Publications

Click here to view my CV. [updated 8.23.17].

Please feel free to contact me for copies of articles and manuscripts not linked here.

 

Some Recent Papers:

Ahn, J., Beck, A., Rice, J., & Foster, M. (2016). Exploring issues of implementation, equity, and student achievement with educational software in the DC Public Schools. AERA Open, 2(4), 1-10. http://ero.sagepub.com/content/2/4/2332858416667726

Ahn, J., Clegg, T., Yip, J., Bonsignore, E., Pauw, D., & Gubbels, M. (2016). Seeing the unseen learner: Designing and using social media to recognize children’s science dispositions in action. Learning, Media, and Technology, 41(2), 252-282. [pre-publication version] [LINK]

Ahn, J., Webster, S., & Butler, B. S. (2015). Open education in the wild: The dynamics of course production in the peer 2 peer university. Proceedings of the 18th ACM Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing (CSCW 2015). [PDF]

[**BEST PAPER NOMINEE**] Ahn, J., Subramaniam, M., Bonsignore, E., Pellicone, A., Waugh, A., & Yip, J.C. (2014). “I want to be a game designer or scientist”: Connected learning and developing identities with urban, African-American youth. Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference of the Learning Sciences (ICLS 2014). [PDF]

Peer Reviewed Journal Articles:

Ahn, J., Clegg, T., Yip, J., Bonsignore, E., & Pauw, D., et al. (accepted, forthcoming). Seeing the unseen learner: Designing and using social media to recognize children’s science dispositions in action. Forthcoming in Learning, Media, and Technology. [pre-publication version]

Ahn, J., Pellicone, A., & Butler, B.S. (2014). Open badges for education: What are the implications at the intersection of open systems and badging? Research in Learning Technology. [LINK/PDF]

Lee, T. Y., Mauriello, M., Ahn, J., & Bederson, B. (in press). Computational thinking with games in school age children. Forthcoming in the International Journal of Child-Computer Interaction. [PDF]

Ahn, J., Butler, B. S., Alam, A., & Webster, S. A. (2013). Learner participation and engagement in open online courses: Insights from the Peer 2 Peer UniversityMERLOT Journal of Online Learning and Teaching9(2), 160-171.

Subramaniam, M., Ahn, J., Waugh, A., Taylor, N. G., Druin, A., Fleischmann, K. R., & Walsh, G. (2013). The role of school librarians in enhancing science learning. Journal of Librarianship and Information Science. [PDF]

Subramaniam, M., Ahn, J., Waugh, A., Taylor, N. G., Druin, A., Fleischmann, K. R., & Walsh, G. (2013). Crosswalk between the framework for k-12 science education and standards for the 21st century learner: School librarians as the crucial link. School Library Research, 16. [LINK]

Ahn, J. (2012). Teenagers’ experiences with social network sites: Relationships to bridging and bonding social capital. The Information Society28(2), 99-109. [PDF]

Ahn, J. (2012). Teenagers and social network sites: Do off–line inequalities predict their online social networks? First Monday17(1-2). [LINK]

Subramaniam, M. M., Ahn, J., Fleischmann, K. R., & Druin, A. (2012). Re-imagining the role of school libraries in stem education: Creating hybrid spaces for exploration. The Library Quarterly, 82(2), 161-182. [PDF]

Ahn, J. (2011). The effect of social network sites on adolescents’ academic and social development: Current theories and controversies. Journal of the American Society for Information Science & Technology62(8), 1435-1445. [PDF]

Ahn, J. (2011). Policy, technology, and practice in cyber charter schools: Framing the issues. Teachers College Record113(1), 1-26. [PDF]

Ahn, J. (2011). Digital divides and social network sites: Which students participate in social media? Journal of Educational Computing Research, 45(2)147-163[PDF]

Ahn, J. (2010). The role of social network locations in the college access mentoring of urban youth. Education and Urban Society, 42(7), 839-859. [PDF]

Brewer, D. J., Stern, S., & Ahn, J. (2007). An introduction to “early college”. Education Finance and Policy, 2(2), 175-187.

 

Peer Reviewed Full Conference Proceedings

Ahn, J., Webster, S., & Butler, B. S. (2015). Open education in the wild: The dynamics of course production in the peer 2 peer university. Proceedings of the 18th ACM Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing (CSCW 2015). [PDF]

Pauw, D., Clegg, T., Ahn, J., Bonsignore, E., & Yip, J., et al. (2015). Navigating connected inquiry learning with sciencekit. Proceedings of Eleventh International Conference of Computer Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL 2015). [PDF]

[**BEST PAPER NOMINEE**] Ahn, J., Subramaniam, M., Bonsignore, E., Pellicone, A., Waugh, A., & Yip, J.C. (2014). “I want to be a game designer or scientist”: Connected learning and developing identities with urban, African-American youth. Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference of the Learning Sciences (ICLS 2014). [PDF]

Clegg, T.L., Bonsignore, E., Ahn, J., Yip, J.C., Pauw, D., & Gubbels, M. (2014). Capturing personal and social science: Technology for integrating the building blocks of disposition. Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference of the Learning Sciences (ICLS 2014). [PDF]

Pellicone, A., & Ahn, J. (2014). Construction and community: Investigating interaction in a minecraft affinity space. Proceedings of the Tenth Conference for Games + Learning + Society (GLS 2014). [PDF]

[**BEST PAPER NOMINEE**] Yip, J.C., Clegg, T.L., Ahn, J., Bonsignore, E., Gubbels, M., Rhodes, E., & Lewittes, B. (2014). The role of identity development within tensions in ownership of science learning. Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference of the Learning Sciences (ICLS 2014). [PDF]

Yip, J.C., Ahn, J., Clegg, T.L., Bonsignore, E., Pauw, D. & Gubbels., M. (2014). “It helped me do my science.” A case of designing social media technologies for children in science learning. Proceedings of the 13th International Conference of Interaction Design and Children (IDC 2014). [PDF]

[**BEST PAPER NOMINEE**] Ahn, J., Weng, C., & Butler, B. S. (2013). The dynamics of open, peer-to-peer learning: What factors influence participation in the P2P University? Proceedings of the 46th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (Learning Analytics and Networked Learning track). [PDF]

Ahn, J. (2013). What can we learn from facebook activity? Using social learning analytics to observe new media literacy skills. Proceedings of LAK ’13: The third conference on Learning Analytics and Knowledge. [PDF]

Ahn, J., Butler, B. S., Weng, C., & Webster, S.A. (2013). Learning to be a better Q’er in social Q&A sites: Social norms and information artifacts. In Proceedings of the Association of Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) 76th Annual Meeting. [PDF]

Bonsignore, E., Hansen, D., Kraus, K., Visconti, A., Ahn, J., & Druin, A. (2013).  Playing for real: Designing alternate reality games for teenagers in learning contexts. In Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Interaction Design and ChildrenNew York, NY. [PDF]

Clegg, T., Yip, J., Ahn, J., Bonsignore, E., Gubbels, M., Lewittes, B., & Rhodes, E. (2013). When face-to-face fails: Opportunities for social media to foster collaborative learning. Tenth International Conference on Computer Supported Collaborative Learning, Madison, WI. [PDF]

Kim, J., & Ahn, J., (2013). The show must go on: The presentation of self during interpersonal conflict on facebook. In Proceedings of the Association of Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) 76th Annual Meeting. [PDF]

Waugh, A., Taylor, N. G., Subramaniam, M., Ahn, J., Druin, A., Fleischmann, K. R. (2013). Young people’s engagement in content creation: An analysis of outliers. In Proceedings of the Association of Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) 76th Annual Meeting. [PDF]

[**BEST INFORMATION BEHAVIOR PAPER AWARD**] Ahn, J., Subramaniam, M., Fleischmann, K. R., Waugh, A., Walsh, G., & Druin, A. (2012). Youth identities as remixers in an online community of storytellers: Attitudes, strategies, and values. Proceedings of ASIST 2012: The 75th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Information Science and Technology. [PDF]

Bonsignore, E., Hansen, D., Kraus, K., Ahn, J., Visconti, A., Fraistat, A., Druin, A. (2012). Alternate Reality Games: Platforms for Collaborative Learning. Tenth International Conference of the Learning Sciences. Sydney, Australia. [PDF]

Ahn, J., Bivona, L. K., & DiScala, J. (2011). Social media access in k-12 schools: Intractable policy controversies in an evolving world. Proceedings of ASIST 2011: The 74th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Information Science and Technology. (Acceptance Rate 37%) [PDF]

 

Refereed Short Papers, Workshop Papers, Posters

Bonsignore, E., Ahn, J., Clegg, T., Yip, J. C., Pauw, D., & Gubbels., M., et al. (2014). Selfies for science: Collaborative configurations around sciencekit. In Proceedings of Computer Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing, Baltimore, MD. [PDF]

Ahn, J., Yip, J., & Gubbels, M. (2013). SINQ: Designing social media to foster everyday scientific inquiry for children. In Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Interaction Design and ChildrenNew York, NY. [PDF]

Ahn, J., Gubbels, M., Yip, J., Bonsignore, E., & Clegg, T. (2013). Using social media and learning analytics to understand how children engage in scientific inquiry. In Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Interaction Design and ChildrenNew York, NY. [PDF]

Bonsignore, E., Yip, J., Ahn, J., Clegg, T., & Guha, M. L. (2013). Designing for learners with learners: Toward a theory of cooperative inquiry in the design of learning technologies. In Computer Supported Collaborative Learning, Workshop on HCI and Learning Sciences. [PDF]

Butler, B., & Ahn, J. (2013). Ecological perspectives on creating and sustaining open learning environments. In Proc. Computer Supported Collaborative Work 2013, Workshop on CSCW and Education. [PDF]

Yip, J., Bonsignore, E., Ahn, J., Clegg, T., & Guha, M. L. (2013). Building sciencekit through cooperative inquiry. In Computer Supported Collaborative Learning, Workshop on HCI and Learning Sciences. [PDF]

Ahn, J., Gubbels, M., Kim, J., & Wu, J. (2012). SINQ: Scientific INQuiry learning using social media. In Proceedings of ACM CHI 2012 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, Extended Abstracts. [PDF]

Lee, T. Y., Mauriello, M. L., Ingraham, J., Sopan, A., Ahn, J., & Bederson, B. B. (2012).  CTArcade: Learning computational thinking while training virtual characters through game play. In Proceedings of ACM CHI 2012 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, Extended Abstracts. [PDF]

 

Book Chapters

Ahn, J. (2014, forthcoming). Education technology. In D. Brewer & L. Picus (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Education Economics and Finance. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Brewer, D. J., & Ahn, J. (2010). What do we know about teachers in charter schools? In J. Betts & P. T. Hill (Eds.), Taking Measure of Charter Schools: Better Assessments, Better Policymaking, Better Schools. Lanham MD: Rowman & Littlefield.

Ahn, J., & Brewer, D. J. (2009). What do we know about reducing class and school size? In G. Sykes, B. Schneider & D. N. Plank (Eds.), AERA Handbook of Education Policy Research (pp. 426-437). New York: Routledge.

Brewer, D. J., & Ahn, J. (2008). Section 3: Charter school effects on student achievement, introduction. In M. Berends, M. G. Springer & H. J. Walberg (Eds.), Charter School Outcomes. Mahweh, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

 

Reports, Reviews, Professional and Other Works

Ahn, J. (2014). Book Review – It’s Complicated: The Social Lives of Networked Teens; The App Generation: How Today’s Youth Navigate Identity, Intimacy, and Imagination in a Digital World. Journal of Children and Media, 8(3), 313-316.
http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/17482798.2014.923607#.U7L0PI1dWpQ

*FINALIST IN MICROSOFT SOCIAL MEDIA EXPO* Gubbles, M., Yip, J. C., Kim, J., & Ahn, J. (2013). Scientific INQuiry (SINQ): Social media for everyday science learning. iConference 2013 Proceedings (pp. 1102-1105). [LINK]

Subramaniam, M., Ahn, J., Waugh, A., & Druin, A. (2012) Sci-fi, storytelling, and new media literacy. Knowledge Quest, 41(1), 28-33.