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Student Publications

Journal Publications


Heo, M., & Toomey, N. (2016). Supporting sustained willingness to share knowledge with visual feedback. Computers in Human Behavior, 54, 388-396.


Behary, R. (2015). The network reshapes the library: Lorcan Dempsey on libraries, services, and networks. Edited by Kenneth J. Varnum. Technical Services Quarterly, 32(3), 358-360.

Heo, M., & Toomey, N. (2015). Motivating continued knowledge sharing in crowdsourcing: The impact of different types of visual feedback. Online Information Review, 39(6), 795-811.

Heo, M., & Toomey, N. (2015) User needs of cultural portals: A study of model invariance within the Korean population. Information Development. doi: 0.1177/0266666914568393

OguzAkcay, A., Arslan, H., & Guven, U. (2015). Teachers' attitudes towards using interactive white boards. Middle Eastern and African Journal of Education Research, 17, 22-30.

Rapchak, M.E., Lewis, L.A., Motyka, J.K., & Balmert, M. (2015). Information literacy and adult learners: Using authentic assessment to determine skill gaps. Adult Learning, 26, 1-8.

Ritter, J. K., Rodriguez, T.L., Santau, A.O., O'Donnell-Chavis, C. (2015). Linking literacies, popular culture, and citizenship: Using digital book clubs in social education. Social Education, 79(2), 102-104.


Barnhisel, G., & Rapchak, M. (2014). Wikipedia and the wisdom of crowds: A student project. Communications in Information Literacy, 8(1), 145-159.

Doring, A., Hodge, A., & Heo, M. (2014). Online learners and their self-disclosure prefrences. Journal of Information Technology Education: Research, 13, 163-175.

Margolis, J., Hodge, A., & Alexandrou A. (2014). The teacher educator's role in promoting institutional vs. individual teacher well-being. Journal of Education for Teaching, 40(4), 391-408.


Behary, R., Lewis, L., & Euliano, B. (2013). Implementing a promotion process for academic librarians. Collaborative Librarianship, 5(3), 211-215.

Margolis, J., & Doring, A. (2013). National Assessments for student teachers: Documenting teaching readiness to the tipping point. Action in Teacher Education, 35(4), 272-285.

Margolis, J., & Doring, A. (2013). What do today's teachers want (and not want) from teacher leaders? The New Educator, 9(3), 192-209.

Polat, N., Mancilla, R., &, Mahalingappa, L. (2013). Anonymity and motivation in asynchronous discussions and L2 vocabulary learning. Language Learning & Technology, 17(2), 57-74. 

Rapchak, M. & Behary, R. (2013). Digital immigrants, digital learning: Reaching adults through information literacy instruction online. Journal of Library & Information Services in Distance Learning, 7(4), 349-359.


Kush, J., Spring, M.B., & Barkand, J. (2012). Advances in the assessment of cognitive skills using computer-based measurement. Behavior Research Methods, 44(1), 125-134.

Margolis, J., & Doring, A. (2012). The fundamental dilemma of teacher leader-facilitated professional development: Do as I (kind of) say, not as I (sort of) do. Educational Administration Quarterly, 42(5), 859-882.

Book Chapters

Levers, L.L., & Mancilla, R. (2013). Educating the children of undocumented immigrant parents: The impact of trauma on citizen children's development. In E.L. Brown & A. Krasteva (Eds.), Migrants and Refugees: Equitable Education for Displaced Populations (pp. 51-72). Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing, Inc.

Meyer, M., Nowak, H., Zill, L.H., Hyatt, J., Omniewski, R., Wilkerson, C., Bogatova, T., Miller, J., & Tomlinson, M. (2013). The arts in action project. In M.B. Gregerson, J.C. Kaufman, & H.T. Snyder (Eds.), Teaching Creatively and Teaching Creativity (pp. 37-50). New York: Springer.

Mancilla, R.L. (2013). Getting smart about split attention. In B. Zou, M. Xing, Y. Wang, M, Sun, & C. Xiang (Eds.), Computer-Assisted Foreign Language Teaching and Learning: Technological Advances (pp. 210-229). Hershey, PA: IGI Global.

Straher, D., & Flynn, T.R. (2013). Transparency, misrepresentation, and social media. In S. Drucker & G. Gumpert (Eds.), Regulating Social Media: Legal and Ethical Considerations (pp. 153-171). NY, NY: Peter Lang Publishing.

Hyatt, K.J., Barron, J. L., & Noakes, M.A. (2012). Video gaming for STEM education. In S. Wang & H. Yang (Eds.) Cases on E-Learning Management: Development and Implementation (pp. 103-117). Hershey, PA: IGI Global.

Hyatt, K.J., Noakes, M.A., & Zinger, C. (2012). Strategies for online instruction. In J. Keengwe & L. Kyei-Blankson(Eds.), Virtual Mentoring for Teachers: Online Professional Development Practices (pp. 292-300). Hershey, PA: IGI Global.

Conference Publications

Liu, J., & Kush, J. (2015, June). Using teaching cell to establish an effective online learning environment. In C. Watson (Ed.) Proceedings of the 10th International Conference of E-learning. Paper presented at ICEL 2015, Nassau, Bahamas (pp. 343-350). Academic Conferences and Publishing Limited.

Aleven, V., Dow, S., Christel, M., Stevens, S., Rosé, C., Koedinger, K., ... Zhang, X. (2013, June). Supporting social-emotional development in collaborative inquiry games for K-3 science learning. In C. C. Williams, A.Ochsner , J. Dietmeier, & C. Steinkuehler (Eds.) Proceedings of GLS 9.0 Games+Learning+Society Conference. Paper Presented at GLS, Madison, WI (pp. 53-60). ETC Press.

Christel, M.G., Stevens, S., Champer, M., Balash, S., Brice, S., Maher, B., ... Harpstead, E. (2013, September). Beanstalk: A Unity game addressing balance principles, socio-emotional learning and scientific inquiry. In Proceedings of the International Games Innovation Conference (IGIC), 2013 IEEE International. Paper presented at IGIC, Vancouver, B.C. (pp. 36-39). IEEE.

Toomey, N. (2013, October). Cognitive ability, cognitive style, and learning preferences for multimedia learning in the visual and verbal domains. In T. Bastiaens & G. Marks (Eds.) Proceedings of World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education. Paper presented at E-Learn 2013, Las Vegas, NV (pp. 1598-1602). AACE.

Zarecky, A., Doring, A., & Heo, M. (2012, June).The online learning environment: Building a social and collaborative community. In T. Amiel & B. Wilson (Eds.), Proceedings of EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2012. Paper presented at EdMedia 2012, Denver, CO (pp. 1048-1053). AACE.

Conference Presentations (selected)

Gokbel, E., & Boston, M. (November, 2015). Considering Students' Responses in Determining the Quality of Teacher's Questions during Mathematical Discussions. Presented at the Joint Meeting of PME-NA 37, Lansing, MI.

Gokbel, E., & Ayieko, R. (March, 2015). The Influence of Computer Use in Learning Mathematics: A Comparative Study. Presented at the 59th Annual Conference of Comparative and International Education, Washington, D.C.

Mugayitoglu, B. (June, 2014). Is There a Benefit of Self-Explanation Prompts for Learning a Programming Language? Presented at LearnLab Pittsburgh Science and Learning Center, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA.

Wilson, B., Poyo, S., & Carbonara, D. (June, 2013). Transforming our Teaching Authentic and Strategic Learning with TPCK Activity Types. Presented at ISTE, San Antonio, TX.

Mancilla, R., Polat, N. & Mahalingappa, L. (April-May, 2013). L2 Vocabulary Learning and Use in Anonymous and Non-anonymous Asynchronous Discussions. Presented at AERA, San Francisco, CA.