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Martha Maxwell Spieth, American writer. Recipient National Association of Developmental Educators Public awards, 1979, 97; National Science Foundation grantee, 1979. Fellow American Council Development Education Association, American Psychological Association Counseling; member American Men. Science, Women of the South, College Reading & Learning Association.

Background

Spieth, Martha Maxwell was born on April 30, 1923 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Daughter of Thomas F. and Jessie (Anderson) Orr.

Education

Bachelor, University Maryland, 1946. Master of Arts, University Maryland, 1948. Doctor of Philosophy, University Maryland, 1960.

Career

Director reading & study skills program, associate professor education University Maryland, College Park, 1958-1966. Academy advisor, director, member graduate faculty University California Student Learning Center, Berkeley, 1968-1979.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Author: Skimming and Scanning Skills, 1968, Improving Student Learning Skills, 1978, review edition, 1997, Evaluating Academic Skills Programs: A Sourcebook, 1991, second edition, 1996. Editor: When Tutor Meets Student, 1994, From Access to Success: A Book of Readings on College Development Education and Learning Assistance Programs, 1994.

Membership

Fellow American Council Development Education Association, American Psychological Association Counseling. Member American Men. Science, Women of the South, College Reading & Learning Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Biology, writing.

Connections

Married George A. Maxwell. Children: Christine, George A., Barbara. Married Walter Spieth.

father:
Thomas F. Orr

mother:
Jessie (Anderson) Orr

spouses:
George A. Maxwell

Walter Spieth.

children:
Christine Spieth

George A. Spieth

Barbara Spieth