Articles and Chapters

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Peer-Reviewed Published Proceedings (with Talks)

Presentations

Posters

Clinton, V., **Cooper, J. L.**, Michaelis, J., Alibali, M. W., & Nathan, M. J. (in press). Revising visuals based on instructional design principles: Effects on cognitive load and learning. In C. Was, F.J. Sansosti, B.J. Morris (Eds.) *Eye-tracking technology applications in educational research.* IGI Global.

Dierker, L., Alexander, J., **Cooper, J. L.**, Selya, A., Rose, J., & Dasgupta, N. (2016). Engaging diverse students in statistical inquiry: A comparison of learning experiences and outcomes of under-represented and non-underrepresented students enrolled in a multidisciplinary project-based statistics course. *International Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 10*(1), 1-9.

Dierker, L., **Cooper, J. L.**, Alexander, J., Selya, A., & Rose, J. (2015). Evaluating access: A comparison of demographic and disciplinary characteristics of students enrolled in a traditional introductory statistics course vs. a multidisciplinary, project-based course. *Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies, 4*(1), 22-37.

Jiang, M. J., **Cooper, J. L.**, & Alibali, M. W. (2014). Perceptual factors influence arithmetic performance: The case of the minus sign. *Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 67*, 1626-1642. DOI: 10.1080/17470218.2014.898669

**Cooper, J. L.**, & Dierker, L. (under review). Increasing exposure to programming: A comparison of demographic characteristics of students enrolled in introductory computer science programming courses vs. a multidisciplinary data analysis course. [draft available]

**Cooper, J. L.**, & Sidney, P., & Alibali, M. W. (under review). Who benefits from diagrams and illustrations in math problems? Ability and attitudes matter. [draft available]

Walkington, C. A., **Cooper, J. L.**, Akinsiku, O., & Kalish, C. W. (under review). Middle school students’ and mathematicians’ representations of mathematical objects. [draft available]

**Cooper, J. L.**, & Gelman, R. Scaffolding graph construction: Translating verbal summaries into interpretable graphs.

**Cooper, J. L.**, Dogan, M., Young, A. G., Kalish, C. W. Examples in mathematical inductive inference: Similarities and differences to inductive reasoning in science.

**Cooper, J. L.***, & Walkington, C. A.*, & Howell, E. (2013). The effects of visual representations and interest-based personalization on solving percent problems. In M. Martinez & A. Castro Superfine (Eds.), *Proceedings of the 35 ^{th} annual meeting of Psychology of Mathematics Education, North American Chapter (PME-NA) *(pp. 533-536). Chicago, IL: University of Illinois at Chicago. [*shared first authorship]

Jiang, M., **Cooper, J. L.**, Alibali, M. W. (2013). Visually grouping operands: Perceptual factors influence arithmetic performance. In M. Martinez & A. Castro Superfine (Eds.), *Proceedings of the 35 ^{th} annual meeting of Psychology of Mathematics Education, North American Chapter (PME-NA) *(pp. 253-259). Chicago, IL: University of Illinois at Chicago.

**Cooper, J. L.**, & Dogan, M. F., Young, A. G., & Kalish, C. W. (2012). Stronger arguments within inductive generalization in middle school mathematics. In L. R. Van Zoest, J.-J. Lo, & J. L. Kratky (Eds.), *Proceedings of the 34 ^{th} annual meeting of Psychology of Mathematics Education, North American Chapter (PME-NA) *(pp. 331-334). Kalamazoo, MI: Western Michigan University.

**Cooper, J. L.**, & Alibali, M. W. (2012). Visual representations in mathematics problem-solving: Effects of diagrams and illustrations. In L. R. Van Zoest, J.-J. Lo, & J. L. Kratky (Eds.), *Proceedings of the 34 ^{th} annual meeting of Psychology of Mathematics Education, North American Chapter (PME-NA) *(pp. 281-288). Kalamazoo, MI: Western Michigan University.

Walkington, C. A., **Cooper, J. L.,** Kalish, C. W., & Akinsiku, O. (2012). How middle school students reason differently in everyday and mathematical contexts: Typicality and example choice in mathematical justification. In L. R. Van Zoest, J.-J. Lo, & J. L. Kratky (Eds.), *Proceedings of the 34 ^{th} annual meeting of Psychology of Mathematics Education, North American Chapter (PME-NA) *(pp. 174 – 181). Kalamazoo, MI: Western Michigan University.

**Cooper, J. L.**, Walkington, C.A., Williams, C. C., Akinsiku, O. A., Kalish, C. W., Ellis, A. B., & Knuth, E. J. (2011). Adolescent reasoning in mathematics: Exploring middle school students’ strategic approaches in empirical justifications. In L. Carlson, C. Hölscher, & T. Shipley (Eds.), *Proceedings of the 33rd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (CSS)* (pp. 2188-2193). Boston, MA: Cognitive Science Society.

Williams, C., Akinsiku, O., Walkington, C. A., **Cooper, J. L.**, Ellis, A., Kalish, C. W., Knuth, E. (2011). Understanding students’ similarity and typicality judgments in and out of mathematics. In L. R. Wiest, & T. Lamberg (Eds.), *Proceedings of the 32nd annual meeting of Psychology of Mathematics Education, North American Chapter (PME-NA) *(pp. 1180-1189). Reno, NV.

**Cooper, J. L.** (2016, May). Learning and motivation from basic versus enhanced statistics video lessons. Virtual recorded video poster presented at the Electronic Conference on Teaching Statistics, https://www.causeweb.org/cause/ecots/ecots16

Clinton, V., & **Cooper, J. L.** (2015, April). *Teacher viewpoints of instructional design principles for visuals in a middle school math curriculum.* Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), Chicago, IL.

Clinton, V., **Cooper, J. L.**, Alibali, M. W., & Nathan, M. J. (2013, May). *The role of contextual illustrations in problem-solving accuracy and lesson-text comprehension*. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), San Francisco, CA.

**Cooper, J. L.**, Williams, C. C., Young, A., & Kalish, C. W. (2013, April). *Middle school students and strategic inductive generalization based on example typicality*. In E. Knuth (Chair), Choosing and using examples: A promising road to proof? Paper presented at the meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), San Francisco, CA.

Clinton, V., **Cooper, J. L.,** Alibali, M. W., & Nathan, M. J. (2012, September). *Integrating visual and verbal information in mathematics. *Paper presented at the Society for Research in Educational Effectiveness meeting (SREE), Washington, D.C.

**Cooper, J. L.**, Nathan, M. J., Clinton, V., Sidney, P. G., & Alibali, M. W. (2012, April). *Design principles for the integration of visual and verbal information in a math curriculum*. In M.J. Nathan (Chair), Bridging research and practice: From cognitive principles to design principles of curriculum, instruction, and assessment. Paper presented in symposium conducted at the meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), Vancouver, Canada.

**Cooper, J. L. **(2011, November).* Visuals in mathematics problem solving: When are there benefits?* Talk given at Cognitive and Developmental Psychology Colloquium, University of Wisconsin-Madison.

**Cooper, J. L.**, Sidney, P. G., & Alibali, M. W. (2016, April). *Diagrams and illustrations in trigonometry problem solving: Effects depend on student characteristics*. Poster presented at a post-AERA conference on Bringing Cognitive Science Research to the Classroom, Arlington, VA.

Michaelis, J. E., Clinton, V. E., **Cooper, J. L.**, Nathan, M. J., & Alibali, M. W. *Learning and eye gaze patterns when mathematics lessons are revised using cognitive principles*. Poster presented at the 2016 annual conference of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), Washington, DC.

Walkington, C., **Cooper, J. L.**, Alibali, M. W., & Nathan, M. J. (2015, November). *The effects of visual representations and interest-based personalization on solving mathematics story problems.* Poster presented at the 37^{th} annual meeting of Psychology of Mathematics Education, North American Chapter (PME-NA), East Lansing, MI.

**Cooper, J. L.**, Clinton, V., Riggs, A., Brey, E., Alibali, M. W., & Nathan, M. J. (2013). *Contextual visual information in middle school problem-solving: A puzzling situation. *Poster presented at the 35^{th} annual meeting of Psychology of Mathematics Education, North American Chapter (PME-NA), p. 555, Chicago, IL.

**Cooper, J.**, & Walkington, C. (2013, July). *Solving percent word problems: Effects of interest-based personalization and visualization*. Poster presented at 1st Annual Midwest Meeting on Mathematical Thinking (M3T). Minneapolis, MN.

Jiang, M. J., **Cooper, J. L.**, & Alibali, M. W. (2013, April). *Visually grouping operands: Perceptual factors influence arithmetic performance. *Poster presented at biennial meeting of Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD), Seattle, WA.

**Cooper, J. L.,** & Gelman, R. (2012, May). *Effect of statistics education on undergraduates’ graph interpretation.* Poster presented at the Teaching Institute at the annual meeting of American Psychology Society (APS), Chicago, IL.

**Cooper, J. L.**, Clinton, V., Sidney, P. G., Alibali, M. W., Nathan, M. J. (2011, October). *Using visuals in middle school mathematics*. Poster presented at biennial meeting of Cognitive Development Society (CDS), Philadelphia, PA.

Knuth, E., Ellis, A., Kalish, C. W., Williams, C. C., Akinsiku, O., **Cooper, J. L.**, & Walkington, C. A. (2011, April). *The role of similarity and typicality in students’ inferential reasoning*. Poster presented at National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Annual Conference (NCTM), Indianapolis, IN.

**Cooper, J. L.**, & Gelman, R. (September, 2008). *A graph’s title: Informed communication about relationships*. Poster presented at departmental poster symposium.

**Cooper, J. L.**, & Gelman, R. (2007). *Predicting answers: Combining arithmetic strategies and number knowledge*. Poster presented at the biennial meeting of Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD), Boston, MA.

**Cooper, J. L.**, Brenneman, K. B., & Gelman, R. (May, 2006). *A graphing game: Context aids graph interpretation and arithmetic*. Poster presented at the annual meeting of American Psychological Society (APS), New York City, NY.

**Cooper, J. L.**, Brenneman, K. B., & Gelman, R. (2005, April). *Young children’s use of graphs for arithmetic.* Poster presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD), Atlanta, GA.

**Cooper, J. L.** (2002, April). *Counterfactual deductive reasoning: Enhanced instruction sets*. Poster session presented at Minnesota Undergraduate Psychology Conference, River Falls, WI.