Robert Atkinson

Assoc Professor
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
8809
Associate Professor
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
8809
Assoc Professor
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
8809
Senior Sustainability Scientist
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
8809

Publications

  • . . In order to learn: How the sequences of topics affect learning (2007).
  • Lusk, M M (Author) ,Atkinson, Robert Kenneth (Author) . Varying a pedagogical agent's degree of embodiment under two visual search conditions. Applied Cognitive Psychology (2007).
  • J Reisslein, Robert Atkinson, P Seeling, M Reisslein. Encountering the expertise reversal effect with a computer-based environment on electrical circuit analysis. Learning and Instruction (2006).
  • . . Review of: Cambridge handbook of multimedia learning (2006).
  • J Reisslein, Robert Atkinson, P Seeling, M Reisslein. Investigating the presentation and format of instructional prompts in an electrical circuit analysis computer-based learning environment. IEEE Transaction on Education (2005).
  • Robert Atkinson, R Mayer, M Merrill. Fostering social agency in multimedia learning: Examining the impact of an animated agent's voice. Contemporary Educational Psychology (2005).
  • . . Cambridge handbook of multimedia learning (2005).
  • A Renkl, Robert Atkinson, C Gunther. How fading worked-out solution steps works - A cognitive load perspective. Instructional Science (2004).
  • . . Review of: Creating graphics for learning and performance: Lessons in visual literacy (2004).
  • . . Review of: Graphics for learning: Proven guidelines for planning, designing, and evaluating visuals in training materials (2004).
  • A Renkl, Robert Atkinson. Structuring the transition from example study to problem solving in cognitive skills acquisition: A cognitive load perspective. Educational Psychologist (2003).
  • Robert Atkinson, A Renkl, M Merrill. Transitioning from studying examples to solving problems: Combining fading with prompting fosters learning. Journal of Educational Psychology (2003).
  • Robert Atkinson, R Catrambone, M Merrill. Aiding transfer in statistical learning: Examining the use of conceptually-oriented equations and elaborations. Journal of Educational Psychology (2003).
  • A Renkl, Robert Atkinson. Learning from examples: Fostering self-explanations in computer-based learning environments. Interactive Learning Environments (2002).
  • A Renkl, Robert Atkinson, U Maier, R Staley. From example study to problem solving: Smooth transitions help learning. Journal of Experimental Education (2002).
  • Robert Atkinson. Optimizing learning from examples using animated pedagogical agents. Journal of Educational Psychology (2002).
  • Robert Atkinson, S Derry, A Renkl, D Wortham. Learning from examples: Instructional principles from the worked examples research. Review of Educational Research (2000).
  • Atkinson, Robert, Catrambone, R. Subgoal leaning and the effect of conceptual equations on transfer. Erlbaum (2000).
  • Atkinson, Robert, Derry, S. Computer-based examples designed to encourage optimal example processing: A study examining the impact of sequentially presented, subgoal-oriented worked examples. Erlbaum (2000).
  • Renkl, A, Atkinson, Robert, Maier, U. From studying examples to solving problems: Fading worked-out solution steps helps learning. Erlbaum (2000).

Research Activity

Courses

Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
FSE 201Engineering Undergraduate TA
FSE 394Special Topics
CSE 463Intro Human Computer Interactn
CSE 492Honors Directed Study
CSE 493Honors Thesis
IEE 578Regression Analysis
CSE 580Practicum
EDT 590Reading and Conference
CSE 599Thesis
EDT 684Internship
EDT 780Practicum
EDT 784Internship
EDT 790Reading and Conference
DCI 790Reading and Conference
CSE 790Reading and Conference
EDP 792Research
CSE 792Research
EDT 792Research
EDT 799Dissertation
DCI 799Dissertation
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
CPI 101Introduction to Informatics
FSE 201Engineering Undergraduate TA
FSE 394Special Topics
CSE 492Honors Directed Study
CSE 493Honors Thesis
CSE 499Individualized Instruction
COE 502Introduction to Data Analysis
CSE 580Practicum
EDT 584Internship
EDT 590Reading and Conference
EDT 690Reading and Conference
EDT 790Reading and Conference
EDT 792Research
EDT 799Dissertation
Summer 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
CSE 463Intro Human Computer Interactn
EDT 580Practicum
EDT 590Reading and Conference
CSE 595Continuing Registration
EDT 598Special Topics
EDT 780Practicum
EDT 790Reading and Conference
EDT 792Research
EDT 799Dissertation
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
FSE 201Engineering Undergraduate TA
CSE 463Intro Human Computer Interactn
CSE 492Honors Directed Study
CSE 493Honors Thesis
CPI 493Honors Thesis
EDT 506Evaluation of Learning System
CSE 580Practicum
EDT 590Reading and Conference
CSE 599Thesis
EDT 684Internship
EDT 780Practicum
EDT 784Internship
DCI 790Reading and Conference
CSE 790Reading and Conference
EDT 790Reading and Conference
EDT 792Research
EDP 792Research
CSE 792Research
HSE 799Dissertation
EDT 799Dissertation
DCI 799Dissertation
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
CPI 101Introduction to Informatics
CSE 492Honors Directed Study
CPI 492Honors Directed Study
CSE 493Honors Thesis
CSE 499Individualized Instruction
EDT 501Foundations/Issues Educ Tech
CSE 580Practicum
EDT 584Internship
EDT 590Reading and Conference
EDT 690Reading and Conference
EDT 790Reading and Conference
EDT 792Research
EDT 799Dissertation
Summer 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
CPI 101Introduction to Informatics
CSE 463Intro Human Computer Interactn
EDT 580Practicum
EDT 590Reading and Conference
EDT 780Practicum
EDT 790Reading and Conference
EDT 792Research
EDT 799Dissertation
AME 799Dissertation
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
CSE 463Intro Human Computer Interactn
CSE 492Honors Directed Study
CSE 493Honors Thesis
CSE 499Individualized Instruction
EDP 554Analysis-of-Variance Methods
CSE 580Practicum
EDT 580Practicum
EDT 584Internship
EDT 684Internship
EDT 784Internship
EDT 790Reading and Conference
DCI 790Reading and Conference
CSE 790Reading and Conference
EDP 792Research
CSE 792Research
EDT 792Research
SMC 799Dissertation
DCI 799Dissertation
EDT 799Dissertation
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
CPI 101Introduction to Informatics
CSE 492Honors Directed Study
CSE 499Individualized Instruction
EDT 501Foundations/Issues Educ Tech
EDT 580Practicum
CSE 580Practicum
EDT 584Internship
EDT 590Reading and Conference
EDT 690Reading and Conference
EDT 780Practicum
EDT 790Reading and Conference
EDT 792Research
EDT 799Dissertation
Summer 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
EDT 580Practicum
EDT 590Reading and Conference
EDT 780Practicum
EDT 790Reading and Conference
EDT 792Research
EDT 799Dissertation
AME 799Dissertation
Spring 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
CPI 101Introduction to Informatics
CPI 350Eval of Informatics Systems
CSE 493Honors Thesis
CSE 499Individualized Instruction
EDT 506Educational Evaluation
EDP 554Analysis-of-Variance Methods
CSE 580Practicum
EDT 580Practicum
EDT 584Internship
EDT 684Internship
EDT 784Internship
EDT 790Reading and Conference
CSE 790Reading and Conference
DCI 790Reading and Conference
EDT 792Research
EDP 792Research
EDT 799Dissertation
DCI 799Dissertation
Fall 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
CPI 101Introduction to Informatics
CSE 492Honors Directed Study
EDT 501Foundations/Issues Educ Tech
EDT 506Educational Evaluation
EDT 580Practicum
EDT 584Internship
EDT 590Reading and Conference
EDT 690Reading and Conference
EDT 780Practicum
EDT 790Reading and Conference
EDT 792Research
EDT 799Dissertation
Summer 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
EDT 580Practicum
EDT 590Reading and Conference
EDT 780Practicum
EDT 790Reading and Conference
EDT 792Research
EDT 799Dissertation
AME 799Dissertation
Spring 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
CPI 350Eval of Informatics Systems
EDT 504Developmnt Computer-Based Inst
EDT 580Practicum
CSE 580Practicum
EDT 584Internship
EDT 684Internship
EDT 780Practicum
EDT 784Internship
EDT 790Reading and Conference
CSE 790Reading and Conference
EDT 792Research
EDP 792Research
EDT 799Dissertation
DCI 799Dissertation
Fall 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
ASU 101-CSEThe ASU Experience
EDP 554Analysis-of-Variance Methods
EDT 590Reading and Conference
EDT 790Reading and Conference
EDT 792Research
EDT 799Dissertation
Summer 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
CPI 101Introduction to Informatics
EDT 580Practicum
EDT 590Reading and Conference
EDT 780Practicum
EDT 790Reading and Conference
EDT 792Research
EDT 799Dissertation
AME 799Dissertation

Service

  • Educational Technology Certificate Program, Coordinator (2007 - Present)
  • Institute of Educational Science's Mathematics and Science Scientific Review Panel, Review Panel Member (2007 - Present)
  • Journal of Educational Psychology, Editorial Board Member (2007 - Present)
  • National Science Foundation's Course, Curriculum, and Laboratory Improvement (CCLI) program, Review Panel Member (2007 - Present)
  • College of Education Faculty Representive for football recruiting events, Faculty Representive (2006 - Present)
  • Educational Psychology Review, Editorial Board Member (2006 - Present)
  • Pittsburg Science of Learning Center (PSLC), a major $25 million Science of Learning Center grant funded by the Natioal Science Foundation, Advisory Board Member (2006 - Present)
  • Educational Technology Research & Design, Consulting Editor (2005 - Present)
  • College of Education Ad Hoc Technology Committee, Member (2004 - Present)
  • Engineering Education Graduate Certificate Planning Team, Member (2004 - Present)
  • Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied, Manuscript reviewer (2004 - Present)
  • Journal of Research in Science Teaching, Editorial Board Member (2004 - Present)
  • Math and Science Partnership Evaluation Facilitation Team, Member (2004 - Present)
  • Association of Educational Communications and Technology, Member (2002 - Present)
  • Educational Technology Area Admissions Committee, Arizona State University, Member (2002 - Present)
  • European Association of Research on Learning and Instruction, Member (2001 - Present)
  • Education and Educational Psychology Search Committee (Elementary Education), Mississippi State University, Counselor (2000 - Present)
  • The Journal of Experimental Education, Consulting Editor (2000 - Present)
  • Cognitive Science Society, Member (1998 - Present)
  • American Educational Research Association, Member (1993 - Present)
  • American Psychological Association, Member (1993 - Present)
  • College Council, Member (2007 - 2007)
  • Pandemic Flu Committe, Member (2007 - 2007)
  • Counseling Psychology, Member (2006 - 2007)
  • Division of Psychology in Education Awards Committee, Arizona State University, Member (2005 - 2007)
  • Learning and Instruction, Manuscript reviewer (2005 - 2007)
  • Center for Research on Education in Science, Mathematics, Engineering, and Technology, Associate Director (2004 - 2007)
  • Journal of Educational Psychology, Manuscript reviewer (2002 - 2007)
  • Cognition & Instruction, Manuscript reviewer (2006 - 2006)
  • Computers & Education, Manuscript reviewer (2006 - 2006)
  • Educational Research Review, Manuscript reviewer (2006 - 2006)
  • Instructional Science, Manuscript reviewer (2006 - 2006)
  • Plagiarism Prevention Software Proposal Review Committee, Arizona State University, Member (2006 - 2006)
  • Review of Educational Research, Manuscript reviewer (2006 - 2006)
  • Reviews of Human Factors and Ergonomics, Chapter reviewer (2006 - 2006)
  • College of Education Honors and Awards Committee, Arizona State University, Member (2005 - 2006)
  • Superintendent's Blue Ribbon Task Force on Technology, State of Arizona, Member (2004 - 2006)
  • Superintendent's Blue Ribbon Task Force on Technology, State of Arizona, Member (2004 - 2006)
  • Educational Technology Assistant/Associate Clinical Professor Search Committee, Member (2005 - 2005)
  • Supervisor, all EDT 300 and EDT 323 courses during Fall, 2005, Faculty Supervisor (2005 - 2005)
  • American Educational Research Journal, Manuscript reviewer (2004 - 2005)
  • Applied Cognitive Psychology, Manuscript reviewer (2004 - 2005)
  • College Council Operations Committee, Arizona State University, Member (2004 - 2005)
  • Division of Psychology in Education Awards Committee, Arizona State University, Member (2004 - 2005)
  • Educational Psychology Review, Manuscript reviewer (2004 - 2005)
  • Educational Technology Faculty Search Committee, Arizona State University, Member (2004 - 2005)
  • Educational Technology Graduate Student Organization, Faculty Advisor (2002 - 2005)
  • Educational Technology and Society, Executive Peer Reviewer (2000 - 2005)
  • American Educational Research Association - For the 2004 Annual Meeting, Co-Chair (2004 - 2004)
  • Educational Technology Research & Design, Manuscript reviewer (2004 - 2004)
  • Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, Manuscript reviewer (2004 - 2004)
  • Special Interest Meeting 2004 of EARLI SIG 6 and 7, Paper reviewer (2004 - 2004)
  • Center for Research on Education in Science, Mathematics, Engineering, and Technology (CRESMET), Faculty Advisory Board member (2002 - 2004)
  • Parental Advisory Board for College of Education Preschool, Arizona State University, Chair (2002 - 2004)
  • Journal of Research in Science Teaching, Manuscript reviewer (2003 - 2003)
  • Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, Paper reviewer (2002 - 2003)
  • American Educational Research Association, Paper reviewer (2000 - 2003)
  • Education and Educational Psychology - Status and Retention Committee, Mississippi State University, Counselor (2001 - 2002)
  • Mississippi State University, Undergraduate Education Advising Committee (2001 - 2002)
  • College of Education - Scholarship Committee, Mississippi State University, Member (2000 - 2002)
  • International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies, Paper reviewer (2001 - 2001)
  • Curriculum and Instruction Search Committee (Secondary Education), Mississippi State University, Member (2000 - 2001)
  • Undergraduate Advising Task Force, Mississippi State University, Member (2000 - 2001)
  • Campus Wide Information Systems, Manuscript reviewer (2000 - 2000)
  • Curriculum and Instruction Search Committee, Mississippi State University, Member (2000 - 2000)
  • International Conference of the Learning Sciences, Paper reviewer (2000 - 2000)
  • International Workshop on Advanced Learning Technologies, Paper reviewer (2000 - 2000)