Skip to Search
Skip to Navigation
Skip to Content

University of Connecticut Neag School of Education ORCA

Conference Presentations

2014

Maykel, C., Timbrell, N., & Kennedy, C. (2014, December). Using new literacies to teach New Literacies: Perspectives from students and facilitators in an online educational technology course. Paper presented at the annual Literacy Research Association Conference. Marco Island, FL. [PDF]

Leu, D. J., Kulikowich, J. M., Sedransk, N., Coiro, J., Liu, C., Cui, W., Forzani, E., Kennedy, C., Maykel, C. "The ORCA Project: Designing Technology-based Assessments for Online Research, Comprehension, And Communication," American Educational Research Association. (April 4, 2014). [PDF]

Forzani, E. Leu, D., Kulikowich, J., Sedransk, N., Coiro, J. (2014, April). The Effects of Teacher Factors on Students’ Ability to Critically Evaluate Online information. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Philadelphia, PA. [PDF]

Leu, D. J., "New Literacies and the ORCA assessments", Friday Institute, North Carolina State University. (March 6, 2014). Powerpoint. [PowerPoint]

2013

Kulikowich, J., Leu, D. J., "New Literacies and the ORCA assessments", Literacy Research Association. (December 4, 2013).

Kulikowich, J. M., Leu, D., Sedransk, N., Forzani, E., Kennedy, C., & Maykel, C. (2013, December). Optimizing designs of online literacy assessment: A contextual approach. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Literacy Research Association, Dallas, TX.

Forzani, E., Maykel, C., & Kennedy, C. (2013, December). How Well Do Students Judge Their Ability to Critically Evaluate Online Information?: Results from an Internet Use Survey and an Online Reading Comprehension Assessment. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Literacy Research Association, Dallas, TX. [PDF]

Forzani, E. & Maykel, C. (2013, October). Teaching Critical Evaluation of Online Information for Common Core. Presented at the annual Connecticut Reading Association Conference. Cromwell, CT.

2012

Leu, D. J., Coiro, J., Kulikowich, J. M., & Cui, W. (2012, November). Using the psychometric characteristics of multiple-choice, Open Internet, and Closed (Simulated) Internet formats to refine the development of online research and comprehension assessments in science: Year Three of the ORCA Project. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Literacy Research Association, San Diego, CA. [PDF]

2011

Leu, D. J. (2011, April). The ORCA Project: Developing online reading comprehension assessments. Overview poster presented in Leu, D. (Chair), Developing and evaluating three formats for assessing online reading comprehension. Structured poster session presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New Orleans, LA. [PDF]

Coiro, J., Zawilinski, L. & Kennedy, C. (2011, April). Using cognitive labs to refine item design for assessments of online reading comprehension in open authentic Internet environments. Poster presented in Leu, D. (Chair), Developing and evaluating three formats for assessing online reading comprehension. Structured poster session presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New Orleans, LA. [PDF]

O’Byrne, W. I. & Drew, S. (2011, April). Results from an initial practicality survey designed to inform development of online reading comprehension assessments. Poster presented in Leu, D. (Chair), Developing and evaluating three formats for assessing online reading comprehension. Structured poster session presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New Orleans, LA. [PDF]

Hillinger, M. & Lorah, M. (2011, April). Creating open and closed Internet environments for assessing online reading comprehension. Poster presented in Leu, D. (Chair), Developing and evaluating three formats for assessing online reading comprehension. Structured poster session presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New Orleans, LA.

Everett-Cacapardo, H., & McVerry, J. G. (2011, April). Item design for multiple-choice assessments of online reading comprehension through cognitive lab data. Poster presented in Leu, D. (Chair), Developing and evaluating three formats for assessing online reading comprehension. Structured poster session presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New Orleans, LA. [PDF]

2010

Coiro, J. (2010, April). Measuring online reading comprehension to inform instruction: Challenges, considerations, and practical ideas. Paper presented at the 55th annual meeting of the International Reading Association, Chicago, IL. [PDF]

Castek, J. & Coiro, J. (2010, April). Measuring online reading comprehension in open networked spaces: Challenges, concerns, and choices. Poster presented in S. Sullivan & S. Puntambekar (Chairs), Finding Common Ground: Documenting and Analyzing Student Learning with Hypertext, Multimedia and Hypermedia. Alternative poster session presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Denver, CO. [PDF]

Leu, D. J., Kulikowich, J., Sedransk, N. & Coiro, J. (2010, June). Assessing online reading comprehension: The ORCA Project Year 1. Poster presented at the Fifth Annual Institute of Education Sciences Research Conference, National Harbor, MD. [PDF]