Publications

Dillahunt, T., Wang, Z., Teasley, S.D.  Democratizing Higher Education: Exploring MOOC Use Among Those Who Cannot Afford a Formal Education, The International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning (IRRODL), Vol 15, No 5 (2014): Special Issue: Research into Massive Open Online Courses (pdf | link)

Silberman, M.S., Nathan, L., Knowles, B., Bendor, R., Clear, A., Håkansson, Dillahunt, T., Mankoff, J. Next steps for sustainable HCI. Interactions, September – October 2014 (pdf).

Dillahunt, T. Fostering Social Capital in Economically Distressed Communities. Proceedings of the ACM 31st international conference on Human factors in computing systems (CHI), 2014 (pdf).

Dillahunt, T., Mankoff, J. Understanding factors of successful engagement around energy consumption between and among households. Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing (CSCW) 2014 (pdf).

Shrinivasan, Y., Jain, M., Seetharam, D., Choudhary, A., Huang, E., Dillahunt, T., Mankoff, J. Deep Conservation in Urban India and its Implications for the Design of Conservation Technologies. Proceedings of the ACM 31st international conference on Human factors in computing systems, 2013 (pdf).

Jain, M., Shrinivasan, Y., Dillahunt, T. Replicating Residential Sustainability Study in Urban India. Proceedings of the ACM 31st international conference on Human factors in computing systems, Replication Workshop 2013, Paris, France (pdf)

Dillahunt, T. Using social technologies to increase sharing and communication around household energy consumption in low-income and rental communities, Doctoral Dissertation, December 2012. (abstract) | (pdf)

Dillahunt, T., Mankoff, J. (2012). Design implications for social-energy applications. CMU-HCII-12-100, SCS, Carnegie Mellon University, Human-Computer Interaction Institute Collection. (abstract) | (pdf)

Dillahunt, T. (2011) “Communicating around home-energy monitoring devices: Connecting stakeholders in low-income communities” Doctoral Colloquium in the Adjunct Proceedings of 14th international conference on Ubiquitous computing, Beijing, China, September 17 – September 21, 2011. (pdf| presentation)

Mankoff, J., Fussell, S., Dillahunt, T., Glaves, Rachel, Grevet, C., Johnson, M., Matthews, D., Matthews, H.S., McGuire, R., Thompson, R. StepGreen.org: Increasing energy saving behaviors via social networks. ICWSM 2010. (pdf)

Dillahunt, T., Mankoff, J., Paulos, E. Understanding conflict between landlords and tenants: Implications for energy sensing and feedback. Proceedings of the 12th international conference on Ubiquitous computing, 2010. pp. 149-158. (pdf)

Dillahunt, T., Mankoff, J., Paulos, E., Fussell, S. It’s not all about green: energy use in low-income communities. Proceedings of the 11th international conference on Ubiquitous computing, 2009. pp. 255–264. (pdf)

Froehlich, J., Dillahunt, T., Klansja, P., Mankoff, J., Consolvo, S., Harrison, B., Landay, J. UbiGreen: investigating a mobile tool for tracking and supporting green transportation habits. Proceedings of the 27th international conference on Human factors in computing systems, 2009. pp. 1043–1052. (pdf)

Lee, M., Dillahunt, T., Pendleton, B., Kraut, R., Kiesler, S. Tailoring websites to increase contributions to online communities. Extended abstracts on Human factors in computing systems, 2009. pp. 4003–4008. (pdf)

Lightly reviewed articles (Workshops and Work in Progress)

Dillahunt, T. Toward a Deeper Understanding of Sustainability within HCI. CHI 2014 workshop on Sustainability. What have we learned? (pdf).

Dillahunt, T., Chen, B., Teasley, S. Model Thinking: Demographics and Performance of MOOC Students Unable to Afford a Formal Education, Learning @ Scale, 2014 (pdf| poster)

Jen, B., Kaur, J., De Heus, J., Dillahunt, T. Analyzing Employment Technologies for Economically Distressed Individuals. CHI 2014 WIP (pdf).

Dillahunt, T. Creating Resilient Communities for Post-Sustainable Times, Proceedings of the 31st international conference on Human factors in computing systems, Post-Sustainability Workshop, 2013, Paris, France. (pdf)

Dillahunt, T. (2011) “Sharing and communication around household energy consumption” Richard Tapia Doctoral Consortium. San Francisco, CA. April 2, 2011. (presentation)

Dillahunt, T., Mankoff, J., Forlizzi, J. A proposed framework for assessing environmental sustainability in the HCI community. CHI ‘10 Examining appropriation, reuse, and maintenance workshop at CHI 2010 in Atlanta, GA. (pdf)

Dillahunt, T., Becker, G., Mankoff, J., Kraut, R. Motivating environmentally sustainable behavior changes with a virtual polar bear. Pervasive 2008 Workshop on Pervasive Persuasive Technology and Environmental Sustainability in Sydney, Australia. (pdf)

Press:

Research mentioned in Wired Campus article: 5 Things Researchers Have Discovered About MOOCs, June 27, 2014.

MOOC Research Initiative (MRI) 2013 Interview with e-Literate TV about the use of MOOCs among those with financial constraints.

Renters examine electric usage in TREK program: Study monitors renters’ habits. Pittsburgh Post Gazette, May 29, 2012. By Diana Nelson Jones. (article link)

How Psychology can help the planet stay cool. New Scientist, August 19, 2009. (link)

Ubigreen: Not just another carbon footprint phone app (honest). treehugger, November 21, 2008. (link)