Publications

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JOURNAL ARTICLES

Cohen, J., Huprich, J., Jones, M., & Smith, S. (in press). Educators’ perceptions of a maker-based learning experience.  International Journal of Information and Learning Technology.

Jones, M., Smith, S., & Cohen, J. (2017). Pre-service teachers’ perceptions of using maker activities in formal educational settings. Journal of Research on Technology in Education. 50(3), 1-15. Available at: URL

Cohen, J., Jones, M., Smith, S., & Calandra, B. (2017). Makification: Towards a framework for leveraging the maker movement in formal education.  Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia. 26(3), 217-229. URL

Smith, S. & Burrow, L. (2016). Programming multimedia stories in Scratch to integrate computational thinking and writing with elementary students. Journal of Mathematics Education. 9(2), 119-131. URL

Smith, S., Burrow, L., Fite, K., & Guerra, L. (2016). Considering instructional appropriateness of technology integration into early childhood education. International Journal of the Whole Child. 1(2),  URL

Robbins, P. & Smith, S. (2016). Robo/graphy: Practical artistic robot creations to re/envision the art classroom as a makerspace. Art Education Journal. 69(3), 44-51.  URL

Smith, S. & Henriksen, D. (2016). Fail again, fail better: Failure as a paradigm for learning and the arts. Art Education Journal. 69(2), 6-11. URL

Smith, S. (2016). (Re)Counting meaningful learning experiences: Using student-created reflective videos to make invisible learning visible during PjBL experiences. Interdisciplinary Journal of Problem-Based Learning. 10(1). URL

Smith, S. & Burrow, L. (2015). Poetry 2.0: Easy strategies for facilitating multimedia poetry writing. English in Texas.

Smith, S. (2015). Epic fails: Reconceptualizing failure as a catalyst for developing creative persistence within teaching and learning experiences. Journal of Technology and Teacher Education, 23(3), 329-355. Chesapeake, VA: Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education. URL

Garza, R. & Smith, S. (2015). Pre-service teachers’ blog reflections: Illuminating their growth and development. Cogent Education, 2(1), URL

Ortiz, A., Bos, B., & Smith, S. (2015). The power of educational robotics as an integrated STEM learning experience in teacher preparation programs. Journal of College Science, 44(5), 42-47. URL

Burrow, L. & Smith, S. (2014). Updating and upgrading early elementary school writing experiences with storytelling and technology. Perspectives and Provocations. 4(1), 77-99. URL

Lee, K., Smith, S., & Bos, B. (2014). Pre-service teachers’ TPK: A continuum of views on effective technology integration. International Journal of E-Learning & Distance Education. 29(2) URL

Smith, S. (2014). 3D printing: Where art & technology collide. Trends in Art Education. 57(1), 17-23. URL

Smith, S. (2014). The layers of me: Using digital fabrication to produce meaningful pop-ups. Arts & Activities, 155(4), 30-32. URL

Smith, S. (2013). Through the teacher’s eyes: Unpacking the TPACK of digital fabrication integration in middle school language arts. Journal of Research on Technology in Education, 46(2), 207–227. URL

Smith, S. (2013). (Almost) everything I need to know about multiculturalism I learned on jury duty. Multicultural Education, 20(2), 40-42. URL

Smith, S. (2012). Where art & technology unite: Exploring pop-up books and digital fabrication in the digital paper engineering club. Learning & Leading with Technology, 39(8), 26-28. URL

BOOK CHAPTERS

Smith, S. (2017). Mobile makerspace carts: a practical model to transcend access and space. In M. Mills, & D. Wake (Eds.), Empowering learners with mobile open-access learning initiatives (pp. 58-73).  Hershey, PA: IGI Global. doi:10.4018/978-1-5225-2122-8

Smith, S. & Garza, R. (2014). Psychosocial and cognitive dimensions of the “self” within pre-service teachers’ reflective blogs. In L. Lui and D. Gibson (Eds.), Research highlights in technology and teacher education 2014. (pp. 101-110). Waynesville, NC: AACE.

Smith, S. (2012). Using visual-reasoning ability to make meaning pop-up. In M. Avgerinou (Ed.), New horizons in visual literacy: Selected readings (pp. 196-204). Loretto, PA: International Visual Literacy Association.

CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

Levy, B., & Morocz, R. J., & Forest, C., & Nagel, R. L., & Newstetter, W. C., & Talley, K. G., & Smith, S., & Linsey, J. S. (2016), MAKER: How to make a university maker space. Paper presented at 2016 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, New Orleans, Louisiana. https://peer.asee.org/25623

Penney, M. F., & Watkins, J. D., & Levy, B., & Linsey, J. S., & Nagel, R. L., & Newstetter, W. C., & Talley, K. G., & Smith, S. (2016), ‘Making’ an impact: An ethnographic approach to university maker spaces. Paper presented at 2016 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, New Orleans, Louisiana. https://peer.asee.org/26226

Byrum, D., Holschuh, D. & Smith, S. (2016). The student-directed EdTech conference: Nurturing teacher leadership skills. In Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2016 (pp. 1186-1194). Chesapeake, VA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).

Cohen, J., Jones, M. & Smith, S. (2016). Establishing STEAM technology/maker labs in colleges of education: Challenges, opportunities, and lessons learned. In Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2016 (pp. 127-128). Chesapeake, VA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).

Cohen, J., Jones, M., Smith, S. & Calandra, B. (2016). Makification: Towards a framework for leveraging the maker movement in formal education. In G. Chamblee & L. Langub (Eds.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2016 (pp. 129-135). Chesapeake, VA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).

Smith, S., Trumble, J. & Grant, C. (2016). 3D digitization in the classroom: Leveraging 3D Models, no 3D printer required. In Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2016 (pp. 143-145). Chesapeake, VA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).

Trumble, J. & Smith, S. (2016). 3D digital fabrication & design: Discovering burgeoning technology and finding a research path. In Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2016 (pp. 2390-2393). Chesapeake, VA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).

Smith, S. & Tillman, D. (2015). Digital fabrication playground: Hands-on experimentation with design technologies to enrich learning. In D. Slykhuis & G. Marks (Eds.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (pp. 133-136). Chesapeake, VA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). URL

Mishra, P., Henriksen, D., Cain, W., Friedman, A., Garofalo, J., Hartman, D., Hicks, D., Lee, J., Park, J.C. & Smith, S. (2015). Creativity SIG symposium: Creativity across the disciplines: Exploring the boundaries of teacher education. In D. Slykhuis & G. Marks (Eds.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (pp. 1941-1946). Chesapeake, VA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). URL

Tillman, D., Smith, S., An, S., Mishra, P., Henriksen, D., Cohen, J., Slykhuis, D., Alexander, C., Asing-Cashman, J., Paez, C., Siemssen, A., Wilson, C., Romo, S. & Jones, W.M. (2015). Creating creative classrooms: Field-tested best practices. In D. Slykhuis & G. Marks (Eds.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (pp. 137-140). Chesapeake, VA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). URL

Byrum, D., Holschuh, D. & Smith, S. (2015). If we give a workshop and nobody comes, is it still professional development?. In D. Slykhuis & G. Marks (Eds.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (pp. 3096-3105). Chesapeake, VA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). URL

Lee, K., Hao, Y. & Smith, S. (2015). TPACK growth at a distance. In D. Slykhuis & G. Marks (Eds.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (pp. 382-387). Chesapeake, VA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). URL

Smith, S., Tillman, D., Mishra, P., Slykhuis, D., Alexander, C., Henriksen, D., Church, R. & Goodman, A. (2014). Building multidisciplinary connections: Intersections of content, creativity, and digital fabrication technologies. In M. Searson & M. Ochoa (Eds.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2014 (pp. 2506-2510). Chesapeake, VA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).

Tillman, D., Smith, S., Mishra, P. & Henriksen, D. (2014). Innovative digital design technologies that support student creativity. In M. Searson & M. Ochoa (Eds.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2014 (pp. 182-187). Chesapeake, VA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).

Mishra, P., Henriksen, D., Smith, S., DeSchryver, M., Fahnoe, C., Terry, C., Cain, W. & Good, J. (2014). Fail again, fail better: Contextual factors that influence creativity in technology mediated learning contexts. In M. Searson & M. Ochoa (Eds.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2014 (pp. 1892-1897). Chesapeake, VA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).

Smith, S. & Byrum, D. (2013). Using a BYOD model to teach a graduate level video production course to in-service teachers. In R. McBride & M. Searson (Eds.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2013 (pp. 1738-1745). Chesapeake, VA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education.

Smith, S. (2012). Meaningfully integrating digital fabrication in an afterschool program. In P. Resta (Ed.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2012 (pp. 1075-1084). Chesapeake, VA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education.

Burrow, L. & Smith, S. (2012). Learning to write the story of digital storytelling.In P. Resta (Ed.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2012 (pp. 1329-1333). Chesapeake, VA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education.

Smith, S., McNeil, S, Robin, B., Beltran, A. & Rapp, M. (2012). Database-driven information design: Building a structural framework for educational website design. In P. Resta (Ed.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2012 (pp. 3767-3773). Chesapeake, VA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education.

Tillman, D., Ducamp, G., Dejaegher, C., Cohen, J., Kjellstrom, W. & Smith, S. (2012). A role for digital fabrication activities utilizing the engineering design process in developing preservice elementary teachers’ mathematics and science pedagogy. In P. Resta (Ed.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2012 (pp. 1085-1090). Chesapeake, VA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education.

Tillman, D., Kjellstrom, W., Smith, S. & Yoder, E. (2011). Digital fabrication scaffolds for developing preservice elementary teachers’ mathematics pedagogy. In M. Koehler & P. Mishra (Eds.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2011 (pp. 892-897). Chesapeake, VA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education.

PAPERS PRESENTED AT PROFESSIONAL MEETINGS & CONFERENCES

Smith, S. & Burrow, B.  (2015, November). “Coding” stories and “writing” blocks: Tools to bring the art of coding language into your classroom. Best practices presentation at National Council for Teachers of English (NCTE) Annual Convention, Minneapolis, MN.

Smith, S. (2015, March). The art of prototyping: (Re)Considering mistakes and learning. Best practices presentation at National Art Education Association Annual Convention (NAEA), New Orleans, LA.

Smith, S. & Sweeney, C. (2015, March). Maker ed smackdown. Hands-on demonstration presentation at National Art Education Association Annual Convention (NAEA), New Orleans, LA.

Smith, S. & Burrow, B. (2014, November). The story of the three little techies. Best practices presentation at National Council for Teachers of English (NCTE Annual Convention, Washington, DC.

Smith, S. (2014, March). Maker spaces: Merging low-tech and high-tech to nurture transdisciplinary skills. Best practices presentation at National Art Education Association Annual Convention (NAEA), San Diego, CA.

Burrow, L. & Smith, S. (2013, November). Reinventing early childhood writing with multimodal instructional strategies. Best practices presentation at the National Council for Teachers of English (NCTE) Annual Convention, Boston, MA.

Bos, B. & Smith, S. (2013, June). How to teach middle school math with digital fabrication. Best practices presentation at the Conference for the Advancement of Mathematics Teaching (CAMT) annual conference, San Antonio, TX.

Smith, S., Bos, B., & Kiekel, J. (2013, June). M2 learning: Mobile mathematics learning. Poster presentation at International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) annual conference, San Antonio, TX.

Smith, S. (2013, June). Stories with soul: Digital storytelling essentials for the classroom. Presentation at Institute for Increasing Cultural and Linguistic Inclusion within EC-16 Social Studies annual institute, San Marcos, TX.

Smith, S. (2013, March). Bringing method to the madness: A practical web 2.0 framework. Best practices presentation at National Art Education Association (NAEA) national convention, Ft. Worth, TX.

Smith, S. (2012, March). Go to your classroom and make meaning: Using digital fabrication in the art classroom. Hands-on demonstration presentation at National Art Education Association (NAEA) annual conference, New York, NY.

Smith, S. (2011, October). Making meaning tangible using digital fabrication. Virtual presentation at International Visual Literacy Association (IVLA) annual conference, Galloway, NJ.

Smith, S. (2011, March). Digital fabrication: Giving creativity some STEAM. Hands-on demonstration presentation at National Art Education Association (NAEA) national convention, Seattle, WA.

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