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2017

What'd you say again? Recurrence quantification analysis as a method for analyzing the dynamics of discourse in a reading strategy tutor

Allen, L. K., Likens, A., Perret, C. & McNamara, D., Mar 13 2017, LAK 2017 Conference Proceedings - 7th International Learning Analytics and Knowledge Conference: Understanding, Informing and Improving Learning with Data. Association for Computing Machinery, p. 373-382 10 p. (ACM International Conference Proceeding Series).

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

10 Scopus citations
2019

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

2 Scopus citations
2018

Exploring online course sociograms using cohesion network analysis

Sirbu, M. D., Dascalu, M., Crossley, S. A., McNamara, D., Barnes, T., Lynch, C. F. & Trausan-Matu, S., Jan 1 2018, Artificial Intelligence in Education - 19th International Conference, AIED 2018, Proceedings. Springer Verlag, p. 337-342 6 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 10948 LNAI).

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

4 Scopus citations
2019

Automated Scoring of Self-explanations Using Recurrent Neural Networks

Panaite, M., Ruseti, S., Dascalu, M., Balyan, R., McNamara, D. S. & Trausan-Matu, S., Jan 1 2019, Transforming Learning with Meaningful Technologies - 14th European Conference on Technology Enhanced Learning, EC-TEL 2019, Proceedings. Scheffel, M., Broisin, J., Pammer-Schindler, V., Ioannou, A. & Schneider, J. (eds.). Springer Verlag, p. 659-663 5 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 11722 LNCS).

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

2016

Adaptive educational technologies for literacy instruction

Crossley, S. A. & McNamara, D., Jan 1 2016, Taylor and Francis. 310 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

11 Scopus citations

Lost in Springdale: An interactive narrative for adult literacy learners

Johnson, A., Jacovina, M. E., Jackson, T. G., Tighe, E. L. & McNamara, D., Jan 1 2016, Intelligent Tutoring Systems - 13th International Conference, ITS 2016, Proceedings. Micarelli, A., Stamper, J. & Panourgia, K. (eds.). Springer Verlag, p. 476-477 2 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 9684).

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

1 Scopus citations
2017

Writing analytics literacy - Bridging from research to practice

Knight, S., Allen, L., Gibson, A., McNamara, D. & Shum, S. B., Mar 13 2017, LAK 2017 Conference Proceedings - 7th International Learning Analytics and Knowledge Conference: Understanding, Informing and Improving Learning with Data. Association for Computing Machinery, p. 496-497 2 p. (ACM International Conference Proceeding Series).

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

3 Scopus citations
2016

Combining click-Stream data with NLP tools to better understand MOOC completion

Crossley, S., McNamara, D., Paquette, L., Baker, R. S. & Dascalu, M., Apr 25 2016, LAK 2016 Conference Proceedings, 6th International Learning Analytics and Knowledge Conference - Enhancing Impact: Convergence of Communities for Grounding, Implementation, and Validation. Association for Computing Machinery, Vol. 25-29-April-2016. p. 6-14 9 p.

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

50 Scopus citations
2019

Predicting multi-document comprehension: Cohesion network analysis

Nicula, B., Perret, C. A., Dascalu, M. & McNamara, D. S., Jan 1 2019, Artificial Intelligence in Education - 20th International Conference, AIED 2019, Proceedings. Isotani, S., Millán, E., Ogan, A., McLaren, B., Hastings, P. & Luckin, R. (eds.). Springer Verlag, p. 358-369 12 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 11625 LNAI).

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

Automated summarization evaluation (ASE) using natural language processing tools

Crossley, S. A., Kim, M., Allen, L. & McNamara, D., Jan 1 2019, Artificial Intelligence in Education - 20th International Conference, AIED 2019, Proceedings. Isotani, S., Hastings, P., Ogan, A., McLaren, B., Millán, E. & Luckin, R. (eds.). Springer Verlag, p. 84-95 12 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 11625 LNAI).

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

Are you talking to me? Multi-dimensional language analysis of explanations during reading

Allen, L. K., Perret, C., Mills, C. & McNamara, D., Mar 4 2019, Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Learning Analytics and Knowledge: Learning Analytics to Promote Inclusion and Success, LAK 2019. Association for Computing Machinery, p. 116-120 5 p. (ACM International Conference Proceeding Series).

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

2017

iSTART-ALL: Confronting adult low literacy with intelligent tutoring for reading comprehension

Johnson, A., Guerrero, T. A., Tighe, E. L. & McNamara, D., 2017, Artificial Intelligence in Education - 18th International Conference, AIED 2017, Proceedings. Springer Verlag, Vol. 10331 LNAI. p. 125-136 12 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 10331 LNAI).

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

4 Scopus citations
2016

Intelligent tutoring systems for literacy: Existing technologies and continuing challenges

Jacovina, M. E. & McNamara, D., Jan 1 2016, Intelligent Tutoring Systems: Structure, Applications and Challenges. Nova Science Publishers, Inc., p. 153-174 22 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

1 Scopus citations

MOOC learner behaviors by country and culture; An exploratory analysis

Liu, Z., Brown, R., Lynch, C. F., Barnes, T., Baker, R., Bergner, Y. & McNamara, D., Jan 1 2016, p. 127-134. 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

19 Scopus citations
2017

Development of an interactive narrative for adult literacy learners

Johnson, A., Tighe, E. L., Jacovina, M. E., Jackson, G. T. & McNamara, D., Jun 16 2017, End-User Considerations in Educational Technology Design. IGI Global, p. 238-262 25 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2018

Scaffolding deep comprehension strategies through point&query, autotutor, and istart

Graesser, A. C., McNamara, D. S. & VanLehn, K., Jan 1 2018, Computers as Metacognitive Tools for Enhancing Learning: A Special Issue of Educational Psychologist. Taylor and Francis, Vol. 40. p. 226-234 9 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2016

Finding the needle in a haystack: Who are the most central authors within a domain?

Paraschiv, I. C., Dascalu, M., McNamara, D. & Trausan-Matu, S., 2016, Adaptive and Adaptable Learning - 11th European Conference on Technology Enhanced Learning, EC-TEL 2016, Proceedings. Springer Verlag, Vol. 9891 LNCS. p. 632-635 4 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 9891 LNCS).

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

1 Scopus citations
2017

Combining machine learning and natural language processing to assess literary text comprehension

Balyan, R., McCarthy, K. S. & McNamara, D. S., Jan 1 2017, p. 244-249. 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

4 Scopus citations
2019

Writing flexibility in argumentative essays: a multidimensional analysis

Allen, L. K., Likens, A. D. & McNamara, D., Jun 15 2019, In : Reading and Writing. 32, 6, p. 1607-1634 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Literacy: From the perspective of text and discourse theory

McNamara, D. S., Roscoe, R., Allen, L., Balyan, R. & McCarthy, K. S., Jan 1 2019, In : Journal of Language and Education. 5, 3, p. 56-69 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2017

Predicting success in massive open online courses (Moocs) using cohesion network analysis

Crossley, S. A., Dascalu, M., McNamara, D. S., Baker, R. & Trausan-Matu, S., Jan 1 2017, Making a Difference: Prioritizing Equity and Access in CSCL - 12th International Conference on Computer Supported Collaborative Learning, CSCL 2017 - Conference Proceedings. Smith, B. K., Borge, M., Mercier, E. & Lim, K. Y. (eds.). International Society of the Learning Sciences (ISLS), p. 103-110 8 p. (Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning Conference, CSCL; vol. 1).

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

11 Scopus citations

Assessing question quality using NLP

Kopp, K. J., Johnson, A., Crossley, S. A. & McNamara, D., 2017, Artificial Intelligence in Education - 18th International Conference, AIED 2017, Proceedings. Springer Verlag, Vol. 10331 LNAI. p. 523-527 5 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 10331 LNAI).

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

2 Scopus citations

Cognition in education

McCrudden, M. T. & McNamara, D., Jul 28 2017, Taylor and Francis. 130 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

4 Scopus citations

Stairstepper: An adaptive remedial iSTART module

Perret, C. A., Johnson, A., McCarthy, K. S., Guerrero, T. A., Dai, J. & McNamara, D., 2017, Artificial Intelligence in Education - 18th International Conference, AIED 2017, Proceedings. Springer Verlag, Vol. 10331 LNAI. p. 557-560 4 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 10331 LNAI).

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

4 Scopus citations
2018

Modeling math success using cohesion network analysis

Crossley, S. A., Sirbu, M. D., Dascalu, M., Barnes, T., Lynch, C. F. & McNamara, D., Jan 1 2018, Artificial Intelligence in Education - 19th International Conference, AIED 2018, Proceedings. Springer Verlag, p. 63-67 5 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 10948 LNAI).

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

1 Scopus citations
2020

Cohesion network analysis: Predicting course grades and generating sociograms for a romanian moodle course

Dascalu, M. D., Dascalu, M., Ruseti, S., Carabas, M., Trausan-Matu, S. & McNamara, D. S., 2020, Intelligent Tutoring Systems - 16th International Conference, ITS 2020, Proceedings. Kumar, V. & Troussas, C. (eds.). Springer, p. 174-183 10 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 12149 LNCS).

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

2017

Teaching iSTART to understand Spanish

Dascalu, M., Jacovina, M. E., Soto, C. M., Allen, L. K., Dai, J., Guerrero, T. A. & McNamara, D., 2017, Artificial Intelligence in Education - 18th International Conference, AIED 2017, Proceedings. Springer Verlag, Vol. 10331 LNAI. p. 485-489 5 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 10331 LNAI).

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

2 Scopus citations
2018

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., Aug 18 2018, In : Discourse Processes. 55, 5-6, p. 510-524 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations
2020

Developing and Testing Automatic Models of Patient Communicative Health Literacy Using Linguistic Features: Findings from the ECLIPPSE study

Crossley, S. A., Balyan, R., Liu, J., Karter, A. J., McNamara, D. & Schillinger, D., Jan 1 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Health Communication.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2017

Preface: Special Issue on Multidisciplinary Approaches to AI and Education for Reading and Writing

Passonneau, R. J., McNamara, D., Muresan, S. & Perin, D., Dec 1 2017, In : International Journal of Artificial Intelligence in Education. 27, 4, p. 665-670 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

4 Scopus citations
2019

A Commentary on Construct Validity When Using Operational Virtual Learning Environment Data in Effectiveness Studies

Huggins-Manley, A. C., Beal, C. R., D’Mello, S. K., Leite, W. L., Cetin-Berber, D. D., Kim, D. & McNamara, D. S., Oct 2 2019, In : Journal of Research on Educational Effectiveness. 12, 4, p. 750-759 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations
2017

The Next Frontier in Communication and the ECLIPPSE Study: Bridging the Linguistic Divide in Secure Messaging

Schillinger, D., McNamara, D., Crossley, S., Lyles, C., Moffet, H. H., Sarkar, U., Duran, N., Allen, J., Liu, J., Oryn, D., Ratanawongsa, N. & Karter, A. J., 2017, In : Journal of Diabetes Research. 2017, 1348242.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

7 Scopus citations
2019

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 2019, In : PloS one. 14, 2, e0212488.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2 Scopus citations

Reading comprehension and metacognition: The importance of inferential skills

Soto, C., Gutiérrez de Blume, A. P., Jacovina, M., McNamara, D., Benson, N., Riffo, B. & Kruk, R., Jan 1 2019, In : Cogent Education. 6, 1, 1565067.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
8 Scopus citations
2018

Predicting question quality using recurrent neural networks

Ruseti, S., Dascalu, M., Johnson, A., Balyan, R., Kopp, K. J., McNamara, D., Crossley, S. A. & Trausan-Matu, S., 2018, Artificial Intelligence in Education - 19th International Conference, AIED 2018, Proceedings. Mavrikis, M., Penstein Rosé, C., McLaren, B., Hoppe, H. U., Luckin, R., Porayska-Pomsta, K., du Boulay, B. & Martinez-Maldonado, R. (eds.). Springer Verlag, p. 491-502 12 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 10947 LNAI).

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

3 Scopus citations

A multi-Dimensional analysis of writing flexibility in an automated writing evaluation system

Allen, L. K., Likens, A. D. & McNamara, D., Mar 7 2018, Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Learning Analytics and Knowledge: Towards User-Centred Learning Analytics, LAK 2018. Association for Computing Machinery, p. 380-388 9 p. (ACM International Conference Proceeding Series).

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

3 Scopus citations
2017

The design implementation framework: Iterative design from the lab to the classroom

Stone, M. L., Kent, K. M., Roscoe, R., Corley, K. M., Allen, L. K. & McNamara, D., Jun 16 2017, End-User Considerations in Educational Technology Design. IGI Global, p. 77-98 22 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

1 Scopus citations
2018

Comparing machine learning classification approaches for predicting expository text difficulty

Balyan, R., McCarthy, K. S. & McNamara, D. S., Jan 1 2018, Proceedings of the 31st International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference, FLAIRS 2018. Brawner, K. & Rus, V. (eds.). AAAI press, p. 421-426 6 p. (Proceedings of the 31st International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference, FLAIRS 2018).

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

4 Scopus citations
2017

Metacognitive prompt overdose: Positive and negative effects of prompts in iSTART

McCarthy, K. S., Johnson, A., Likens, A. D., Martin, Z. & McNamara, D. S., Jan 1 2017, p. 404-405. 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

1 Scopus citations
2016

Timing game-based practice in a reading comprehension strategy tutor

Jacovina, M. E., Jackson, G. T., Snow, E. L. & McNamara, D., 2016, Intelligent Tutoring Systems - 13th International Conference, ITS 2016, Proceedings. Springer Verlag, Vol. 9684. p. 59-68 10 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 9684).

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

3 Scopus citations
2017

Adaptive reading and writing instruction in iSTART and W-Pal

Johnson, A., McCarthy, K. S., Kopp, K. J., Perret, C. A. & McNamara, D., 2017, FLAIRS 2017 - Proceedings of the 30th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference. AAAI Press, p. 561-566 6 p.

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

3 Scopus citations
2016

Toward revision-sensitive feedback in automated writing evaluation

Roscoe, R. D., Jacovina, M. E., Allen, L. K., Johnson, A. C. & McNamara, D. S., Jan 1 2016, p. 628-629. 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

1 Scopus citations
2018

NLP: Getting computers to understand discourse

McNamara, D., Allen, L. K., McCarthy, K. S. & Balyan, R., Jan 1 2018, Deep Comprehension: Multi-Disciplinary Approaches to Understanding, Enhancing, and Measuring Comprehension. Taylor and Francis, p. 224-236 13 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

1 Scopus citations
2019

Sentiment in academic texts

Solovyev, V., Solnyshkina, M., Gafiyatova, E., McNamara, D. & Ivanov, V., May 9 2019, Proceedings of the 24th Conference of Open Innovations Association FRUCT, FRUCT 2019. IEEE Computer Society, p. 408-414 7 p. 8711900. (Conference of Open Innovation Association, FRUCT; vol. 2019-April).

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

2018

Towards an Automated Model of Comprehension (AMoC)

Dascalu, M., Paraschiv, I. C., McNamara, D. & Trausan-Matu, S., Jan 1 2018, Lifelong Technology-Enhanced Learning - 13th European Conference on Technology Enhanced Learning, EC-TEL 2018, Proceedings. Elferink, R., Drachsler, H., Pammer-Schindler, V., Perez-Sanagustin, M. & Scheffel, M. (eds.). Springer Verlag, p. 427-436 10 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 11082 LNCS).

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

1 Scopus citations
2017

Linking language to math success in an on-line course

Crossley, S., Barnes, T., Lynch, C. & McNamara, D. S., Jan 1 2017, p. 180-185. 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

6 Scopus citations

Automatically identifying humorous and persuasive language produced during a creative problem-solving task

Skalicky, S., Crossley, S. A., McNamara, D. & Muldner, K., 2017, FLAIRS 2017 - Proceedings of the 30th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference. AAAI Press, p. 282-287 6 p.

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

Toward an integrated perspective of writing as a discourse process

McNamara, D. & Allen, L. K., Jan 1 2017, The Routledge Handbook of Discourse Processes, Second Edition. Taylor and Francis, p. 362-389 28 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

3 Scopus citations

iSTART therefore I understand: But metacognitive supports did not enhance comprehension gains

McCarthy, K. S., Jacovina, M. E., Snow, E. L., Guerrero, T. A. & McNamara, D., 2017, Artificial Intelligence in Education - 18th International Conference, AIED 2017, Proceedings. Springer Verlag, Vol. 10331 LNAI. p. 201-211 11 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 10331 LNAI).

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

1 Scopus citations
2019

Longitudinal analysis and visualization of participation in online courses powered by cohesion network analysis

Sirbu, M. D., Dascalu, M., Crossley, S. A., McNamara, D. S. & Trausan-Matu, S., Jan 1 2019, A Wide Lens: Combining Embodied, Enactive, Extended, and Embedded Learning in Collaborative Settings - 13th International Conference on Computer Supported Collaborative Learning, CSCL 2019 - Conference Proceedings. Lund, K., Niccolai, G. P., Lavoue, E., Hmelo-Silver, C., Gweon, G. & Baker, M. (eds.). International Society of the Learning Sciences (ISLS), (Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning Conference, CSCL; vol. 2).

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

3 Scopus citations