Publications

Journal Articles

  1. McEwen, R., *Atcha, A., Lui, M., Shimaly, R., Maharaj, A., Ali, S., & Carroll, S. (2020). Interlocutors and interactions: Examining the interactions between students with complex communication needs, teachers, and eye-gaze technology. Human-Machine Communication, 1, 113-131. https://doi.org/10.30658/hmc.1.7  (*undergraduate student co-author)
  2. 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
  3. 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.
  4. 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 resource. Pain Research & Management, 16(6): 427-32.
  5. 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.

Selected Conference Proceedings

Full papers in Proceedings

  1. Lui, M. (2018). Designing for student interactions: The role of embodied interactions in mediating collective inquiry in an immersive simulation. Proceedings of ACM SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI ’18), (pp. 2103-2112). ACM Press. [PDF] [ACM Digital Library]
  2. Lui, M. & Moher, T. (2017). Collaborative food web modeling in middle school science students. Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL) – Volume 1, (pp. 495-502). International Society of the Learning Sciences (ISLS). [PDF]
  3. 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]
  4. 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).
  5. 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]
  6. 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. 301-308). International Society of the Learning Sciences. [PDF]
  7. 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]
  8. 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]

Short papers in Proceedings

  1. Cober, R., Acosta, A., Lui, M., Moher, T., Kuhn, A., Quintana, C., & Slotta, J. D. (2015). The use of visual evidence for planning and argumentation. Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Computer Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL) – Volume 2, (pp. 548-551). International Society of the Learning Sciences (ISLS). [Short paper]
  2. 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]
  3. 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.
  4. Lui, M., & Slotta, J. D. (2012). EvoRoom: An immersive simulation for smart classrooms. In M. Evans (chair), Interactive surfaces and spaces: A learning sciences agenda. Proceedings of the 10th International Conference of the Learning Sciences (ICLS) – Volume 2, (pp. 83-84). International Society of the Learning Sciences (ISLS). [Interactive poster session]
  5. 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]
  6. 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).
  7. 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).
  8. 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).

Selected Conference Presentations

  1. Lui, M., Mullally, M., & McEwen, R. (2019, May). Virtual reality, perception & learning: The role of sensorimotor systems in cognition. Presentation at the annual Supporting Active Learning & Technological Innovation in Studies of Education Conference (SALTISE), Montreal, Canada
  2. Moher, T., Lopez Silva, B., Lui, M., McBeath, D., Thompson, J. (2019, April). Embedded Phenomena: Classrooms as sites of community inquiry. Presentation at the annual National Conference on Science Education (NSTA), St. Louis, Missouri.
  3. Lui, M., & Moher, T., Lopez Silva, B. (2019, April). Critters in your classroom walls: Visualizations for collective investigations and model construction in population ecology. Roundtable presentation at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), Toronto, ON.
  4. Lui, M. (2018, April). EvoRoom: A KCI Curriculum with Immersive Simulations. In Slotta, J. (Chair), Knowledge Community and Inquiry (KCI) – A model for guiding active learning designs. Paper presented at the annual Supporting Active Learning & Technological Innovation in Studies of Education Conference (SALTISE), Montreal, Canada.
  5. Slotta, J. D., Lui, M., Cober, R., Moher, T. (2017, April). Modeling Wallcology: Technology scaffolds for building, predicting and reasoning around models of simulated ecosystems. In Karan, A. (Chair), Supporting Science as a Modeling Practice in the Classroom through the Lens of NGSS. Structured poster presentation at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), San Antonio, TX.
  6. Lui, M., & Slotta, J. D. (2015, April). Assessing the role of embodied interaction in mediating collective inquiry in mixed reality learning environments. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), Chicago, IL.
  7. 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.
  8. 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]
  9. 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.
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. 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.