Yu-Hao Lee

Yu-Hao Lee, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Media Production, Management, and Technology associate professor, has received a 2022 Meta AR/VR Policy Research Asia Pacific Region grant for the research proposal “Safety and Boundary in a Shared Metaverse – A Cross-Cultural Investigation.” Lee and Jih Hsuan Lin from…

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Posted: October 4, 2022

Artificial Intelligence is now being used to help tutor students at all educational levels. AI tutors can enhance learning outcomes such as facilitating various teaching-learning practices within and outside the classroom, supporting students 24/7, and providing students from economically disadvantaged areas access to all kinds of learning materials without being…

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Posted: August 16, 2022

Unemployment can have devastating effects on people’s psychological and social well-being. The lack of control over one’s life and the loss of social connectedness that commonly result from unemployment can become even more severe during a pandemic. To manage the adverse effects of unemployment and maintain one’s well-being, unemployed workers…

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Posted: May 31, 2022

Unemployment can have devastating effects on people’s psychological and social wellbeing. According to a new study, using emotion-focused video games can have a positive impact on unemployed workers’ wellbeing and reemployment. The findings by Yu-Hao Lee, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Media Production, Management, and Technology associate…

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Posted: May 18, 2022

To better understand another, try walking a mile in their…video? Virtual reality (VR) and 360-degree video have made impactful contributions to immersive storytelling over the last decade. Both have come to be known as “empathy machines,” due to their ability to afford the viewer the perspective of another. They have…

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Posted: October 21, 2021

Sri Kalyanaraman, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Journalism professor, Media Production, Management, and Technology Associate Professor Yu-Hao Lee and Daniel Pimentel, Ph.D. 2020, are the co-authors of “Voices of the Unsung: The Role of Social Presence and Interactivity n Building Empathy in 360 Video” published in New…

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Posted: August 30, 2021

Yu-Hao Lee, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Telecommunication associate professor, and two CJC doctoral students won first place in the Gene Burd Top Faculty Research Paper Competition  from the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) Communication Technology Division. Lee, Fanjue Liu and Mo Chen…

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Posted: May 18, 2021

Kun Xu, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Telecommunication assistant professor in emerging media, has been named a 2020-2021 UF Global Fellow by the UF International Center and the Office of Global Research. As a fellow, Xu will conduct a study of how users’ feedback, social groups, and…

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Posted: December 11, 2020

Social media has played an important role in mobilizing collective social actions around the world. Occupy Wall Street, #BlackLivesMatter, and #MeToo are just a few examples of movements for social change that gained speed via social media channels. Yu-Hao Lee, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Telecommunication associate…

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Posted: September 8, 2020

Yu-Hao Lee, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Telecommunication associate professor, is the co-author of “How Video Streamers’ Mental Health Disclosures Affect Viewers’ Risk Preparations” published in Health Communication on Aug. 26. Lee, Chien Wen Yuan and Donghee Yvette Wohn examined how exposure to an online streamers’ depression…

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Posted: August 31, 2020

Yu-Hao Lee, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Telecommunication associate professor, is the co-author of “The More the Merrier? The Effects of System-Aggregated Group Size Information on User’s Efficacy and Intention to Participate in Collective Actions” published in Internet Research on July 21. In the article, Lee and…

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Posted: July 29, 2020

Four University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications faculty, Carma Bylund, Yu-Hao Lee, Matt Sheehan and Tim Sorel, have recently been promoted and two were granted tenure. Bylund was granted tenure and is now a full professor in the Public Relations Department. She is also an associate professor in…

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Posted: June 23, 2020