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Ph.D. Theses

Ongoing Projects
Ph.D.s Awarded

Ongoing Projects

 

 

Effectiveness of Refined Concept Mapping Technique for Science Education

Meena Kharatmal

Advisor: Dr. G. Nagarjuna

 

Students’ Alternative Conceptions in Heat and Thermodynamics

Shirish R. Pathare

Advisor: Prof. H. C. Pradhan & Prof. Savita Ladage

 

Investigating the effects of an Inquiry Science Classroom: Behavioural and Attitudinal Changes in Children

Aisha M. Kawalkar

Advisor: Dr. Jyotsna Vijapurkar

 

Exploring Critical Graphicacy in Schools with the Studio Thinking Approach

Amit Dhakulkar

Advisor: Dr. G. Nagarjuna

 

Collaborating with Teachers to Develop Classroom Practices Aimed at Teaching Mathematics for Understanding

Ruchi Kumar

Advisor: Dr. K. Subramaniam

 

Developing a comprehensive concept inventory in rotational kinematics: A diagnostic tool to probe misconceptions and pitfalls in reasoning.

Mashood K. K.

Advisor: Prof. Vijay Singh

 

Project based learning: Development & Implementation of project & assessment

Saurav Shome

Advisor: Prof. Chitra Natarajan

 

Connecting school mathematics and 'Everyday Mathematics' in the domain of multiplicative thinking

Arindam Bose

Advisor: Dr. K. Subramaniam

 

Conceptualising 'Science education for all' with a focus on understanding students' negotiation of socioscientific issues

Aswathy Raveendran

Advisor: Prof. Sugra Chunawala

 

Inclusive science education in elementary & secondary schools with a focus on strategies for reaching science to children with visual impairments

Amit Sharma

Advisor: Prof. Sugra Chunawala

 

Developing teachers' understanding of students' mathematical thinking through classroom-based tasks
Shikha Takker
Advisor: Prof. K. Subramaniam

Children's understanding of measurement concepts
Jeenath Rahaman
Advisor: Prof. K. Subramaniam

Designing learning contexts for understanding facilitating the transition from qualitative to quantitative knowledge using model-based reasoning
Shraddha Ghumre
Advisor: Dr. G. Nagarjuna

The cognitive role of external representative in understanding DNA structure
Anveshna Srivastava
Advisor: Dr. Sanjay Chandrasekharan

 

Investigating representational competence in chemistry across groups with varying academic exposure

Prajakt Pande

Advisor: Dr. Sanjay Chandrasekharan

 

Teaching, learning and assessment of elementary mathematics through a collaborative, constructive and distributed instant messaging environment

Rafikh Shaikh

Advisor: Dr. Nagarjuna G.

 

Ph.D.s Awarded

 

Investigating Students', Teachers' and Designers' Ideas about Design and Developing Design Activities for Indian Middle School Students. [Synopsis]

Farhat Ara

Advisor: Prof. Sugra Chunawala

April 2013, TIFR Deemed University


A study of students'  misconceptions in biology at secondary school level and development of remedial research based material.
Narendra D. Deshmukh
Advisor: Prof. Veena M. Deshmukh

November 2012, Mumbai University

 

Cognitive Studies in Relativity [Synopsis]

Atanu Bandyopadhyay

Advisor:  Prof. Arvind Kumar & Prof. H. C. Pradhan

June 2011, TIFR Deemed University

 

Spatial Cognition and Visualization in Elementary Astronomy Education [Synopsis]

Shamin Padalkar

Advisor: Prof. Jayashree Ramadas

February 2011, TIFR Deemed University

 

Visual Depictions and Mental Visualisation of Human Body Systems in Middle School Students [Synopsis]

Sindhu Mathai

Advisor: Prof. Jayashree Ramadas

January 2011, TIFR Deemed University

 

Understanding Causality in Natural Selection: Towards the Problematic of Learning Darwin’s Theory of Evolution [Synopsis]

Abhijeet Bardapurkar

Advisor: Dr. G. Nagarjuna

February 2009, TIFR Deemed University

 

Investigating Middle School Students’ Perceptions of Technology and Developing Design and Technology Education Units to Study Students’ Design Productions [Synopsis]

Ritesh P. Khunyakari

Advisor: Prof. Chitra Natarajan

December 2008, TIFR Deemed University

 

Introducing Indian Middle School Students to Collaboration and Communication Centred Design and Technology Education: A Focus on Socio –Cultural and Gender Aspects [Synopsis]

Swati Mehrotra

Advisor: Prof. Sugra Chunawala

November 2008, TIFR Deemed University

 

Developing a Learning Sequence for Transiting from Arithmetic to Elementary Algebra [Synopsis]

Rakhi Banerjee

Advisor: Dr. K. Subramaniam

October 2008, TIFR Deemed University

 

Development of Innovative Experimental Problems and Demonstrations in Physics with Suitable Instructional Strategy For them and Investigating their Effectiveness in Laboratory Training [Synopsis]

Rajesh B. Khaparde

Advisor: Prof. H. C. Pradhan

June 2001, University of Mumbai

 

Interactive Instructional Systems for Elucidating Concepts in Chemistry

Syed Safi Athar

Advisor: Prof. Arvind Kumar & Prof. S. C. Agarkar

July 1999, University of Mumbai

 

Identifying Student's Misconcepts and Learning Barriers in Chemistry and Designing and Evaluating Appropriate Remedial Measures

Savita A. Ladage

Advisor: Shri. V. G. Kulkarni

January 1995, University of Bombay

 

The Impact of Science Education in Terms of Human Resource Development in Socio-Economically Deprived Groups (With Special Emphasis on Career Selection)

Sugra Chunawala

Advisor: Shri. V. G. Kulkarni

April 1992, University of Poona

 

Mathematical Modelling of Literacy Progression and Information Diffusion

Manjusha S. Kulkarni

Advisor: Shri. V. G. Kulkarni & Prof. Arvind Kumar

1992, University of Poona

 

Developing Instructional Strategies to Overcome Difficulties in Concept Formation in Science and Mathematics

Sudhakar C. Agarkar

Advisor: Shri. V. G. Kulkarni

March 1987, University of Poona

 

Curriculum Development in Science Relevant to the Indian School System

Jayashree Ramadas

Advisor: Shri. V. G. Kulkarni

July 1981, University of Poona

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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