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Dr Mimi Hodis BA, MA, PhD

Senior Lecturer

School of Communication, Journalism and Marketing

I have published in the Journal of Applied Communication Research, Communication Yearbook, International Journal of Communication, and Basic Communication Course Annual. My research has received international recognition in being awarded the Top Published Journal article of 2010 presented by the Communication Apprehension and Competence Division of the National Communication Association, 2011.  I also received the Top Three Papers Award from the Instructional and Developmental Communication Division of the International Communication Association, 2010. 

I was awarded a PhD in communication from Southern Illinois University Carbondale, USA. My research interests are particularly class instruction and its effect on communication apprehension, self-perceived communication competence, and willingness to communicate;  public relations; persuasive communication; student communication patterns and their relationship with self-regulation mechanisms and motivation to achieve in school.

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Professional

Contact details

  • Ph: 64-4-8015799 ext 62356
    Location: 5F45, Block 5
    Campus: Wellington

Qualifications

  • BA Philology - West University of Timisoara, Romania (1998)
  • MA Applied Linguistics - Southern Illinois University Carbondale, USA (2005)
  • PhD Communication - Southern Illinois University Carbondale, USA (2009)

Research Expertise

Research Interests

My research interests are particularly class instruction and its effect on communication apprehension, self-perceived communication competence, and willingness to communicate; cultural identity; public relations; persuasive communication; student communication patterns and their relationship with self-regulation mechanisms and motivation to achieve in school.

Thematics

21st Century Citizenship, Health and Well-being

Area of Expertise

Field of research codes
Applied Linguistics and Educational Linguistics (200401): Languages, Communication And Culture (200000): Linguistics (200400)

Keywords

Research methods

Public relations

Instructional communication

 

Research Outputs

Journal

Hodis, FA., Hattie, JAC., & Hodis, GM. (2017). Investigating student motivation at the confluence of multiple effectiveness strivings: A study of promotion, prevention, locomotion, assessment, and their interrelationships. Personality and Individual Differences. 109, 181-191
[Journal article]Authored by: Hodis, G.
Hodis, FA., & Hodis, GM. (2017). Assessing Motivation of Secondary School Students: An Analysis of Promotion and Prevention Orientations as Measured by the Regulatory Focus Questionnaire. Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment. 35(7), 670-682
[Journal article]Authored by: Hodis, G.
Hodis, FA., Hattie, JAC., & Hodis, GM. (2016). Measuring promotion and prevention orientations of secondary school students: It is more than meets the eye. Measurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development. 49(3), 194-206
[Journal article]Authored by: Hodis, G.
Hodis, FA., Tait, C., Hodis, GM., Hodis, MA., & Scornavacca, E. (2016). Analyzing student motivation at the confluence of achievement goals and their underlying reasons: an investigation of goal complexes. Social Psychology of Education. 19(3), 643-660
[Journal article]Authored by: Hodis, G.
Hodis, FA., Johnston, M., Meyer, LH., McClure, J., Hodis, GM., & Starkey, L. (2015). Maximal levels of aspiration, minimal boundary goals, and their relationships with academic achievement: The case of secondary-school students. British Educational Research Journal. 41(6), 1125-1141
[Journal article]Authored by: Hodis, G.
Hodis, F., & Hodis, GM. (2015). Expectancy, value, promotion, and prevention: An integrative account of regulatory fit vs. non-fit with student satisfaction with communicating with teachers. Annals of the International Communication Association. 39(1), 339-370
[Journal article]Authored by: Hodis, G.
Hodis, FA., & Hodis, GM. (2013). Latent growth modeling for communication research: Opportunities and perspectives.. Communication Yearbook. 37, 183-218 Retrieved from http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9780415823319/
[Journal article]Authored by: Hodis, G.
Hodis, GM., & Hodis, FA. (2013). Static and dynamic interplay among communication apprehension, communicative self-efficacy, and willingness to communicate in the communication course. Basic Communication Course Annual. 25, 70-125 Retrieved from http://www.americanpresspublishers.com/BCCAContents2013.html
[Journal article]Authored by: Hodis, G.
Hodis, GM., & Hodis, FA. (2012). Trends in communicative self-efficiency: A comparative analysis. Basic Communication Course Annuals. 24, 40-80 Retrieved from http://www.americanpresspublishers.com/BCCA.html
[Journal article]Authored by: Hodis, G.
Hodis, GM., & Hodis, FA. (2012). A mediation analysis of international students' patterns of computer-mediated communication. International Journal of Communication. 6, 2846-2869 Retrieved from http://ijoc.org/ojs/index.php/ijoc/article/view/1328
[Journal article]Authored by: Hodis, G.
Hodis, GM., Bardhan, NR., & Hodis, FA. (2010). Patterns of change in willingness to communicate in public speaking contexts: A latent growth modeling analysis. Journal of Applied Communication Research. 38(3), 248-267
[Journal article]Authored by: Hodis, G.

Report

Chu, C., Glasgow, A., Rimoni, F., Hodis, GM., & Meyer, LH. (2013). An analysis of recent Pasifika education research literature to inform improved outcomes for Pasifika learners. ( Report No. RMR-1017). Ministry of Education and Victoria University of Wellington.
[Commissioned Report]Authored by: Hodis, G.

Conference

Hodis, GM., & Hodis, F. (2017, July). How we communicate and how satisfied we are with our communication predicts how motivated we are. Presented at Australia and New Zealand Communication Association. Sydney, Australia.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Hodis, G.
Hodis, GM.(2016, July). Key roles played by PR/Communication departments: A comparison study of senior communication practitioners from Australia, Brazil, Canada, New Zealand, South Africa, and the United States. . Retreived from https://docs.google.com/document/d/1YD1YpKWue30ZQCJytIBBa77WKtFEnIPMt2nVVzeed8A/edit
[Conference]Authored by: Hodis, G.
Hodis, GM. (2015, July). Globally accepted practices (GAP) study: A study of New Zealand senior communication practitioners. Presented at Australian and New Zealand Communication Association. Queenstown, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Hodis, G.
Hodis, F., & Hodis, GM.Multidimensional effectiveness strivings and their motivational trade-offs.. . Paris, France
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Hodis, G.
Hodis, F., & Hodis, GM. (2014). Measuring the promotion and prevention orientations of secondary school students.. Poster session presented at the meeting of the 7th Educational Psychology Forum. Dunedin, New Zealand
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Hodis, G.
Hodis, FA., Tait, C., Hodis, GM., Hodis, MA., & Scornavacca, E. (2014). Goal complexes: Approaching the task to develop rather than demonstrate ability. Poster session presented at the meeting of American Educational Research Association 2014 Annual Meeting. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Hodis, G.
Hodis, FA., & Hodis, GM. (2013). Similarities and differences in expectancy, value, and regulatory focus antecedents among gender by ethnicity groups. Poster session presented at the meeting of Social Psychology of the Classroom International Conference. Auckland, New Zealand
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Hodis, G.
Hodis, FA., & Hodis, GM. (2012). Revisiting the separation of achievement goals for the case of secondary school students. In 8th Conference of the International Test Commission [ITC]: Modern Advances in Assessment: Testing and Digital Technology, Policies and Guidelines: Conference Program(pp. 70 - 70). , 8th Conference of the International Test Commission The Netherlands: International Test Commission
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Hodis, G.
Hodis, FA., & Hodis, GM.(2012). Revisiting the separation of achievement goals from the case of secondary school students. . Amsterdam, The Netherlands
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Hodis, G.
Hodis, FA., & Hodis, GM. (2012). Uncovering systematic sources of variability: The case of self-perceived communication competence. Poster session presented at the meeting of 8th Conference of the International Test Commission [ITC]: Modern Advances in Assessment: Testing and Digital Technology, Policies and Guidelines. Amsterdam, The Netherlands
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Hodis, G.
Hodis, GM., & Hodis, FA.(2011). Change in self-perceptions of communication competence: A comparative analysis of differences across gender and class rank (year of study). . Hamilton, New Zealand
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Hodis, G.
Hodis, F., & Hodis, M.(2011). Bonding and bridging social capital in online interactions: A study of international students. . Hamilton, New Zealand
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Hodis, G.
Hodis, GM., & Hodis, FA. (2011). Change in self-perceptions of communication competence: A comparative analysis of differences across gender and class rank (year of study). In A. Henderson, & N. Ferrer-Roca (Eds.) Proceedings of the Australian and New Zealand Communication Association [ANZCA] Conference: Communication on the Edge: Shifting boundaries and identities. (pp. 1 - 18). New Zealand: Australian and New Zealand Communication Association [ANZCA] Conference: Communication on the Edge: Shifting boundaries and identities
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Hodis, G.
Hodis, FA., & Hodis, GM.(2010). A mediation analysis of international students' patterns of computer-mediated communication. . Denver, CO, United States
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Hodis, G.
Hodis, FA., & Hodis, GM. (2010). A mediation analysis of international students' patterns of computer-mediated communication. In American Education Research Association Annual Meeting: Understanding Complex Ecologies in a Changing World: Searchable Programme, American Education Research Association Annual Meeting: Understanding Complex Ecologies in a Changing World United States: American Education Research Association
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Hodis, G.
Hodis, GM., & Hodis, FA. (2010). Evaluating instruction the right way: An assessment of multifaceted growth in students’ willingness to communicate. Poster session presented at the meeting of American Education Research Association Annual Meeting: Understanding Complex Ecologies in a Changing World. Denver, CO, United States
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Hodis, G.
Hodis, GM., & Hodis, FA. (2010). Evaluating instruction the right way: An assessment of multifaceted growth in students’ willingness to communicate. In American Education Research Association Annual Meeting: Understanding Complex Ecologies in a Changing World: Searchable Programme, American Education Research Association Annual Meeting: Understanding Complex Ecologies in a Changing World United States: American Education Research Association
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Hodis, G.
Hodis, GM., & Hodia, FA.(2010). Evaluating instruction the right way: An assessment of multifaceted growth in students’ willingness to communicate. Paper presented at the meeting of American Education Research Association Annual Meeting: Understanding Complex Ecologies in a Changing World. Denver, CO, United States
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Hodis, G.

Thesis

Hodis, GM. (2009). A longitudinal latent growth modeling perspective on communication apprehension, self-perceived communication competence, and willingness to communicate. (Doctoral Thesis)
[Doctoral Thesis]Authored by: Hodis, G.

Consultancy and Languages

Languages

  • Romanian
    Last used: Daily
    Spoken ability: Excellent
    Written ability: Excellent
  • Maori
    Last used: On special occasions
    Spoken ability: Average
    Written ability: Average

Supervision and Teaching

Summary of Doctoral Supervision

Position Current Completed
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