Advancing Technology-interaction & Learning in Aviation Systems



Journal Articles

Carroll, M. & Sanchez, P.  (In Press).  Decision making with conflicting information: Influencing factors and best practice guidelines.  Theoretical Issues in Ergonomic Science.

Carroll, M., Rebensky, S., & Chaparro, M. (Under Review). The Influence of individual factors on learner engagement for simulation-based learning. Interactive Learning Environments.

Carroll, M., Sanchez, P., & Wilt, D. (Under Review). Recommended training practices to prepare pilots to cope with information conflicts. Journal of Aviation/Aerospace Education & Research.

Scott, T., & Carroll, M. (Under Review). Pilot selection research gaps: What we do and don't know about "the right stuff". Journal of Aviation/Aerospace Education & Research.

Carstens, D. S., Pittorie, W., Carroll, M. & Sanchez, P.  (Under Review). Review of aviation safety databases to identify information conflicts being experienced on the flight deck: Implications for NextGen. To be submitted to Aviation Psychology and Applied Human Factors

Carroll, M. , Ruble, M. , Dranias, M. , Rebensky, S. , Chaparro, M. , Chiang, J. and Winslow, B. (2020). Automatic detection of learner engagement using machine learning and wearable sensors. Journal of Behavioral and Brain Science10, 165-178. doi: 10.4236/jbbs.2020.103010.

Carroll, M., Lindsey, S., Chaparro, M., & Winslow, B. (2019).  An applied model of learner engagement and strategies for increasing learner engagement in the modern educational environment.  Interactive Learning Environments, 1-15, DOI: 10.1080/10494820.2019.1636083

Champney, R. K., Stanney, K. M., Milham, L., and Carroll, M.B. (2017) An examination of virtual environment training fidelity on training effectiveness, International Journal of Learning Technology, 12 (1), pp.42–65.

Lindsey, S., Carstens, D.S. & Carroll, M. (2017). Presence Level of Low Cost Controllers for Mobile Based Virtual Reality Headsets, The Journal of Management & Engineering Integration, 10(1), 59-63.

Winslow, B. D., Carroll, M.B., Martin, J.W., Surpris, G. & Chadderdon, G.L.  (2015). Identification of resilient individuals and those at risk for performance deficits under stress.  Frontiers in Neuroscience, 9(328), pp. 1-10.


Conference Proceedings

Rebensky, S., Chaparro, M., & Carroll, M. (In press). Optimizing the learning experience:  Examining interactions between the individual learner and the learning context. Proceedings of the 11th Annual Conference on Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics. July 16-20, San Diego, CA.  

Carroll, M., Sanchez, P., Wilt, D., & Rebensky, S. (In press). Utilizing Simulation to Train Decision Making with Conflicting Information. Proceedings of the 11th Annual Conference on Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics. July 16-20, San Diego, CA.  

Chaparro, M., Carroll, M., & Hook, J. (In press).  Improving the Usability of a Digital Neurobehavioral Assessment. Proceedings of the 11th Annual Conference on Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics. July 16-20, San Diego, CA.  

Carroll, M., Wilt, D.F., Sanchez, P., & Carstens, D. (2019).  Examining pilot decision making in information-rich cockpits.  Proceedings of the 20th International Symposium of Aviation Psychology.  May 7-10, Dayton, OH, 73-78.

Lindsey, S., Ganey, H.C. N., & Carroll, M. (2019). Designing military cockpits to support a broad range of personnel body sizes. Proceedings of The 20th International Symposium on Aviation Psychology. May 7-10, Dayton.

Pittorie, W., Carroll, M., & Carstens, D. (2019).  Effects of Verbal vs Graphical Weather Information on a Pilot’s Decision Making during Preflight.  Proceedings of the 20th International Symposium of Aviation Psychology.  May 7-10, Dayton, OH, 349-354.

Pitorrie, W., Lindsey, S., Wilt, D.F., & Carroll, M. (2019).  Low-Cost Simulator for Flight Crew Human-Factors Studies.  Proceedings of the AIAA Aviation and Aeronautics Forum and Exposition. June 17-21, Dallas, Texas.

Carroll M., Lindsey S., Chaparro M. (2019) Integrating Engagement Inducing Interventions into Traditional, Virtual and Embedded Learning Environments. In: Sottilare R., Schwarz J. (eds) Adaptive Instructional Systems. HCII 2019. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 11597. Springer, Cham.   DOI:

Sanchez P.L., Carroll M.B. (2019) Optimization of User Interfaces in the Digitization of Paper-Based Processes: A Case Study of a Mobile Aviation Application. In: Marcus A., Wang W. (eds) Design, User Experience, and Usability. Practice and Case Studies. HCII 2019. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 11586. Springer, Cham. DOI:

Lindsey S., Carroll M., Carstens D. (2019) Evaluation of the Impact of Mobile VR Interaction Methods on Performance, Preference, and Enjoyment. In: Stephanidis C. (eds) HCI International 2019 - Posters. HCII 2019. Communications in Computer and Information Science, vol 1033. Springer, Cham.  DOI:

Padron, C., Champney, R., & Carroll, M. (2016). Quantifying return on simulation-based training investment Proceedings of the Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation, and Education Conference (I/ITSEC) Annual Meeting. Orlando, FL.


Conference Posters and Presentations

Carroll, M., Rebensky, S., & Sanchez, P. (2020). Examining pilot response to cybersecurity events on the flight deck. National Training Aircraft Symposium. March 2-4, Daytona Beach, FL. 

Rebensky, S., Carroll, M., & Chaparro, M. (2020). Examination of the impact of various training approaches on different UAS operator populations. National Training Aircraft Symposium. March 2-4, Daytona Beach, FL.