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    Martin H. Smith- EdD
    Lecturer and Specialist in Cooperative Extension
    Population Health & Reproduction

    3213 Vet Med 3B
    Davis, CA 95616

    +1 530 752 6894
    mhsmith@ucdavis.edu

       

    Research Focus

    Applied research in curriculum development using effective science pedagogy and educator professional development using reform-based models.

    Specialty Focus

    Applied research in curriculum development using effective science pedagogy and educator professional development using reform-based models.

    Education

    1974 AS Biology, Waubonsee Community College, Sugar Grove, IL
    1976 BS Environmental Biology, Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL
    1979 MS Biology, The University of Illinois, Urbana, IL
    1982 Language Study German, Ludwig-Maximilians University, Munich, Federal Republic of Germany
    1984 PhD Candidate Zoology, University of Vienna, Austria
    2011 EdD Teacher Leadership, Walden University, Minneapolis, MN

    Active Research Grants

    Co-Principal Investigator, Innovation for Planetary Health: A Cross-Cultural, Immersion-Based Approach, Woutrina Smith (Principal Investigator), UC Davis Global Affairs Seed Grant

    Most Recent 10 Publications

    • Martin H. Smith:  Prevalent approaches to professional development in state 4-H programs 2017 Smith MH, Worker SM, Schmitt-McQuitty L, Meehan CL, Lewis KM, Schoenfelder E, Brian K Prevalent approaches to professional development in state 4-H programs Journal of Extension,
    • Martin H. Smith: Multiple-methods needs assessment of California 4-H science education programming 2017 Worker SM, Schmitt-McQuitty L, Ambrose A, Brian K, Schoenfelder E, Smith MH Multiple-methods needs assessment of California 4-H science education programming ,
    • Martin H. Smith: Defining and developing curricula in the context of Cooperative Extension 2017 Smith MH, Worker SM, Meehan CL, Schmitt-McQuitty L, Ambrose A, Brian K, Schoenfelder E Defining and developing curricula in the context of Cooperative Extension Journal of Extension,
    • Martin H. Smith: A multicomponent, school-based intervention, the shaping healthy choices program, improves nutrition-related outcomes 2017 Scherr RE, Linnell JD, Dharmar M, Beccarelli LM, Bergman JJ, Briggs M, Brian KM, Feenstra G, Hillhouse JC, Keen CL, Ontai LL, Schaefer SE, Smith MH, Spezzano T, Steinberg F, Sutter C, Young HM, Zidenberg-Cherr S A multicomponent, school-based intervention, the shaping healthy choices program, improves nutrition-related outcomes Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior,
    • Martin H. Smith: Evaluating the relationships among teacher characteristics, implementation factors, and student outcomes of children participating in an experiential school-based nutrition program 2016 Linnell JD, Smith MH, Briggs M, Brian KM, Scherr RE, Dharmar M, Zidenberg-Cherr S Evaluating the relationships among teacher characteristics, implementation factors, and student outcomes of children participating in an experiential school-based nutrition program Pedagogy in Health Promotion,
    • Martin H. Smith: Advanced Concepts in Animal Care 2016 Meehan CL, Smith MH Advanced Concepts in Animal Care Understanding and Applying Veterinary Science, Module 5,
    • Martin H. Smith: Using a systematic approach and theoretical framework to design a curriculum for the shaping healthy choices program 2016 Linnell JD, Zidenberg-Cherr S, Briggs M, Scherr RE, Brian KM, Hillhouse C, Smith MH Using a systematic approach and theoretical framework to design a curriculum for the shaping healthy choices program J Nutr Educ Behav,
    • Martin H. Smith: Including civic engagement as a component of scientific literacy 2015 Smith MH, Worker S, Ambrose A, Schmitt-McQuitty L Including civic engagement as a component of scientific literacy Science Education and Civic Engagement,
    • Martin H. Smith: Scientific literacy: California 4-H defines it from citizens’ perspective 2015 Smith MH, Worker SM, Ambrose AP, Schmitt-McQuitty L Scientific literacy: California 4-H defines it from citizens’ perspective Calif Agr,
    • Martin H. Smith: Understanding and Applying Veterinary Science in 4-H Module 4: Principles of Bio-Security. National 4-H Curriculum 2014 Smith MH, Meehan CL, Carlos R, McNeil H, Olson M, Falleiro A, Ho C, Machuca C Understanding and Applying Veterinary Science in 4-H Module 4: Principles of Bio-Security. National 4-H Curriculum National 4-H Council,