Mediathread is shaped by a range of research in education, technology, and information science. Here is a growing list of articles that are shaping Mediathread’s support for web-based, multimedia scholarship.

Bass, R. (2012). Disrupting ourselves: The problem of learning in higher education. Educase Review, 47(2), Retrieved from

Belshaw, D. (2013). Why we need a learning standard for web literacy [blog post]. Retrieved from

Bloom, B. S. (1956). Taxonomy of Educational Objectives, Handbook I: The Cognitive Domain. New York: David McKay Co Inc.

Bossewitch, J., Preston, M. (2011). Teaching and learning with video annotations. Learning Through Digital Media: Experiments in Technology and Pedagogy, eds. R. Trebor Scholtz, 175-184 New York: The Institute for Distributed Creativity. Retrieved from

Dickey, E. (2007). Ancient Greek scholarship: A guide to finding, reading, and understanding scholia, commentaries, lexica, and grammatical treatises, from their beginnings to the Byzantine period. New York: Oxford University Press.

Feng, Y., & Lapata, M. (2010). Topic models for image annotation and text illustration. Human Language Technologies: The 2010 Annual Conference of the North American Chapter of the ACL (pp. 831-839). Retrieved from

Hacker, D. J., and Niederhauser, D. S. (2000), Promoting deep and durable learning in the online classroom. New Directions for Teaching and Learning, 2000: 53–63. doi: 10.1002/tl.848.

Hamilton, B. (2013). Libraries as ‘Sponsors of literacies’: Diving deep to expose narratives and metanarratives [blog post]. Retrieved from:

Hannafin, M.J., Shepherd, C., & Polly, D. (2009). Video assessment of classroom teaching practices: Lessons learned, problems & issues. EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY, 50(1), 32-37.

Jenkins, H. (2006). Confronting the challenges of participatory culture: Media education for the 21st century [blog post]. Retrieved from

Krathwohl, D. R., Bloom, B. S., & Masia, B. B. (1973). Taxonomy of educational objectives, the classification of educational goals. Handbook II: Affective domain. New York: David McKay Co., Inc.

Lave, J. (1996). Teaching, as learning, in practice. Mind, Culture, and Activity: An International Journal, 3, 149–164.

Pohl, M. (2000). Learning to think, thinking to learn: Models and strategies to develop a classroom culture of thinking. Cheltenham, Vic.: Hawker Brownlow.

Preston, Michael, Gordon Campbell, Herbert Ginsburg, Peter Sommer, Frank Moretti. "Developing New Tools for Video Analysis and Communicating Critical Thinking," Paper presented at Ed-Media: World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia, and Telecommunications, Montreal, Canada, July 2, 2005.

Rich, P., & Hannafin, M.J. (2009). Making instructional decisions visible: The use of video evidence to assess preservice teachers’ practice. Journal of Computing in Higher Education, 21, 128-145. Watters, A. (2013). The Myth and the Millennialism of “Disruptive Innovation” [blog post]. Retrieved from

Straub, E. T. (2009). Understanding technology adoption: Theory and future directions for informal learning. Review of Educational Research, 79(2), 625-649. doi: 10.3102/0034654308325896.

Wolfe, J. L. and Neuwirth, C. M. (2001). From the margins to the center: The future of annotation. Journal of Business and Technical Communication, 15(3):333–371.

Wolfe, J. (2002). Annotation technologies: A software and research review. Computers and Composition, 19(4):471–497.