SholyMSc (Mathematics), MEd, NET, PhD
Assistant Professor of Mathematics

 

 

Dr. Sholy Joseph K, Assistant Professor in Mathematics, has joined in permanent service at PKM College of Education, Madampam in 1997. She has done her first graduation in Mathematics, Physics, and Statistics from St. Joseph’s College Irinjalakuda with first class and first master’s degree in Mathematics from St. Joseph’s College Irinjalakuda (Calicut University) with first class. Then she did graduation in Education with first rank (Calicut University). She has completed Masters in Education from the Department of Education, Calicut University with first class. She has five years research experience at Makerere University Kampala, East Africa from where the Ph.D. degree is awarded to her.  The areas of interest in teaching are mathematics, mathematics education, educational technology, educational evaluation, test construction, educational research, etc. The career objective of Sholy Joseph is to become an inspiring mathematics educator who is intellectually competent, socially efficient, spiritually mature, morally upright and technically advanced.

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

  • D (Education) – Makerere University, Kampala, East Africa.
  • Ed (Master of Education) – Calicut University, Kerala.
  • Sc. (Master of Science) Mathematics- Calicut University, Kerala.

COURSES ATTENDED

  • Participated Orientation Course at the Kannur University Academic Staff College, Kannur.
  • Attended Refresher Course in Research Methodology from Kannur University Academic Staff College, Kannur.
  • Completed Course on Information Management and Competence from Makerere University, Kampala, East Africa.
  • Completed Course on Statistical Methods and Computer Applications in Research from Makerere University, Kampala, East Africa.
  • Completed Course in Research Methodology on Quantitative and Qualitative Approaches from Makerere University, Kampala, East Africa.
  • CCA (Certificate in Computer Applications) and Advanced Certificate in Computer Applications from Makerere University, Kampala, East Africa.

OTHER ACHIEVEMENTS

  • First Rank holder for B.Ed. (Bachelor of Education) from Calicut University, Kerala.
  • UGC Minor Research Project on selected psychological variables as correlates of mathematical creativity of secondary students in Kerala ongoing.
  • Peer reviewer for the Journal of Korea Society of Mathematics Education.

PARTICIPATION IN SEMINARS/CONFERENCES/WORKSHOPS

  1. Participated and Presented a paper in the National Seminar on ‘Globalisation and teacher Education: Methodology and Strategies” conducted by the Kannur University School of Pedagogical Sciences.
  2. Participated and Presented a paper in the National Seminar on ‘Value-based Interventions in Teacher Education Institutions for Adolescent & Family Health’ conducted by the Keyi College of Education Karimbam.
  3. Participated in the National Seminar on ‘Sciencing’ conducted by the PKM College of Education Madampam.
  4. Participated and Presented a Paper in the National Seminar on ‘Innovations and Transformations in Teaching and Learning” conducted by the SUM College of Education Mamba Kannur.
  5. Participated in the one week National Workshop on ‘Infusion of ICT into Curriculum Transaction- Innovations and Transformations in Teaching and Learning’ conducted by the GBCTE Thalassery.
  6. Participated in the NPTEL awareness Workshop conducted by Vimal Jyothi Engineering College & Institute of Management Research, Chembery.
  7. Participated and Presented a Paper in the National Seminar on ‘Multifurious Interventions for Revamping Teacher Education.’ Conducted by the GBCTE Thalassery.
  8. Participated and Presented a Paper in the International Conference on ‘Socio-Economic and Political Crisis in the Great Lakes Region’ conducted by the School of Psychology, Makerere University, Kampala, East Africa.
  9. Participated in the National Seminar on ‘E-content authoring in Language Teaching’ conducted by the Keyi College of Education Karimbam.
  10. Participated in the National Seminar on ‘Higher Education in India Challenges and Prospects’ conducted by the Kannur University.
  11. Participated and Presented a Paper in the National Seminar on ‘Learning, Innovation in Science Education’ conducted by the PKM College of Education Madampam.
  12. Participated and Presented a Group Discussion Paper in the Regional Workshop on ‘ Examination Reforms’ conducted by the PKM College of Education Madampam.

 

RESEARCH PAPERS AND ARTICLES PUBLISHED

  • The research paper ‘Quantitative and Qualitative Paradigms and their Importance in Research’ accepted for publication in the ‘Educational Extracts’ published by St Thomas College of Teacher Education Pala in the forthcoming Issue. ISSN 2320-7612.
  • The research paper ‘Four Rings Model for the Identification of Mathematically

Gifted Students accepted for publication in the ‘Research and pedagogic Interventions’ published by Govt Brennen College of Teacher Education Thalassery in the forthcoming Issue. ISSN 2277-3991.

  • The research paper ‘Acquisition of Values in Adolescent Learners through Problem Solving Approach to Mathematics’ published in the Proceedings of the the National Seminar on ‘Value-based Interventions in Teacher Education Institutions for Adolescent & Family Health’ conducted by the Keyi College of Education Karimbam.
  • The article ‘Characteristics, Challenges and Identification of Mathematically Gifted Students’ published in the Proceedings of the the National Seminar on‘Learning, Innovation in Science Education’ conducted by the PKM College of Education Madampam.
  • The research paper ‘Some factors Discriminating Mathematically Gifted and Non-Gifted Students’ published in the Journal of the Korea Society of Mathematical Education Series Research in Mathematics Education. Vol 12, No 4, 251-257
  • The research paper ‘ Effect of some Environmental Factors on Mathematical Creativity of secondary students in Kerala’ published in the Proceedings of the Discussion Group 9 of International Conference on Mathematics Education(ICME11), 308-313.
  • The research paper published in the Proceedings of the Discussion Group 6 of International Conference on Mathematics Education (ICME11).
  • ‘A study of interest in the teaching of teacher trainees undergoing BEd course in Kannur University’ published in the Journal Experiments in Education.
  • ‘Project-based learning in Mathematics- Perspectives and Challenges’ given in the Compendium of Abstracts in the in the National Seminar on ‘Multifurious Interventions for Revamping Teacher Education.’ Conducted by the GBCTE Thalassery.

POSITIONS HELD

  • Staff Advisor for the College Union (2011-12, 2012-13 & 2013-14)
  • Finance Committee Convener for the College
  • IQAC Core-committee member for the College
  • UGC Planning Board & Purchase-committee member for the College
  • Member of the Academic Monitoring Committee for the College
  • Member of the Calendar & Documentation Committee for the College
  • Member of the Anti-ragging, Ethics & Discipline Committee for the College

EXTENSION ACTIVITIES

  • Prepared course outlines for four modules for Master of Science Education students of Makerere University, Kampala, East Africa.
  • Subject expert for the Selection of Teachers in Schools
  • Teacher-in-charge for the Mathematics Club
  • Staff-Editor for the Manuscript-Magazine ‘SIGMA’ for the Mathematics Club.
  • Staff-Coordinator for PSC Coaching class on Numerical Skills Conducted by the Mathematics Club.
  • Staff-Coordinator for Conducting National Mathematics Day, Pi-Day Celebration, Seminars, Puzzle- oriented Teaching and others.
  • Staff-Coordinator for Conducting various Remedial Teaching Activities and other Activities to make Mathematics Learning Interesting in the Co-operating schools..
  • External examiner and Internal Examiner to Kannur University for Mathematics Education and Measurement ad Evaluation.
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