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33 Citations (Scopus)
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comprehension
school grade
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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., May 3 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Discourse Processes. p. 1-15 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

comprehension
Students
scenario
Ecosystems
student
15 Citations (Scopus)

Comprehension skill, inference making, and the role of knowledge

McNamara, D., 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

119 Citations (Scopus)

Computational analyses of multilevel discourse comprehension

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Multilevel Analysis
comprehension
discourse
Communication
discourse theory

Computationally assessing expert judgments of freewriting quality

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

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Linguistics
Students
37 Citations (Scopus)

Computational methods to extract meaning from text and advance theories of human cognition

McNamara, D., Jan 2011, In : Topics in Cognitive Science. 3, 1, p. 3-17 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Computational methods
Semantics
Cognition
cognition
semantics
10 Citations (Scopus)

Computer-based scaffolding to facilitate students' development of expertise in academic writing

Proske, A., Narciss, S. & McNamara, D., May 2012, In : Journal of Research in Reading. 35, 2, p. 136-152 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

expertise
Students
student
expert
Group

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

text analysis
learning
educational setting
Students
argumentation
7 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
1 Citation (Scopus)

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

Students
student
writing instruction
literacy
ability
19 Citations (Scopus)

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

group cohesion
comprehension
science
psychology
Cohesion
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

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
6 Citations (Scopus)

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

writer
language
Writer
Conceptual Knowledge
Language
3 Citations (Scopus)

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

Principal component analysis
Feedback
Processing
8 Citations (Scopus)

Developing pedagogically-guided threshold algorithms for intelligent automated essay feedback

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

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

Feedback

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

literacy
narrative
artifact
comprehension
instruction

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

Engineering education
Animation
group cohesion
chat
learning
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
20 Citations (Scopus)

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., 2014, In : Computers and Education. 82, p. 378-392 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Students
student
Strategic planning
ability
strategic planning
2 Citations (Scopus)

Does size matter? Investigating user input at a larger bandwidth

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

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

Students
Bandwidth
Linguistics
Intelligent systems
36 Citations (Scopus)
writer
semester
longitudinal study
interpretation
Computational

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
5 Citations (Scopus)

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

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

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

Students
Intelligent systems

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
15 Citations (Scopus)

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Learning
Aptitude
Students
Individuality
Reading
16 Citations (Scopus)
teacher
student
linguistics
Textual Analysis
teacher rating
3 Citations (Scopus)

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

Snow, E. L., Jackson, G. T., Varner, L. K. & McNamara, D., 2013, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics). Vol. 7926 LNAI. 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

Game-based Learning
Learning Environment
Students
Game
Adaptive Systems
2 Citations (Scopus)

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

Cohesion
Network Analysis
Electric network analysis
Learning Environment
Students
7 Citations (Scopus)

Feedback and revising in an intelligent tutoring system for writing strategies

Roscoe, R., Snow, E. L. & McNamara, D., 2013, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics). Vol. 7926 LNAI. 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

Intelligent Tutoring Systems
Intelligent systems
Students
Feedback
Recommendations
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
6 Citations (Scopus)

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

language acquisition
interpretation
language
learning
evidence
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
18 Citations (Scopus)
student
ability
15 Citations (Scopus)

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

student
adolescent
school
performance
Values
2 Citations (Scopus)

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., 2010, Proceedings of the 23rd International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference, FLAIRS-23. p. 480-485 6 p.

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

Students
Feedback
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
1 Citation (Scopus)

Game performance as a measure of comprehension and skill transfer

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

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

Intelligent systems
Students
Hybrid 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
3 Citations (Scopus)

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

Semantics
Vector spaces
Processing
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
4 Citations (Scopus)

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

Creativity
Linguistics
Language
Natural Language Processing
Metaphor
6 Citations (Scopus)

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

Graesser, A. C., Louwerse, M. M., McNamara, D., 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

Linguistics
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

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

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

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

Linguistics

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

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

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

12 Citations (Scopus)

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

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

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

Feedback
Testing
Students
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
4 Citations (Scopus)

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., 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

Students
Control systems
9 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