Welcome to the School of Communication.

Dr. Maria Moore

Associate Professor
Mass Media Program Coordinator
  • BIOGRAPHY
  • Maria A. Moore has twenty-five years of senior broadcast media management experience. She also taught at the Newhouse School of Communications at Syracuse University and at Columbia College Chicago.
  • CURRENT COURSES
  • COM 287Sec 38 Independent Study
  • COM 361Sec 1 Mass Media Law,Pol,EDownload Syllabus
  • COM 361Sec 2 Mass Media Law,Pol,EDownload Syllabus
  • TEACHING INTERESTS
  • Communication Law & Policy Media Ethics Converged Media Media Management Television Programming Documentary Production Television Program Development Media Sales & Marketing
  • RESEARCH INTERESTS
  • In Mass Media: the holistic fusion of human story and technology in digital media, media law, media ethics, First Amendment issues, whistleblower or leaked sources for investigative reporting, multimodal media production, and documentary production. In the scholarship of teaching and learning (SoTL): collaborative learning, civic engagement, and participatory research.
  • EDD Education - 2007
  • National Louis University
  • Chicago, IL
  • Dissertation/Thesis topic: Circle of Stars:
  • MA Broadcast Management - 1985
  • Texas Tech University
  • Lubbock, TX
  • BA Broadcast Journalism - 1976
  • Brigham Young University
  • Provo, UT
  • SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
  • Noel, C. M., & Moore, M. A. (Producers) (2015). Watch And Learn: A Documentary Exploring The Effects Of Video-Based Pedagogy. [Video/DVD] Normal, IL: Illinois State University.
  • Moore, M. A., Huxford, J., & K. M. Hopper (2014). Whistleblower as news source: A complex relationship examined through a survey of journalists’ attitudes. Journal of Applied Journalism & Media Studies 3:3, 359-378.
  • Moore, M. A., Martindale, C., & Pacotti, N. (Producers) (2014). Student Free Speech at Illinois State University: A Digital Documentary Exploring Student Speech Acts and Student Learning. [Video/DVD] Normal, IL: Illinois State University. Public Exhibitions, competitively reviewed: o The 11th Annual Conference for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (ISSOTL), Quebec City, Canada, October 2014. o Elevate: the Central States Communication Association Annual Convention, Minneapolis, MN, April 2014. o Second Annual Critical Media Conference, Normal, IL March 2014.
  • Moore, M. A. (2014). Praxis collaborators: A faculty and broadcaster alliance examining the issue of stem cell research. Scholars’ Press, Saarbrücken, Germany.
  • Moore, M. A., Rahn, A., Cooper, M., Kopp, A., & Meincke, C. (Producers) (2012). Civic engagement at ISU: Case Studies & Reflection. [Video/DVD] Normal, IL: Illinois State University.
  • Moore, M. A., & Perry, S. D. (2012). Oughts v. ends: Seeking an ethical normative standard for communication journal acceptance methods. Journal of Academic Ethics 10(2), 113-121.
  • PRESENTATIONS
  • Hunt, S., Carpenter, N., Hopper, K.M., Lippert, L., & Moore, M. (2015, April). Talking SMACC about social media: Converging scholarship through cutting-edge technology in the classroom. Discussion panel presented at the annual meeting of the Central States Communication Association, Madison, WI.
  • FUNDED GRANTS
  • Jamie Comstock Mentorship Award
  • School of Communciation
  • 2015
  • Scholarship of Teaching & Learning Scholar Mentor
  • Office of the Cross Chair for SoTL
  • 2014
  • Journalism & Mass Communication Teacher of the Year
  • Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication
  • 2013
  • Top Paper, Ethics and Freedom of Speech Division
  • Central States Communication Association
  • 2013
  • Research Initiative Award
  • Illinois State University
  • 2012
  • Teaching Initiative Award
  • Illinois State University
  • 2011