Recent Scholarship

Collaboration

Ford, K., Veletsiano, G. & Resta, P. (2014) The Structure and Characteristics of #PhdChat, and Emergent Online Social Network, Journal of Interactive Media in Education. Vol. 8.

Resta, P. & Shonfeld, M. (2014) Challenges and Strategies in Designing Cross-National: Learning Team Projects in Virtual Worlds. Chapter in: Gregory, M., Lee, M., Dalgarno, B., & Tynan, B. (Eds.) Virtual Worlds in Online and Distance Education, Athabasca, Canada. Athabasca University Press.

Resta, P., & Lee, H. (2010) “Online Peer and Self Assessment in Virtual Teaming,” Chapter in Ubell, R. (Ed.) Virtual Teams: Mastering the Art and Practice of Online Learning and Corporate Collaboration, Hoboken, New Jersey: Stevens Institute of Technology. Hoboken, New Jersey: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Hughes, J. E. & Narayan, R. (2009). Collaboration and learning with wikis in post-secondary classroomsJournal of Interactive Online Learning Research, 8 (1), 63-82.

Resta, P., & Laferriere, T. (2008) “Technology in Support of Collaborative Learning”. Article inEducational Psychology Review Journal. Netherlands:  Springer, Volume 19, Number 1.

Digital Equity

Resta, P. (2011) ICTs and Indigenous People. UNESCO Institute for Information Technologies in Education. Moscow, Russia.

Distance Learning

Liu, M. Kang, J., Cao, M. W, Lim, M. H., Ko, Y. J., Myers, R., & Schmitz Weiss, A. S. (in press). Understanding MOOCs as an Emerging Online Learning Tool: Perspectives From the Students. TheAmerican Journal of Distance Education. 

Mayrath, M., Traphagan, L., & Resta, P. (2010) “Teaching with Virtual Worlds: Factors to Consider for Instructional Use of Second Life,Journal of Educational Computing Research. 

Hughes, J. E., McLeod, S., Brown, R., Maeda, Y., & Choi, J. (2007). Academic achievement and perceptions of the classroom learning environment in virtual and traditional secondary mathematics classroomsAmerican Journal of Distance Education, 21(4), 199-214.

Doering, A., Hughes, J. E., & Scharber, C. (2007.) Online Learning and Social Studies. In Cavanaugh, C. & Blomeyer, R. (Eds.) What Works in K-12 Online Learning (pp. 91-104). Eugene, OR: International Society for Technology in Education.

Hao , Y. W. & Liu, M. (2006). Students’ Attitudes toward online interaction.  Academic Exchange Quarterly. 10(4), 74-79.

Emerging Technologies

Liu, M., Scordino, R., Geurtz, R, Navarrete, C., Ko, Y. J., & Lim, M. H.  (2014). A Look at Research on Mobile Learning in K-12 Education From 2007 to Present. Journal of Research on Technology in Education, 46(4). 

Liu, M. Navarrete, C. C., & Wivagg, J. (2014). Potentials of Mobile Technology for K-12 Education: An Investigation of iPod touch Use for English Language Learners in the United States. Journal ofEducational Technology & Society, 17(2), 115-126.

 Liu, M. Navarrete, C. C., Maradiegue, E., & Wivagg, J. (2014). Mobile Learning and English Language Learners: A Case Study of Using iPod Touch As a Teaching and Learning Tool. Journal of Interactive Learning Research, 25(3).

Liu, M., Geurtz , R, Karam , A., Navarrete , C. and Scordino , R. (accepted), Research on Mobile Learning in Adult Education. In W. Kinuthia & S. Marshall (Eds.) On the Move: Mobile Learning for Development, Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.

Liu, M., Wivagg , J., Maradiegue , E., and Navarrete , C. C. (2013). Affordances and Challenges of Using iPods to Support Learning by English Language Learners at the Middle School Level, In P. M. Pumilia-Gnarini, E. Favaron, E. Pacetti, J. Bishop & L. Guerra (Eds.) Didactic Strategies and Technologies for Education: Incorporating Advancements: Drops in the Ocean, IGI-Global.

Liu, M., Kalk , D., Kinney , L., & Orr , G. (2012). Web 2.0 and Its Use in Higher Education from 2007-2009: A Review of Literature. International Journal on E-Learning (IJEL), 11(2), 153-179.

Liu, M., Horton , L., Olmanson , J. & Wang , P. Y. (2008). An Exploration of Mashups and Their Potential Educational Uses. Computers in the School, 25 (3/4), 243-258.

Instructional Design

Resta, P.  &  Kalk, D. (2011) An Ecological Approach to Instructional Design: The Learning Synergy of Interaction and Context with Debby Kalk. Chapter in Olofsson, A. & Lindberg, J. (Eds.), Informed Design of Educational Technologies in Higher Education: Enhanced Learning and Teaching. Hershey, Pennsylvania: IGI Global Publishers.

Shih , Y. H. & Liu, M. (2008). The importance of Emotional Usability. Journal of Educational Technology System. 36(2), 203-218.

Liu, M., Kishi, C., & Rhoads, S. (2007). Strategies & heuristics for novice instructional designers as they work with faculty content experts in a university setting. In M. Keppell, (Ed.) Instructional Design: Case Studies in Communities of Practice (pp.36-67). Hershey, PA: Idea Group Inc.

New Media Enhanced Learning Environments

Liu, M., Rosenblum, J., Horton, L., & Kang, J. (2014). Designing Science Learning with Game-Based Approaches. Computers in the School, 31(1/2), 84-102.  DOI:10.1080/07380569.2014.879776

Liu, M., Horton, L., Kang, J., Kimmons, R. and Lee, J. (2013). Using a Ludic Simulation to Make Learning of Middle School Space Science Fun. The International Journal of Gaming and Computer-Mediated Simulations, 5(1). 66-86. DOI: 10.4018/jgcms.2013010105

 Liu, M., Yuen, T. T. Horton, L., Lee, J., Toprac, P. and Bogard. T. (2013). Designing Technology-Enriched Cognitive Tools To Support Young Learners’ Problem Solving. The International Journal of Cognitive Technology. 18(1). 14-21.

 Bogard, T., Liu, M., & Chiang, Y. H (2013). Thresholds of Knowledge Development in Complex Problem Solving: A Multiple-Case Study of Advanced Learners’ Cognitive Processes. Educational Technology Research and Development.  61(3), 465-503. DOI 10.1007/s11423-013-9295-4

Kimmons , R., Liu, M., Kang , J. & Santana , L.  (2011-2012). Attitude, Achievement, and Gender in a Middle School Science-based Ludic Simulation for Learning. Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 40(4), 341-370.

Liu, M., Horton , L., Olmanson , J. & Toprac , P. (2011). A Study of Learning and Motivation in A New Media Enriched Environment For Middle School Science, Educational Technology Research and Development (ETR&D), 59(2), 249-266. doi:10.1007/s11423-011-9192-7.

Wang , P. Y, Vaughn, B. K., & Liu, M. (2011) The impact of animation interactivity on novices’ learning of introductory Statistics, Computers & Education, 56(1), 300-311.

Liu, M., Horton , L., Toprac , P. & Yuen . T. (2011). Examining the Design of Media Rich Cognitive Tools as Scaffolds in a Multimedia Problem-Based Learning Environment, In M. Orey, S. A. Jones, & R. M. Branch (Eds.), Educational Media and Technology Yearbook (EMTY), 36. DOI 10.1007/978-1-4614-1305-9_10. New York: Springer.

Yuen , T., & Liu, M. (2010). A cognitive model of how interactive multimedia authoring facilitates conceptual understanding of object-oriented programming in novices. Journal of Interactive Learning Research, 22(3), 329-356.

Liu, M., Toprac , P., & Yuen , T. (2009). What factors make a multimedia learning environment engaging: A case study. In R. Zheng, (Ed.) Cognitive Effects of Multimedia Learning (pp. 173-192). Hershey, PA: Idea Group Inc.

Li , R. & Liu, M. (2008). The Effects of Using A Computer Database Tool on Middle School Students’ Cognitive Skill Acquisition in A Multimedia Learning Environment. In R. Kobayashi, (Ed.) New Educational Technology (pp.67-88). Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science Publishers, Inc.

Liu, M., Hsieh , P., Cho , Y. J. & Schallert, D. L. (2006). Middle school students’ self-efficacy, attitudes, and achievement in a computer-enhanced problem-based learning environment. Journal of Interactive Learning Research. 17(3). 225-242.

Project-based Learning & Problem-based Learning

Liu, M., Horton, L., Lee, J., Kang, J., Rosenblum, J., O’Hair, M. & Lu, C. W. (2014). Creating a Multimedia Enhanced Problem-Based Learning Environment for Middle School Science: Voices from the Developers. Interdisciplinary Journal of Problem-Based Learning, 8(1)Available at:http://dx.doi.org/10.7771/1541-5015.1422

Liu, M., Wivagg , J. Geurtz , R., Lee , S. T. & Chang . M. (2012). Examining How Middle School Science Teachers Implement A Technology Enriched Problem-Based Learning Environment. Interdisciplinary Journal of Problem-Based Learning. 6(2), 46-84.

Li , R. & Liu, M. (2007). Understanding the effects of databases as cognitive tools in a problem-based multimedia learning environment. Journal of Interactive Learning Research, 18(3), 345-363.

Liu, M., Hsieh , P., Cho , Y. J. & Schallert, D. L. (2006). Middle school students’ self-efficacy, attitudes, and achievement in a computer-enhanced problem-based learning environment. Journal of Interactive Learning Research. 17(3). 225-242.

Bera , S. & Liu, M. (2006). Cognitive tools, individual differences, and group processing as mediating factors in a hypermedia environment. Computers in Human Behavior, 22(2). 295-319.

Second/Foreign Language Learning

Liu, M., Evans , M., Horwitz, E., Lee , S. McCrory , M., J. B. Park , and Parrish  C. (Accepted), A Study of the Use of Language Learning Websites with Social Network Features By University ESL Students.  In M. Lamy & K. Zourou (Eds.) Social networking for language education, NY, NY: Palgrave Macmillan.

Stevenson , M. P. & Liu, M. (2010). Learning a Language with Web 2.0: Exploring the Use of Social Networking Features of Foreign Language Learning Web sites. CALICO Journal, 27(2), 233-259.

Liu, M., Traphagan , T., Huh , J., Koh , Y. I., & Choi , G., & McGregor , A. (2008). Designing Web sites for ESL learners: A usability testing study. CALICO Journal, 25(2), 207-240.

Social Media

Hughes, J. E., Ko, Y., Lim, M. , & Liu, S. (In Press.) Preservice teachers’ social networking use, concerns, and educational possibilities: Trends from 2008-2012. Journal of Technology and Teacher Education.

Mutohar, A. & Hughes, J. E. (In Press.) Web 2.0 integration in a developing country: A case of Indonesia. In N. Azab (Ed.) Cases on Web 2.0 in Developing Countries: Studies on Implementation, Application and Use. IGI Global.

Liu, M., Abe, K., Cao, M.  W., Liu, S., Ok, D.  U., Park, J.  B., Parrish, C., & Sardegna, V. G. (2015). An Analysis of Social Network Websites for Language Learning: Implications for Teaching and Learning English as a Second Language. The Computer Assisted Language Learning (CALICO) journal, 32(1).

Greenhow, C., Robelia, B, & Hughes, J. E. (2009). Web 2.0 and Classroom Research: What Path Should We Take Now? Educational Researcher, 38(4), 246–259.

Teacher Education

Hughes, J. E., Ko, Y., Lim, M. , & Liu, S. (In Press.) Preservice teachers’ social networking use, concerns, and educational possibilities: Trends from 2008-2012. Journal of Technology and Teacher Education.

 Hughes, J. E. (2013.) Descriptive indicators of future teachers’ technology integration in the PK-12 classroom: Trends from a laptop-infused teacher education program. Journal of Educational Computing Research, 48(4), 493-518. Available: http://baywood.metapress.com/link.asp?id=u3p2022j2j60n5m7 .

Hughes, J. E., Gonzales, G., Wen, Y., & Yoon, H. (2012.) The iron grip of productivity software within teacher preparation. In Polly, D., Mims, C., & Persichitte, K. (Eds.) Developing Technology-Rich Teacher Education Programs: Key Issues (pp. 170-191). IGI Global.

Resta, P. (2010) Redefining Teacher Education for Digital Age Learners. Learning Technology Center, College of Education, The University of Texas at Austin. Download Summit Report (pdf)

Hughes, J. (2004). Technology learning principles for preservice and in-service teacher education.Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education [Online serial], 4(3). Available:http://www.citejournal.org/vol4/iss3/general/article2.cfm

Technology Integration

Hughes, J. E. & Roblyer, M. D. (In Press / Pub 2015.) Chapter 9: Teaching and learning with technology in English and language arts instruction. In M.D. Roblyer & A. Doering (Eds.) Integrating educational technology into teaching, Seventh Edition. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson.

Mutohar, A.* & Hughes, J.E. (2013.) Web 2.0 integration in a developing country: A case of Indonesia. In N. Azab (Ed.) Cases of Web 2.0 in Developing Countries: Studies on Implementation, Application and Use (pp. 198-221)IGI Global. Available: http://www.igi-global.com/book/cases-web-developing-countries/68196#table-of-contents

 Russell, G. S. & Hughes, J. E. (2014.) iTeach and iLearn with iPads in secondary English language arts. In C. Miller & A. Doering (Eds.) The new landscape of mobile learning: Re-designing education in an app-based world (pp. 292-307) New York: Routledge.

Liu, M., Wivagg , J. Geurtz , R., Lee , S. T. & Chang . M. (2012). Examining How Middle School Science Teachers Implement A Technology Enriched Problem-Based Learning Environment. Interdisciplinary Journal of Problem-Based Learning. 6(2), 46-84.

Hughes, J. E., Guion, J.*, Bruce, K.*, Horton, L.*, & Prescott, A.* (2011.) A framework for action: Intervening to increase adoption of transformative web 2.0 learning resources. Educational Technology, 51(2), 53-61.

Greenhow, C., Dexter, S., & Hughes, J. (2008). Teacher knowledge about technology integration: An examination of inservice and preservice teachers’ instructional decision-making. Science Education International, 19(1), 9-25.

Hughes, J. E. & Scharber, C. (2008.) Leveraging the Development of English-Technology Pedagogical Content Knowledge within the Deictic Nature of Literacy. In AACTE Committee on Innovation and Technology (Eds.) Handbook of Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge for Teaching and Teacher Education (pp. 87-106). New York: Routledge.

Hughes, J. E. (2007). Problems of practice approach to becoming a technology integrationist. In M. Girod & J. P. Steed (Eds.), Technology in the college classroom: Education (pp. 77-100). Stillwater, OK: New Forums.

Hughes, J. E. (2003). Toward a model of teachers' technology-learning. Action in Teacher Education,24 (4), 10-17.