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Dr. Karthigeyan  Subramaniam
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Dr. Karthigeyan Subramaniam
Assistant Professor-Teacher Ed and Admin
 
Contact address   Denton, Texas 76203     Office LocationUniversity of North Texas 
Email  Karthigeyan.Subramaniam@unt.edu    Contact Number (940) 565-3596   
Graduate Faculty Membership Status: Full Membership-Permanent   
toggle toggle  Professional Preparation
 Degree Major/Thesis/Dissertation Institution Year
Certificate Effective Online Tutoring University of Oxford, United Kingdom 2013
Certificate TESOL: ESL for the Secondary Science Teacher University of Wisconsin Eau-Claire, U.S.A 2013
Certificate Moving Towards NGSS National Science Teachers Association 2013
Certificate Educational Technology Integration Penn State World Campus, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, U.S.A. 2009
Doctor of Philosophy Science Education/Educational Computing; Thesis: Constructing Classroom Meaning with the Integration of Computer Technology into Teaching University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand 2001
Master of Education Science Education (NCATE and State Approved Program) University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, U.S.A 1995
Certificate Grades 6-12 (Biology) Florida 1995
Bachelor of Science Major in Cell and Molecular Biology, Minor in Biology and Chemistry National University of Singapore, Republic of Singapore 1993
toggle toggle Courses Taught By Semester --- Organized Classes will be uploaded from THECB Data file
SemesterSubjectCourse NumberSectionCourse NameCalculated Semester Credit HoursSyllabus 
Fall 2015EDME4330001Science in Grades 4-8  
Spring 2015EDME4330001Science in Grades 4-8 Download Syllabus
Spring 2015EDEE4330004Science in Grades EC-6 Download Syllabus
Fall 2014EDME4330001Science in Grades 4-8 Download Syllabus
Fall 2014EDEE4330003Science in Grades EC-6 Download Syllabus
Summer 10W 2014EDSE4060030Content Area Reading in Secondary Schools Download Syllabus
Spring 2013EDEE4330005Science in Grades EC-6 Download Syllabus
Summer 2012EDSE4070001Teaching Diverse Populations Download Syllabus
Spring 2012EDSE3500001Knowing and Learning in Mathematics and Science Download Syllabus
Spring 2012EDME4330001Science in Grades 4-8 Download Syllabus
Spring 2012EDEE4330004Science in Grades EC-6 Download Syllabus
Spring 2011EDSE3500001Knowing and Learning in Mathematics and Science Download Syllabus
Spring 2010EDSE5470031Maintaining Classroom Discipline57 
Spring 2010EDSE3500001Knowing and Learning in Mathematics and Science81Download Syllabus
Fall 2011EDSE3500001Knowing and Learning in Mathematics and Science Download Syllabus
Fall 2011EDCI6350001Research and Practice of Teaching Download Syllabus
Fall 2010EDSE5470030Maintaining Classroom Discipline39 
Fall 2010EDSE3500001Knowing and Learning in Mathematics and Science Download Syllabus
toggle toggle  Research and Expertise
Curriculum and Instruction: Secondary, Middle, and Elementary Science Teacher Education
 
Educational Technology
 
Metaphors in Teacher Education
 
Qualitative Research Methodology, Methods & Analysis
 
Theories of Learning
 
toggle toggle Appointments
Duration (YYYY - YYYY or Present)RankDepartment / SchoolCollege / OfficeUniversity / Company
2009-PresentAssistant ProfessorScience Education, Department of Teacher Education and Administration University of North Texas
2005-2009Assistant ProfessorScience Education, School of Behavioral Sciences and Education Pennsylvania State University, Harrisburg.
2004-2005Assistant ProfessorScience Education (Elementary & Secondary), School of Education Adelphi University
2001-2004Science TeacherCaravan Study Center Republic of Singapore
1998-2001Doctoral Student/Qualitative ResearcherSchool of Education University of Otago
1996-1998Science TeacherRaffles Girls’ Secondary School Republic of Singapore
1995Intern (Science Teacher Training –Internship)Proteach Program, Department of Instruction and Curriculum University of Florida
1994-1995Postgraduate StudentProteach Program, Department of Instruction and Curriculum University of Florida
toggle toggle Faculty Workload
Duration (YYYY - YYYY)Percentage TeachingPercentage ResearchPercentage Service
2014-2015404020
2013-2014404020
2012-2013404020
2010-2011404020
toggle toggle Publications
  Type  Publications per page   
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  YearPublication  Type
2014
Published
Subramaniam, K. (2014).Student teachers’ mathematical knowledge for teaching measurement estimation. Journal of Mathematics Teacher Education, 17(2), 177-198.
 
 
 
Refereed(Peer reviewed) Journals
2014
Accepted/In-press
Subramaniam, K. Student teachers’ conceptions of teaching biology. Journal of Biological Education.
 
 
 
Refereed(Peer reviewed) Journals
2014
Accepted/In-press
Harrell, P. & Subramaniam, K. A presumption of competence: Elementary pre-service teacher knowledge about dissolving. Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching.
 
 
 
Refereed(Peer reviewed) Journals
2013
Published
Subramaniam, K. (2013). Examining the content of pre-service teachers' reflections of early field experiences. Research in Science Education, 43(5), 1851-1872.
 
 
 
Refereed(Peer reviewed) Journals
2013
Published
Subramaniam, K. , & Harrell, P. (2013). Framing prospective elementary teachers' conceptions of dissolving as a ladder of explanations. Journal of Science Teacher Education, 24(7), 1177-1199.
 
 
 
Refereed(Peer reviewed) Journals
toggle toggle Conference Publications
  Type  Conference Publications per page   
1  
  YearPublication  TypeAcceptance Rate
2013
Harrell, P., & Subramaniam, K. (2014). Prospective elementary teachers’ knowledge of dissolving: A Vygotskian theory of concept development perspective. STEMplanet, 1.
 
 
 
Refereed 
2012
Eddy, C., Wojnowski, D., Harrell, P., Subramaniam, K., & Pratt, S. (2012). Using concept mapping to assess a large-scale project. In A. J. Cañas, J. D. Novak, & J. Vanhear (Eds.), Concept Maps: Theory, Methodology, Technology: Vol. 2. Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Concept Mapping (pp. 446-451). Msida, Malta: Veritas Press.
 
 
 
Refereed 
2012
Subramaniam, K., Wojnowski, D., Harrell, P., Eddy, C., Pratt, S., & Shaker, Z. (2012). Prospective teachers’ knowledge of constructing concept maps. In A. J. Cañas, J. D. Novak, & J. Vanhear (Eds.), Concept Maps: Theory, Methodology, Technology: Vol. 2. Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Concept Mapping (pp. 377-381). Msida, Malta: Veritas Press.
 
 
 
Refereed 
2012
Harrell, P., Subramaniam, K., Shaker, Z., Wojnowski, D., Eddy, C., & Pratt, S. (2012). Using concept maps to assess and categorize elementary pre-service teachers misconceptions. In A. J. Cañas, J. D. Novak, & J. Vanhear (Eds.), Concept Maps: Theory, Methodology, Technology: Vol. 2. Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Concept Mapping (pp. 452-459). Msida, Malta: Veritas Press.
 
 
 
Refereed 
2000
Subramaniam, K. (2000). Images of teaching with computer technology: A metaphorical perspective. Proceedings of the National Educational Computing Conference, Atlanta, GA (pp. 55-64). Retrieved from http:/www.eric.ed.gov/
 
 
 
Refereed 
toggle toggle Editorships
Duration (YYYY - YYYY or Present)OrganizationPositionClassification
2013-PresentElectronic Journal of Science EducationReviewer 
2013-PresentScience ActivitiesReviewer 
2011-PresentContemporary Issues in Technology and Science Teacher EducationReviewer 
2011-PresentResearch in Science EducationReviewer 
2006-PresentJournal of Science Teacher EducationReviewer 
2005-PresentAmerican Biology TeacherReviewer 
2012-2015Journal of Science EducationEditorial Review Board 
2009Content Connections and Wadsworth/Cengage LearningTextbook Reviewer 
2007Learning ObjectsEditorial Board 
 American Educational Research Association (AERA).Submission Reviewer 
 Association for Science Teacher Education International Conference.Submission Reviewer 
 National Association for Research in Science Teaching (NARST).Submission Reviewer 
 International Board of Reviewers: Journal of Knowledge and Learning ObjectsReviewer 
 International Board of Reviewers: Informing Science JournalReviewer 
 International Board of Reviewers: Journal of IT EducationReviewer 
 The Informing Science Institute and InSITE Conference.Submission Reviewer 
toggle toggle Presentations and Projects
  Presentations/Projects per page   
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Start DateEnd DatePresentation/Project
2012 2012 Association for Science Teachers Education International Conference, Clearwater, FL
Analyzing Preservice Teachers' Images of Scientists Using a Conceptual Framework Derived from the Literature on the Role and Work of Scientists. Subramaniam, K., Harrell, P. & Wojnowski, D.


2012 2012 American Educational Research Association, Vancouiver, Canada
Identifying minority teachers sources of science teaching strategies.
Subramaniam, k. (April 2012)
2012 2012 Third Annual Gulf Comparative Education Society Symposium on Global Innovations Local Transformation: Trends & Reactions. Crowne Plaze Hotel, Kingdom of Bahrain.
Jishi, Z. Harrell, P., & Subramaniam, K.
The use of concept maps to assess conceptual understanding and misconceptions for pre-service elementary teacher in science.
toggle toggle External Funding
 Performance PeriodTitleSponsorFundingRoleStatus
2012-2017Project NexusU.S Department of Education985,500Co-PIActive
2012-2013A Mathematics and Science Education, concept mapping research and effective teachingUniversity of North Texas$5,000Co-PIActive
2009CREST: Collaborative Research Experience for Students and TeachersNational Institute of Health$1,200,000OtherCompleted
2007-2008Secondary Content Online Preparation in ESL (SCOPE): A Statewide (PA) Blended Model of Online Professional Development and Coaching for Secondary Content Teachers Working with Second Language LearnersUS Department of Education, Office of English Langauge Acquisition (OELA)$1,400,000OtherCompleted
2007“Secondary Content Online Preparation in ESL (SCOPE): A Statewide Blended Model of Online Professional Development and Coaching for Secondary Content Teachers Working With Second Language Learners,”US Department of Education, Office of English Language Acquisition (OELA)$1,400,000OtherCompleted
2007 National Center for Research Resources (NCRR) Science Education Partnership Award (SEPA R25) Grant. Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. OtherCompleted
2006-2007“Preservice Teachers’ Personal Repertoire of Benchmarks for Measurement and Measuring Tools in the Secondary Classroom”Pennsylvania State University: Capital College Research Council Grant$5,835Co-PICompleted
toggle toggle Teaching
Cambridge GCE “O” Level Biology, Chemistry, Combined Science
 
Science Teacher, Caravan Study Center,  Republic of Singapore

Cambridge GCE “O” Level Biology, General Science
 
Science Teacher, Raffles Girls’ Secondary School, Republic of Singapore

Computer Based Technologies in Education
 
Summer 2004; Department of Curriculum and Instruction, School of Education, Adelphi University

Computer technology based learning tools and traditional teaching tools in School’s Biology, and General Science
 
Developed and implemented computer technology based learning tools and traditional teaching tools into School’s Biology, and General Science Curriculum.
Science Teacher, Raffles Girls’ Secondary School, Republic of Singapore


Current Issues in Educational Inquiry (Graduate)
 
Summer 2004; Department of Curriculum and Instruction, School of Education, Adelphi University

EDCI 6350 Research & Practice of Teaching
 

EDSCI 454: Modern Elementary Science Education
 
Fall 2005, Spring 2006, Spring 2007, Spring 2008, Spring 2009
School of Behavioral Sciences and Education, Pennsylvania State University, Harrisburg


EDSE 3500: Knowing and Learning
 
Fall 2009; Department of Teacher Education and Administration, University of North Texas

EDSE 5470 Classroom Management
 

EDUC 462: Computers for Classroom Teachers
 
Fall 2006, Fall 2007, Fall 2008
School of Behavioral Sciences and Education, Pennsylvania State University, Harrisburg


EDUC 463: The Internet and K-12 Education (Graduate)
 
Fall 2005, Fall 2006
School of Behavioral Sciences and Education, Pennsylvania State University, Harrisburg

EDUC 470W: Higher Order Thinking
 
Fall 2008; School of Behavioral Sciences and Education, Pennsylvania State University, Harrisburg

Educational Research & Field-Based Inquiry (Graduate)
 
Fall 2004; Department of Curriculum and Instruction, School of Education, Adelphi University

General Science and Biology
 
Subject Level Head for General Science 1996/1998
and Subject Level Head for Biology 1997.
Science Teacher, Raffles Girls’ Secondary School, Republic of Singapore



Implementation of Field-Based Research (Graduate)
 
Spring 2005;Department of Curriculum and Instruction, School of Education, Adelphi University

Instruction and Assessment in Science Education (Secondary)
 
Fall 2004;Department of Curriculum and Instruction, School of Education, Adelphi University

Master’s Seminar: Philosophy of Teaching (Graduate)
 
Summer 2005;Department of Curriculum and Instruction, School of Education, Adelphi University

Professional Learning Communities (Graduate)
 
Fall 2007, Spring 2008 --- Course Number: EDUC 497
Fall 2008 --- Course Number: EDUC 500
School of Behavioral Sciences and Education, Pennsylvania State University, Harrisburg


Science and Technology in Childhood Education
 
Fall 2004; Department of Curriculum and Instruction, School of Education, Adelphi University

Teaching and Learning Science Grades 1 to 6
 
Spring 2004, Spring 2005
Department of Curriculum and Instruction, School of Education, Adelphi University


toggle toggle Mentoring/Advising
Duration (YYYY - YYYY or Present)Student NameClassificationTypeProject/Thesis/Dissertation
2011Lucinda DarnellMinor ProfessorGraduate Mentoring/AdvisingM.S. Sociology
2007Heather MacMillanCo-Major ProfessorGraduate Mentoring/AdvisingM.Ed. Teaching and Curriculum: Observation and documentation practices in a preschool classroom: An action research project
toggle toggle Committees
Duration (YYYY - YYYY or Present)CommitteePositionClassification
2007-PresentCampus-wide Interdisciplinary Research Colloquium for faculty presentations on "Science and Math Education: Practice, Policy, and Economic Impact" Steering CommitteeMemberPenn Sate University Harrisburg
2005-PresentSchool of Education National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) Steering CommitteeCo-ChairPenn Sate University Harrisburg
2005-PresentNCATE Standard 5 Faculty Qualifications, Performance, and Development Committee in Teacher Education ProgramMemberPenn Sate University Harrisburg
2005-PresentDiversity and Educational Equity Committee (DECC) programming Sub-CommitteeCo-ChairPenn Sate University Harrisburg
2006-2007Pennsylvania Chapter of National Association of Multicultural Education (PA-NAME) Conference Planning CommitteeMemberPenn Sate University Harrisburg
2004-2005NCATE Standard 6 Governance Committee on School of Education By-LawsMemberAdelphi University
2004-2005NCATE Accreditation of Science Education Courses [STEP (Scholars Teacher Education Program) Elementary and Secondary Science Teacher Programs)Team MemberAdelphi University
2004-2005Office of the Faculty SenateSenatorAdelphi University
toggle toggle Honors and Recognitions
YearTitleHonoring Organization
2006Recognized for outstanding and dedicated service to the teaching profession as an NCATE Program ReviewerNCATE
2006-2008Awarded certificate of appreciation for service to the Informing Science Institute and the InSITE 2006 Conference 2006-2008 as Submission Reviewer.Informing Science Institute
1998-2001125th Jubilee Scholarship - Postgraduate StudySchool of Education, University of Otago
1994-Fall 1994International Student Achievement Award for 4.0 GPAUniversity of Florida.
toggle toggle Professional Community Engagement
YearOrganizationRoleType of Service
2011Blanton Elementary Science Fair, Argyle, TXScience Fair JudgeCommunity
2010-2013Group IV Faculty SenateSenatorUniversity
2010-Faculty Assembly CommitteeMemberUniversity
2010-Qualitative Research GroupMemberUniversity
2010-2013Teacher Education and Administration ARR EC4 AND 4-8 committeeMemberUniversity
2010-2011Early Childhood Education Faculty Search CommitteeMemberUniversity
2010Curriculum and Instruction Faculty/Lecturer Search CommitteeMemberUniversity
2010The science education agenda: Attention to gender. International Visitor Leadership Program: Fostering Primary and Secondary Education for Girls Project Sponsored by the US Department of State, Denton, TXPresenterCommunity
2009-2012COE Information Technology Resources CouncilMemberUniversity
2009-2012Teacher Education and Administration ARR 8-12 committeeMemberUniversity
2007-American Educational Research Association (AERA)MemberNational
2007Pennsylvania Chapter of National Association of Multicultural Education (PA-NAME) ConferenceModeratorUniversity/Community
2007Lower Dauphin Middle School, Hummelstown, PennsylvaniaScience Fair JudgeCommunity
2007-NASANASA Educational Product ReviewerNational
2007Penn State Harrisburg and the Pennsylvania Department of Education in partnership with the Center for Schools and Communities, English as a Second Language 2007 ConferenceConference FacilitatorUniversity/Community
2007NCATE Professional Development Web-Conference Series for Program Review – Program Review System National
2007Center for Schools & Communities Online Learning, Camp Hill, PennsylvaniaConference FacilitatorConference Facilitator Training
2006-National Association of Biology Teachers (NABT)MemberNational
2006-2011National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NSTA/NCATE)Lead Program ReviewerNational
2006-National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NSTA/NCATE)Program ReviewerNational
2005-National Association for Research in Science Teaching (NARST)MemberNational
2004-Association of Science Teacher Education (ASTE)MemberNational
2004-National Science Teachers Association (NSTA)MemberNational
toggle toggle Additional Information
Certification

- May 1995 - Passed Florida Teacher Certification Examination for Grades 6-12 (Biology)

Computer Technology Skills

- Course Delivery Systems
o TaskStream, ANGEL, Blackboard and LiveText
- Operating Systems
o Microsoft Office
- Software Applications
o SPSS, Ethnograph V5.0, Microsoft Office Professional

TEACHER WORKSHOPS

- Inquiry Based Science Teaching: A one day workshop on the theory and practice of inquiry based methods in science teaching at York School District, York, Pennsylvania, August 2005.
- Integrating Information Computer Technology Into Teaching: Essentials of PowerPoint: A one day workshop on the use and integration of computer technology into High School Science Teaching at Westbury High School, Long Island, New York, January 2005.
- Student achievement and building a community of learners. Summer Institute 2004: A two-day institute on professional development at the Adelphi Alumni House, Garden City, New York, funded by New York State Department of Education Grant #0 247-04-0001, June 2004.

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