- Abuah, C., Schilder, D., Sherman, M., & Martin, F. (2018). The tablet game: an embedded assessment for measuring students’ programming skill in app inventor. Journal of Computing Sciences in Colleges, 33(6), 9–21. https://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=3205194.
- Ni, L., & Martin, F. (2017). Creating Socially Relevant Mobile Apps: Infusing Computing into Middle School Curricula in Two School Districts. Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Computer Supported Collaborative Learning. Philadelphia, PA: International Society of the Learning Sciences. PDF.
- Ni, L., Harunani, F., & Martin, F. (2017). Empowering middle school students to create data-enabled social apps. Journal of Computing Sciences in Colleges, 32(6), 88-100. http://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=3069674.
- Lijun Ni, Diane Schilder, Mark Sherman, and Fred Martin. (2016). Computing with a community focus: outcomes from an app inventor summer camp for middle school students. Journal of Computing Sciences in Colleges, 31(6), June 2016, p. 82–89. http://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=2904468.
- Ni, L., Sherman, M., Schilder, D., and Martin, F. (2016). Computing with a Community Focus: An App Inventor Summer Camp for Middle School Students. Poster presented at Proceedings of the 47th ACM Technical Symposium on Computing Science Education. ACM, 2016. See abstract at http://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=2850548, and poster PDF.
- Martin, F., Abuah, C., Chakrabarty, S., Nguyen, D., Sherman, M., & Schilder, D. (2018, February). The Tablet Game: An Embedded Assessment for Measuring Students’ Programming Skill in App Inventor. Poster presentation at SIGCSE 2018, Baltimore, MD, February 24, 2018. Abstract in Proceedings of the 49th ACM Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education (pp. 1095-1095). Poster link.
- The Creative New Way to Teach Kids Computer Science. Essay by Fred Martin on the CS Pathways project. Media Planet, Education and Career News. September 15, 2017.
- Middle School Pathways in Computer Science. Flash talk presented at NSF PIs and Evaluators meeting, June 15, 2017. Fred Martin, Lijun Ni, and Diane Schilder. slides.
- App Inventor: Empowering Middle Schoolers to Create Data-Rich Community Apps, invited presentation by Fred Martin at Autodesk University Design Symposium (DP23097), November 16, 2016, Las Vegas, NV. Video of presentation.
- CS Pathways: A Model of Inclusive Middle School Computing for Social Good, 55-minute presentation at MA STEM Summit (Worcester, MA), November 1, 2016.
- Building Middle School Engagement in Math and Computer Science: Findings from the NSF ITEST Program, panel presentation at MA STEM Summit (Worcester, MA), November 1, 2016.
- Integrating Project-Based Computing, 55-minute session at MassCUE Conference at Gillette Stadium (Foxboro, MA), October 19, 2016.
- CS Pathways in Gr 6-8: Making Apps for Social Good, presentation at Computer Science Teachers Association Annual Conference, July 11, 2016.
- Middle School Pathways in Computer Science, 3-minute video presentation at NSF 2016 Video Showcase. Included virtual conference discussion from May 16–20, 2016. See http://stemforall2016.videohall.com/presentations/764 or copy on YouTube.
- Fred Martin interview with Laura Carlo of WCRB-FM for Lowell Connector radio show. July 15, 2015. Google Drive link.
- Presentation at NSF ITEST PIs and Evaluators meeting, Fred Martin and Diane Schilder, May 2, 2015. See CS Pathways STELAR slides.
- Middle School Project-Based Computing, presented at Massachusetts Computer Using Educators’ conference (MassCUE), Foxboro, MA, October 21, 2015. See blog posting for slides and handouts.
Theses and Dissertations
- Sherman, Mark Andrew. (2017). Detecting Student Progress during Programming Activities by Analyzing Edit Operations on their Blocks-Based Programs. PhD dissertation, University of Massachusetts Lowell. Ann Arbor: ProQuest. Order No. 1929235847. Github document release.
- Harunani, Farzeen. (2016). AppVis: Enabling Data-Rich Apps in App Inventor. Master’s thesis, University of Massachusetts Lowell. Ann Arbor: ProQuest. Order No. 10409025.