Samuel Dodson

About Me

I am a PhD candidate at the University of British Columbia (UBC) School of Information. My advisors are Luanne Sinnamon and Rick Kopak.

My research is at the intersection of human-computer interaction and information retrieval. I investigate how people find, manage, and use different types of information (e.g., audio, images, text, and video). I explore the tensions and breakdowns in human information interaction, and then provide implications for the design of practices and tools to address these needs.

Peer Reviewed Publications

For more information about my work, please see my Google Scholar profile.

Journal Articles

Dodson, S., Roll, I., Harandi, N. M., Fels, S. and, & Yoon, D. (2019). Weaving together media, technologies, and people: Students’ information practices in flipped classrooms. Information and Learning Sciences, 120(7/8), 519–540. https://doi.org/10.1108/ILS-01-2019-0011

Conference Papers

Fong, M., Dodson, S., Harandi, N. M., Seo, K., Yoon, D., & Fels, S. (2019). Instructors desire student activity, literacy, and video quality analytics to improve video-based blended courses. In Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Learning @ Scale (pp. 7:1–7:10). New York, NY: ACM. https://doi.org/10.1145/3330430.3333618

Yarmand, M., Yoon, D., Dodson, S., Roll, I., & Fels, S. (2019). “Can you believe [1:21]?!”: Content and time-based reference patterns in video comments. Proceedings of the CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (pp. 489:1–489:12). New York, NY: ACM. https://doi.org/10.1145/3290605.3300719 Best Paper Honourable Mention

Dodson, S., Freund, L., Yoon, D., Fong, M., Kopak, R., & Fels, S. (2018). Video-based consensus annotations for learning: A feasibility study. In Proceedings of the Association for Information Science and Technology (pp. 792–793). Silver Spring, MD: ASIS&T. https://doi.org/10.1002/pra2.2018.14505501119 [preprint]

Dodson, S., Roll, I., Fong, M., Yoon, D., Harandi, N., & Fels S. (2018). An active viewing framework for video-based learning. In Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Learning @ Scale (pp. 24:1–24:4). New York, NY: ACM. https://doi.org/10.1145/3231644.3231682 [preprint]

Fong, M., Dodson, S., Zhang, X., Roll, I., & Fels S. (2018). ViDeX: A platform for personalizing educational videos. In Proceedings of the ACM/IEEE Joint Conference on Digital Libraries (pp. 331–332). New York, NY: ACM. https://doi.org/10.1145/3197026.3203865 [preprint]

Dodson, S., Freund, L., & Kopak, R. (2018). The role of pre-existing highlights in reader-text interactions and outcomes. In Proceedings of the ACM/IEEE Joint Conference on Digital Libraries (pp. 17–20). New York, NY: ACM. https://doi.org/10.1145/3197026.3197066 [preprint]

Harandi, N. M., Agharebparast, F., Linares, L., Dodson, S., Roll, I., Fong, M., Yoon, D., & Fels, S. (2018). Student video-usage in introductory engineering courses. In Proceedings of the Canadian Engineering Education Association Conference (pp. 80:1–80:8). Winnipeg, Canada: CEEA-ACEG. https://doi.org/10.24908/pceea.v0i0.13025

Dodson, S., Roll, I., Fong, M., Yoon, D., Harandi, N. M., & Fels, S. (2018). Active viewing: A study of video highlighting in the classroom. In Proceedings of the Conference on Human Information Interaction & Retrieval (pp. 237–240). New York, NY: ACM. https://doi.org/10.1145/3176349.3176889 [preprint]

Dodson, S., Freund, L., & Kopak, R. (2017). Do highlights affect comprehension?: Lessons from a user study. In Proceedings of the Conference on Human Information Interaction and Retrieval (pp. 381–384). New York, NY: ACM. https://doi.org/10.1145/3020165.3022158 [preprint]

Workshop Papers

Bogers, T., Dodson, S., Freund, L., Gäde, M., Hall, M., Koolen, M., Petras, V., Pharo, N., & Skov, M. (2019). Overview of the workshop on barriers to interactive IR resources re-use. Paper presented at the Workshop on Barriers to Interactive IR Resources Re-use (pp. 1–6). http://ceur-ws.org/Vol-2337/overview.pdf

Bogers, T., Dodson, S., Freund, L., Gäde, M., Hall, M., Koolen, M., Petras, V., Pharo, N., & Skov, M. (2019). Workshop on barriers to interactive IR resources re-use (BIIRRR 2019). In Proceedings of the Conference on Human Information Interaction & Retrieval (pp. 389–392). New York, NY: ACM. https://doi.org/10.1145/3295750.3298965

Freund, L., Dodson, S., & Kopak, R. (2016). On measuring learning in search: A position paper. Paper presented at the International Workshop on Search as Learning (pp. 22:1–22:2). http://ceur-ws.org/Vol-1647/SAL2016_paper_22.pdf

Teaching

University of British Columbia

Lewis & Clark College