DOUGLAS HACKER portrait
  • Professor, Educational Psychology
  • Adjunct Faculty for the M-Stat Program, Educational Psychology
801-587-1737

Publications

  • Douglas J. Hacker & Keener, M. C., & Kircher, J. D. (2017). TRAKTEXT: Investigating writing processes using eye-tracking technology. Methodological Innovations. Vol. 10, 1-18. Published, 12/29/2017.
  • Douglas J. Hacker & Bol, L. (2017). Calibration and self-regulated learning: Making the connections. Cambridge University Press. Accepted, 10/27/2017.
  • Douglas J. Hacker (2017). Foreward. In R. Zheng (Ed.), Strategies for Deep Learning with Digital Technology: Theories and Practices in Education. . IGI Global. Accepted, 10/27/2017.
  • Marra, R. & , Kim, W., Plumb, C., Hacker, D. J., & Bossaller, S. (2017). Beyond the technical: Developing life-long learning and metacognition for the engineering workplace. Proceedings of the Annual meeting of American Society for Engineering Education, Columbus Ohio, 24 – 28 June, 2017. Published, 06/30/2017.
  • Hacker, D. J. (2016). The role of metacognition in learning via serious games. In R. Zheng & M. Gardner (Eds.), Handbook of Research on Serious Games for Educational Applications. IGI Global. Published, 12/15/2016.
  • Patnaik, P., Woltz, D. J., Hacker, D. J., Cook, A. E., de Lourdes, M., Webb, A. K., & Kircher, J. C. (2016). Generalizability of an ocular-motor test for deception to a Mexican population. International Journal of Applied Psychology, 6, January. Published, 11/21/2016.
  • Hacker, D. J. (2014). Failures to detect textual problems during reading. In D. Rapp & J. Braasch (Eds.), Processing inaccurate information (pp. 73-92). The MIT Press. Published, 11/2015.
  • Hacker, D. J., Dole, J. A., Ferguson, M., Adamson, S., Roundy, L. and Scarpulla, L. (2015). The Short-Term and Maintenance Effects of Self-Regulated Strategy Development. Reading & Writing Quarterly: Overcoming Learning Difficulties, 1-22. DOI: 10.1080/10573569.2013.869775. Published, 01/2015.
  • Hacker, D. J., Kuhlman, B., & Kircher, J. C., Cook, A. E., & Woltz, D. J. (2014).Detecting Deception Using Ocular Metrics During Reading. In D. C. Raskin, C. R. Honts, & J. C. Kircher (Eds.), Credibility assessment: Scientific research and applications. Elsevier. Published, 10/2014.
  • Bol, L., & Hacker, D. J. (2014). Publishing in high quality journals: Perspectives from overworked and unpaid reviewers. Journal of Computing in Higher Education. 26, 39-53. Published, 10/2014.
  • Schumann, S. A., Sibthorp, J., & Hacker, D. J. (2014). The illusion of competence: increasing self-efficacy in outdoor leaders. Journal of Outdoor Recreation, Education, and Leadership, 6, 97-113. Published, 08/2014.
  • Cook, A. E., Hacker, D. J., Webb, A. K., Osher, D., Kristjansson, S., Woltz, D. J., & Kircher, J. C. (2012). Lyin’ Eyes: Ocular-motor measures of reading reveal deception. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied.. Published, 11/2012.
  • Bol, L., Hacker, D. J., Walck, C. C., & Nunnery, J. (2012). The effects of individual or group guidelines on the calibration accuracy and achievement of high school biology students. Contemporary Educational Psychology. Published, 11/2012.
  • Bol, L., & Hacker, D. J. (2012). Calibration research: Where do we go from here? Frontiers in Psychology, 3, 1-6. Published, 11/2012.
  • Bol, L., & Hacker D. J. (2012). Calibration. In N. M. Norbert (Ed.), Encyclopedia of the sciences of learning. Springer. Published, 11/2011.
  • Keener, M. C., & Hacker D. J. (2012). Comprehension monitoring. In N. M. Norbert (Ed.), Encyclopedia of the sciences of learning. Springer. Published, 11/2011.
  • Bol, L., Riggs, R., Hacker D. J., Dickerson, D., & Nunnery, J.A. (2010). The calibration accuracy of middle school students in math classes. Journal of Research in Education, 21, 81-96. Published, 09/2010.

Presentations

  • Wilson, T. J., & Hacker, D. J. (2017, October). Understanding the ACT reading score. Poster session presented at the annual conference of the Utah Council of the International Reading Association, Ogden, UT. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 12/08/2017.
  • Kircher, J, Woltz, D., Hacker, D. J., Cook, A., Webb, A., Patnaik, P., Potts, A., & Raskin, D. (2017, August). Ocular-motor deception test. Presentation at the American Polygraph Association, Las Vegas, NV. Conference Paper, Presented, 10/20/2017.
  • Marra, R., Kim, W., Plumb, C., Hacker, D. J., & Bossaller, S. (2017, June). Beyond the technical: Developing life-long learning and metacognition for the engineering workplace. Paper presented at Annual Meeting of American Society for Engineering Education, Columbus, Ohio. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 09/22/2017.
  • Springer, S. E., Dole, J. A., Rodgers, K. A., & Hacker, D. J (2016, November). Exploring Students’ Motivation in an After-School Literacy Program. Roundtable presented at the Literacy Research Association Conference, Nashville, Tennessee. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 11/17/2016.
  • Kircher, J. C., Woltz, D., Hacker, D. J., Cook, A., Webb, A., Patnaik, P., Potts, A., & Raskin, D. (2016, October). Ocular-motor deception test. Presentation at the Latin American Polygraph Association, Bogota, Colombia. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 10/19/2016.
  • Patnaik, P., Woltz, D. J., Hacker, D. J., Cook, A. E., Webb, A. K., Raskin, D. C., & Kircher, J. C. (2015, March). Ocular-motor detection of deception in laboratory settings. Paper presented at the American Psychology-Law Society Conference, San Diego, CA. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 03/16/2015.
  • Patnaik, P., Kircher, J. C., Cook, A. E., Hacker, D. J., & Woltz, D. J. (2014, September). Ocular-Motor Methods for Detecting Deception: Direct versus Indirect Interrogation. Poster presentation at the 54th Annual Meeting of the Society for Psychophysiological Research (SPR), Atlanta, Georgia. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 09/2014.
  • Wiggins, C., & Hacker, D. J. (2014, April). The development of expertise in reading. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Philadelphia, PA. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 04/2014.
  • Hacker, D. J. (2014, April). Lyin’ Eyes: Ocular-motor measures of reading reveal deception. Invited presentation to Psychology Department, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 04/2014.
  • Hacker, D. J. (2014, February). Common Core State Standards for Writing and Research-Based Writing Instruction. Invited presentation to teachers at Murray High School, Salt Lake City, Utah. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 02/2014.
  • Wiggins, C., & Hacker, D. J. (2014, April). The development of expertise in reading. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Philadelphia, PA. Conference Paper, Refereed, Accepted, 12/2013.
  • Cook, A. E., Hacker, D. J., Kircher, J. C., & Woltz, D. J. (2012, May). Ocular-motor Deception Test: Review of Laboratory and Field Research. Invited address to the Society of Retired FBI Agents, Salt Lake City, UT. Conference Paper, Presented, 05/2012.
  • Cook, A. E., Hacker, D. J., Kircher, J. C., & Woltz, D. J. (2012, April). Ocular-motor Deception Test: Review of Laboratory and Field Research. Invited address to the Narcotic Affairs Section and Customs and Border Protection, organized by the National Center for Credibility Assessment, Denver, CO. Conference Paper, Presented, 04/2012.
  • Hacker, D. J., Dole, J., & Ferguson, M. (2012, April). The short-term and maintenance effects of self-regulated strategy development in writing for middle school students. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Vancouver, BC. Conference Paper, Presented, 04/2012.
  • Hacker, D. J., Bol, L, & Keener, M. C. (2011, April). Measuring and predicting calibration accuracy in classroom contexts. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New Orleans. Conference Paper, Accepted, 04/2011.
  • Hacker, D. J., Bol, L, & Keener, M. C. (2011, April). Measuring and predicting calibration accuracy in classroom contexts. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New Orleans. Conference Paper, Refereed, Accepted, 04/2011.
  • Hacker, D. J., Bol, L, & Keener, M. C. (2011, April). Measuring and predicting calibration accuracy in classroom contexts. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New Orleans. Conference Paper, Refereed, Accepted, 04/2011.
  • Hacker, D. J., Bol, L, & Keener, M. C. (2011, April). Measuring and predicting calibration accuracy in classroom contexts. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New Orleans. Conference Paper, Refereed, Accepted, 04/2010.

Grants, Contracts & Research Gifts

  • The Use of Oculomotor Measures to Detect Deception in Employment Screening. PI: Douglas J. Hacker. Instrumentation Grant through University of Utah, 02/15/2010 - 06/30/2010. Total project budget to date: $7,223.00
  • Oculomotor Test for Deception on a Personal Information Document. PI: Douglas J. Hacker. Technology Commercialization Office, 02/01/2010 - 06/30/2010. Total project budget to date: $50,000.00

Software Titles

  • TRAKTEXT. Computer program used in the analysis of writing processes. Release Date: 12/10/2007. Inventors: John Kircher and Douglas Hacker.