My research


Publications

Zhang, Y., Pinto, J. D., Fan, A., & Paquette, L. (Forthcoming). Using similarity- and order-based weighting to model learner performance in introductory computer science problems. Journal of Educational Data Mining.”

Zhang, Y., Paquette, L., Pinto, J. D., & Fan, A. (Forthcoming). Utilizing programming traces to explore and model the dimensions of novices’ code writing skill. Computer Applications in Engineering Education.

Zhang, Y., Paquette, L., Pinto, J. D., Liu, Q., & Fan, A. X. (2022). Combining latent profile analysis and programming traces to understand novices’ differences in debugging. Education and Information Technologies. doi:10.1007/s10639-022-11343-7

Quintana, R. M., Pinto, J. D., & Tan, Y. (2021). What We Learned When We Compared Discussion Posts from One MOOC Hosted on Two Platforms. Online Learning Journal, 25(4), 101–118. doi:10.24059/olj.v25i4.2897

Pinto, J. D., Quintana, C., & Quintana, R. M. (2020). Exemplifying Computational Thinking Scenarios in the Age of COVID-19: Examining the Pandemic’s Effects in a Project-Based MOOC. Computing in Science & Engineering, 22(6), 97–102. doi:10.1109/MCSE.2020.3024012


Academic presentations

Pinto, J. D. (2022, October). Artificial intelligence for equitable global education: A call for more representative adaptive learning research and design practices in low- and middle-income countries [poster presentation]. 2022 Learning Sciences Graduate Student Conference (LSGSC), Bloomington, IN.

Zhang, Y., Paquette, L., Pinto, J. D., & Fan, A. (2022, July). Utilizing programming traces to explore the dimensions of novice programmers’ code writing skill [workshop paper presentation]. 2022 Educational Data Mining in Computer Science Education (CSEDM) Workshop, online.

Pinto, J. D., Zhang, Y., Paquette, L., & Fan, A. X. (2021, June). Investigating elements of student persistence in an introductory computer science course [workshop paper presentation]. 2021 Educational Data Mining in Computer Science Education (CSEDM) Workshop, online.

Pinto, J. D., Quintana, C., & Quintana, R. M. (2021, April). Exploring how learners integrate personally meaningful issues in a project-based MOOC [paper presentation]. 2021 American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting, online.

Quintana, R. M., Pinto, J. D., & Tan, Y. (2021, April). What we learned when we compared discussion posts from one mooc hosted on two platforms [paper presentation]. 2021 American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting, online.

Pinto, J. D. (2020, July). Personalizing digital learning environments [symposium presentation]. Research Evaluation and Action Plan (REAP) Symposium, Urbana-Champaign, IL.

Pinto, J. D. (2020, April). Using data to inform learning experience design [poster presentation]. Academic Innovation 2020 Student Showcase, Ann Arbor, MI.

Pinto, J. D. (2020, February). The role students should play in the design, collection, and analysis of learning analytics [panel participant]. Academic Innovation Data Showcase, Ann Arbor, MI.

Pinto, J. D. (2018, October). Language learning for the 21st century: Interpersonal communication through digital communities [invited lecture]. Texas Language Center: “Language Matters!” Lecture Series, Austin, TX.

Pinto, J. D. (2018, April). Creating a conversational Hebrew vocabulary list: A reproducible use of technology to overcome scarcity of data [paper presentation]. National Council of Less Commonly Taught Languages (NCOLCTL) 21st Annual Conference, Herndon, VA.

Pinto, J. D. (2018, February). Transitional Semi-Allophonic Spirantization in Tiberian Hebrew [paper presentation]. Jil Jadid Graduate Student Conference in Middle Eastern Languages and Literatures, Austin, TX.

Pinto, J. D. (2015, January). Lexical variation in the understanding of baraʾ: Homonymy or polysemy? [paper presentation]. Students of the Ancient Near East 8th Annual Symposium, Provo, UT.