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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

5 Scopus citations
39 Scopus citations

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

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

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

124 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

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

Computerized text analysis: Assessment and research potentials for promoting learning

Lee, H. S., McNamara, D., Bracey, Z. B., Wilson, C., Osborne, J., Haudek, K. C., Liu, O. L., Pallant, A., Gerard, L., Linn, M. C. & Sherin, B., 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), p. 743-750 8 p. (Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning Conference, CSCL; vol. 2).

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

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

9 Scopus citations

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

4 Scopus citations

Contributions of self-explanation to comprehension of high- and low-cohesion texts

Ozuru, Y., Briner, S., Best, R. & Mcnamara, D. S., Nov 1 2010, In : Discourse Processes. 47, 8, p. 641-667 27 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Scopus citations

Critical perspectives on writing analytics

Shum, S. B., Knight, S., McNamara, D., Allen, L., Bektik, D. & Crossley, S., 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, p. 481-483 3 p. (ACM International Conference Proceeding Series; vol. 25-29-April-2016).

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

12 Scopus citations

Data not to trust

McNamara, D., Jan 1 2015, Ethical Challenges in the Behavioral and Brain Sciences. Cambridge University Press, p. 119-120 2 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

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 component scores from natural language processing tools to assess human ratings of essay quality

Crossley, S. A. & McNamara, D., 2014, Proceedings of the 27th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference, FLAIRS 2014. The AAAI Press, p. 381-386 6 p.

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

4 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

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

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

Discourse cohesion: A signature of collaboration

Dascalu, M., Trausan-Matu, S., Dessus, P. & McNamara, D., Mar 16 2015, Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Learning Analytics and Knowledge, LAK 2015. Association for Computing Machinery, p. 350-354 5 p. (ACM International Conference Proceeding Series; vol. 16-20-March-2015).

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

12 Scopus citations

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., Mar 2015, In : Computers and Education. 82, p. 378-392 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

23 Scopus citations

Does size matter? Investigating user input at a larger bandwidth

Varner, L. K., Jackson, G. T., Snow, E. L. & McNamara, D., Dec 13 2013, FLAIRS 2013 - Proceedings of the 26th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference. p. 546-549 4 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
47 Scopus citations

Educational data mining: A MOOC experience

Baker, R. S., Wang, Y., Paquette, L., Aleven, V., Popescu, O., Sewall, J., Rosé, C., Tomar, G. S., Ferschke, O., Zhang, J., Cennamo, M. J., Ogden, S., Condit, T., Diaz, J., Crossley, S., McNamara, D., Comer, D. K., Lynch, C. F., Brown, R., Barnes, T. & 1 others, Bergner, Y., Oct 14 2016, Data Mining And Learning Analytics: Applications in Educational Research. Wiley-Blackwell, p. 55-66 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

1 Scopus citations

Educational game enjoyment, perceptions, and features in an intelligent writing tutor

Roscoe, R., Snow, E. L., Brandon, R. D. & McNamara, D., Dec 13 2013, FLAIRS 2013 - Proceedings of the 26th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference. p. 515-520 6 p. (FLAIRS 2013 - Proceedings of the 26th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference).

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

5 Scopus citations

Educational technologies and literacy development

Crossley, S. A. & McNamara, D., Jan 1 2016, Adaptive Educational Technologies for Literacy Instruction. Taylor and Francis, p. 1-12 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

1 Scopus citations

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Scopus citations
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16 Scopus citations

Expectations of technology: A factor to consider in game-based learning environments

Snow, E. L., Jackson, G. T., Varner, L. K. & McNamara, D., Jul 16 2013, Artificial Intelligence in Education - 16th International Conference, AIED 2013, Proceedings. p. 359-368 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

3 Scopus citations

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

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

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

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

7 Scopus citations

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

3 Scopus citations
21 Scopus citations

Game-based writing strategy practice with the writing pal

Roscoe, R., Brandon, R. D., Snow, E. L. & McNamara, D., Jul 31 2013, Exploring Technology for Writing and Writing Instruction. IGI Global, p. 1-20 20 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

16 Scopus citations

Gamed-based iSTART practice: From MiBoard to self-explanation showdown

Brunelle, J. F., Jackson, G. T., Dempsey, K., Boonthum, C., Levinstein, I. B. & McNamara, D. S., Oct 19 2010, Proceedings of the 23rd International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference, FLAIRS-23. p. 480-485 6 p. (Proceedings of the 23rd International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference, FLAIRS-23).

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

2 Scopus citations

Game features and individual differences: Interactive effects on motivation and performance

Jacovina, M. E., Snow, E. L., Tanner Jackson, G. & 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. 642-645 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

1 Scopus citations

Game performance as a measure of comprehension and skill transfer

Jackson, G. T., Snow, E. L., Varner, L. K. & McNamara, D., Dec 13 2013, FLAIRS 2013 - Proceedings of the 26th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference. p. 497-502 6 p. (FLAIRS 2013 - Proceedings of the 26th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference).

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

1 Scopus citations

Higher order thinking in comprehension

Jacovina, M. E., McNamara, D. & Allen, L. K., Aug 11 2015, Handbook of Individual Differences in Reading: Reader, Text, and Context. Taylor and Francis Inc., p. 164-176 13 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

6 Scopus citations

How important is size? An investigation of corpus size and meaning in both Latent Semantic Analysis and Latent Dirichlet Allocation

Crossley, S. A., Dascalu, M. & McNamara, D., 2017, FLAIRS 2017 - Proceedings of the 30th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference. AAAI Press, p. 293-296 4 p.

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

4 Scopus citations

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

9 Scopus citations

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

5 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

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

2 Scopus citations

Interlanguage talk: What can breadth of knowledge features tell us about input and output differences?

Crossley, S. A. & McNamara, D. S., Oct 19 2010, Proceedings of the 23rd International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference, FLAIRS-23. p. 229-234 6 p. (Proceedings of the 23rd International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference, FLAIRS-23).

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

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

Investigating boredom and engagement during writing using multiple sources of information: The essay, the writer, and keystrokes

Allen, L. K., Mills, C., Jacovina, M. E., Crossley, S., D'mello, S. & McNamara, D., 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. 114-123 10 p.

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

12 Scopus citations

Investigating the effects of off-task personalization on in-system performance and attitudes within a game-based environment

Snow, E. L., Jackson, G. T., Varner, L. K. & 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

4 Scopus citations