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Jan Plass

Paulette Goddard Prof Of Digital Media & Learning Sciences

    19942019

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    2019

    Activating adolescents’ “hot” executive functions in a digital game to train cognitive skills: The effects of age and prior abilities

    Homer, B. D., Plass, J. L., Rose, M. C., MacNamara, A. P., Pawar, S. & Ober, T. M., Jan 1 2019, In : Cognitive Development. 49, p. 20-32 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Distinguishing Direct and Indirect Effects of Executive Functions on Reading Comprehension in Adolescents

    Ober, T. M., Brooks, P. J., Plass, J. L. & Homer, B. D., Aug 18 2019, In : Reading Psychology. 40, 6, p. 551-581 31 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Emotional design for digital games for learning: The effect of expression, color, shape, and dimensionality on the affective quality of game characters

    Plass, J. L., Homer, B. D., MacNamara, A., Ober, T., Rose, M. C., Pawar, S., Hovey, C. M. & Olsen, A., Jan 1 2019, In : Learning and Instruction.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Speed Versus Accuracy: Implications of Adolescents' Neurocognitive Developments in a Digital Game to Train Executive Functions

    Homer, B. D., Ober, T. M., Rose, M. C., MacNamara, A., Mayer, R. E. & Plass, J. L., Feb 1 2019, In : Mind, Brain, and Education. 13, 1, p. 41-52 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access

    The effect of adaptive difficulty adjustment on the effectiveness of a game to develop executive function skills for learners of different ages

    Plass, J. L., Homer, B. D., Pawar, S., Brenner, C. & MacNamara, A. P., Jan 1 2019, In : Cognitive Development. 49, p. 56-67 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    2018

    Digital game-based education for Syrian refugee children: Project Hope

    Sirin, S., Plass, J. L., Homer, B. D., Vatanartiran, S. & Tsai, T., Jan 2 2018, In : Vulnerable Children and Youth Studies. 13, 1, p. 7-18 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Improving high school students' executive functions through digital game play

    Homer, B. D., Plass, J. L., Raffaele, C., Ober, T. M. & Ali, A., Feb 2018, In : Computers and Education. 117, p. 50-58 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Visualizing log-file data from a game using timed word trees

    Ribeiro, P. C., Biles, M. L., Lang, C., Silva, C. & Plass, J. L., 2018, In : Information Visualization. 17, 3, p. 183-195 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    2017

    Learning executive function skills by playing focused video games

    Parong, J., Mayer, R. E., Fiorella, L., MacNamara, A., Homer, B. D. & Plass, J. L., Oct 1 2017, In : Contemporary Educational Psychology. 51, p. 141-151 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    2016

    Emotional engagement, social interactions, and the development of an afterschool game design curriculum

    Kwah, H., Milne, C., Tsai, T., Goldman, R. & Plass, J. L., Sep 1 2016, In : Cultural Studies of Science Education. 11, 3, p. 713-740 28 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Interplay of prior knowledge, self-regulation and motivation in complex multimedia learning environments

    Song, H. S., Kalet, A. L. & Plass, J. L., Feb 1 2016, In : Journal of Computer Assisted Learning. 32, 1, p. 31-50 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    2015

    Emotional design and positive emotions in multimedia learning: An eyetracking study on the use of anthropomorphisms

    Park, B., Knörzer, L., Plass, J. L. & Brünken, R., Aug 2015, In : Computers and Education. 86, p. 30-42 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Foundations of Game-Based Learning

    Plass, J. L., Homer, B. D. & Kinzer, C. K., Oct 2 2015, In : Educational Psychologist. 50, 4, p. 258-283 26 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    2014

    Click versus drag: User-performed tasks and the enactment effect in an interactive multimedia environment

    Schwartz, R. N. & Plass, J. L., Apr 2014, In : Computers in Human Behavior. 33, p. 242-255 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Emotional design in multimedia learning: Effects of shape and color on affect and learning

    Plass, J. L., Heidig, S., Hayward, E. O., Homer, B. D. & Um, E., Feb 2014, In : Learning and Instruction. 29, p. 128-140 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Learning from multiple representations: An examination of fixation patterns in a science simulation

    Okeefe, P. A., Letourneau, S. M., Homer, B. D., Schwartz, R. N. & Plass, J. L., Jun 2014, In : Computers in Human Behavior. 35, p. 234-242 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Level of interactivity and executive functions as predictors of learning in computer-based chemistry simulations

    Homer, B. D. & Plass, J. L., Jul 2014, In : Computers in Human Behavior. 36, p. 365-375 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Moved to learn: The effects of interactivity in a Kinect-based literacy game for beginning readers

    Homer, B. D., Kinzer, C. K., Plass, J. L., Letourneau, S. M., Hoffman, D., Bromley, M., Hayward, E. O., Turkay, S. & Kornak, Y., May 2014, In : Computers and Education. 74, p. 37-49 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    The cognitive impact of interactive design features for learning complex materials in medical education

    Song, H. S., Pusic, M., Nick, M. W., Sarpel, U., Plass, J. L. & Kalet, A. L., 2014, In : Computers and Education. 71, p. 198-205 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    2013

    A Game Mechanics Approach to Learning and Assessment in Games for Learning

    Homer, B. D., Plass, J., Kinzer, C. K. & Perlin, K., 2013, Advanced Distributed Learning Newsletter.

    Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

    Factors influencing medical student attrition and their implications in a large multi-center randomized education trial

    Kalet, A., Ellaway, R. H., Song, H. S., Nick, M., Sarpel, U., Hopkins, M. A., Hill, J., Plass, J. L. & Pusic, M. V., Aug 2013, In : Advances in Health Sciences Education. 18, 3, p. 439-450 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    The impact of individual, competitive, and collaborative mathematics game play on learning, performance, and motivation

    Plass, J. L., O'Keefe, P. A., Homer, B. D., Case, J., Hayward, E. O., Stein, M. & Perlin, K., Nov 2013, In : Journal of Educational Psychology. 105, 4, p. 1050-1066 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    2012

    Emotional Design in Multimedia Learning

    Um, E. R., Plass, J. L., Hayward, E. O. & Homer, B. D., May 2012, In : Journal of Educational Psychology. 104, 2, p. 485-498 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Gender and player characteristics in video game play of preadolescents

    Homer, B. D., Hayward, E. O., Frye, J. & Plass, J. L., Sep 2012, In : Computers in Human Behavior. 28, 5, p. 1782-1789 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Investigating the effectiveness of computer simulations for chemistry learning

    Plass, J. L., Milne, C., Homer, B. D., Schwartz, R. N., Hayward, E. O., Jordan, T., Verkuilen, J., Ng, F., Wang, Y. & Barrientos, J., Mar 2012, In : Journal of Research in Science Teaching. 49, 3, p. 394-419 26 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Just enough, but not too much interactivity leads to better clinical skills performance after a computer assisted learning module

    Kalet, A. L., Song, H. S., Sarpel, U., Schwartz, R., Brenner, J., Ark, T. K. & Plass, J., Oct 2012, In : Medical Teacher. 34, 10, p. 833-839 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Optimizing educational video through comparative trials in clinical environments

    Aronson, I. D., Plass, J. L. & Bania, T. C., Jun 2012, In : Educational Technology Research and Development. 60, 3, p. 469-482 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Video Games and the Future of Learning

    Plass, J., Biles, M., Frye, J. & Huang, T. T., Apr 2012, Connect: Information Technology.

    Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

    2011

    Assessing medical students' self-regulation as aptitude in computer-based learning

    Song, H. S., Kalet, A. L. & Plass, J. L., Mar 2011, In : Advances in Health Sciences Education. 16, 1, p. 97-107 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Design guidelines for Classroom Multiplayer Presential Games (CMPG)

    Villalta, M., Gajardo, I., Nussbaum, M., Andreu, J. J., Echeverría, A. & Plass, J. L., Nov 2011, In : Computers and Education. 57, 3, p. 2039-2053 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Preimplementation predictors of website use: Preliminary findings from the SCORE portal pilot study

    Schmitz, C. C., Risucci, D., Plass, J., Jones, A. & Darosa, D. A., Jan 2011, In : American Journal of Surgery. 201, 1, p. 7-15 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    2010

    Expertise reversal for iconic representations in science visualizations

    Homer, B. D. & Plass, J. L., 2010, In : Instructional Science. 38, 3, p. 259-276 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Interactivity in multimedia learning: An integrated model

    Domagk, S., Schwartz, R. N. & Plass, J. L., Sep 2010, In : Computers in Human Behavior. 26, 5, p. 1024-1033 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    2009

    Design factors for effective science simulations: Representation of information

    Plass, J. L., Homer, B. D., Milne, C., Jordan, T., Kalyuga, S., Kim, M. & Lee, H., 2009, In : International Journal of Gaming and Computer-Mediated Simulations. 1, 1, p. 16-35 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Using Cognitive Load Theory to Improve Teaching and Learning of Surgery

    Plass, J., Jul 2009, In : Journal of the American College of Surgeons. Residency Assistance Page

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    2008

    The effects of video on cognitive load and social presence in multimedia-learning

    Homer, B. D., Plass, J. L. & Blake, L., May 2008, In : Computers in Human Behavior. 24, 3, p. 786-797 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Understanding learning strategies of medical students associated with better academic achievement.

    Song, H., Kalet, A., Ort, V. M., Horchberg, M. & Plass, J., 2008, In : Internal Medicine. 23, p. 429-430

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    2006

    CREATE: A Consortium for Interdisciplinary Research on Technology and Education

    Plass, J., Homer, B. D., Jordan, T., Milne, C. & deHaan, J., 2006, Connect: Information Technology.

    Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

    Optimizing cognitive load for learning from computer-based science simulations

    Lee, H., Plass, J. L. & Homer, B. D., Nov 2006, In : Journal of Educational Psychology. 98, 4, p. 902-913 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    2005

    Aktuelle Trends in der Forschung zu Hypertext- und Hypermediasystemen: Diskussion der Beiträge in diesem Themenheft

    Translated title of the contribution: Current trends in research on hypertext/hypermedia systems: Commentary on the contributions in this special issuePlass, J. L., Apr 2005, In : Zeitschrift fur Padagogische Psychologie. 19, 1-2, p. 77-83 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Intelligence assessment with computer simulations

    Kröner, S., Plass, J. L. & Leutner, D., Jul 2005, In : Intelligence. 33, 4, p. 347-368 22 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    2004

    Assessment of cognitive load in multimedia learning with dual-task methodology: Auditory load and modality effects

    Brünken, R., Plass, J. L. & Leutner, D., 2004, In : Instructional Science. 32, 1-2, p. 115-132 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    2003

    Cognitive load in reading a foreign language text with multimedia aids and the influence of verbal and spatial abilities

    Plass, J. L., Chun, D. M., Mayer, R. E. & Leutner, D., Mar 2003, In : Computers in Human Behavior. 19, 2, p. 221-243 23 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Direct measurement of cognitive load in multimedia learning

    Brünken, R., Plass, J. L. & Leutner, D., 2003, In : Educational Psychologist. 38, 1, p. 53-61 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Health education and multimedia learning: educational psychology and health behavior theory (Part 1).

    Mas, F. G. S., Plass, J., Kane, W. M. & Papenfuss, R. L., Jul 2003, In : Health promotion practice. 4, 3, p. 288-292 5 p.

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    Health education and multimedia learning: connecting theory and practice (Part 2).

    Mas, F. G., Plass, J., Kane, W. M. & Papenfuss, R. L., Oct 2003, In : Health promotion practice. 4, 4, p. 464-469 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    2002

    A living-systems design model for web-based knowledge management systems

    Plass, J. L. & Salisbury, M. W., 2002, In : Educational Technology Research and Development. 50, 1, p. 35-56 22 p.

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