The Pennsylvania State University
Mansfield University, PA
Mansfield State College, PA
1990-2002 Purdue University Calumet, Hammond, Indiana. Professor of Education, May 1999-May 2002; Associate Professor, 1994-1999; Assistant Professor 1990-1994.
1989-1990 Assistant Professor, Special Education, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvani
1986-1989 Graduate Teaching Assistant [Instructor, 1988-89; Academic clinician for college students with learning disabilities, 1987-89; Instructor/supervisor, 1986-87], The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania
1984-1986 Coordinator and Grant administrator, Tioga County, Pennsylvania, Adult Education Programs
1984 Clinical Practicum, Partners in Progress Sheltered Workshop, Wellsboro, Pennsylvania
1984 Teacher, GED preparation classes, Elkland and Blossburg, Pennsylvania
1965-1968 English Teacher, Gr. 8-9, Wellsboro, Pennsylvania
Smith, J.O., & Barr, L.R. (2004). Research Navigator Guide: Special Education. Boston: Pearson Education, Inc.
Hollingsworth, L.A., Didelot, M.J., & Smith, J.O. (2003). REACH beyond tolerance: A framework for teaching children empathy and responsibility. Journal of Humanistic Counseling, Education and Development, 42, 139-151.
Smith, J.O. (2002). Special Education on the Net, 2002 Edition. Boston: Allyn & Bacon.
Smith, J.O., & Gotthoffer, D. (2001).Special Education on the Net, 2001 Edition. Boston: Allyn & Bacon.
Smith, J.O., Whitman, J.S., Grant, P.A., Stanutz, A., Russett, J.A., & Rankin, K. (2001). Peer networking as a dynamic approach to supporting new faculty. Innovative Higher Education 25(3), 197-207.
Smith, J.O., & Colon, R.J. (1998). Legal responsibilities toward students with disabilities: What every administrator should know. NASSP Bulletin, 82 (594), 40-53.
Gajar, A.H. & Smith, J.O. (1996). Service delivery models effective with adults with learning disabilities. In N. Gregg, C.Hoy and A.F. Gay (Eds.), Adults with learning disabilities: Theoretical and practical perspectives. New York: Guilford Publications.
Smith, J.O. and Price, R.A. (1996). Attribution theory and developmental students as passive learners. Journal of Developmental Education, 19(3), 2-4,6.
Smith, J.O. (1995). Getting to the bottom of social skills deficits. LD Forum, 21(1), 23-26.
Smith, J.O. (1993). Self-reported written language difficulties of university students with learning disabilities. Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 10 (3), 1-10.
Smith, J.O. (1992). Falling through the cracks: Rehabilitation services for adults with learning disabilities. Exceptional Children, 58, 451-460.
Hughes, C.A., & Smith, J.O. (1990). Cognitive and academic performance of college students with learning disabilities: A synthesis of the literature. Learning Disability Quarterly, 13, 66-79.
Ross, J.M., & Smith, J.O. (1990). Adult basic educators' perceptions of learning disabilities. Journal of Reading,33 340-347.
Smith, J.O. (1990). Access to rehabilitation services by adults with learning disabilities. (Doctoral Dissertation, The Pennsylvania State University, 1989). Dissertation Abstracts International, 51 (2), 479A.
Smith, J.O. (1988). Social and vocational problems of adults with learning disabilities: A review of the literature. Learning Disabilities Focus, 4, 46-58.