Publications and Presentations

Papers in Peer reviewed Journals

Stewart, R.C., Stein, D.C., Yuan, R.T., Smith, A.C., (2014) The Farmer's Dilemma - a case study for learning bacterial genetics and biotechnology, JMBE Vol 15, No 1, 36-37.


Stewart, R.C., Stein, D.C., McIver, K.S., Buchner, J., Smith, A. C., (2014) Cow of the Future – a case study for learning bacterial genetics and biotechnology. National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science. http://sciencecases.lib.buffalo.edu/cs/collection/detail.asp?case_id=738&id=738 


Thompson, K, Egan, L, Marbach-Ad, G., Smith A. C. (in press) Faculty Learning Communities: A Professional Development Model that Fosters Individual, Departmental, and Institutional Impact. In G. C. Weaver, W.D. Burgess, A. C Childress and L. Slakey, Editors, Transforming Institutions: Undergraduate Stem Education for the 21st Century, Purdue University Press.


Smith, A. C., Marbach-Ad, G., Stevens, A., et al., (in press) Successful Model for Professional Development: Creating and Sustaining Faculty Learning Communities In G. C. Weaver, W.D. Burgess, A. C Childress and L. Slakey, Editors, Transforming Institutions: Undergraduate Stem Education for the 21st Century, Purdue University Press.

Quimby,B.B., McIver, K.S., Marbach-Ad,G., Smith, A.C.,2011, “Investigating How Streptococcus Responds to Their Environment: Bringing Together Current Research, a Case Study and Laboratory Investigation” JMBE 12 (2).


Senkevitch, E., Smith, A.C., Marbach-Ad, G., Song, W., 2011 “Improving Scientific Research and Writing Skills through Peer Review and Empirical Group Learning” JMBE 12 (2).

Injaian, L., Smith, A. C., Shipley, J.G., Marbach-Ad, G., Fredericksen, B. L., 2011. Antiviral Drug Research Proposal Activity. Journal of Microbiology and Biology Education; May p18-28 http://jmbe.asm.org/index.php/jmbe/article/view/269


Smith, A.C. and Marbach-Ad, G. 2010. Learning Outcomes with Linked Assessments - an Essential Part of our Regular Teaching Practice. Journal of Microbiology and Biology Education; 11(2): 123-129.http://jmbe.asm.org/index.php/jmbe/article/view/217

Smith, A.C., and Stein, D.C., 2010. "Wanda's Woes". MedEdPORTAL; Available from:http://services.aamc.org/30/mededportal/servlet/s/segment/mededportal/?s...


Marbach-Ad, G., McAdams, K.C., Benson, S., Briken, V., Cathcart, L., Chase, M., El-Sayed, N.M., Frauwirth, K., Fredericksen, B., Joseph, S.W., Lee, V., McIver, K.S., Mosser, D., Quimby, B.B., Shields, P., Song, W., Stein, D.C., Stewart, R., Thompson, K.V., and Smith, A.C., 2010. "A model for using a concept inventory as a tool for students' assessment and faculty professional development". CBE Life Sci Educ. Winter; 9(4):408-16. http://www.lifescied.org/cgi/content/full/9/4/408

Parent, B.A., Marbach-Ad, G., Swanson, K.V., and Smith, A.C., 2010. "Incorporating a Literature-based Learning Approach into a Lab Course to Increase Student Understanding", Bioscene, 35(2), 34-40.


Marbach-Ad, G., McAdams, K., Benson, S., Briken, V., Cathcart, L., Chase, M., El-Sayed, N., Frauwirth, K., Fredericksen, B., Joseph , S., Lee, V., McIver, K., Mosser, D., Quimby, B., Shields, P., Song, W., Stein, D., Stewart, R., Thompson, K., & Smith, A. (2010). A Model for Using a Concept Inventory as a Tool for Students' Assessment and Faculty Professional Development. CBE--Life Sciences Education (CBE-LSE), 9, 408-436.

G. Marbach-Ad (2009). From misconceptions to concept inventories. Focus on Microbiology Education, 15(2), 4-6.


Gili Marbach-Ad, Volker Briken, Najib El-Sayed, Kennneth Frauwirth, Brenda Fredericksen, Steven Hutcheson, 


Curriculum activities in peer reviewed databases


Smith, A.C., and Stein, D.C., 2010. "Wanda's Woes". MedEdPORTAL; Available from: http://services.aamc.org/30/mededportal/servlet/s/segment/mededportal/?subid=8083 


 Stewart, R. C., Smith, A. C. and Shields, P. A. 2008. ELVIS Meltdown! Microbiology Concepts of Culture, Growth, and Metabolism. The National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science Case Collection, University of Buffalo. 


 Smith, A. C. Gram Stain: Gram-Positive Cocci. Selected for publication in, 2008 Microbiology, 10th Edition by Tortora, Funke and Case. 


 Kramer, S., Tsang A.Y., Chang, C., Smith, A.C. 2006. A Laboratory Exercise Exploring Biotechnology via Creation of a Transgenic /Arabidopsis thaliana/ Plant Using a Floral Dip Method. MicrobeLibrary.org (Accessed December 18, 2006 


 Smith, A.C., & Hussey, M. (2005). Gram Stain Protocol. MicrobeLibrary.org.


National and International meetings

Stevens,A., Marbach-Ad,G., and Smith, A. C., 2013. Cooperative Assessment of Common Microbiology Student Misconceptions about Antibiotic Resistance. American Society for Microbiology Conference for Microbiology Education, Denver Colorado.

Stevens, A., Daniel, S., Melville, S., Popham, D., Scharf, B., Schubot, F., Seyler Jr., R., Yang, Z., and the UMD Host-Pathogen Interaction Teaching Community.2013. Cooperative Effort at Two Peer ACC-Institutes to Assess Common Student Misconceptions using a Concept Inventory. Conference on Higher Education Pedagogy, Blacksburg VA.

Smith, A. C., Marbach-Ad, G., Frauwirth, K., Stein, D.C.,2013. Use of a Concept Inventory to probe student learning and to inform faculty development. National Association for Research is Science Teaching. Rio Mar, Puerto Rico.

Gili Marbach-Ad and Smith, A. C. (2012) “Teaching and Learning Microbiology: from Basic Concepts to Meaningful Understanding” Introductory Biology Project Conference Washington DC.

Ann C. Smith and Gili Marbach- Ad (2012)” Impact of Assessment on Teaching and Learning: The use of the HPI concept Inventory” Introductory Biology Project Conference Washington DC.

Ann C.Smith, John Buchner (June 2012) American Society for Microbiology, San Francisco CA

Ann C.Smith, Daniel C. Stein (June 2011) American Society for Micribiology, Baltimore MD

Jennifer Kessler, Gili Marbach-Ad, Ann C. Smith, Vincent T. Lee. (June, 2010). Critical thinking and discussion motivated via research oriented clicker questions. Paper presented in the national annual meeting of Lilly, Conference on College and Teaching, Washington DC.

Emilee Senkevitch, Ann C. Smith, Gili Marbach-Ad, Wenxia Song. (June, 2010). Learning standard immunology protocols in the context of the research process. Paper presented in the national annual meeting of Lilly, Conference on College and Teaching, Washington DC.

Genevieve Houston-Ludlam, Ann C. Smith, Gili Marbach-Ad and Najib M. El-Sayed. (June, 2010). Finding Needles in Haystacks: Making the Connection Between Genetics and Disease in an Undergraduate Bioinformatics Class. Paper presented in the national annual meeting of Lilly, Conference on College and Teaching, Washington DC.

Cathcart, L.A., Stieff, M., Marbach-Ad, G., Smith, A.C., & Frauwirth, K.A. (2010, March). Using knowledge space theory to analyze concept maps in an undergraduate immunology course. Paper to be presented at the meeting of the National Association for Research in Science Teaching, Philadelphia, PA.

Ann C. Smith, Volker Briken, Laura Cathcart, Michael Chase*, Najib M. El-Sayed, Kenneth Frauwirth, Brenda Fredericksen, Lian-Yong Gao, Sam Joseph, Vincent T. Lee, Gili Marbach-Ad, Katherine C. McAdams, Kevin S. McIver, David M. Mosser, Bryn Booth Quimby, Patricia Shields, Wenxia Song, Katerina V. Thompson, Zhengguo Xiao, and Daniel C. Stein (2009) "Host Pathogen Interaction Teaching Team Works Collaboratively to Create Research Oriented Student Learning" Transforming Undergraduate Education in Biology, Washington D. C.

Cathcart, L.A., Marbach-Ad, G., Smith, A.C., Stieff, M., & Frauwirth, K.A. (2009, May). Concept mapping as a teaching and assessment tool in an undergraduate immunology course. American Society for Microbiology, Philadelphia, PA.

Cathcart, L.A., Marbach-Ad, G., Smith, A.C., Stieff, M., & Frauwirth, K.A. (2009, May). Concept mapping as a teaching and assessment tool in an undergraduate immunology course. Poster presented at the American Society for Microbiology Conference for Undergraduate Educators, Fort Collins, CO.

Laura A. Cathcart, Lian-Yong Gao, Gili Marbach-Ad, Kevin S. McIver, Daniel C. Stein and Ann C. Smith (2009) "Active Learning - a Meaningful Learning Experience in a Large Enrollment General Microbiology Course" Transforming Undergraduate Education in Biology, Washington D. C.

Ann C. Smith, Laura Cathcart, Lian-Yong Gao, Gili Marbach-Ad, Kevin S. McIver and Daniel C. Stein (2009) "Active Learning - How It Works in a Large Enrollment Gneral Microbiology Course" American Society for Microbiology Conference on Undergraduate Education, Fort Collins, Colorado.

Marbach-Ad, G., L. Cathcart, Volker Briken, Najib El-Sayed, Kennneth Frauwirth, Brenda Fredericksen, Lian-Yong Gao, Sam Joseph, Vincent Lee, Kevin S. McIver, David Mosser, B. Booth Quimby, Patricia Shields, Wenxia Song, Daniel C. Stein, and Ann C. Smith. (2009). Understanding of Host Pathogen Interactions Using a Concept Inventory. American Educational Research Association Annual meeting. San Diego, CA.

Marbach-Ad, G., L. Cathcart, Volker Briken, Najib El-Sayed, Kennneth Frauwirth, Brenda Fredericksen, Lian-Yong Gao, Sam Joseph, Vincent Lee, Kevin S. McIver, David Mosser, B. Booth Quimby, Patricia Shields, Wenxia Song, Daniel C. Stein, and Ann C. Smith. (2009) "Challenging issues of infectious disease research engage science majors in learning science in the context of globally important problems" SENCER DC Symposium.

Smith, A. C., 2008. Assessing Student Understanding of Host Pathogen Interactions using a Concept Inventory, American Society for Microbiology General Meeting. Boston MA.

Ann C. Smith, Gili Marbach-Ad, Volker Briken, Najib El-Sayed, Kennneth Frauwirth, Brenda Fredericksen, Steven Hutcheson, Lian-Yong Gao, Sam Joseph, Vincent Lee, Kevin S. McIver, David Mosser, B. Booth Quimby, Patricia Shields, Wenxia Song, Robert T. Yuan and Daniel C. Stein (2007) A Faculty Team Works to Develop a Concept Inventory that Measures Understanding of Microbiology Relevant to Host Pathogen Interactions. Second Conceptual Assessment in Biology (CAB II) Conference.

Gili Marbach-Ad, Volker Briken, Ken Frauwirth, Brenda Fredericksen, Steve Hutcheson, Lian-Yong Gao, Sam Joseph, Kevin S. McIver, David Mosser, B. Booth Quimby, Patty Shields, Daniel C. Stein, Wenxia Song, Robert Yuan and Ann C. Smith.(2007) "A faculty team works to develop a concept inventory monitoring the effects of implementing new teaching approaches and curriculum reform" Presented in April at Lilly East Conference, Newark Delaware.

Gili Marbach-Ad, Volker Briken, Kenneth Frauwirth, Brenda Fredericksen, Lian-Yong Gao, Steven W. Hutcheson, Sam W. Joseph, David M. Mosser, Kevin S. McIver, B.Booth Quimby, Patty Shields, Wenxia Song, Daniel C. Stein, Robert Yuan, and Ann C. Smith,(2007), "A Faculty Team Works to Develop Concept Inventory Monitoring the Effects of Implementing New Teaching Approaches and Curriculum Reform" National Association of Research in Science Teaching (NARST). New Orleans, LA.

A.C. Smith, V. Briken, K. Frauwirth, B. Fredricksen, L.Y. Gao, S. W. Joseph, K.S. McIver, G. Marbach-Ad, D. Mosser, B.B. Quimby, P. Shields, W. Song and D.C. Stein. (2007). A Host Pathogen Concept Inventory Reveals Students Misconceptions. American Society for Microbiology Conference on Undergraduate Education, Buffalo. NY.

L.A. Cathcart, S.R. Kramer, L.Y. Gao and A.C. Smith. (2007). Effective Use of Clickers In The Microbiology Classroom. American Society for Microbiology Conference on Undergraduate Education, Buffalo. NY

Ann C. Smith, Gili Marbach-Ad, Richard Stewart, Patricia Shields, Jennifer Hayes-Klosteridis, Paulette Robinson, Robert Yuan (2006) Using technology to support active learning in large enrollment introductory science courses. Proceeding presented at the Annual Meeting of National Association of Research in Science Teaching (NARST): San Francisco, California.

.Marbach-Ad, G., Briken, V., Frauwirth, K., Hutcheson,S., Gao, L., Joseph, S., Mosser, D., Shields, P., Song, W., Stein, D., Stewart, R.C., Swanson, K., Yuan, R., and Smith, A.C. (2006) "A faculty team works to create content linkages among various courses to increase meaningful learning of targeted concepts of microbiology" National Association of Research in Science Teaching (NARST), San Francisco CA.

Marbach-Ad, G., Briken, V., Frauwirth, K., Gao, L., Hutcheson, S.W., Joseph, S.W., Mosser, D., Shields, P., Song, W., Stein, D.C., Thompson, K.V., Yuan, R., and Smith, A.C., (2006). "A Faculty Team Works to Create Content Linkages among Various Courses to Increase Meaningful Learning of Targeted Concepts of Microbiology" International Society for Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Conference (ISSOTL). Washington, D.C.

Parent, B, Swanson, K., and Smith, A.C. (2005). "Cookbook to Koch-- Integrating research design into an immunology lab to stimulate meaningful learning". American Society for Microbiology Conference on Undergraduate Education (ASMCUE), Atlanta, Georgia.

Lisa Injaian, Ann Smith, Gili Ad-Marbach and Brenda Fredericksen. (June, 2010). GTA/Instructor Team Brings Virology Research into the Classroom. Paper presented in the national annual meeting of Lilly, Conference on College and Teaching, Washington DC.


Regional meetings

Ann C. Smith, John Buchner, Najib M. El-Sayed, Kevin S. McIver, Daniel C. Stein, Stephanie A Yarwood, and Gili Ad-Marbach (2011) "Teaching and Learning Microbiology: from Basic Concepts to Meaningful Understanding" VA Regional Conference for American Society for Microbiology. Blacksburg. VA.

Laura A. Cathcart, Gili Marbach-Ad, Ann C. Smith, Mike Stieff, and Kenneth A. Frauwirth (2009) "Concept Mapping as a Teaching and Assessment Tool in an Undergraduate Immunology Course" BioScience Day, University of Maryland, College Park MD November 2010.

B. Booth Quimby and Volker Briken (2009) "Connecting Case Studies in a Pathogenic Microbiology Course to the Laboratory Experience" BioScience Day, University of Maryland, College Park MD November 2010.

Ann C. Smith, Kevin McIver, and Daniel C. Stein (2009) General Microbiology: Teaching basic concepts in context of Big Science Issues BioScience Day, University of Maryland, College Park MD November 2010.

Smith, A. C., McIver, K., Marbach-Ad, G., Quimby, B., Shields, P, Song, W., and Stein, D. C. Active Learning Teaching, Invited presentation School of Public Health Teaching Retreat. January 2008.

Gili Marbach-Ad, Volker Briken, Ken Frauwirth, Brenda Fredericksen, Steve Hutcheson, Lian-Yong Gao, Sam Joseph, Kevin S. McIver, David Mosser, B. Booth Quimby, Patty Shields, Daniel C. Stein, Wenxia Song, Robert Yuan and Ann C. Smith. 2007, "A Teaching Group Effects Curriculum Reform". Innovations in Teaching and Learning Symposium, University of Maryland, College Park.

Ann C. Smith, Gili Marbach-Ad, Volker Briken, Ken Frauwirth, Brenda Fredericksen, Lian-Yong Gao, Steve Hutcheson, Sam Joseph, Kevin McIver, David Mosser, B. Booth Quimby, Wenxia Song, Daniel C. Stein and Robert Yuan, 2006, "A faculty team works to create content linkages among various courses to increase meaningful learning of targeted concepts of microbiology". Biosciences Day University of Maryland, College Park MD.


Other

Featured in College of Computer Mathematical and Natural Sciences Alumni Publication: the Odyssey Spring 2012.Breaking Boundaries.

Featured in University of Maryland, College of Chemical and Life Sciences SCOPE Magazine Spring 2008. Ahead of the Learning Curve: Faculty initiatives elevate teaching and learning.

Featured in University of Maryland, College of Chemical and Life Science - Newsletter - Fall 2009 Students Investigate Diabetes and Strep Throat in Lab Case Study Developed by HPI Teaching Group.

Featured in University of Maryland, College of Chemical and Life Science Newsletter, Summer 2009. HPI Research and Teaching Workshop Brings Together Faculty from UM and Regional Community Colleges .

 


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