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Tirupalavanam Ganesh

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Asst Dean + Asc Rsrch Prof
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 8109
Asst Dean + Asc Rsrch Prof
Administrative, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 8109
Senior Sustainability Scientist
Administrative, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 8109
Biography: 

Tirupalavanam G. Ganesh is Tooker Professor and assistant dean of engineering education at Arizona State University's Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering. He is an associate research professor in the School for Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy. Ganesh is an engineer, educator and education researcher who designs, implements and studies learning environments that offer opportunities for mastery learning in both K-12 and university settings. He is investigator of National Science Foundation (NSF)-sponsored projects aimed at designing, implementing, and systematically studying the impact of engineering education programs in undergraduate and K-12 settings. Ganesh is currently a co-investigator of an NSF-sponsored project, Engineering Futures, which is designed to foster engineering identity in undergraduate students. He is married to Annapurna Ganesh, who is a residential faculty in Early Childhood Education at Mesa Community College. Ganesh is an avid reader and collects books. He enjoys photography and in particular likes taking photographs of doors.

Education: 
  • Ph.D. Curriculum and Instruction: Education, Media, and Computers, Arizona State University 2003
  • Master's degree. Computer Science, Arizona State University 1994
  • Bachelor's degree. Computer Science and Engineering, National Institute of Engineering, University of Mysore, India 1989
Research Interests: 

Engineering education - Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) fields
Innovations in formal and informal k-12 engineering education
Research methods - graphical exploratory data analysis, visual data, qualitative research
 

    Publications: 
    • Ganesh, Tirupalavanam G.; Thieken, G., (Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ); Malyn-Smith, Joyce; Na'im, Alyssa, (Education Development Center, Newton, MA); Ebenezer, Jazlin (Wayne State University, Detroit, MI); Blank, Glenn, D. (Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA). Implementing Innovative Technologies to Enhance STEM Education in K-12 Settings: What do youth know about and what can they do with technology?. Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education (SITE), March 2-6, 2009, Charleston, SC (2009).
    • Baker, Dale; Ganesh, Annapurna; Ganesh, Tirupalavanam G.; Krause, Stephen; Morrell, Darryl; Roberts, Chell; White-Taylor, Janel (Arizona State University). Engineering: An Introduction for High School. (2008).
    • Ganesh, Tirupalavanam G. A call for fundamental transformation in K-12 learning. (2008).
    • Tirupalavanam Ganesh. Commentary through visual data: A critique of the United States school accountability movement. Visual Studies (2007).
    • Tirupalavanam Ganesh. Commentary through visual data: A critique of the United States school accountability movement. Visual Studies (2007).
    • Ganesh, Tirupalavanam Gopal (Author) . Critique through visual data: The impact of high-stakes testing expressed through teachers' drawings. International Research on the Impact of Accountability: The Association of Teacher Educators Yearbook XVI (2007).
    • McCormack, S (Author) ,McDonald, D (Author) ,Ganesh, Tirupalavanam Gopal (Author) ,Foster, A S (Author) . Overview & framework: Impact and consequences of accountability systems. International Research on the Impact of Accountability: The Association of Teacher Educators Yearbook XVI (2007).
    • McCormack, S (Author) ,McDonald, D (Author) ,Ganesh, Tirupalavanam Gopal (Author) ,Foster, A S (Author) . Summary & implications: Impact and consequences of accountability systems. International Research on the Impact of Accountability: The Association of Teacher Educators Yearbook XVI (2007).
    • Tirupalavanam Ganesh, J Middleton. Challenges in linguistically and culturally diverse elementary settings with math instruction using learning technologies. The Urban Review (2006).
    • Ganesh, Tirupalavanam, Berliner, D. Practices of computer use in elementary education: Perceived and missed opportunities. Association of Educational Communication and Technology (2005).
    • Ganesh, Tirupalavanam Gopal (Author) . Electronic journals in education and their indexing: Exploring notions of digital resources in virtual spaces. Digital Resources for the Education Library: Case Studies in Innovation, Invention, and Implementation (2004).
    • Tirupalavanam Ganesh. Electronic journals in education: Living up to their promise?. Education Libraries (2003).
    • Tirupalavanam Ganesh. Held hostage by high-stakes testing: Drawing as symbolic resistance. Teacher Education Quarterly (2002).
    • Ganesh, Tirupalavanam, Glass, G, Andrews, S, Middleton, J, Jennings, T, Leavy, A. Scholarly electronic journals: Economic and technical issues. RTS & Associates (2000).
    • Ganesh, Tirupalavanam, Middleton, J. Language as access to mathematics learning and technology in a title I school. RTS & Associates (2000).
    Research Activity: 
    Spring 2020
    Course NumberCourse Title
    FSE 492Honors Directed Study
    FSE 493Honors Thesis
    CSE 493Honors Thesis
    CSE 580Practicum
    DCI 784Internship
    DCI 790Reading and Conference
    DCI 792Research
    DCI 799Dissertation
    Fall 2019
    Course NumberCourse Title
    FSE 100Introduction to Engineering
    FSE 194Special Topics
    CSE 492Honors Directed Study
    CSE 493Honors Thesis
    CSE 580Practicum
    DCI 784Internship
    DCI 790Reading and Conference
    EDA 792Research
    EDA 799Dissertation
    Spring 2019
    Course NumberCourse Title
    FSE 194Special Topics
    FSE 492Honors Directed Study
    FSE 493Honors Thesis
    CSE 493Honors Thesis
    DCI 784Internship
    DCI 790Reading and Conference
    DCI 792Research
    DCI 799Dissertation
    Fall 2018
    Course NumberCourse Title
    FSE 100Introduction to Engineering
    ASU 101-MEEThe ASU Experience
    FSE 194Special Topics
    FSE 492Honors Directed Study
    CSE 492Honors Directed Study
    FSE 493Honors Thesis
    CSE 493Honors Thesis
    FSE 499Individualized Instruction
    DCI 784Internship
    DCI 790Reading and Conference
    EDA 792Research
    EDA 799Dissertation
    Spring 2018
    Course NumberCourse Title
    FSE 194Special Topics
    FSE 394Special Topics
    CSE 492Honors Directed Study
    FSE 492Honors Directed Study
    CSE 493Honors Thesis
    FSE 493Honors Thesis
    DCI 784Internship
    DCI 790Reading and Conference
    DCI 792Research
    DCI 799Dissertation
    Fall 2017
    Course NumberCourse Title
    FSE 100Introduction to Engineering
    FSE 394Special Topics
    FSE 492Honors Directed Study
    CSE 492Honors Directed Study
    FSE 493Honors Thesis
    FSE 499Individualized Instruction
    DCI 784Internship
    DCI 790Reading and Conference
    EDA 792Research
    EDA 799Dissertation
    Spring 2017
    Course NumberCourse Title
    FSE 194Special Topics
    FSE 492Honors Directed Study
    FSE 493Honors Thesis
    CSE 493Honors Thesis
    DCI 784Internship
    DCI 790Reading and Conference
    DCI 792Research
    DCI 799Dissertation
    Fall 2016
    Course NumberCourse Title
    FSE 100Introduction to Engineering
    ASU 101-FSEThe ASU Experience
    FSE 394Special Topics
    FSE 492Honors Directed Study
    CSE 492Honors Directed Study
    FSE 493Honors Thesis
    FSE 499Individualized Instruction
    DCI 784Internship
    DCI 790Reading and Conference
    EDA 792Research
    EDA 799Dissertation
    Spring 2016
    Course NumberCourse Title
    FSE 492Honors Directed Study
    FSE 493Honors Thesis
    FSE 494Special Topics
    STM 591Seminar
    DCI 784Internship
    DCI 790Reading and Conference
    DCI 792Research
    DCI 799Dissertation
    Fall 2015
    Course NumberCourse Title
    FSE 100Introduction to Engineering
    FSE 194Special Topics
    FSE 492Honors Directed Study
    FSE 493Honors Thesis
    FSE 499Individualized Instruction
    FSE 598Special Topics
    DCI 784Internship
    DCI 790Reading and Conference
    EDA 792Research
    EDA 799Dissertation
    Service: 
    • National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM), Member (2004 - Present)
    • International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE), Member (2001 - Present)
    • International Visual Sociology Association (IVSA), Member (2000 - Present)
    • Association of Educational Communication and Technology (AECT), Member (1999 - Present)
    • Education Committee, Invention Convention Exhibit Advisory Committee, Children's Museum of Houston, Member (2005 - 2006)
    • American Educational Research Association, Division B Curriculum Studies, New Faculty Seminar, Participant (2005 - 2005)
    • American Educational Research Association (AERA) Technology Committee (formerly the Telecommunications Committee), Member (2002 - 2005)
    • American Educational Research Association, Division G Social Context of Education, Graduate Student Seminar "From Entry to Exit: Doing Meaningful Research", Participant (2001 - 2001)
    • Current Issues in Education, Editor (1999 - 2001)
    • Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Task Force, Graduate College, Arizona State University, Member (2001 - 2001)