Lindsay Clare Matsumura

Co-Director, Institute for Learning

Professor, Learning Sciences and Policy Program, School of Education

Senior Scientist, Learning Research & Development Center

Education and Training

PhD, University of California, Los Angeles

Research Interests

  • Effects of literacy coaching on teaching and students' reading skills
  • Teacher professional learning in online environments
  • Classroom discourse
  • Automated writing assessment and feedback
  • Equitable teaching practices

Automated Writing Evaluation Education Reform Improvement Science Interventions Literacy Coaching Professional Learning Research/Practice Partnerships

Related Research Areas

Improvement Research in Education Learning Technology Reading & Language

Recent Publications

Litman, D., Zhang, H., Correnti, R., Matsumura, L., & Wang, E. "A Fairness Evaluation of Automated Methods for Scoring Text Evidence Usage in Writing," Proceedings of 22nd International Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Education (AIED),  June 2021.

Wang, E.L., Matsumura, L.C., Correnti, R., Litman, D., Zhang, H., Howe, E., Magooda, A., & Quintana, R. (2020). eRevis(ing): Students’ revision of text evidence use in an automated writing evaluation system. Assessing Writing.

Correnti, R., Matsumura, L.C., Walsh, M., Zook-Howell, D., Bickel, D.D. & Yu, B. (2020). Effects of Online Content-Focused Coaching on Discussion Quality and Reading Achievement: Building Theory for How Coaching Develops Teachers' Adaptive Expertise. Reading Research Quarterly.

Walsh, M., Matsumura, L.C., Zook-Howell, D., Correnti, R., & Bickel, D.D. (2020). Video-based literacy coaching to develop teachers' professional vision for dialogic classroom text discussions. Teaching and Teacher Education, 89.

Correnti, R., Matsumura, L.C., Wang, E., Litman, D., Rahimi, Z., & Kisa, Z. (2020). Automated Scoring of Students Use of Text Evidence in Writing. Reading Research Quarterly, 55(3).

Lindsay Clare Matsumura's Google Scholar profile

News and Awards

The Institute for Learning (IFL) and the Center for Urban Education (CUE) in Pitt’s School of Education have received a 5-year grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Award has received press coverage in multiple news outlets, including Education Week (IFL mentioned bullet point 7), and the Dallas News (IFL mentioned paragraph 6).

September 5, 2018

The James S. McDonnell Foundation has awarded a five-year, $2.5 million grant to Mary Kay Stein, Chris Schunn, Lindsay Clare Matsumura, Jennifer Russell, and Richard Correnti for "Teacher Learning to Enact Productive Discussions in Mathematics and Literacy."

December 15, 2017

Diane Litman, Richard Correnti, and Lindsay Clare Matsumura, LRDC Research Scientists have been awarded an IES grant for their project, "Response-to-Text Tasks to Assess Students' Use of Evidence and Organization in Writing: Using Natural Language Processing for Scoring Writing and Providing Feedback At-Scale."

July 1, 2016

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