The Annotated Bibliography is a collection of curated links to research literature on AV topics.

Lawrence AW, Stasko JT, Badre A. Empirically evaluating the use of animations to teach algorithms. In: Proceedings, IEEE Symposium on Visual Languages 1994. St. Louis, MO: IEEE Computer Society; 1994. p. 48-54.
Stasko JT, Badre A, Lewis C. Do algorithm animations assist learning?: an empirical study and analysis. In: CHI '93: Proceedings of the SIGCHI conference on Human factors in computing systems. ACM Press; 1993. p. 61-6.