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Refereed journal papers

Uncapher, M., Lin, L., Rosen, L., Kirkorian, H., Baron, N., Bailey, K., Cantor, J., Strayer, D., Anderson, D., Parsons, T., & Wagner, A. (2017). Media multitasking is associated with cognitive, psychological, neural, and learning differences. Pediatrics: Official Journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics. pp. s62-66. [PDF Download]

Parsons, T.D., Riva, G., Parsons, S., Mantovani, F., Newbutt, N., Lin, L., Venturini, E., & Hall, T. (2017). Virtual reality in pediatric psychology: Benefits, challenges, and future directions. Pediatrics: Official Journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics. pp. 86-92. [PDF Download]

Schellen, M. Lin, L. & Bigenho, C. (2017). Effect of texting with friends during video lectures on high school students’ learning. Journal of Educational Technology Development and Exchange. 10(1). pp. 1-9. [PDF Download]

Lin, L., Mills, L., Ifenthaler, D. (2016). Collaboration, multi-tasking, and problem-
solving performance in shared virtual spaces. Journal of Computing in Higher Education. DOI 10.1007/s12528-016-9117-x. [PDF Download]

Wakefield, J. & Lin, L. (Feb. 2015). Book review of Richard Mayer’s Computer Games for Learning: An Evidence-based Approach. Teachers College Record. http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 17868. [Book review PDF Download]

Lin, L., Cockerham, D., Chang, Z., & Natividad, G., (2015). Task speed and accuracy
decrease when multitasking. Technology, Knowledge, and Learning. pp. 307-323. DOI 10.1007/s10758-015-9266-4. [PDF Download]

Cai, H., Lin, L., & Gu, X. (2016). Using a semantic diagram to structure a collaborative problem solving process in the classroom. Educational Technology Research and Development (ETR&D). DOI 10.1007/s11423-016-9445-6. [PDF Download]

Lin, L., Ross, H., O’Connor, B., & Spector, M. (2015). Intentionality and wisdom in language, information and technology. Educational Technology. September-October, pp. 35-39. [PDF Download]

Gu, X., Chen, S., Zhu, W., & Lin, L. (2015). An intervention framework designed to develop the collaborative problem-solving skills of primary school students. Education Tech Research Dev 63:143–159. DOI 10.1007/s11423-014-9365-2. [PDF Download]

Ye, Y. & Lin, L. (2015). Examining the relationships between locus of control, loneliness, subjective well-being and preference for online social interaction. Psychological Reports: Mental & Physical Health 116 (1), 164-175. DOI 10.2466/07.09.PR0.116k14w3. [PDF Download]

Jones, G., Warren, S., Ennis-Cole, D. Knezek, G., Lin, L., & Norris, G. (2014). Transforming the doctorate from residential to online: A Distributed PhD Learning Technologies. TechTrends. 58 (4): pp 19-26. [PDF Download]

Lin, L. (2013). Multiple dimensions of multitasking phenomenon. International Journal
of Technology and Human Interaction, 9(1), 37-49. [PDF Download]

Lin, L., Li, J., Wircenski, M., & Wircenski, J. (2013). Multitasking and career skill requirements: Implications for career technical education. Workforce Education Forum. 36(1), 1-20. [PDF Download]

Lin, L., Robertson, A., & Lee, J. (2012). The impact of outcome intentions on reading
and multitasking performances. Journal of Educational Technology Development and Exchange, 5(1), 77-94. [PDF Download]

Lin, L., & Zhang, T. (2011). Playing exergames in the classroom: Pre-service teachers' motivation, passion, effort, and perspectives. Journal of Technology and Teacher Education, 19. 243-260. [PDF Download]

Lin, L., Lee, J., & Robertson, T. (2011). Reading while watching video: The effect of
video content on reading comprehension and media multitasking ability. Journal of Educational Computing Research, 45(2), 183-201. [PDF Download]

Lin, L., & Bigenho, C. (2011). Note-taking and memory in different media environments. Computers in the Schools. 28(3). 200-216. [PDF Download]

Lee, J., Lin, L., & Robertson, T. (2011). The impact of media multitasking on learning. Learning, Media and Technology, 36 (3).First published on: 27 April 2011 (iFirst). DOI: 10.1080/17439884.2010.537664. 1-11. Impact factor: 0.759 in 2014 & 2015. [PDF Download]

Muwanguzi, S. & Lin, L. (2010). Wrestling with online learning technologies: Blind students’ struggle to achieve academic success. International Journal of Distance Education Technology, 8(2), 43-57. [PDF Download]

McLeod, J. & Lin, L. (2010). A child’s power in game play. Computers and Education, 54, 517-527. [PDF Download]

Lin, L. (2009). Breadth-biased versus focused cognitive control in media multitasking
behaviors. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) USA 106: 15521-15522. [Note: PNAS is the official refereed journal of the United States National Academy of Sciences, and is one of the world's most-cited multidisciplinary scientific serials. Impact factor: 9.38; Eigenfactor: 1.7] [PDF Download]

Lin, L., Robertson, T., & Lee, J. (2009). Reading performances between novices and
experts in different media multitasking environments. Computers in the Schools, 26(3), 169-186. [PDF Download]

Lin. L., Lopez-Ortiz, B. (2009). Technology to facilitate online group formation. Academic Exchange Quarterly, 13(1), pp. 145-152. [PDF Download]

Lopez-Ortiz, B., Lin, L. & Tipton, M. (2009). Co-authoring in online problem-based learning: Collaborative approaches and challenges. MERLOT Journal of Online Learning and Teaching. 5(2), 293-303. [PDF Download]

Al-Senaidi, S., Lin, L., & Poirot, J. (2009). Barriers to adopting technology for teaching and learning in Oman. Computers and Education, 53(3), 575-590. [PDF Download]

Lin, L. (2008). An online learning model to facilitate learners’ rights to education.
Journal of Asynchronous Learning Networks, 12(1), 127-143. [PDF Download]

Lin, L. (2006). Cultural dimensions of authenticity. New Directions for Adult and
Continuing Education, 111, 63-72. [PDF Download]

Lin, L. & Cranton, P. (2005). From scholarship student to responsible scholar: A transformative process. Teaching in Higher Education, 10(4), 447-459. [PDF Download]

Lin, L., Cranton, P. & Bridglall, B. (2005). Psychological type and asynchronous written dialogue in adult learning. Teachers College Record, 107(8), 1788-1813. [PDF Download]

Lopez-Ortiz, B. and Lin, L. (2005). What makes an online group project work? Students’ perceptions before and after an online collaborative problem/project-based learning experience. International Journal of Instructional Technology and Distance Learning, 2(2), 47-54. [PDF Download]

Lin, L. & Cranton, P. (2004). Dancing to different drummers: Individual differences in online learning. Creative College Teaching Journal, 1(1), 30-40. [PDF Download]

Books and Book Chapters

Parsons, T., Lin, L., & Cockerham, D. (Eds., in progress). Mind, brain, and technology: How people learn with emerging technologies. Springer.

Ennis-Cole, D., Yang, X., & Lin, L. (in progress). Seeing autism: A visual guide of tip, technology suggestions, and sketchnotes for parents, teachers, and other Professionals. Springer.

Lin, L., & Sibuma, B. (Eds., in progress). Innovative Design and Development Approaches. In M. Spector, B. Lockee, & M. Childress (Eds.). Learning, design, and technology: An international compendium of theory, research, practice and policy. Springer. http://refworks.springer.com/mrw/index.php?id=7054 or https://aect.site-ym.com/news/230483/New-Online-Reference-Work-Learning-Design-and-Technology.htm for details.

Lin, L., & Spector, M. (Eds). The sciences of learning and instructional design: Constructive articulation between communities. New York: Taylor-Francis/Routledge. For details, see https://www.routledge.com/The-Sciences-of-Learning-and-Instructional-Design-Constructive-Articulation/Lin-Spector/p/book/9781138924321 or Amazon.

Lin, L., & Cranton, P. (2015). Informal and Self-directed Learning in the Age of
Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs). In O. Mejiuni, P. Cranton, O. Taiwo (Eds.). Measuring and Analyzing Informal Learning in the Digital Age. IGI. pp. 91-104. [PDF Download]

Lin, L. & Lipsmeyer, W. (2015). The environmental and technological factors of
multitasking. In A. Mesquita (Ed.). Human Behavior, Psychology and Social Interaction in the Digital Era. IGI. pp. 1-20. [PDF Download]

Lin, L., Cranton, P., & Lee, J. (2015). Research methodologies for multitasking
studies. In V. Wang (Ed.) Handbook of Research on Scholarly Publishing and Research Methods. IGI. pp. 329-348. [PDF Download]

*Lin, L. & Bigenho, C. (2015). Multitasking, note-taking, and learning in technology-
immersive learning environments. In L. Rosen, M. Carrier, & N. Cheever (Eds.). The Handbook of Psychology, Technology and Society. Wiley-Blackwell. pp. 420-435. [PDF Download]

Lin, L. (2014). Gesture-based learning and instructional systems. In M. Spector (Ed.).
Encyclopedia of Educational Technology. SAGE.

Lin, L. (2014). Constructivist theory. In M. Spector (Ed.). Encyclopedia of Educational
Technology. SAGE.

Lin, L., Bonner, D., & Nimon, K. (2013). Do Gender and ADHD Affect Media
Multitasking Attitudes and Behaviors? In Leping Liu & D. Gibson (Eds.). Research Highlights in Technology and Teacher Education 2013. SITE. pp. 135-140.

Lin., L. (2013). Collaborative Learning. In Rita Richey (Ed.). Encyclopedia of
Terminology for Educational Communications and Technology. Springer. pp. 43-44.

Lin, L., Nimon, K., & Bonner, D. (2012). Parents’ influence on adolescent children’
media-multitasking attitudes and behaviors. In Cleb Maddux & D. Gibson (Eds.). Research Highlights in Technology and Teacher Education 2012. SITE. pp. 127-132.

Stowe, W., & Lin, L. (2012). Effective Use of Online Quizzes in Science Courses. In Cleb Maddux & D. Gibson (Eds.). Research Highlights in Technology and Teacher Education 2012. SITE. pp. 127-132.

*Muwanguzi, S. & Lin, L. (2011). Coping with accessibility and usability issues with
online technologies by blind students in higher education. In Qun Jin (Ed.). Intelligent Learning Systems and Advancements in Computer-Aided Instruction: Emerging Studies. Hershey, PA: IGI Global. pp. 271-288. [PDF Download]

McLeod, J., Lin, L., & Vasinda, S. (2011). Children’s power for learning in the age of
technology. In Blake, S., Winsor, D. & Allen, L. (Eds.). Technology and Young Children: Bridging the Communication-Generation Gap. Hershey, PA: IGI Global. pp. 49-64. [PDF Download]

Warren, S, Jones, G., & Lin, L. (2011). Usability and play testing: The often
missed assessment. In L. Annetta and S. C. Bronack (Eds.). Serious Educational Game Assessment: Practical Methods and Models for Educational Games, Simulations, and Virtual Worlds. Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Sense Publishers. pp. 131-146. [PDF Download]

Warren, S. & Lin, L. (2011). Ethical considerations for game and simulation-based
learning. In Yang & Yuen (Ed.). Handbook of Research on Practices and Outcomes in Virtual Worlds and Environment. IGI Global. [PDF Download]

Lee, J. and Lin, L. (2009). Applying constructivism to online learning – A new
instructional design map. In Carla R. Payne (Ed.). Information Technology and Constructivism in Higher Education: Progressive Learning Frameworks. IGI Global. pp. 58-73. [PDF Download]

Swan, K., Lin, L. and van ‘t Hooft, M. (2008). Teaching with digital technology. In
C. Lassonde, R. Michael & J. Rovera-Wilson (eds.): Issues in Teacher Education. IL: C.C. Thomas Publisher, Ltd. pp. 230-260. [PDF Download]

Beazley, M., McLeod, J. and Lin, L. (2008). Pedagogical principles, problems, and
possibilities in online global classrooms. In J.Voogt & G. Knezek (Eds.), International Handbook of Information Technology in Primary and Secondary Education. Springer Science and Business Media, LLC. pp. 675-693. [PDF Download]

Refereed Proceedings

Lin, L., Mills, L., & Ifenthaler, D. (2015). Collaborative problem solving in shared
space. Proceedings of IADIS International Conference on Cognition and Exploratory Learning in Digital Age. pp. 233-239.

Mills, L., & Lin, L. (2014). Persistent possible science selves. Proceedings of IADIS
International Conference on Cognition and Exploratory Learning in Digital Age. pp. 429-431.

*Bigenho, C., Lin, L., Gold, C., Gupta, A., & Rawitscher, L. (2013).  The cognitive cost
of chatting while attending a lecture: a temporal analysis. IADIS International Conference on Cognition and Exploratory Learning in Digital Age. pp. 315-318.

Wu, Y., Lin, L., (2013). Research on the e-textbook and e-schoolbag in China:
Constructing an ecosystem of e-textbook and e-schoolbag. IADIS International Conference on Cognition and Exploratory Learning in Digital Age. pp. 225-232.

*Sheffield, A. & Lin, L. (2013). Strengthening parent-child relationships through co-
playing video games: A literature review. IADIS International Conference on Cognition and Exploratory Learning in Digital Age. pp. 429-431.

Lin, L. (2013). A design and teaching model for online and hybrid learning
Environments (part of a symposium chaired by Punya Mishra: The Hitchhiker’s Guide to Hybrid and Online Doctoral Programs). In P. Resta (Ed.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (pp. 2925-2930). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.

*Lin, L., & Bigenho, C. (2013). Chatting with friends online while watching a video:
What and how much information is retained? iConference Proceedings (pp. 433-436). doi:10.9776/13133

*Lin, L., Nimon, K. & Bonner, D. (2012). Parents’ influence on adolescent children’
media-multitasking attitudes and behaviors. In P. Resta (Ed.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (pp. 2925-2930). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.

*Stowe, W., & Lin, L. (2012). Effective Use of Online Quizzes in Science Courses. In P.
Resta (Ed.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (pp. 935-939). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.

Lin, L. & Zhang, T. (2011). Using exergames in teaching: Pre-service teachers’
experience, belief, and comfort level. In D. Gibson & B. Dodge (Eds.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (pp. 2147-2152). Chesapeake, VA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education.

Zhang, T. & Lin, L. (2011). Benefits and challenges of using Dance Dance Revolution in
classrooms: Pre-service physical education teachers’ perspectives. In D. Gibson & B. Dodge (Eds.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (pp. 2287-2291). Chesapeake, VA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education.

Lin, L. & Bigenho, C. (2010). Cognitive load in different media environments: When
does note-taking help memory recall? In D. Gibson & B. Dodge (Eds.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (pp. 3166-3170). Chesapeake, VA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education.

*Muwanguzi, S. & Lin, L. (2009). Challenges of technology in online learning and
academic achievement for blind students: A case study. In Proceedings of World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia, and Telecommunications (pp. 4284-4292). Chesapeake, VA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education.

Lopez, B. & Lin, L. (2009). First thing first: Technologies to facilitate group formation
in online problem-based learning. In C. Crawford et al. (Eds.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education International Conference (pp. 1981 – 1989). Chesapeake, VA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education.

*Lin, L., Robertson, T., Lee, J. (2009). Human multitasking abilities: Learning tasks
vs. performance tasks. In C. Crawford et al. (Eds.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education International Conference (pp. 2589 - 2592). Chesapeake, VA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education.

*Robertson, T., Lin, L., Lee, J. (2009). Pareto in the driver’s seat: When goal
intentions affect multitasking outcomes. In C. Crawford et al. (Eds.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education International Conference (pp. 2096 - 2099). Chesapeake, VA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education.

*Lee, J., Lin, L. & Robertson, T. (2009). Does media-multitasking interfere with
learning? In C. Crawford et al. (Eds.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education International Conference (pp. 974-978). Chesapeake, VA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education.

Lin, L. (2008). Can multitasking be learned in a multimedia classroom environment?
In K. McFerrin et al. (Eds.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education International Conference (pp. 2707-2710). Chesapeake, VA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education.

*Lin, L., Lee, J. & Robertson, T. (2008). So much to learn, so little time: The study of 
time-critical multitasking behaviors in a multimedia environment. In K. McFerrin et al. (Eds.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education International Conference (pp. 1897-1901). Chesapeake, VA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education.

Lin, L. (2007). Conceptualizing online spaces for online teaching and learning: A
theoretical framework. Proceedings of the Texas Computer Education Association Educational Technology Research Symposium (pp. 83-89). Austin, TX: Texas Computer Education Association.

   
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