Publications

Journal Publications (Refereed)

  1. E. Eryilmaz, B. Thoms, J. Canelon, “How Design Science Research Helps Improve Learning Efficiency in Online Conversations,” Communications of the Association for Information Systems, v42(21), 2018. (Impact Factor 0.54)
  2. B. Thoms, E. Eryilmaz. “Online Social Networking Software as Ad-Hoc Project Management Software in Capstone Project Courses,” International Journal on Advances in Intelligent Systems, v9(3), pp. 233-243, 2016.
  3. E. Eryilmaz, B. Thoms, J. Mary, R. Kim, J. Van der Pol. “Instructor versus Peer Attention Guidance in Online Learning Conversations,” AIS Transactions of Human Computer Interaction, v7(4), 2015. (Acceptance Rate 0.36).
  4. B. Thoms, E. Eryilmaz, “Introducing a Twitter Discussion Board to Support Learning in Online and Blended Learning Environments,” Education & Information Technologies, v20(2), pp. 265-283, 2015. (Impact Factor 0.53)
  5. B. Thoms, E. Eryilmaz, “How Media Choice Affects Learner Interactions in Distance Learning Classes,” Computers & Education, v75, 2014. (Impact Factor 3.82)
  6. E. Eryilmaz. M. Chiu, B. Thoms, J. Mary, R. Kim, “Design and evaluation of instructor-based and peer-oriented attention guidance functionalities in an open source anchored discussion system,” Computers & Education, v71, 2014. (Impact Factor 3.82)
  7. B. Thoms. “Perceptions and Outcomes of Microblogging in Higher Education.” Journal of Information Technology Education (JITE), v11, 2012.
  8. B. Thoms. “A Dynamic Social Feedback System to Support Learning and Social Interaction in Higher Education,” IEEE Transactions on Learning Technologies, Issue: 99, Mar. 2011. (SUNY Award for Outstanding Publication) (Impact Factor 2.3)
  9. N. Botts, B. Thoms, T., Horan. “Cloud Computing Architectures for the Underserved: Public Health Cyberinfrastructures through a Network of HealthATMs,” American Journal of Preventive Medicine, v40(5), pp. S115-S122, 2011. (Impact Factor 4.5)
  10. B. Thoms, N. Garrett and T. Ryan, “Online Learning Communities in the New ‘U’. International Journal of Networking and Virtual Organisations, 6(5), pp. 499-517, 2009. (Impact Factor 1.1)
  11. N. Garrett, B. Thoms, T. Ryan and N. Alrushiedat, “Developing the Social Portfolio,” On the Horizon, v17(3), 2009. (Impact Factor 0.51)
  12. B. Thoms, N. Garrett, M. Soffer and T. Ryan, “Resurrecting Graduate Conversation through an Online Learning Community,” International Journal of Information Communication and Technology Education (IJICTE), Issue #15 v4(3), 2008.

    Conference Publications (Refereed)

  13. E. Eryilmaz, B. Thoms, KH Lee, M. de Castro, “Development of a Reading Material Recommender System Based On Design,” Accepted for inclusion in Proceedings of Hawaiian International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS 52), January 8-11, 2019, Wailea, HI, USA.
  14. B. Thoms, E. Eryilmaz, N. Dubin, R. Hernandez, S. Colon-Cerezo. “Dynamic Visualization of Quality in Online Conversations,” Accepted for inclusion in Proceedings of 2018 IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on Web Intelligence, December 3-6, 2018, Santiago, Chile.
  15. B. Thoms, E. Eryilmaz. “Social Software Design to Facilitate Service-learning in Interdisciplinary Computer Science Courses,” Accepted for inclusion in the 49th ACM Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education, Baltimore, MD, Feb. 21-24, 2018.
  16. B. Thoms, E. Eryilmaz, G. Mercado, B. Ramirez, J. Rodriguez. “Towards A Sentiment Analyzing Discussion Board,” Hawaiian International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS 50), Waikoloa Village, HI, Jan. 5-8, 2017.
  17. E. Eryilmaz, B. Thoms, J. Mary, R. Kim and A. Fuchsman. “Learning Effects of Attention Guidance in Online Discussions,” American Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS 2016), Aug. 11-14, 2016, San Diego, CA.
  18. E. Eryilmaz, B. Thoms, J. Mary, R. Kim, J. Canelon. Task Oriented Reading of Instructional Materials and Its Relationship to Message Scores in Online Learning Conversations, Hawaiian International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS 49), Jan. 5-8, 2016, Kauai, Hawaii.
  19. B. Thoms, E. Eryilmaz. “Online Learning Community Software to Support Success in Project Teams,” Fifth International Conference on Advanced Collaborative Networks, Systems and Applications, Oct., 2015.
  20. S. Peterson, S. Hovick, A. Burton-Chase, F. Ba, K Basen-Engquist, M. Fisch, N. Botts, T. Horan, B. Thoms, F. Stingo, R. Yzquierdo, C. Galvan, A. Rieber, “Preferences for eHealth Technology in Meeting the Health Information Needs of Underserved Cancer Survivors,” PSYCHO-ONCOLOGY, Oct., 2014, v23.
  21. B. Thoms, E. Eryilmaz, “Designing a Peer Support Network for Introductory Computer Programming Courses using Social Networking Software,” Hawaiian International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS 47), Waikoloa Village, HI, Jan. 2014.
  22. E.Eryilmaz, B. Thoms, J. Mary, R. Kim, J. Van der Pol, “Facilitating Guidance in Online Learning Conversations,” Hawaiian International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS 47), Waikoloa Village, HI, Jan. 2014. (Best Paper Nomination)
  23. B. Thoms. “Integrating Blogging and Microblogging to Foster Learning and Social Interaction in Online Learning Communities,Hawaiian International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS 45), Jan., 2012, Maui, HI.
  24. B. Thoms, N. Garrett, T. Ryan. “The Design and Evaluation of a Peer Ratings System for Online Learning Communities.” Hawaiian International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS 43), Jan., 2010, Kauai, HI.
  25. N. Botts, B. Thoms, A. Noamani, T. Horan. “Cloud Computing Architectures for the Underserved: Public Health Cyberinfrastructures through a Network of HealthATMs.” Hawaiian International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS 43), Jan., 2010, Kauai, HI.
  26. N. Botts, B. Thoms, T. Horan. “HealthATM: Interactive Services for Underserved Populations,” 2009 American Medical Informatics Association Symposium, San Francisco, CA, Nov. 14-18.
  27. B. Thoms, N. Garrett, JC Herrera and T. Ryan, “Understanding the Roles of Knowledge Sharing and Trust in Online Learning Communities,” Hawaiian International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS 41) Jan., 2008, Waikoloa, HI. (Best Paper Nomination)
  28. B. Thoms, N. Garrett, M. Soffer and T. Ryan, “Resurrecting Graduate Conversation through an Online Learning Community,” IADIS Multi Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems Jul, 2007, Lisbon, Portugal (Best Research Paper Award)
  29. N. Garrett, B. Thoms, M. Soffer and T. Ryan, “Extending the Elgg Social Networking System to Enhance the Campus Conversation,” Second Annual Design Research in Information Systems (DESRIST) May, 2007, Pasadena, CA (Best Research Paper Nomination)
  30. T. Miller, G. Leroy, S. Chatterjee, J. Fan, and B. Thoms, “A Classifier to Evaluate Language Specificity of Medical Documents,” Hawaiian International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS 40) Jan., 2007, Waikoloa, HI. (Best Research Paper Award)

    Book Chapters (Invitation)

  31. B. Thoms, N. Garrett, T. Ryan. “Enhancing Scholarly Conversation through an Online Learning Community,” In Advances in Cognitive Informatics and Natural Intelligence book series, “ICTs for Modern Educational and Instructional Advancement: New Approaches to Teaching,” Oct. 2009.

    Conference Posters (Refereed)

  32. Edwards, B. Thoms, N. Botts. “Fitbit Tracking and Android OS Integration,” SAGE Student Research Conference, Broome Library, California State University, Channel Islands, May 5, 2018.
  33. S. Colon-Cerezo, N. Dubin, R. Hernandez, B. Thoms. “Constructing Speq-DB: A Simple Program for Enhancing Quality in Online Discussion Boards,” SAGE Student Research Conference, Broome Library, California State University, Channel Islands, May 6, 2017.
  34. F. Moo, B. Thoms. “A Dynamic Analysis and Graphing of Key Medical Terms,” SAGE Student Research Conference, Broome Library, California State University, Channel Islands, May 6, 2017.
  35. S. Colon-Cerezo, N. Dubin, R. Hernandez, B. Thoms. “Constructing Speq-DB: A Simple Program for Enhancing Quality in Online Discussion Boards,” Southern California Conference in Undergraduate Research (SCCUR), University of California, Riverside Nov. 12, 2016.
  36. S. Colon-Cerezo, N. Dubin, R. Hernandez, B. Thoms. “Introducing Speq-DB: A Simple Program for Enhancing Quality in Online Discussion Boards,” Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) Conference, Long Beach, CA, Oct. 13-15, 2016.

    Technical Reports

  37. B. Thoms. “Converting Social Networking Software into Course Management Software,” Social XYZ Blog Post created June 28, 2017 and available online at http://blog.socialxyz.com/converting-social-networking-software-into-course-management-software/.
  38. B. Thoms. “Social Networking Strategies for Non-Profits: A Service Learning Project,” Social XYZ Blog Post created May 9, 2017 and available online at http://blog.socialxyz.com/social-networking/.
  39. B. Thoms. “Towards the Construction of Next Generation Online Discussion Boards – Mining Online Conversations at Channel Islands for Useful Design Patterns,” 2015 Faculty Project Award and Report, submitted to CSUCI Foundation.
  40. N. Botts, B. Thoms, T. Horan. “HealthATM Technical Specifications,” White Paper.

    Degree Publications

  41. B. Thoms. “Expanding Learning and Social Interaction through Intelligent Systems Design: Implementing a Reputation and Recommender System for the Claremont Conversation Online,” Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA, Jul. 2009.
  42. B. Thoms, Outsourcing: Inside Out and Outside In. (MSIS Thesis). Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, New Jersey, Jan. 2004.