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Article

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. S., Jul 1 2011, In : Written Communication. 28, 3, p. 282-311 30 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

66 Scopus citations

The epistemic stance between the author and reader: A driving force in the cohesion of text and writing

McNamara, D., Oct 1 2013, In : Discourse Studies. 15, 5, p. 579-595 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations

The linguistic correlates of conversational deception: Comparing natural language processing technologies

Duran, N. D., Hall, C., McCarthy, P. M. & McNamara, D. S., Jul 1 2010, In : Applied Psycholinguistics. 31, 3, p. 439-462 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

36 Scopus citations

The Narrative Waltz: The Role of Flexibility in Writing Proficiency

Allen, L. K., Snow, E. L. & McNamara, D., Jan 18 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Educational Psychology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations

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

18 Scopus citations

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

34 Scopus citations

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

50 Scopus citations
44 Scopus citations

Using natural language processing and machine learning to classify health literacy from secure messages: The ECLIPPSE study

Balyan, R., Crossley, S. A., Brown, W., Karter, A. J., McNamara, D., Liu, J. Y., Lyles, C. R. & Schillinger, D., Feb 2019, In : PloS one. 14, 2, e0212488.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2 Scopus citations

Visualizing topic flow in students' essays

O'Rourke, S. T., Calvo, R. A. & McNamara, D. S., Oct 11 2011, In : Educational Technology and Society. 14, 3, p. 4-15 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations

What is lexical proficiency? Some answers from computational models of speech data

Crossley, S. A., Salsbury, T., McNamara, D. S. & Jarvis, S., Mar 1 2011, In : TESOL Quarterly. 45, 1, p. 182-193 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

37 Scopus citations

Writing flexibility in argumentative essays: a multidimensional analysis

Allen, L. K., Likens, A. D. & McNamara, D., Jun 15 2019, In : Reading and Writing. 32, 6, p. 1607-1634 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Writing pal: Feasibility of an intelligent writing strategy tutor in the high school classroom

Roscoe, R. & McNamara, D., Nov 1 2013, In : Journal of Educational Psychology. 105, 4, p. 1010-1025 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

71 Scopus citations
Book

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

Cognition in education

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

Research output: Book/ReportBook

4 Scopus citations
Chapter

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

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

45 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

Computationally assessing expert judgments of freewriting quality

Weston, J. L., Crossley, S. A. & McNamara, D., Dec 1 2011, Applied Natural Language Processing: Identification, Investigation and Resolution. IGI Global, p. 364-381 18 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

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

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

Educational data mining: A MOOC experience

Baker, R. S., Wang, Y., Paquette, L., Aleven, V., Popescu, O., Sewall, J., Rosé, C., Tomar, G. S., Ferschke, O., Zhang, J., Cennamo, M. J., Ogden, S., Condit, T., Diaz, J., Crossley, S., McNamara, D., Comer, D. K., Lynch, C. F., Brown, R., Barnes, T. & 1 others, Bergner, Y., Oct 14 2016, Data Mining And Learning Analytics: Applications in Educational Research. Wiley-Blackwell, p. 55-66 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

1 Scopus citations

Educational technologies and literacy development

Crossley, S. A. & McNamara, D., Jan 1 2016, Adaptive Educational Technologies for Literacy Instruction. Taylor and Francis, p. 1-12 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

1 Scopus citations

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

16 Scopus citations

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

6 Scopus citations

Intelligent tutoring systems for literacy: Existing technologies and continuing challenges

Jacovina, M. E. & McNamara, D., Jan 1 2016, Intelligent Tutoring Systems: Structure, Applications and Challenges. Nova Science Publishers, Inc., p. 153-174 22 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2 Scopus citations

Interlanguage talk: A computational analysis of non-native speakers' lexical production and exposure

Crossley, S. A. & McNamara, D., Dec 1 2011, Applied Natural Language Processing: Identification, Investigation and Resolution. IGI Global, p. 423-435 13 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

iSTART-2: A reading comprehension and strategy instruction tutor

Snow, E. L., Jacovina, M. E., Tanner Jackson, G. & McNamara, D., Jan 1 2016, Adaptive Educational Technologies for Literacy Instruction. Taylor and Francis, p. 104-121 18 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

10 Scopus citations

Maximizing ANLP evaluation: Harmonizing flawed input

Renner, A. M., McCarthy, P. M., Boonthum-Denecke, C. & McNamara, D., Dec 1 2011, Applied Natural Language Processing: Identification, Investigation and Resolution. IGI Global, p. 436-454 19 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

1 Scopus citations

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., Dec 1 2011, Applied Natural Language Processing: Identification, Investigation and Resolution. IGI Global, p. 455-476 22 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

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., Dec 1 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

Text-to-text similarity of sentences

Rus, V., Lintean, M., Graesser, A. C. & McNamara, D., Dec 1 2011, Applied Natural Language Processing: Identification, Investigation and Resolution. IGI Global, p. 110-121 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

5 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 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

5 Scopus citations

The evolution of an automated reading strategy tutor: From the classroom to a game-enhanced automated system

Jackson, G. T., Dempsey, K. B. & McNamara, D. S., Dec 1 2010, New Science of Learning: Cognition, Computers and Collaboration in Education. Springer New York, p. 283-306 24 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

12 Scopus citations

The role of language development in the successful comprehension of texts

Allen, L. K. & McNamara, D., Mar 7 2016, The Cognitive Development of Reading and Reading Comprehension. Taylor and Francis Inc., p. 87-99 13 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

The user-language paraphrase corpus

McCarthy, P. M. & McNamara, D. S., Dec 1 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

5 Scopus citations

The writing pal: A writing strategy tutor

Crossley, S. A., Allen, L. K. & McNamara, D., Jan 1 2016, Adaptive Educational Technologies for Literacy Instruction. Taylor and Francis, p. 204-224 21 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

6 Scopus citations

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

10 Scopus citations

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

3 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

Using LIWC and Coh-Metrix to investigate gender differences in linguistic styles

Bell, C. M., McCarthy, P. M. & McNamara, D., Dec 1 2011, Applied Natural Language Processing: Identification, Investigation and Resolution. IGI Global, p. 545-556 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

8 Scopus citations
Comment/debate

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

Conference contribution

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 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

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 committed? Investigating interactions among reading commitment, natural language input, and students' learning outcomes

Varner, L. K., Jackson, G. T., Snow, E. L. & McNamara, D. S., 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

1 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

21 Scopus citations