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Predicting second language writing proficiency in learner texts using computational tools

Jung, Y. J., Crossley, S. & McNamara, D., Mar 1 2019, In : Journal of Asia TEFL. 16, 1, p. 37-52 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

English language
language
linguistics
rating scale
expert
1 Citation (Scopus)

Using natural language processing and machine learning to classify health literacy from secure messages: The ECLIPPSE study

Balyan, R., Crossley, S. A., Brown, W., Karter, A. J., McNamara, D., Liu, J. Y., Lyles, C. R. & Schillinger, D., Feb 1 2019, In : PloS one. 14, 2, e0212488.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Natural Language Processing
Health Literacy
literacy
artificial intelligence
Learning systems
2018
1 Citation (Scopus)

Comprehension and Writing Strategy Training Improves Performance on Content-Specific Source-Based Writing Tasks

Weston-Sementelli, J. L., Allen, L. K. & McNamara, D., Mar 1 2018, In : International Journal of Artificial Intelligence in Education. 28, 1, p. 106-137 32 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

comprehension
Students
performance
Intelligent systems
instruction

Comprehension in a Scenario-Based Assessment: Domain and Topic-Specific Background Knowledge

McCarthy, K. S., Guerrero, T. A., Kent, K. M., Allen, L. K., McNamara, D., Chao, S. F., Steinberg, J., O’Reilly, T. & Sabatini, J., May 3 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Discourse Processes. p. 1-15 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

comprehension
Students
scenario
Ecosystems
student

Contrasting Writing Practice Formats in a Writing Strategy Tutoring System

Roscoe, R., Allen, L. K. & McNamara, D., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Educational Computing Research.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Students
student
writing instruction
literacy
ability
1 Citation (Scopus)

Learning linkages: Integrating data streams of multiple modalities and timescales

Liu, R., Stamper, J., Davenport, J., Crossley, S., McNamara, D., Nzinga, K. & Sherin, B., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Computer Assisted Learning.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Students
learning
student
classroom
experience
2 Citations (Scopus)

Metacognitive Overload! Positive and Negative Effects of Metacognitive Prompts in an Intelligent Tutoring System

McCarthy, K. S., Likens, A. D., Johnson, A., Guerrero, T. A. & McNamara, D., Sep 1 2018, In : International Journal of Artificial Intelligence in Education. 28, 3, p. 420-438 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Intelligent systems
Students
comprehension
performance
self-assessment
1 Citation (Scopus)

Writing flexibility in argumentative essays: a multidimensional analysis

Allen, L. K., Likens, A. D. & McNamara, D., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Reading and Writing.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

flexibility
Linguistics
Students
linguistics
Aptitude
2017
10 Citations (Scopus)

Cohesion network analysis of CSCL participation

Dascalu, M., McNamara, D., Trausan-Matu, S. & Allen, L. K., Apr 13 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Behavior Research Methods. p. 1-16 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Social Support
Learning
Blogging
Semantics
Regression Analysis
3 Citations (Scopus)

Identifying Creativity During Problem Solving Using Linguistic Features

Skalicky, S., Crossley, S. A., McNamara, D. & Muldner, K., Oct 2 2017, In : Creativity Research Journal. 29, 4, p. 343-353 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Creativity
Linguistics
Language
Natural Language Processing
Metaphor
16 Citations (Scopus)

Predicting Text Comprehension, Processing, and Familiarity in Adult Readers: New Approaches to Readability Formulas

Crossley, S. A., Skalicky, S., Dascalu, M., McNamara, D. & Kyle, K., Mar 19 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Discourse Processes. p. 1-20 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Text processing
Linguistics
comprehension
Processing
Learning systems
9 Citations (Scopus)

Self-Explanation and Reading Strategy Training (SERT) Improves Low-Knowledge Students’ Science Course Performance

McNamara, D., Mar 12 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Discourse Processes. p. 1-14 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Students
science
performance
student
comprehension
2016
6 Citations (Scopus)

A paper recommendation system with readerbench: the graphical visualization of semantically related papers and concepts

Paraschiv, I. C., Dascalu, M., Dessus, P., Trausan-Matu, S. & McNamara, D., 2016, In : Lecture Notes in Educational Technology. 9789812878663, p. 445-451 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Recommender systems
visualization
Visualization
Semantics
semantics
6 Citations (Scopus)

Construct validity in TOEFL iBT speaking tasks: Insights from natural language processing

Kyle, K., Crossley, S. A. & McNamara, D., Jul 1 2016, In : Language Testing. 33, 3, p. 319-340 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

construct validity
speaking
language
linguistics
statistics
7 Citations (Scopus)

Idea Generation in Student Writing: Computational Assessments and Links to Successful Writing

Crossley, S. A., Muldner, K. & McNamara, D., Jul 1 2016, In : Written Communication. 33, 3, p. 328-354 27 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Linguistics
Students
Regression analysis
student
Semantics
26 Citations (Scopus)

Sentiment Analysis and Social Cognition Engine (SEANCE): An automatic tool for sentiment, social cognition, and social-order analysis

Crossley, S. A., Kyle, K. & McNamara, D., May 18 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Behavior Research Methods. p. 1-19 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cognition
Linguistics
Internet
Sentiment
Social Cognition
1 Citation (Scopus)

Taking Control: Stealth Assessment of Deterministic Behaviors Within a Game-Based System

Snow, E. L., Likens, A. D., Allen, L. K. & McNamara, D., Dec 1 2016, In : International Journal of Artificial Intelligence in Education. 26, 4, p. 1011-1032 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Students
student
learning environment
interaction pattern
learning behavior
2 Citations (Scopus)

That noun phrase may be beneficial and this may not be: discourse cohesion in reading and writing

Crossley, S. A., Rose, D. F., Danekes, C., Rose, C. W. & McNamara, D., Sep 15 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Reading and Writing. p. 1-21 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Reading
discourse
text processing
comprehension
expert
20 Citations (Scopus)

The development and use of cohesive devices in L2 writing and their relations to judgments of essay quality

Crossley, S. A., Kyle, K. & McNamara, D., Jun 1 2016, In : Journal of Second Language Writing. 32, p. 1-16 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

semester
language
L2 Writing
language acquisition
group cohesion
6 Citations (Scopus)

The Narrative Waltz: The Role of Flexibility in Writing Proficiency

Allen, L. K., Snow, E. L. & McNamara, D., Jan 18 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Educational Psychology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

flexibility
Students
narrative
Natural Language Processing
Linguistics
2015
50 Citations (Scopus)

A hierarchical classification approach to automated essay scoring

McNamara, D., Crossley, S. A., Roscoe, R., Allen, L. K. & Dai, J., Jan 1 2015, In : Assessing Writing. 23, p. 35-59 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

school grade
Scoring
comprehension
writer
linguistics
37 Citations (Scopus)

Assessing Lexical Proficiency Using Analytic Ratings: A Case for Collocation Accuracy

Crossley, S. A., Salsbury, T. & McNamara, D., Dec 1 2015, In : Applied Linguistics. 36, 5, p. 570-590 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Regression analysis
rating
regression analysis
language
evaluation
3 Citations (Scopus)

Bridging Skill and Task-Oriented Reading

Higgs, K., Magliano, J. P., Vidal-Abarca, E., Martínez, T. & McNamara, D., Dec 16 2015, (Accepted/In press) In : Discourse Processes. p. 1-30 30 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Availability
performance
trend
interaction
science
3 Citations (Scopus)

From generating in the lab to tutoring systems in classrooms

McNamara, D., Jacovina, M. E., Snow, E. L. & Allen, L. K., 2015, In : American Journal of Psychology. 128, 2, p. 159-172 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Students
Learning
Religious Philosophies
Educational Psychology
Natural Language Processing
1 Citation (Scopus)

Natural language processing and game-based practice in iSTART

Jackson, G. T., Boonthum-Deneçke, C. & McNamara, D., 2015, In : Journal of Interactive Learning Research. 26, 2, p. 189-208 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Students
Processing
language
Intelligent systems
Feedback
10 Citations (Scopus)

Partial Verbal Redundancy in Multimedia Presentations for Writing Strategy Instruction

Roscoe, R., Jacovina, M. E., Harry, D., Russell, D. G. & McNamara, D., Sep 1 2015, In : Applied Cognitive Psychology. 29, 5, p. 669-679 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Multimedia
Students
Reading
Learning
Writing Strategies
25 Citations (Scopus)

ReaderBench: Automated evaluation of collaboration based on cohesion and dialogism

Dascalu, M., Trausan-Matu, S., McNamara, D. & Dessus, P., Dec 1 2015, In : International Journal of Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning. 10, 4, p. 395-423 29 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

evaluation
conversation
synergy
tutor
learning environment
3 Citations (Scopus)

Spendency: Students' Propensity to Use System Currency

Snow, E. L., Allen, L. K., Jackson, G. T. & McNamara, D., Sep 1 2015, In : International Journal of Artificial Intelligence in Education. 25, 3, p. 407-427 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

currency
Students
student
comprehension
learning
30 Citations (Scopus)

The tool for the automatic analysis of text cohesion (TAACO): Automatic assessment of local, global, and text cohesion

Crossley, S. A., Kyle, K. & McNamara, D., Sep 28 2015, (Accepted/In press) In : Behavior Research Methods.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Internet
Cohesion
2014
18 Citations (Scopus)

Analyzing Discourse Processing Using a Simple Natural Language Processing Tool

Crossley, S. A., Allen, L. K., Kyle, K. & McNamara, D., 2014, In : Discourse Processes. 51, 5-6, p. 511-534 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

discourse
Processing
language
text analysis
comprehension
46 Citations (Scopus)

Coh-Metrix measures text characteristics at multiple levels of language and discourse

Graesser, A. C., McNamara, D., Cai, Z., Conley, M., Li, H. & Pennebaker, J., 2014, In : Elementary School Journal. 115, 2, p. 211-229 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

discourse
language
comprehension
school grade
linguistics
20 Citations (Scopus)

Does agency matter? Exploring the impact of controlled behaviors within a game-based environment

Snow, E. L., Allen, L. K., Jacovina, M. E. & McNamara, D., 2014, In : Computers and Education. 82, p. 378-392 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Students
student
Strategic planning
ability
strategic planning
32 Citations (Scopus)
writer
semester
longitudinal study
interpretation
Computational
13 Citations (Scopus)

Emergent behaviors in computer-based learning environments: Computational signals of catching up

Snow, E. L., Jackson, G. T. & McNamara, D., 2014, In : Computers in Human Behavior. 41, p. 62-70 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Learning
Aptitude
Students
Individuality
Reading
5 Citations (Scopus)

Frequency effects and second language lexical acquisition Word types, word tokens, and word production

Crossley, S., Salsbury, T., Titak, A. & McNamara, D., 2014, In : International Journal of Corpus Linguistics. 19, 3, p. 301-332 32 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

language acquisition
interpretation
language
learning
evidence
15 Citations (Scopus)
student
ability
36 Citations (Scopus)

L2 writing practice: Game enjoyment as a key to engagement

Allen, L. K., Crossley, S. A., Snow, E. L. & McNamara, D., 2014, In : Language Learning and Technology. 18, 2, p. 124-150 27 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Students
student
Intelligent systems
Writing Practices
Enjoyment

Making the most out of it: Maximizing learners' benefits from expert, peer and automated feedback across domains

Wichmann, A., McNamara, D., Bolzer, M., Strijbos, J. W., Fischer, F., Leiba, M., Funk, A., Rummel, N., Ronen, M., Peters, O., Narciss, S., Korndle, H., Roscoe, R., Varner, L. K., Snow, E. L. & Quintana, C., 2014, In : Proceedings of International Conference of the Learning Sciences, ICLS. 3, January, p. 1416-1425 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

expert
Feedback
Data mining
classroom
learning
12 Citations (Scopus)

Reading comprehension components and their relation to writing

Allen, L. K., Snow, E. L., Crossley, S. A., Jackson, G. T. & McNamara, D., Dec 1 2014, In : Annee Psychologique. 114, 4, p. 663-691 29 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Reading
Aptitude
Vocabulary
Students
Short-Term Memory

Society for Text and Discourse Annual Meeting 2013: Introduction to the Special Issue

McNamara, D. & Schober, M. F., 2014, In : Discourse Processes. 51, 5-6, p. 357-358 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

discourse
Society
Discourse
30 Citations (Scopus)

The writing pal intelligent tutoring system: Usability testing and development

Roscoe, R., Allen, L. K., Weston, J. L., Crossley, S. A. & McNamara, D., Dec 1 2014, In : Computers and Composition. 34, p. 39-59 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Intelligent systems
Testing
Students
Feedback
writing instruction
1 Citation (Scopus)

What do they do? Tracing students' patterns of interactions within a game-Based intelligent tutoring system

Snow, E. L., Tanner Jackson, G. & McNamara, D., 2014, In : Proceedings of International Conference of the Learning Sciences, ICLS. 3, January, p. 1481-1482 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Intelligent systems
interaction pattern
Students
interaction
student
25 Citations (Scopus)

What Is Successful Writing? An Investigation Into the Multiple Ways Writers Can Write Successful Essays

Crossley, S. A., Roscoe, R. & McNamara, D., 2014, In : Written Communication. 31, 2, p. 184-214 31 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Linguistics
writer
Cluster analysis
linguistics
Processing
2013
20 Citations (Scopus)

Applications of text analysis tools for spoken response grading

Crossley, S. & McNamara, D., Jun 2013, In : Language Learning and Technology. 17, 2, p. 171-192 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

text analysis
grading
speaking
rating
Linear regression
17 Citations (Scopus)

Comparing comprehension measured by multiple-choice and open-ended questions

Ozuru, Y., Briner, S., Kurby, C. A. & McNamara, D., Sep 2013, In : Canadian Journal of Experimental Psychology. 67, 3, p. 215-227 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Reading
17 Citations (Scopus)

Comparing count-based and band-based indices of word frequency: Implications for active vocabulary research and pedagogical applications

Crossley, S. A., Cobb, T. & McNamara, D., Dec 2013, In : System. 41, 4, p. 965-981 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

vocabulary
Active Vocabulary
Word Frequency
language
learning
15 Citations (Scopus)
teacher
student
linguistics
Textual Analysis
teacher rating
67 Citations (Scopus)

Motivation and performance in a game-based intelligent tutoring system

Jackson, G. T. & McNamara, D., Nov 2013, In : Journal of Educational Psychology. 105, 4, p. 1036-1049 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Motivation
Learning
Students
performance
learning environment
51 Citations (Scopus)

Natural language processing in an intelligent writing strategy tutoring system

McNamara, D., Crossley, S. A. & Roscoe, R., Jun 2013, In : Behavior Research Methods. 45, 2, p. 499-515 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Natural Language Processing
Linguistics
Artificial Intelligence
Reading
Communication
42 Citations (Scopus)

Predicting human judgments of essay quality in both integrated and independent second language writing samples: A comparison study

Guo, L., Crossley, S. A. & McNamara, D., Jul 2013, In : Assessing Writing. 18, 3, p. 218-238 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

language
linguistics
Second Language Writing
foreign language
Linguistic Features