Publications

2018
Dickes, A. C., Metcalf, S. J., Kamarainen, A. M., Reilly, J. M., Brennan, K. A., Grotzer, T. A., & Dede, C. J. (2018). EcoMOD: Integrating Computational Thinking into Ecosystems Science Education via Modeling in Immersive Virtual Worlds. Connected Learning Summit.
Metcalf, S. J., Reilly, J. M., Kamarainen, A. M., King, J., Grotzer, T. A., & Dede, C. J. (2018). Supports for deeper learning of inquiry-based ecosystem science in virtual environments: Comparing virtual and physical concept mapping. Computers in Human Behavior , 87, 459-469.
Metcalf, S. J., Kamarainen, A. M., Torres, E., Grotzer, T. A., & Dede, C. J. (2018). EcoMUVE: A Case Study on the Affordances of MUVEs in Ecosystem Science Education. In Y. Qian (Ed.). Integrating Multi-User Virtual Environments in Modern Classrooms , 1-25.
Dickes, A. C., Metcalf, S. J., Kamarainen, A. M., Reilly, J. M., Brennan, K. A., Grotzer, T. A., & Dede, C. J. (2018). EcoMOD: Integrating Computational Thinking into Ecosystems Science Education via Modeling in Immersive Virtual Worlds. ACM Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education , 49, 1076-1076.
Chen, J., Wang, M., Grotzer, T. A., & Dede, C. J. (2018). Using a three-dimensional thinking graph to support inquiry learning. Journal for Research in Science Teaching , 55 (9). Publication
Kamarainen, A. M., Reilly, J. M., Metcalf, S. J., Grotzer, T. A., & Dede, C. J. (2018). Using Mobile Location-Based Augmented Reality to Support Outdoor Learning in Undergraduate Ecology and Environmental Science Courses. The Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America , 99 (2), 259-276. Publication
2017
Reilly, J. M., Kamarainen, A. M., Metcalf, S. J., Grotzer, T. A., Tutwiler, M. S., & Dede, C. J. (2017). Evaluating Middle School Students' Integration of Variable Data in Scientific Explanations. American Educational Research Association (AERA) Conference.
Metcalf, S. J., Kamarainen, A. M., King, J., Grotzer, T. A., & Dede, C. J. (2017). Inquiry-Based Ecosystem Science Learning in Virtual Environments - Comparing Virtual and Physical Concept Mapping. National Association for Research in Science Teaching (NARST) Conference.
Metcalf, S. J., Kamarainen, A. M., Grotzer, T. A., & Dede, C. J. (2017). Changes in Student Experimentation Strategies within an Inquiry-based Immersive Virtual Environment. American Educational Research Association (AERA) Conference.
Kamarainen, A. M., Grotzer, T. A., Metcalf, S. J., & Dede, C. J. (2017). Using expert perspectives to inform the design of instruction about ecosystem science practices. National Association for Research in Science Teaching (NARST) Conference.
Grotzer, T. A., Metcalf, S. J., Tutwiler, M. S., Kamarainen, A. M., & Dede, C. J. (2017). Teaching the Systems Aspects of Epistemologically Authentic Experimentation in Ecosystems through Immersive Virtual Worlds. National Association for Research in Science Teaching (NARST) Conference. Paper Link
Dede, C. J., Grotzer, T. A., Metcalf, S. J., Kamarainen, A. M., & Tutwiler, M. S. (2017). EcoXPT: Learning through Experimentation in an Immersive Virtual Ecosystem. American Educational Research Association (AERA) Conference.
Chen, J., Wang, M., Grotzer, T. A., & Dede, C. J. (2017). Design of a Three-Dimensional Cognitive Mapping Approach to Support Inquiry Learning. Educational Technology & Society , 20 (4), 191-204.
Dede, C. J., Grotzer, T. A., Kamarainen, A. M., & Metcalf, S. J. (2017). EcoXPT: Designing for Deeper Learning through Experimentation in an Immersive Virtual Ecosystem. Educational Technology & Society.
Dede, C. J., Grotzer, T. A., Kamarainen, A. M., & Metcalf, S. J. (2017). Journal Article EcoXPT: Designing for Deeper Learning through Experimentation in an Immersive Virtual Ecosystem. Journal of Educational Technology & Society , 20 (4), 166-178. Publication
2016
Grotzer, T. A. (2016). EcoXPT: Learning about ecosystems science and complex causality through experimentation in a virtual world. National Science Foundation PI Meeting. Poster Link
Tutwiler, M. S., Grotzer, T. A., Thompson, M. M., Kamarainen, A. M., Metcalf, S. J., & Dede, C. J. (2016). Validation of an instrument measuring student complex causal assumptions. National Association for Research in Science Teaching (NARST) Conference. Paper Link
Thompson, M. M., Tutwiler, M. S., Kamarainen, A. M., Metcalf, S. J., Grotzer, T. A., & Dede, C. J. (2016). A blended assessment strategy for EcoXPT: An experimentation-driven ecosystems science-based multi-user virtual environment. American Educational Research Association (AERA) Conference.
Thompson, M. M., King, J., Kamarainen, A. M., Tutwiler, M. S., Metcalf, S. J., Sedney, P., Grotzer, T. A., et al. (2016). Examining middle school students’ pathways through experimentation via a virtual simulation. National Association for Research in Science Teaching (NARST) Conference.
Metcalf, S. J., Kamarainen, A. M., Thompson, M. M., Sedney, P., Grotzer, T., & Dede, C. J. (2016). Ecosystem science learning through simulated experimentation within an immersive virtual environment. American Educational Research Association (AERA) Conference.

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