Sharp, D., Bransford, J., & Lee, T. (2012). Launching Successful Readers: The Role of ICT in Early-Grade Literacy Success. Industry paper commissioned by Microsoft Corporation, Worldwide Education Leaders Strategies Division. Download.
Sharp, D., Edmonds, E, John, K, & Wang, A. (2011). Return on Assessment. Part I: Prepare for Success. White paper commissioned by Wireless Generation, Brooklyn, NY.
Sharp, D. (2009). From Science to Solution: Research Support for the Burst Reading Approach to Reading Intervention. White Paper commissioned by Wireless Generation, Brooklyn, NY.
Sharp, D., & Bransford, J. (2007). Learning science meets school finance: The How People Learn framework as a tool for resource decisions. Working Paper #6, Commissioned by the National Working Group on Funding Student Success. Seattle, WA: School Finance Redesign Project, Center for Reinventing Public Education, University of Washington.
For a description of Diana's work with the IERI research community, download the 2006 "Just the Facts" brochure.
Sharp, D. (2004). Supporting teachers' data-driven instructional conversations: An environmental scan of Reading First and STEP literacy assessments, data visualizations, and assumptions about conversations that matter. Report to the Information Infrastructure System project, Network on Teaching and Learning, John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. Download.
Sharp, D., & Risko, V. (2003). All in the palm of your hand: Lessons from one school's first steps with handheld technology for literacy assessments. Report to the Information Infrastructure System project, Network on Teaching and Learning, John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. Download.
Sharp, D., with Bransford, J. & CTGV. (1998). Designing environments to reveal, support, and expand our children’s potentials. In S. Soraci & W. J. McIlvane (Eds.), Perspectives on fundamental processes in intellectual functioning: Vol. 1. A survey of research approaches. Stamford, CT: Ablex Publishing Corporation. (Google Books Preview)
Brophy, S.P., & Sharp, D. (1996). New audio technology partners to support authentic literacy development. In D. Edelson & E. Domeshek (Eds.), Proceedings from the 1996 International Conference of the Learning Sciences (pp. 351-356). Evanston, IL: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education.
Sharp, D., with The Cognition and Technology Group at Vanderbilt. (Aug. 1996). A multimedia literacy series: The cognition and technology group at Vanderbilt. Communications of the ACM, 39, 106-109.
Sharp, D. L. M., Bransford, J. D., Goldman, S. R., Risko, V. J., Kinzer, C. K., & Vye, N. J. (1995). Dynamic visual support for story comprehension and mental model building by young, at-risk children. Educational Technology Research and Development, 43, 25-42.
McNamara, T. P., Miller (Sharp), D. L., & Bransford, J. D. (1991). Mental models and narrative comprehension. In R. Barr, M. Kamil, P. Mosenthal, & P. D. Pearson (Eds.), Handbook of reading research, (pp. 490-511). New York: Longman.
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For a full list of Diana's articles, book chapters, reports, and presentations, click: Diana Sharp's Vitae.