Publications

Below is a partial list of my publications and conference presentations in reverse chronological order.  I have linked to the paper or PowerPoint when available (see items in bold below) and will try to add more as I can locate them online.  See my Google Scholar page for links and more information.

Peer reviewed journals

  1. Weintrop, D., Beheshti, E. Horn, M., Orton, K., Jona, K., Trouille, L., & Wilensky, U. (2016). Defining Computational Thinking for Mathematics and Science Classrooms, Journal of Science Education and Technology, 25(1), 127–147. DOI: 10.1007/s10956-015-9581-5, http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10956-015-9581-5
  2. Jona, K. & Naidu, S. (2014). MOOCs: Emerging research (Editorial). Distance Education Journal, 35(2), 141-144. DOI:10.1080/01587919.2014.928970
  3. Kate E. Waimey, Francesca E. Duncan, H. Irene Su, Kristin Smith, Harlan Wallach, Kemi Jona, Christos Coutifaris, Clarisa R. Gracia, Lonnie D. Shea, Robert E. Brannigan, R. Jeffrey Chang, Mary B. Zelinski, Richard L. Stouffer, Robert L. Taylor, and Teresa K. Woodruff, on behalf of the Oncofertility Consortium. (2013). Future Directions in Oncofertility and Fertility Preservation: A Report from the 2011 Oncofertility Consortium Conference. Journal of Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology, 2(1): 25-30. doi:10.1089/jayao.2012.0035.
  4. Sauter, M,. Uttal, D., Rapp, D., Downing, M., & Jona, K. (2013). Getting real: The authenticity of remote labs and simulations for science learning. Distance Education Journal, 34(1), 37-47. DOI:10.1080/01587919.2013.770431
  5. Jona, K., Roque, R., Skolnik, J., Uttal, D., Rapp, D. (2011). Are remote labs worth the cost? Insights from a study of student perceptions of remote labs. International Journal of Online Engineering, 7(2), 48-53. Available online at http://www.online-journals.org/index.php/i-joe/article/view/1394
  6. Schank, R., Fano, A., Bell, B. and Jona, M. (1994). Design of Goal-Based Scenarios. Journal of the Learning Sciences, 3(4), 305-345.
  7. Schank, R.C., & Jona, M.Y. (1993). Issues for psychology, AI, and education: a review of Newell’s Unified Theories of Cognition. Artificial Intelligence, 59, 375-388.
  8. Glenberg, A.M., & Jona, M. (1991). Temporal coding in rhythm tasks revealed by modality effects. Memory & Cognition, 19, 514-522.
  9. Schank, R.C., & Jona, M.Y. (1991). Empowering the Student: New Perspectives on the Design of Teaching Systems. The Journal of the Learning Sciences, 1, 7-35.

Book Chapters

  1. Jona, K. & Gerber, A. (2010). MyOncofertility.org: A patient education website designed to support patient learning and decision making during periods of intense cognitive and emotional stress. In Woodruff, T.K., Zoloth, L., Campo-Engelstein, L, & Rodriguez, S. (Eds.), Oncofertility: Reflections from the Humanities and Social Sciences. NY, NY: Springer.
  2. Jona, K. (2002). Using Multimedia Simulations for Compliance Training. In Banks, T. & Banks, F. (Eds.), Corporate Legal Compliance Handbook. New York, NY: Aspen Publishers.
  3. Jona, M. (1998). Representing and applying teaching strategies in computer-based learning-by-doing tutors. In Schank, R.C. (Ed.) Multimedia Case-Based Instruction. Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.
  4. Schank, R.C., & Jona, M.Y. (1994). Issues for psychology, AI, and education: a review of Newell’s Unified Theories of Cognition. In Clancey, W.J., Smoliar, S.W., & Stefik, M.J. (Eds.) Contemplating Minds: A forum for artificial intelligence (pp. 127-140). Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.
  5. Birnbaum, L. Ferguson, W., & Jona, M. (1993). Using content-based AI to structure human-computer interaction. In Ortony, A., Slack, J., & Stock, O. (Eds.) Communication from an Artificial Intelligence Perspective: Theoretical and Applied Issues (pp. 191-204). Heidelberg: Springer.

Articles

  1. Jona, K. & Vondracek, M. (2013, January). A Remote Radioactivity Experiment. The Physics Teacher, 51, 25-27.
  2. Schank, R.C., Korcuska, M., & Jona, M. (1995). Multimedia applications for education and training: Revolution or Red Herring? ACM Computing Surveys, Special Issue on Multimedia Systems, 27(4), (pp. 633-635).
  3. Jona, M., & Kass, A. (1993). Review of “Teaching Knowledge and Intelligent Tutoring.” Journal of Artificial Intelligence in Education.
  4. Jona, M.Y., & Kolodner, J.L. (1992). Case-based Reasoning. In Shapiro, S.C. (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Artificial Intelligence, 2ed (pp. 1265-1279). New York: J. Wiley & Sons.
  5. Schank, R.C., & Jona, M.Y. (1992). Dynamic memory. In Shapiro, S.C. (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Artificial Intelligence, 2ed (pp. 391-393). New York: J. Wiley & Sons.

Conference presentations and proceedings

  1. Weintrop, D., Orton, K., Jona, K., Beheshti, E., Trouille, L., Horn, M.S., & Wilensky, U. (2016). Bringing Computational Thinking into Science Classrooms. Invited session to be presented at the annual meeting of the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA). Nashville, TN.
  2. Stevens, R., Champion, D., Jona, K., Mann, H., Ramey, K., Penney, L. (2016).  FUSE Studios: An Alternative Infrastructure for Learning in Schools. Symposium conducted at the American Educational Research Association 2016 Annual Conference (AERA), Washington, D.C.
  3. Jona, K., & Yang, L. (2016). ‘The Proof is in the Pudding: Designing for Gender Equity in STEM Interest and Persistence.’ Symposium conducted at American Educational Research Association 2016 Annual Conference (AERA), Washington, D.C.
  4. Jona, K., & Mann, H. (2016). ‘The Crucible of Participant Engagement in Learning Activity Design.’ Symposium conducted at American Educational Research Association 2016 Annual Conference (AERA), Washington, D.C.
  5. Jona, K. (2015). Workshop: Internet Accessible Remote Experimentation: Laboratories of Next Generation, ASEE Annual Conference 2015, Seattle, WA. Co-chaired by Abul Azad and Michael Auer.
  6. Jona, K., Penney, L., & Stevens, R. (2015). ‘Re-mediating’ Learning. Paper presented at The 11th Annual Conference on Computer Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL), Gothenburg, Sweden, (pp. 348-355).  Available at: http://www.isls.org/cscl2015/papers/CSCL2015ProceedingsVolume1.pdf
  7. Weintrop, D., Orton, K., Horn, M.S., Beheshti, E., Trouille, L., Jona, K., & Wilensky, U. (2015).  Computational Thinking in the Science Classroom: Preliminary Findings from a Blended Curriculum. Paper presented at the 2015 NARST Annual International Conference (NARST 2015). Chicago,
  8. Beheshti, E., Weintrop, D., Orton, K., Horn, M. S., Jona, K., Trouille, L., Wilensky, U. (2015). Bringing Expert Computational Practices into High School Science Classrooms. Paper presented at the 2015 NARST Annual International Conference (NARST 2015), Chicago, IL.
  9. Weintrop, D., Orton, K., Horn, M.S., Beheshti, E., Trouille, L., Jona, K., & Wilensky, U. (2015).  Outcomes of Bringing Computational Thinking into STEM Classrooms. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA 2015), Chicago, USA.
  10. Lawrence, J., Lipkowitz, E., Niemi, K., & Jona, K. (2015). Strategies for Effective Broader Impacts Work, Panel presented at the 2015 American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Conference, San Jose, CA.
  11. Niemi, K., Jona, K., & Horwitz, J. (2015). Working Group: National Alliance for Broader Impacts, A New Collaborative to Improve Broader Impacts, International Teacher-Scientist Partnership Conference, San Francisco, CA.
  12. Jona, K., Walter, A., & Pradhan, S. (2015). Designing Remote Labs for Broad Adoption. International Conference on Remote Engineering and Virtual Instrumentation, Bangkok, Thailand.
  13. Jona, K. (2015). Remote Labs: A Cyberlearning Platform for Transforming Science Learning. Cyberlearning 2015 Conference, Arlington, VA.
  14. Weintrop, D., Beheshti, E., Horn, M. S., Orton, K., Jona, K., Trouille, L., & Wilensky, U. (2014) Interactive Assessment Tools for Computational Thinking in High School STEM Classrooms. In D. Reidsma, I. Choi, & R. Bargar (Eds.), Proceedings of Intelligent Technologies for Interactive Entertainment: 6th International Conference, INTETAIN 2014, Chicago, IL, USA (pp. 22–25). Springer International Publishing.
  15. Jona, K., Wilensky, U., Trouille, L., Horn, M. S., Orton, K., Weintrop, D., & Beheshti, E. (2014). Embedding Computational Thinking in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (CT-STEM). Presented at the 2014 Future Directions in CS Education Summit, Orlando, FL
  16. Pratt, A., Walter, A., & Jona, K. (2014). A lab in every pocket: real science experiments on mobile devices. International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE). Atlanta, GA.
  17. Jona, K. (2014). Remote online labs: A solution for supporting laboratory experiences in STEM MOOCs. MOOCs in STEM: Exploring New Educational Technologies Conference, San Jose State University, San Jose, CA.
  18. Steinkuehler, C., Hoffman, E., Curley, J., Hickey, D., Golden, L.M., Jona, K., & Santos, R. (2014). Innovations in Learning in the Digital Age. Panel presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Philadelphia, PA.
  19. Weintrop, D., Beheshti, E., Horn, M., Jona, K., Kalogera, V., Trouille, L., & Wilensky, U. (2014). Defining Computational Thinking in STEM. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Philadelphia, PA.
  20. Waldron, M. & Jona, K. (2014). Lighting a FUSE: Partnering with Industry to Spark Engagement with STEAM. Digital Media & Learning Conference, Boston, MA, March 6-8, 2014.
  21. Mayadas, F., Bourne, J., Dasgupta, B., Jona, K., Lechtenberg, V., Sadowski, & M. (2013, Nov.). STEM Online Workshop, 19th Annual SloanC International Conference on Online Learning, Orlando, FL.
  22. Jackson, S., Jona, K., & Hudson, T. (2013). Data-driven decision making in blended learning and competency-based environments. Presentation at iNACOL Blended and Online Learning Symposium, Orlando, FL.
  23. Ferrin, E., Pratt, A., & Jona, K. (2013).   A remote online microscopy lab as a tool for K-12 science education and a platform for teacher-scientist partnerships. Microscopy & Microanalysis 2013 Conference, Indianapolis, IN, 8/6/13. (doi:10.1017/S1431927613013147)
  24. Jona, K. (2013). Flipping the Science Lab: Authentic scientific practices using remote labs. Poster presented at ISTE 2013, San Antonio, TX.
  25. Penney, L., Stevens, R., & Jona, K. (2013). Amps or Pipettes? Gender Differentiated Choice of STEM Challenges in an After-School Program. Paper presented in the What Does ‘Science’ Shift? 
The Positioning of Activities and Identities with Respect to the Domain of Science symposium at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA.
  26. Trouille, L., Beheshti, E., Horn, M., Jona, K., Kalogera, V., Weintrop, D., & Wilensky, U. (2013). Bringing Computational Thinking into the High School Science and Math Classroom, American Astronomical Society, AAS Meeting #221, #201.09, Long Beach, CA. http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2013AAS…22120109T
  27. Berland, M., Brahms, L., Jona, K., Litts, B., and Stevens, R. (2013). Designing learning pathways for maker spaces: Principles and Practices. Panel moderator. Panel presented at Digital Media and Learning (DML) Make-to-Learn Symposium, Chicago, IL.
  28. Weintrop, D., Beheshti, E., Horn, M., Jona, K., Kalogera, V., & Wilensky, U. (2013). Casting a Wide Net: Embedded Computational Thinking in STEM. 44th ACM Technical Symposium On Computer Science Education. Denver, CO.
  29. Horwitz, J., Jona, K., Niemi, K., and May, V. (2013). Partnerships and University Outreach Efforts. Panel presented at the First International Teacher-Scientist Partnership (ISTP) Conference, Boston, MA.
  30. Jona, K. & Uttal, D. (2013). Don’t Forget the Teacher: New Tools to Support Broader Adoption of Remote Labs. Paper presented at 10th International Conference on Remote Engineering and Virtual Instrumentation, Sydney, Australia.
  31. Carlsen, W., Krosunger, S., Goehring, L., Kerlin, S., & Jona, K. (2012). Effects on student participation and learning of interactions with environmental scientists in two GLOBE projects. 9th Annual North American Association for Environmental Education Research Symposium, Oakland CA. 10/10/12
  32. Lowe, D., de la Villefromoy, M., Jona, K., & and Yeoh, L. (2012). Remote Laboratories: Uncovering the True Costs. 2012 International Conference of Remote Engineering and Virtual Instrumentation, Bilbao, Spain.
  33. Sauter, M., Downing, M., Jona, K., Uttal, D. H., & Rapp, D. N. (2012), Get real: The authenticity of computer-based science labs. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Vancouver, BC.
  34. Jona, K. (2011, Sept.). Watershed Dynamics: Using online GIS tools and data analysis to investigate the water cycle. Sustaining the Blue Planet: Global Water Education Conference, Bozeman, MT.
  35. Jona, K. (2011, Sept.). EcoCasting: Investigating aquatic ecosystems using models. Sustaining the Blue Planet: Global Water Education Conference, Bozeman, MT.
  36. Jona, K. (2011, July). Remote Online Labs: A Cloud-Based Strategy for Scalable Access to Authentic STEM Learning. Lenovo ThinkTank 2011, Washington, DC.
  37. Sauter, M., Rapp, D. N., Uttal, D., Jona, K., Skolnik, J., & Roque, R. (2011, April). Grounding students’ understandings of ‘doing science’ in actual lab experiences. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New Orleans, LA.
  38. Jona, K. (2011, Feb.). Building the 21st Century School Science Lab. Illinois Computing Educators Conference, St. Charles, IL.
  39. Skolnik, J., Roque, R., Sauter, M., Jona, K., Uttal, D., & Rapp, D.N.  (2010, July).  Student discourse about scientific inquiry as a function of simulated and remote learning experiences.   20th annual meeting of the Society for Text and Discourse, Chicago, Illinois.
  40. Jona, K., Roque, R., Skolnik, J., Uttal, D., Rapp, D. (2010, June). Are remote labs worth the cost? Insights from a study of student perceptions of remote labs. 2010 International Conference of Remote Engineering and Virtual Instrumentation, Stockholm, Sweden.
  41. Skolnik, J. B., & Jona, K. (2009, Nov.). The iLab network: Broadening access to hands-on STEM learning via remote online laboratories. Presentation at iNACOL Virtual School Symposium, Austin, TX.
  42. Jona, K. (2009, Nov.). Online STEM Initiatives: A Hands-On Training Workshop, Pre-conference workshop at North American Council on Online Learning Virtual School Symposium, Austin, TX.
  43. Buzby, C. & Jona, K.  (2009, Dec.). Analyzing the Watershed Dynamics project as an example of successful science and education partnerships.  American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA.
  44. Jona, K., Kirstchel, D., & Buzby, C. (2009, Oct.). A science and education partnership between CUAHSI and Northwestern University to provide advanced access to scientific data. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Portland, OR.
  45. Jona, K. & Buzby, C. (2009, Oct.). Investigating watershed dynamics in the classroom using My World GIS. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Portland, OR.
  46. Suzuki, K., Nemoto, J., Jona, K., & Reiser, R. (2008, November).   Transforming an Online Masters Degree Program using Story-Centered Curriculum: A Design-based Practice, Association for Educational Communications and Technology Conference 2008, Orlando, FL.
  47. Jona, K. (2008, Oct.) Online Science and Virtual Labs: Working with NACOL’s New Guidelines. Pre-conference workshop at North American Council on Online Learning Virtual School Symposium, Scottsdale, AZ
  48. Jona, K. (2007, Nov.) Online Science and Virtual Labs. Pre-conference workshop at North American Council on Online Learning Virtual School Symposium, Louisville, KY
  49. Jona, K. (2007, Nov.) Reinventing the Wheel: Survey Results on the Economics and Practices of Online Curse Development. North American Council on Online Learning Virtual School Symposium, Louisville, KY.
  50. Jona, K. & Rossi, M. (2006, Nov.). Authentic Scientific Inquiry in Online Science Courses Using Student-Friendly Data Analysis and Modeling Tools. North American Council on Online Learning Virtual School Symposium, Plano, TX.
  51. Jona, K. (2006, Nov.). Breaking Open the Ceiling: Creating Online Learning for Academically Gifted Students. North American Council on Online Learning Virtual School Symposium, Plano, TX.
  52. Jona, K. (2006, Nov.). Doing Laboratory Science online: Panel and Hands On Demonstration Session. North American Council on Online Learning Virtual School Symposium, Plano, TX.
  53. Jona, K. (2006, July). Student Analysis of Data Driving Learning About the Earth (SADDLE). 10th Annual GLOBE Conference, Phuket, Thailand.
  54. Jona, K. & Rossi, M. (2006, July). Authentic Scientific Inquiry in Online Science Courses Using Student-Friendly Data Analysis and Modeling Tools. NSF Center for Curriculum Materials in Science Knowledge Sharing Institute, Ann Arbor, MI.
  55. Jona, K. (2006, May). Two Birds With One Stone: Leveraging EO Infrastructure to Support Authentic Learning Activities. NSF Environmental Observatories Modeling Workshop, Tucson, AZ.
  56. Jona, K., Libby, D., & Munson, D. (2006, April). Inquiry-Based Science Online. North American Council for Online Learning (NACOL) Webinar.
  57. Jona, K. & Rossi, M. (2006, April). Earthquakes, Tornadoes, Hurricanes, Oh my! Doing Authentic Scientific Inquiry in Online Science Courses, NACOL Regional Professional Development Symposium, Chicago, IL.
  58. Katz, B. & Jona, K. (2006, February). Labs without Goggles: Doing lab inquiry online. Illinois Online Conference for Teaching and Learning.
  59. Jona, K., Bareiss, R., Singh, S. (2005). Making courses more engaging and accessible: A case study using the story-centered curriculum model. Illinois Online Conference for Teaching and Learning. Available online at http://home.learningtimes.net/ioc2005?go=684311
  60. Schank, R., Jona, K. & Bareiss, R. (2003). Every curriculum tells a story. In Proceedings International Conference on Information Technology: Research and Education. August, 2003. Newark, NJ.
  61. Jona, K. (2000). Rethinking the design of online courses. In R. Sims, M. O’Reilly, & S. Sawkins (Eds.), Learning to Choose: Choosing to Learn. Proceedings of the 17th Annual ASCILITE Conference. Lismore, NSW: Southern Cross University Press.
  62. Jona, M. & Kass, A. (1997). A Fully-Integrated Approach to Authoring Learning Environments: Case Studies and Lessons Learned. Proceedings1997 AAAI Fall Symposium on Intelligent Tutoring System Authoring Tools, 39-43. Reprinted as Technical Report FS-97-01. Menlo Park, CA: AAAI Press.
  63. Jona, M. & Korcuska, M. (1996). Same Architecture New Domain (SAND): An Alternative Methodology for Building High-Quality Reusable Tutoring Systems. Proceedings Workshop on Architectures and Methods for Designing Cost-Effective and Reusable ITSs, ITS 96, Montreal, CA.
  64. Korcuska, M., Kass, A. and Jona, M.Y. (1996). Mapping Teaching Goals to Learning–by–Doing Architectures: When to Choose EBR. Proceedings Second International Conference on the Learning Sciences.
  65. Korcuska, M., Herman, J., & Jona, M. (1996). Evidence-Based Reporting. Proceedings ED-MEDIA 96 Conference.
  66. Jona, M. (1995). Representing and re-using general teaching strategies: A knowledge-rich approach to building authoring tools for tutoring systems. In Proceedings Workshop on Authoring Shells for Intelligent Tutoring Systems, 7th World Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Education. Washington, DC.
  67. Jona, M., & Kass, A. (1993). The Teaching Executive: Facilitating development of educational software through the reuse of teaching knowledge.” In Estes, N. & Thomas, M. (Eds.), Proceedings Tenth International Conference on Technology and Education (pp. 640-642). Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA.
  68. Jona, M., Bell, B., & Birnbaum, L. (1991). Button Theory: A Taxonomy of Student-Teacher Communication for Interface Design in Computer-Based Learning Environments. Proceedings Thirteenth Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL. pp. 765-769.
  69. Jona, M., Bell, B., & Birnbaum, L. (1991). Using Button Theory to Structure Student-Teacher Interaction in Computer-Based Learning Environments. Proceedings International Conference on the Learning Sciences, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL. pp. 249-257.
  70. Schank, R., Osgood, R. et al. (1990, March). Towards a General Content Theory of Indices. Symposium on Case-based Reasoning. Symposium conducted at AAAI Spring Symposium Series, Stanford University, Stanford, CA.

 

Other Publications and Reports

  1. Jona, K. (2009, November). Online Laboratory Science: An Update on Policy, Research, and Practice. In Keeping Pace With K – 12 Online Learning 2009, Available at kpk12.com
  2. Jona, K., Adsit, J. with Powell, A and NACOL Online Science Committee. (2008). Goals Guidelines and Standards for Student Scientific Investigations. North American Council for Online Learning (NACOL).
  3. Schank, R.C. & Jona, K. (1999). Extracurriculars as the Curriculum: A Vision of Education for the 21st Century. In Proceedings of the Forum on Technology in Education: Envisioning the Future, Office of Educational Technology, U.S. Department of Education.