Briana B Morrison, PhD

Assistant Professor

  • 469 Citations
  • 14 h-Index
20042019
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Research Output 2004 2019

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
Bins
Students
student
event
teacher

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

Teaching
Education
Internet
Students
instruction
1 Citation (Scopus)

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
Students
Testing
Labels
programming
student

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

Education computing
primary school
secondary school
Teaching
Moderators

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

Taxonomies
Taxonomy
taxonomy
Labels
Students
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

Students
2017
5 Citations (Scopus)

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

Experiments
Students
learning performance
experiment
multimedia
2016
8 Citations (Scopus)

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

Computer science
Education computing
Education
Students
Economics
14 Citations (Scopus)

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

Computer science
electronics
teacher
computer science
Education computing
14 Citations (Scopus)

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

Economics
Testing
9 Citations (Scopus)

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

Students
programming
learning
student
Computer programming
29 Citations (Scopus)

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

Labels
Students
student
learning aid
learning
3 Citations (Scopus)

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

Computer programming
instruction
Experiments
learning method
learning
2015
22 Citations (Scopus)

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

Education computing
educational psychology
learning
Feedback
electronics
4 Citations (Scopus)

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

teacher
learning
6 Citations (Scopus)

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

educational psychology
Computer programming
computer science
Computer science
programming
2 Citations (Scopus)

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

Teaching
Students
classroom
quiz
homework

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

Computer programming languages
Students
Computer programming
43 Citations (Scopus)

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

Labels
mathematics
learning
Students
student
10 Citations (Scopus)

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

Education computing
Computer science
Big data
2014
35 Citations (Scopus)

Khan Academy gamifies computer science

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

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Computer science
46 Citations (Scopus)

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

Data storage equipment
Students
instruction
computer science
Computer science
2013
16 Citations (Scopus)

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

Textbooks
Computer science
Education
Ice
Visualization
1 Citation (Scopus)

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

Computer science
Education
efficiency
programming
learning
2012
16 Citations (Scopus)

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

teacher
school
community
Teaching
Students
11 Citations (Scopus)

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

Students
Processing
2011
6 Citations (Scopus)

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

Data structures
Students
Testing
student
24 Citations (Scopus)

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

Teaching
educator
teacher
community
evaluation
2010
16 Citations (Scopus)

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

Education computing
Data structures
Students
education
student
2009
10 Citations (Scopus)

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

Curricula
Students
14 Citations (Scopus)

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

Curricula
curriculum
Students
present
student
1 Citation (Scopus)

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

Engineering Education
Mathematics Education
Service-oriented
Curricula
Education
4 Citations (Scopus)

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

Students
Education computing
Computer programming
2008
7 Citations (Scopus)

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

computer science
Computer science
Education
education
examination
2007
4 Citations (Scopus)

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

experiment
Experiments
learning
evidence
time
28 Citations (Scopus)

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

Computer science
gender-specific factors
programming
Students
Computer programming
2005
15 Citations (Scopus)

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

Science Education
Bootstrapping
Computer science
Sort
Computer Science
11 Citations (Scopus)

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

Computer programming
Computer science
Students
Knowledge acquisition
Sorting
8 Citations (Scopus)

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

Content Analysis
Computer science
Sort
Computer Science
Programming
2004
5 Citations (Scopus)

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

teachers
Data structures
Teaching
computer science
interviews
21 Citations (Scopus)

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

Data structures
Teaching
Computer science
Students