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6 Citations (Scopus)

What'd you say again? Recurrence quantification analysis as a method for analyzing the dynamics of discourse in a reading strategy tutor

Allen, L. K., Likens, A., Perret, C. & McNamara, D., 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, Vol. Part F126742. p. 373-382 10 p.

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

Students
Visualization
1 Citation (Scopus)

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, Vol. Part F126742. p. 496-497 2 p.

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

2016

{ENTER}ing the time series {SPACE}: Uncovering the writing process through keystroke analyses

Allen, L. K., Jacovina, M. E., Dascalu, M., Roscoe, R., Kent, K. M., Likens, A. D. & McNamara, D., Jan 1 2016, p. 22-29. 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Time series
Students
Linguistics
Intelligent systems
Processing
11 Citations (Scopus)

Adaptive educational technologies for literacy instruction

Crossley, S. A. & McNamara, D., Jan 1 2016, Taylor and Francis. 310 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

educational technology
literacy
instruction
comprehension
educator
5 Citations (Scopus)

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

Entropy
Students
6 Citations (Scopus)

A paper recommendation system with readerbench: the graphical visualization of semantically related papers and concepts

Paraschiv, I. C., Dascalu, M., Dessus, P., Trausan-Matu, S. & McNamara, D., 2016, In : Lecture Notes in Educational Technology. 9789812878663, p. 445-451 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Recommender systems
visualization
Visualization
Semantics
semantics

Automatic assessment of constructed response data in a chemistry tutor

Crossley, S., Kyle, K., Davenport, J. & McNamara, D., Jan 1 2016, p. 336-340. 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Students
Online systems
Semantics
32 Citations (Scopus)

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

Students
Processing
Data mining

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

6 Citations (Scopus)

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

construct validity
speaking
language
linguistics
statistics
8 Citations (Scopus)

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, Vol. 25-29-April-2016. p. 481-483 3 p.

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

Electric grounding
Technical presentations
Teaching

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

Data mining
Education
Intelligent systems
Big data

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

educational technology
literacy
1 Citation (Scopus)

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

Cohesion
Citations
Network Analysis
Electric network analysis
Semantics
7 Citations (Scopus)

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

Linguistics
Students
Regression analysis
student
Semantics
1 Citation (Scopus)

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

Intelligent systems
Students
Feedback
Processing
10 Citations (Scopus)

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

Students
Intelligent systems
Computer systems
Detectors
8 Citations (Scopus)

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

tutor
comprehension
instruction
2 Citations (Scopus)

Lost in Springdale: An interactive narrative for adult literacy learners

Johnson, A., Jacovina, M. E., Jackson, T. G., Tighe, E. L. & McNamara, D., 2016, Intelligent Tutoring Systems - 13th International Conference, ITS 2016, Proceedings. Springer Verlag, Vol. 9684. 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

Interactive Narrative
Intelligent systems
Intelligent Tutoring Systems
Higher Order
Module

MOOC learner behaviors by country and culture; An exploratory analysis

Liu, Z., Brown, R., Lynch, C. F., Barnes, T., Baker, R., Bergner, Y. & McNamara, D., Jan 1 2016, p. 127-134. 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Students
Education
Availability
28 Citations (Scopus)

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

Cognition
Linguistics
Internet
Sentiment
Social Cognition
2 Citations (Scopus)

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

Students
student
learning environment
interaction pattern
learning behavior
2 Citations (Scopus)

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

Reading
discourse
text processing
comprehension
expert
20 Citations (Scopus)

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

semester
language
L2 Writing
language acquisition
group cohesion
7 Citations (Scopus)

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

flexibility
Students
narrative
Natural Language Processing
Linguistics

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

comprehension
language
5 Citations (Scopus)

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

tutor
2 Citations (Scopus)

Timing game-based practice in a reading comprehension strategy tutor

Jacovina, M. E., Jackson, G. T., Snow, E. L. & McNamara, D., 2016, Intelligent Tutoring Systems - 13th International Conference, ITS 2016, Proceedings. Springer Verlag, Vol. 9684. p. 59-68 10 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

Timing
Game
Students
Pre-test
Intelligent systems

Toward revision-sensitive feedback in automated writing evaluation

Roscoe, R., Jacovina, M. E., Allen, L. K., Johnson, A. C. & McNamara, D., Jan 1 2016, p. 628-629. 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Feedback
Linguistics
Students
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

discourse
Society
Discourse
55 Citations (Scopus)

A hierarchical classification approach to automated essay scoring

McNamara, D., Crossley, S. A., Roscoe, R., Allen, L. K. & Dai, J., Jan 1 2015, In : Assessing Writing. 23, p. 35-59 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

school grade
Scoring
comprehension
writer
linguistics
4 Citations (Scopus)

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

Self-assessment
Intelligent Tutoring Systems
Intelligent systems
Monitoring
Students
7 Citations (Scopus)

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

Students
Monitoring
16 Citations (Scopus)

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

Students
Processing
Linguistics
Intelligent systems
38 Citations (Scopus)

Assessing Lexical Proficiency Using Analytic Ratings: A Case for Collocation Accuracy

Crossley, S. A., Salsbury, T. & McNamara, D., Dec 1 2015, In : Applied Linguistics. 36, 5, p. 570-590 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Regression analysis
rating
regression analysis
language
evaluation
3 Citations (Scopus)

Bridging Skill and Task-Oriented Reading

Higgs, K., Magliano, J. P., Vidal-Abarca, E., Martínez, T. & McNamara, D., Dec 16 2015, (Accepted/In press) In : Discourse Processes. p. 1-30 30 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Availability
performance
trend
interaction
science
9 Citations (Scopus)

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

Students
Teaching
Planning

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

Students
Individuality
Research
12 Citations (Scopus)

Discourse cohesion: A signature of collaboration

Dascalu, M., Trausan-Matu, S., Dessus, P. & McNamara, D., Mar 16 2015, ACM International Conference Proceeding Series. Association for Computing Machinery, Vol. 16-20-March-2015. p. 350-354 5 p.

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

Students
Experiments
3 Citations (Scopus)

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

Students
Learning
Religious Philosophies
Educational Psychology
Natural Language Processing
1 Citation (Scopus)

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

Individual Differences
Game
Students
Intelligent systems
Intelligent Tutoring Systems
6 Citations (Scopus)

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

comprehension
2 Citations (Scopus)

Natural language processing and game-based practice in iSTART

Jackson, G. T., Boonthum-Deneçke, C. & McNamara, D., 2015, In : Journal of Interactive Learning Research. 26, 2, p. 189-208 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Students
Processing
language
Intelligent systems
Feedback
11 Citations (Scopus)

Partial Verbal Redundancy in Multimedia Presentations for Writing Strategy Instruction

Roscoe, R., Jacovina, M. E., Harry, D., Russell, D. G. & McNamara, D., Sep 1 2015, In : Applied Cognitive Psychology. 29, 5, p. 669-679 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Multimedia
Students
Reading
Learning
Writing Strategies
5 Citations (Scopus)

Predicting comprehension from students’ summaries

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. 95-104 10 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

Students
Learning Process
Knowledge Base
Support Vector Machine
Heuristics
2 Citations (Scopus)

Predicting misalignment between teachers’ and students’ essay scores using natural language processing tools

Allen, L. K., Crossley, S. A. & 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. 529-532 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

Misalignment
Natural Language
Students
Self-assessment
Processing
3 Citations (Scopus)

Promoting metacognition within a game-based environment

Snow, E. L., Jacovina, M. E. & 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. 864-867 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

Metacognition
Game
Students
Series
Methodology
4 Citations (Scopus)

Promoting metacognitive awareness within a Game-Based intelligent tutoring system

Snow, E. L., McNamara, D., Jacovina, M. E., Allen, L. K., Johnson, A., Perret, C. A., Dai, J., Tanner Jackson, G., Likens, A. D., Russell, D. G. & Weston, J. L., 2015, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics). Springer Verlag, Vol. 9112. p. 786-789 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

Intelligent Tutoring Systems
Intelligent systems
Game
Students
Game-based Learning

Promoting self-regulated learning in an intelligent tutoring system for writing

Allen, L. K. & 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. 827-830 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

Self-assessment
Intelligent Tutoring Systems
Intelligent systems
Learning Strategies
Students
5 Citations (Scopus)

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

Students