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Publications and Presentations

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Smith, A. C., Faculty Centered Assessment of General Education, AAC&U’s Conference on General Education and Assessment: Foundations for Democracy conference, 2018, Philadelphia PA

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Stevens, C, Smith, A. C., Simon, M., Analyzing Faculty Readiness for Teaching Collaboration Skills, AACU General Education and Assessment: Design Thinking for Student Learning February 23-25, 2017 Phoenix, Arizona.

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Smith, A. C., Stevens, C, Simon, M., Implementing Signature Projects through Scholarship in Practice General Education Courses. AACU General Education and Assessment: Design Thinking for Student Learning February 23-25, 2017 Phoenix, Arizona.

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Killion, P and Smith, A. C. , Scholarship in Practice: Bringing Authentic Research Into General Education for Faculty, Students and Research Programs, Conference for Undergraduate Research, 2016, Tampa, Florida

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La Voy, S.A., Smith, A. C., Roberts, D. Promising Practice: Engaging faculty in designing and implementing an outcomes-based general education program. AAC&U General Education and Assessment conference. 2013. Boston MA.

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Smith, A. C., Roberts, D., Gaines, R. The I‐Series: Evoking Intellect, Inquiry, and Imagination to Engage Students in Real World Challenges. AAC&U General Education and Assessment conference.2013. Boston, MA. (talk)

Publications and Conference Proceedings

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Primiano, Samantha J., Ananya Krishnan, and Thurka Sangaramoorthy. 2020. Plagues, Pathogens, and Pedagogical Decolonization: Reflecting on the Design of a Decolonized Pandemic Syllabus.Teaching and Learning Anthropology Journal 3, no. 2: 47–60.

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Thompson, Katerina V., et al. "Faculty learning communities: A professional development model that fosters individual, departmental and institutional impact." Transforming institutions: Undergraduate STEM education for the 21st century (2015): 312-324.

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Briber, Robert M., and Romel D. Gomez PE. "Teaching Engineering in the General Education Program at the University of Maryland." 2017 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition.

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Benson, Spencer A., Ann C. Smith, and David B. Eubanks. "Developing scholarly teaching at a research university: Using learning communities to build capacity for change." Cases on quality teaching practices in higher education. IGI Global, 2013. 212-227.


Lin, Jing, Qian Meng, and Xuan Weng. "The practice and innovation of general education at University of Maryland: a case study." International Journal of Chinese Education 2.1 (2013): 9-30.


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10 Gen Ed Classes to Spice Up Your Freshman Schedule at the University of Maryland

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At U. of Maryland, an Effort to Make Introductory Courses Extraordinary

Chronicle of Higher Ed
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15 of the Coolest Classes at University of Maryland

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Faculty propose 70 general education courses

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