— 2020 —

  • Strawhacker, A., de Ruiter, L., Shaer, O., & Bers, M. U. (2020, May). The Role of Picture Books in supporting Young Children’s Learning about Bioengineering [Poster session]. SRCD 2020 Special Topic Meeting: Learning through Play and Imagination, St. Louis, Missouri. (Conference Cancelled)

— 2019 —

  • Bers, M. U. (2019). Coding as another language In C. Donohue (Ed.), Exploring key issues in early childhood and technology: Evolving perspectives and innovative approaches (pp. 63–70). New York, NY: Routledge.
  • Ivanova, A., Srikant, S., Sueoka, Y., Kean, H., Dhamala, R., O’Reilly, U. M., Bers, M. U., & Fedorenko, E. (2019, October). The Neural Basis of Program Comprehension. Poster session presented at the Society for Neuroscience 2019, Chicago, IL.
  • Horn, M. & Bers, M. (2019). Tangible Computing. In S.A. Fincher & A.V. Robins (Eds.), The Cambridge Handbook of Computing Education Research. Cambridge University Press.

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— 2015 —

  • Strawhacker, A., Lee, M., Caine, C., & Bers, M.U. (2015). ScratchJr Demo: A coding language for Kindergarten: Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Interaction Design and Children (IDC ’15). Medford, MA, June 21-25. New York, NY: ACM.
  • Hilliard, L., Buckingham, M., Geldhof, G. J., Bers, M.U., & Lerner, R. (2015, December 1). Educational Game Play and Ethical Decision-Making: A Mixed-Method Experimental Study. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development Biennial Meeting, Philadelphia, PA.

 — 2014 —

  • Kazakoff, E.R., & Bers, M.U. (2014, April). Does learning to code correlate with self-regulation skills in kindergarten classrooms? Poster session presented at the American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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— 2012 —

  • Flannery, L. & Bers, M. U. (2012, March). Piaget and Programming Robots: Cognitive Developmental Level as a Predictor of Programming Achievement. Talk presented at EETC, Salt Lake City, Utah.

— 2011 —

  • Satoh, K., & Bers, M. (2011, December). Zora: A Virtual Community of Pediatric Transplant Patients. Poster session presented at the Noonan Research Fund Symposium, Cambridge, MA.
  • Kazakoff, E.R., & Flannery, L. (2011, March). Kindergarten RoboticsWorkshop conducted at the Digital Media and Learning Conference, Los Angeles, CA.
  • Cantrell, K., & Bers, M. (2011, February). Psycho-educational technologies for children with cancer: Proceedings at the National Conference on Cancer Nursing Research, Los Angeles, CA.
  • Libman, N. (2011). Mi Ani? (Who Am I?): Using Robotics to Explore Jewish Identity (Master’s thesis).

— 2010 —

  • Cantrell, K. & Bers, M. (2010, November) Virtual communities to augment psychosocial care: Proceedings of the Association of Virtual Worlds Conference, Boston, MA.
  • Bers, M. (in press). Parents and children: Engaging in positive technological development through robotics. Early Childhood Development and Care.

— 2009 —

  • Horn, M. (2009). Tangible Computer Programming: Exploring the use of Emerging Technology in Classrooms and Science Museums (Doctoral dissertation).

— 2008 —

  • Bers, M. U. (2008). Blocks to robots learning with technology in the early childhood classroom. New York, NY: Teachers College Press. (Order from Amazon.com)

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— 2006 —

  • Bers, M., & Chau, C. (2006). Fostering civic engagement by building a virtual city. Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication, 11(3). article 4.
  • Mathur, A. (2006). Active Citizenship through Technology: Designing a Curriculum that Uses New Technologies to Promote Understanding of Active Citizenship in College Students (Undergraduate thesis).

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