Briana B Morrison, PhD

Assistant Professor

  • 505 Citations
  • 14 h-Index
20042020

Research output per year

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Research Output

2020

The curious case of loops

Morrison, B. B., Margulieux, L. E. & Decker, A., Jan 1 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Computer Science Education.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2019

Computational thinking bins: Outreach and more

Morrison, B. B., Dorn, B. & Friend, M., Feb 22 2019, SIGCSE 2019 - Proceedings of the 50th ACM Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education. Association for Computing Machinery, Inc, p. 1018-1024 7 p. (SIGCSE 2019 - Proceedings of the 50th ACM Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access

CS education then and now: Recollections and reflections

McDaniel, M., Cigas, J., Morrison, B. B. & Walker, H., Feb 22 2019, SIGCSE 2019 - Proceedings of the 50th ACM Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education. Association for Computing Machinery, Inc, p. 181-182 2 p. (SIGCSE 2019 - Proceedings of the 50th ACM Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Design and pilot testing of subgoal labeled worked examples for five core concepts in CS1

Margulieux, L. E., Morrison, B. B. & Decker, A., Jul 2 2019, ITiCSE 2019 - Proceedings of the 2019 ACM Conference on Innovation and Technology in Computer Science Education. Association for Computing Machinery, p. 548-554 7 p. (Annual Conference on Innovation and Technology in Computer Science Education, ITiCSE).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
3 Scopus citations

Developing subgoal labels for imperative programming to improve student learning outcomes

Decker, A., Morrison, B. & Margulieux, L. E., Jun 15 2019, In : ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Guest Editorial

Margulieux, L. E. & Morrison, B. B., Jul 3 2019, In : Computer Science Education. 29, 2-3, p. 103-105 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Open Access

Our vision for the new Engagecsedu e-journal

Morrison, B. B. & Craig, M., Jan 1 2019, ACM Inroads, 10, 2, p. 8-9 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Resources for researching and teaching computing education in primary and secondary schools: What exists and what is still needed

McGill, M. M., Berry, M., DeLyser, L. A. & Morrison, B., Jul 2 2019, ITiCSE 2019 - Proceedings of the 2019 ACM Conference on Innovation and Technology in Computer Science Education. Association for Computing Machinery, p. 231-232 2 p. (Annual Conference on Innovation and Technology in Computer Science Education, ITiCSE).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Using the SOLO taxonomy to understand subgoal labels effect in CS1

Decker, A., Margulieux, L. E. & Morrison, B. B., Jul 30 2019, ICER 2019 - Proceedings of the 2019 ACM Conference on International Computing Education Research. Association for Computing Machinery, Inc, p. 209-217 9 p. (ICER 2019 - Proceedings of the 2019 ACM Conference on International Computing Education Research).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2018

Cellphone usage in academia: The problem and solutions

Afzali, F. M. & Morrison, B. B., Oct 30 2018, CSCW 2018 Companion - Companion of the 2018 ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing. Association for Computing Machinery, p. 325-328 4 p. (Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work, CSCW).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2017

Dual modality code explanations for novices: Unexpected results

Morrison, B. B., Aug 14 2017, ICER 2017 - Proceedings of the 2017 ACM Conference on International Computing Education Research. Association for Computing Machinery, Inc, p. 226-235 10 p. (ICER 2017 - Proceedings of the 2017 ACM Conference on International Computing Education Research).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

6 Scopus citations
2016

Education: Growing computer science education into a STEM education discipline

Guzdial, M. & Morrison, B., Nov 2016, In : Communications of the ACM. 59, 11, p. 31-33 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

9 Scopus citations

Identifying design principles for CS teacher ebooks through design-based research

Ericson, B., Rogers, K., Parker, M., Morrison, B. & Guzdial, M., Aug 25 2016, ICER 2016 - Proceedings of the 2016 ACM Conference on International Computing Education Research. Association for Computing Machinery, Inc, p. 191-200 10 p. (ICER 2016 - Proceedings of the 2016 ACM Conference on International Computing Education Research).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

14 Scopus citations

Information seeking practices of parents: Exploring skills, face threats and social networks

Disalvo, B., Roshan, P. K. & Morrison, B., May 7 2016, CHI 2016 - Proceedings, 34th Annual CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. Association for Computing Machinery, p. 623-634 12 p. (Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems - Proceedings).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

17 Scopus citations

Learning loops: A replication study illuminates impact of HS courses

Morrison, B. B., Decker, A. & Margulieux, L. E., Aug 25 2016, ICER 2016 - Proceedings of the 2016 ACM Conference on International Computing Education Research. Association for Computing Machinery, Inc, p. 221-230 10 p. (ICER 2016 - Proceedings of the 2016 ACM Conference on International Computing Education Research).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

12 Scopus citations

Subgoals help students solve Parsons Problems

Morrison, B. B., Margulieux, L. E., Ericson, B. & Guzdial, M., Feb 17 2016, SIGCSE 2016 - Proceedings of the 47th ACM Technical Symposium on Computing Science Education. Association for Computing Machinery, Inc, p. 42-47 6 p. (SIGCSE 2016 - Proceedings of the 47th ACM Technical Symposium on Computing Science Education).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

34 Scopus citations

Training learners to self-explain: Designing instructions and examples to improve problem solving

Margulieux, L. E., Morrison, B. B., Guzdial, M. & Catrambone, R., Jan 1 2016, 12th International Conference of the Learning Sciences, ICLS 2016: Transforming Learning, Empowering Learners, Proceedings. Looi, C-K., Polman, J. L., Cress, U. & Reimann, P. (eds.). International Society of the Learning Sciences (ISLS), Vol. 1. p. 98-105 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

6 Scopus citations
2015

Analysis of interactive features designed to enhance learning in an ebook

Ericson, B. J., Guzdial, M. J. & Morrison, B. B., Jul 9 2015, ICER 2015 - Proceedings of the 2015 ACM Conference on International Computing Education Research. Association for Computing Machinery, Inc, p. 169-178 10 p. (ICER 2015 - Proceedings of the 2015 ACM Conference on International Computing Education Research).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

24 Scopus citations

An eBook for teachers learning CS principles

Ericson, B., Guzdial, M., Morrison, B., Parker, M., Moldavan, M. & Surasani, L., Dec 2015, ACM Inroads, 6, 4, p. 84-86 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

5 Scopus citations

Computer science is different! Educational psychology experiments do not reliably replicate in programming domain

Morrison, B. B., Jul 9 2015, ICER 2015 - Proceedings of the 2015 ACM Conference on International Computing Education Research. Association for Computing Machinery, Inc, p. 267-268 2 p. (ICER 2015 - Proceedings of the 2015 ACM Conference on International Computing Education Research).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

6 Scopus citations

Panel on flipped classrooms

Heines, J. M., Popyack, J. L., Morrison, B., Lockwood, K. & Baldwin, D., Feb 24 2015, SIGCSE 2015 - Proceedings of the 46th ACM Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education. Alphonce, C., Decker, A., Eiselt, K. & Tims, J. (eds.). Association for Computing Machinery, Inc, p. 174-175 2 p. (SIGCSE 2015 - Proceedings of the 46th ACM Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2 Scopus citations

Position paper: Assessing knowledge in blocks-based and text-based programming languages

Morrison, B. B., Dec 30 2015, Proceedings - 2015 IEEE Blocks and Beyond Workshop, Blocks and Beyond 2015. Kelleher, C., Sheldon, J., Turbak, F., Gray, J. & Bau, D. (eds.). Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 1-3 3 p. 7368988. (Proceedings - 2015 IEEE Blocks and Beyond Workshop, Blocks and Beyond 2015).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Subgoals, context, and worked examples in learning computing problem solving

Morrison, B. B., Margulieux, L. E. & Guzdial, M., Jul 9 2015, ICER 2015 - Proceedings of the 2015 ACM Conference on International Computing Education Research. Association for Computing Machinery, Inc, p. 21-30 10 p. (ICER 2015 - Proceedings of the 2015 ACM Conference on International Computing Education Research).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

48 Scopus citations

Usability and usage of interactive features in an online ebook for cs teachers

Ericson, B., Moore, S., Morrison, B. & Guzdial, M., Nov 9 2015, WiPSCE 2015 - Proceedings of the 10th Workshop in Primary and Secondary Computing Education. Gal-Ezer, J., Sentence, S. & Vahrenhold, J. (eds.). Association for Computing Machinery, p. 111-120 10 p. (ACM International Conference Proceeding Series; vol. 09-11-November-2015).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

10 Scopus citations
2014

Khan Academy gamifies computer science

Morrison, B. B. & DiSalvo, B., Jan 1 2014, p. 39-44. 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

38 Scopus citations

Measuring cognitive load in introductory CS: Adaptation of an instrument

Morrison, B. B., Dorn, B. & Guzdial, M., Jan 1 2014, ICER 2014 - Proceedings of the 10th Annual International Conference on International Computing Education Research. Association for Computing Machinery, p. 131-138 8 p. (ICER 2014 - Proceedings of the 10th Annual International Conference on International Computing Education Research).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

50 Scopus citations
2013

Requirements and design strategies for open source interactive computer science ebooks

Korhonen, A., Naps, T., Boisvert, C., Crescenzi, P., Karavirta, V., Mannila, L., Miller, B., Morrison, B., Rodger, S. H., Ross, R. & Shaffer, C. A., Jan 1 2013, ITiCSE-WGR 2013 - Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Innovation and Technology in Computer Science Education. Association for Computing Machinery, p. 53-72 20 p. (ITiCSE-WGR 2013 - Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Innovation and Technology in Computer Science Education).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

17 Scopus citations

Using cognitive load theory to improve the efficiency of learning to program

Morrison, B., Sep 11 2013, ICER 2013 - Proceedings of the 2013 ACM Conference on International Computing Education Research. p. 183-184 2 p. (ICER 2013 - Proceedings of the 2013 ACM Conference on International Computing Education Research).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

1 Scopus citations
2012

Adapting the disciplinary commons model for high school teachers: Improving recruitment, creating community

Morrison, B., Ni, L. & Guzdial, M., Oct 17 2012, ICER'12 - Proceedings of the 9th Annual International Conference on International Computing Education Research. p. 47-54 8 p. (ICER'12 - Proceedings of the 9th Annual International Conference on International Computing Education Research).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

16 Scopus citations

Improving upon best practices: FCAR 2.0

Estell, J. K., Yoder, J. D. S., Morrison, B. B. & Mak, F. K., Jan 1 2012, 119th ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition. American Society for Engineering Education, (ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

11 Scopus citations
2011

Applying data structures in exams

Morrison, B. B., Clancy, M., McCartney, R., Richards, B. & Sanders, K., Apr 19 2011, SIGCSE'11 - Proceedings of the 42nd ACM Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education. p. 353-358 6 p. (SIGCSE'11 - Proceedings of the 42nd ACM Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

6 Scopus citations

Building a community to support HS CS teachers: The Disciplinary Commons for Computing Educators

Ni, L., Guzdial, M., Tew, A. E., Morrison, B. & Galanos, R., Apr 19 2011, SIGCSE'11 - Proceedings of the 42nd ACM Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education. p. 553-558 6 p. (SIGCSE'11 - Proceedings of the 42nd ACM Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

26 Scopus citations
2010

Making sense of data structures exams

Simon, B., Clancy, M., McCartney, R., Morrison, B., Richards, B. & Sanders, K., Sep 9 2010, ICER'10 - Proceedings of the International Computing Education Research Workshop. p. 97-105 9 p. (ICER'10 - Proceedings of the International Computing Education Research Workshop).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

16 Scopus citations
2009

Engagement: Gaming throughout the curriculum

Morrison, B. B. & Preston, J. A., Apr 2 2009, In : SIGCSE Bulletin Inroads. 41, 1, p. 342-346 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations

Engagement: Gaming throughout the curriculum

Morrison, B. B. & Preston, J. A., Dec 1 2009, SIGCSE'09 - Proceedings of the 40th ACM Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education. p. 342-346 5 p. (SIGCSE'09 - Proceedings of the 40th ACM Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

14 Scopus citations

Entertaining education - Using games-based and service-oriented learning to improve STEM education

Preston, J. & Morrison, B., Dec 1 2009, Transactions on Edutainment III. Pan, Z., Cheok, A. D. & Muller, W. (eds.). p. 70-81 12 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 5940 LNCS).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

1 Scopus citations

For me, programming is ...

Simon, B., Hanks, B., McCauley, R., Morrison, B., Murphy, L. & Zander, C., Nov 24 2009, ICER'09 - Proceedings of the 2009 ACM Workshop on International Computing Education Research. p. 105-116 12 p. 1584335. (ICER'09 - Proceedings of the 2009 ACM Workshop on International Computing Education Research).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

4 Scopus citations
2008

DCER: Sharing empirical computer science education data

Sanders, K., Richards, B., Moström, J. E., Almstrum, V., Edwards, S., Fincher, S., Gunion, K., Hall, M., Hanks, B., Lonergan, S., McCartney, R., Morrison, B., Spacco, J. & Thomas, L., Dec 1 2008, ICER'08 - Proceedings of the ACM Workshop on International Computing Education Research. p. 137-148 12 p. (ICER'08 - Proceedings of the ACM Workshop on International Computing Education Research).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

7 Scopus citations
2007

It seemed like a good idea at the time

Boustedt, J., McCartney, R., Tenenberg, J., Winters, T., Edwards, S., Morrison, B. B., Musicant, D. R., Utting, I. & Zander, C., Oct 1 2007, SIGCSE 2007: 38th SIGCSE Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education. p. 346-347 2 p. (SIGCSE 2007: 38th SIGCSE Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

4 Scopus citations

Women catch up: Gender differences in learning programming concepts

Murphy, L., Richards, B., McCauley, R., Morrison, B. B., Westbrook, S. & Fossum, T., Dec 1 2007, Proceedings of the Thirty-Seventh SIGCSE Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education. p. 17-21 5 p. (Proceedings of the Thirty-Seventh SIGCSE Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

28 Scopus citations
2005

A multi-institutional, multinational study of programming concepts using card sort data

Sanders, K., Fincher, S., Bouvier, D., Lewandowski, G., Morrison, B., Murphy, L., Petre, M., Richards, B., Tenenberg, J., Thomas, L., Anderson, R., Anderson, R., Fitzgerald, S., Gutschow, A., Haller, S., Lister, R., McCauley, R., McTaggart, J., Prasad, C., Scott, T. & 3 others, Shinners-Kennedy, D., Westbrook, S. & Zander, C., Jul 1 2005, In : Expert Systems. 22, 3, p. 121-128 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Scopus citations

A multi-institutional investigation of computer science seniors' knowledge of programming concepts

Murphy, L., Fossum, T., Haller, S., Sanders, K., McCauley, R., Morrison, B. B., Zander, C., Westbrook, S., Richards, B. & Anderson, R. E., Jun 27 2005, Proceedings of the Thirty-Sixth SIGCSE Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education, SIGCSE 2005. p. 510-514 5 p. (Proceedings of the Thirty-Sixth SIGCSE Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education, SIGCSE 2005).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

11 Scopus citations

What do successful computer science students know? An integrative analysis using card sort measures and content analysis to evaluate graduating students' knowledge of programming concepts

McCauley, R., Murphy, L., Westbrook, S., Haller, S., Zander, C., Fossum, T., Sanders, K., Morrison, B., Richards, B. & Anderson, R., Jul 1 2005, In : Expert Systems. 22, 3, p. 147-159 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations
2004

The dimensions of variation in the teaching of data structures

Lister, R., Tenenberg, J., Box, I., Morrison, B. & Westbrook, D. S., Sep 1 2004, In : SIGCSE Bulletin (Association for Computing Machinery, Special Interest Group on Computer Science Education). 36, 3, p. 92-96 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

5 Scopus citations

The dimensions of variation in the teaching of data structures

Lister, R., Box, I., Morrison, B., Tenenberg, J. & Westbrook, D. S., Dec 20 2004, Proceedings of the 9th Annual SIGCSE Conference on Innovation and Technology in Computer Science. p. 92-96 5 p. (Proceedings of the 9th Annual SIGCSE Conference on Innovation and Technology in Computer Science Education).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

21 Scopus citations