Illinois State University
“Mapping as Metaphor & Practice in Community-Immersive Teacher Education”
Dr. Anna Smith received her Ph.D. at New York University. She is currently an Assistant Professor of Secondary Education at Illinois State University, following an IES Postdoctoral Fellowship in Writing and New Learning Ecologies at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She is co-author of Developing Writers: Teaching and Learning in the Digital Age and co-editor of the Handbook of Writing, Literacies, and Education in Digital Cultures. Her recent research on writing development, transliteracies, and the intersection of teaching and learning can be found in journals such as Theory into Practice, Journal of Literacy Research, and Literacy.