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{ENTER}ing the time series {SPACE}: Uncovering the writing process through keystroke analyses

Allen, L. K., Jacovina, M. E., Dascalu, M., Roscoe, R. D., Kent, K. M., Likens, A. D. & McNamara, D. S., Jan 1 2016, p. 22-29. 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

8 Scopus citations

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 Commentary on Construct Validity When Using Operational Virtual Learning Environment Data in Effectiveness Studies

Huggins-Manley, A. C., Beal, C. R., D’Mello, S. K., Leite, W. L., Cetin-Berber, D. D., Kim, D. & McNamara, D. S., Oct 2 2019, In : Journal of Research on Educational Effectiveness. 12, 4, p. 750-759 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

A comparison of gains between educational games and a traditional ITS

Jackson, G. T., Boonthum-Denecke, C. & McNamara, D., Aug 20 2012, Proceedings of the 25th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference, FLAIRS-25. p. 444-449 6 p. (Proceedings of the 25th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference, FLAIRS-25).

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

3 Scopus citations

Adaptive educational technologies for literacy instruction

Crossley, S. A. & McNamara, D., Jan 1 2016, Taylor and Francis. 310 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

12 Scopus citations

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

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

6 Scopus citations

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

A linguistic analysis of expert-generated paraphrases

Brandon, R. D., Crossley, S. A. & McNamara, D., Aug 20 2012, Proceedings of the 25th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference, FLAIRS-25. p. 268-271 4 p. (Proceedings of the 25th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference, FLAIRS-25).

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

A linguistic analysis of student-generated paraphrases

Rus, V., Feng, S., Brandon, R., Crossely, S. & McNamara, D. S., Sep 9 2011, Proceedings of the 24th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society, FLAIRS - 24. p. 293-298 6 p. (Proceedings of the 24th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society, FLAIRS - 24).

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

3 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

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

Analyzing Discourse Processing Using a Simple Natural Language Processing Tool

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

27 Scopus citations

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

6 Scopus citations

Applying NLP metrics to students' self-explanations

Jackson, G. T. & McNamara, D., Dec 1 2011, Applied Natural Language Processing: Identification, Investigation and Resolution. IGI Global, p. 261-274 14 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

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

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

20 Scopus citations

Are you talking to me? Multi-dimensional language analysis of explanations during reading

Allen, L. K., Perret, C., Mills, C. & McNamara, D., Mar 4 2019, Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Learning Analytics and Knowledge: Learning Analytics to Promote Inclusion and Success, LAK 2019. Association for Computing Machinery, p. 116-120 5 p. (ACM International Conference Proceeding Series).

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

Assessing cognitively complex strategy use in an untrained domain

Jackson, G. T., Guess, R. H. & Mcnamara, D. S., Jan 1 2010, In : Topics in Cognitive Science. 2, 1, p. 127-137 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

32 Scopus citations

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

43 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

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

Roscoe, R. D., Crossley, S. A., Weston, J. L. & McNamara, D. S., Sep 9 2011, Proceedings of the 24th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society, FLAIRS - 24. p. 281-286 6 p. (Proceedings of the 24th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society, FLAIRS - 24).

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

6 Scopus citations

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

249 Scopus citations

Automated Scoring of Self-explanations Using Recurrent Neural Networks

Panaite, M., Ruseti, S., Dascalu, M., Balyan, R., McNamara, D. S. & Trausan-Matu, S., Jan 1 2019, Transforming Learning with Meaningful Technologies - 14th European Conference on Technology Enhanced Learning, EC-TEL 2019, Proceedings. Scheffel, M., Broisin, J., Pammer-Schindler, V., Ioannou, A. & Schneider, J. (eds.). Springer Verlag, p. 659-663 5 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 11722 LNCS).

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

Automated summarization evaluation (ASE) using natural language processing tools

Crossley, S. A., Kim, M., Allen, L. & McNamara, D., Jan 1 2019, Artificial Intelligence in Education - 20th International Conference, AIED 2019, Proceedings. Isotani, S., Hastings, P., Ogan, A., McLaren, B., Millán, E. & Luckin, R. (eds.). Springer Verlag, p. 84-95 12 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 11625 LNAI).

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

1 Scopus citations

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

Roscoe, R. D., Allen, L. K., Johnson, A. C. & McNamara, D. S., Jan 1 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

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

Automatic assessment of constructed response data in a chemistry tutor

Crossley, S., Kyle, K., Davenport, J. & McNamara, D. S., Jan 1 2016, p. 336-340. 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

8 Scopus citations

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. S., Sep 9 2011, Proceedings of the 24th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society, FLAIRS - 24. p. 234-239 6 p. (Proceedings of the 24th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society, FLAIRS - 24).

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

2 Scopus citations

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

5 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

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

7 Scopus citations

Checking it twice: Does adding spelling and grammar checkers improve essay quality in an automated writing tutor?

McCarthy, K. S., Roscoe, R., Likens, A. D. & McNamara, D., Jan 1 2019, Artificial Intelligence in Education - 20th International Conference, AIED 2019, Proceedings. Isotani, S., Hastings, P., Ogan, A., McLaren, B., Millán, E. & Luckin, R. (eds.). Springer Verlag, p. 270-282 13 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 11625 LNAI).

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

1 Scopus citations

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

Open Access
12 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

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

Coh-metrix: Providing multilevel analyses of text characteristics

Graesser, A. C., McNamara, D. S. & Kulikowich, J. M., Jun 1 2011, In : Educational Researcher . 40, 5, p. 223-234 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

220 Scopus citations

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

McNamara, D. & Graesser, A. C., Dec 1 2011, Applied Natural Language Processing: Identification, Investigation and Resolution. IGI Global, p. 188-205 18 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

44 Scopus citations

Coh-Metrix: Capturing Linguistic Features of Cohesion

McNamara, D. S., Louwerse, M. M., McCarthy, P. M. & Graesser, A. C., May 1 2010, In : Discourse Processes. 47, 4, p. 292-330 39 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

142 Scopus citations

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., Jan 1 2014, In : Elementary School Journal. 115, 2, p. 211-229 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

56 Scopus citations

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

50 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

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

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

11 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
39 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

Comprehension skill, inference making, and the role of knowledge

McNamara, D. S., 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

16 Scopus citations

Computational analyses of multilevel discourse comprehension

Graesser, A. C. & McNamara, D. S., Apr 1 2011, In : Topics in Cognitive Science. 3, 2, p. 371-398 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

124 Scopus citations