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Roland Hubscher

Associate Professor, Information Design and Corporate Communication
Ph.D., University of Colorado, 1995
M.S., Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, 1989
B.S., Höhere Technische Lehranstalt (HTL), 1984
Office: Morison Hall 288 | 781.891._2932 | rhubscher@bentley.edu
Department Phone: 781.891._3464 | Department Fax: 781.891.3167
                       


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Bio

Roland Hübscher received his PhD in Computer Science from University of Colorado, Boulder. His research interests are in the design of intelligent user interfaces for learners. His collaborative research with colleagues from educational psychology, physics, and computer science is supported by grants from the National Science Foundation and the U.S. Department of Education. He has published in several fields including educational psychology, education and technology, data mining, visual programming languages, optimization, and computer and music.

Teaching Interests

Intelligent user interfaces; user experience design

Research Interests

Intelligent user interfaces; educational technology; human-computer interaction; cognitive science; artificial intelligence

Professional Links

http://rolandhubscher.org

Publications

Journal Article(s)
Hübscher, R. (2010). Assigning students to groups using general and context-specific criteria. IEEE Transactions on Learning Technologies, 3 (3), 178-189.

Hübscher, R. (2009). Computer-supported negotiation of course content. Computers & Education, Elsevier, 53, 726-732.

Puntambekar, S., Hübscher, R. (2005). Tools for Scaffolding Students in a Complex Learning Environment: What have we Gained and What have we Missed? Educational Psychologist, 40 (1), 1-12.

Puntambekar, S., Stylianou, A., Hübscher, R. (2003). Improving navigation and learning in hypertext environments with navigable concept maps. Human-Computer Interaction, 18 (4), 395-428.

Zigurs, I., Reitsma, R., Lewis, C., Hübscher, R., Hayes, C. (1999). Accessibility of computer-based simulation models in inherently conflict-laden negotiations. Group Decision & Negotiation, 8 (6), 511–533.

Hübscher, R. (1997). Visual Constraint Rules. Visual Languages and Computing, 8, 425-451.

Guzdial, M., Kolodner, J., Hmelo, C., Narayanan, H., Carlson, D., Rappin, N., Hübscher, R., Turns, J., Newstetter, W. (1996). Computer support for learning through complex problem solving. Communications of the ACM, 39 (4), 43-45.

Hmelo, C., Narayanan, N. H., Hübscher, R., Kolodner, J. L. (1996). A Multiple-Case-Based Approach to Generative Environments for Learning. VIVEK, A Quarterly in Artificial Intelligence, 9, 2-18.

Uno, Y., Hübscher, R. (1995). Temporal-Gestalt Segmentation: Polyphonic Extensions and Applications to Works by Boulez, Cage, Xenakis, Ligeti, and Babbitt. Journal of Computers in Music Research, 5 (1-38).

Hübscher, R., Glover, F. (1994). Applying Tabu Search with Influential Diversification to Multiprocessor Scheduling. Computers & Operations Research, 21 (8), 877-884.

Book Chapters
Gribbons, W. M, Hübscher, R. From HCI to User Experience: Moving Beyond Technology. In Allen Tucker (Eds.), Computer Science Handbook. New York: . Taylor and Francis Group

Gribbons, W. M, Hübscher, R. (2014). Transforming HCI: The Art, Science and Business of User Experience Design. In Heikki Topi and Allen Tucker (Eds.), Information Systems and Information Technology, Volume 2 (Computing Handbook Set, Third Edition,)  (pp. 41 pages). Boca Rotan: . Taylor and Francis

Puntambekar, S, Hübscher, R. (2013). Analyzing navigation patterns to scaffold metacognition in hypertext systems. In Roger Azevedo and Vincent Aleven (Eds.), International Handbook of Metacognition and Learning Technologies (pp. 261–275). Springer

Frizell, S. S, Hübscher, R. (2008). Using Design Patterns to Support Effective E-Learning Design and Reuse. In Lockyer, L, Bennett, S, Agostinho, S, Harper, B (Eds.), Handbook of Research on Learning Design and Learning Objects: Issues, Applications and Technologies (pp. 144-166). London, UK: . Idea Group Publishing

Hübscher, R, Pittarese, T, Lanford, P. (2002). Navigation in e-Business Web Sites. In Nansi, Shi, Murthy, V.K (Eds.), Architectural Issues of Web-Enabled Electronic Business (pp. 184-196). Hershey, PA: . Idea Group Publishing

Narayanan, H, Hübscher, R. (1998). Visual Language Theory: Towards a Human-Computer Interaction Perspective. In Meyer, Bernd, Marriott, Kim (Eds.), Visual Language Theory (pp. 85-127). New York, NY: . Springer Verlag

Conference Proceeding(s)
Muehlmann, B. W., Baldwin, A. A., Hickman, C. F., Hübscher, R. (2008). Tax strategy patents: Intelligent or just useful for tax advising? , Seventeenth Annual Research Workshop on Artificial Intelligence and Emerging Technologies in Accounting, Auditing and Tax.

Hübscher, R., Puntambekar, S. (2008). Integrating knowledge gained from data mining with pedagogical knowledge. , 1st International Conference on Educational Data Mining.

Hübscher, R., Muehlmann, B. W. (2006). A Cognitive Model of Tax Problem Solving. , Fifteenth Annual Research Workshop on Artificial Intelligence and Emerging Technology.

Hübscher, R., Muehlmann, B. W., Ono, M. (2005). Scaffolding Tax Professionals Using the Original Tax Code. , Fourteenth Annual Research Workshop on Artificial Intelligence and Emerg. Tech. in Accounting, Auditing and Tax.

Lanford, P., Hübscher, R. (2004). Trustworthiness in E-Commerce. , 42nd Annual ACM Southeast Conference.

D'Amico, J., Hübscher-Younger, T., Hübscher, R., Narayanan, H. (2003). Applying Contextual Design to Build a Course Scheduler: A Case Study. , 41st Annual ACM Southeast Conference.

Frizell, S., Hübscher, R. (2002). Supporting the Application of Design Patterns in Web Course Design. , E-Learn--World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications.

Frizell, S., Hübscher, R. (2002). Aligning Theory and Web-based Instructional Design Practice with Design Patterns. , Proceedings of E-Learn--World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthc. & High. Ed.

Hübscher, R., Puntambekar, S. (2002). Adaptive Navigation for Learners in Hypermedia is Scaffolded Navigation. , Adaptive Hypermedia and Adaptive Web-based Systems.

Hübscher, R. (2001). What's in a Prerequisite? , International Conference on Advanced Learning Technology.

Conference Paper(s)
Iten, G., Stöcklin, M., Hübscher, R., Opwis, K. The impact of interactive visual simulations on learning statistics. Forthcoming

Conference Presentations

Hübscher, R. (2011). "Interdisciplinary collaboration." Presented at the International Society of the Learning Sciences's 9th International Conference on Computer Support for Collaborative Learning (CSCL2011), Hong Kong.

Puntambekar, S., Rebello, S., Narayanan, H., Hübscher, R. (2010). "Learning Science from Design Activities and Simulations." Presented at the Association for Psychological Science (APS)'s Symposium on Perceptual Characteristics and Concept Mastery: What Makes a Difference? 22nd Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science, Boston, MA.

Hübscher, R., Puntambekar, S. (2008). "Integrating knowledge gained from data mining with pedagogical knowledge." Presented at the 1st International Conference on Educational Data Mining, Montreal, Canada.

Muehlmann, B. W., Baldwin, A. A., Hickman, C. F., Hübscher, R. (2008). "Tax strategy patents: Intelligent or just useful for tax advising?" Presented at the Seventeenth Annual Research Workshop on Artificial Intelligence and Emerging Technologies in Accounting, Auditing and Tax, Anaheim, CA.

Hübscher, R., Puntambekar, S. (2007). "CoMPASS scaffolding with log file data." Presented at the American Educational Research Association, Chicago, IL.

Muehlmann, B. W., Hübscher, R., Baldwin, A. A. (2007). "For which issues in tax advising should the development of AI applications be fruitful?" Presented at the Sixteenth Annual Research Workshop on AI and Emerging Technologies in Acct., Audit. and Tax, Chicago, IL.

Hübscher, R., Puntambekar, S., Nye, A. (2007). "Domain Specific Interactive Data Mining." Presented at the Workshop on Data Mining for User Modeling, 11th International Conference on User Modeling, Corfu, Greece.

Hübscher, R., Muehlmann, B. W. (2006). "A Cognitive Model of Tax Problem Solving." Presented at the Fifteenth Annual Research Workshop on Artificial Intelligence and Emerging Technology, Washington, D.C..

Hübscher, R., Muehlmann, B. W., Ono, M. (2005). "Scaffolding Tax Professionals Using the Original Tax Code." Presented at the Fourteenth Annual Research Workshop on Artificial Intelligence and Emerg. Tech. in Accounting, Auditing and Tax, San Francisco, CA.

Lanford, P., Hübscher, R. (2004). "Trustworthiness in E-Commerce." Presented at the 42nd Annual ACM Southeast Conference, Huntsville, AL.

Hübscher, R., Puntambekar, S. (2004). "Modeling Learners as Individuals and as Groups." Presented at the Adaptive Hypermedia and Adaptive Web-Based Systems, Eindhoven, Holland.

D'Amico, J., Hübscher-Younger, T., Hübscher, R., Narayanan, H. (2003). "Applying Contextual Design to Build a Course Scheduler: A Case Study." Presented at the 41st Annual ACM Southeast Conference, Savannah, GA.

Hübscher, R., Puntambekar, S. (2002). "Adaptive Navigation for Learners in Hypermedia is Scaffolded Navigation." Presented at the Adaptive Hypermedia and Adaptive Web-based Systems, Malaga, Spain.

Frizell, S., Hübscher, R. (2002). "Supporting the Application of Design Patterns in Web Course Design." Presented at the E-Learn--World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications, Denver, CO.

Frizell, S., Hübscher, R. (2002). "Aligning Theory and Web-based Instructional Design Practice with Design Patterns." Presented at the Proceedings of E-Learn--World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthc. & High. Ed, Montreal.

Hübscher, R., Puntambekar, S. (2001). "Navigation Support for Learners in Hypertext Systems: Is More Indeed Better?" Presented at the Artificial Intelligence in Education: AI-ED in the Wired and Wireless Future, San Antonio, TX.

Hübscher, R. (2001). "What's in a Prerequisite?" Presented at the International Conference on Advanced Learning Technology, Madison, WI.

Hübscher, R. (2000). "Logically Optimal Curriculum Sequences for Adaptive Hypermedia Systems." Presented at the International Conference on Adaptive Hypermedia and Adaptive Web-based Systems, Trento, Italy.

Service

Department Service
Assurance Of Learning (AOL) coordinator, 2015 - Present
Hiring committee member, 2015 - Present
Committee Chair for Mentoring program, 2011 - Present
Committee Member for Thesis committee, 2003 - Present

University Service
Committee Chair for Faculty Evaluation Committee, 2016 - Present
Committee Member for Faculty Evaluation Committee, 2015 - 2016
co-chair for Faculty Affairs Committee (FAC), 2011 - 2012

Professional Service
Reviewer, Journal Article for IEEE Transactions on Learning Technologies, 2014 - Present
Reviewer, Journal Article for Computers & Education, 2010 - Present
Reviewer, Conference Paper for International Conference of the Learning Sciences, 2008 - Present
Reviewer, Conference Paper for International Conference on Educational Data Mining and Science, 2008 - Present
Reviewer, Conference Paper for Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society, 2003 - Present
Reviewer, Conference Paper for International Conference on Computer Supported Collaborative Learning, 1997 - Present
Reviewer, Journal Article for Educational Psychologist, 2015 - 2015
Reviewer, Conference Paper for Artificial Intelligence In Education, 2015 - 2015
Reviewer, Journal Article for Mathematical and Computer Modelling of Dynamical Systems, 2015 - 2015
Reviewer, Grant Proposal for Nazarbayev University via ORAU, 2014 - 2014
Reviewer, Journal Article for Journal of Educational Data Mining, 2014 - 2014
Reviewer, Grant Proposal for The Israel Science Foundation (ISF), 2014 - 2014
Reviewer, Conference Paper for 36th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (CogSci), 2014 - 2014
Reviewer, Conference Paper for International Conference of the Learning Sciences, 2013 - 2013
Reviewer of Academic Program MAS HCID for University of Applied Sciences, Rapperswil, 2012 - 2012

Public Service
Committee Chair for Diversity Committee, Touchstone Community School, 2009 - 2012