Publications and Presentations

2021

Mathayas, N. (2021, June 7 – 11). Gesture-based representational challenges for learning science with Mixed Reality technologies [Poster Presentation]. International Society of the Learning Sciences, Bochum, Germany.

Mathayas, N. (2021, April 7 – 10). Framing in gesture-augmented simulation: How differing student frames impacts their sensemaking. Paper presented at the National Association for Research in Science Teaching (NARST): Annual International Conference virtually.

Mathayas, N. (2020). Exploring middle school students’ sensemaking of a gesture-augmented computer simulation depicting thermal conduction [Doctoral dissertation, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign]. 

2020

2018

Lindgren, R., & Brown, D. E. (2018, June). Embodied explanatory control: Simulations that prompt users to enact causal mechanisms. Symposium paper in the Proceedings of the International Conference of the Learning Sciences, London, UK.

Mathayas, N., & Brown, D. E. (2018, June). Exploring multimodal scaffolds supporting middle school students’ construction of causal-mechanistic scientific explanations. Full paper in the Proceedings of the International Conference of the Learning Sciences, London, UK.

Wallon, R. C., & Lindgren, R. (2018, June). Conceptual goals while using a simulation: Three different sources and learning outcomes. Poster-paper in the Proceedings of the International Conference of the Learning Sciences, London, UK.

Wallon, R. C., & Lindgren, R. (2018, June). Cueing gestures in a seasons simulation: Outcomes of an embodied learning approach to supporting explanations. Poster-paper the Proceedings of the International Conference of the Learning Sciences, London, UK.

Wallon, R. C., & Lindgren, R. (2018, April). Student explanations improve through embodied learning with a seasons simulation. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New York, NY.

Mathayas, N., Brown, D. E., & Lindgren, R. (2018, March). Tracing students’ evolving embodied conceptions of heat transfer: Implications for designing dynamic computer simulations. Paper presented at the National Association for Research in Science Teaching (NARST): Annual International Conference, Atlanta, GA.

Brown, D. E., Mathayas, N., Lindgren, R., & Wallon, R. C. (2018, March). Design-based research on a gesture-controlled dynamic simulation to better help students refocus causal intuitions. Paper presented at National Association for Research in Science Teaching (NARST): Annual International Conference, Atlanta, GA.

2017

Wallon, R. C., & Lindgren, R. (2017). Considerations for the design of gesture-augmented learning environments. In M. J. Spector, B. B. Lockee, & M. D. Childress (Eds.), Learning, Design, and Technology: An International Compendium of Theory, Research, Practice and Policy (pp. 1-21). Cham, Switzerland: Springer International Publishing.

Wallon, R. C., Silliman, C., & Lindgren, R. (2017, April). Student use of cued gestures in explanations of scientific phenomena. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Antonio, TX.

Wallon, R. C., & Lindgren, R. (2017). Cued gestures: Their role in collaborative discourse on seasons. Poster-paper presented in the Proceedings of The 12th International Conference on Computer Supported Collaborative Learning, Philadelphia, PA.

Brown, D. E., Mathayas, N., & Lindgren, R. (2017, April). Exploring the conceptual affordances of embodied explanatory control of a gas pressure simulation. Paper presented at the National Association for Research in Science Teaching (NARST): Annual International Conference, San Antonio, TX.

2016

Hart, C. (2016, Fall). Under the hood: Hands-on interactive activities with Leap Motion. @Concord, 20(2), 14. Retrieved from https://concord.org/publications/newsletter/2016-fall/hands-on-interactive-activities-leap-motion.htmlKimball, N. (2016, Spring). GRASPing invisible concepts. @Concord 20(1), 4. Retrieved from https://concord.org/publications/newsletter/2016-spring/grasping-invisible-concepts

Kimball, N., & Lindgren, R. (2016). Developing explanatory gestures for the seasons: Two students’ approaches. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the National Association of Research on Science Teaching, Baltimore, MD.

Lindgren, R., Wallon, R. C., Brown, D. E., Mathayas, N., & Kimball, N.  (2016). “Show me” what you mean: Learning and design implications of eliciting gesture in student explanations. Paper in the Proceedings of the International Conference of the Learning Sciences, Singapore.

Lindgren, R., Wallon, R. C., Kimball, N., Mathayas, N., & Brown, D. E. (2016). Making gesture explicit in student explanations: Exploring learning effects and design implications. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Washington DC.

Mathayas, N., Brown, D. E., & Lindgren, R. (2016). Exploring middle school students’ sense making of a computer simulation about thermal conduction. Poster-paper in the Proceedings of the International Conference of the Learning Sciences, Singapore.

Mathayas, N., Lindgren, R., & Brown, D. E. (2016). Exploring middle school students’ embodied conceptions of thermal conduction and its implications for instruction. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the National Association of Research on Science Teaching, Baltimore, MD.

Wallon, R. C., Brown, D. E., Lindgren, R. (2016). Student gestures during shifts from descriptions to explanations of gas pressure. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the National Association of Research on Science Teaching, Baltimore, MD.

2015