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Research Publications


In Press

Piecka, D. C. B., Ruberg, L., Ruckman, C., & Fullwood, E. D. (in press). Self-discovery learning opportunities in NASATalk. In A. Hai-Jew (Ed.), Constructing self-discovery learning spaces online: Scaffolding and decision-making technologies. Hershey, PA: IGI Global.

Reese, D. D. (in press). An instructional design approach to effective instructional game design and assessment. In M. Orey, S. A. Jones, & R. M. Branch (Eds.), 2011 educational media and technology yearbook (Vol. 36). New York: Springer.

Reese, D. D. (in press). CyGaMEs: A full-service instructional design model harnessing game-based technologies for learning and assessment. In L. Moller & J. B. Huett (Eds.), The evolution from distance education to distributed learning. New York: Springer.

Reese, D. D., Seward, R. J., Harrison, A., McFarland, L., Hitt, B., & Tabachnick, B. G. (in press). The moment of learning: Quantitative analysis of exemplar gameplay supports CyGaMEs approach to embedded assessment. In D. Ifenthaler, D. Eseryel, & X. Ge (Eds.), Assessment in game-based learning: Foundations, innovations, and perspectives. New York: Springer.


2011

Piecka, D. C. B. P. (2011, June). Show and tell: Kindergartners' meaning making with interactive videoconferencing. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the International Society for Technology in Education, Philadelphia.

Diehl, V. A., Jelinek, A. G., Clegg, N. J., & McMillin, J. L. (2011, May). Flow measures are related to progress toward the instructional game goal. Poster session to be presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Psychological Science, Washington, DC.

Newlon, C. (2011, April). An examination of the influence of serious video game play on body language. Poster presented at the Wheeling Jesuit University Research and Scholarship Symposium, Wheeling, WV.

Reese, D. D., Seward, R. J., Harrison, A., McFarland, L., Hitt, B., & Tabachnick, B. G. (2011, April). Game-based embedded assessment measures learning. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New Orleans.

McCombs, K., & Newlon, C. (2011, March). An examination of the influence of serious video game play on body language. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Educational Research Exchange,Youngstown, OH.

(Childers) Coffield, H. (2011, January). "Sludge, slurry, and 'fly ash' ponds" and "Abandoned mine lands." Two GIS illustrations in Center for Health and the Global Environment, Harvard Medical School, Mining coal, mounting costs: The life cycle consequences of coal. Pamphlet and executive summary of "Full cost accounting for the life cycle of coal." Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences.

Calinger, M., & Piecka, D. C. B. (2011). Integrating a live medical simulation into a high school anatomy and physiology curriculum: CyberSurgeons. In Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2011 (pp. 2067-2074). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.


2010

Wood, C. A., Reese, D. D., & Ruberg, L. (2010, September). MoonWorld: Exploring the Moon in virtual worlds. Poster presented at the European Planetary Science Congress, Rome.

Reese, D. D., Wood, C. A., Hitt, B., Harrison, A., McFarland, L., Seward, R. J., & Hernandez-Gantes, V. (2010, July). CyGaMEs Selene: A Lunar Construction GaME. Finalist showcase presented at the SIGGRAPH 2010 Disney Research Learning Challenge, Los Angeles.

Diehl, V. A., Sage, A. S., & Cook, A. E. (2010, May). Collaborative computing and gameplay affect flow dimensions and learning with instructional games. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Psychological Science, Boston.

Piecka, D. C. B. (2010, May). Examining subjective lenses when conducting research with kindergartners: Understanding from a child's point of view in order to build a faithful and empowering narrative account. Paper presented at the Sixth International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry, Urbana-Champaign, IL.

Piecka, D. C. B. (2010, May). Learning about astronomy concepts using videoconferencing in kindergarten. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Denver.

Quaranta, J. D., & Coffield. (2010, May). Development and implementation of an emergency action plan tabletop exercise manual for high hazard coal refuse impoundments in West Virginia. Presentation to the Southeast Regional Conference of the Association of State Dam Safety Officials, Charleston, WV.

Piecka, D. C. B., & Hopson, R. K. M. (2010, April). Using qualitative software to understand and analyze complex ecologies in educational research and evaluation. Professional development course taught at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Denver.

Reese, D. D. (2010, April). MoonWorld. Presentation at online session of Technology Training for Science Teachers for San Antonio College, San Antonio, TX.

Piecka, D. C. B. P. (2010, March). Connecting astronomy content with interactive videoconferencing in kindergarten. Presentation at the annual meeting of the National Science Teachers Association, Philadelphia.

Reese, D. D. (2010, March). MoonWorld. Presentation at online Virtual Worlds Best Practices in Education conference.

Reese, D. D., & Wood, C. A. (2010, March). Learning lunar science through the Selene videogame. Poster presented at the 41th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, The Woodlands, TX.

Wood, C. A., Reese, D. D., Ruberg, L. F., Harrison, A., & Lightfritz, C. (2010, March). MoonWorld: Implementation of virtual lunar exploration. Paper presented at Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, The Woodlands, TX.

Piecka, D. C. B. P. (2010, January). Developing a grade 10 history CD-ROM using digitized materials from the national archives of Namibia. Proceedings of the Sixth International Workshop on Technology for Innovation and Education in Developing Countries, Maputo, Mozambique.

Chen, C-H, & Howard, B. (2010) Effect of live simulation on middle school students' attitudes and learning toward science. Journal of Educational Technology and Society, 13(1).

Chen, C-H, Calinger, M., Howard, B., & Oskurus, A. (2010). Emerging edtech: Expert perspectives and design principles. In L. Tomei (Ed.), ICTs for modern educational and instructional advancement: New approaches to teaching. Hershey, PA: IGI Global.

Diehl, V., & Reese, D. D. (2010). Elaborated metaphors support viable inferences about difficult science concepts. Educational Psychology, 30(7), 771-791.

Howard, B. (2010). Instructional design, Web 2.0 style. In L. Tomei (Ed.), ICTs for modern educational and instructional advancement: New approaches to teaching. Hershey, PA: IGI Global.

Howard, B. (2010). The best edtech of 2007: Promising features and design models. In L. Tomei (Ed.), ICTs for modern educational and instructional advancement: New approaches to teaching. Hershey, PA: IGI Global.

Howard, B., & Curtis, L. (2010). Setting trends for educational technologies within the National Science Foundation. In L. Tomei (Ed.), ICTs for modern educational and instructional advancement: New approaches to teaching. Hershey, PA: IGI Global.

Howard, B., & Tomei, L. (2010). Emerging educational technologies and science education: A multifaceted research approach. In L. Tomei (Ed.), ICTs for modern educational and instructional advancement: New approaches to teaching. Hershey, PA: IGI Global.

Howard, B., & Tomei, L. (2010). Emerging educational technologies and science education: A multifaceted research approach. In L. Tomei (Ed.), ICTs for modern educational and instructional advancement: New approaches to teaching. Hershey, PA: IGI Global.

Martín Hernández, N. L. (2010). Localización del videojuego Selene. Unpublished master's thesis. University of Vic, Barcelona. Thesis awarded "Premio Extraordinario" status.

Reese, D. D. (2010). CyGaMEs: A full-service instructional design model harnessing game-based technologies for learning and assessment. Paper presented at the Third Biannual Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) Research Symposium, Bloomington, IN.

Reese, D. D. (2010). Learning new things through gaming: One company's journey toward CyGaMEs expertise. Paper presented at the Games, Learning, and Society Conference 6.0, Madison, WI.

Reese, D. D. (2010). To the Moon through virtual worlds and game-based learning. Presentation at the annual meeting of the West Virginia Science Teachers Association , Wheeling.

Reese, D. D. (2010). Introducing flowometer: A CyGaMEs assessment suite tool. In R. V. Eck (Ed.), Gaming & cognition: Theories and perspectives from the learning sciences (pp. 227-254). Hershey, PA: IGI Global.

Reese, D. D., & Tabachnick, B. G. (2010). The moment of learning: Quantitative analysis of exemplar gameplay supports CyGaMEs approach to embedded assessment [structured abstract]. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness.

Ruberg, L., Calinger, M., & Howard, B. (2010). Evaluating educational technologies: Historical milestones. In L. Tomei (Ed.), ICTs for modern educational and instructional advancement: New approaches to teaching. Hershey, PA: IGI Global.

Ruberg, L., Shia, J., Lightfritz, C., & Morgan, A. (2010). Process evaluation of an immersion-learning experience for grades K-4 youth. American Evaluation Association annual meeting, Nov. 8-13, San Antonio, TX.

Shiplett, T. (2010). NASA data, students, and the climatic impact of volcanoes. Presentation at the annual meeting of the West Virginia Science Teachers Association , Wheeling.

Wood, C. A. (2010). Science for everyone: Visions for near-future educational technology. In L. Tomei (Ed.), ICTs for modern educational and instructional advancement: New approaches to teaching. Hershey, PA: IGI Global.


2009

Piecka, D. C. B. P. (2009, November). Creating virtual learning opportunities in kindergarten. Presentation at the conference of the American Educational Studies Association, Pittsburgh, PA.

Piecka, D. C. B. P. (2009, November). Implications for the integration of interactive videoconferencing in kindergarten: Student meaning-making from a Vygotskian perspective. Presentation at the annual meeting of the National Association for the Education of Young Children, Washington, DC.

Ruberg, L., & Calinger, M. (2009, November). Evaluation of educational simulations of extreme weather events. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Evaluation Association, Orlando, FL.

Diehl, V. A., & Reese, D. D. (2009, October 23). Preparing students to learn intractable science concepts with game-based metaphor enhanced instructional design. Paper presented at the 4th Annual Faculty Research Symposium, Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL. ("Best in Traditional Research" Track Award.)

Piecka, D., Hopson, R., Torres, R., & Casey, J. (2009, October). Advances in concept mapping and visual meaning-making with ATLAS.ti. Paper presented at the annual conference of Advances in Qualitative Methods, Vancouver.

Reese, D. D. (2009, October). Replication supports flowometer: Advancing cyberlearning through game-based assessment technologies. Paper presented at the Association for Educational Communications and Technology International Convention Louisville, KY.

Calinger, M., & Chen, C-H. (2009, September/October). Live simulation for clinical education. TechTrends, 53(5), 23-27.

Piecka, D. C. B. P. (2009, August). Using a Vygotskian perspective to investigate how kindergartners form meaning while learning with interactive videoconferencing. Presentation at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Toronto.

Reese, D. D. (2009, August). CyGaMEs: Effective game design for successful learning and assessment. Paper presented at the Interactive Technologies 2009 Washington SALT® Conference.

Piecka, D. C. B. P., Hopson, R. K., Torres, R., & Casey, J. (2009, June). Visualizing meaning-making: ATLAS.ti concept maps as an integral component of data analysis. Proceedings of the 2nd International Seminar on Computer-aided Qualitative Research 2009, Utrecht, the Netherlands.

Reese, D. D. (2009, June). Selene. Workshop presented at the NASA Aerospace Education Services Project Annual Sandbox Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD.

Reese, D. D., & Hitt, B. A. (2009, June). Selene knowledge discovery: The interface effect. Poster presented at the Games+Learning+Society 5.0 conference, Madison, WI.

Piecka, D. C. B., & Figueiredo, M. P. (2009, May). Creating meaningful connections with videoconferencing in early childhood education: Experiences in Portugal and the USA. Proceedings from the International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies in Education-Challenges 2009, Campus Gualter the University of Minho, Braga, Portugal.

Reese, D. D., Diehl, V. A., & Lurquin, J. L. (2009, May). Metaphor enhanced instructional video game causes conceptual gains in lunar science knowledge. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Psychological Science, San Francisco.

Piecka, D. C. B. P. (2009, April). Building literacy skills while learning with interactive videoconferencing in kindergarten. Presentation at the Expanding Literacy Studies: An International, Interdisciplinary Conference for Graduate Students, The Ohio State University, Columbus.

Piecka, D. C. B. P. (2009, April). To Neptune and back: Learning with videoconferencing in kindergarten. Presentation at the annual meeting of the Texas Distance Learning Association, Corpus Christi.

Ruberg, L. (2009, April). Blending globalization and curriculum analysis to study technology-focused teacher training. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Diego.

Piecka, D. C. B. (2009, March). Reconceptualizing learning about cultural differences in kindergarten using interactive videoconferencing. Presentation at the Fifth International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry: Advancing Human Rights Through Qualitative Research, Urbana-Champaign, IL.

Reese, D. D. (2009, February 10). Selene: A Lunar Construction GaME (invited talk). Talk presented at the IBM Serious Games Day, Raleigh, NC.

Piecka, D. C. B. P. (2009, February). Learning with interactive videoconferencing in kindergarten: Ethnographic methods in local and virtual worlds. Presentation at the 30th Annual Ethnography in Education Research Forum, Ethnography for Social Justice in Education, Philadelphia.

Piecka, D. C. B. P. (2009, February). Learning with videoconferencing in kindergarten. Presentation at the Pennsylvania Educational Technology Expo and Conference, Hershey.

Reese, D. D., Wood, C. A., Carter, B., & McFarland, L. (2009, February). Selene: Research, design, evaluation. Invited talk presented at the Entertainment Technology Center Seminar, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh.

Carter, B., Wilbanks, L., & Reese, D. D. (2009). Enhancing science education through instructional games that prepare students for knowledge acquisition. In I. W. Gibson, R. Weber, K. McFerrin, R. Carlsen, & D. A. Willis (Eds.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education International Conference 2009 (pp. 1410-1417). AACE: Chesapeake, VA.

Langhoff, S., Cowan-Sharp, J., Dodson, E., Damer, B., Ketner, B., & Reese, D. D. (2009). Workshop report: Virtual worlds and immersive environments. Moffett Field, CA: NASA Ames Research Center.

Reese, D. D. (2009). Structure mapping theory as a formalism for instructional game design and assessment. In D. Gentner, K. Holyoak, & B. Kokinov (Eds.), New frontiers in analogy research: Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Analogy (Analogy '09) (pp. 394-403). Sofia, Bulgaria: New Bulgarian University Press.

Ruberg, L., Calinger, M., & Howard, B. (2009). Evaluating educational technologies: Historical milestones. In L.A. Tomei (Ed.), Designing instruction for the traditional, adult, and distance learner: A new engine for technology-based teaching. Hershey, PA: IGI Global.


2008

Piecka, D. C. B. P. (2008, December). Reflections about a study abroad experience in Namibia, Africa. Paper presented at the Worldwide Forum on Education and Culture 2008, Rome.

Loh, C. S., Reese, D. D., & Warren, S. (2008, November). Instructional design, evaluation, and assessment standards in serious games. Symposium conducted at the 2008 International Conference of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology, Orlando, FL.

Reese, D. D. (2008, November). Flowometer: Embedded measurement of learners' flow perceptions within game-based instructional environments. Paper presented at the 2008 International Conference of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology, Orlando, FL.

Childers, H. M. (2008, September). Exercising emergency action plans. Presentation to the Kentucky Environmental Quality Commission, Kentucky State University, Frankfort.

Reese, D. D. (2008, September). [Fill in the blank]: The greatest shows on Earth. Plenary talk presented at the 1st International Meeting on Evaluation for Mid-Higher Level Education and College Level Education. Veracruz, Mexico.

Reese, D. D. (2008, July 10). CyGaMEs for learning and assessing conceptual knowledge: The how-to primer. Workshop presented at the Games+Learning+Society 4.0 conference, Madison, WI.

Brown, C., Hieronymous, P., Piecka, D., & Stern, C. (2008, June). Tips for developing a collaborative project. Presentation at the Interactive Videoconference Workshop: A Tool for 21st Century Learning, North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics, Durham, NC.

Gage, J., & Piecka, D. (2008, June). Interactive videoconferencing showcase (IVC): International connections. Presentation at the Interactive Videoconference Workshop: A Tool for 21st Century Learning, North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics, Durham, NC.

Piecka, D. (2008, June). A methodological pursuit for a qualitative dissertation about learning with interactive videoconferencing in kindergarten. Poster session presented at the 20th Annual Ethnographic and Qualitative Research Conference, Cedarville, OH.

Piecka, D. (2008, June). ATLAS.ti concept maps: Visualization of meaning making in kindergarten. Paper presented at the 20th Annual Ethnographic and Qualitative Research Conference, Cedarville University, Cedarville, Ohio.

Diehl, V., Vaught, A. L., Bleuer, J., & Reese, D. D. (2008, May). Elaboration leads to more effective metaphor use in chemistry learning. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Psychological Science.

Piecka, D. (2008, April). A methodological framework for a qualitative dissertation about learning with interactive videoconferencing in kindergarten. Paper presented at the Qualitative Research Proseminar, Center for Interpretive and Qualitative Research, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA.

Chen, C-H., Ruberg, L., Hull, J., & Martin, J. (2008, March). Promoting STEM teaching practices and student learning: A longitudinal impact of professional development. Paper presented at the annual meeting of American Educational Research Association, New York.

Ruberg, L. F., Chen, C-H, & Martin, J. (2008, March). Applying blended research methods to school-based intervention evaluation. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New York.

Chen, C-H, Calinger, M., Howard, B., & Oskurus, A. (2008). Emerging edtech: Expert perspectives and design principles. International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education.

Chen, C-H., Ruberg, L., & Martin, J. (2008). Modeling scientific inquiry through technology-mediated tools. In R. Kobayashi (Ed.), New educational technology. NOVA Publishers.

Childers, H. M. (2008). Impoundment emergency alerting: Challenges, practices, and partnerships. Coal Waste Impoundment Location and Warning System program final report prepared for U.S. Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration. Wheeling, WV: Center for Educational Technologies, Wheeling Jesuit University.

Childers, H. M., & Quaranta, J. D. (2008). Coal refuse inventory and mapping system for West Virginia. Coal Waste Impoundment Location and Warning System program final report prepared for U.S. Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration. Wheeling, WV: Center for Educational Technologies, Wheeling Jesuit University.

Childers, H. M., & Quaranta, J. D. (2008). Facilitator/Evaluator handbook: Monitoring and emergency response exercise. Coal Waste Impoundment Location and Warning System program final report prepared for U.S. Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration. Wheeling, WV: Center for Educational Technologies, Wheeling Jesuit University.

Childers, H. M., & Quaranta, J. D. (2008). Rocklick Branch refuse impoundment monitoring and emergency response tabletop exercise. Coal Waste Impoundment Location and Warning System program final report prepared for U.S. Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration. Wheeling, WV: Center for Educational Technologies, Wheeling Jesuit University.

Childers, H. M., & Quaranta, J. D. (2008). Situation manual: Monitoring and emergency response exercise. Coal Waste Impoundment Location and Warning System program final report prepared for U.S. Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration. Wheeling, WV: Center for Educational Technologies, Wheeling Jesuit University.

Howard, B. (2008). Instructional design, Web 2.0 style. International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education.

Howard, B. (2008). The best edtech of 2007: Promising features and design models. International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education.

Howard, B., & Curtis, L. (2008). Setting trends for educational technologies within the National Science Foundation. International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education.

Howard, B., & Tomei, L. (2008). Emerging educational technologies and science education: A multifaceted research approach. International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education.

Kauffman, D. F., Ge, X., Xie, K., & Chen, C-H. (2008). Prompting in web-based environments: Supporting self-monitoring and problem solving skills in college students. Journal of Educational Computing Research, 38(2).

Piecka, D. C. B. (2008). Show and tell: Learning with interactive videoconferencing in kindergarten. Dissertation Abstracts International, 69 (12), DAI-A (UMI 3338618).

Piecka, D., Studnicki, E., & Zuckerman-Parker, M. (2008). A proposal for ozone science podcasting in a middle science classroom, Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education Journal 16 (2), 203-233.

Quaranta, J. D., Childers, H. M., & Myles, P. (2008). Lessons learned from tabletop reviews of emergency action plans for high hazard dams in West Virginia, USA. Proceedings from Tailings and Mine Waste '08. Vail, CO.

Reese, D. D. (2008). Off-loading to virtual worlds. NASA Ames Wiki.

Reese, D. D. (2008). Engineering instructional metaphors within virtual environments to enhance visualization. In J. K. Gilbert, M. Nakhleh, & M. Reiner (Eds.), Visualization: Theory and practice in science education (pp. 133-153). New York: Springer.

Reese, D. D. (2008). GaME design for intuitive concept knowledge. In R. E. Ferdig (Ed.), Handbook of research on effective electronic gaming in education (Vol. 3, pp. 1104-1126). Hershey, PA: Idea Group.

Ruberg, L., Calinger, M., & Howard, B. (2008). Evaluating educational technologies: Historical milestones. International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education.

Ruberg, L., Smith, D., Shipp, S., Shupla, C., & Grier, J. (2008). Efforts of space science EPO professionals to meet the needs of pre-service students and faculty: Analysis of results. In C. D. Garmany, M.G. Gibbs, & J.W. Moody (Eds.), EPO and a changing world: Creating linkages and expanding partnerships, Vol. 389. Astronomy Society of the Pacific: http://www.aspbooks.org/a/volumes/table_of_contents/389.

Wood, C. A. (2008). Science for Everyone: Visions for near-future educational technology. International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education.

Wood, C. A., & Reese, D. D. (2008). Selene: A videogame for learning about the Moon. In C. D. Garmany, M. G. Gibbs, & J. W. Moody (Eds.), EPO and a changing world: Creating linkages and expanding partnerships: The 119th annual ASP meeting, 389, 109-110. Astronomy Society of the Pacific: http://www.aspbooks.org/a/volumes/table_of_contents/389.


2007

Chen, K., Ruberg, L., & Martin, J. (2007, November). Promoting science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and geography (STEM-G) through professional development: Learning from evaluation. Poster presentation 131. Evaluation 2007: Evaluation and Learning. American Evaluation Association annual conference, Baltimore.

Piecka, D. (2007, November). Using interactive videoconferencing to address 21st century student skills. Presentation at the 2007 Three Rivers Educational Technology Conference, Pittsburgh, PA.

Piecka, D. (2007, November). Videoconferencing with students in Namibia. Paper presented at the MAGPI (Mid-Atlantic Gigapop in Philadelphia for Internet2) Social Sciences Virtual Forum, Philadelphia.

Reese, D. D. (2007, October). Finding flow with game-based reflective tools: Instructional game design for adaptive expertise. Paper presented at the 2007 International Conference of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology, Anaheim, CA.

Reese, D. D. (2007, October). Selenology exploration-ludic environments-networked education (SELENE). Paper presented at the 2007 International Conference of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology Design and Development Showcase, Anaheim, CA.

Kavanaugh, A., Reese, D. D., & Pérez-Quiñones, M. (2007, September). Mobile telephony infrastructure and devices: Affordable access and informal learning for low literacy groups. In C. D. Garmany, M. G. Gibbs, & J. W. Moody (Eds.), Proceedings of the 35th Telecommunications Policy Research Conference. Arlington, VA.

Piecka, D. (2007, September). Namibian study abroad review: Summary of newfound learning. Paper presented at the Department of Education, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA.

Ruberg, L., Smith, D., Shipp, S., Shupla, C., & Grier, J. (2007, September). Efforts of space science EPO professionals to meet the needs of pre-service students and faculty: Analysis of results. Astronomy Society of the Pacific 119th annual conference, Chicago.

Piecka, D. (2007, July). Review of newfound learning: Global and international educational studies in Southern Africa and Namibia. Presentation at the Center for Global Education, Windhoek, Namibia.

Reese, D. D. (2007, June 13). Games as preparation for future learning. NASA Langley Explorer Schools Technology Immersion Workshop.

Piecka, D. (2007, June). Review of a pilot study: An ethnographic, case study participant observation of a kindergarten classroom using interactive videoconferencing. Paper presented at the Special Interest Group for Interactive Videoconferencing (SIGIVC) at the National Educational Computing Conference, Atlanta.

Reese, D. D. (2007, April). Designing the metaphor-enhanced virtual world: Games as Preparation for future learning. Paper presented at the annual conference of the American Educational Research Association, Chicago.

Reese, D. D. (2007, April). Increasing flow during middle school science with the e-Mission live simulation and the DiSC argumentation tool. Roundtable presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Chicago.

Reese, D. D. (2007, April). Selene. Session presented at the Game-based Learning Workshop: Technology-Based Tools for Teaching and Learning in the 21st Century, Suffolk, VA.

Heo, M., Kush, J., Carbonara, D., Nightingale, J., Piecka, D., Piper, J., Castner, L., Russell, T., Pazin, B., Glenn, A., Maharaja, G., & Gorse, K. (2007, March). The enhancement of distance education with Blackboard collaborative tools support. Paper presented at 4th Annual Pittsburgh Blackboard Users Conference, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA.

Kush, J., Heo, M., Carbonara, D., Gorse, K., Maharaja, G., Glenn, A., Pazin, B., Nightingale, J., Russell, T., Piecka, D., Castner, L., & Piper, J. (2007, March). The use of Blackboard-rich media support to enhance distance learning: Blackboard singing in the dead of the night. Poster presented at 4th Annual Pittsburgh Blackboard Users Conference, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA.

Piecka, D. (2007, March). A pilot study: An ethnographic case study involving participant observation in a kindergarten classroom using interactive videoconferencing. Paper presented at the 9th Annual SURA/ViDe Digital Video Conference, The Whole Shebang: Converged Communication Technologies in the Campus Information Ecosystem. Are We There Yet?, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta.

Piecka, D. (2007, March). Instructional design for teaching, learning, and collaborating with videoconferencing. Paper presented at the 9th Annual SURA/ViDe Digital Video Conference, The Whole Shebang: Converged Communication Technologies in the Campus Information Ecosystem. Are We There Yet?, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta.

Piecka, D. (2007, March). My electronic portfolio: Passport for the ejourney. Poster presented at the 4th Annual Pittsburgh Blackboard Users Conference, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA.

Reese, D. D. (2007, March). Designing Selene: Theory-based game design and data-mining. Presentation at the Serious Games Summit, San Francisco. Retrieved from https://store.cmpgame.com/product.php?cat=19&id=2022

Campbell, D. (2007). Game Developer Conference (GDC) coverage: A podcast interview with Dr. Debbie Denise Reese about video games as a learning tool: KidConfidence.

Norris, K. (2007). InSTEP™: Final project progress report. Wheeling, WV: Center for Educational Technologies, Wheeling Jesuit University.

Reese, D. D. (2007). First steps and beyond: Serious games as preparation for future learning. Journal of Educational Media and Hypermedia, 16(3), 283-300.

Ruberg, L., Chen, C-H., & Martin, J. (2007). NASA Explorer Schools project evaluation: Summer 2003 to spring 2006. Center for Educational Technologies®, Wheeling Jesuit University.

Ruberg, L., Martin, J., & Chen, H-C. (2007). Value-added assessment: Teacher training designed to improve student achievement. Evaluation in Education Multipaper Session 344. Evaluation 2007: Evaluation and Learning. American Evaluation Association annual conference, Nov. 7-10, Baltimore.


2006

Piecka, D. (2006, November). Teaching, learning, and collaborating with videoconferencing. Paper presented at the Three Rivers Educational Technology Conference, Pittsburgh, PA.

Reese, D. D. (2006, September). Foundations of serious games design and assessment (No. COTF/LVP/Sep-2006). Wheeling, WV: Center for Educational Technologies®, Wheeling Jesuit University.

Ruberg, L. F., Steel, S., & Wood, C. (2006, September). Transforming scientific discoveries into exciting inquiry activities. Astronomy Society of the Pacific, Baltimore.

Childers, H. M., Passmore, M. E., & Reynolds, L. (2006, June). The extent of intermittent and perennial headwater streams in the mountaintop mining region of Southern West Virginia. Poster session presented at the Headwaters and Associated Wetlands in the Mid-Atlantic Highlands Region Workshop, Philadelphia.

Green, J., Passmore, M. E., & Childers, H. M. (2006, June). A survey of the condition of streams in the primary region of mountaintop mining/valley fill coal mining. (Appendix). Poster session presented at the Headwaters and Associated Wetlands in the Mid-Atlantic Highlands Region Workshop, Philadelphia.

Ruberg, L. F. (2006, June). Aligning student learning with astronomy research: The Virtual Design Center. Presentation at the annual conference of the American Astronomical Society, Calgary.

Ruberg, L. F., Grier, J. (2006, February). Sensing energy: Light sources and detectors. Pre-Service Teacher Conference, Alexandria, VA.

Childers, H. M., & Quaranta, J. D. (2006). Coal impoundment tabletop exercise. Coal Waste Impoundment Location and Warning System program final report prepared for U.S. Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration. Wheeling, WV: Center for Educational Technologies, Wheeling Jesuit University.

Reese, D. D. (2006). Inspiration Brief 3: Enhancing perceived challenge/skill and achievement (DiSC 2005) (No. COTF/B3/Mar-2006). Wheeling, WV: Center for Educational Technologies®, Wheeling Jesuit University.

Reese, D. D., & McFarland, L. (2006). Inspiration brief 2: The DiSC and RoboKids tools and labs (design and testing) (No. COTF/B2/Jan-2006). Wheeling, WV: Center for Educational Technologies®, Wheeling Jesuit University.


2005

Reese, D. D. (2005, December). Needs assessment phase II: NASA expert panel report (responses and recommendations) (report No. NA/R2/Dec-2005). Wheeling, WV: Center for Educational Technologies®, Wheeling Jesuit University.

Reese, D. D. (2005, October). Engineering instructional metaphors: A task of graphic isomorphism. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the International Visual Literacy Association, Orlando, FL.

Reese, D. D. (2005, October). The analogical designs model. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology, Orlando, FL.

Reese, D. D. (2005, July). Developing sound metaphors for science education. Poster presented at the Gordon Research Conference: Visualization in Science Education, Oxford, England.

Piecka, D., & Studnicki, E. (2005, June). Designing effective online group activities. Presentation at the Birds of a Feather Round Table Discussion at the National Educational Computing Conference, Philadelphia.

Ruberg, L. F. (2005, February). Testing ideas about light with hands-on learning centers. National AfterSchool Association annual conference, San Antonio, TX.

Ruberg, L. F., Shipp S., & Smith, D. A. (2005, January). Exploring ways to help pre-service teachers meet science education challenges (Abstract 132.07). Poster session presented at the American Astronomical Society 205th annual meeting, San Diego.

Hernandez, V. M. (2005). InSTEP™: A study of impact on program completers. Wheeling, WV: Center for Educational Technologies, Wheeling Jesuit University.

Piecka, D. B. (2005). [Review of the book With pen in hand: The healing power of writing]. Kentucky English Bulletin, 54 (2/3), 81-82.

Reese, D. D., & Coffield, J. (2005). Just-in-time conceptual scaffolding: Engineering sound instructional metaphors. International Journal of Technology, Knowledge, and Society, 1(4), 183-198.

Reese, D. D., & Cummings, M. (2005). Introductory LEGO MINDSTORMS/ROBOLAB self-efficacy scale. Wheeling, WV: Center for Educational Technologies®, Wheeling Jesuit University.

Reese, D. D., Kim, B., Palak, D., Smith, J., & Howard, B. (2005). Inspiration brief 1: Defining inspiration, the inspiration challenge, and the informal event. (Concept paper) (No. COTF/IB1/6-2005). Wheeling, WV: Center for Educational Technologies®, Wheeling Jesuit University.

Singh, K., & Luketic, C. (2005). Professional development of teachers: The InSTEP™ program compared to the extant literature and the guidelines provided by No Child Left Behind. Wheeling, WV: Center for Educational Technologies, Wheeling Jesuit University.

Tomei, L., & Piecka, D. (2005). Bullying prevention program: Designing, developing and delivering a technology-based lesson for parents and communities, THE Journal, 32 (10), 26, 28.

Wolfe, E., & Jarvinen, D. W. (2005). An evaluation of the InSTEP™ professional development program: 2004-2005. Wheeling, WV: Center for Educational Technologies, Wheeling Jesuit University.


2004

Ruberg, L. F. (2004, November). What kinds of support can the broker/facilitator program provide to support scientists involvement in E/PO? Abstract of poster presentation at 36th annual American Astronomical Society Division of Planetary Sciences meeting, Louisville, KY.

Ruberg, L. F., & Jones, S. P. (2004, July). Examining the potential for using space science as a context for teaching among minority-serving pre-service faculty. Proceedings of the Introduction to Cosmos in the Classroom Conference. Medford, MA: Astronomy Society of the Pacific.

Ruberg, L. F., Reese, D., Kirby, J., & Hernandez, V. (2004, June). Bridging the gap between urban and rural schools with technology. Paper presented at National Education Computing Conference annual meeting, New Orleans: International Society for Technology Education.

Hernandez, V., McGee, S., Kirby, J., & Reese, D. D. (2004, April). Helping faculty design online courses: Quality and impact of an online professional development workshop. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Diego.

McGee, S., & Kirby, J. (2004, April). Integrating scientifically based and design experiment research. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Diego.

Reese, D. D. (2004, April). Assessment and concept map structure: The interaction between subscores and well-formed mental models. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Diego.

Bendito, P., & Reese, D. D. (2004). Meaning in motion: Conceptual metaphor as a motion graphic design communications tool. In R. E. Griffin, J. Lee, & S. Chandler (Eds.), Changing tides: Selected readings of the International Visual Literacy Association (pp. 63-68). Newport, RI: International Visual Literacy Association.

Hernandez-Gantes, V., & Reese, D. D. (2004). Classroom observation guidelines: InSTEP (Integrating Strategies and Technology in Educational Practice). Wheeling, WV: Wheeling Jesuit University.

Reese, D. D., & Hergert, T. R. (2004). Informal dissemination of visual representations: A function of nexus characteristics. In R. E. Griffin, J. Lee, & S. Chandler (Eds.), Changing tides: Selected readings of the International Visual Literacy Association (pp. 243-252). Newport, RI.

Stout, B., Papillo, J., McAteer, D., Childers, H., Hoover, J., Higginbotham, J., & Quaranta, J. (2004). Coal slurry impoundment location and warning system. Proceedings from the 11th Annual Conference on Tailings and Mine Waste '04. Vail, CO.


2003

Reese, D. D. (2003, October). PFNET translations: A tool for concept map quantification. In M. Simonson (Ed.), Proceedings of selected research and development papers presented at the National Convention of the Association for Educational Communication.

Shin, N., McGee, S. & Baro, J. (2003, October). Understanding and facilitating historical argumentation skills in a multimedia learning environment among high school students. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology, Anaheim, CA.

Kirby, J., McGee, S., Norris, K. & Blaney, L. (2003, April). Effectiveness of integrating strategies and technology in education practice (InSTEP™) on constructivist uses of technology. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Chicago.

McGee, S., Dimitrov, D. M., Kirby, J., & Croft, S. K. (2003, April). Three-year study of Astronomy Village® implementation. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Chicago.

Reese, D. D. (2003, April). Mapping structure: Testing the relational assumption in metaphor-based, computer-mediated instruction. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Chicago.

Ruberg, L. (2003, April). Applying the design process to curriculum development in technology education. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Chicago.

Ruberg, L. F. (2003, April). Applying the design process to curriculum development in technology education. Poster session presented at the American Educational Research Association, Chicago.

Shin, N., McGee, S., & Scott, L. (2003, April). Web-based design guidelines for promoting scientific inquiry learning: Virtual Design Center. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Chicago.

Carroll, J. M., & Reese, D. D. (2003). Community collective efficacy: Structure and consequences of perceived capacities in the Blacksburg Electronic Village, Proceedings of the HICSS-36: Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (CD/ROM). Hawaii: IEEE Computer Society (publication in IEEE Digital Library). (Nominated for best paper).

Childers, H. M., Passmore, M. E., & Reynolds, L. (2003). The extent of intermittent and perennial headwater streams in the mountaintop mining region of Southern West Virginia. Poster session presented at the Mid-Atlantic Water Pollution Biology Workshop, Berkeley Springs, WV.

Green, J., Passmore, M. E., & Childers, H. M. (2003). A survey of the condition of streams in the primary region of mountaintop mining/valley fill coal mining. (Appendix). Mountaintop Mining/Valley Fills in Appalachia Programmatic EIS and the North American Benthological Society 49th annual meeting, Pittsburgh.

Hernandez, V., McGee, S., Reese, D., Kirby, J. & Martin, J. (2003) Center for Educational Technologies 2003 annual report. (In-house report). Wheeling, WV: Center for Educational Technologies®, Wheeling Jesuit University.

Kavanaugh, A., Reese, D. D., Carroll, J. M., & Rosson, M. B. (2003). Weak ties in networked communities. In M. Huysman, E. Wenger, & V. Wulf (Eds.), Communities and Technologies (pp. 265-286). Amsterdam, The Netherlands: Kluwer Academic Publishers.

Reese, D. D. (2003). Metaphor and content: An embodied paradigm for learning. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

Reese, D. D. (2003). Trees of knowledge: Changing mental models through metaphorical episodes and concept maps. In R. E. Griffin, V. S. Williams, & J. Lee (Eds.), Turning trees: Selected readings (pp. 205-214). International Visual Literacy Association.

Reese, D. D., & Bendito, P. (2003). Enhancing e-solution animations through conceptual metaphor. Journal of Visual Literacy, 23(2), 163-176.


2002

Shin, N., & McGee, S. (2002, November). The influence of inquiry-based multimedia learning environment on scientific problem-solving skills among ninth-grade students across gender differences. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology, Dallas.

Ruberg, L. F. (2002, September). Know your content and how to deliver it. NSF-/NASA-sponsored pre-service teacher conference, Effective Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Partnerships: Strategies for Success, Orlando, FL.

McGee, S., Dimitrov, D. M., Kirby, J., & Croft, S. K. (2002, April). Using design experiments to investigate long-term program success. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New Orleans.

McGee, S., Kirby, J., & Croft, S. K. (2002, April). Activity summaries as a classroom tool. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New Orleans.

Schmidt, R., McGee, S., Scott, L. A., Kirby, J., Norris, K., & Blaney, L. S. (2002, April). Promoting constructivist uses of technology through professional development. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New Orleans.

Bryant, G., McPhilliamy, S. , & Childers, H. M. (2002). A survey of the water quality of streams in the primary region of mountaintop/valley fill coal mining: October 1999 to January 2001. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 3 report for the Mountaintop Mining/Valley Fills in Appalachia Programmatic EIS (Draft - Appendix D).

Hernandez, V., McGee, S., & Kirby, J. (2002) Center for Educational Technologies 2002 annual report. (In-house report). Wheeling, WV: Center for Educational Technologies®, Wheeling Jesuit University.

Kirby, J., McGee, S., Scott, L. A., & Hong, N. (2002). NASA Global Science and Technology Week web site report. (Technical report). Wheeling, WV: Center for Educational Technologies®, Wheeling Jesuit University.

Reese, D. D., & Burton, J. K. (2002). [Review of the book The child and the machine: How computers put our children's education at risk] [electronic version]. Teachers College Record, 104(1).

Ruberg, L. F., & Baro, J.A. (2002). Designing graphical, interactive simulations to model scientific problem solving. In S. Naidu (Ed.), E-Learning: Technology and the development of teaching and learning. London: Kogan Page.


2001

Ruberg, L. F. (2001, June). Evaluation of program impact based on teacher implementation and student performance. Proceedings from World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia, and Telecommunications, Tampere, Finland. Norfolk, VA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education.

Hong, N. S., McGee, S., & Howard. B. C. (2001, April). Essential components for solving various problems in multimedia learning environments. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Seattle.

Howard, B. C., McGee, S., Shia, R., & Hong, N. S. (2001, April). Computer-based science inquiry: How components of metacognitive self-regulation affect problem-solving. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Seattle.

Howard, B. C., McGee, S., Shia, R., & Hong, N. S. (2001, April). The influence of metacognitive self-regulation and ability levels on problem solving. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Seattle.

McGee, S., Coriss, D., & Shia, R. (2001, April). Using simulations to improve cognitive reasoning. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Seattle.

McGee, S., Howard, B. C., Dimitrov, D. M., Hong, N. S., & Shia, R. (2001, April). Addressing the complexities of evaluating interdisciplinary multimedia learning environments. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Seattle.

Dugger Jr., W. E., & Naik, N. (2001). Clarifying misconceptions between technology education and educational technology. The Technology Teacher.

Kirby, J. & McGee, S. (2001). Cuyahoga Valley Environmental Education Center post-workshop survey results. (Technical report). Wheeling, WV: Center for Educational Technologies®, Wheeling Jesuit University.

Kirby, J., McGee, S., & Dimitrov, D. (2001). ExoQuest® beta test report. (Technical report). Wheeling, WV: Center for Educational Technologies®, Wheeling Jesuit University.

McGee, S. & Kirby, J. (2001). NASA-TV education file customer survey. (Technical report). Wheeling, WV: Center for Educational Technologies®, Wheeling Jesuit University.

McGee, S., & Kirby, J. (2001) Center for Educational Technologies 2001 annual report. (In-house report). Wheeling, WV: Center for Educational Technologies®, Wheeling Jesuit University.


2000

Ruberg, L., & Neuenschwander, J. (2000, June). Applying NASA research to project-based and problem-based curricula for grades 4-12. National Educational Computing Conference.

Hong, N. S., McGee, S., & Howard, B. C. (2000, April). The effect of multimedia learning environments on well-structured and ill-structured problem-solving skills. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New Orleans.

Howard, B. C., McGee, S., Hong, N. S., & Shia, R. (2000, April). The influence of metacognitive self-regulation on problem-solving in computer-based science inquiry. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New Orleans.

Howard, B. C., McGee, S., Schwartz, N., & Purcell, S. (2000, April). Constructivism and teacher epistemology: Training teachers in classroom computer use. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New Orleans.

Howard, B. C., McGee, S., Shia, R., & Hong, N. S. (2000, April). Metacognitive self-regulation and problem-solving: Expanding the theory base through factor analysis. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New Orleans.

Ruberg, L. F., & McGee, S. (2000, April). The role of instructional software in facilitating learner-centered science teaching. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association, New Orleans.

Reese, D. D. (2000, February). Learning environments which effect higher-order processing. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Eastern Educational Research Association, Clearwater, FL.

Ruberg, L. (2000, February). Space station engineering and science activities for high school classes. International Space Station Educators Conference, Houston.

Howard, B., McGee, S., Schwartz, N., & Purcell, S. (2000). Constructivism and teacher epistemology: Training teachers in classroom computer use. Journal of Research on Computing in Education, 32(4), 455-466.


1999

Ruberg, L. (1999, October). Simulations for learning: Using NASA data to build instructional tools. Partners in Education and Research Conference, Kennedy Space Center, FL.

McGee, S., & Howard, B. C. (1999, June). Using design experiments as a means of guiding software development. Paper presented at the annual ED-MEDIA conference, sponsored by the Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education, Seattle.

Botti, J. (1999, April). Beyond traditional professional development courses: The Earth system science online course. In S. McGee (Chair), Changing the game: Activity structures for science educational reform. Symposium conducted at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Montreal.

Howard, B., McGee, S., Hong, N., & Shia, R. (1999, April). Sternberg's multiple intelligences: Accommodating students' abilities through advanced technology. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association in Montreal.

McGee, S. & Howard, B. (1999, April). Generalizing activity structures from high school to middle school science. In S. McGee (Chair), Changing the game: Activity structures for science education reform. Symposium conducted at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Montreal.

McGee, S. & Sturm, N. (1999, April). Evaluating student learning in the Challenger Center space flight simulator informal learning environment. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association in Montreal.

McGee, S. (1999, April). An introduction to changing the game: Activity structures for science education reform. In S. McGee (Chair), Changing the game: Activity structures for science education reform. Symposium conducted at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Montreal.

Myers, R. J. (1999, April). Beyond the term paper: Exploring the Environment®. In S. McGee (Chair), Changing the game: Activity structures for science education reform. Symposium conducted at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Montreal.

Ruberg, L. F. (1999, April). Beyond the science lab cookbook: BioBLAST®. In S. McGee (Chair), Changing the game: Activity structures for science education reform. Symposium conducted at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Montreal.

Ruberg, L. F. (1999, April). Promises versus product: A problem-based learning environment. Poster session presented at the American Educational Research Association, Montreal.

Baro, J. A., Coffield, J.E., & Ruberg, L. F. (1999). An integrated model of an advanced life support system for use in the high school classroom. Society of Automotive Engineers Inc. Publication No. 1999-01-2039.

McGee, S., Panizzon, D., Pegg, J., & Howard, B. C. (1999). Integrating inquiry-based multimedia learning outcomes into educational accountability systems. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the International Conference of the Learning Science, Ann Arbor, MI.

Ruberg, L. F., & Baro, J. A. (1999). BioBLAST: A multimedia learning environment to support student inquiry in the biological sciences. In W. C. Bozeman (Ed.), Educational technology: Best practices from America's schools (2nd ed., pp. 62-71). Larchmont, NY: Eye on Education.

Ruberg, L., & Baro, J. (1999). BioBLAST: A multimedia-learning environment to support student inquiry in the biological sciences. In W. Bozeman (Ed.), Educational technology: Best practices from America's schools, (pp. 62-70). Larchmont, NY: Eye on Education.


1998

Ruberg, L. (1998, June). Simulations for learning: An inquiry-based approach to biology. Paper presented at the annual ED-MEDIA conference, sponsored by the Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education, Freiburg, Germany.

Davis, H. B., & Myers, R. J. (1998, April). Teacher development: Building effective virtual communities through cooperative learning. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Diego.

Fuson, K. C., & Smith, S. T. (1998, April). The chalkboard activity structure as a facilitator of helping, understanding, discussing, and reflecting. In S. McGee (Chair), Changing the game: Activity structures for reforming education. Symposium conducted at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Diego.

McGee, S. (1998, April). An introduction to changing the game: Activity structures for reforming education. In S. McGee (Chair), Changing the game: Activity structures for reforming education. Symposium conducted at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Diego.

McGee, S., Howard, B., & Hong, N. (1998, April). Cognitive apprenticeship, activity structures, and scientific inquiry. In S. McGee (Chair), Changing the game: Activity structures for reforming education. Symposium conducted at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Diego.

McGee, S., Howard, B., & Hong, N. (1998, April). Evolution of academic tasks in a design experiment of scientific inquiry. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Diego.

Myers, R. J., & Botti, J. A. (1998, April). Exploring the Environment®: Problem-based learning in action. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Diego.

Polman, J. L. (1998, April). Activity structures for project-based teaching and learning: Design and adaptation of cultural tools. In S. McGee (Chair), Changing the game: Activity structures for reforming education. Symposium conducted at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Diego.

Schwartz, N. H., Andersen, C. A., Howard, B., Hong, N., & McGee, S. (1998, April). The influence of configurational knowledge on children's problem-solving performance in a hypermedia environment. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Diego.

Carlson, P. A., Ruberg, L., Johnson, T., Kraus, J., & Sowd, A. (1998). Collaborations for learning: The experience of NASA's Classroom of the Future. Technological Horizons in Education Journal, 25(7), 50-53.

Hong, N. (1998). The relationship between well-structured and ill-structured problem solving in a multimedia simulation. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, the Pennsylvania State University, University Park. Presented at the 1999 meeting of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology, Houston.

Kowaliw, M. S. (1998). Homogeneous and heterogeneous gender pairs, controlling behavior, and achievement on a cooperative learning task. Unpublished senior thesis, Center for Educational Technologies®, Wheeling Jesuit University, Wheeling, WV.

McGee, S. & Howard, B. (1998). Evaluating educational multimedia in the context of use. Journal of Universal Computer Science, 4(3), 273-291.

McGee, S. (1998). Project Champ: Challenges in Applied Mathematics and Physics. (Technical Report). Wheeling, WV: Center for Educational Technologies®, Wheeling Jesuit University.

McGee, S. (1998). Project Spectra: Building a cognitive model of remote sensing interpretation. (Technical report). Wheeling, WV: Center for Educational Technologies®, Wheeling Jesuit University.

McGee, S., Hong, N., Shia, R. & Purcell, S. (1998). Results of a survey assessing the impact of Astronomy Village: Investigating the universe ®. (Technical report). Wheeling, WV: Center for Educational Technologies®, Wheeling Jesuit University.

Reese, D. D. (1998). Interdisciplinary, cognitive, and affective connections through visual tools applied to interactive multimedia. Unpublished master's thesis, Western Illinois University, Macomb.

Shia, R. M. (1998). Assessing academic intrinsic motivation: A look at student goals and personal strategy. Unpublished senior thesis, Wheeling Jesuit University, Wheeling, WV.

Shia, R. M., Howard, B. C., & McGee, S. (1998). Metacognition, multiple intelligences, and cooperative learning. Unpublished manuscript, Center for Educational Technologies®, Wheeling Jesuit University, Wheeling, WV.

Stout, B. M. III, Harris, T. M., Rastall, K. E., & Childers, H. M. (1998). River continuum theory as an analytical template for assessing urban watershed health and restoration strategy. Abstract presented at the American Society of Limnology and Oceanography, Ecological Society of America, St. Louis.

Wood, M. S. (1998). Science-related attitudes and effort in the use of educational software by high school students. Unpublished senior thesis, Center for Educational Technologies®, Wheeling Jesuit University, Wheeling, WV.


1997

McGee, S. (1997, June). Evaluation of a multimedia program designed to engage students in scientific inquiry. Paper presented at the annual ED-MEDIA conference, sponsored by the Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education, Calgary.

Ruberg, L. (1997, April). What is BioBLAST and how does it link with NASA's life science research? Faculty seminar presented to NJ NSCORT faculty, Cook College, Rutgers University, NJ.

Myers, R. J., Botti, J. A., & Pompea, S. M. (1997, March). Design, development, and implementation of an inquiry-based, technology-rich, science curriculum. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Chicago.

Myers, R. J., Shay, E. L., Davis, H. B., & Botti, J. A. (1997). A web-based Earth systems science graduate course for middle school teachers. 1997 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium Proceedings.


1996

Bridging the gap between science education reform and space life sciences research. (1996, November). (Keynote presentation). Eco-Informa Annual International Ecology and Engineering Conference, Lake Buena Vista, FL.

Blurton, C., & McGee, S. (1996). Mission to planet Earth on-line Earth systems science course. 1996 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium Proceedings.

Gasiorowski, J., McGee, S., & Rosen, B. (1996-97). Evaluation of the Shuttle/Mir online research experience (S/MORE) interactive project. (Technical report). Wheeling, WV: Center for Educational Technologies®, Wheeling Jesuit University.

Ruberg, L. F., Moore, D. M., & Taylor, C. D. (1996). Student participation, interaction, and regulation in a computer-mediated communication environment: A qualitative study. Journal of Educational Computing Research, 14(3), 243-268.

Ruberg, L. F., Taylor, C. D., & Moore, D. M. (1996). Student participation and interaction online: A case study of two college classes-freshman writing and a plant science lab. International Journal of Educational Telecommunications, 2(1), 69-92.