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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

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
2016

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
2019

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

2011

Using LIWC and Coh-Metrix to investigate gender differences in linguistic styles

Bell, C. M., McCarthy, P. M. & McNamara, D., Dec 1 2011, Applied Natural Language Processing: Identification, Investigation and Resolution. IGI Global, p. 545-556 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

8 Scopus citations
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
2010

MiBoard: A digital game from a physical world

Dempsey, K. B., Jackson, G. T., Brunelle, J. F., Rowe, M. & McNamara, D. S., Oct 19 2010, Proceedings of the 23rd International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference, FLAIRS-23. p. 498-503 6 p. (Proceedings of the 23rd International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference, FLAIRS-23).

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

1 Scopus citations

The evolution of an automated reading strategy tutor: From the classroom to a game-enhanced automated system

Jackson, G. T., Dempsey, K. B. & McNamara, D. S., Dec 1 2010, New Science of Learning: Cognition, Computers and Collaboration in Education. Springer New York, p. 283-306 24 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

12 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
2013

Linguistic content analysis as a tool for improving adaptive instruction

Varner, L. K., Jackson, G. T., Snow, E. L. & McNamara, D., Jul 16 2013, Artificial Intelligence in Education - 16th International Conference, AIED 2013, Proceedings. p. 692-695 4 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 7926 LNAI).

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

1 Scopus citations
2012

Comprehension skill, inference making, and the role of knowledge

McNamara, D. S., Oreilly, T. & De Vega, M., Jan 1 2012, Higher Level Language Processes in the Brain: Inference and Comprehension Processes. Taylor and Francis, p. 233-254 22 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

16 Scopus citations
2015

The dynamical analysis of log data within educational games

Snow, E. L., Allen, L. K. & McNamara, D., Jan 1 2015, Serious Games Analytics: Methodologies for Performance Measurement, Assessment, and Improvement. Springer International Publishing, p. 81-100 20 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

4 Scopus citations
2013

Using automatic scoring models to detect changes in student writing in an intelligent tutoring system

Crossley, S. A., Roscoe, R. & McNamara, D., Dec 13 2013, FLAIRS 2013 - Proceedings of the 26th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference. p. 208-213 6 p. (FLAIRS 2013 - Proceedings of the 26th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference).

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

22 Scopus citations
2011

Coh-Metrix: An automated tool for theoretical and applied natural language processing

McNamara, D. & Graesser, A. C., Dec 1 2011, Applied Natural Language Processing: Identification, Investigation and Resolution. IGI Global, p. 188-205 18 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

44 Scopus citations
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

2015

Pssst⋯ Textual features⋯ There is more to automatic essay scoring than just you!

Crossley, S., Allen, L. K., McNamara, D. & Snow, E. L., Mar 16 2015, ACM International Conference Proceeding Series. Association for Computing Machinery, Vol. 16-20-March-2015. p. 203-207 5 p.

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

9 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
2015

Am I wrong or am I right? Gains in monitoring accuracy in an intelligent tutoring system for writing

Allen, L. K., Crossley, S. A., Snow, E. L., Jacovina, M. E., Perret, C. & McNamara, D., 2015, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics). Springer Verlag, Vol. 9112. p. 533-536 4 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 9112).

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

4 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

2013

Cohesion-based prompt effects in argumentative writing

Crossley, S. A., Varner, L. K. & McNamara, D., Dec 13 2013, FLAIRS 2013 - Proceedings of the 26th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference. p. 202-207 6 p. (FLAIRS 2013 - Proceedings of the 26th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference).

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

4 Scopus citations
2015

Readerbench: The learning companion

Dascalu, M., Stavarache, L. L., Dessus, P., Trausan-Matu, S., McNamara, D. & Bianco, M., 2015, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics). Springer Verlag, Vol. 9112. p. 915-916 2 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 9112).

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

4 Scopus citations

Communities of performance & communities of preference

Brown, R., Lynch, C., Wang, Y., Eagle, M., Albert, J., Barnes, T., Baker, R., Bergner, Y. & McNamara, D., 2015, CEUR Workshop Proceedings. CEUR-WS, Vol. 1446.

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

11 Scopus citations
2011

Automatic natural language processing and the detection of reading skills and reading comprehension

Boonthum-Denecke, C., McCarthy, P. M., Lamkin, T. A., Jackson, G. T., Magliano, J. P. & McNamara, D. S., Sep 9 2011, Proceedings of the 24th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society, FLAIRS - 24. p. 234-239 6 p. (Proceedings of the 24th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society, FLAIRS - 24).

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

2 Scopus citations
2013

The impact of performance orientation on students' interactions and achievements in an ITS

Snow, E. L., Jackson, G. T., Varner, L. K. & McNamara, D., Dec 13 2013, FLAIRS 2013 - Proceedings of the 26th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference. p. 521-526 6 p. (FLAIRS 2013 - Proceedings of the 26th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference).

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

3 Scopus citations
2010

Towards a computational assessment of freewriting quality

Weston, J. L., Crossley, S. A. & McNamara, D. S., Oct 19 2010, Proceedings of the 23rd International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference, FLAIRS-23. p. 283-288 6 p. (Proceedings of the 23rd International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference, FLAIRS-23).

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

8 Scopus citations

The role of local and global weighting in assessing the semantic similarity of texts using latent semantic analysis

Lintean, M., Moldovan, C., Rus, V. & McNamara, D., Oct 19 2010, Proceedings of the 23rd International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference, FLAIRS-23. p. 235-240 6 p. (Proceedings of the 23rd International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference, FLAIRS-23).

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

21 Scopus citations
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
2012

Detecting the first language of second language writers using automated indices of cohesion, lexical sophistication, syntactic complexity and conceptual knowledge

Crossley, S. A. & McNamara, D., Jan 1 2012, Approaching Language Transfer Through Text Classification: Explorations in the Detection-Based Approach. Channel View Publications, p. 106-126 21 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

7 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
2011

Automated assessment of paragraph quality: Introduction, body, and conclusion paragraphs

Roscoe, R. D., Crossley, S. A., Weston, J. L. & McNamara, D. S., Sep 9 2011, Proceedings of the 24th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society, FLAIRS - 24. p. 281-286 6 p. (Proceedings of the 24th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society, FLAIRS - 24).

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

6 Scopus citations
2013

Feedback and revising in an intelligent tutoring system for writing strategies

Roscoe, R., Snow, E. L. & McNamara, D., Jul 16 2013, Artificial Intelligence in Education - 16th International Conference, AIED 2013, Proceedings. p. 259-268 10 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 7926 LNAI).

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

10 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
2014

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

Snow, E. L., Tanner Jackson, G. & McNamara, D., Jan 1 2014, In : Proceedings of International Conference of the Learning Sciences, ICLS. 3, January, p. 1481-1482 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

1 Scopus citations
2015

Dialogism: A framework for CSCL and a signature of collaboration

Dascalu, M., Trausan-Matu, S., Dessus, P. & McNamara, D. S., Jan 1 2015, Exploring the Material Conditions of Learning: Computer Supported Collaborative Learning Conference 2015, CSCL 2015 - Conference Proceedings. Lindwall, O., Hakkinen, P., Koschmann, T., Tchounikine, P. & Ludvigsen, S. (eds.). International Society of the Learning Sciences (ISLS), p. 86-93 8 p. (Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning Conference, CSCL; vol. 1).

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

7 Scopus citations
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
2012

Changing how students process and comprehend texts with computer-based self-explanation training

Kurby, C., Magliano, J., Dandotkar, S., Woehrle, J., Gilliam, S. & McNamara, D., Jan 1 2012, In : Journal of Educational Computing Research. 47, 4, p. 429-459 31 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 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
2014

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Analyzing Discourse Processing Using a Simple Natural Language Processing Tool

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

27 Scopus citations
2015

2014 society for text and discourse annual meeting: Introduction to the special issue

McNamara, D. & Schober, M. F., Jul 4 2015, In : Discourse Processes. 52, 5-6, p. 335-336 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

2014

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

Crossley, S. A., Roscoe, R. & McNamara, D., Jan 1 2014, In : Written Communication. 31, 2, p. 184-214 31 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 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
2011

Computational methods to extract meaning from text and advance theories of human cognition

McNamara, D. S., Jan 1 2011, In : Topics in Cognitive Science. 3, 1, p. 3-17 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

40 Scopus citations
2012

Computer-based scaffolding to facilitate students' development of expertise in academic writing

Proske, A., Narciss, S. & McNamara, D. S., May 1 2012, In : Journal of Research in Reading. 35, 2, p. 136-152 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 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

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
2012

The effect of metacomprehension judgment task on comprehension monitoring and metacognitive accuracy

Ozuru, Y., Kurby, C. A. & McNamara, D., Aug 1 2012, In : Metacognition and Learning. 7, 2, p. 113-131 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations
2013

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

Ozuru, Y., Briner, S., Kurby, C. A. & McNamara, D., Sep 1 2013, In : Canadian Journal of Experimental Psychology. 67, 3, p. 215-227 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

25 Scopus citations