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Ruark, G., Orvis, K. L., & Langkamer, K. L. (2010). Trust as defined by U.S. Army Soldiers. Proceedings of the \Human Factors Ergonomic Society.

Beaubien, J. M., Alexander, A. L., Artis, S., Orvis, K. L., Marc, Y. (2009). Generalizability of the deliberate practice technique for training higher-order skills. Proceedings of the Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation, and Education Conference. Arlington, VA: NDIA.

Crabb, B., Pierce, L., Hunter, A., & Orvis, K. L. (2009). Measuring and modeling networked team agility. Paper presented at the Network Science Workshop, West Point, NY.

Engel, K. L., Langkamer, K. L., Estock. J. L., Orvis, K. L., Salas, E., Bedwell, W. L., & Conkey, C. (2009). Investigatin Durkee, K., Shabarekh, C., Jackson, C., & Ganberg, G. (2011). Flexible Autonomous Support To Aid Context and Task Switching. Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Cognitive Methods in Situation Awareness and Decision Support, Miami, FL.

Engel, K., Langkamer, K. L., Estock, J. L., Orvis, K., Salas, E., Bedwell, W. L., & Conkey, C. (2009). Investigating the effectiveness of game-based approaches to training. Proceedings of the Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation, and Education Conference (I/ITSEC). Arlington, VA: NDIA.

Horn, Z. N. J., Jefferson, T., Orvis, K. L., Tetrick, L., & Zbylut, M. R. (2009). A theoretical model of ethical climate setting. In K.L. Orvis (Co-Chair) & M. R. Zbylut (Co-Chair), Military influence: From theory to application. Symposium to be conducted at the American Psychological Association Conference, Toronto, Canada.

McCormack, R. K., Duchon, A., Geyer, A., & Orvis, K. L. (2009). A case study in data mining for automated building of teams. In E. Eyob (Eds.) Handbook of Research on Social Implication of Data Mining and Information Privacy: Interdisciplinary Frameworks and Solution (pp.249-267). Hershey, PA: IGI Global.

Orvis, K. L. & Pierce, L. (2009). Measuring team performance in network-enabled operations. Presentation at the INGRoup conference, Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Orvis, K. L. & Zbylut, M. R. (2009). Military influence: From theory to application. Symposium conducted at the American Psychological Association Conference, Toronto, Canada.

Orvis, K. L., Horn, Z. N. J., & Jefferson, T. (2009). Best practices for virtual teaming: A qualitative case study. In T. Kohler (Co-Chair) & J. E. Hoch (Co-Chair), What works in virtual teams: Uncovering antecedents of successful team functioning in virtual teams. Symposium conducted at the Academy of Management Conference, Chicago, IL.

Wilson, K. A., Bedwell, W. L., Lazzara, E. H., Salas, E. Burke, C. S., Estock, J., Orvis, K. L. & Conkey, C. (2009). Relationships between game attributes and learning outcomes: Review and research proposals. Simulation & Gaming, 40(2), 217-266.

McCormack, R. K., Duchon, A., Geyer, A., & Orvis, K. L. (2008). A case study in data mining for automated building of teams. In: E. Eyob (Ed.) Handbook of research on social implication of data mining and information privacy: Interdisciplinary frameworks and solution. Hershey, PA: IGI Global, 249-267.

Orvis, K. L., & Zaccaro, S. J. (2008). Team composition and member selection: optimizing teams for virtual collaboration. In J. Nemerino, M. M. Beyerline, L. Bradley, & S. Beyerlein (Eds.), The handbook of high performance virtual teams: A toolkit for collaborating across boundaries (pp. 243-262). San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

Cramton, C. D., Orvis, K. L., & Wilson, J. (2007). Attribution in distributed collaborations. Journal of Management, 33(4), 525-546.

Orvis, K. A., Orvis, K. L., Belanich, J., & Mullin, L. N. (2007). The influence of trainee gaming experience on affective and motivational learner outcomes of videogame-based training environments. In H. O’Neil & R. Perez (Eds.), Computer games and team and individual learning. Oxford, UK: Elsevier Ltd.

Orvis, K. L. & Lassiter, A. R. L. (2007). Computer-supported collaborative learning: best practices and principles for instructors. Hershey, PA: The Idea Group.

Orvis, K. L. & Zaccaro, S. J. (2007). Team composition and member selection: optimizing teams for virtual collaboration. In J. Nemerino, M. M. Beyerline, L. Bradley, &apm; S. Beyerlein (Eds.), The handbook of high performance virtual teams: a toolkit for collaborating across boundaries. Jossey-Bass.

Orvis, K. L. & Lassiter, A. R. L. (2006). Computer-supported collaborative learning: Best practices and principles for Instructors. Hershey, PA: The Idea Group.

Orvis, K. L. (2006, April). Practitioner Presentation: Challenges of e-learning. In M. S. Taylor (Chair), Theoretical advancements in e-learning. Symposium conducted at the 21st Annual Society for Industrial Organizational Psychology, Dallas, TX.

Orvis, K. L., Garrity, M. J., & Miller, D. (2006, April). Maximizing learning outcomes in game-based training environments. In J. A. Cannon-Bowers (Chair), K. A. Orvis (Co-Chair), & K. L. Orvis (Co-Chair), Learn N’ Play: Effectiveness of videogame-based simulations for training and development. Symposium conducted at the 21st Annual Society for Industrial Organizational Psychology, Dallas, TX.

Belanich, J., Moses, F. G., & Orvis K. L. (2005). Distance learning for life long learning. Special Report, Alexandria, VA: U. S. Army Research Institute for the Behavioral and Social Sciences.

Orvis, K. A., Orvis, K. L., & Belanich, J. (March, 2005). The influence of trainee gaming experience and computer self-efficacy on learner outcomes of videogame-based training environments. Poster session presented at the Annual Symposium on Applied Experimental Research held March 3-4, 2005, Fairfax VA. (Received the Dr. Jimmy Mitchell Award for Best Graduate Student Poster)

Orvis, K. L. & Lassiter, A. R. L. (2005). Computer-supported collaborative learning: The role of the instructor. In S. P. Ferris & S. H. Godar (Eds.), Teaching and learning with virtual teams (pp. 158-179). Hershey, PA: The Idea Group.

Orvis, K. L. (2005, April). The influence of leadership and member diversity on trust and cohesion in collocated and dispersed teams. In B. Wiggins (Chair) & Z. Horn (Co-Chair), Best practices in making virtual teams that work. Symposium presented at the 20th Annual Society for Industrial Organizational Psychology, Los Angeles, CA.

Orvis, K. L., & Zaccaro, S. J. (2004, April). The importance of leadership processes in collocated and distributed teams. In J. Lyons (Chair) & S. Weisband (Co-Chair), E-Leadership: Diverse Perspectives on Leadership at a Distance. Symposium conducted at the 19th Annual Society for Industrial Organizational Psychology, Chicago, Illinois.

Zaccaro, S. J., Aridson S. D., & Orvis K. L. (2004). Leadership in virtual teams. In D. Day, S. Zaccaro, & S. Halpin (Eds.), Leader development for transforming organizations (pp. 267-292). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

Belanich, J., Orvis, K. L., & Wisher, R. A. (2004). A question-collaboration approach to distance learning. The American Journal of Distance Education 18(3), 169-185.

Orvis, K. L. & Belanich, J. (2004, April). Leadership and team trust. Poster session presented at the APA Midyear Symposium: Contemporary & Emerging Issues in Human Factors, Engineering and Military Psychology (Division 21: Applied Experimental and Engineering Psychology), Fort Belvoir, VA.

Orvis, K. L. (2004). Leadership and team performance in collocated and distributed teams. (Doctoral Dissertation, George Mason University, 2004). Dissertations Abstracts International. Recipient, Edwin A. Fleishman Outstanding Dissertation Award.

Orvis, K. L., Belanich, J., Mullin, L., & Orvis, K. A. (2004, November). Are students ready to e-learn? The influence of experience with PC-based game environments on motivation. Paper presented at the E-Learn World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education Conference, Washington, DC. Winner, Outstanding Paper Award.

Cramton, C. D., & Orvis, K. L. (2003). Overcoming barriers to information sharing in virtual teams. In C. Gibson & S. Cohen (Eds.), Creating conditions for effective virtual teams (pp. 214-230). San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

Bonk, C. J., Olson, T., Wisher, R. A., & Orvis, K. L. (2002). E-focusing the focus groups: An examination of blended learning in the military. Journal of Distance Education, 17(3), 97-118.

Cramton, C. D., & Orvis, K. L. (2002). Attribution behavior in virtual and collocated teams. In R. J. Klimoski (Chair) and B. Avolio (Discussant), Virtual teams: The hidden truth. Symposium conducted at the Academy of Management Conference, Denver, CO.

Orvis, K. L., Wisher, R. A., Bonk, C. J., & Olson, T. M. (2002). Communication patterns during synchronous web-based military training in problem solving. Computers in Human Behavior, 18, 783-795. (Special journal issue on computer-based assessment of problem solving).

Cramton, C. D., &. Orvis, K. L. (2001). Information sharing in virtual teams: What can leaders do? Paper presented at the University of Southern California Virtual Teams Conference, Los Angeles, CA.