Publications

Presentations and Proceedings

Kaser, T., Hallinen, N.R., & Schwartz, D.L.  (2017, March).  Modeling exploration strategies to predict student performance within a learning environment and beyond.  7th International Conference on Learning Analytics & Knowledge.

Kuo, E., Hallinen, N. R., & Conlin, L. D. (2015, July). How Prompting Force Diagrams Can Push Students Away from Problem-Solving Expertise. Poster presented at the Physics Education Research Conference, College Park, MD.

Blair, K., Pfaffman, J., Cutumisu, M., Hallinen, N., & Schwartz, D. (2015, April).  Testing the effectiveness of iPad math game.  In Proceedings of the 33rd Annual ACM Conference Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems (pp. 727-734).  ACM.

Hallinen, N.R., Baldinger, E., & Selling, S.K. (2014, July). The Role of Examples and Nonexamples in Defining.  In Liljedahl, P., Nicol, C., & Allan, D. (Eds.) Proceedings of the 38th Conference of the International Group for the Psychology of Math Education and the 36th Conference of the North American Chapter of the Psychology of Mathematics Education, Vancouver, Canada.

Hallinen, N.R., Blair, K.P., Chin, D.B., & Schwartz, D.L. (2014, June). Combining Generation and Direct Instruction to Prepare Students to Transfer Big Ideas Across School Topics.  In Polman, J. L., Kyza, E. A., O’Neill, D. K., Tabak, I., Penuel, W. R., Jurow, A. S., O’Connor, K., Lee, T., and D’Amico, L. (Eds.). Learning and becoming in practice: The International Conference of the Learning Sciences (ICLS), Boulder, CO.

Conlin, L., Hallinen, N.R., & Schwartz, D.L. (2014, June). Supporting Middle Schoolers’ Use of Inquiry Strategies for Discovering Multivariate Relations in Interactive Physics Simulations.  In Polman, J. L., Kyza, E. A., O’Neill, D. K., Tabak, I., Penuel, W. R., Jurow, A. S., O’Connor, K., Lee, T., and D’Amico, L. (Eds.). Learning and becoming in practice: The International Conference of the Learning Sciences (ICLS), Boulder, CO.

Hallinen, N.R. (2013, November). Supporting inductive learning to reduce overgeneralization.  In Martinez, M. & Castro Superfine, A. (Eds.), Proceedings of the 35th Annual Meeting of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Math Education, Chicago, IL.

Hallinen, N.R., Blair, K.P., Tsang, J.M., & Schwartz, D.L. (2013, May). I Have a Hammer. Is That a Nail? Inducing mathematical structure to reduce negative transfer.  Paper presented at the 2013 Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA.

Blair, K.P., Tsang, J. T., Hallinen, N., Rosenberg-Lee, M., Menon, V., & Schwartz, D. L  (2013, May). Extending Natural Number Understanding to the Integers: Cross-disciplinary research in Education, Neuroscience, and Cognitive Science. Paper presented at the 2013 Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA.

Hallinen, N.R., Chi, M., Chin, D.B., Prempeh, J., Blair, K.P. & Schwartz, D.L.  (2012).  Applying Cognitive Developmental Psychology to Middle School Physics Learning: The Rule Assessment Method. Proceedings of the Physics Education Research Conference, Philadelphia, PA.

Hallinen, N.R., Semmens, R., Dohmen, I., Chin, D.B., & Chase, C. (2012, April). Express Yourself: Math Learning in the Context of Communication. Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association. Vancouver, Canada.

Hallinen, N., Walker, E., Wylie, R., Ogan, A., & Jones, C.  (2009, July).  I Was Playing When I Learned: A narrative game for French aspectual distinctions.  Proceedings of Workshop on Intelligent Educational Games, 14th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Education. Brighton, UK, 117-120.

Hallinen, N.R. (2008, November)  “Effective, Interesting, Useful?  An Evaluation of the Carnegie Mellon Online Writing Tutor”: Brief Paper and Presentation, Association for the Advancement of Computer Education (AACE) E-Learn World Conference on E-Learning, Las Vegas, NV.

Poster Presentations

Black, C., Hallinen, N.R., & Gunderson, E.A. (2017, April).  High working memory hinders initial performance on approximate symbolic calculation, but practice leads to a strategy shift.  Poster to be presented at the Society for Research in Child Development, Austin, TX.

Hamdan, N., Ham, L., Hallinen, N.R., & Gunderson, E.A.  (2017, April).  Linear measurement skill mediates the relation between mental transformation and number line estimation in young children.  Poster to be presented at the Society for Research in Child Development, Austin, TX.

Hallinen, N.R. & Booth, J.L. (2016, December).  Does solving for X help you solve in context?  Investigating component skills that contribute to word problem solving performance in algebra.  Poster presented at the IES PI Meeting, Washington, DC.

Hallinen, N.R. & Schwartz, D.L.  (2016, November).  Knowing When It No Longer Works: One benefit of inducing a solution.  Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Boston, MA.

Hallinen, N.R., Newcombe, N.S., & Dziembowski, Z. (2016, July).  Drawing attention: Do sketching and problem-solving frameworks support student thinking? Poster presented at the Physics Education Research Conference, Sacramento, CA.

Hallinen, N.R. (2016, April).  Examples and mathematics: How to design physics materials for learning and transfer.  Invited poster presented at the 2016 Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Washington, DC.

 

Hallinen, N.R., Cheng, J., Chi, M., & Schwartz, D.L. (2014, June). Tug of War – What is it Good For? Measuring Student Inquiry Choices in an Online Science Game. In Polman, J. L., Kyza, E. A., O’Neill, D. K., Tabak, I., Penuel, W. R., Jurow, A. S., O’Connor, K., Lee, T., and D’Amico, L. (Eds.). Learning and becoming in practice: The International Conference of the Learning Sciences (ICLS), Boulder, CO.

Hallinen, N.R., Chi, M., Chin, D.B., Prempeh, J., Blair, K.P. & Schwartz, D.L.  (2012, August).  Applying Cognitive Developmental Psychology to Middle School Physics Learning: The Rule Assessment Method. Poster symposium presented at the Physics Education Research Conference, Philadelphia, PA.

Chi, M., Chin, D.B., Hallinen, N.R., & Schwartz, D.L.  (2012, August).  A Comparison of Two Instructional Models Using Contrasting Cases. Poster presented at the Physics Education Research Conference, Philadelphia, PA.

Dohmen, I.M., Hallinen, N.R., Schwartz, D.L., Chase, C.C., Chin, D.B., Semmens, R., & Shemwell, J.T.  (2011, March). Communicating through math and measurement.  Poster session presented at the annual inter-Science of Learning Conference, Washington, DC.

Hallinen, N.R. (2010). Does Negative Integer Instruction Transfer to Negative Rational Numbers?  Stanford Psychological Studies in Education (now Developmental and Psychological Sciences) Program First Year Project Symposium.

Hallinen, N.R., Walker, E., Wylie, R., Ogan, A., & Jones, C.  (2009).  I was playing when I learned: Developing and evaluating a narrative game for French aspectual distinctions.  Carnegie Mellon University Meeting of the Minds Symposium.

Hallinen, N.R. & Siegler, R.S. (2009). Filling in the Gaps: Creating an online tutor for fractions. Carnegie Mellon University Meeting of the Minds Symposium.

Hallinen, N.R. (2008). Effective, Useful, Interesting?: An evaluation of the Carnegie Mellon Online Writing Tutor. Carnegie Mellon University Meeting of the Minds Symposium.

Hallinen, N.R. & Siegler, R.S. (2007). Scaling Up: The effectiveness of playing a life-sized board game to learn early mathematics. Carnegie Mellon University Meeting of the Minds Symposium.

Book Chapter

Hayes, J.R., Bajzek, D.M., Brooks, J., Reyes, B., Hallinen, N., & Steinberg, E.R.  (2007).  Developing an online writing tutor to improve technical-writing skills in engineering and science students.  In G. Rijlaarsdam (Series Ed.) and D. Alamargot, P. Terrier, & J.-M. Cellier (Vol Eds.), Studies in Writing, Vol. 21, Written Documents in the Workplace, 107-123.