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 Many Smith faculty are involved in engaging in scholarship related to science education programs and pedagogies. Below is a list of such publications (Smith-affiliated faculty/staff are bolded). Links to the full articles are available by clicking on the title of each work.

Brady, J.B. (1992) Does ice dissolve or does halite melt? — A low-temperature liquidus experiment for petrology classes: Journal of Geological Education, 40, 116-118.

Brady, J.B. (2009) Siphons, Water Clocks, Cooling Coffee, and Leaking Capacitors: Classroom Activities to Help Students Understand Radiometric Dating and Other Exponential Processes. Journal of Geoscience Education, 57, 196-205.

Brady, J.B., Cheney, J.T., Ramezani, J., and Thompson, M.D. (2014) The Cape Ann Plutonic Suite: Calssic stops for teaching petrology along the North Shore. In Thompson, M.D., editor, Guidebook to Field Trips in Southeastern New England (MA-NH-RI), New England Intercollegiate Geological Conference, 106th Annual Meeting, Wellesley, Massachusetts, A4, 1-27.

Brandriss, M.E. (2010) Using high-precision specific gravity measurements to study minerals in undergraduate geoscience courses. Journal of Geoscience Education 58, 155–165. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.5408/1.3544296

DiBartolo, P.M., Gregg-Jolly, L., Gross, D., Manduca, C., Iverson, E., Cooke, D., Davis, G.K., Davidson, C., Hertz, P.E., Hibbard, L., Ireland, S.K., Mader, C., Pai, A., Raps, S., Siwicki, K., & Swartz, J.E. (2016). Principles and practices fostering inclusive excellence: Lessons from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute’s Capstone Institutions. CBE-Life Sciences Education, 15:ar44, 1-11. doi: 10.1187/cbe.16-01-0028

Gorin, D.J., Jamieson, E.R., Queeney, K.T., Shea, K.M., & Read Spray, C.G. (2016). The pHunger Games: Manuscript Review to Assess Graduating Chemistry Majors. J. Chem. Edu., 93(12), 2058-2062. doi: 10.1021/acs.jchemed.6b00179

Guswa, A.J. (2015. Reaction: Authentic, Exemplary, and Diverse, Engineering Studies, doi: 10.1080/19378629.2015.1062508.

A.C. Hall and M.E. Harrington, ‘Experimental Methods in Neuroscience’: an undergraduate neuroscience laboratory course for teaching ethical issues, laboratory techniques, experimental design and analysis, The Journal of Undergraduate Neuroscience Education, 2 (2003) A1-A7.

Harrington, I.A., Grisham, W., Brasier, D.J., Gallagher, S.P., Gizerian, S.G., Gordon, R.G., Hagenauer, M.H., Linden, M.L., Lom, B., Olivo, R., Sandstrom, N.J., Stough, S., Vilinsky, I., and Wiest , M.C. (2015) An Instructor’s Guide to (Some of) the Most Amazing Papers in Neuroscience. Journal of Undergraduate Neuroscience Education 14(1): R3-R14

Jamieson, E.R., Eppley, H.J., Geselbracht, M.J., Johnson, A.R., Reisner, B.A., Smith, S.R., Stewart, J.L., Watson, L.A., & Williams, B.S. (2011). Inorganic Chemistry and IONiC: An Online Community Bringing Cutting Edge Research into the Classroom.Inorg. Chem, 50, 5849-5854. doi: 10.1021/ic2006919

Olivo, R. F. (2012) Collaborative Online Writing Assignments to Foster Active Learning. Journal of Undergraduate Neuroscience Education 11(1): A82-A89.

Olivo, R. F. (2011) Bridging Old and New: Video Guides to Assigned Readings. EDUCAUSE Quarterly 34(4), December 2011.

Olivo, R. F. (2003) An online lab manual for neurophysiology. Journal of Undergraduate Neuroscience Education, 2(1): A16-A22.

Shea, K.M. (2016). Beyond clickers, next generation classroom response systems for organic chemistry. Journal of Chemical Education, 93, 971-974. doi: 10. 1021/acs.jchemed.5b00799

Shea, K. M.; Gorin, D. J.; Buck, M. E. “,Literature-Based Problems for Introductory Organic Chemistry Quizzes and Exams” J. Chem. Educ. 2016, 93, 886-890. doi: 10.1021/acs.jchemed.5b00937

Smith, S.A., Collins, S., Eppley, H.E., Geselbracht, M.J., Jamieson, E.R., Johnson, A.R., Nataro, C., Reisner, B.A., Stewart, J.L., Watson, L.A., & Williams, B. S. (2013). VIPEr: An Online Academic Resource Enhancing Undergraduate Research. CUR Quarterly, Web Vignette, 34(2).
http://www.cur.org/assets/1/23/Winter2013_v34.2_vignettes4.PDF

Staub, N.L., Blumer, L.S., Beck, C.W., Delesalle, V.A., Griffin, G.D., Merritt, R.B., Hennington, B.S., Grillo, W.H. Hollowell, G.P., White, S.L., & Mader, C.M. (2016). Course-based science research promotes learning in diverse students at diverse institutions. CUR Quarterly, 37(2), 36-46. doi: 10.18833/curq/37/2/11

Thomas, R. M.; Shea, K. M. “Synthesis of Di- and Trisubstituted Azulenes Using a Danheiser Annulation as the Key Step: An Advanced Organic Laboratory Experiment,” J. Chem. Educ. 2013, 90, 110-114. doi: 10.1021/ed300022a

White-Ziegler, C.RNA-Seq for Undergraduates:A Student-directed Experimental Course for Whole Transcriptome Studies in Bacteria” Talk given at national ASM Microbe 2016 meeting as part of session “Developing the Next Gen Scientist: The Role of Course Based Research in the Undergraduate Curriculum”. June 2016.

Wright KA, Zimmerman EL, Harrington ME, A modified Golgi-Cox procedure for use in undergraduate courses, J Undergrad Neurosci Educ, 10 (2011) A85-7.