Reese applies empirically validated cognitive theories within learning environments, specializing in metaphor, conceptual change, mental models, and instructional design theory. Current concentration is learning and assessment within game-based instructional environments.

Just-In-Time Conceptual Scaffolding: Engineering Sound Instructional Metaphors

A process for designing metaphor-enhanced, computer-mediated learning objects; theoretical underpinnings; affordances of a higher-order concept; and applications within diverse learning environments (e.g., gaming) are presented.

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