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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

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

iSTART-2: A reading comprehension and strategy instruction tutor

Snow, E. L., Jacovina, M. E., Tanner Jackson, G. & McNamara, D., Jan 1 2016, Adaptive Educational Technologies for Literacy Instruction. Taylor and Francis, p. 104-121 18 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

10 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

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

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

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

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

Text-to-text similarity of sentences

Rus, V., Lintean, M., Graesser, A. C. & McNamara, D., Dec 1 2011, Applied Natural Language Processing: Identification, Investigation and Resolution. IGI Global, p. 110-121 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

5 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 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

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

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

The role of language development in the successful comprehension of texts

Allen, L. K. & McNamara, D., Mar 7 2016, The Cognitive Development of Reading and Reading Comprehension. Taylor and Francis Inc., p. 87-99 13 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

The user-language paraphrase corpus

McCarthy, P. M. & McNamara, D. S., Dec 1 2011, Cross-Disciplinary Advances in Applied Natural Language Processing: Issues and Approaches. IGI Global, p. 73-89 17 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

5 Scopus citations

The writing pal: A writing strategy tutor

Crossley, S. A., Allen, L. K. & McNamara, D., Jan 1 2016, Adaptive Educational Technologies for Literacy Instruction. Taylor and Francis, p. 204-224 21 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

6 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

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., Dec 1 2011, Applied Natural Language Processing: Identification, Investigation and Resolution. IGI Global, p. 297-310 14 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

3 Scopus citations

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

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
Comment/debate

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

Conference article

Making the most out of it: Maximizing learners' benefits from expert, peer and automated feedback across domains

Wichmann, A., McNamara, D., Bolzer, M., Strijbos, J. W., Fischer, F., Leiba, M., Funk, A., Rummel, N., Ronen, M., Peters, O., Narciss, S., Korndle, H., Roscoe, R., Varner, L. K., Snow, E. L. & Quintana, C., Jan 1 2014, In : Proceedings of International Conference of the Learning Sciences, ICLS. 3, January, p. 1416-1425 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

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
Conference contribution

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

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

Age of exposure: A model of word learning

Dascalu, M., McNamara, D., Crossley, S. & Trausan-Matu, S., 2016, 30th AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence, AAAI 2016. AAAI press, p. 2928-2934 7 p.

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

6 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

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

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

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

Are you asking the right questions: The use of animated agents to teach learners to become better question askers

Sullins, J., McNamara, D., Acuff, S., Neely, D., Hildebrand, E., Stewart, G. & Hu, X., 2015, Proceedings of the 28th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference, FLAIRS 2015. AAAI Press, p. 479-481 3 p.

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

7 Scopus citations

Are you committed? Investigating interactions among reading commitment, natural language input, and students' learning outcomes

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

1 Scopus citations

Are you reading my mind? Modeling students' reading comprehension skills with natural language processing techniques

Allen, L. K., Snow, E. L. & McNamara, D., Mar 16 2015, ACM International Conference Proceeding Series. Association for Computing Machinery, Vol. 16-20-March-2015. p. 246-254 9 p.

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

18 Scopus citations

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

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

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

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

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

Automated writing instruction and feedback: Instructional mode, attitudes, and revising

Roscoe, R. D., Allen, L. K., Johnson, A. C. & McNamara, D. S., Jan 1 2018, 62nd Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting, HFES 2018. Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Inc., p. 2089-2093 5 p. (Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society; vol. 3).

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

2 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

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

Bring it on! Challenges encountered while building a comprehensive tutoring system using ReaderBench

Panaite, M., Dascalu, M., Johnson, A., Balyan, R., Dai, J., McNamara, D. & Trausan-Matu, S., Jan 1 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. 409-419 11 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

Checking it twice: Does adding spelling and grammar checkers improve essay quality in an automated writing tutor?

McCarthy, K. S., Roscoe, R., Likens, A. D. & 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. 270-282 13 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

1 Scopus citations

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

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

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

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

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

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

11 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

3 Scopus citations