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7 Citations (Scopus)

Readerbench: An integrated cohesion-centered framework

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. 9307. p. 505-508 4 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 9307).

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

Computer-supported Collaborative Learning
Cohesion
Social Network Analysis
Text Mining
Learning Environment
4 Citations (Scopus)

Readerbench: The learning companion

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. 915-916 2 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

Scoring
Computer-supported Collaborative Learning
Students
Cohesion
Evaluation
26 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
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
4 Citations (Scopus)

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

behavior pattern
student
methodology
entropy
learning
35 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
4 Citations (Scopus)

You've got style: Detecting writing flexibility across time

Snow, E. L., Perret, C. A., Allen, L. K., Jacovina, M. E. & McNamara, D., Mar 16 2015, ACM International Conference Proceeding Series. Association for Computing Machinery, Vol. 16-20-March-2015. p. 194-202 9 p.

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

Students
Linguistics
Entropy
Processing
Rigidity
2014
20 Citations (Scopus)

Analyzing Discourse Processing Using a Simple Natural Language Processing Tool

Crossley, S. A., Allen, L. K., Kyle, K. & McNamara, D., 2014, In : Discourse Processes. 51, 5-6, p. 511-534 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

discourse
Processing
language
text analysis
comprehension
47 Citations (Scopus)

Coh-Metrix measures text characteristics at multiple levels of language and discourse

Graesser, A. C., McNamara, D., Cai, Z., Conley, M., Li, H. & Pennebaker, J., 2014, In : Elementary School Journal. 115, 2, p. 211-229 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

discourse
language
comprehension
school grade
linguistics
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
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
36 Citations (Scopus)
writer
semester
longitudinal study
interpretation
Computational
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
5 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
16 Citations (Scopus)
student
ability
40 Citations (Scopus)

L2 writing practice: Game enjoyment as a key to engagement

Allen, L. K., Crossley, S. A., Snow, E. L. & McNamara, D., 2014, In : Language Learning and Technology. 18, 2, p. 124-150 27 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Students
student
Intelligent systems
Writing Practices
Enjoyment

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., 2014, In : Proceedings of International Conference of the Learning Sciences, ICLS. 3, January, p. 1416-1425 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

expert
Feedback
Data mining
classroom
learning
13 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

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
35 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
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
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
3 Citations (Scopus)

Writing quality, knowledge, and comprehension correlates of human and automated essay scoring

Roscoe, R., Crossley, S. A., Snow, E. L., Varner, L. K. & McNamara, D., 2014, Proceedings of the 27th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference, FLAIRS 2014. The AAAI Press, p. 393-398 6 p.

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

Human engineering
Students
2013
20 Citations (Scopus)

Applications of text analysis tools for spoken response grading

Crossley, S. & McNamara, D., Jun 2013, In : Language Learning and Technology. 17, 2, p. 171-192 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

text analysis
grading
speaking
rating
Linear regression

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., 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
Linguistics
Intelligent systems
3 Citations (Scopus)

Cohesion-based prompt effects in argumentative writing

Crossley, S. A., Varner, L. K. & McNamara, D., 2013, FLAIRS 2013 - Proceedings of the 26th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference. p. 202-207 6 p.

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

Syntactics
Students
Linguistics
17 Citations (Scopus)

Comparing comprehension measured by multiple-choice and open-ended questions

Ozuru, Y., Briner, S., Kurby, C. A. & McNamara, D., Sep 2013, In : Canadian Journal of Experimental Psychology. 67, 3, p. 215-227 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Reading
17 Citations (Scopus)

Comparing count-based and band-based indices of word frequency: Implications for active vocabulary research and pedagogical applications

Crossley, S. A., Cobb, T. & McNamara, D., Dec 2013, In : System. 41, 4, p. 965-981 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

vocabulary
Active Vocabulary
Word Frequency
language
learning
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
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
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
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
14 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
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

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
1 Citation (Scopus)

Linguistic content analysis as a tool for improving adaptive instruction

Varner, L. K., Jackson, G. T., 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. 692-695 4 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

Content Analysis
Linguistics
Intelligent systems
Students
Intelligent Tutoring Systems
71 Citations (Scopus)

Motivation and performance in a game-based intelligent tutoring system

Jackson, G. T. & McNamara, D., Nov 2013, In : Journal of Educational Psychology. 105, 4, p. 1036-1049 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Motivation
Learning
Students
performance
learning environment
58 Citations (Scopus)

Natural language processing in an intelligent writing strategy tutoring system

McNamara, D., Crossley, S. A. & Roscoe, R., Jun 2013, In : Behavior Research Methods. 45, 2, p. 499-515 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Natural Language Processing
Linguistics
Artificial Intelligence
Reading
Communication

Paragraph specific n-gram approaches to automatically assessing essay quality

Crossley, S., DeFore, C., Kyle, K., Dai, J. & 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

Syntactics
Students
Testing
45 Citations (Scopus)

Predicting human judgments of essay quality in both integrated and independent second language writing samples: A comparison study

Guo, L., Crossley, S. A. & McNamara, D., Jul 2013, In : Assessing Writing. 18, 3, p. 218-238 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

language
linguistics
Second Language Writing
foreign language
Linguistic Features

Students’ walk through tutoring: Using a random walk analysis to profile students

Snow, E. L., Likens, A. D., Tanner Jackson, G. & 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
Intelligent systems
Visualization
Trajectories
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
3 Citations (Scopus)

The impact of performance orientation on students' interactions and achievements in an ITS

Snow, E. L., Jackson, G. T., Varner, L. K. & McNamara, D., 2013, FLAIRS 2013 - Proceedings of the 26th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference. p. 521-526 6 p.

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

Intelligent systems
Students
4 Citations (Scopus)

The Impact of System Interactions on Motivation and Performance in a Game-Based Learning Environment

Snow, E. L., Jackson, G. T., Varner, L. K. & McNamara, D., 2013, Communications in Computer and Information Science. PART II ed. Vol. 374. p. 103-107 5 p. (Communications in Computer and Information Science; vol. 374, no. PART II).

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

Students
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
10 Citations (Scopus)

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

student
language
instruction
school
14 Citations (Scopus)

Using automated indices of cohesion to evaluate an intelligent tutoring system and an automated writing evaluation system

Crossley, S. A., Varner, L. K., Roscoe, R. & McNamara, D., 2013, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics). Vol. 7926 LNAI. p. 269-278 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
Cohesion
Intelligent systems
Students
Evaluate
22 Citations (Scopus)

Using automatic scoring models to detect changes in student writing in an intelligent tutoring system

Crossley, S. A., Roscoe, R. & McNamara, D., 2013, FLAIRS 2013 - Proceedings of the 26th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference. p. 208-213 6 p.

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

Intelligent systems
Linguistics
Students
Syntactics

Using multi-level models to assess data from an intelligent tutoring system

Weston, J. L. & 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

Intelligent systems