Interactive Learning & Design Lab

Publications & Presentations

Refereed journals

Myneni, S., N. H. Narayanan, A. Ruinfar, S. Rebello, & S. Puntambekar. (2013). An interactive and intelligent learning system for physics education, IEEE Transactions on Learning Technologies Special Issue on Learning Systems for Science & Technology, 6(3), 228-239. PDF

Chini, J. J.,  Madsen, A., Gire, G., Rebello, S., & Puntambekar, S. (2012). Exploration of factors that affect the comparative effectiveness of physical and virtual manipulatives in an undergraduate laboratory. Physical Review Special Topics-Physics Education Research, 8(1). PDF

Sullivan, S. A., Gnesdilow, D., & Puntambekar, S. (2011). Navigation behaviors and strategies used by middle school students to learn from a science hypertext. Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 20(4), 387-423. PDF

Puntambekar, S., & Goldstein, J. (2007). Effect of visual representation of the conceptual structure of the domain on science learning and navigation in a hypertext environment. Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia. 16(4). 429-459.

Puntambekar, S., Stylianou, A., & Goldstein, J. (2007). Comparing enactments of an inquiry curriculum: Lessons learned from two teachers. Journal of the Learning Sciences, 16(1), 81-130. PDF

Puntambekar, S. (2006). Analyzing collaborative interactions: Divergence, shared understanding and construction of knowledge. Computers and Education. 47(3), 332-351.

Puntambekar, S., &  Stylianou, A. (2005). Designing navigation support in hypertext systems based on navigation patterns. Instructional Science33, (5-6), 451-481.

Goldstein, J., & Puntambekar, S. (2005). The brink of change: Gender in technology-rich collaborative learning environments. Journal of Science Education and Technology13 (4), 505-522.

Puntambekar, S., & Kolodner, J. L. (2005). Toward implementing distributed scaffolding: Helping students learn science by design. Journal of Research in Science Teaching, 42 (2), 185-217.

Puntambekar, S., & Hübscher, R. (2005) Tools for scaffolding students in a complex environment: What have we gained and what have we missed? Educational Psychologist, 40 (1), 1-12.

Puntambekar, S. (2004). Issues in CSCL research. Journal of Educational Computing Research, 30(1,2), 163-169.

Puntambekar, S., Stylianou, A., & Hübscher, R. (2003) Improving navigation and learning in hypertext environments with navigable concept maps. Human Computer Interaction, 18 (4), 395-426.

Hübscher, R., &  Puntambekar, S. (2004). Modeling learners as individuals and as groups. In P. De Bra & W. Nejdl (Eds.), Adaptive Hypermedia and Adaptive Web-Based Systems (Vol. LNCS 3137, pp. 300-303). Berlin: Springer.

Kolodner, J. L., Camp, P. J., Crismond, D., Fasse, B., Gray, J., Holbrook, J., Puntambekar, S & Ryan, M. (2003). Problem-based learning meets case-based reasoning in the middle school science classroom: Putting Learning By Design™ into practice: lessons learned. Journal of the Learning Sciences, 12 (4), 495-547.

Design-based Research Collective (2003). Design-based research: An emerging paradigm for educational inquiry. Educational Researcher, 32, 1, 4-8.

King, F. & Puntambekar, S. (2003). Asynchronously conducted project-based learning: partners with technology. International Journal on E-Learning, 2 (2), 46-54.

Puntambekar, S. & Luckin, R. (2003). Documenting collaborative learning: What should be measured and how? Computers and Education41 (4), 309-311.

Hübscher, R., & Puntambekar, S. (2002). Adaptive navigation for learners in hypermedia is scaffolded navigation. In P. De Bra & P. Brusilovsky & R. Conejo (Eds.), Adaptive
Hypermedia and Adaptive Web-Based Systems (Vol. LNCS 2347, pp. 184-192). Berlin: Springer.

Puntambekar, S. & du Boulay, B. (1997). Design and development of MIST: A system to help students develop metacognition. Journal of Educational Computing Research16 (1), 1-35.

Puntambekar, S. (1995). Helping students learn ‘how to learn’ from texts: Towards an ITS for developing metacognition. Instructional Science, 23, 163-182.

Conference proceedings

Gnesdilow, D., Evenstone, A. Rutledge, J., Sullivan, S. & Puntambekar, S. (2013). Group work in the science classroom: How gender composition may affect individual performance. In Rummel, N., Kapur, M., Nathan, M., Puntambekar, S. (Eds.) To see the world and a grain of sand: Learning across levels of space, time and scale: CSCL2013 Conference Proceedings. Volume II- Short Papers, Panels, Posters, Demos, & Community Events (pp. 34-37). International Society of the Learning Sciences. Madison, WI. PDF

Rouinfar, A., Madsen, A. M., Chini, J. J., Gire, E., Rebello, N. S. & Puntambekar, S. (2012). Comparing physical and virtual manipulatives for retention and preparation for future learning of science concepts. In Proceedings of the 2012 Annual Meeting of the National Association for Research in Science Teaching. Indianapolis, IN. PDF

Rouinfar, A., Madsen, A. M., Hoang, T. D. M., Puntambekar, S., Rebello, N. S. (2012). Scaffolding students’ understanding of force in pulley systems. In Engelhardt, P. V., Churukian, A. D., Rebello, S. N. (Eds.) Cultural Perspectives on Learners’ Performance and Identity in Physics: Proceedings of the 2012 Annual Meeting of the Physics Education Research Conference. Volume 1513. (pp. 354-357). Philadelphia, PA. PDF

Bopardikar*, A., Gnesdilow*, D., Puntambekar, S. (2011). Effects of using multiple forms of support to enhance students’ collaboration during concept mapping. In Spada, H., Stahl, G., Miyake, N., Law, N. (Eds.) Connecting Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning to Policy and Practice: CSCL2011 Conference Proceedings. Volume I- Long Papers (pp. 104-111). International Society of the Learning Sciences. (* the first two authors listed contributed equally to this manuscript). Hong Kong, China. PDF

Rouinfar, A., Madsen, A. M., Hoang, T. D. M., Puntambekar, S., Rebello, N. S. (2011). Comparing the development of students’ conceptions of pulleys using physical and virtual manipulatives. In Rebello, N. S., Engelhardt, P. V., Singh, C. (Eds.) Frontiers in Assessment: Instrumentation, Goals & Practices: Proceedings of the 2011 Annual Meeting of the Physics Education Research Conference. Volume 1413. (pp. 331-334). Omaha, NE. PDF

Smith, G. W., Bopardikar, A., & Puntambekar, S. (2011). Exploring joint attention around shared referential anchors during physical, virtual and mixed reality laboratory activities. In Spada, H., Stahl, G., Miyake, N., Law, N. (Eds.) Connecting Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning to Policy and Practice: CSCL2011 Conference Proceedings. Volume II- Short papers & posters (pp. 731-735). International Society of the Learning Sciences. Hong Kong, China. PDF

Sullivan, S., Knight, K. D., & Puntambekar, S. (2011). Group sense making of multiple sources in a hypertext environment. In Spada, H., Stahl, G., Miyake, N., Law, N. (Eds.) Connecting Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning to Policy and Practice: CSCL2011 Conference Proceedings. Volume I — Long Papers (pp. 224-231). International Society of the Learning Sciences. Hong Kong, China. PDF

Gire, E., Carmichael, A., Chini, J. J., Rouinfar, A., Rebello, S., Smith, G., & Puntambekar, S. (2010). The effects of physical and virtual manipulatives on students’ conceptual learning about pulleys. In K. Gomez, L. Lyons & J. Radinsky (Eds.), Learning in the Disciplines: Proceedings of the 9th International Conference of the Learning Sciences (ICLS 2010) – Volume 1, Full Papers (pp. 937–943). International Society of the Learning Sciences. Chicago, IL. PDF

Gnesdilow, D., Bopardikar, A., Sullivan, S. A., & Puntambekar, S. (2010). Exploring convergence of science ideas through collaborative concept mapping. In K. Gomez, L. Lyons, J. Radinsky (Eds.), Learning in the Disciplines: Proceedings of the 9th International Conference of the Learning Sciences (ICLS 2010) – Volume 1, Full Papers (pp. 698–705). International Society of the Learning Sciences. Chicago, IL. PDF

Gnesdilow, D., Smith, G.W., & Puntambekar, S., (2010). An analysis of science teachers’ classroom discourse relating to the use of models and simulations in physics. In Zacharia, Z. C., Constantinou, M. P., Papaevripidou, M. (Eds.) Application of New Technologies in Science Education: Proceedings of the International Conference of Computer Based Learning in Science (pp. 141-152). OEIiZK, Warsaw, Poland. PDF

Rouinfar, A., Chini, J. J., Carmichael, A., Puntambekar, S., & Rebello, N. S. (2010) Investigating change and consistency in introductory college students’ understanding about pulleys. In Proceedings of the 2010 Annual Meeting of the National Association for Research in Science Teaching. Philadelphia, PA. PDF

Smith, G. W., & Puntambekar, S. (2010). Examining the combination of physical and virtual experiments in an inquiry science classroom. In Zacharia, Z. C., Constantinou, M. P., Papaevripidou, M. (Eds.) Application of New Technologies in Science Education: Proceedings of the International Conference of Computer Based Learning in Science (pp. 141-152). OEIiZK, Warsaw, Poland. PDF

Bopardikar, A., Gnesdilow, D., & Puntambekar, S. (2009). Interplay of group dynamics and science talk in a design based classroom. In Dimitracopoulou, A., O’Malley, C., Suthers, D., Reimann. (Eds.) Proceedings of the 9th international conference on Computer Supported Collaborative Learning-Volume 2 (pp. 68-70). Rhodes, Greece. PDF

Bopardikar, A., Sullivan, S., & Puntambekar, S. (2009). Small group science talk in a design-based classroom: An exploratory study. In Proceedings of the 2009 Annual Meeting of the National Association for Research in Science Teaching. Garden Grove, CA. PDF

Gnesdilow, D., Sullivan, S.A., Bopardikar, A., & Puntambekar, S. (2009). Understanding students’ conceptions of the nature of science through multiple assessment tool. In Proceedings of the 2009 Annual Meeting of the National Association for Research in Science Teaching. Garden Grove, CA. PDF

Knight, K. D. & Puntambekar, S. (2009) Methods for analyzing teacher facilitation of collaborative learning in the science classroom. In Dimitracopoulou, A., O’Malley, C., Suthers, D., Reimann. (Eds.) Proceedings of the 9th international conference on Computer Supported Collaborative Learning-Volume 2 (pp. 255-257). Rhodes, Greece. PDF

Knight, K. D. & Puntambekar, S. (2009) Understanding teacher facilitation of small group interactions in design-based science classes. . In Proceedings of the 2009 Annual Meeting of the National Association for Research in Science Teaching. Garden Grove, CA. (PDF

Smith, G. W., Sullivan, S. A., & Puntambekar, S. (2009). When to collaborate: individual and group exploration of a hypertext environment within an inquiry science classroom. In Dimitracopoulou, A., O’Malley, C., Suthers, D., Reimann. (Eds.) Proceedings of the 9th international conference on Computer Supported Collaborative Learning-Volume 2 (pp. 56–58). International Society of the Learning Sciences. Rhodes, Greece. PDF

Haynicz, J. J., Rebello, N. S., & Puntambekar, S. (2008). Students’ understanding of inclined planes using the CoMPASS curriculum. In Henderson, C., Sabella, M., Hsu, L. (Eds.) Physics Education Research with Diverse Student Populations: Proceedings of the 2008 Physics Education Research Conference, Edmonton, Canada. PDF

Hübscher, R. & Puntambekar, S. (2008). Integrating knowledge gained from data mining with pedagogical knowledge. In proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Educational Data Mining (EDM2008), 97-106. PDF

Hübscher, R., Puntambekar, S.,  & Nye, A. H. (2007). Domain specific interactive data mining. In Proceedings of Workshop on Data Mining for User Modeling, 11th International Conference on User Modeling, Corfu, Greece. PDF

Stylianou-Georgiou, A., Papanastasiou, E., & Puntambekar, S. (2007). Analyzing collaborative processes and learning from hypertext through hierarchical linear modeling. In Chin, C., Erkens, G., & Puntambekar, S. (Eds.). Mice, Minds and Society: CSCL'07 Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Computer Supported Collaborative Learning. Vol. 8(1), pp. 685-693. PDF

Puntambekar, S. (2006). Learning from digital text in inquiry-based science classes: Lessons learned in one program. In S. A., Barab, K. E Hay & D. T. Hickey (Eds.) Making a difference: Proceedings of the seventh International Conference of the Learning Sciences (ICLS). pp. 564-570. Mahwah: NJ. Erlbaum.

Stylianou, A., & Puntambekar, S. (2004). Supporting middle school students use nonlinear science texts in an inquiry classroom. In Y. Kafai, W. A. Sandoval, N. Enyedy, S. A. Nixon F. Herrera (Eds.). Embracing diversity on the learning sciences, Proceedings of the sixth international conference of the learning sciences. pp. 529-536. Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.

Stylianou, A. & Puntambekar, S. (2003). How do students navigate and learn from nonlinear science texts: Can metanavigation support promote learning? In C. P. Constantinou & Z. C. Zacharia (Eds.), New Technologies And Their Applications in Education: Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Computer Based Learning in Science (CBLIS), Volume I (pp. 674-684), Nicosia, Cyprus.

Puntambekar, S. & Young, M. F. (2003). Moving toward a theory of CSCL. In U. Hoppe, B. Wasson, & S. Ludvigson, (Eds.) Computer Supported Collaborative Learning 2003: Designing for change in networked learning. pp. 503-512. IOS Press: Amsterdam. [Presented in the closing plenary session at CSCL 2003].

Puntambekar, S. & Stylianou, A. (2002). CoMPASS: Students’ use of external representations in science learning. In P. Bell, R. Stevens & T. Satwicz (Eds.), Keeping Learning Complex: The Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference of the Learning Sciences (ICLS) (pp.352-358). Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.

Hübscher R., & Puntambekar, S. (2001). Navigation support in adaptive hypermedia systems: Is More indeed better? In J. D. Moore, C. L. Redfield & W. L. Johnson (Eds.) Artificial Intelligence in Education, AI-ED in the wired and wireless world. pp. 13-22. IOS Press, Netherlands.

Puntambekar, S. (1999). An integrated approach to individual and collaborative learning in a web-based learning environment. In C. Hoadley (Ed.). Designing new media or a new millennium: Collaborative technology for learning, education and trainingProceedings of the CSCL (Computer Supported Collaborative Learning) conference, pp. 458-467.

Puntambekar, S. & Kolodner, J. L. (1998). Distributed scaffolding: Helping students learn in a learning by design environment. In A. S. Bruckman, M. Guzdial, J. L. Kolodner, & A. Ram (Eds.), ICLS 1998, Proceedings of the International Conference of the Learning Sciences, pp. 35-41.

Puntambekar, S. & Kolodner, J. L. (1998).  The design diary: Development of a tool to help students learn science by design. In A. S. Bruckman, M. Guzdial, J. L. Kolodner, & A. Ram (Eds.), ICLS 1998Proceedings of the International Conference of the Learning Sciences, pp. 230-236.

Kolodner, J. L., Crismond, D., Gray, J., Holbrook, J., Puntambekar, S. (1998). Learning by design: From theory to practice. In A. S. Bruckman, M. Guzdial, J. L. Kolodner, & A. Ram (Eds.), ICLS 1998Proceedings of the International Conference of the Learning Sciences, pp. 223-229.

Puntambekar, S., Nagel, K., Hübscher, R., Guzdial, M., & Kolodner, J. L. (1997) Intragroup and Intergroup: An exploration of learning with complementary collaboration tools. In R. Hall, N. Miyake, & N. Enyedy (Eds.), CSCL 97, Proceedings of Computer Supported Collaborative Learning Conference, pp. 207-215.

Guzdial, M., Hübscher, R., Nagel, K., Newstetter, W., Puntambekar, S., Shabo, A., Turns, J., & Kolodner, J. L. (1997). Integrating and guiding collaboration: Lessons learned in computer-supported collaborative learning research at Georgia Tech. In R. Hall, N. Miyake, & N. Enyedy (Eds.), CSCL 97, Proceedings of Computer Supported Collaborative Learning Conference, pp. 91-100.

Puntambekar, S. (1994). ‘What will I do next?’ Developing metacognition with the help of a computer based system. In Thomas, M., Sechrest, T., and Estes, N. (Eds). Deciding our future: Technological imperatives for education. Proceedings of the 11th international Conference on Technology and Education, pp. 822-825.

Puntambekar, S. (1993). Towards an ITS for training metacognitive skills in studying from texts. In Proceedings of the 7th International PEG conference, pp. 389-398. 

Books or book length publications

Chin, C., Erkens, G., & Puntambekar, S. (Eds.). Mice, Minds and Society, Computer Supported Collaborative Learning, Vol. 8(1), Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

Chin, C., Erkens, G., & Puntambekar, S. (Eds.). Mice, Minds and Society, Computer Supported Collaborative Learning, Vol. 8(2), Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

Puntambekar, S. & Luckin, R. (Eds.) (2003). Documenting collaborative interactions: Issues and approaches. Special issue of Computers and Education, 41(4).

Book chapters

Puntambekar, S. (Forthcoming, 2009). Scaffolding student learning. In E. Anderman & L. Anderman (Eds.). Psychology of Classroom Learning: An Encyclopedia. Cengage Publishers.

Puntambekar, S. (2003). Analyzing navigation data to design adaptive navigation support in hypertext. In U. Hoppe, F. Verdejo, & J. Kay. (Eds.) Artificial Intelligence in Education: Shaping the future of learning through intelligent technologies, pp. 209-216. IOS Press: Amsterdam.

Puntambekar, S. & du Boulay, B. (1999). Design of MIST: A system to help students develop metacognition. In P. Murphy (Ed.) Learners, Learning and Assessment. pp. 245-257. Paul Chapman: London.