Publications

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Refereed Publications

Segev, E., & Sharon, A. J. (2017). Temporal patterns of scientific information-seeking on Google and Wikipedia. Public Understanding of Science, 26(8), 969–985. doi: 10.1177/0963662516648565 (Abstract)

Kahle, K.*, Sharon, A. J.*, & Baram-Tsabari, A. (2016). Footprints of fascination: Digital traces of public engagement with particle physics on CERN’s social media platforms. PLOS ONE, 11(5), e0156409. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0156409 (Full Article)

Sharon, A. J.*, & Baram-Tsabari, A.* (2014). Measuring mumbo jumbo: A preliminary quantification of the use of jargon in science communication. Public Understanding of Science, 23(5), 528-546. doi: 10.1177/0963662512469916 (Abstract)

* Equal contribution


Book Chapters

Baram-Tsabari, A., Segev, E., & Sharon, A. J. (2016). What’s new? The applications of data mining and big data in the social sciences. In: N. G. Fielding, R. M. Lee & G. Blank (Eds.), The SAGE handbook of online research methods (2nd ed.), 92-107.


Refereed International Conferences

Sharon, A. J., & Baram-Tsabari, A. (2018). Science literacy in controversial contexts: An epistemic balancing act. In: Kay, J. and Luckin, R. (Eds.). (2018). Rethinking Learning in the Digital Age: Making the Learning Sciences Count, 13th International Conference of the Learning Sciences (ICLS) 2018, Volume 3 (pp. 1467-1468). London, UK: International Society of the Learning Sciences.

Sharon, A. J., & Baram-Tsabari, A. (2018). Experts’ goals and constraints when discussing vaccines with laypeople on a Facebook group. In: Kay, J. and Luckin, R. (Eds.). (2018). Rethinking Learning in the Digital Age: Making the Learning Sciences Count, 13th International Conference of the Learning Sciences (ICLS) 2018, Volume 1 (pp. 416-423). London, UK: International Society of the Learning Sciences.

Sharon, A. J., & Baram-Tsabari, A. (2017, August). Drawing water from wells: Science literacy, epistemic trust and open-mindedness. Paper presented at the 12th Conference of the European Science Education Research Association (ESERA), Dublin, Ireland.

Segev, E., & Sharon, A. J. (2016, June). Temporal patterns of scientific information-seeking on Google and Wikipedia. Paper presented at the 66th Annual Conference of the International Communication Association (ICA), Fukuoka, Japan.

Kahle, K., Baram-Tsabari, A., Sharon, A. J., & Biron, L. (2016, April). Footprints of fascination: Digital traces of public engagement with particle physics on social media. Paper presented over video at the 14th Public Communication of Science and Technology (PCST) Conference, Istanbul, Turkey.

Korenblum, E., Massalha, H., Sharon, A. J., & Aharoni, A. (2015, June). Root exudates shape bacterial community, and vice versa. Paper presented at Rhizosphere 4, Maastricht, the Netherlands.

Sharon, A. J., & Baram-Tsabari, A. (2013, October). Measuring mumbo jumbo: A preliminary quantification of the use of jargon in science communication. Paper presented at the 39th Annual Conference of the International Association for Educational Assessment (IAEA), Tel Aviv, Israel.


Refereed National Conferences

Sharon, A. J., Dalyot, K. & Barel-Ben David, Y. (2018, February). Challenges in the use of qualitative research methods to study science literacy. Paper presented at the 8th Israeli Interdisciplinary Conference of Qualitative Research, Be’er Sheva, Israel.

Kahle, K., Sharon, A. J., & Baram-Tsabari, A. (2016). Footprints of fascination: Digital traces of public engagement with particle physics on CERN’s social media platforms. In: Y. Eshet-Alkalai, I. Blau, A. Caspi, N. Geri, Y. Kalman, V. Silber-Varod (Eds.), Proceedings of the 11th Chais conference for the study of innovation and learning technologies: Learning in the technological era (pp. 41E-47E). Ra’anana, Israel: The Open University of Israel. Shortlisted as a finalist for the Best Student Paper Award.

Kahle, K., Sharon A. J., & Baram-Tsabari, A. (2015, June). A quantitative analysis of public engagement with science on CERN’s social media platforms. Paper presented at the 6th Israeli Science Communication Conference, Rehovot, Israel.

Segev E., Sharon A. J., & Baram-Tsabari, A. (2014). Temporal patterns of scientific information-seeking on Google and Wikipedia. In: Y. Eshet-Alkalai, A. Caspi, N. Geri, Y. Kalman, V. Silber-Varod, & Y. Yair (Eds.), Proceedings of the 9th Chais conference for the study of innovation and learning technologies: Learning in the technological era (pp. ע200–ע193). Ra’anana, Israel: The Open University of Israel.

Segev, E., Sharon, A. J., & Baram-Tsabari, A. (2013, November). Temporal patterns of scientific information-seeking on Google and Wikipedia. Paper presented at the 5th Israeli Science Communication Conference, Tel Aviv, Israel.

Sharon A. J., & Baram-Tsabari, A. (2013). Measuring mumbo jumbo: A jargon index for evaluating clarity in science communication. In: Y. Eshet-Alkalai, A. Caspi, S. Eden, N. Geri, Y. Kalman, & Y. Yair (Eds.), Proceedings of the 8th Chais conference for the study of innovation and learning technologies: Learning in the technological era (pp. ע225–ע216). Ra’anana, Israel: The Open University of Israel.

Sharon A. J., & Baram-Tsabari, A. (2012, June). Measuring mumbo jumbo: A jargon index for evaluating clarity in science communication. Paper presented at the 4th Israeli Science Communication Conference, Haifa, Israel.