Publications

2015
Kamarainen, A. M., Bressler, D., Metcalf, S. J., Grotzer, T. A., & Dede, C. J. (2015). EcoMOBILE: Mobile technologies support student understanding of variability during collection of messy real-world data in ecosystem science. Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting.
Kamarainen, A. M., Metcalf, S. J., Grotzer, T. A., & Dede, C. J. (2015). Exploring ecosystems from the inside: How immersion in a multi-user virtual environment supports epistemologically grounded practices in ecosystem science instruction. Journal of Science Education and Technology. Publication
2014
Grotzer, T. A., Kamarainen, A. M., Derbiszewska, K. M., Powell, M., Courter, C. J., Tutwiler, M. S., Metcalf, S. J., et al. (2014). Using virtual worlds and augmented reality to teach causality across time and distance in ecosystem . American Educational Research Association Conference. Paper Link
Grotzer, T. A., Tutwiler, M. S., Solis, S. L., Derbiszewska, K. M., & Courter, C. J. (2014). Assessing the complexity in complex causal learning: discrete knowledge, perception, attention, and reasoning. American Educational Research Association Conference. Poster Link
Tutwiler, M. S., Grotzer, T. A., Derbiszewska, K., Kamarainen, A. M., Metcalf, S. J., & Dede, C. J. (2014). The Impact of Autocorrelation: Clustering and Student Outcomes in a Multi-User Virtual Environment Assessment. National Association of Research in Science Teaching (NARST) Conference.
Tutwiler, M. S., & Grotzer, T. A. (2014). Salience and selection: Using growth modeling to explore student causal data collection in a Multi-user Virtual Environment. American Educational Research Association Conference.
Metcalf, S. J., Kamarainen, A. M., Grotzer, T. A., & Dede, C. J. (2014). Complementary Affordances of Virtual Environments and Mobile Devices to Support Ecosystem Science Learning. National Association of Research in Science Teaching (NARST) Conference.
Metcalf, S. J., Kamarainen, A. M., Grotzer, T. A., & Dede, C. J. (2014). Collaborative hypothesis-building using immersive virtual environments for ecosystems science, International Conference of the Learning Sciences (ICLS).
Kamarainen, A. M., Metcalf, S. J., Grotzer, T. A., & Dede, C. J. (2014). Understanding data variability in ecosystems: Blending MUVE and mobile technologies to support reasoning with real world data. International Conference of the Learning Sciences.
Kamarainen, A. M., Metcalf, S. J., Grotzer, T. A., & Dede, C. J. (2014). EcoMOBILE: Augmented reality supports scientific data interpretation skills by engaging students in authentic data collection in their local communities. American Educational Research Association (AERA) Conference.
Kamarainen, A. M., Metcalf, S. J., Grotzer, T. A., & Dede, C. J. (2014). Blending Virtual and Augmented Immersive Experiences to Aid Learning of Ecosystems Science. American Educational Research Association (AERA) Conference.
Grotzer, T. A., & Blodgett, S. (2014). Immersive Technology for Next Generation Science: Teaching Complex Causality and Ecosystems Dynamics. Future of Learning Summer Institute.
Courter, C. J., Grotzer, T. A., Derbiszewska, K., Tutwiler, M. S., Kamarainen, A. M., Metcalf, S. J., & Dede, C. J. (2014). A Case Study Contrasting Students’ Exploration of a Complex Causal Scenario in a Virtual World. National Association of Research in Science Teaching (NARST) Conference.
Baker, R. S., Ocumpaugh, J., Gowda, S. M., Kamarainen, A. M., & Metcalf, S. J. (2014). Extending log-based affect detection to a multi-user virtual environment for science.
Chen, J. A., Metcalf, S. J., & Tutwiler, M. S. (2014). Motivation and Beliefs about the Nature of Scientific Knowledge Within an Immersive Virtual Ecosystems Environment. Journal of Contemporary Educational Psychology , 39 (2014), 112-123.
Metcalf, S. J., Chen, J. A., Kamarainen, A. M., Frumin, J., Vickrey, T., Grotzer, T. A., & Dede, C. J. (2014). Shifts in student motivation during usage of a Multi-User Virtual Environment for ecosystem science. International Journal of Virtual and Personal Learning Environments , 5 (4).
Grotzer, T. A., Powell, M. M., Kamarainen, A. M., Courter, C. J., Tutwiler, M. S., Metcalf, S. J., & Dede, C. J. (2014). Turning transfer inside out: The affordances of virtual worlds and mobile devices in real world contexts for teaching about causality across time and distance in ecosystems. Technology, Knowledge, and Learning , 19 (3). Publication
Grotzer, T. A., & Tutwiler, M. S. (2014). Simplifying Causal Complexity: How Interactions Between Modes of Causal Induction and Information Availability Lead to Heuristic-Driven Reasoning. Mind, Brain, and Education , 8 (3), 97-114. Publication
2013
Grotzer, T. A., Tutwiler, M. S., Metcalf, S. J., Kamarainen, A. M., & Dede, C. J. (2013). Using a virtual world to reveal students’ intuitive causal assumptions about ecosystems. National Association of Research in Science Teaching (NARST).
Grotzer, T. A., Tutwiler, M. S., Metcalf, S. J., Kamarainen, A. M., & Dede, C. J. (2013). Exploring virtual worlds: Causal understanding and data-collection behaviors in an ecosystems-based multi-user virtual environment. National Association of Research in Science Teaching (NARST).

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