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Dr. P.Usha  Dr. P.Usha
  Professor, Department of Education
 
Department of Education
University of Calicut
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Academic Qualification

  • M.A(Sociology)

  • M.Ed (Science Education, Measurement and Evaluation)

  • Ph.D. (Education)

Title: A study of certain Socio- familial correlates of secondary school Science Achievement.

(supervised by Dr. Kamala. S. Pillai,Calicut university,1992).

Experience

Post Graduate:

21 years and 5 months in Department of Education, University of Calicut.

Under graduate:

3 years – B.Ed. Centers of Calicut University.

Post held in the Department of Education

Lecturer

10.03.1995-09.03.1999

Sr.Lecturer

10.03.1999-09.03.2004

Reader

10.03.2004-09.03.2007

Associate Professor

10.03.2007-09.03.2010

Professor

10.03.2010-continuning

Project Undertaken

  • Project of CDS – KRPLLD (2002)

“Supporting systems and certain behavior problems of pre- school children in Malappuram district” (Rs. 1 Lakh)

  • Coordinated UGC – SAP of Department of Education (2009-2014)

“Development of E-Content for the selected units in the content of Teacher Education

Programme“ (30.9 Lakhs).

Research Experience

  • Ph.D. Produced: 11

  • Ph.D. about to Submit: 2

  • Ph.D. ongoing: 2

  • Guided 103 M.Ed dissertations

  • Guided MPhil dissertation.

Research Publications


National

International

Total

2006

2

1

3

2007

1

-

1

2008

2

-

2

2009

1

1

2

2010

5

-

5

2011

4

-

4

2012

3

-

3

2013

10

8

18

2014

3

4

7

2015

1

5

6

2016

3

-

3

Seminar/Conference Presentations


National

International

Total

2007

1

-

1

2008

1

-

1

2009

1

-

1

2010

1

-

1

2011

6

1

7

2012

8

-

8

2013

4

4

8

2014

8

3

11

2015

1

1

2

2016

2

-

2

Workshop/ Orientation Programme participation



2007

1

2008

1

2010

4

2012

1

2013

1

2014

1

2015

1

Programmes undertaken

  • Organized UGC sponsored National seminar (2009)

  • Conducted quiz and essay writing competition for students of Teacher Education colleges

  • Coordinated frontier extension lecture by Dr. Mohammed Akthar Siddhque (chair person of NCTE )

  • Coordinated lecture and discussion on Globalization and Internationalization in higher education by Prof. Philip .G. Altbach (Director, centre for international higher education , Boston college, USA)

  • Presented proposal for UGC- SAP Project [UGC , New Delhi]

    • Got sanction order of 30.9 lakhs for developing e- content on select topics of B.Ed course content.

  • Organised two day National seminar as part of retirement programme of Dr,P,Kelu

  • Participated in the B.Ed curriculum restructuring organized by KSHEC

  • Coordinated centralized admission for M.Ed.

  • Started a forum for research scholars- REFORM.

  • Nature club in the department.

  • Initiated communicative English class for M.Ed students.

Examination Duties

  • Question paper setting- SET, M.Ed, M.Phil and Ph.D.

  • Invigilation and evaluation of answer scripts of Calicut university and other universities of Kerala.

  • Chairman of M.Ed and Ph.D. viva voce examination

  • Adjudicated more than 25 Ph.D. theses of different Universities.

Invited Lectures/ Expert classes

  • SIEMAT , Thiruvananthapuram

  • Govt. college of teacher Education, Calicut.

  • Calicut university teacher Education Centere, Vatakara.

  • NSS Training college ,Ottapalam.

  • AWH College of teacher Education.

Membership in professional bodies

  • Member, board of studies in Education, Madras university(2008-2011)

  • Member, board of studies in Education, University of Calicut(2010-2012)

  • Member, faculty of Education, University of Calicut(2013- 2015)

  • Chairman, board of studies in Education University of Calicut (for 3 months)

  • Member, board of studies in Education, Mysore University(2014-2016)

  • Member, board of studies, centre for women studies, University of Calicut (2013-15)

Committee memberships

  • Expert Committee member of KSHEC for restructuring B.Ed curriculum (2009-2010).

  • Core committee member for designing M.Ed curriculum of university of Calicut.

  • Library Committee member, C.H.M.K.Library (2008).

  • Complaints Committee member (2011).

  • Annual report editorial committee member(2012).

  • Expert in Research Methodology Workshop at SIEMAT.

Collaborations

  • Organised two Seminar cum Workshop for Teacher educators—E-Content Script writing

  • Collaborated with EMMRC for development of e-content (SAP)

  • Resource person in the EDUSAT lecture series organized by CEC (June 9th 2011).

  • Content editor and subject expert in Education for development of e-content for CEC (2012).

Publications and Seminars/Workshops


Publications

Seminars

2016

3

2

2015

6

3

2014

7

12

2013

16

9

2012

3

9

2011

4

7

2010

2

8

2009

2

2

2008

2

2

2007

1

2

2006

3

2

2005

-

2

2004

-

-

2003

1

-

2000

1

-


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