University of Northern Colorado School of Sport and Exercise Science Campus Box Greeley, CO 80639
2004 Ph.D., University of Georgia, Athens, GA
1999 M.Ed., Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC
1996 B.S.(QTS), Brunel University College, London, England.
2014 – Present Professor, University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, CO
2009 – 2014 Associate Professor, University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, CO
2004 – 2009 Assistant Professor, University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, CO
Research/Areas of Interest
Physical Education Teacher Education,
Qualitative Research Methodologies
Smith, M. A., & Madden, M. (2014). Middle school students’ reactions to the implementation
of active homework in physical education. Global Journal of Health and Physical Education
Pedagogy, 3 (2).
St Pierre, P. E., & Smith, M. A. (2014). Intuition, it’s not magic. Strategies, 27,
Treadwell, S., Smith, M.A., & Pratt, E. (2014). Perceptions and Understanding of Games
Creation: Teacher Candidates’ Perspective. Physical Educator. 71, 72-92.
Smith, M. A., & Schmidt, K. (2012). Teachers are making a difference: Understanding the influence
of favorite teachers. The Qualitative Report, 17(Art. 36), 1-25. Retrieved from http://www.nova.edu/ssss/QR/QR17/smith.pdf
St Pierre, P. E., & Smith, M. A. (2012). The Role of Metaphor in Sport Instruction: Insights From a Study of Expert
Golf Instructors. International Journal of Coaching Science, 6(1), 27-44.
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