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Lubbock, H. E., Hostetler, A. L., & Hall, R. P. (2020). Back in the Day, Shaping Tomorrow: Stakeholder Collaboration to Support Youth Learning About Local Public History. The Interdisciplinarity of the Learning Sciences, 11(6), 677-686. Download



Hall, R., Shapiro, B. R., Hostetler, A., Collins, H., Owens, D., Daw, C., Fisher, D. & Space, Learning and Mobility Lab. (2020). Making and taking public history in Music City: Using digital spatial story lines to bridge archival collections to city neighborhoods at walking scale. Cognition & Instruction, Special Issue on New Genre of Learning on the Move. 1-26.

Lubbock, H., & Hostetler, A. (2019). History's a Myth: Storytelling with youth to explore local history. In Proceedings of the AERA Annual Meeting 2019 Toronto, Canada: American Education Research Association.

Vogelstein, L., Brady, C., & Hall, R. (2019). Reenacting mathematical concepts found in large-scale dance performances can provide material and method for ensemble learning. ZDM, 51(2), 331-346. Download


Hostetler, A., & Lubbock, H. (2018).Teaching and Learning Social Studies in Virtual and Augmented Spaces: Theory, Methods, Approaches. In Proceedings of CUFA 2018 Annual Conference Chicago, IL. College and Faculty Assembly of the National Council of the Social Studies. Symposium.

Lubbock, H. & Daw, C. (2018). Digital Spatial Story Lines: Geo-storytelling with archival media. Case study presentation. In Proceedings of American Alliance of Museums Annual Meeting and Expo 2018 Phoenix, AZ. Case Study Presentation.

Lubbock, H. (2018). Digital Spatial Story Lines: Constructing Historical Contexts Through Geo-storytelling with Archival Media.  In Proceedings of the AERA Annual Meeting 2018 New York, NY: American Education Research Association. Round table paper discussion. 



Shapiro, B.R., Hall, R. and Owens, D. (2017). Developing & Using Interaction Geography in a Museum. International Journal of Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning, 12(4), 377-399. LINK

Shapiro, B.R. & Pearman II, Francis A. (2017). Using the Interaction Geography Slicer to Visualize New York City Stop & Frisk. In Proceedings of the IEEE VIS 2017 Arts Program, VISAP’17. Phoenix, AZ. LINK

Shapiro, B.R., and Hall, R. (2017). Making Engagement Visible: The Use of Mondrian Transcripts in a Museum. In CSCL’17: Proceedings of the 12th International Conference for Computer Supported Collaborative Learning, (Vol. 1, pp. 33-40). Philadelphia, PA: International Society of the Learning Sciences. [Award for Best Design paper]   LINK

Kahn, J., & Hall, R. (2017). Data wrangling and family storytelling at the city public library. In  B. K. Smith, M. Borge. E. Mercier, & K. Yon Lim (Eds.), Making a Difference: Prioritizing Equity and Access in CSCL: Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Computer Supported Collaborative Learning (pp. 738-740). Philadelphia, PA: International Society of the Learning Sciences. Download

Shapiro, B.R. (2017). Using Space Time Visualization in Learning Environment Design. In Proceedings of the 2017 CHI Conference Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI EA '17). ACM, Denver, CO, USA. 178-183. [Award for 3rd place in ACM CHI student research competition]  LINK

Lauren Vogelstein, Corey Brady, and Rogers Hall. 2017. Mathematical Reflections: The Design Potential of Ensemble Performance. In Proceedings of the 2017 Conference on Interaction Design and Children (IDC '17). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 583-588.  Download 

Shapiro, B.R., and Hall, R. (2017). Interaction Geography in a Museum. In Proceedings of the 2017 CHI Conference Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI EA '17). ACM, Denver, CO, USA. 2076-2083. LINK


Hall, R. & Jurow, A. S. (2015). Changing Concepts in Activity: Descriptive and Design Studies of Consequential Learning in Conceptual Practices, Educational Psychologist, 50:3, 173-189. Download

Hall, R. & Stevens, R. (2015). Interaction analysis approaches to knowledge in use. In A. A. diSessa, M. Levin, & J. S. Brown (Eds.), Knowledge and interaction: A synthetic agenda for the learning sciences (pp. 72-108). New York, NY: Routledge. Download

Hall, R., Nemirovsky, R., Ma, J. & Kelton, M. (2015). Towards a generous* discussion of the interplay between natural descriptive and hidden machinery orientations in knowledge and interaction analysis. In A. A. diSessa, M. Levin, & J. S. Brown (Eds.), Knowledge and interaction: A synthetic agenda for the learning sciences (pp. 496-550). New York, NY: Rutledge. Download

Ma, J. (2015). Ensemble learning and knowing: Developing a walking scale geometry dilation strategy. In A. A. diSessa, M. Levin, & J. S. Brown (Eds.), Knowledge and interaction: A synthetic agenda for the learning sciences (pp. 293-395). New York, NY: Routledge. Download


Hall, R., Ma, J. Y. & Nemirovsky, R. (2014). Re-scaling bodies in/as representational instruments in GPS drawing. In V. Lee & M. Linn (Editors), Technology and the Body: Perspectives from the Learning Sciences, (pp. 112-131). New York, NY: Routledge.  Download

Hollett, T., & Leander, K. M. (2014). Making a place for literacy: embodied activity and affective intensity in the design of a learning lab. American Educational Research Association, Philadelphia.

Taylor, Katie H. & Hall, Rogers (2013). Counter-mapping the Neighborhood on Bicycles: Mobilizing Youth to Reimagine the Neighborhood. Technology, Knowledge and Learning: 65-93. Download

Hollett, T. (2013). (Mine)crafting a literacy space for youth: Spatial design in-and-out of a gaming environment. Literacy Research Association, Dallas.

Hollett, T., & Leander, K. M. (2013). Making place for literacy: Youth designing a new learning space. Proceedings from Literacy Research Association, Dallas.

Ehret, C., & Hollett, T. (2013). (Re)placing school: middle school students’ countermobilities while composing with iPods. Journal of adolescent & adult literacy, 57(2).

Hollett, T., & Leander, K. M. (2013). Location-based technologies and environments. In S. Price, B. Brown, & C. Jewitt (Eds.), The Sage handbook of digital technology research. (pp. 387-401). London: Sage.    

Leander, K., & Boldt, G. (2013). Rereading “A Pedagogy of Multiliteracies” bodies, texts, and emergence. Journal of Literacy Research, 45 (1), 22-46.  Download

Hall, R. & Horn, I. S. (2012). Talk and conceptual change at work: Adequate representation and epistemic stance in a comparative analysis of statistical consulting and teacher workgroups. Mind, Culture and Activity, 19, 240-258.  Download

Hall, R. & Nemirovsky, R. (2012). Modalities of body engagement in mathematical activity and learning. Introduction to special issue on Embodied Mathematical Cognition, Journal of the Learning Sciences, 21, 207-215.  Download

Hall, R. (2011). Cultural forms, agency, and the discovery of invention in classroom research on learning and teaching. In T. Koschmann (Ed.), Theories of learning and studies of instructional practice, (pp. 359-383). New York: Springer.  Download

Hall, R., & Ma, J. Y. (2011, June). Learning a part together: Participant trajectories with ensemble spatial forms in a high school marching band. In R. Hall (Chair), Difference, culture, and distribution in mathematics and science learning. Symposium conducted at the 41st Annual Meeting of the Jean Piaget Society: Berkeley, CA.  Download

Hall, R., Wieckert, K., & Wright, K. (2010). How does cognition get distributed? Case studies of making concepts general in technical and scientific work. In M. T. Banich & D. Caccamise (Eds.), Generalization of knowledge: Multidisciplinary perspectives. (pp. 225-46). New York: Psychology Press. Download

Leander, K. M., Phillips, N. C. & Taylor, K. H. (2010). The changing social spaces of learning: Mapping new mobilities. Review of Research in Education, 34 , 329-394.  Download

Hall, R. & Greeno, J. G. (2008). Conceptual learning. T. Good (Ed.), 21st Century Education: A Reference Handbook, (pp. 212-221). Sage.  Download

Dissertations and Project Reports

Ma, J. Y. (2012). Changing local practice for good: Walking scale geometry as designed disruptions for productive hybridity. Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN. Download

Taylor, Katie H. Counter-mapping the Neighborhood: A Social Design Experiment for Spatial Justice. Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN. Download

Phillips, Nathan C. Investigating Adolescents' Interpretations and Productions of Thematic Maps and Map Argument Performances in the Media.  Download