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Ann Brown references

By Steve Draper,   Department of Psychology,   University of Glasgow.

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This is an extensive, although not exhaustive, list of Ann Brown's publications. They include publications where Brown was not the first author. They are in chronological order (not strictly alphabetical). My shorthand way of referring to them is by a tag such as "Brown83b", which means it was published in 1983 and she had at least 2 other publications that year.
Her most important and frequent co-authors were Campione and Palincsar.

0 = I don't have it. 1= I have a paper (1a) and/or digital copy (1b). 2=I have written notes.

In the years 1972 - 1975 Ann Brown had at least 17 publications not listed here, as you can see by looking in the reference section of Brown83b alone.

Brown, A. L, (1975) "The development of memory: Knowing, knowing about knowing, and knowing how to know" In H.W.Reese (Ed.) Advances in child development and behavior vol.10 pp.103-152 (New York: Academic Press) [Annual vols. No issue or ch. nmbs.] [1a,b 2]

Brown, A. L. (1978) "Knowing when, where, and how to remember: A problem of metacognition" in R.Glaser (Ed.) Advances in instructional psychology Vol.1 pp.77-165 (Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum) [0]

Brown, A. L. (1980) "Metacognitive development and reading" In R. J. Spiro, B. Bruce, & W. Brewer (Eds.) Theoretical issues in reading comprehension ch.19 pp.453-481 (Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum) [1a,b]

Brown,A.L., Campione,J.C. & Day,J.D. (1981) "Learning to learn: On training students to learn from texts" Educational Researcher vol.10 no.2 pp.14-21 [0]

Brown, A. L. & Palincsar, A. S. (1982) "Inducing strategic learning from texts by means of informed, self-control training" Topics in Learning and Learning disabilities vol.2 (1) pp.1-17 [0]

Brown,A.L. & Day,J.D. (1983a) "Macrorules for summarizing texts: The development of expertise" Journal of verbal learning and verbal behavior vol.22 no.1 pp.1-14 [0]

Brown,A.L., Bransford,J.D., Ferrara,R.A., & Campione,J.C. (1983b) "Learning, remembering, and understanding" In P. H. Mussen (series ed.) & J.H.Flavell & E.M.Markman (vol.Eds.) Handbook of child psychology: Vol.3. Child development (4th ed.) ch.2 pp.77-166 (New York:Wiley) [1a,b]

Palincsar, A.S., & Brown, A.L. (1984) "Reciprocal teaching of comprehension-fostering and comprehension-monitoring activities" Cognition and Instruction vol.1 no.2 pp.117-175 [1a,b 2]

Brown,A.L. & Ferrara,R.A. (1985a) "Diagnosing zones of proximal development" ch.12 pp.273-305 in J.V.Wertsch (ed.) Culture, communication, and cognition: Vygotskian perspectives (CUP) [1a]

Brown,A.L. (1985b) "Mental orthopedics, the training of cognitive skills: An interview, with Alfred Binet" in S. F. Chipman, J. W. Segal, and R. Glaser, (eds.) Thinking and learning skills vol.2 pp.319-337 Research and open questions (Hillsdale, NJ: Erlbaum). [0]

Reeve,R.A. & Brown,A.L. (1985c) "Metacognition reconsidered: Implications for intervention research" Journal of abmormal child psychology vo.13 no.3 pp.343-356 doi: 10.1007/BF00912721 [1a,b]

Brown,A.L. (1987a) "Metacognition, executive control, self-regulation, and other more mysterious mechanisms" ch.3 pp.65-116 in F.E.Wernert (ed.) Metacognition, motivation and understanding (Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum)
[This is a revised / improved version of the section on metacognition in Brown83b] [1a. plus I have a few notes in web page "Metacognition"]

Campione,J.C. & Brown,A.L. (1987b) "Linking dynamic assessment with school achievement" ch.3 pp.82-115 in C.S.Lidz (ed.) Dynamic assessment: An international approach to evaluating learning potential (New York: The Guilford Press) [0]

Reeve, R.A., Palincsar, A. S. & Brown, A. L. (1987c). "Everyday and academic thinking: Implications for learning and problem solving" Journal of Curriculum Studies, vol.19 no.2 pp.123-134. doi: 10.1080/0022027870190202 [1a,b]

Palincsar, A. S. & Brown, A. L. & Martin,S. (1987d) "Peer interaction in reading comprehension instruction" Educational Psychologist vol.22 (3 & 4) pp.231-253. [0]

Brown,A.L. (1988a) "Motivation to learn and understand: On taking charge of one's own learning" Cognition and Instruction vol.5 no.4 pp.311-321 [1a, 2]

Brown,A.L. & Kane,M.J. (1988b) "Preschool children can learn to transfer: Learning to learn and learning from example" Cognitive Psychology vol.20 no.4 pp.493-523 [0]

Campione, Joseph & Brown, Ann & Connell, Michael (1988c) "Metacognition: On the importance of understanding what you are doing. in R.I.Charles & E.A. Silver The Teaching and Assessing of Mathematical Problem Solving (LEA: London) [1b]

Palincsar,A.S. & Brown,A.L. (1988d) "Teaching and practicing thinking skills to promote comprehension in the context of group problem solving" Remedial and Special Education vol.9 no.1 pp.53-59 [0]

Brown,A.L. & Palincsar,A.S. (1989) "Guided, cooperative learning and individual knowledge acquisition" ch.13 pp.393-451 in L.B.Resnick (Ed.) Knowing, learning and instruction: Essays in honor of Robert Glaser (Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates). [0]

Brown, A. L. (1990a) "Domain-specific principles affect learning and transfer in children" Cognitive Science vol.14 no.1 pp.107-133 [0]

Brown,A.L. & Campione,J.C. (1990b) "Communities of learning and thinking, or A context by any other name" ch.?? pp.108-126 in D.Kuhn (ed.) Developmental perspectives on teaching and learning thinking skills which is vol.21 in the series Contributions to human development (Basel: Karger) [1a]
and republished but abridged in P.Woods (ed.) Contemporary issues in teaching and learning (London: Routledge) ch.9 pp.120-126
N.B. this paper is given the wrong reference details in many other papers including Brown's own.

Brown, A.L. (1992) "Design experiments: Theoretical and methodological challenges in creating complex interventions in classroom settings" The Journal of the Learning Sciences, 2(2), pp.141-178 [1a, 2]

Brown,A.L., Ash,D., Rutherford,M., Nakagawa,K., Gordon,A., & Campione,J.C. (1993) "Distributed expertise in the classroom" In G.Salomon (Ed.) Distributed cognitions: Psychological and educational considerations ch.7 pp.188-228 (New York: Cambridge University Press) [1a,b]

Brown, A.L. (1994a) "The advancement of learning" Educational Researcher vol.23 no.8 pp.4-12 [1a,b 2]

Brown, A.L., & Campione, J.C. (1994b) "Guided discovery in a community of learners" ch.9 pp.229-270 in K. McGilly (Ed.) Classroom lessons: Integrating cognitive theory and classroom practice (Cambridge, MA: MIT Press/Bradford Books) [1a, 2]

Brown, A.L., & Campione, J.C. (1996) "Psychological theory and the design of innovative learning environments: On procedures, principles, and systems" In L.Schauble & R.Glaser (Eds.) Innovations in learning: New environments for education (ch.11 pp.289-325) (Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum) [1a, 2] [This is the most interesting of her papers w.r.t. Jigsaw design]

Coleman,E.B., Brown, A.L., & Rivkin, I.D. (1997a) "The effect of instructional explanations on learning from scientific texts" The Journal of the Learning Sciences, 6(4), pp.347-365 [1a, 2]

Brown, A.L. (1997b) "Transforming schools into communities of thinking and learning about serious matters" American Psychologist vol.52 no.4 pp.399-413 doi: 10.1037/0003-066X.52.4.399 [1a,b 2]

Palincsar (as related to Ann Brown)

(Palincsar's full list of her own publications is here.)


Palincsar, A.S. (1986) "The role of dialogue in providing scaffolded instruction" Educational Psychologist vol.21 no.1-2 pp.73-98 [1a,b]

Palincsar, A. S. & Brown, D. S. (1987) "Enhancing instructional time through attention to metacognition" Journal of Learning Disabilities 20 (2) pp.66-75. [0]


Palincsar, A. S. (1989). Less charted waters: A response to Seeley-Brown, Collins, & Duguid's "Situated Cognition and the Culture of Learning." Educational Researcher, vol.18 no.4 pp.5-7 [0]

Palincsar, A.S. (1990) "Providing the context for intentional learning" Remedial and Special Education vol.11 no.6 pp.36-40. [0]

Blumenfeld, P. C., Soloway, E., Marx, R., Krajcik, J., Guzdial, M. & Palincsar, A. (1991) "Motivating project-based learning" Educational Psychologist vol.26 nos.3 & 4 pp.369-398. [0]

Palincsar, A.S. (1998a) "Social constructivist perspectives on teaching and learning" Annual Review of Psychology vol.49 pp.345-375 [1a,b]

Palincsar, A.S. (1998b) "Keeping the Metaphor of Scaffolding Fresh -- A Response to C. Addison Stone's 'The Metaphor of Scaffolding: Its Utility for the Field of Learning Disabilities'" Journal of Learning Disabilities vol.31 no.4 pp.370-373 [1a,b]

Palincsar, A. S. (2003) "Ann L. Brown: Advancing a theoretical model of learning and instruction" In B. J. Zimmerman and D. H. Schunk (Eds.) Educational psychology: A century of contributions ch.19 pp.459-475 (Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum) [1a,b]

Palincsar, A. S. (2011) Youtube on higher order questions (6 min.s)



Campione, Joseph. (1989). "Assisted Assessment: A Taxonomy of Approaches and an Outline of Strengths and Weaknesses" Journal of learning disabilities vol.22 pp.151-65. doi: 10.1177/002221948902200303.


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