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Data Visualization Tools for Teaching and Research

Jenell Krishnan presents "Online Synchronous Collaborative Writing: Results from Middle School and College Contexts" with Soobin Yim at the 2018 Digital Learning in the Humanities and Beyond Symposium, a partnership with Tel-Aviv University.

[Slides; Video; News]

Krishnan, J., Yim, S., Wolters, A. P. (invited revision) Supportinging Online Synchronous Collaborative Writing in the Secondary School.


Online Collaborative Writing in Middle School


Digital Scaffolding for English Language Arts

Jenell Krishnan presents "Digital Scaffolding for English Language Arts" with Mark Warschauer at the 2017 I.E.S. Principal Investigator Meeting in Washington, D.C. [Poster; Website; Screencast]

Tate, T. P., Collins, P., Xu, Y., Yao, J., Krishnan, J., Prado, Y., Farkas, G., & Warschauer, M. (2019) Visual Syntactic Text Format: Improving Adolescent Literacy. Scientific Study of Reading [Paper]

Krishnan, J., Schleppegrell, M., Collins, P., & Warschauer, M. (invited revision) Promoting Close Reading with Visual Syntactic Text Formatting in Middle School English Language Arts. Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy.

Yau, J. C., Krishnan, J., Xu, Y., Collins, P., Warschauer, M. (in preparation) Better Together: How Teacher Collaboration Supports Student Learning during a Technology-Based Literacy Intervention

Krishnan, J., Googol, N., Collins, P., & Warschauer, M. (in preparation) Proficiency and Production: How
Linguistically Diverse Students Write On-Demand Essays.


Online Peer-to-Peer Feedback

in Secondary School

Jenell Krishnan, panelist, presents on how online peer feedback can support important revision processes for secondary English Learners at the 2017 National Council of Teachers of English convention in St, Louis, MO. [Slides; Handout]

Krishnan, J., Black, R., Booth Olson, C., & Chung, H. (in preparation) Supporting Secondary Students’
Sentence Fluency through Online Peer-to-Peer Writing.


Instructional Technologies for Literacy Learning

Jenell Krishnan presents "From Assistance to Agency: A Study of Digital Scaffolding" with Yenda Prado at the 2018 annual meeting of AERA in New York, NY. Jenell also presented "Intentional Instruction: Teachers’ Purposeful Use of Technology for English Language Arts" at the International Society for Technology in Education in Chicago, IL.[Poster; Website; ISTE 2018; Slides]

Zinger, D., Krishnan, J., Warschauer, M. (2018). Bridging student digital divides by bridging teacher digital divides. In A. Normore, & A. I. Lahera (Eds.) Crossing the Bridges of the Digital Divide: A Walk with Global Leaders. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing. [Chapter]

Krishnan, J., Prado, Y., Collins, P., Warschauer, M. (in preparation) From Assistance to Agency: A Study of
Digital Scaffolding in the Classroom.


Supporting the Teaching and Learning of English

On the study of the linguistic features of English Learners' online writing, Jenell Krishnan collaborates with visiting scholar and linguist, Nasim Googol (second from left), and a team of undergraduate research assistants majoring in Education Sciences from the University of California, Irvine's School of Education.

Weist, R., Pawlak, A., & [Krishnan] Carapella, J. (2004). Syntactic-Semantic interface in the
acquisition of verb morphology. Journal of Child Language, 31(1), 31-60. [Paper]

Krishnan, J. & Poleon, E. (2013). Digital Backchanneling: A strategy for maximizing
engagement during a performance-based lesson on Shakespeare’s Macbeth. Teaching
English with Technology, 13
(4), 38-48. [Paper]

Googol, N. Krishnan, J., & Warschauer, M. (under review) Blended Learning for Collaborative Knowledge Construction.