Journal Articles

  1. Lui , M. & Slotta, J. D. (2014). Immersive simulations for smart classrooms: exploring evolutionary concepts in secondary science, Technology, Pedagogy and Education, 23(1):57-80. DOI: 10.1080/1475939X.2013.838452
  2. Tissenbaum, M., Lui, M., & Slotta, J. D. (2012). Co-designing collaborative smart classroom curriculum for secondary school science. Journal of Universal Computer Science, 18(3), 327–352.
  3. Lax, L. R., Watt-Watson, J., Lui, M., Dubrowski, A., McGillion, M., Hunter, J. et al. (2011). Innovation and design of a web-based pain education interprofessional resourcePain Research & Management, 16(6): 427-32.
  4. Lui M., Jenkinson J., Bajcar J., Piquette-Miller M., & Wilson-Pauwels, L. (2007). Integrating instructional interactivity in a 2-D animated learning environment to enhance its educative value: An online pharmacogenetics course for practicing pharmacists. Journal of Biocommunications, 32(3) 36-42.

Conference Proceedings

  1. Lui, M. & Slotta, J. D. (2014). Collective immersive simulations: A new approach to learning and instruction of complex biology topics. Proceedings of the 11th International Conference of the Learning Sciences (ICLS ’14) – Volume 1, (pp. 304-311). International Society of the Learning Sciences (ISLS). [PDF]
  2. Lui, M., Kuhn, A., Acosta, A., Quintana, C., & Slotta, J. D. (2014). Supporting learners in collecting and exploring data from immersive simulations in collective inquiry. Proceedings of ACM SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI ’14), (pp. 2103-2112). ACM Press.  [PDF] [ACM Digital Library]
  3. Acosta, A., Lui, M., & Slotta, J. D. (2014). Exploring group-level epistemic cognitions within a Knowledge Community and Inquiry curriculum for secondary science. Proceedings of the 11th International Conference of the Learning Sciences (ICLS ’14) – Volume 1, (pp. 673–680). International Society of the Learning Sciences (ISLS).
  4. Lui, M., & Slotta, J. D. (2013). Exploring evolutionary concepts with immersive simulations. Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Computer Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL ’13) – Volume 1, (pp. 304-311). International Society of the Learning Sciences (ISLS). [PDF]
  5. Slotta, J. D., Tissenbaum, M., & Lui, M. (2013). Orchestrating of complex inquiry: Three roles for learning analytics in a smart classroom infrastructure. Proceedings of the Learning Analytics & Knowledge Conference (LAK ‘13), (pp. 270-274). ACM Press. [ACM Digital Library]
  6. Lui, M. (2012). Designing immersive simulations for collective inquiry. In Extended Abstracts (Doctoral Consortium) of ACM SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI ’12), ACM Press.
  7. Smørdal, O., Slotta, J. D., Moher, T., Lui, M., & Jornet, A. (2012). Hybrid spaces for science learning: New demands and opportunities for research.  (Vol. 2, pp. 9–16). Proceedings of the 10th International Conference of the Learning Sciences (ICLS ’12) – Volume 2, (pp. 9-16). International Society of the Learning Sciences (ISLS). [PDF]
  8. Cober, R., Fong, C., Gnoli, A., López Silva, B., Lui, M, Madeira, C., McCann C., Moher, T., Slotta, J., & Tissenbaum, T. (2012). Embedded Phenomena for Knowledge Communities: Supporting complex practices and interactions within a community of inquiry in the elementary science classroom. Proceedings of the 10th International Conference of the Learning Sciences (ICLS ’12) – Volume 2, (pp. 64-71). International Society of the Learning Sciences (ISLS).
  9. Lui, M., Tissenbaum, M., & Slotta, J. D. (2011). Scripting collaborative learning in smart classrooms: Towards building knowledge communities. Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL ’11) – Volume 1, (pp. 430-437). International Society of the Learning Sciences (ISLS). [PDF]
  10. Charles, E. S., Tissenbaum, M., Whittaker, C., Lui, M., Dugdale, M., & Slotta, J. D. (2011). Co-design of collaborative collective knowledge environment. Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Computer Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL ’11) – Volume 1, (pp. 641-645). International Society of the Learning Sciences (ISLS).
  11. Slotta, J. D., Tissenbaum, M., & Lui, M. (2011) SAIL Smart Space: Orchestrating collective inquiry for knowledge communities. Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Computer Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL ’11) – Volume 1, (pp. 1082-1083). International Society of the Learning Sciences (ISLS).

Conference Presentations

  1. Lui, M., Niño-Soto, M. I., & Slotta, J. D. (2014, April). Teaching evolution with collective immersive simulations. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), Philadelphia, PA.
  2. Slotta, J. D., Tissenbaum, M., & Lui, M. (2014, April). Location, location: Using the physical space of the classroom for pedagogical advantage. In Krange, I. (Chair), Space and Technologies for Learning in Schools, Museums, and Workplaces: Recent Approaches in Design-Based Research. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), Philadelphia, PA. [Symposium]
  3. Lui, M. (2012, July). EvoRoom: An immersive simulation for grade 11 evolutionary biology. In L. Lax, (Chair), Collective experiences in BMC doctoral research. Association of Medical Illustrators (AMI) Annual Conference, Toronto, ON.
  4. Lui, M., Tissenbaum, M., & Slotta, J. D. (2011, April). Helping students solve physics problems conceptually: The impact of collaborative tagging in a smart classroom environment. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), New Orleans, LA.
  5. Slotta, J. D., Tissenbaum, M., & Lui, M. (2011, April). Designing technology to support collaboration in the classroom. Researching the classroom of the future: Frameworks and formalisms. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), New Orleans, LA.
  6. Lui, M., Tissenbaum, M., & Slotta, J. D. (2010, April). Helping students make mathematics connections: Collaborative visualizations in smart classrooms. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), Denver, CO.
  7. Charles E., Whittaker, C., Slotta, J., Tissenbaum, M., Lui, M., & Seiler, G. (2010, May). Embedding new dynamics into the classroom experience. Paper presented at the Canadian Society for the Study of Higher Education (CSSHE) Annual Conference, Montreal, QC.

Conference Workshops & Interactive Sessions

  1. Lui, M., Kuhn, A., Acosta, A., Niño-Soto, M. I., Quintana, C., & Slotta, J. D. (2014). Using mobile tools in immersive environments to support science inquiry. In Extended Abstracts of ACM SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI ‘14), (pp. 403-406). ACM Press.
  2. Slotta, J. D., Lui, M., & Quintana, C. (2014, May). Integrating mobile observation tools within an immersive, room-sized simulation: New supports for science inquiry. 2014 Cyberlearning Summit, Madison, WI. [Interactivity]
    [Link to program: http://circl.sri.com/archive/2014/summit/Summit2014-Program.pdf]
  3. Lui, M., Cober, R. & Slotta, J. D. (2012, May). EvoRoom & HelioRoom: Designing learning experiences for collective inquiry. Paper presented in workshop on Educational Interfaces, Software, and Technology at CHI 2012, Austin, Texas.
  4. Tissenbaum, M., Lui, M., J. D. Slotta. (2011, July) Orchestrating collaborative science curriculum across formal and informal contexts. Interactive Events Session presented at the International Conference on Computer Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL ’11), Hong Kong, China.
  5. Lax, L., Lui, M., & Dubrowski, A. (2010, August). Educational design of a web-based interprofessional pain curriculum resource for pre-licensure health sciences students. Workshop presented at the Official Satellite Symposium of the 13th World Congress on Pain, Toronto, ON.
  6. Tissenbaum, M., Lui, M., & Slotta, J. (2010, June). A smart classroom technology framework: Supporting collaborative visualizations. Paper presented in workshop on Interactive Surfaces at the 9th International Conference of the Learning Sciences (ICLS ’10), Chicago, IL.

Conference Posters

  1. Lui, M., Niño-Soto, M. I., & Slotta, J. D. (2012). An immersive simulation for evolutionary biology: Advancing knowledge communities through shared experiences in collective inquiry. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), Vancouver, Canada.
  2. Lui, M., Watt-Watson, J., Lax, L., Dubrowski, A., McGillion, M., Hunter, J., Knickle, K., MacLennan, C., Robb, A, & Lapeyre, J. (2011, July). Collaborative design process of a rich interactive Web-based interprofessional pain education resource. Poster presented at the International Conference on Computer Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL ’11), Hong Kong, China.
  3. Tissenbaum, M, Slotta, J., Charles, E., Lui, M., Lasry, N. (2010, May). Technology enhanced learning for knowledge communities. Poster presented at the Canadian Society for the Study of Education (CSSE) Annual Conference, Montreal, QC.
  4. Lui, M., Tavchar, A., & Kim, C. (2010, April). Walking our ‘hood. Extended Abstracts CHI 2010, Atlanta, GA. (CHI 2010 Student Design Competition Finalist)