Publications

Peer-Reviewed Publications:

Amy Cook, Jessica Hammer, Salma Elsayed-Ali, and Steven Dow. [submitted to CHI’19] How Guiding Questions Facilitate Feedback Exchange in Project-Based Learning.

Jessica Hammer and Amy Cook. [in press] EOTA: A Method for Improving Peer Feedback in the Game Design Classroom. Short paper. International Academic Conference on Meaningful Play 2018.

Amy Shannon Cook, Steven Dow, Jessica Hammer. 2017. Towards Designing Technology for Classroom Role-Play. In Proceedings of the Annual Symposium on Computer-Human Interaction in Play (CHI PLAY ’17). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 241-251. [pdf]

Amy Shannon, Alex Sciuto, Danielle Hu, Steven Dow, Jessica Hammer. 2017. Better Organization or a Source of Distraction? Introducing Digital Peer Feedback to a Paper-Based Classroom. In Proceedings of the 2017 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI ’17). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 5545-5555. [pdf]

Amy Shannon, Jessica Hammer, Hassler Thurston, Natalie Diehl, Steven Dow. 2016. PeerPresents: A Web-Based System for In-Class Peer Feedback during Student Presentations. In Proceedings of the 2016 ACM Conference on Designing Interactive Systems (DIS ’16). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 447-458. [pdf]

Amy Shannon, Valerie Summet. 2015. Live-Coding in Introductory Computer Science Courses. Journal of the Consortium for Computing Sciences in Colleges. 31, 2 (December 2015), 158-164. [pdf]

Amy Shannon, Acey Boyce, Chitra Gadwal, Tiffany Barnes. 2013. Effective Practices in Game Tutorial Systems. Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on the Foundation of Digital Games, pp. 338-45, 2013. [Best Paper Award Nominee[pdf]

Other Publications & Presentations:

Talk: How to Give and Get Better Feedback on your Games. Submitted to Game Developers Conference, San Francisco, CA. March 2019.

Roundtable: Metaphor and Transformational Game Design. Meaningful Play, East Landsing, MI. October 2016.

Poster: Investigating Digital In-Class Peer Feedback with PeerPresents. PIER Fellows Poster Session, Pittsburgh, PA. September 2016.

Poster: Technology Enabled Role-Play in the Classroom. HCI Institute 20th Anniversary Celebration, Pittsburgh, PA. November 2014.

Poster: Data-driven Design Proposals for SimStudent. LearnLab REU Poster Symposium, Pittsburgh, PA. August 2013.

Poster: BeadLoom Game: Effective Game Tutorial Systems. Games + Learning REU, Charlotte, NC. July 2012.

Publications can also be found on my Google Scholar page.