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2018

A multi-Dimensional analysis of writing flexibility in an automated writing evaluation system

Allen, L. K., Likens, A. D. & McNamara, D., Mar 7 2018, Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Learning Analytics and Knowledge: Towards User-Centred Learning Analytics, LAK 2018. Association for Computing Machinery, p. 380-388 9 p. (ACM International Conference Proceeding Series).

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

4 Scopus citations

Automated writing instruction and feedback: Instructional mode, attitudes, and revising

Roscoe, R. D., Allen, L. K., Johnson, A. C. & McNamara, D. S., 2018, 62nd Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting, HFES 2018. Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Inc., p. 2089-2093 5 p. (Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society; vol. 3).

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

2 Scopus citations

Bring it on! Challenges encountered while building a comprehensive tutoring system using ReaderBench

Panaite, M., Dascalu, M., Johnson, A., Balyan, R., Dai, J., McNamara, D. & Trausan-Matu, S., Jan 1 2018, Artificial Intelligence in Education - 19th International Conference, AIED 2018, Proceedings. Mavrikis, M., Penstein Rosé, C., McLaren, B., Hoppe, H. U., Luckin, R., Porayska-Pomsta, K., du Boulay, B. & Martinez-Maldonado, R. (eds.). Springer Verlag, p. 409-419 11 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 10947 LNAI).

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

4 Scopus citations

Cohesion network analysis of CSCL participation

Dascalu, M., McNamara, D., Trausan-Matu, S. & Allen, L. K., Apr 1 2018, In : Behavior Research Methods. 50, 2, p. 604-619 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Scopus citations

Comparing machine learning classification approaches for predicting expository text difficulty

Balyan, R., McCarthy, K. S. & McNamara, D. S., Jan 1 2018, Proceedings of the 31st International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference, FLAIRS 2018. Brawner, K. & Rus, V. (eds.). AAAI press, p. 421-426 6 p. (Proceedings of the 31st International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference, FLAIRS 2018).

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

4 Scopus citations

Comprehension and Writing Strategy Training Improves Performance on Content-Specific Source-Based Writing Tasks

Weston-Sementelli, J. L., Allen, L. K. & McNamara, D., Mar 1 2018, In : International Journal of Artificial Intelligence in Education. 28, 1, p. 106-137 32 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

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., Aug 18 2018, In : Discourse Processes. 55, 5-6, p. 510-524 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

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

4 Scopus citations

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

4 Scopus citations

iSTART-E: Reading comprehension strategy training for Spanish speakers

McCarthy, K. S., Soto, C., Malbrán, C., Fonseca, L., Simian, M. & McNamara, D., Jan 1 2018, Artificial Intelligence in Education - 19th International Conference, AIED 2018, Proceedings. Springer Verlag, p. 215-219 5 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

1 Scopus citations

Metacognitive Overload! Positive and Negative Effects of Metacognitive Prompts in an Intelligent Tutoring System

McCarthy, K. S., Likens, A. D., Johnson, A., Guerrero, T. A. & McNamara, D., Sep 1 2018, In : International Journal of Artificial Intelligence in Education. 28, 3, p. 420-438 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations

Modeling math success using cohesion network analysis

Crossley, S. A., Sirbu, M. D., Dascalu, M., Barnes, T., Lynch, C. F. & McNamara, D., Jan 1 2018, Artificial Intelligence in Education - 19th International Conference, AIED 2018, Proceedings. Springer Verlag, p. 63-67 5 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

1 Scopus citations

NLP: Getting computers to understand discourse

McNamara, D., Allen, L. K., McCarthy, K. S. & Balyan, R., Jan 1 2018, Deep Comprehension: Multi-Disciplinary Approaches to Understanding, Enhancing, and Measuring Comprehension. Taylor and Francis, p. 224-236 13 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

1 Scopus citations

Predicting question quality using recurrent neural networks

Ruseti, S., Dascalu, M., Johnson, A., Balyan, R., Kopp, K. J., McNamara, D., Crossley, S. A. & Trausan-Matu, S., 2018, Artificial Intelligence in Education - 19th International Conference, AIED 2018, Proceedings. Mavrikis, M., Penstein Rosé, C., McLaren, B., Hoppe, H. U., Luckin, R., Porayska-Pomsta, K., du Boulay, B. & Martinez-Maldonado, R. (eds.). Springer Verlag, p. 491-502 12 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 10947 LNAI).

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

3 Scopus citations

Recurrence quantification analysis as a method for studying text comprehension dynamics

Likens, A. D., McCarthy, K. S., Allen, L. K. & McNamara, D., Mar 7 2018, Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Learning Analytics and Knowledge: Towards User-Centred Learning Analytics, LAK 2018. Association for Computing Machinery, p. 111-120 10 p. (ACM International Conference Proceeding Series).

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

1 Scopus citations

Scaffolding deep comprehension strategies through point&query, autotutor, and istart

Graesser, A. C., McNamara, D. S. & VanLehn, K., Jan 1 2018, Computers as Metacognitive Tools for Enhancing Learning: A Special Issue of Educational Psychologist. Taylor and Francis, Vol. 40. p. 226-234 9 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Scoring summaries using recurrent neural networks

Ruseti, S., Dascalu, M., Johnson, A., McNamara, D., Balyan, R., McCarthy, K. S. & Trausan-Matu, S., Jan 1 2018, Intelligent Tutoring Systems - 14th International Conference, ITS 2018, Proceedings. Springer Verlag, p. 191-201 11 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 10858 LNCS).

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

5 Scopus citations

Towards an Automated Model of Comprehension (AMoC)

Dascalu, M., Paraschiv, I. C., McNamara, D. & Trausan-Matu, S., Jan 1 2018, Lifelong Technology-Enhanced Learning - 13th European Conference on Technology Enhanced Learning, EC-TEL 2018, Proceedings. Elferink, R., Drachsler, H., Pammer-Schindler, V., Perez-Sanagustin, M. & Scheffel, M. (eds.). Springer Verlag, p. 427-436 10 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 11082 LNCS).

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

1 Scopus citations
2017

Adaptive reading and writing instruction in iSTART and W-Pal

Johnson, A., McCarthy, K. S., Kopp, K. J., Perret, C. A. & McNamara, D., 2017, FLAIRS 2017 - Proceedings of the 30th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference. AAAI Press, p. 561-566 6 p.

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

3 Scopus citations

Assessing question quality using NLP

Kopp, K. J., Johnson, A., Crossley, S. A. & McNamara, D., 2017, Artificial Intelligence in Education - 18th International Conference, AIED 2017, Proceedings. Springer Verlag, Vol. 10331 LNAI. p. 523-527 5 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 10331 LNAI).

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

2 Scopus citations

Automatically identifying humorous and persuasive language produced during a creative problem-solving task

Skalicky, S., Crossley, S. A., McNamara, D. & Muldner, K., 2017, FLAIRS 2017 - Proceedings of the 30th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference. AAAI Press, p. 282-287 6 p.

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

Bridging Skill and Task-Oriented Reading

Higgs, K., Magliano, J. P., Vidal-Abarca, E., Martínez, T. & McNamara, D., Jan 2 2017, In : Discourse Processes. 54, 1, p. 19-39 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

Cognition in education

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

Research output: Book/ReportBook

4 Scopus citations

Combining machine learning and natural language processing to assess literary text comprehension

Balyan, R., McCarthy, K. S. & McNamara, D. S., Jan 1 2017, p. 244-249. 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

4 Scopus citations

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

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

5 Scopus citations

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

5 Scopus citations

iSTART-ALL: Confronting adult low literacy with intelligent tutoring for reading comprehension

Johnson, A., Guerrero, T. A., Tighe, E. L. & McNamara, D., 2017, Artificial Intelligence in Education - 18th International Conference, AIED 2017, Proceedings. Springer Verlag, Vol. 10331 LNAI. p. 125-136 12 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 10331 LNAI).

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

4 Scopus citations

iSTART therefore I understand: But metacognitive supports did not enhance comprehension gains

McCarthy, K. S., Jacovina, M. E., Snow, E. L., Guerrero, T. A. & McNamara, D., 2017, Artificial Intelligence in Education - 18th International Conference, AIED 2017, Proceedings. Springer Verlag, Vol. 10331 LNAI. p. 201-211 11 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 10331 LNAI).

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

1 Scopus citations

Linking language to math success in an on-line course

Crossley, S., Barnes, T., Lynch, C. & McNamara, D. S., Jan 1 2017, p. 180-185. 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

6 Scopus citations

Metacognitive prompt overdose: Positive and negative effects of prompts in iSTART

McCarthy, K. S., Johnson, A., Likens, A. D., Martin, Z. & McNamara, D. S., Jan 1 2017, p. 404-405. 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

1 Scopus citations

Predicting math performance using natural language processing tools

Crossley, S., Liu, R. & McNamara, D., Mar 13 2017, LAK 2017 Conference Proceedings - 7th International Learning Analytics and Knowledge Conference: Understanding, Informing and Improving Learning with Data. Association for Computing Machinery, p. 339-347 9 p. (ACM International Conference Proceeding Series).

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

9 Scopus citations

Predicting success in massive open online courses (Moocs) using cohesion network analysis

Crossley, S. A., Dascalu, M., McNamara, D. S., Baker, R. & Trausan-Matu, S., Jan 1 2017, Making a Difference: Prioritizing Equity and Access in CSCL - 12th International Conference on Computer Supported Collaborative Learning, CSCL 2017 - Conference Proceedings. Smith, B. K., Borge, M., Mercier, E. & Lim, K. Y. (eds.). International Society of the Learning Sciences (ISLS), p. 103-110 8 p. (Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning Conference, CSCL; vol. 1).

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

11 Scopus citations

Predicting Text Comprehension, Processing, and Familiarity in Adult Readers: New Approaches to Readability Formulas

Crossley, S. A., Skalicky, S., Dascalu, M., McNamara, D. & Kyle, K., Mar 19 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Discourse Processes. p. 1-20 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

34 Scopus citations

Preface: Special Issue on Multidisciplinary Approaches to AI and Education for Reading and Writing

Passonneau, R. J., McNamara, D., Muresan, S. & Perin, D., Dec 1 2017, In : International Journal of Artificial Intelligence in Education. 27, 4, p. 665-670 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

7 Scopus citations

ReaderBench: A multi-lingual framework for analyzing text complexity

Dascalu, M., Gutu, G., Ruseti, S., Paraschiv, I. C., Dessus, P., McNamara, D., Crossley, S. A. & Trausan-Matu, S., 2017, Data Driven Approaches in Digital Education - 12th European Conference on Technology Enhanced Learning, EC-TEL 2017, Proceedings. Broisin, J., Lavoue, E., Drachsler, H., Verbert, K. & Perez-Sanagustin, M. (eds.). Springer Verlag, p. 495-499 5 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 10474 LNCS).

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

3 Scopus citations

Recurrence quantification analysis: A technique for the dynamical analysis of student writing

Allen, L. K., Likens, A. D. & McNamara, D., 2017, FLAIRS 2017 - Proceedings of the 30th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference. AAAI Press, p. 240-245 6 p.

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

1 Scopus citations
17 Scopus citations

Semantic Similarity versus Co-Authorship Networks: A Detailed Comparison

Paraschiv, I. C., Dascalu, M., Trausan-Matu, S., Nistor, N., Oca, A. M. M. D. & McNamara, D., Jul 5 2017, Proceedings - 2017 21st International Conference on Control Systems and Computer, CSCS 2017. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 566-570 5 p. 7968614

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

Stairstepper: An adaptive remedial iSTART module

Perret, C. A., Johnson, A., McCarthy, K. S., Guerrero, T. A., Dai, J. & McNamara, D., 2017, Artificial Intelligence in Education - 18th International Conference, AIED 2017, Proceedings. Springer Verlag, Vol. 10331 LNAI. p. 557-560 4 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 10331 LNAI).

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

5 Scopus citations

Teaching iSTART to understand Spanish

Dascalu, M., Jacovina, M. E., Soto, C. M., Allen, L. K., Dai, J., Guerrero, T. A. & McNamara, D., 2017, Artificial Intelligence in Education - 18th International Conference, AIED 2017, Proceedings. Springer Verlag, Vol. 10331 LNAI. p. 485-489 5 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 10331 LNAI).

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

2 Scopus citations

The design implementation framework: Iterative design from the lab to the classroom

Stone, M. L., Kent, K. M., Roscoe, R., Corley, K. M., Allen, L. K. & McNamara, D., Jun 16 2017, End-User Considerations in Educational Technology Design. IGI Global, p. 77-98 22 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2 Scopus citations

The Next Frontier in Communication and the ECLIPPSE Study: Bridging the Linguistic Divide in Secure Messaging

Schillinger, D., McNamara, D., Crossley, S., Lyles, C., Moffet, H. H., Sarkar, U., Duran, N., Allen, J., Liu, J., Oryn, D., Ratanawongsa, N. & Karter, A. J., 2017, In : Journal of Diabetes Research. 2017, 1348242.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

8 Scopus citations

Toward an integrated perspective of writing as a discourse process

McNamara, D. & Allen, L. K., Jan 1 2017, The Routledge Handbook of Discourse Processes, Second Edition. Taylor and Francis, p. 362-389 28 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

3 Scopus citations

What'd you say again? Recurrence quantification analysis as a method for analyzing the dynamics of discourse in a reading strategy tutor

Allen, L. K., Likens, A., Perret, C. & McNamara, D., Mar 13 2017, LAK 2017 Conference Proceedings - 7th International Learning Analytics and Knowledge Conference: Understanding, Informing and Improving Learning with Data. Association for Computing Machinery, p. 373-382 10 p. (ACM International Conference Proceeding Series).

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

11 Scopus citations

Writing analytics literacy - Bridging from research to practice

Knight, S., Allen, L., Gibson, A., McNamara, D. & Shum, S. B., Mar 13 2017, LAK 2017 Conference Proceedings - 7th International Learning Analytics and Knowledge Conference: Understanding, Informing and Improving Learning with Data. Association for Computing Machinery, p. 496-497 2 p. (ACM International Conference Proceeding Series).

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

3 Scopus citations
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

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

72 Scopus citations

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

4 Scopus citations

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

7 Scopus citations