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2013

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 1 2013, In : Assessing Writing. 18, 3, p. 218-238 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

58 Scopus citations

Students’ walk through tutoring: Using a random walk analysis to profile students

Snow, E. L., Likens, A. D., Tanner Jackson, G. & McNamara, D. S., Jan 1 2013, Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Educational Data Mining, EDM 2013. D'Mello, S. K., Calvo, R. A. & Olney, A. (eds.). International Educational Data Mining Society, (Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Educational Data Mining, EDM 2013).

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

10 Scopus citations

The epistemic stance between the author and reader: A driving force in the cohesion of text and writing

McNamara, D., Oct 1 2013, In : Discourse Studies. 15, 5, p. 579-595 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations

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

The Impact of System Interactions on Motivation and Performance in a Game-Based Learning Environment

Snow, E. L., Jackson, G. T., Varner, L. K. & McNamara, D., Jan 1 2013, HCI International 2013 - Posters' Extended Abstracts - International Conference, HCI International 2013, Proceedings. PART II ed. Springer Verlag, p. 103-107 5 p. (Communications in Computer and Information Science; vol. 374, no. PART II).

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

4 Scopus citations

The nature of mind wandering during reading varies with the cognitive control demands of the reading strategy

Moss, J., Schunn, C. D., Schneider, W. & McNamara, D., Nov 20 2013, In : Brain Research. 1539, p. 48-60 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Scopus citations

The writing-pal: Natural language algorithms to support intelligent tutoring on writing strategies

McNamara, D., Raine, R., Roscoe, R., Crossley, S. A., Jackson, G. T., Dai, J., Cai, Z., Renner, A., Brandon, R., Weston, J. L., Dempsey, K., Carney, D., Sullivan, S., Kim, L., Rus, V., Floyd, R., McCarthy, P. M. & Graesser, A. C., Sep 30 2013, K-12 Education: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications. IGI Global, Vol. 2. p. 780-793 14 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

10 Scopus citations

Using automated indices of cohesion to evaluate an intelligent tutoring system and an automated writing evaluation system

Crossley, S. A., Varner, L. K., Roscoe, R. & McNamara, D., Jul 16 2013, Artificial Intelligence in Education - 16th International Conference, AIED 2013, Proceedings. p. 269-278 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

17 Scopus citations

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

Using multi-level models to assess data from an intelligent tutoring system

Weston, J. L. & McNamara, D. S., Jan 1 2013, Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Educational Data Mining, EDM 2013. D'Mello, S. K., Calvo, R. A. & Olney, A. (eds.). International Educational Data Mining Society, (Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Educational Data Mining, EDM 2013).

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

Writing pal: Feasibility of an intelligent writing strategy tutor in the high school classroom

Roscoe, R. & McNamara, D., Nov 1 2013, In : Journal of Educational Psychology. 105, 4, p. 1010-1025 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

71 Scopus citations
2012

A comparison of gains between educational games and a traditional ITS

Jackson, G. T., Boonthum-Denecke, C. & McNamara, D., Aug 20 2012, Proceedings of the 25th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference, FLAIRS-25. p. 444-449 6 p. (Proceedings of the 25th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference, FLAIRS-25).

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

3 Scopus citations

A linguistic analysis of expert-generated paraphrases

Brandon, R. D., Crossley, S. A. & McNamara, D., Aug 20 2012, Proceedings of the 25th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference, FLAIRS-25. p. 268-271 4 p. (Proceedings of the 25th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference, FLAIRS-25).

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

Automated evaluation of text and discourse with Coh-Metrix

McNamara, D., Graesser, A. C., McCarthy, P. M. & Cai, Z., Jan 1 2012, Cambridge University Press. 278 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

251 Scopus citations

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

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

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

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

Developing pedagogically-guided threshold algorithms for intelligent automated essay feedback

Roscoe, R., Kugler, D., Crossley, S. A., Weston, J. L. & McNamara, D., Aug 20 2012, Proceedings of the 25th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference, FLAIRS-25. p. 466-471 6 p. (Proceedings of the 25th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference, FLAIRS-25).

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

8 Scopus citations

Inference generation and cohesion in the construction ofsituation models: Some connections with computational linguistics

Graesser, A. C., Louwerse, M. M., Mc Namara, D. S., Zhiqiang Cai, A. O. & Mitchell, H. H., Jan 1 2012, Higher Level Language Processes in the Brain: Inference and Comprehension Processes. Taylor and Francis, p. 289-310 22 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

9 Scopus citations

Predicting second language writing proficiency: The roles of cohesion and linguistic sophistication

Crossley, S. A. & McNamara, D. S., May 1 2012, In : Journal of Research in Reading. 35, 2, p. 115-135 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

73 Scopus citations

Predicting the proficiency level of language learners using lexical indices

Crossley, S. A., Salsbury, T. & McNamara, D. S., Apr 1 2012, In : Language Testing. 29, 2, p. 243-263 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

41 Scopus citations

Syntagmatic, paradigmatic, and automatic N-gram approaches to assessing essay quality

Crossley, S. A., Cai, Z. & McNamara, D., Aug 20 2012, Proceedings of the 25th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference, FLAIRS-25. p. 214-219 6 p. (Proceedings of the 25th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference, FLAIRS-25).

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

17 Scopus citations

Text simplification and comprehensible input: A case for an intuitive approach

Crossley, S. A., Allen, D. & McNamara, D., Jan 1 2012, In : Language Teaching Research. 16, 1, p. 89-108 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

23 Scopus citations

The comparative and combined contributions of n-Grams, coh-metrix indices and error types in the L1 classification of learner texts

Jarvis, S., Bestgen, Y., Crossley, S. A., Granger, S., Paquot, M., Thewissen, J. & McNamara, D., Jan 1 2012, Approaching Language Transfer Through Text Classification: Explorations in the Detection-Based Approach. Channel View Publications, p. 154-177 24 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

1 Scopus citations

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

11 Scopus citations
2011

A linguistic analysis of student-generated paraphrases

Rus, V., Feng, S., Brandon, R., Crossely, S. & McNamara, D. S., Sep 9 2011, Proceedings of the 24th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society, FLAIRS - 24. p. 293-298 6 p. (Proceedings of the 24th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society, FLAIRS - 24).

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

3 Scopus citations

Applying NLP metrics to students' self-explanations

Jackson, G. T. & McNamara, D., Dec 1 2011, Applied Natural Language Processing: Identification, Investigation and Resolution. IGI Global, p. 261-274 14 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

4 Scopus citations

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

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

Classifying paragraph types using linguistic features: Is paragraph positioning important?

Crossley, S. A., Dempsey, K. & McNamara, D., Dec 2011, In : Journal of Writing Research. 3, 2, p. 119-143 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
12 Scopus citations

Coh-metrix: Providing multilevel analyses of text characteristics

Graesser, A. C., McNamara, D. S. & Kulikowich, J. M., Jun 2011, In : Educational Researcher . 40, 5, p. 223-234 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

224 Scopus citations

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

45 Scopus citations
40 Scopus citations

Computational analyses of multilevel discourse comprehension

Graesser, A. C. & McNamara, D. S., Apr 1 2011, In : Topics in Cognitive Science. 3, 2, p. 371-398 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

128 Scopus citations

Computationally assessing expert judgments of freewriting quality

Weston, J. L., Crossley, S. A. & McNamara, D., Dec 1 2011, Applied Natural Language Processing: Identification, Investigation and Resolution. IGI Global, p. 364-381 18 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

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

Interlanguage talk: A computational analysis of non-native speakers' lexical production and exposure

Crossley, S. A. & McNamara, D., Dec 1 2011, Applied Natural Language Processing: Identification, Investigation and Resolution. IGI Global, p. 423-435 13 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Internal usability testing of automated essay feedback in an intelligent writing tutor

Roscoe, R. D., Varner, L. K., Cai, Z., Weston, J. L., Crossley, S. A. & McNamara, D. S., Sep 9 2011, Proceedings of the 24th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society, FLAIRS - 24. p. 543-548 6 p. (Proceedings of the 24th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society, FLAIRS - 24).

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

12 Scopus citations

Maximizing ANLP evaluation: Harmonizing flawed input

Renner, A. M., McCarthy, P. M., Boonthum-Denecke, C. & McNamara, D., Dec 1 2011, Applied Natural Language Processing: Identification, Investigation and Resolution. IGI Global, p. 436-454 19 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

1 Scopus citations

Measuring deep, reflective comprehension and learning strategies: Challenges and successes

McNamara, D., Aug 1 2011, In : Metacognition and Learning. 6, 2, p. 195-203 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

36 Scopus citations

Motivational impacts of a game-based intelligent tutoring system

Jackson, G. T. & McNamara, D. S., Sep 9 2011, Proceedings of the 24th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society, FLAIRS - 24. p. 519-524 6 p. (Proceedings of the 24th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society, FLAIRS - 24).

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

16 Scopus citations

Newness and givenness of information: Automated identification in written discourse

McCarthy, P. M., Dufty, D., Hempelmann, C. F., Cai, Z., McNamara, D. & Graesser, A. C., Dec 1 2011, Applied Natural Language Processing: Identification, Investigation and Resolution. IGI Global, p. 455-476 22 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Newness and givenness of information: Automated identification in written discourse

McCarthy, P. M., Dufty, D., Hempelmann, C. F., Cai, Z., McNamara, D. & Graesser, A. C., Dec 1 2011, Cross-Disciplinary Advances in Applied Natural Language Processing: Issues and Approaches. IGI Global, p. 202-224 23 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Number of words versus number of ideas: Finding a better predictor of writing quality

Weston, J. L., Crossley, S. A., McCarthy, P. M. & McNamara, D. S., Sep 9 2011, Proceedings of the 24th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society, FLAIRS - 24. p. 335-340 6 p. (Proceedings of the 24th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society, FLAIRS - 24).

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

4 Scopus citations

Predicting human scores of essay quality using computational indices of linguistic and textual features

Crossley, S. A., Roscoe, R. & McNamara, D. S., Jun 23 2011, Artificial Intelligence in Education - 15th International Conference, AIED 2011. p. 438-440 3 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 6738 LNAI).

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

22 Scopus citations

Predicting lexical proficiency in language learner texts using computational indices

Crossley, S. A., Salsbury, T., McNamara, D. S. & Jarvis, S., Oct 2011, In : Language Testing. 28, 4, p. 561-580 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

56 Scopus citations

Psycholinguistic word information in second language oral discourse

Salsbury, T., Crossley, S. A. & McNamara, D. S., Jul 1 2011, In : Second Language Research. 27, 3, p. 343-360 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

40 Scopus citations

Shared features of L2 writing: Intergroup homogeneity and text classification

Crossley, S. A. & McNamara, D. S., Dec 1 2011, In : Journal of Second Language Writing. 20, 4, p. 271-285 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Scopus citations

Short and long term benefits of enjoyment and learning within a serious game

Jackson, G. T., Dempsey, K. B. & McNamara, D. S., Jun 23 2011, Artificial Intelligence in Education - 15th International Conference, AIED 2011. p. 139-146 8 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 6738 LNAI).

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

14 Scopus citations