PrasaanthResearch Guide in Education
School of Pedagogical Sciences
Kannur University, Dharmasala, 670 567
Mob: 91-9447236823
Email:drprasanthmathew@gmail.com

 

Office:
Assistant Professor in Physical Science
P K M College of Education
Madampam, Kannur (D), 670 631

Residence:
Mundutharayil House
Kidangoor South
Kottayam (D), 686583

Academic Qualifications:
M.Sc (Analytical Chemistry), M Ed, UGC-NET, Ph.D. in Education.

Professional Experiences:
Teaching at Graduate level: Twelve Years
Teaching at Post Graduate level: Two Years

Professional Training:

  1. Attended Orientation Programme from 4th July 2011 to 30th July 2011 at UGC
  2. ·Academic Staff College, Kannur
  3. Attended Special Summer School from 30th July 2014 to 19th August 2014 at UGC
  4. Academic Staff College, Kerala University, Thiruvananthapuram.

 Awards/ Honors:

  1. ·Approved Research Guide in Education, Kannur University with effect from 17-05 2014
  2. Awarded  ‘The Best Paper Presented’ for the paper “Integration of Spiritual Values in the Teaching of Science.” presented in the 17th International Conference on ‘Fourth Wave Education’ organized by All India Association for Educational Research (AIAER) held at Department of Education, Saurashtra University, Rajkot, Gujarat, India from 10th to ·12th  January 2004.
  3. Awarded the ‘Best Poster Presented’ for the poster “Sensitivity Domain for Sensitized Learning of Science” in the 3rd annual Chicago International Conference on Education (ICE 2015) held in Chicago, USA on 26th and 27th of May 2015.

 Areas of Expertise/ Specialisation:

  1. Science Education
  2. Psychological Bases of Education
  3. Research Methodology and Statistics
  4. Educational Technology
  5. Models of Teaching
  6. Spiritual Intelligence
  7. Scientific Sensitivity
  8. Personalized Learning of Science.

 Membership in Academic and Professional Bodies:

  1. Life Member of  World Council for Curriculum and Instruction(WCCI)-NGO of the United Nations in consultative status with §the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC)
  2. Life Member of All India Association for Educational Research (AIAER)
  3. Founding member and Research Consultant (Service Basis) to Bethlehem §Educational Research Foundation (Member organization of WCCI)
  4. §Founding member and Director of ‘Physica Scientia: The Physical Science Teachers’ Learning Community’
  5. §Founding member of ‘Triumvirate: A Learning Group for Educational Research and Innovations’
  6. §Member of Governing Body of  PKM College of Education
  7. Member of IQAC Core Committee, Finance Committee, UGC Planning Board And
  8. Purchase Committee, Library Advisory Committee, Welfare Committee and Grievance Committee of the college.

Completed Projects
Principal Investigator of UGC Minor Research Project with title “Effect of Curriculum-Based Dynamic Assessment on Achievement in Physical Science of At-Risk Students”.

Ongoing Projects 

  1. Research consultant of the Research Project (non-funded) on developing a “Curriculum at the Primary Level with Emphasis on the Spiritual Domain of Learning”, with the joint efforts of Bethlehem Educational Research Foundation and Special Interest Group
    §on Ethics and Values of WCCI.
  2. Research consultant of the Research Project (non-funded) on developing a “Test on Scientific Sensitivity in collaboration with §Physica Scientia- The Physical Science Teachers’ Learning Community.
  3. Principal Investigator of the Class room Based Research Project (non-funded) on “Cultivate Culture of Science” at the Department of Physical Science, PKM College of Education in association with Physica Scientia: The Physical Science Teachers’ Learning
    §Community.
  4. Principal Investigator of the Research Project (non-funded) on “Determinants of Subjective Wellbeing of Adolescents” in association with ‘Triumvirate: A Learning Group for Educational Research and Innovations’.
  5. Co-investigator of the Research Project (non-funded) on ”Psychological Well-Being  Of Secondary School Students In Relation With Their Study Skills” in association with ‘Triumvirate: A Learning Group §for Educational Research and Innovations’
  6. Co-investigator of the Research Project (non-funded) on ”Social well-being of adolescents in relation with their helping attitude” in association with ‘Triumvirate: A Learning Group for Educational Research and Innovations’.

Research Contributions:

  • Research contributions include Participation and presentation in various International, National, State and Regional level Conferences, Seminars and Workshops as Resource person, Paper Presenter, and Paper Contributor and publications in conference proceedings and journals.

Major Presentations at International Level

  1.  Paper titled “Integration of Spiritual Values in the Teaching of Science.” was presented in the 17th International Conference on ‘Fourth Wave Education’ organized by All India Association for Educational Research (AIAER) held at Department of Education, Saurashtra University, Rajkot, Gujarat, India from 10th to 12th  January 2004.
  2. Paper titled “A New Approach to Learn English: A Couple of Experiments” was presented in the 19th International Conference ICLORD 2005 on ‘Learning Organization in a Learning World’ organized by King Mongkut`s University of Technology Thornburi in Collaboration with AIAER and Others at Bangkok, Thailand from 18th to 22nd April 2005. The paper was published in the book (ISBN 974-456-611-6) “Learning Organization in A Learning World Proceedings of ICLORD 2005”; Pages 788-793.
  3. Paper titled “Education: The Means to Divinity” was presented in the 12th World Conference on ‘Building a Culture of Peace for a Civil Society’ organized by World Council for Curriculum and Instruction (WCCI), Graduate School of Education, Alliant International University, San Diego, California at Manila Hotel, Manila ,Philippines from 6th to 12th August 2006. The paper was published in the book (ERIC-ED 503386) “Building a Culture of Peace For A Civil Society –Proceedings of the 12th World Conference in Education of WCCI”.
    Editors: Sue Fan Foo & Clay  Starlin. Publishers: Saltus Press 24, Jolma Road, Worcster, MA01604, USA. Pages 13 -33.
  4. The paper titled “Spiritual Domain: The Domain of Learning for Integrating Virtues and Enhancing the Spiritual Capital.” was presented in the International Conference on Learning Innovation in Science and Technology  (ICLIST 2010), at Pattaya, Thailand on 24-26
    February 2010. The paper was published in the CD of the proceedings of ICLIST2010.
  5. The paper titled “The Effect of Dynamic Assessment on achievement in Social Science among High School Students” was presented in the International Conference on Learning Innovation in Science and Technology (ICLIST 2010), at Pattaya, Thailand on 24-26 February 2010. The paper was published in the CD of the proceedings of ICLIST2010.
  6. The paper titled “Influence of participation in religious practices on spiritual intelligence, virtues and academic achievement of higher secondary school students” was presented in the IXth Annual Convention and International Seminar of Council for Teacher Education on Peace Education: an Orientation for Gen Next, held at St.Thomas College of Teacher Education, Pala, India on 13th and 14th August 2010. The paper was published in the proceedings of the Seminar.
  7. Participated as paper contributor (main author) of the paper  titled “Personal Strengths: A Means to Sustainable Happiness ” which was presented by the coauthor in the International Conference on Learning Innovation in Science and Technology  (ICLIST 2012), at Phuket, Thailand organized by Faculty of Industrial Education and Technology , King Mongkut’s University of Technology, Thornburi, on 29th February to 2nd March 2012. The paper was published in the CD of the proceedings of ICLIST2012.
  8. Paper titled “Spiritual Domain: The Domain of Learning for Sustainable Future” was presented in the 15th World Conference in Education focused on the theme “Educating for Peace and Harmony with the Earth and Ourselves” organized by the World Council for
    Curriculum and Instruction (WCCI), Graduate School of Education, Alliant International University, San Diego, California, USA, at Kaohsiung, Taiwan on December 28, 2012 to January 3, 2013.
  9. Participated as paper contributor (main author) of the paper titled  “Spiritual Domain: The Domain of Learning for Cultivating A Spiritually Intelligent Culture” which was presented by the coauthor in the 16th WCCI World Conference on Education focused on the theme “Integrating Education for a Lasting Culture of Peace and Care of Planet Earth” organized by the World Council for Curriculum and Instruction (WCCI),  held on 17-24 August 2014 at the Town and Country Resort and Convention Center, San Diego, California, USA.
  10. Poster titled “Sensitivity Domain for Sensitized Learning of Science” was presented in the 3rd annual Chicago International Conference on Education (ICE 2015) held in Chicago, USA on 26th and 27th of May 2015.
  11. Participated as paper contributor (main author) of the paper titled “Bethlehem Oratory: A System of Education for Building up Spiritually Intelligent Culture” which was presented by the coauthor in the 2015 International Business & Education conferences in London, United Kingdom held from 7th to 11th  June 2015 organized  by The Clute Institute, USA at Kensington Close Hotel, London. The paper was published in the CD of the proceedings of the conference
  12. Participated as paper contributor (main author) of the paper titled “Family Satsang: An Informal Means to Nurture Soft  Skills in Children” which was presented by the coauthor in the 2015 International Business & Education conferences in London, United Kingdom  held from 7th to 11th  June 2015 organised  by The Clute Institute, USA at Kensington Close Hotel, London. The paper was published in the CD of the proceedings of the conference.

Major Journal Publications

International.
Prasanth, M.& Teena, G.P.,(2016). Spiritual Domain: The Domain of Learning for Cultivating a Spiritually Intelligent Culture. US-China Foreign Language, USA.14(1),38-44.

 National

  1. Prasanth, M. (2012). Influence of participation in sports, arts and work experience on coping skills of adolescent students. Innovations and Researches in Education, 2(1), 80-86.
  2. Prasanth, M. (2012). Effect of collaborative concept mapping technique on achievement in chemistry at secondary level. Journal of Studies in Teacher Education, 5(1), 46-56.
  3. Prasanth, M. (2013). Science teacher NG: paradigm shift – classic to next generation. Research and Pedagogic Interventions. 2(1), 38-48.
  4. Prasanth, M. (2014). Effect of curriculum based dynamic assessment on achievement in chemistry of at-risk students. Research and Pedagogic Interventions, 3(1), 33-43.
  5. Prasanth, M. (2014). Effectiveness of curriculum based dynamic assessment on achievement in physics of at-risk students. Educational Extracts, 2(1), 73-79.
  6. Prasanth, M. (2015). Sensitizing students to conserve natural life – support systems for prospective bliss: a conceptual model. Educational Extracts, 3(1).47-54.
  7. Prasanth, M.& Honey,B. (2015). Relationship between psychological well-being and study habits of secondary school students. Edu-Reflections, 3(1), 35-39.
  8. Prasanth, M. (2016). Redesigning science education based on learner’s preferences.Educational Extracts.4(1),31-38.
  9. Prasanth, M. (in press). Observance of days of scientific importance in secondary schools. Innovations and Researches in Education.

 Seminars/Conferences/Workshops Organized

  1. Convener of one day workshop on ‘Robotics’ held on 18th August 2012 at PKM College of Education organized by Physica Scientia: The Physical Science Teachers’ Learning Community, Department of Physical Science, PKM College of Education in association with the Student   Branch of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Vimal Jyothi Engineering College, Chemperi.
  2. Convener of one day workshop on ‘Engineering Techniques in Physical Science Learning’ held on 17th November  2012 at , Vimal Jyothi Engineering College, Chemperi  organized by Physica Scientia: The Physical Science Teachers’ Learning Community, Department of
    Physical Science, PKM College of Education in association with Robotics Research Facility of Vimal Jyothi Engineering College, Chemperi.
  3. Convener of a panel discussion on ‘Means to Sensitize Students in Energy Conservation for Prospective Bliss’ on the occasion of Energy Conservation day observance held on 13th December 2013 at the Department of Physical Science, PKM College of Education in association with Physica Scientia: The Physical Science Teachers’ Learning Community.
  4. Convener of one week workshop on ‘Concept Mapping in Science’ held from 25th January 2014 to 31st January 2014 at the Department of Physical Science, PKM College of Education in association with Physica Scientia: The Physical Science Teachers’ Learning Community.
  5. Convener  of first conference on ‘Graphical Organizers for Processing Scientific Knowledge’ held on 1st March 2014 as part of the series of conferences of the Classroom Based Research Project on “ Cultivate Culture of Science” at the Department of Physical Science , PKM College of Education in association with Physica Scientia: The Physical Science Teachers’ Learning Community.
  6. Convener  of second conference on ‘Co-operative Learning Structures : Designs for Learning Together ’ held on 15th March 2014 as part of the series of conferences of the Classroom Based Research Project on “ Cultivate Culture of Science” at the Department of Physical Science , PKM College of Education in association with Physica Scientia: The Physical Science Teachers’ Learning Community.
  7. Convener  of third conference on ‘Celebrate Science: Priorities and Means’ held on 14th January 2015 as part of the series of conferences of the Classroom Based Research Project on “ Cultivate Culture of Science” at the Department of Physical Science, PKM College of Education in association with Physica Scientia: The Physical Science Teachers’ Learning Community.
  8. Convener  of fourth conference on ‘Cutural tools to Disseminate Science’ held on 31st  January 2015 as part of the series of conferences of the Classroom Based Research Project on “ Cultivate Culture of Science” at the Department of Physical Science , PKM College of Education in association with Physica Scientia: The Physical Science Teachers’ Learning Community.
  9. Convener of the conference on ‘Science Education 20-50’ held on 1st  August 2015 at the Department of Physical Science, PKM College of Education in association with Physica Scientia: The Physical Science Teachers’ Learning Community.
  10. Convener of the conference on ‘Graphic Organizers: Tool for Meaningful Learning of Science’ held on 19th  September 2015 at PKM College of Education in association with Physica Scientia: The Physical Science Teachers’ Learning Community.
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