• 696 Citations
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20052020

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Research Output

2020

Ask Dr. Discovery: the impact of a casual mobile game on visitor engagement with science museum content

Nelson, B. C., Bowman, C. D. D., Bowman, J. D., Pérez Cortés, L. E., Adkins, A., Escalante, E., Owen, B. L., Ha, J. & Su, M., Feb 1 2020, In : Educational Technology Research and Development. 68, 1, p. 345-362 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2019

Differences in visitor characteristics and experiences on episodic free admission days

Bowman, C. D. D., Adkins, A., Owen, B. L., Rogers, K. J., Escalante, E., Bowman, J., Nelson, B. & Stoltman, A., Jan 1 2019, In : Museum Management and Curatorship.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2018

The impact of game-based design on visitor engagement with a science museum app

Nelson, B., Bowman, C., Bowman, J. & Kim, Y., Jan 1 2018, Proceedings of the 12th European Conference on Game-Based Learning, ECGBL 2018. Ciussi, M. (ed.). Dechema e.V., Vol. 2018-October. p. 479-486 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

1 Scopus citations

The role of immersive virtual environments in raising science self-efficacy

Ketelhut, D. J. & Nelson, B., Jan 1 2018, Proceedings of the 12th European Conference on Game-Based Learning, ECGBL 2018. Ciussi, M. (ed.). Dechema e.V., Vol. 2018-October. p. 281-287 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2 Scopus citations
2017
2 Scopus citations

Preface

Pivec, M., Gründler, J., Admiraal, W., Alemi, M., All, A., Almeida, A., Amresh, A., Arnab, S., Ask, K., Avouris, N., Awwal, N., Hauge, J. B., Badau, D., Barata, A., Barendregt, W., Basaiawmoit, R., Bellotti, F., Blanchfield, P., Borit, M., Boskic, N. & 165 others, Boyle, L., Brady, M., Bratitsis, T., Brinch, S., Brom, C., Brooks, A., Brown, D., Brox, E., Busch, C., Caldeira, C., Callies, S., Cardoso, T., Carron, T., Casimir, R., De Castro, A. V., Chang, M., Charalambis, D., Charles, D., Charlier, N., Chee, Y. S., Chen, M. P., Chiarello, F., Connolly, T., Crockett, L., Darwish, T., Sigurdardottir, H., Deliyannis, I., Demirbilek, M., Sigurdardottir, H. D., Duin, H., Dyer, R., Edgar, D., Ejsing-Duun, S., Escudeiro, P., Felicia, P., Fesakis, G., Figueira, A. P., Fotaris, P., Fujimoto, T., George, S., Georgiadis, P., Gerodetti, N., Giannakoulopoulos, A., Gjedde, L., Goebel, S., Gomez-Martin, P. P., Gouscos, D., Grigoriadou, M., Guralnick, D., Guttormsgaard, V., Habgood, J., Hainey, O., Hanghoj, T., Hawlitschek, A., Hemben, T., Hlavacs, H., Hommedal, S. H., Hollins, P., Idrus, R., Wang, A. I., Ismail, M., Jans, R., Juzeleniene, S., Kalavassis, F., Kalogiannakis, M., Karakostas, A., Katzlinger-Felhofer, E., Ketamo, H., Ketelhut, D. J., Kickmeier-Rust, M., Kiili, K., Koeppen, V., Kolås, L., Kordaki, M., Korkut, S., Kourti, E., Li, K., Lukosch, H., MaCleod, H., Magnussen, R., Majgaard, G., Marchetti, E., Marques, B., Marty, J. C., Marzantowicz, L., Mehm, F., Meimaris, M., Michel, C., Moffat, D., Montero-Fleta, B., Moseley, A., Mota, D., Mozelius, P., Nadolski, R., Nelson, B., Neville, K., Ng, A. W. Y., Nixon, D., Nocchi, S., Broin, D. O., O'Mullane, J., Skevik, T. O., Øygardslia, K., Panagouli, D., Papagiannakis, G., Papakonstantinou, G., Papastergiou, M., Peachey, P., Peirce, N., Perez-Sabater, C., Pfeiffer, A., Pimenidis, E., Piramuthu, S., Plohn, T., Popescu, M. M., Poskiene, A., Poylymenakou, A., Reis, R., Retalis, S., Rito, P., Rogers, G., Rossiou, E., Roussou, M., Rugelj, J., Salajan, F., Santorineos, M., Sardone, N., Schneider, E., Shabalina, O., Shah, S., Siepermann, M., Sillaots, M., Silseth, K., Sim, G., Sime, J. A., Skoumpourdi, C., Soebke, H., Stansfield, M., Steinicke, M., Stewart, I., Tang, S., Thomas, A., Tomos, F., Trivedi, U., Tsiatsos, T., Tunstall, R., Vahed, A., Vallance, M., Van Eck, R., Van Oostendorp, H., Van Rosmalen, P., Vaz De Carvalho, C., Verhagen, H., Voulgari, I., Weitz, C. L., Wendel, V., Westera, W., Westin, T., Whitton, N., Williams, D., Wilson, A., Wilson, A., Wong, Y. S., Zaharias, P. & Zorina, A., Jan 1 2017, In : Proceedings of the 11th European Conference on Games Based Learning, ECGBL 2017. p. viii-x

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

2016

Blending formal and informal learning environments: The case of SAVE science

Ketelhut, D. J. & Nelson, B., 2016, Proceedings of the 10th European Conference on Games Based Learning, ECGBL 2016. Dechema e.V., Vol. 2016-January. p. 314-318 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Critical friend commentary

Nelson, B., Feb 17 2016, Student Attainment in Higher Education: Issues, controversies and debates. Taylor and Francis Inc., p. 110-111 2 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Effects of visual cues and self-explanation prompts: empirical evidence in a multimedia environment

Lin, L., Atkinson, R., Savenye, W. & Nelson, B., May 18 2016, In : Interactive Learning Environments. 24, 4, p. 799-813 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Scopus citations

Visual Signaling in a High-Search Virtual World-based Assessment: A SAVE Science Design Study

Nelson, B., Kim, Y. & Slack, K., Apr 15 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Technology, Knowledge and Learning. p. 1-14 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations
2014

Avatar personalization: Towards the enhancement of competence beliefs

Foshee, C. M. & Nelson, B., Apr 1 2014, In : International Journal of Gaming and Computer-Mediated Simulations. 6, 2, p. 1-14 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Design and gender in immersive learning environments

Ketelhut, D. J., Nelson, B., Bergey, B. & Ryu, M., Jan 1 2014, Proceedings of the European Conference on Games-based Learning. Busch, C. (ed.). Dechema e.V., p. 265-271 7 p. (Proceedings of the European Conference on Games-based Learning; vol. 1).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Visual signaling in virtual world-based assessments: The SAVE Science project

Nelson, B., Kim, Y., Foshee, C. & Slack, K., Jan 1 2014, In : Information Sciences. 264, p. 32-40 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations
2013

Advances in assessment of students' intuitive understanding of physics through gameplay data

Martinez-Garza, M. M., Clark, D. & Nelson, B., Jan 1 2013, In : International Journal of Gaming and Computer-Mediated Simulations. 5, 4, p. 1-16 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Design principles for creating educational virtual worlds

Nelson, B., Ketelhut, D. J., Kim, Y., Foshee, C. & Slack, K., Jan 1 2013, Emerging Technologies for the Classroom: A Learning Sciences Perspective. Springer New York, p. 205-222 18 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

1 Scopus citations

Digital games and the US National Research Council's science proficiency goals

Martinez-Garza, M., Clark, D. B. & Nelson, B., Sep 1 2013, In : Studies in Science Education. 49, 2, p. 170-208 39 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

17 Scopus citations
2012

Design for learning in virtual worlds

Nelson, B. & Erlandson, B. E., Jan 1 2012, Taylor and Francis. 220 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

13 Scopus citations

Presence and middle school students' participation in a virtual game environment to assess science inquiry

Schifter, C. C., Ketelhut, D. J. & Nelson, B., Aug 3 2012, In : Educational Technology and Society. 15, 1, p. 53-63 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations
2011

Exploring Newtonian mechanics in a conceptually-integrated digital game: Comparison of learning and affective outcomes for students in Taiwan and the United States

Clark, D. B., Nelson, B., Chang, H. Y., Martinez-Garza, M., Slack, K. & D'Angelo, C. M., Nov 1 2011, In : Computers and Education. 57, 3, p. 2178-2195 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

86 Scopus citations

Global channels of evidence for learning and assessment in complex game environments

Nelson, B., Erlandson, B. & Denham, A., Jan 1 2011, In : British Journal of Educational Technology. 42, 1, p. 88-100 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

33 Scopus citations
2010

A multi-user virtual environment for building and assessing higher order inquiry skills in science

Ketelhut, D. J., Nelson, B., Clarke, J. & Dede, C., Jan 1 2010, In : British Journal of Educational Technology. 41, 1, p. 56-68 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

125 Scopus citations

Collaboration modality, cognitive load, and science inquiry learning in virtual inquiry environments

Erlandson, B. E., Nelson, B. & Savenye, W., Dec 1 2010, In : Educational Technology Research and Development. 58, 6, p. 693-710 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

28 Scopus citations

Designing for real-world scientific inquiry in virtual environments

Ketelhut, D. J. & Nelson, B., Jun 2010, In : Educational Research. 52, 2, p. 151-167 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Scopus citations

Exploring cognitive load in immersive educational games: The save science project

Nelson, B., Ketelhut, D. J. & Schifter, C., Jan 1 2010, In : International Journal of Gaming and Computer-Mediated Simulations. 2, 1, p. 31-39 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations

Finding essential complexity for learning in virtual worlds

Erlandson, B. E., Nelson, B. & Denham, A. R., 2010, Learning in the Disciplines: ICLS 2010 Conference Proceedings - 9th International Conference of the Learning Sciences. Vol. 2. p. 300-301 2 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Presence, Piaget's stages of development and middle school children participation in an immersive virtual game environment

Schifter, C. C., Ketelhut, D. J. & Nelson, B. C., Dec 1 2010, Proceedings of the IADIS International Conference on Cognition and Exploratory Learning in the Digital Age, CELDA 2010. p. 79-86 8 p. (Proceedings of the IADIS International Conference on Cognition and Exploratory Learning in the Digital Age, CELDA 2010).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Reviving Dewey's "reflective thinking" Framework for the design of problems in virtual learning environment-based assessments of content and inquiry

Majerich, D. M., Ketelhut, D. J., Schifter, C. S., Nelson, B. & Kim, Y., 2010, Learning in the Disciplines: ICLS 2010 Conference Proceedings - 9th International Conference of the Learning Sciences. Vol. 2. p. 358-359 2 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Sources of evidence for embedded assessment in immersive games

Nelson, B., Erlandson, B. & Denham, A., 2010, Learning in the Disciplines: ICLS 2010 Conference Proceedings - 9th International Conference of the Learning Sciences. Vol. 2. p. 286-287 2 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

SURGE: Integrating Vygotsky's spontaneous and instructed concepts in a digital game?

Clark, D. B., Nelson, B., D'Angelo, C. A., Slack, K. & Martinez-Garza, M., 2010, Learning in the Disciplines: ICLS 2010 Conference Proceedings - 9th International Conference of the Learning Sciences. Vol. 2. p. 384-385 2 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

8 Scopus citations

Terra Nova toward Terra Firma: Data on games for science learning

Clark, D. B., Martinez-Garza, M., Enyedy, N., Steinkuehler, C., Squire, K., Jan, M., Hickey, D. T., Danish, J., Kwon, E. J., Filsecker, M. K., Nelson, B., D'Angelo, C. M., Slack, K., Kim, Y., Foshee, C., Ketelhut, D. J., Schifter, C., Mudegowder, D., Majerich, D., Wills, M. & 10 others, Shelton, A., McCormack, P., Kane, T., Freeman, Z., Klopfer, E., Zhang, C., Perry, J., Sheldon, J., Clarke-Midura, J. & Garduno, E., 2010, Learning in the Disciplines: ICLS 2010 Conference Proceedings - 9th International Conference of the Learning Sciences. Vol. 2. p. 244-251 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

The development of river city, a multi-user virtual environment-based scientific inquiry curriculum: Historical and design evolutions

Ketelhut, D. J., Clarke, J. & Nelson, B., Dec 1 2010, Designs for Learning Environments of the Future: International Perspectives from the Learning Sciences. Springer US, p. 89-110 22 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

24 Scopus citations

Using immersive virtual environments to assess science content understanding: The impact of context

Ketelhut, D. J., Nelson, B., Schifter, C. C. & Kim, Y., Dec 1 2010, Proceedings of the IADIS International Conference on Cognition and Exploratory Learning in the Digital Age, CELDA 2010. p. 227-230 4 p. (Proceedings of the IADIS International Conference on Cognition and Exploratory Learning in the Digital Age, CELDA 2010).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

3 Scopus citations

Using visualization to link abstract science and everyday experience

Linn, M. C., Shen, J., Chang, H. Y., Tsai, K. C., Chiu, J. L., Clark, D. B., Nelson, B., D'Angelo, C. M., Slack, K., Martinez, M., McElhaney, K. W., Enriquez, R., Varma, K., Wiebe, E. N., Carter, M., Minogue, J., Madden, L., Bedward, J. & Zhang, H. Z., 2010, Learning in the Disciplines: ICLS 2010 Conference Proceedings - 9th International Conference of the Learning Sciences. Vol. 2. p. 228-235 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2009

Save Science: Presence theory and virtual games

Schifter, C. C., Ketelhut, D. J. & Nelson, B., Dec 1 2009, IADIS International Conference on Cognition and Exploratory Learning in Digital Age, CELDA 2009. p. 425-428 4 p. (IADIS International Conference on Cognition and Exploratory Learning in Digital Age, CELDA 2009).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Virtual environments for situated science assessment

Ketelhut, D. J., Nelson, B. & Schifter, C. C., Dec 1 2009, IADIS International Conference on Cognition and Exploratory Learning in Digital Age, CELDA 2009. p. 507-508 2 p. (IADIS International Conference on Cognition and Exploratory Learning in Digital Age, CELDA 2009).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

1 Scopus citations
2008
37 Scopus citations

Managing cognitive load in educational multi-user virtual environments: Reflection on design practice

Nelson, B. & Erlandson, B. E., Dec 1 2008, In : Educational Technology Research and Development. 56, 5-6, p. 619-641 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

48 Scopus citations

Rethinking pedagogy: Using multi-user virtual environments to foster authentic science learning

Ketelhut, D. J., Clarke, J., Nelson, B. & Dukas, G., 2008, Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning Conference, CSCL. PART 1 ed. p. 438-445 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

1 Scopus citations
2007

Exploring embedded guidance and self-efficacy in educational multiuser virtual environments

Nelson, B. & Ketelhut, D. J., Dec 1 2007, CSCL 2007 - Computer Supported Collaborative Learning Conference 2007: Mice, Minds, and Society. PART 2 ed. p. 544-546 3 p. (Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning Conference, CSCL; vol. 8, no. PART 2).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

1 Scopus citations
111 Scopus citations

Scientific inquiry in educational multi-user virtual environments

Nelson, B. & Ketelhut, D. J., Sep 1 2007, In : Educational Psychology Review. 19, 3, p. 265-283 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

74 Scopus citations