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by Dr Nadine Marcus

Book Chapters

Pass F; Gog TV; Kirschner F; Marcus N; Ayres PL; Sweller J, 2008, 'Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Cognitive Load Research as a Key to Tackle Challenges', in Zumbach J (ed.), Beyond Knowledge: The Legacy of Competence, edn. 1, Springer, Speringr-Veriag New York, pp. 1 - 9,

Journal articles

Polly P; Marcus N; Maguire D; Belinson Z; Velan GM, 2014, 'Evaluation of an adaptive virtual laboratory environment using Western Blotting for diagnosis of disease', BMC Medical Education, pp. 1 - 9,

Khawaja MA; Chen F; Marcus N, 2014, 'Measuring Cognitive Load Using Linguistic Features: Implications for Usability Evaluation and Adaptive Interaction Design', International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction, vol. 30, no. 5, pp. 343 - 368,

Khawaja MA; Prusty GB; Ford RAJ; Marcus N; Russell C, 2013, 'Can more become less? Effects of an intensive assessment environment on students' learning performance', European Journal of Engineering Education, vol. 38, no. 6, pp. 631 - 651,

Marcus N; Cleary B; Wong A; Ayres P, 2013, 'Should hand actions be observed when learning hand motor skills from instructional animations?', Computers in Human Behavior, vol. 29, no. 6, pp. 2172 - 2178,

Khawaja MA; Chen F; Marcus N, 2012, 'Analysis of collaborative communication for linguistic cues of cognitive load', Human Factors: the journal of the human factors and ergonomics society, vol. 54, no. 4, pp. 518 - 529,

Singh AM; Marcus N; Ayres P, 2012, 'The transient information effect: Investigating the impact of segmentation on spoken and written text', Applied Cognitive Psychology, vol. 26, no. 6, pp. 848 - 853,

Wong A; Leahy W; Marcus N; Sweller J, 2012, 'Cognitive load theory, the transient information effect and e-learning', Learning and Instruction, vol. 22, no. 6, pp. 449 - 457,

Wong A; Marcus N; Sweller J, 2011, 'Instructional animations: More complex to learn from than at first sight?', Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 6949 LNCS, no. PART 4, pp. 552 - 555,

Ayres P; Marcus N; Chan C; Qian N, 2009, 'Learning hand manipulative tasks: When instructional animations are superior to equivalent static representations', Computers in Human Behavior, vol. 25, no. 2, pp. 348 - 353,

Wong A; Marcus N; Ayres P; Smith L; Cooper GA; Paas F; Sweller J, 2009, 'Instructional animations can be superior to statics when learning human motor skills', Computers in Human Behavior, vol. 25, no. 2, pp. 339 - 347,

Van Gog T; Paas F; Marcus N; Ayres P; Sweller J, 2009, 'The mirror neuron system and observational learning: Implications for the effectiveness of dynamic visualizations', Educational Psychology Review, vol. 21, no. 1, pp. 21 - 30,

Paas F; Van Gog T; Kirschner F; Marcus N; Ayres P; Sweller J, 2008, 'Interdisciplinary perspectives on cognitive load research as a key to tackle challenges of contemporary education', , pp. 7 - 9,

Marcus N; Cooper M; Sweller J, 1996, 'Understanding Instructions', Journal of Educational Psychology, vol. 88, no. 1, pp. 49 - 63,

Conference Papers

Vassar A; Prusty G; Marcus N, 2015, 'The Adaptive Virtual Workshop: improving engineering education with the use of online adaptive tutorials', in Research in Engineering Education Symposium (REES2015), presented at Research in Engineering Education Symposium (REES2015), Dublin, 13 - 15 July 2015,

ayres P; Castro- Alonso JC; Singh A; Wong M; Marcus N; Paas F, 2015, 'Examining the Strategies and Learner Characteristics that Make Instructional Animations Effective.', presented at Ireland International Conference on Education, Dublin, 20 - 22 April 2015,

Khawaji A; Zhou J; Chen F; Marcus N, 2015, 'Using Galvanic Skin Response (GSR) to Measure Trust and Cognitive Load in the Text-Chat Environment', presented at International Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI), Seoul, Korea, 18 - 23 April 2015,

Khawaji A; Chen F; Zhou J; Marcus N, 2014, 'Trust and cognitive load in the text-chat environment: The role of mouse movement', in Proceedings of the 26th Australian Computer-Human Interaction Conference, OzCHI 2014, pp. 324 - 327

Vassar A; Prusty G; Burton L; Doh J-H; Ford R; James M; Marcus N; Mashiri F; Meyer J; Ojeda R; Uddin M; White T, 2014, 'The Adaptive Virtual Workshop: Maintaining student engagement through an on-line adaptive resource for engineering design education', in Proceedings of the AAEE2014 Conference Wellington, New Zealand, presented at Australasian Association for Engineering Education, Wellington, 8 - 10 December 2014

Vassar A; Prusty BG; Marcus N; Ford R, 2014, 'The virtual design workshop: An online adaptive resource for teaching design in engineering', in CSEDU 2014 - Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Computer Supported Education, pp. 452 - 458

Khawaji A; Chen F; Marcus N; Zhou J, 2013, 'Trust and cooperation in text-based computer-mediated communication', in Proceedings of the 25th Australian Computer-Human Interaction Conference: Augmentation, Application, Innovation, Collaboration, OzCHI 2013, pp. 37 - 40,

Revithis S; Wilson WH; Marcus N, 2013, 'SOM Cognitive Modeling of Autistic and Schizophrenic Traits Using an Oscillating Topological Neighborhood Width Function', in Proceedings of the 35th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (ISBN 9780976831891), Cognitive Science Society, Austin, TX, pp. 3287 - 3292, presented at The 35th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, Berlin, Germany, 31 July - 3 August 2013,

Prusty BG; Russell C; Ford R; Ben-Naim D; Ho S; Marcus N; Mccarthy T; Goldfinch T; Ojeda RE; Gardner A; Moly T; Hadgraft R; Vrcelj Z, 2011, 'Adaptive tutorials to target Threshold Concepts in Mechanics – a community of practice approach', in Proceedings of The 22nd Annual Conference for the Australian Association for Engineering Education, Engineers Australia, Engineering House, 11 National Circuit, Barton ACT 2600, Barton ACT 2600, pp. 306 - 311, presented at 22nd Annual Conference for the Australasian Association for Engineering Education (AAEE), Fremantle, 5 - 7 December 2011

Ben-Naim D; Velan G; Marcus N; Bain M, 2010, 'Adaptive tutorials for virtual microscopy: A design paradigm to promote pedagogical ownership', in Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics), pp. 266 - 268,

Marcus N; Ben-Naim D; Bain M, 2010, 'Instructional support for teachers and guided feedback for students in an adaptive elearning environment', in Proceedings - 2011 8th International Conference on Information Technology: New Generations, ITNG 2011, pp. 626 - 631,

Khawaja MA; Chen F; Marcus N, 2010, 'Using language complexity to measure cognitive load for adaptive interaction design', in International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces, Proceedings IUI, pp. 333 - 336,

Revithis S; Wilson WH; Marcus N, 2010, 'A Neurocomputational Instructional Indicator of Working Memory Load in Cognitive Load Theory', in ASCS09: Proceedings of the 9th Conference of the Australasian Society for Cognitive Science, Macquarie Centre for Cognitive Science, Sydney, pp. 298 - 305, presented at Australasian Cognitive Science Society Conference, Sydney, 30 September - 2 October 2009,

Ben-Naim D; Bain M; Marcus N, 2009, 'A user-driven and data-driven approach for supporting teachers in reflection and adaptation of adaptive tutorials', in EDM'09 - Educational Data Mining 2009: 2nd International Conference on Educational Data Mining, pp. 21 - 30

Velan GM; Ben-Naim D; Kumar RK; Bain ME; Kan BF; Marcus N, 2009, 'Adaptive tutorials using virtual slides to enhance learning of microscopic morphology', in Proceedings of World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2009, Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education, Chesapeake, VA, 1 January 2009,

Ben-Naim D; Marcus N; Bain M, 2008, 'Visualization and analysis of student interactions in an adaptive exploratory learning environment', in CEUR Workshop Proceedings

Ben-Naim D; Marcus N; Bain ME, 2007, 'Virtual apparatus approach to constructing adaptive tutorials', in 2007 international conference on e-learning, e-business, enterprise information systems, and e-government, presented at International Conference on Foundations of Computer Science, Las, Vegas, Nevada, USA, 25 - 28 June 2007,

Webster SB; Marcus N; Woo DT; Mancilla B; Graham C, 2006, 'Anita Borg workshop for primary school girls', in Lang C (ed.), AUSWIT 2006, presented at AUSWIT 2006, Adelaide, Sth Aust, 4 - 5 December 2006

Wilson WH; Marcus N; Halford GS, 2001, 'Access to relational knowledge: a comparison of two models', in 23rd Annual conference of the Cognitive Science Society, presented at Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society 2001, Edinburgh, Scotland, 1 - 4 August 2001

Conference Presentations

Singh A-M; Ayres P; Marcus N, 2014, 'From a cognitive load perspective: Investigating the impact of segmentation on spoken and written texts in Commerce', presented at 7th ICLT Conference, Taiwan, 23 July - 26 September 2014

Singh A-M; Ayres P; Marcus N, 2013, 'From a Cognitive Load Perspective: Investigating The Impact of The Transient Information Effect When Recalling Simple and Detailed Facts', presented at 6th International Cognitive Load Theory Conference, Toulouse, 26 - 28 June 2013

Marcus N; Ayres P; narang N, 2013, 'Does adding gestures to both instructional animations and statics improve learning human motor skills?', presented at 6th International Cognitive Load Theory Conference, Toulouse, France, 26 - 28 June 2013

Singh A-M; Ayres P; Marcus N, 2012, 'Investigating the impact of segmentation on spoken and written text', presented at 5th International Cognitive Load Theory Conference, Florida, 17 - 19 April 2012

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