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29 Citations (Scopus)

ReaderBench: Automated evaluation of collaboration based on cohesion and dialogism

Dascalu, M., Trausan-Matu, S., McNamara, D. & Dessus, P., Dec 1 2015, In : International Journal of Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning. 10, 4, p. 395-423 29 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

evaluation
conversation
synergy
tutor
learning environment
14 Citations (Scopus)

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

Reading
Aptitude
Vocabulary
Students
Short-Term Memory

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., Liu, J. Y. & Schillinger, D., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of General Internal Medicine.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Proxy
Physicians
Caregivers
Health Literacy
Penetrance
11 Citations (Scopus)

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

Students
science
performance
student
comprehension
77 Citations (Scopus)

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Language
Learning
Students
30 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
13 Citations (Scopus)

Shared features of L2 writing: Intergroup homogeneity and text classification

Crossley, S. A. & McNamara, D., Dec 2011, In : Journal of Second Language Writing. 20, 4, p. 271-285 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

writer
linguistics
language
evidence
homogeneity

Society for Text and Discourse Annual Meeting 2013: Introduction to the Special Issue

McNamara, D. & Schober, M. F., 2014, In : Discourse Processes. 51, 5-6, p. 357-358 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

discourse
Society
Discourse
3 Citations (Scopus)

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

currency
Students
student
comprehension
learning
25 Citations (Scopus)

Strategies to read and learn: Overcoming learning by consumption

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Learning
Students
learning
student
instruction
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
17 Citations (Scopus)

Text simplification and comprehensible input: A case for an intuitive approach

Crossley, S. A., Allen, D. & McNamara, D., Jan 2012, In : Language Teaching Research. 16, 1, p. 89-108 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

linguistics
Simplification
Comprehensible Input
news
Linguistic Features
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
72 Citations (Scopus)

The action dynamics of overcoming the truth

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Reaction Time
Response Time
Signature
Thought
Stimulus
2 Citations (Scopus)

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. & McNamara, D., Mar 2011, In : Behavior Research Methods. 43, 1, p. 201-209 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Linguistics
Students
Semantics
Computational
Linguistic Features
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
57 Citations (Scopus)

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

language
Values
spoken language
dictionary
English language
18 Citations (Scopus)

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

semantics
language
value analysis
longitudinal study
Language
58 Citations (Scopus)

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., Jul 2011, In : Written Communication. 28, 3, p. 282-311 30 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Linguistics
school grade
linguistics
writer
Syntactics
9 Citations (Scopus)

The effect of metacomprehension judgment task on comprehension monitoring and metacognitive accuracy

Ozuru, Y., Kurby, C. A. & McNamara, D., Aug 2012, In : Metacognition and Learning. 7, 2, p. 113-131 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

comprehension
monitoring
ability
brain
experiment
11 Citations (Scopus)

The epistemic stance between the author and reader: A driving force in the cohesion of text and writing

McNamara, D., Oct 2013, In : Discourse Studies. 15, 5, p. 579-595 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cues
writer
comprehension
Stance
Reader
30 Citations (Scopus)

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Natural Language Processing
Deception
Linguistics
Technology
linguistics
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
17 Citations (Scopus)

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

Reading
Brain
Neuroimaging
Learning
31 Citations (Scopus)

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

Reading
Prefrontal Cortex
Brain
Learning
Executive Function
37 Citations (Scopus)

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

Internet
Cohesion
39 Citations (Scopus)

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

Intelligent systems
Testing
Students
Feedback
writing instruction
22 Citations (Scopus)

Translating advances in reading comprehension research to educational practice

McNamara, D. & Kendeou, P., Oct 2011, In : International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education. 4, 1, p. 33-46 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

educational practice
comprehension
student
educator
interaction
40 Citations (Scopus)
Linguistics
rating
expert
linguistics
language
1 Citation (Scopus)

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
Natural Language Processing
Health Literacy
literacy
artificial intelligence
Learning systems
11 Citations (Scopus)

Visualizing topic flow in students' essays

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Visualization
Students
visualization
student
Semantics
1 Citation (Scopus)

What do they do? Tracing students' patterns of interactions within a game-Based intelligent tutoring system

Snow, E. L., Tanner Jackson, G. & McNamara, D., 2014, In : Proceedings of International Conference of the Learning Sciences, ICLS. 3, January, p. 1481-1482 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Intelligent systems
interaction pattern
Students
interaction
student
34 Citations (Scopus)

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Computational Model
Lexical Proficiency
25 Citations (Scopus)

What Is Successful Writing? An Investigation Into the Multiple Ways Writers Can Write Successful Essays

Crossley, S. A., Roscoe, R. & McNamara, D., 2014, In : Written Communication. 31, 2, p. 184-214 31 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Linguistics
writer
Cluster analysis
linguistics
Processing
1 Citation (Scopus)

Writing flexibility in argumentative essays: a multidimensional analysis

Allen, L. K., Likens, A. D. & McNamara, D., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Reading and Writing.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

flexibility
Linguistics
Students
linguistics
Aptitude
66 Citations (Scopus)
tutor
classroom
school
Students
student
Book
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
205 Citations (Scopus)

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

Language
Cognitive Science
Linguistics
Research
Education
3 Citations (Scopus)

Cognition in education

McCrudden, M. T. & McNamara, D., Jul 28 2017, Taylor and Francis. 130 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

cognition
learning
education
educational psychology
student
Chapter
3 Citations (Scopus)

Applying NLP metrics to students' self-explanations

Jackson, G. T. & McNamara, D., 2011, Applied Natural Language Processing: Identification, Investigation and Resolution. IGI Global, p. 261-274 14 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Intelligent systems
Students
Algebra
Data storage equipment
41 Citations (Scopus)

Coh-Metrix: An automated tool for theoretical and applied natural language processing

McNamara, D. & Graesser, A. C., 2011, Applied Natural Language Processing: Identification, Investigation and Resolution. IGI Global, p. 188-205 18 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Linguistics
Processing

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

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

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

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

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

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
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