Journal Articles

  1. Carlson, S.E., Rees Lewis, D.G., Maliakal, L.V., Gerber, E.M., & Easterday, M.W., (2020). Risk analysis: Defining and assessing the key to strategic iteration in real-world problem-solving. Design Studies.

  2. Rees Lewis, D.G., Carlson. S.E., & Gerber, E.M., & Easterday, M.W (2019). Opportunities for educational innovations in authentic project-based learning: Understanding instructor perceived challenges to design for adoption. The Journal of Educational Technology, Research and Development (ETRD).

  3. Harburg, E., Rees Lewis, D.G., Easterday, M.W., & Gerber, E.M. (2019). Understanding online public validation for project-based learning communities. ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction (TOCHI).

  4. Easterday, M.W., Gerber, E.M., & Rees Lewis, D.G., (2018). Social innovation networks: Scaling studio-based learning. Design Issues.

  5. Rees Lewis, D.G., Easterday, M.W., Harburg, E., Gerber, E.M., & Riesbeck, C. (2017). Overcoming barriers between volunteer professionals advising project-based learning teams with regulation tools. British Journal of Educational Technology (BJET).

  6. Carlson, S., Rees Lewis, D.G., Easterday, M.W., & Gerber, E.M. (2017). Challenges of peer instruction in an undergraduate student-led learning community: bi-directional diffusion as a crucial instructional process. Instructional Science.

  7. Easterday, M.W., Rees Lewis, D.G., & Gerber, E.M. (2017). Designing crowdcritique systems for formative feedback. International Journal of Artificial Intelligence in Education (IJAIED).

  8. Easterday, M.W., Rees Lewis, D.G., & Gerber, E.M., (2017). Design-based research: A formal definition. Learning: Research and Practice.

  9. Easterday, M.W., Rees Lewis, D.G., Gerber, E.M., (2016). The logic of the theoretical and practical products of design research. Australasian Journal of Educational Technology (AJET).

Full Conference Papers (archival proceedings)

  1. Rees Lewis, D. G., Carlson, S. E., Riesbeck, C. K., Lu, K. J., Gerber, E. M., & Easterday, M. W. (2020). The logic of effective iteration in design-based research. International Conference of the Learning Sciences (ICLS).

  2. Rees Lewis, D.G., Gorson, J., Maliakal, L.V., Carlson, S.E., Riesbeck, C.K., Gerber, E.M., & Easterday, M.W. (2018). Planning to iterate: Supporting iterative practices for real-world ill-structured problem-solving. International Conference of the Learning Sciences (ICLS).

  3. Carlson, S.E., Maliakal, L.V., Rees Lewis, D.G., Gorson, J., Gerber, E.M., & Easterday, M.W., (2018). Defining and assessing risk analysis: The key to strategic iteration in real-world problem-solving. International Conference of the Learning Sciences (ICLS).

  4. Zhang, H., Easterday, M.W., Gerber, E.M., Rees Lewis, D.G., & Maliakal, L., (2017). Agile research studios: Orchestrating communities of practice to advance research training at scale. ACM Computer Supported Collaborative Work (CSCW).

  5. Rees Lewis, D.G., Harburg, E., Gerber, E.M., & Easterday, M.W., (2015). Building help-seeking tools for novice designers. ACM Creativity & Cognition (C&C).

  6. Easterday, M.W., Rees Lewis, D.G., Fitzpatrick, C., & Gerber, E.M., (2014). Computer supported novice group critique.  ACM Design of Interactive Systems (DIS).

  7. Easterday, M.W., Rees Lewis, D.G., & Gerber, E.M (2014). Design-based research process: Problems, phases, and applications. International Conference of the Learning Sciences (ICLS).

Short Conference Papers, Posters, Non Archival Papers, Workshops & Symposia

  1. Rees Lewis, D.G., Easterday, M.W., Riesbeck, C. K., & Jackson, B. (2022). Coaching strategies to support teacher iterative practices when redesigning lessons. Poster presented at the American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting (AERA).

  2. Prince G., Rees Lewis D.G., Pollack T., Karam S., Touma E., Khorzad R., Ankenman B., Gatchell D., Holl J., & Wallia A. (2021). Employing user-centered design and learning science theory to enhance remote delivery of diabetes education and survival skills at hospital discharge. Immediate self-care challenges and needs of users in diabetes mellitus. Oral presentation at the 103th Annual Meeting of the Endocrine Society, 2021.

  3. Rees Lewis, D.G., Gerber, E.M. & Easterday, M.W. (2021). Loft Digital studio: Technology to support improvement in networked improvement communities. Presentation and technology demo at the 2021 Carnegie Foundation Summit on Improvement in Education.

  4. Umbelino, G., Rees Lewis, D. G., Gerber, E., & Easterday, M. (2021, May). An emergent understanding of mentor strategies for career development in emerging fields. In Extended Abstracts of the 2021 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems.

  5. Easterday, M.W., & Rees Lewis, D.G. (2020).  Loft: A platform for learning and sharing in lesson study. Presentation and technology demo at the 2020 World Association of Lesson Studies (WALS) International Conference.

  6. Davis, P., Krist, C.,  Rees Lewis, D.G., Tissenbaum, M., Vogel, F., Easterday, M.W. (2020). Communicating design-based research: A workshop for creating and interpreting design arguments. International Conference of the Learning Sciences (ICLS).

  7. Carlson, S.E., Rees Lewis, D.G., Maliakal, L.V., Easterday, M.W., & Gerber, E.M. (2020). Supporting knowledge of design risks in collective intelligence. Short paper ACM Conference on Collective Intelligence.

  8. Rees Lewis, D.G., Gerber, E.M. & Easterday, M.W. (2019). StandUp: Engaging professionals to coach design projects. Poster presented at Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL).

  9. Rees Lewis, D.G., Gerber, E.M. & Easterday, M.W. (2019). Assessing iterative planning for real-world design teams. Poster presented at Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL).

  10. Rees Lewis, D.G., Carlson, S., Easterday, M.W., & Gerber, E.M., (2017). Empirical investigation of challenges for PBL stakeholders in engineering education. Poster presented at European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction (EARLI).

  11. Carlson, S., Rees Lewis, D.G., Easterday, M.W., & Gerber, E.M., (2017). Challenges of student leaders as facilitators in learning communities. Paper presented at European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction (EARLI).

  12. Easterday, M.W., Rees Lewis, D.G., & Gerber, E.M., (2015). The products of design-based research. Poster presented at the International Conference on Computer Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL).

  13. Easterday, M.W., Rees Lewis, D.G., & Gerber, E.M. (2015). Crowdsourcing critique. Workshop at the International Conference on Computer Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL).

  14. Rees Lewis, D.G., Easterday, M.W., & Gerber, E.M., (2015). Supporting project scoping: The scoping wheel. Poster presented at Harvey Mudd Design Workshop IX.

  15. Rees Lewis, D.G., Easterday, M.W., & Gerber, E.M., (2015). Helping engineers thrive: Feedback systems for ill-defined challenges. Poster presented at the American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting (AERA).

  16. Easterday, M.W., Rees Lewis, D.G., & Gerber, E.M., (2013) Formative feedback in Digital Lofts: Learning environments for real-world innovation. Workshop at International Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Education (AIED).

  17. Easterday, M.W., Gerber, E.M., & Rees Lewis, D.G., (2013). Applying human-centered design methods to learner-centered design: A case study. Symposium at the European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction (EARLI).

  18. Phelan, P., Rees Lewis, D.G., Gerber, E.M., & Easterday, M.W. (2013). Using mobile technology to support learning design observations. Poster presented at the International Conference on Computer Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL).

In Review and Preparation

  1. Easterday, M.W. , Gerber, E.M, & Rees Lewis, D.G. (in press). The premises of design research. In M.C. Shanahan, B. Kim,  K. Koh, A.P. Preciado-Babb & M.A. Takeuchi (Eds.), The learning sciences in conversation: Theories, methodologies, and boundary.

  2. Jackson, B., Easterday, M.W., & Rees Lewis, D.G. (conditionally accepted). Framing problems of practice in online lesson study. In R. Huang,  N. Helgevold, J. Lang & J. Heng (Eds.), Teacher professional learning through lesson study in virtual/hybrid environments: Opportunities, challenges, and future directions.

  3. Rees Lewis, D.G., Carlson, S.E., Gerber, E.M., & Easterday, M.W. (R&R). Encouraging engineering design teams to engage in expert iterative practices with tools to support coaching in project-based learning. In review at a ISLS journal.

  4. Rees Lewis, D.G., Huang, E. Gerber, E.M., & Easterday, M.W (in preparation). Coaching strategies for iterative changes in practice in K-12 improvement science networks. 

  5. Rees Lewis, D.G., Gerber, E.M., Carlson, S.E., & Easterday, M.W. (in preparation). Comparing crowdcritique technologies to encourage peer feedback in design studios.

  6. Rees Lewis, D.G., Salovich, N., Carlson, S.E., Gerber, E.M., & Easterday, M.W. (in preparation). Why designers reject useful feedback: A theoretical model of motivated reasoning in design.