Dr. Derrick W. Smith Associate Dean & Professor, Curriculum & Instruction Contact 301 Sparkman DriveRoberts HallRoom 322Huntsville, AL 35899 Campus Map email@example.com Biography Curriculum Vitae Education Doctorate of Education (Ed.D), Special Education, Texas Tech University, 2008 Certified, Orientation and Mobility Specialist (COMS), Texas Tech University, 2007 Educational Leadership Certification, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 2005. Master of Arts in Education (M.A.Ed.), Special Education (Collaborative Teaching/Visual Impairments), University of Alabama at Birmingham, 2003. Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Mathematics, Faulkner University, 2000. Associate of Science (A.S.), Faulkner University, Montgomery, 2000. Honors & Awards Alumni of the Year, Faulkner University, 2013. Alumni of the Year, Department of Special Education, Leadership, Technology, and Foundations, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 2008 National Dissertation of the Year, Council for Exceptional Children Division on Visual Impairments, 2008 Outstanding Doctoral Student of the Year, Texas Tech University College of Education, 2007 National Center for Leadership in Visual Impairments (NCLVI) Fellowship, $20,720 plus tuition/year, 2005-present. Helen DeVitt Jones Graduate Fellowship, Texas Tech University, $10,550/year, 2005-present. Virginia Sowell Student of the Year Award, Council for Exceptional Children Division on Visual Impairments, 2003 Alabama AER/UAB Student Membership Award, 2001 Affiliations Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) CEC Division on Visual Impairments and Deafblindness (DVIDB) CEC Technology and Media Division (TAM) Alabama Federation Council for Exceptional Children Association for the Education and Rehabilitation of the Visually Impaired and Blind (AER) National Council for Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) Kappa Delta Pi Honor Society for Education, Nu Sigma Chapter Computer Science Teachers Association (CSTA) American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD) Recent Publications Smith, D.W. (2017). Mathematics. In C. Holbrook, T. Wright, C. Kamei-Hannan (Eds.), Foundations of education (3rd ed.): Volume II: Instructional strategies for teaching children and youths with visual impairments. New York: AFB Press. Kelly, S. & Smith, D.W. (2016). Assistive technology. In S.Z. Sacks & M.C. Zatta (Eds.), Keys to educational success: Teaching students with visual impairments and multiple disabilities.New York.AFB Press. Smith, D.W., & Kelly, S. (2014). Assistive technology for students with visual impairments: A research agenda (pp. 23-53). In Debra Hatton (Vol. Ed.), Current Issues in the Education of Students with Visual Impairments. International Review of Research in Developmental Disabilities. Burlington: Academic Press. Smith, D.W. (2009). They say, Let us educate your children. In Tommy Hicks (Ed.), Philosophy and Vain Deceit (pp. 51-65). Lubbock, TX: Hicks Publications. Smith, D.W. (2008). Assistive technology competencies for teachers of students with visual impairments: A Delphi study. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, Texas Tech University, Lubbock. Griffin-Shirley, N., Grimmett, E.S., & Smith, D.W. (2008). Using strength-based planning for transitioning students with visual impairment. In Nora Griffin-Shirley, Roseanna Davidson, Michael Shaughnessy, Effie Laman, & DeAnn Lechtenberger (Eds.), Strength-based planning for transitioning students with sensory impairments. New York: Nova Publications. Smith, D.W., Summers, E., & Brauner, D. (in preparation). Comparing tactile graphicacy using traditional tactile graphics versus augmented tactile overlays with iOS devices. Smith, D.W., & Kelly, S. (under review). Assistive technology research update: A synthesis of the research on assistive technologies from 2013 to 2019. Journal of Visual Impairments & Blindness. Guzman-Orth, D., Supalo, C., Smith, D.W., Okhee, L., & King, T. (accepted). Equitable STEM Instruction and Assessment: Accessibility and Fairness Considerations for Special Populations. ETS Research Report Series. Smith, D.W., Lampley, S.A., Dolan, B., Williams, G., Schleppenbach, D., & Blair, M. (2020). Effect of 3D manipulatives students with visual impairments who are learning chemistry constructs: A pilot study. Journal of Visual Impairments & Blindness, 114(5), 370-381.