Teaching and Learning Publications and Presentations

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles and Book Chapters

Thompson K.V., T.J. Cooke, W.F. Fagan, D. Gulick, D. Levy, K.C. Nelson, E.F. Redish, R.F. Smith, and J. Presson. Infusing Quantitative Approaches throughout the Biological Sciences Curriculum. International Journal of Mathematics Education in Science and Technology DOI: 10.1080/0020739X.2013.812754.

Thompson, K.V., J.A. Chmielewski, M.S. Gaines, C.A. Hrycyna, W.R. LaCourse, and C. Bauerle. 2013. Compentency-based reforms of the undergraduate biology curriculum: Integrating the physical and biological sciences. CBE–Life Sciences Education 12: 162-167.

Indorf, J.L., J. Chmielewski, C.A. Hrycyna, K.V. Thompson, W.R. LaCourse, and M.S. Gaines. The Times They Are a-Changin’: New Expectations in Undergraduate Pre-medical Education and Medical School Admissions. New Faces, New Expectations: A National Symposium (Proceedings).

Katz, P., McGinnis, J. R., Riedinger, K., Marbach-Ad, G., Dai, A. (in press). The influence of informal science education experiences on the development of two beginning teachers' science classroom teaching identity. Journal of Science Teacher Education.

Marbach-Ad, G., Schaefer, K. L. Kumi, B. C., Friedman, L. A. Thompson, K. V., Doyle, M. P. (2012). Prep Course for Chemistry Graduate Teaching Assistants at a Research University. Journal of Chemical Education, 89 (7), 865-872.

Marbach-Ad, G., Schaefer, K. L. & Thompson, K. V. (2012). Faculty Teaching Philosophies, Reported Practices, and Concerns inform the Design of Professional Development Activities of a Disciplinary Teaching and Learning Center. Journal on Centers for Teaching and Learning, 4, 119-137.

B. Booth Quimby, Kevin S. McIver, Gili Marbach-Ad, and Ann C. Smith. (2011). Investigating How Microbes Respond to Their Environment: Bringing Current Research into Pathogenic Microbiology Course. Journal of Microbiology & Biology Education, 12, 176-184.

Emilee Senkevitch, Gili Marbach-Ad, Ann C. Smith, and Wenxia Song. (2011). Using primary literature to engage student learning in scientific research and writing. Journal of Microbiology and Biology Education, 12, 144-151.

Hestness, E., McGinnis J. R., Riedinger, K., & Marbach-Ad, G. (in press). A Study of Teacher Candidates' Experiences Investigating Global Climate Change Education within an Elementary Science Methods Course. Journal of Science Teacher Education, 22, 351-369.

Kelly Riedinger, Gili Marbach-Ad, J. Randy McGinnis, Emily Hestness, & Rebecca Pease (2011). Transforming Elementary Science Teacher Education by Bridging Formal and Informal Science Education in an Innovative Science Methods Course. Journal of Science Education and Technology, 20, 51-64. 

Belward, S., K. Matthews, K. Thompson, N. Pelaez, C. Coady, P. Adams, V. Simbag, and L. Rylands. 2011. Applying mathematical thinking: the role of mathematicians and scientists in equipping the new generation scientist. DELTA Communications (in press).

Lisa Injaian, Ann Smith, Jennifer German Shipley, Gili Marbach-Ad, & Brenda Fredericksen. Antiviral Drug Research Proposal Activity. (2011). Journal of Microbiology & Biology Education, 12, 18-28.

Gili Marbach-Ad, J. Randy McGinnis, Rebecca Pease, Amy Dai, Kelly A Schalk, and Spencer Benson. (2010). Clarity in Teaching and Active Learning in Undergraduate Microbiology Course For Non-Majors.
Bioscene, 35(2), 3-9.

Beth Parent, Gili Marbach-Ad, Karen V. Swanson, Ann C. Smith. (2010). Incorporating a Literature-based Learning Approach into a Lab Course to Increase Student Understanding. Bioscene, 35(2), 34-40.

Gili Marbach-Ad, Patricia A. Shields, Bretton W. Kent, Bill Higgins, Katerina V. Thompson. (2010). Team Teaching of a Prep Course for Graduate Teaching Assistants. The Journal of Graduate Teaching Assistant Development, 13, 44-58.

Katerina V. Thompson, Kären C. Nelson, Gili Marbach-Ad, Michael Keller, and William F. Fagan. (2010). Online, interactive teaching modules enhance quantitative proficiency of introductory biology students. CBE--Life Sciences Education, 9, 277-283.

Gili Marbach-Ad, J. Randy McGinnis, Rebecca Pease, Amy Dai, Spencer Benson, and Scott Jackson Dantley. (2010). Transformative Undergraduate Science Courses for Non-Majors at a Historically Black Institution and at a Primarily White Institution. Science Education International, 21, 252-271.

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.

Marsteller, P., L. de Pillis, A. Findley, K. Joplin, J. Pelesko, K. Nelson, K. Thompson, D. Usher, and J. Watkins. 2010. Toward integration: From quantitative biology to mathbio-biomath? CBE-Life Sciences Education 9: 165-171. 

K. Nelson, G. Marbach-Ad, K. Thompson, P. Shields, W. Fagan. (2009).MathBench Biology Modules: Web-based math for all biologyundergraduates. Journal of College Science Teaching 38: 34-39.

G. Marbach-Ad, J. R. McGinnis, R. Pease, A. Dai, K. A Schalk, and S. Benson. (2009).Promoting Science for All by Way
of Student Interest in Anundergraduate Microbiology Course For Non-Majors. Journal ofMicrobiology & Biology Education 10: 57-66.

G. Marbach-Ad, V.Briken, N. M. El-Sayed, K. Frauwirth, B. Fredericksen, S. Hutcheson, L.Gao, S. Joseph, V. Lee, K. S. McIver, D. Mosser, B. B. Quimby, P.Shields, W. Song, D. C. Stein, R. T. Yuan and A. C. Smith. (2009).Assessing Student Understanding of Host Pathogen Interactions Using aConcept Inventory. Journal of Microbiology & Biology Education 10:43-50.

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

Schalk, K., J. R. McGinnis, J. R. Harring, A. Hendrickson, and A. C.Smith. (2009). The Undergraduate Teaching Assistant Experience OffersOpportunities Similar to the Undergraduate Research Experience. J.Microbiol. Biol Educ. Vol 10.

Thompson, K.V. and W.J. Higgins. (2007). The Catalyst Seminar. In:Designing, Implementing, and Sustaining a Research-SupportiveUndergraduate Curriculum: A Compendium of Successful CurricularPractices from Faculty and Institutions Engaged in UndergraduateResearch (K.K. Karukstis and T. Elgren, eds.), pp. 258-259. Washington,D.C.: Council on Undergraduate Research.

Marbach-Ad, G., V. Briken, K. Frauwirth, L.-Y. Gao, S.W. Hutcheson,S.W. Joseph, D. Mosser, B. Parent, P. Shields, W. Song, D.C. Stein, K.Swanson, K. V. Thompson, R. Yuan, A.C. Smith. (2007). A faculty teamworks to create content linkages among various courses to increasemeaningful learning of targeted concepts of microbiology. CBE - LifeSciences Education 6: 155-162.

Guthrie, J.T., A. Wigfield, N.M. Humenick, K.C. Perencevich, A.Taboada, and P. Barbosa. (2006). Influences of Stimulating Tasks onReading Motivation and Comprehension. Journal of Educational Research99: 232 - 246.

Russo, T., & Benson, S. (2005). Learning with Invisible Others:Perceptions of Online Presence and their Relationship to Cognitive andAffective Learning, Educational Technology & Society 8 (1): 54-62.

Smith, A.C., Stewart, R., Shields, P., Hayes-Klosteridis, J., Robinson,P., and Yuan, R. (2005). Introductory Biology Courses: A framework tosupport active learning in large enrollment introductory sciencecourses. J Cell Biology Education 4:143-156. http://www.lifescied.org/cgi/content/full/4/2/143.

Guthrie, J. T., Wigfield, A., Barbosa, P., Perencevich, K. C., Taboada,A., Davis, M. H., Scaffidi, N. T., and Tonks, S. (2004). IncreasingReading Comprehension, Motivation and Strategies ThroughConcept-Oriented Reading Instruction. Journal of Educational Psychology96: 403-423.

Barbosa, P. and Alexander, L. (2004). Science Inquiry in the CORIFramework. In: Motivating Reading Comprehension. Concept-OrientedReading Instruction. (Guthrie, J. T., Wigfield, A., & Perencevich,K. E., eds.). pp. 113-141. Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Inc. Mahwah, NJ.

Benson, S. (2004). Using Assessment to Foster Student Learning. Focus on Microbiology Education

Armstrong, E. and K. Thompson. (2003). Strategies for increasingminorities in the sciences: A University of Maryland, College Park,model. Journal of Women and Minorities in Science and Engineering 9:159-167.

Benson, S. (2003). The Role of Connections in Teaching and Learning. Focus on Microbiology Education.
Hastings,A., and M. A. Palmer. 2003. Mathematics and biology: A bright futurefor biologists and mathematicians? Science 299:5615

Armstrong, E. (2002). Mentoring success: a challenge to thestereotypic admission process. American Women in Science Magazine31(3): 23-25.

M. P. Doyle, (2002). "Academic Excellence - The Role of Research," J. Chem. Educ., 79, 1038-1045.
Benson, S. 2001. Defining the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in Microbiology. Focus on Microbiology Education.

Yuan, R. and S. Benson (2000). Teamwork and Research at theFrontiers of Learning. New Directions for Higher Education, 109: 51 -57

Yuan, R. T. and S. A. Benson. (2000). Research and Team Work at theFrontiers of Learning. In: Involving Commuters Students in Learning (B.Jacoby ed.) Jossey-Bass, San Francisco, CA. pp. 51-59

Yuan, R.T., S.A. Benson, S. Chilcoate, V. Diep. (1997). Can weintroduce cultural diversity in microbiology education. Focus onMicrobiol. Educ.

Yuan, R.T., S.A. Benson, S. Chilcoate, V. Diep. (1997). Introducing cultural perspectives into microbial education. ASM News

Yuan, R. T. and S. A. Benson (1995). Modern microbiology for nonmajors: Teaching relevance. ASM News 61: 27-30.

Yuan, R., Benson, S.A., and Glick, L., (1994). Teaching ManagementSkills to Science Students: Creating a Virtual Workplace. TechnologyManagement 1, 107-118.

M.P. Doyle and B.F. Plummer. (1993). "Replacing Mineral Acids in theLaboratory. Nafion® NR50 Catalyzed Dehydration and EsterificationReactions," J. Chem. Educ., 70, 493-495.

M.P. Doyle (1992). "The Future of Chemistry Education in the United States," Boletin Soc. Chilena Quim., 37, 251-257.

Essays

Presson, J. and Thompson, K. (2011). Preparing Scientific Physicians: Undergraduate Biology Education Reform as the Path to the 21st Century Pre-medical Curriculum. The Advisor, June 2011, pp. 5-10.

Michael J. Keller. (2009). Faster, safer,better: Recommendations for DNA electrophoresis in the teaching lab.American Biology Teacher, 71.

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

Kramer, S., Tsang A.Y.,Chang, C., Smith, A.C., (2006). A Laboratory Exercise ExploringBiotechnology via Creation of a Transgenic Arabidopsis thaliana PlantUsing a Floral Dip Method. MicrobeLibrary.org Accessed December 18,2006http://www.microbelibrary.org/Edzine/details.asp?id=2341&Lang=English

Smith, A. C. and Hussey, M. (2005). Atlas for the Gram Staintechnique. MicrobeLibrary.org. Accessed December 18, 2006http://www.microbelibrary.org/asmonly/details.asp?id=1988

Smith,A. C. and Hussey, M. (2005). Gram Stain Protocols. MicrobeLibrary.org.Accessed December 18, 2006.http://www.microbelibrary.org/asmonly/details.asp?id=1989

Benson S. A. (1999). Issues and Challenges in Undergraduate BiologyEducation, PKAL 10th Anniversary,http://www.pkal.org/10thann/essays.html

Benson, S. A., and Yuan R. T. (1998). The University Classroom as aVirtual Workplace. In S. Selden (ed.), Essays in Quality Learning:Teachers' Reflections on Classroom Practice. College Park: Universityof Maryland.

Yuan R. T., and Benson, S. A. (1998). A Journey Without Maps. In S.Selden (ed.), Essays in Quality: Learning: Teachers' Reflections onClassroom Practice. College Park: University of Maryland.

National and International Meetings

Gili Marbach-Ad, Kathryn Ziemer, Michal Orgler, and Kaci Thompson. (2013).New Instructors' Socialization Process in Research Intensive University. Paper to be presented at the 95th American Education Research association [AERA], Rio Grande, Puerto Rico. 

Gili Marbach-Ad, Kathryn Ziemer, and Kaci Thompson. (2013). Preparing Graduate Teaching Assistants within a Research Intensive University: Challenges, Expectations and Participation in Professional Development Activities. Paper to be presented at the 95th American Education Research association [AERA], Rio Grande, Puerto Rico.

Ann, C. Smith, Gili Marbach-Ad, Dan C. Stein, Katerina, V. Thompson. (2013). Use of a Concept Inventory to probe student learning and to inform faculty development. Paper to be presented in the 86th National Association for Research in Science Teaching [NARST] annual meeting, Rio Grande, Puerto Rico.

Sara A. Lombardi, Reimi E. Hicks, Katerina V. Thompson and Gili Marbach-Ad. (2013). Effect of Plastic Models, Organ Dissections, and Virtual Dissections on Learning, Retention, and Science Perceptions. Paper to be presented in the 86th National Association for Research in Science Teaching [NARST] annual meeting, Rio Grande, Puerto Rico.

Gili Marbach-Ad, Kathryn Ziemer, Michal Orgler, Robert Infantino, Kaci Thompson. (2013). Surveying Research University Faculty, Graduate Students and Undergraduates: Reported Beliefs and Practices. Paper to be presented in the 86th National Association for Research in Science Teaching [NARST] annual meeting, Rio Grande, Puerto Rico.

Susan Elrod, Robert, C. Hilborn, Gili Marbach-Ad and Katerina V. Thompson. (2013). New Directions in Professional Development for STEM Faculty. Workshop accepted to The annual meeting for Association of American College and Universities [AAC&U]: Innovations, Efficiencies, and Disruptions-To What Ends? Atlanta, GA.

Gili Marbach-Ad and Katerina V. Thompson. (2013). Helping Faculty Improve Teaching. Workshop in Transforming Undergraduate Education in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics [TUES] PI annual meeting. Washington DC.

Thompson, K.V. (2012). Infusing quantitative approaches into the undergraduate biology curriculum. Australian Academy of Science Symposium on Preparing our Biology and biomedical Graduates for the Future. Sydney, Australia.

Gaines, M., LaCourse, W. and Thompson, K.V. (2012). Update on NEXUS: the Howard Hughes Medical Institute Funded Program for a Competency-Based Undergraduate Curriculum for Preparing Scientists and Health Professionals. Reinvention Center Conference, November 2012, Arlington, VA. 

Smith, Ann C., and Gili Marbach-Ad. (2012). Teaching and Learning Microbiology: from Basic Concepts to Meaningful Understanding. Poster presented at The Introductory Biology Project (IBP) meeting. Washington DC.

Marbach‐Ad, Gili, and Ann C. Smith. (2012). Impact of Assessment on Teaching and Learning: The use of the HPI concept Inventory. Paper presented at The Introductory Biology Project (IBP) meeting. Washington DC.

Gili Marbach-Ad, Kathryn L. Schaefer, Michal Orgler, Spencer Benson, and Katerina V. Thompson. (2012). Surveying research university faculty, graduate students, and undergraduates skills and practices important for science majors. Paper presented at the 94th American Education Research association [AERA], Vancouver, Canada.

Gili Marbach-Ad, Kathryn L. Schaefer, Michal Orgler, and Katerina V. Thompson. (2012). Preparing graduate teaching assistants within a research intensive university: Challenges, expectations, and participation in professional development activities. Paper presented in the 85th National Association for Research in Science Teaching [NARST] annual meeting, Indianapolis, IN.

Corinn Sinnott, Gili Marbach-Ad, Michal Orgler, and Katerina V. Thompson. (June 2011) Educational Goals and Insight from Classroom Experiences Reported by Graduating Seniors in Science Majors. Poster presented in the Annual Lilly Conference on College and University Teaching - DC, Washington DC.

Gili Marbach-Ad, Kathryn L. Schaefer and Katerina V. Thompson. (March 2011). The Impact of Disciplinary Teaching and Learning Center Activities on Faculty Professional Development. The annual meeting for Association of American College and Universities [AAC&U]: Engaged STEM learning: From promising to pervasive practices, Miami, FL.

Gili Marbach-Ad, Kathryn L Schaefer and Katerina V. Thompson. (March 2011). The Impact of Disciplinary Teaching and Learning Center Activities on Faculty Professional Development. The 84th National Association for Research in Science Teaching [NARST] annual meeting, Orlando, FL.

Gili Marbach-Ad, Kathryn L. Schaefer and Katerina V. Thompson. (2010). The effect of disciplinary Teaching and Learning Center activities on faculty professional development. Paper presented at the 92nd American Education Research association [AERA], Denver, CO.  

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.

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, June). Using Knowledge Space Theory to AnalyzeConcept Maps. Paper to be presented at 9th International Conference ofthe Learning Sciences, Chicago, IL.

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

Cathcart, L.A., Marbach-Ad, G., Smith, A.C., Stieff, M., & Frauwirth, K.A. (2009, May). Concept mapping as a teaching andassessment tool in an undergraduate immunology course. Poster presentedat the meeting of the 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 andassessment tool in an undergraduate immunology course. Poster presentedat the American Society for Microbiology Conference for UndergraduateEducators, Fort Collins, CO.

Marbach-Ad, G., Understanding of Host Pathogen Interactions Using aConcept Inventory. (2009) American Educational Research AssociationAnnual meeting. San Diego, CA.  Nelson, K., McLean, T., Na, G., andThompson, K. (2009). Bridging the Gap: Math and Biology the InteractiveWay. Lilly-East Conference on College and University Teaching. Newark,DE.

Thompson, K. (2009). Interdisciplinary Curriculum Reform in theBiological Sciences. Science Education for New Civic Engagement andResponsibilities. College Park, MD.

Thompson, K.V., Nelson K., Marbach-Ad, G. and Fagan, W. (2009).MathBench Biology Modules: Using interactive web-based modules toenhance quantitative skills in animal behavior students. AnimalBehavior Society Annual Meeting. Pirenopolis, BR.

Thompson, K., Cooke, T. and Presson, J. (2009). InterdisciplinaryCurriculum Reform in the Biological Sciences. TransformingUndergraduate Education in Biology: Mobilizing the Community for ChangeConference. Washington, DC.

Smith, A. C., (2008). Assessing Student Understanding of HostPathogen Interactions using a Concept Inventory, American Society forMicrobiology General Meeting. Boston MA.

Nelson, K. Marbach-Ad, G., Thompson, K. and Shields, P. (2008).MathBench Biology Modules: Web-Based Math for all BiologyUndergraduates. National Association for Research in Science Teaching.Baltimore, MD.

Nelson, K., Marbach-Ad, G. and Thompson, K.V. (2008). Integratingmath and biology using interactive online modules. National ScienceTeachers Association Annual Meeting. Boston, MA.

Ann C. Smith, Gili Marbach-Ad, Volker Briken, Najib El-Sayed,Kennneth Frauwirth, Brenda Fredericksen, Steven Hutcheson, Lian-YongGao, Sam Joseph, Vincent Lee, Kevin S. McIver, David Mosser, B. BoothQuimby, Patricia Shields, Wenxia Song, Robert T. Yuan and Daniel C.Stein (2007) A Faculty Team Works to Develop a Concept Inventory thatMeasures Understanding of Microbiology Relevant to Host PathogenInteractions. 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, DavidMosser, B. Booth Quimby, Patty Shields, Daniel C. Stein, Wenxia Song,Robert Yuan and Ann C. Smith. (2007) "A faculty team works to develop aconcept inventory monitoring the effects of implementing new teachingapproaches and curriculum reform" Presented in April at Lilly EastConference, 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 toDevelop Concept Inventory Monitoring the Effects of Implementing NewTeaching Approaches and Curriculum Reform" National Association ofResearch 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 InventoryReveals Students Misconceptions. American Society for MicrobiologyConference on Undergraduate Education, Buffalo. NY.

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

Ann C. Smith, Gili Marbach-Ad, Richard Stewart, Patricia Shields,Jennifer Hayes-Klosteridis, Paulette Robinson, Robert Yuan (2006) Usingtechnology to support active learning in large enrollment introductoryscience courses. Proceeding presented at the Annual Meeting of NationalAssociation 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 teamworks to create content linkages among various courses to increasemeaningful learning of targeted concepts of microbiology" NationalAssociation 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 toCreate Content Linkages among Various Courses to Increase MeaningfulLearning of Targeted Concepts of Microbiology" International Societyfor 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 stimulatemeaningful learning". American Society for Microbiology Conference onUndergraduate Education (ASMCUE), Atlanta, Georgia.

Regional Meetings

Lisa Injaian, Ann Smith, Gili Ad-Marbach and Brenda Fredericksen (Nov 2010). GTA/Instructor Team Brings Virology Research into the Classroom. Bioscience day, College Park, MD.

Katerina V. Thompson, Kären C. Nelson, Gili Marbach-Ad, James Sniezek, and William F. Fagan.
 (Nov 2010). Online, interactive teaching modules enhance quantitative proficiency of introductory biology students.
 Bioscience day, College Park, MD.

Kaci Thompson and Gili Marbach-Ad (Nov 2010). A disciplinary teaching and learning center in the chemical and biological sciences. Bioscience day, College Park, MD.

Bioscience Day 2009

Smith, A. C., McIver, K., Marbach-Ad, G., Quimby, B., Shields, P, Song,W., and Stein, D. C. Active Learning Teaching, Invited presentationSchool of Public Health Teaching Retreat. January 2008. Nelson, K.(2008). Integrating Mathematics into Introductory Biology Courses. HHMIQuantitative Biology Consortium Workshop. Chevy Chase, MD.

Nelson, K. and Findley, A. (2008). Disseminating Information: Moduledatabases and resources needed to maintain this resource. HHMIQuantitative Biology Consortium Workshop. Chevy Chase, MD.

Thompson, K.V. (2008). Interdisciplinary Curriculum Reform in theBiological Sciences. HHMI Quantitative Biology Consortium Workshop.Chevy Chase, MD.

Thompson, K. and Watkins, J. (2008). Implementing practices thatlead to institutional change: Faculty development. HHMI QuantitativeBiology Consortium Workshop. Chevy Chase, MD.

Gili Marbach-Ad, Volker Briken, Ken Frauwirth, BrendaFredericksen, 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 GroupEffects Curriculum Reform". Innovations in Teaching and LearningSymposium, University of Maryland, College Park.

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

Other

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