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A comparison of gains between educational games and a traditional ITS

Jackson, G. T., Boonthum-Denecke, C. & McNamara, D., 2012, Proceedings of the 25th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference, FLAIRS-25. p. 444-449 6 p.

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

Intelligent systems
Students

A linguistic analysis of expert-generated paraphrases

Brandon, R. D., Crossley, S. A. & McNamara, D., 2012, Proceedings of the 25th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference, FLAIRS-25. p. 268-271 4 p.

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

Syntactics
Linguistics
Learning algorithms
Learning systems
196 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
7 Citations (Scopus)

Changing how students process and comprehend texts with computer-based self-explanation training

Kurby, C., Magliano, J., Dandotkar, S., Woehrle, J., Gilliam, S. & McNamara, D., Jan 1 2012, In : Journal of Educational Computing Research. 47, 4, p. 429-459 31 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Students
student
comprehension
Teaching
Experiments
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

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
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
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
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
57 Citations (Scopus)

Predicting second language writing proficiency: The roles of cohesion and linguistic sophistication

Crossley, S. A. & McNamara, D., May 2012, In : Journal of Research in Reading. 35, 2, p. 115-135 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Linguistics
Language
linguistics
language
Teaching
35 Citations (Scopus)

Predicting the proficiency level of language learners using lexical indices

Crossley, S. A., Salsbury, T. & McNamara, D., Apr 2012, In : Language Testing. 29, 2, p. 243-263 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

language
grouping
writer
semantics
Proficiency
13 Citations (Scopus)

Syntagmatic, paradigmatic, and automatic N-gram approaches to assessing essay quality

Crossley, S. A., Cai, Z. & McNamara, D., 2012, Proceedings of the 25th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference, FLAIRS-25. p. 214-219 6 p.

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

Regression analysis
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
1 Citation (Scopus)

The comparative and combined contributions of n-Grams, coh-metrix indices and error types in the L1 classification of learner texts

Jarvis, S., Bestgen, Y., Crossley, S. A., Granger, S., Paquot, M., Thewissen, J. & McNamara, D., Jan 1 2012, Approaching Language Transfer Through Text Classification: Explorations in the Detection-Based Approach. Channel View Publications, p. 154-177 24 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

N-gram
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
2011
3 Citations (Scopus)

A linguistic analysis of student-generated paraphrases

Rus, V., Feng, S., Brandon, R., Crossely, S. & McNamara, D., 2011, Proceedings of the 24th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society, FLAIRS - 24. p. 293-298 6 p.

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

Linguistics
Semantics
Students
Processing
2 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
6 Citations (Scopus)

Automated assessment of paragraph quality: Introduction, body, and conclusion paragraphs

Roscoe, R., Crossley, S. A., Weston, J. L. & McNamara, D., 2011, Proceedings of the 24th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society, FLAIRS - 24. p. 281-286 6 p.

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

Linguistics
Statistical methods
Students
Processing
2 Citations (Scopus)

Automatic natural language processing and the detection of reading skills and reading comprehension

Boonthum-Denecke, C., McCarthy, P. M., Lamkin, T. A., Jackson, G. T., Magliano, J. P. & McNamara, D., 2011, Proceedings of the 24th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society, FLAIRS - 24. p. 234-239 6 p.

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

Semantics
Processing
Students
11 Citations (Scopus)

Classifying paragraph types using linguistic features: Is paragraph positioning important?

Crossley, S. A., Dempsey, K. & McNamara, D., Dec 2011, In : Journal of Writing Research. 3, 2, p. 119-143 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

linguistics
writing instruction
group cohesion
coverage
classroom
194 Citations (Scopus)

Coh-metrix: Providing multilevel analyses of text characteristics

Graesser, A. C., McNamara, D. & Kulikowich, J. M., Jun 2011, In : Educational Researcher. 40, 5, p. 223-234 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

discourse
language
cognition
comprehension
student
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
33 Citations (Scopus)
genre
comprehension
school grade
knowledge
narrative
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
36 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

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
1 Citation (Scopus)

Maximizing ANLP evaluation: Harmonizing flawed input

Renner, A. M., McCarthy, P. M., Boonthum-Denecke, C. & McNamara, D., 2011, Applied Natural Language Processing: Identification, Investigation and Resolution. IGI Global, p. 436-454 19 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Processing
Students
Feedback
Glossaries
Learning systems
30 Citations (Scopus)

Measuring deep, reflective comprehension and learning strategies: Challenges and successes

McNamara, D., Aug 2011, In : Metacognition and Learning. 6, 2, p. 195-203 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

learning success
learning strategy
comprehension
student
habits
14 Citations (Scopus)

Motivational impacts of a game-based intelligent tutoring system

Jackson, G. T. & McNamara, D., 2011, Proceedings of the 24th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society, FLAIRS - 24. p. 519-524 6 p.

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

Intelligent systems
Students
Boring

Newness and givenness of information: Automated identification in written discourse

McCarthy, P. M., Dufty, D., Hempelmann, C. F., Cai, Z., McNamara, D. & Graesser, A. C., 2011, Cross-Disciplinary Advances in Applied Natural Language Processing: Issues and Approaches. IGI Global, p. 202-224 23 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Semantics
Computational methods

Newness and givenness of information: Automated identification in written discourse

McCarthy, P. M., Dufty, D., Hempelmann, C. F., Cai, Z., McNamara, D. & Graesser, A. C., 2011, Applied Natural Language Processing: Identification, Investigation and Resolution. IGI Global, p. 455-476 22 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Semantics
Computational methods
3 Citations (Scopus)

Number of words versus number of ideas: Finding a better predictor of writing quality

Weston, J. L., Crossley, S. A., McCarthy, P. M. & McNamara, D., 2011, Proceedings of the 24th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society, FLAIRS - 24. p. 335-340 6 p.

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

Linguistics
Artificial intelligence
Students
17 Citations (Scopus)

Predicting human scores of essay quality using computational indices of linguistic and textual features

Crossley, S. A., Roscoe, R. & McNamara, D., 2011, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics). Vol. 6738 LNAI. p. 438-440 3 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 6738 LNAI).

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

Linguistics
Predict
N-gram
Count
Demonstrate
48 Citations (Scopus)

Predicting lexical proficiency in language learner texts using computational indices

Crossley, S. A., Salsbury, T., McNamara, D. & Jarvis, S., Oct 2011, In : Language Testing. 28, 4, p. 561-580 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

language
Values
vocabulary
semantics
Language
33 Citations (Scopus)

Psycholinguistic word information in second language oral discourse

Salsbury, T., Crossley, S. A. & McNamara, D., Jul 2011, In : Second Language Research. 27, 3, p. 343-360 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

psycholinguistics
vocabulary
medical research
discourse
language
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
13 Citations (Scopus)

Short and long term benefits of enjoyment and learning within a serious game

Jackson, G. T., Dempsey, K. B. & McNamara, D., 2011, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics). Vol. 6738 LNAI. p. 139-146 8 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 6738 LNAI).

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

Serious Games
Intelligent Tutoring Systems
Game
Students
Intelligent systems
3 Citations (Scopus)

Simulating human ratings on word concreteness

Feng, S., Cai, Z., Crossley, S. & McNamara, D., 2011, Proceedings of the 24th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society, FLAIRS - 24. p. 245-250 6 p.

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

Linguistics
Semantics
4 Citations (Scopus)

Students' enjoyment of a game-based tutoring system

Jackson, G. T., Davis, N. L. & McNamara, D., 2011, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics). Vol. 6738 LNAI. p. 475-477 3 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 6738 LNAI).

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

Game
Students
Game-based Learning
Learning Environment
Entire
3 Citations (Scopus)

Text box size, skill, and iterative practice in a writing task

Raine, R. B., Mintz, L., Crossley, S. A., Dai, J. & McNamara, D., 2011, Proceedings of the 24th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society, FLAIRS - 24. p. 537-542 6 p.

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

Intelligent systems
Chemical analysis
5 Citations (Scopus)

Text-to-text similarity of sentences

Rus, V., Lintean, M., Graesser, A. C. & McNamara, D., 2011, Applied Natural Language Processing: Identification, Investigation and Resolution. IGI Global, p. 110-121 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Semantics
Intelligent systems
Software testing
Experiments
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
57 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
30 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
5 Citations (Scopus)

The user-language paraphrase corpus

McCarthy, P. M. & McNamara, D., 2011, Cross-Disciplinary Advances in Applied Natural Language Processing: Issues and Approaches. IGI Global, p. 73-89 17 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Students
Feedback
3 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., 2011, Applied Natural Language Processing: Identification, Investigation and Resolution. IGI Global, p. 297-310 14 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Students
Intelligent systems
Feedback
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