Selected Publications


Cohen, J., Jones, M., Smith, S. & Calandra, B. (2017) Makification: Towards a framework for leveraging the maker movement in formal education. Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia. 26(3), 217-229.

Renken, M., Cohen, C., Fuqua, A., Ayer, T. & Calandra, B. (2017). Who Stays and Who Goes? Connecting Prior Experiences, Interests, and Abilities to Retention in an After-school Computer-Based Program. In B.K., Smith, M. Borge, E. Mercier, & K.Y. Kim (Eds.), Making a Difference: Prioritizing Equity and Access in CSCL. 12th International Conference on Computer Supported Collaborative Learning Conference Proceedings Volume 1. (pp. 359-366). Philadelphia, PA: ISLS.

Cohen, J., Renken, M. & Calandra, B. (2017). 21st century skills and the ICT workplace: Do urban middle school students feel prepared? Tech Trends. DOI 10.1007/s11528-017-0170-8.

Criswell, B., Calandra, B., Puvirajah, A., & Brantley-Dias, L. (2015). A new lens for supporting and studying science teacher reflections: situating the self in the [activity] system. Cultural Studies of Science Education, 1-29. doi: 10.1007/s11422-014-9654-4

Puvirajah, A., & Calandra, B. (2015). Embodied experiences in virtual worlds role-play as a conduit for novice teacher identity exploration: A case study. Identity: An International Journal of Theory and Research. 15, 23-47.

Calandra, B., Sun, Y., & Puvirajah, A. (2014). A new perspective on teachers’ video-aided reflection. Journal of Digital Learning in Teacher Education. 30 (3), 104–109.

Dooley, C., Calandra, B., & Harmon, S.W. (2014). Pre-­Service teachers’ experience practicing reading response in a multi user virtual environment. Journal of Digital Learning in Teacher Education. 30 (4), 121-130.

Calandra, B., & Puvirajah, A. (2014). Teacher practice in multi user virtual environments: A fourth space. Tech Trends. 58(6), 29-35.

Calandra, B., & Harmon, S.W. (2012). A unique e-learning design for high impact safety awareness training. Educational Media International. 49(12), 97-108.

Wang, C.X., Calandra, B., Tibbard, S.T., & McDowell Lefaiver, M.L.  (2012). Learning effects of an experimental EFL program in second life. Educational Technology Research and Development. 60(5), 943-961.

Thompson-Sellers, I., & Calandra, B. (2012). Ask the instructional designers: A cursory glance at practice in the workplace. Performance Improvement. 51 (7), 21-27.

Calandra, B., & Puvirajah, A, (2011). A framework for facilitating transformation in novice teachers using digital video. Educational Technology. 51(2), 33-36.

Calandra, B., & Veletsianos, G. (2011). Special issue on technology and transformative learning: Introduction. Educational Technology, 51(2), 3-4.

Lai, G., & Calandra, B. (2010). Examining the effects of computer-based scaffolds on novice teachers’ reflective journal writing. Educational Technology Research and Development. 58(4), 421-437.

Calandra, B., & Brantley-Dias, L. (2010). Using digital video editing to shape novice teachers: A generative process for nurturing professional growth. Educational Technology, 50(1), 13-17.

Rich P.J., & Calandra, B. (2010). Video, video everywhere: Issues and evidence of video analysis in teacher education. Educational Technology, 50(1), 3.

Calandra, B., Brantley-Dias, L., Lee, J.K., & Fox, D.L. (2009). Using video editing to cultivate novice teachers’ practice. Journal of Research on Technology in Education, 42(1), 73-94.

Lai, G., Calandra, B., & Ma, Y. (2009). Leveraging the potential of design-based research to improve reflective thinking in an educational assessment system. International Journal of Technology in Teaching and Learning, 5(2), 119-137.

Calandra, B., Gurvitch, R., & Lund, J. (2008). An exploratory study of digital video editing as a tool for teacher preparation. Journal of Technology and Teacher Education, 16(2), 137-153 .

Calandra, B., Barron, A.E., & Thompson-Sellers, I. (2008). Audio use in e-Learning: What, why, when, and how? International Journal of eLearning, 7(4), 589-601.

Hartmann C., & Calandra, B. (2007). Diffusion and reinvention of ePortfolio design knowledge as a catalyst for teacher learning. Technology, Pedagogy, and Education 16(2), 77-93.

Brantley-Dias, L., & Calandra, B. (2007). A practical design model for novice teachers. Educational Technology, 47(4), 33-38.

Lai, G., & Calandra, B. (2007). Using online scaffolds to enhance preservice teachers’ reflective journal writing: A qualitative analysis. International Journal of Technology in Teaching and Learning, 3(3), 66-81.

Calandra, B., Brantley-Dias, L., & Mcneal, K. (2007). An electronic system to support novice teachers’ reflective lesson design. Multicultural Education and Technology Journal 1(2), 100-111.

Calandra, B., Brantley-Dias, L., & Dias, M. (2006) . Using digital video for professional development in urban schools: A preservice teacher’s experience with reflection. Journal of Computing in Teacher Education, 22(4), 125-133.

Brantley-Dias, L., Calandra, B., Harmon, S., & Shoffner, M. (2006). An analysis of collaboration between colleges of education and arts and sciences in PT3 grants. Tech Trends, 50(3), 32-37.

Calandra, B. (2006). [Review of the book The Cambridge Handbook of Multimedia Learning]. Journal of Industrial Teacher Education, 43(1), 100-101.

Calandra, B., & Barron A.E. (2005). A preliminary investigation of advance organizers for a complex educational website. Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 14(1), 5-23.

Calandra, B., & Lee, J.K. (2005). The digital history and pedagogy project: Creating an interpretative/pedagogical historical website. The Internet and Higher Education, 8(4), 323-333.

Flanagan, B., & Calandra, B. (2005). Podcasting for the K12 classroom. Learning and Leading with Technology, 33 (3), 20-25.

Calandra, B., Lang, T.R., & Barron, A.E. (2004). Who will use our electronic teacher’s guide? A preliminary analysis of preservice teachers’ knowledge of and attitudes toward issues surrounding the Holocaust. Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education [Online serial], 4(2). Available: studies/article1.cfm

Lee, J. K., & Calandra, B. (2004). Can embedded annotations help high school students perform problem-solving tasks using a web-based historical document? Journal of Research on Technology in Education, 37(1), 65-84.

Barron, A.E., & Calandra, B. (2003). The use of audio in multimedia learning: Theory and practice. Journal of Interactive Instruction Development, 16(1), 25-34.

Calandra, B., Fitzpatrick, J., & Barron, A. E. (2002). A holocaust website: Effects on preservice teachers’ factual knowledge and attitudes toward traditionally marginalized groups. Journal of Technology and Teacher Education, 10(1), 75-93.

Barron, A.E., Calandra, B., Fitzpatrick, J., & Kemker, K. (2001). Teacher’s guide to the holocaust: An extensive online resource for teachers. CSS Journal: Journal of Computers in Social Studies, [Online serial], 9(3).

Calandra, B. (2000). A project to connect: Language practice with networked computers. TESOL Journal, 9(2), 35.

Fassbinder, R.W. (1997). Just a Slice of Bread: a play in ten scenes with a single set. Trans. Denis Calandra and Brendan Calandra. Performing Arts Journal, 19(2), 100-114. 


Calandra, B. & Rich P.J. (Eds.). (2014) Digital Video for Teacher Education: Research and Practice. NY: Routledge.


Calandra, B. (2014). A Process of Guided, Video-Based Reflection. In B. Calandra & P. J. Rich (Eds.), Digital Video for Teacher Education: Research and Practice. NY : Routledge.

Calandra, B. Ma, Y., & Lai, G. (2011). Digital multimedia for teaching and learning. In R. Ouyang, & C. X. Wang (eds.) Educational technology: Series on western research in humanities and social sciences (pp. 145-165). Beijing, China: China Renmin University Press (Book chapter in Chinese).

Wang, C. X., Calandra, B., & Yi, Y. (2010). Technical, pedagogical and cultural considerations for language learning in MUVEs. In T. Anderson (Series Ed.) & G. Veletsianos (Vol. Ed.), Issues in Distance Education: Using Emerging Technologies in Distance Education. Canada: Athabasca University Press.

Calandra, B., & Harmon, S.W. (2009). SimSpaces: User-created virtual learning in the schools. In R. Chen & T. Kidd (Eds.), Wired for Learning: An Educators Guide to Web 2.0. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing

Dias, L. B., & Calandra, B. (2007). Supporting novice teachers in diverse contexts: A practical instructional design model. In K. Kumpulainen (Ed.), Educational Technology: Opportunities and Challenges. Oulu, Finland: University of Oulu.

Miller G.I., Kemker, K., Calandra, B., & Culbreath, J. (2001). Mini-lesson movie: An integrated multimedia project using macromedia flash 5. In Macromedia Project-Based Multimedia: First Edition.

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