Refereed Conference Proceeding Papers (Competitively selected)

(* indicates co-authors are current or former students)

Liu, M., McKelroy*, E., Adams, D., Davis, P., Ziai, K. & Burkett, D. (2015). Using Technology to Support Active Learning and Group Collaboration in a Multi-Campus Environment. In Proceedings of E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (pp. 1821-1830). Chesapeake, VA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).

Liu, M., Horton*, L., Lee*, J., Kang*, J., Liu*, S., Myers*, R. & Maxwell*, A. (2015). Designing a New Media Enhanced Learning Environment: Our Development Model. In S. Carliner, C. Fulford & N. Ostashewski (Eds.), Proceedings of EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2015 (pp. 162-172). Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).

Liu, M., McKelroy*, E., Winzeler*, E., Adams, D., Davis, P., Ziai, K. & Roberts, R. (2014). Exploration of Best Practices to Support Active Learning in a Synchronous Multi-Site Learning Environment. In T. Bastiaens (Ed.), Proceedings of E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2014 (pp. 1190-1199). Chesapeake, VA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).

Liu, M., Rosenblum*, J., Horton*, L. & Kang*, J. (2014). Using a Game-Based Approach to Design a Rich Media Learning Environment. In Proceedings of World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications 2014 (pp. 301-313). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.

Liu, M., Navarrete*, C., Maradiegue*, E. & Wivagg*, J. (2014). Examining How Teachers Use Mobile Devices in Their Teaching: A Multiple-Case Study. In Proceedings of World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications 2014 (pp. 290-300). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.

Liu, M, Horton*, L., Kang*, J. Kimmons*, R., and Lee*, J. J. (2013). Making Learning Fun Through a Ludic Simulation. In Jan Herrington et al. (Eds.), Proceedings of World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications 2013 (pp. 2535-2545). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.

Kang,* J. & Liu, M. (2013). Attributes and Motivation in Game-Based Learning: A Review of the Literature. In Jan Herrington et al. (Eds.), Proceedings of World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications 2013 (pp. 2546-2556). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.

Liu, M. & Harvin*, A. (2012). Web 2.0 Use in College Teaching: Undergraduate Students’ Levels of Awareness. In T. Amiel & B. Wilson (Eds.), Proceedings of World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications 2012 (pp. 2279-2285). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.

Liu, M., Wivagg*, J., Maradiegue*, E. & Navarrete*, C. (2012). Affordances and Challenges of Using iPods to Support Learning by English Language Learners at the Middle School Level: Perspectives from Researchers, Teachers, and Instructional Technologist. In P. Resta (Ed.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2012 (pp. 1952-1959). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.

Geurtz*, R., Liu, M., Wivagg*, J., Lee*, D. & Chang*, M. (2012). Comparison of Four Implementation Techniques Using the Same Educational Game. In P. Resta (Ed.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2012 (pp. 4510-4518). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.

Kimmons*, R., Liu, M., Kang*, J. & Santana*, L. (2012). Attitude, Achievement, and Gender in a Middle School Science-based Ludic Simulation for Learning. In P. Resta (Ed.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2012 (pp. 1891-1898). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.

Liu, M., Olmanson*, J., Anderson*, M. & Horton*, L. (2011). Web 2.0 in Higher Education: Levels of Awareness and Patterns of Use. In T. Bastiaens & M. Ebner (Eds.), Proceedings of World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications 2011 (pp. 3082-3092). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.

Santana*, L. & Liu, M. (2011). Supporting Teachers’ Technology Integration: A Case Study. In T. Bastiaens & M. Ebner (Eds.), Proceedings of World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications 2011 (pp. 2295-2304). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.

Liu, M., Horton*, L., Kimmons*, R., Anderson*, M., Lee*, J., Rosenblum*, J., Toprac*, P., Li*, Y. & Sung*, W. (2010). The Design and Development of a Media Rich Learning Environment: A Learners-as-Designers model. In Proceedings of World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications 2010 (pp. 213-222). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.

Liu, M., Kalk*, D., Kinney*, L., Orr*, G. & Reid*, M. (2009). Web 2.0 and Its Use in Higher Education: A Review of Literature. In Proceedings of World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2009 (pp. 2871-2880). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.

Horton*, L., Liu, M., Kimmons*, R., Rosenblum*, J., Anderson*, M., Toprac*, P. & Lee*, J. (2010). An Enabling Architecture for Conducting Design-Based Research. In Proceedings of World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications 2010 (pp. 3356-3366). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.

Kalk*, D. & Liu, M. (2008). Designing an Online Certification Assessment Program to Evaluate Complex Software Engineering Skills. In G. Richards (Ed.), Proceedings of World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2008 (pp. 1704-1706). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.

Wang*, P. & Liu, M. (2008). Supporting Online Knowledge Sharing with an Open-Source Tool in a Graduate Level Course. In G. Richards (Ed.), Proceedings of World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2008 (pp. 1347-1353). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.

Liu, M., Wivagg*, J. Geurtz*, R., Lee*, S. T. & Chang*. M. (2008). Examining How Teachers Implement A Multimedia Enriched Problem-Based Learning Environment. In the research paper section of 2008 National Educational Computing Conference (NECC). (Available online).

Liu, M., Horton*, L., Corliss*, S. B., Svinicki, M. D., Bogard*, T., Kim*, J., & Chang*, M. (2007). Students’ Problem Solving as Mediated by Their Cognitive Tool Use: A Study of Tool Use Patterns. In C. Montgomerie & J. Seale (Eds.), Proceedings of World Conference on Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia 2007 (pp. 3644-3652). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.

Lee*, S. T., Liu, M. & Chang*, M. (2007). Designing Web Sites for Chinese as a Second Language Learners: A Usability Testing Study. . In C. Montgomerie & J. Seale (Eds.), Proceedings of World Conference on Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia 2007 (pp. 876-880). Chesapeake, VA: AACE

Liu, M., Lee*, S. T., Chang*, H. S, Trapahgan*, T., & Horton*, L  (2006). Using a Web Enhanced, Inquiry-Based Learning Module to Increase Cultural Awareness Among Middle School Students. In P. Kommers & G. Richards (Eds.), Proceedings of World Conference on Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia 2006 (pp. 1408-1415). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.

Shih*, Y. H. & Liu, M. (2006). The Importance of Emotional Usability. In P. Kommers & G. Richards (Eds.), Proceedings of World Conference on Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia 2006 (pp. 627-634). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.

Anselm*, Y. P. H. & Liu, M. (2006). Engaging Middle School Students as Multimedia Designers: Examining Students’ Project Design Skills. In P. Kommers & G. Richards (Eds.), Proceedings of World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications 2006 (pp. 2505-2512). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.

Liu, M. (2005). Motivating Students Through Problem-based Learning. In the research paper section of 2005 National Educational Computing Conference (NECC) (available online via NECC 05).

Liu, M., Bera*, S., Corliss*, S. & Svinicki, M. (2004). The Connection Between Cognitive Tool Use and Cognitive Processes In a Problem-Based Hypermedia Learning Environment. In Proceedings of the World Conference on Educational Multimedia & Hypermedia, (1869-1976).

Liu, M. (2003). The Effect of A Problem-Based Hypermedia Learning Environment On Sixth Graders’ Performance and Attitudes. In Proceedings of the World Conference on Educational Multimedia & Hypermedia, (pp. 842-848).

Liu, M. & Bera*, S. (2003). Understanding the Role of Cognitive Tools Built in a Problem-Based Hypermedia Learning Environment. In Proceedings of the World Conference on Educational Multimedia & Hypermedia, (pp. 2437-2444).

Liu, M., Gibby*, S., Quiros*, O., & Demps*, E. (2002). The Challenge of Being an Instructional Designer for New Media Development: A View From the Practitioners. In P. Barker & S. Rebelsky. (Eds.) Educational  Multimedia and Hypermedia 2002. Proceedings of the World Conference on Educational Multimedia & Hypermedia, (pp. 1151-1157).

Liu, M. & Hsiao*, Y. P. (2001). Middle School Students as Multimedia Designers: A Project Based Learning Approach. In the research paper section of 2001 Proceedings of National Educational Computing Conference (NECC).

Liu, M. & Hsiao*, Y. P. (2001). Middle School Students as Multimedia Designers: A Look at Their Cognitive Skills Development. In C. Montgomerie & J. Viteli. (Eds.) Educational  Multimedia and Hypermedia 2001. Proceedings of the World Conference on Educational Multimedia & Hypermedia, (pp. 1139-1144).

Williams*, D., Liu, M., & Benton, D. (2001). Analysis of Navigation in a Problem-based Learning Environment. In C. Montgomerie & J. Viteli. (Eds.) Educational  Multimedia and Hypermedia 2001. Proceedings of the World Conference on Educational Multimedia & Hypermedia. (pp. 2052-2057).

Jones*, C. & Liu, M. (2001). Web-Based Instruction: The Effect of Design Considerations on Learner Perceptions and Achievement. In C. Montgomerie & J. Viteli. (Eds.) Educational  Multimedia and Hypermedia 2001. Proceedings of the World Conference on Educational Multimedia & Hypermedia. (pp. 835-840).

Liu, M, Papathanasiou*, E., Hao*, Y., & Kappelman, J. (2000). Exploring the Use of Virtual Multimedia Examinations in Teaching and Learning: Results from the Fielding Testing. In R. Heller & J. Bourdeau. (Eds.) Educational  Multimedia and Hypermedia 2000. Proceedings of the World Conference on Educational Multimedia & Hypermedia.

Baker, D., Ezekoye, O., Schmidt, P., Jones*, C. & Liu, M. (2000). ThermoNet:: A Web-Based Learning Resource for Engineering Thermodynamics. In Proceedings of American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) Annual Conference 2000.

Liu, M, Williams*, D., & Pedersen*, S. (1999). The Design and Development of A Hypermedia-Supported Problem-Based Learning Environment. In B. Collis & R. Oliver (Eds.) Educational  Multimedia and Hypermedia 1999. Proceedings of the World Conference on Educational Multimedia & Hypermedia (pp.576-580).

Pedersen*, S., Williams*, D., & Liu, M. (1999). The Effect of Hypermedia Delivered Modeling on Learners’ Self-Directed Study During Problem-Based Learning. In B. Collis & R. Oliver (Eds.) Educational  Multimedia and Hypermedia 1999. Proceedings of the World Conference on Educational Multimedia & Hypermedia (pp.1212-1213).

Liu, M. (1998). Examining Teaching and Learning Aspects of A Web Design Experience.  In T. Ottmann & I. Tomek (Eds.), Educational  Multimedia and Hypermedia 1998. Proceedings for the World Conference on Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia & World Conference on Educational Telecommunications, 1998.

Liu, M. & Pedersen*, S. (1998). The Effect of Being Hypermedia Designers on Elementary School Students’ Learning of Design Knowledge.  In T. Ottmann & I. Tomek (Eds.), Educational  Multimedia and Hypermedia 1998. Proceedings for the World Conference on Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia & World Conference on Educational Telecommunications, 1998.

Williams*, D. C., Hemstreet*, S., Liu, M., & Smith, V.D. (1998). Examining How Middle School Students Use Problem-Based Learning Software. In T. Ottmann & I. Tomek (Eds.), Educational  Multimedia and Hypermedia 1998. Proceedings for the World Conference on Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia & World Conference on Educational Telecommunications, 1998.

Liu, M., Jones*, C., & Hemstreet*, S. (1997). A study of the multimedia design and production process by the practitioners. In T. Reeves & T. Muldner (Eds.), Educational  Multimedia and Hypermedia 1997 (pp. 634-639). Proceedings for the World Conference on Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 1997.

Liu, M. & Rutledge*, K. (1996). Engaging High School Students in Multimedia Development. In P. Carlson & F. Makedon (Eds.), Educational  Multimedia and Hypermedia 1996 (pp. 395-400). Proceedings for the World Conference on Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 1996.

Liu, M.  & Wheat, J. (1995). Designing Effective Multimedia Kiosks. In H. Maurer (Ed.), Educational  Multimedia and Hypermedia 1995 (pp. 401-406). Proceedings for the World Conference on Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 1995.

Liu, M. (1995). Teaching Multimedia by Providing a Real Life Experience to the Students. In T. Sechrest, M. Thomas, & N. Estes (Eds.), Leadership for Creating Educational Change: Integrating the Power of Technology (pp. 343-345). Proceedings for International Conference on Technology and Education (ICTE).

Liu, M. (1995). Multimedia and Kids: A Study of the Impact of Technology on the Younger Generation. In T. Sechrest, M. Thomas, & N. Estes (Eds.), Leadership for Creating Educational Change: Integrating the Power of Technology. Proceedings for International Conference on Technology and Education (ICTE).

Manuel*, M. & Liu, M. (1995). Use of Videodisc Technology in Early Childhood Education: Implications for Teacher Training. In D. Willis, B. Robin & J. Willis (Eds.) Technology and Teacher Education Annual 1995  (pp. 519-523).  Proceedings for Six International Conference of Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education.

Liu, M. (1994). Contextual Enrichment Through Hypermedia Technology: Implications for Second Language Learning. In M. Thomas, T. Sechrest, & N. Estes (Eds.) Deciding Our Future: Technological Imperatives for Education (pp. 465-467). Proceedings for International Conference on Technology and Education (ICTE). 

Reed, W. M., Ayersman, D. J., & Liu, M. (1994). Learner characteristics, context-based exposures, and hypermedia theoretical frameworks. Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia 1994.  Proceedings for the annual conference of Ed Media, 1994.

Liu, M. (1992).  An application of Hypermedia-Assisted-Instruction (HAI) in second language learning. In the Proceedings of the Interactive Multimedia ’92 by the Society of the Applied Learning Technology (SALT) (pp. 98-103).