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IC2Think

The Integrated Computational and Creative Thinking Project

The Computational Creativity Project

Conference Publications

  1. Shell, D., L.-K. Soh, A. E. Flanigan, M. Peteranetz, and E. Ingraham (2017). Improving Students' Learning and Achievement in CS Classrooms through Computational Creativity Exercises that Integrate Computational and Creative Thinking, Proceedings of the 48th ACM Technical Symposium on Computing Science Education (SIGCSE'2017), Seattle, WA, March 8-11, 2017, pp. 543-548.

  2. Peteranetz, M., A. E. Flanigan, D. F. Shell, and L.-K. Soh (2016). Perceived Instrumentality and Career Aspirations in CS1 Courses: Changes and Relationships with Achievement, in Proceedings of the 2016 ACM Conference on International Computing Education Research (ICER’16), September 8-12, Melbourne, Australia, pp. 13-21.

  3. Soh, L.-K., E. Ingraham, and D. Shell (2016). Computational Creativity and Computer Science Education, accepted to NSF Symposium on Envisioning the Future of Undergraduate STEM Education (EnFUSE’2016): Research and Practice, April 27-29, 2016, Washington, D.C.

  4. Shell, D., L.-K. Soh, M.P., Flanigan, and A., M. Peteranetz (2016) The Relationship between Changes in Implicit Intelligence Theories and Achievement in Computer Science, accepted to 2016 American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C., April 8-12, 2016.

  5. Shell, D., L.-K. Soh, M.P., Flanigan, and A., M. Peteranetz (2016) Students’ Initial Course Motivation and Their Achievement and Retention in Undergraduate Computer Science Courses, accepted to 2016 American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C., April 8-12, 2016.

  6. Flanigan, A., M. Peteranetz, D. F. Shell, and L.-K. Soh (2016). Students' Initial Course Motivation and Their Achievement and Retention in College CS1 Courses, accepted to SIGCSE’2016, Memphis, TN, March 2-5.

  7. Eck, A., L.-K. Soh, and D. F. Shell (2016). Investigating Differences in Wiki-based Collaborative Activities between Student Engagement Profiles in CS1, accepted to SIGCSE’2016, Memphis, TN, March 2-5.

  8. Flanigan, A., M. Peteranetz, D. F. Shell, and L.-K. Soh (2015). Exploring Changes in Computer Science Students’ Implicit Theories of Intelligence Across the Semester, in Proceedings of the International Computing Education Research (ICER’2015), Omaha, NE, August 9-13, pp. 161-168. PDF

  9. Shell, D. F., L.-K. Soh, and V. Chiriacescu (2014). Modeling Self-Efficacy with the Computational Unified Learning Model, in Proceedings of the 13th IEEE International Conference on Cognitive Informatics and Cognitive Computing (ICCI*CC14), London, UK, August 18-20, 2014, pp. 117-125.

  10. Miller, L. D., L.-K. Soh, V. Chiriacescu, E. Ingraham, D. F. Shell, and M. Patterson Hazley (2014). Integrating Computational and Creative Thinking to Improve Learning and Performance in CS1, in Proceedings of 45th ACM Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education (SIGCSE'2014), Atlanta, GA, March 05-08, pp. 475-480. PDF

  11. Shell, D. F., M. Patterson Hazley, L.-K. Soh, L. D. Miller, V. Chiriacescu, and E. Ingraham (2014). Improving Learning of Computational Thinking Using Computational Creativity Exercises in a College CS1 Computer Science Course for Engineers, in Proceedings of the Frontiers in Education Conference (FIE'2014), Madrid, Spain, October 22-25, pp. 3029-3035. PDF

  12. Patterson Hazley, M., D. F. Shell, L.-K. Soh, L. D. Miller, V. Chiriacescu, and E. Ingraham (2014). Changes in Student Goal Orientation Across the Semester in Undergraduate Computer Science Courses, in Proceedings of the Frontiers in Education Conference (FIE'2014), Madrid, Spain, October 22-25, pp. 2278-2284. PDF

  13. Shell, D. F., M. Patterson Hazley, L.-K. Soh, E. Ingraham, and S. Ramsay (2013). Association of Students' Creativity, Motivation, and Self-Regulation with Learning and Achievement in College Computer Science Courses, in Proceedings of the Frontiers in Education Conference (FIE'2013), Oklahoma City, OK, October 23-26, pp. 1637-1643. PDF

  14. Chiriacescu, V., L.-K. Soh, and D. F. Shell (2013). Understanding Human learning Using a Multiagent Simulation of the Unified Learning Model, in Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Cognitive Informatics & Cognitive Computing, July 16-18, Fordham University, NY, pp. 143-152.

  15. Miller, L. D., L.-K. Soh, V. Chiriacescu, E. Ingraham, D. F. Shell, S. Ramsay, and M. Patterson Hazley (2013). Improving Learning of Computational Thinking Using Creative Competency Exercises in College CS-1 Computer Science Courses, in Proceedings of the Frontiers in Education Conference (FIE'2013), Oklahoma City, OK, October 23-26, pp. 1426-1432. PDF

  16. Miller, L. D., L.-K. Soh (2013). Significant Predictors of Learning from Student Interactions with Online Learning Objects, in Proceedings of the Frontiers in Education Conference (FIE'2013), Oklahoma City, OK, October 23-26, pp. 203-209. PDF

  17. Eck, A., L.-K. Soh, and C. Brassil (2013). Supporting Active Wiki-based Collaboration. Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Computer Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL’13), Madison, Wisconsin, June 15-19, 2013, pp. 176-183.

Journal Publications

  1. Flanigan, A., M. Peteranetz, D. F. Shell, and L.-K. Soh (to appear). Implicit Intelligence Beliefs of Computer Science Students: Exploring Change across the Semester, accepted to Contemporary Educational Psychology.

  2. Miller, L. D., L.-K. Soh, A. Samal, K. Kupchak, and G. Nugent (2015). A Comparison of Educational Statistics and Data Mining Approaches to Identify Characteristics that Impact Online Learning, Journal of Educational Data Mining, 7(3):117-150.

  3. Shell, D., L.-K. Soh, and V. Chriacescu (2015). Modeling Self-Efficacy as a Dynamic Cognitive Process with the Computational-Unified Learning Model (C-ULM): Implications for Cognitive Informatics and Cognitive Computing, International Journal of Cognitive Informatics and Natural Intelligence, 9(3):1-24. (Extended version of ICCI*CC’2014 paper)

  4. Soh, L.-K., D. F. Shell, E. Ingraham, S. Ramsay, and Brian Moore (2015). Viewpoint: Improving Learning and Achievement in Introductory Computer Science through Computational Creativity, Communications of the ACM, 58(8):33-35.

  5. Muto-Nelson, K. G., D. F. Shell, J. Husman, E. Fishman, and L.-K. Soh (2015). Student Approaches to Learning in a Foundational Engineering Course: A Motivational and Self-Regulated Learning Profiles Perspective, Journal of Engineering Education, 104(1):74-100.

  6. Chiriacescu, V., L.-K. Soh, and D. F. Shell (2013). Understanding Human Learning Using a Multi-Agent Simulation of the Unified Learning Model, International Journal of Cognitive Informatics and Cognitive Computing, 7(4):1-25, October-December 2013.

  7. Shell, D. and L.-K. Soh (2013). Profiles of Motivated Self-Regulation in College Computer Science Courses: Differences in Major versus Required Non-Major Courses, Journal of Science Education and Technology, 22(6):899-913.

Reviewed Workshop Publications

  1. Shell, D., L.-K. Soh, E. Ingraham, B. Moore, and S. Ramsey (2016). Research Title: IUSE: Design, Development, and Implementation Projects: Computational Creativity to Improve CS Education for CS and Non-CS Undergraduates, In Proceedings of the UP CS Education Research Workshop, at ICER’2016, Sydney, Australia, September 7, 2016, pp. 17-20.

Talks

  1. D. F. Shell and L.-K. Soh (2016). Student Motivation and Strategic Engagement: What Do They Mean for Student Learning and Classroom Instruction, Fall 2016 Teaching and Learning Symposium, Nebraska Innovation Campus, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE, October 7, 2016.

  2. Soh, L.-K. (2016). Computational Thinking, Computer Science, Informatics, and Chutes and Ladders, CSCE100, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE, September 20, 2016.

  3. Soh, L.-K. (2016). Computational Thinking, Alice Programming Summer Workshop, Lincoln, NE, July 19, 2016.

  4. Soh, L.-K. (2016). Computational Thinking, Computer Science, and Computer Programming (… and other matters), Girl Scouts Code Camp: Tap into your Appotential, Lincoln, NE, June 27, 2016.

  5. Soh, L.-K. (2016). Computer Science Unplugged - Activities for Any Class, Anywhere, at Nebraska Educational Technology Association (NETA) conference 2016, April 22, 2016, Omaha, NE.

  6. Shell, D.F. and L.-K. Soh (2016). Practical Implications Related to Motivation and Engagement, Spring Teaching & Learning Symposium 2016, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE, April 1, 2016.

  7. Shell, D. F. and L.-K. Soh (2015). Understanding Student Motivation and Strategic Engagement in Computer Science and STEM Courses, DBER Group’s STEM Education Seminar, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE, October 29, 2015.

  8. Soh, L.-K. and D. F. Shell (2015). Integrating Computational Creativity Exercises into Classes, DBER Group's STEM Education Seminar, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE, September 3, 2015.

  9. Soh, L.-K. (2015). Computational Thinking, Computer Science, Informatics, and Chutes and Ladders, CSCE100, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE, September 24, 2015.

  10. Soh, L.-K. (2015). Computational Thinking and Computer Science, CSCE100, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE, September 16-17, 2015.

  11. Soh, L.-K. (2015). Computational Thinking, Computer Science, and Computer Programming (… and other matters), Girl Scouts Code Camp: Tap into your Appotential, Lincoln, NE, June 17, 2015.

Panels

  1. Panelist on the SIGCSE’2017 Special Session, March 10, 2017, Seattle, WA: “ICER UP CS Ed Research Workshop Summary - Essence of Illustrative Projects.” Moderators: Eileen Kraemer, Aubrey Lawson, and Murali Sitaraman.

Technical Reports

  1. Chiriacescu, V., L.-K. Soh, and D. Shell (2014). A Comparative Analysis of the Computational Unified Learning Model (C-ULM) Framework with Knowledge Computing and Reasoning, Technical Report TR-UNL-CSE-2014-0002, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Nebraska-Lincoln.