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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
7 Scopus citations

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

17 Scopus citations

Secure Messaging with Physicians by Proxies for Patients with Diabetes: Findings from the ECLIPPSE Study

Semere, W., Crossley, S., Karter, A. J., Lyles, C. R., Brown, W., Reed, M., McNamara, D. S., Liu, J. Y. & Schillinger, D., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of General Internal Medicine.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

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

15 Scopus citations

Self-regulated learning in learning environments with pedagogical agents that interact in natural language

Graesser, A. & McNamara, D., Oct 1 2010, In : Educational Psychologist. 45, 4, p. 234-244 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

79 Scopus citations

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

38 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

15 Scopus citations

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

3 Scopus citations

Strategies to read and learn: Overcoming learning by consumption

McNamara, D. S., Apr 1 2010, In : Medical education. 44, 4, p. 340-346 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Scopus citations

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

3 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

20 Scopus citations

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

2 Scopus citations

The action dynamics of overcoming the truth

Duran, N. D., Dale, R. & McNamara, D. S., Oct 6 2010, In : Psychonomic Bulletin and Review. 17, 4, p. 486-491 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

78 Scopus citations

The bit in the middle and why it's important: A computational analysis of the linguistic features of body paragraphs

Myers, J. C., McCarthy, P. M., Duran, N. D. & McNamara, D. S., Mar 1 2011, In : Behavior Research Methods. 43, 1, p. 201-209 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

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

26 Scopus citations

The development of polysemy and frequency use in english second language speakers

Crossley, S., Salsbury, T. & McNamara, D., Sep 1 2010, In : Language Learning. 60, 3, p. 573-605 33 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

60 Scopus citations

The development of semantic relations in second language speakers: A case for Latent Semantic Analysis

Crossley, S. A., Salsbury, T. & McNamara, D. S., Dec 1 2010, In : Vigo International Journal of Applied Linguistics. 7, 1, p. 55-74 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Scopus citations

The development of writing proficiency as a function of grade level: A linguistic analysis

Crossley, S. A., Weston, J. L., McLain Sullivan, S. T. & McNamara, D. S., Jul 1 2011, In : Written Communication. 28, 3, p. 282-311 30 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

63 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

9 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 linguistic correlates of conversational deception: Comparing natural language processing technologies

Duran, N. D., Hall, C., McCarthy, P. M. & McNamara, D. S., Jul 1 2010, In : Applied Psycholinguistics. 31, 3, p. 439-462 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

34 Scopus citations

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

7 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 neural correlates of strategic reading comprehension: Cognitive control and discourse comprehension

Moss, J., Schunn, C. D., Schneider, W., McNamara, D. & VanLehn, K., Sep 15 2011, In : NeuroImage. 58, 2, p. 675-686 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

34 Scopus citations

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

42 Scopus citations

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

40 Scopus citations
42 Scopus citations

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
2 Scopus citations

Visualizing topic flow in students' essays

O'Rourke, S. T., Calvo, R. A. & McNamara, D. S., Oct 11 2011, In : Educational Technology and Society. 14, 3, p. 4-15 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations

What is lexical proficiency? Some answers from computational models of speech data

Crossley, S. A., Salsbury, T., McNamara, D. S. & Jarvis, S., Mar 1 2011, In : TESOL Quarterly. 45, 1, p. 182-193 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

36 Scopus citations

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

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

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

68 Scopus citations
Book

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

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

240 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
Chapter

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

3 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

44 Scopus citations

Common core tera: Text ease and readability assessor

Tanner Jackson, G., Allen, L. K. & McNamara, D., Jan 1 2016, Adaptive Educational Technologies for Literacy Instruction. Taylor and Francis, p. 49-68 20 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

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

15 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

8 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

1 Scopus citations