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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
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
18 Citations (Scopus)
student
ability
42 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
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

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
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
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
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
57 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
39 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

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
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
3 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
12 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
8 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
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
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
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
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
2016
8 Citations (Scopus)

{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
6 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
4 Citations (Scopus)

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
36 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