Dr Premnadh

Dr Premnadh Kurup

Lecturer

College of Arts, Social Sciences and Commerce

Education

Department of Education

ED 1, Room 405, Melbourne (Bundoora)

Qualifications

BSc, MSc, BEd, MEd, PhD. CChem MRSC, MRACI CChem

Role

Academic

Membership of professional associations

Royal Society of Chemistry, UK, Royal Australian Chemical Institute, IUPAC & AARE

Area of study

Environmental education

Teaching units

 

Science education Teaching science, Masters and Primary

Curriculum Focus method, Teacher as Researcher

Recent publications

Books & Book Chapter

Kurup, P.M. (2013). Living World: Learning and Teaching Biology. In A. Fitzgerald (Ed). Learning and Teaching Primary Science. Cambridge University Press.

Kurup, P.M.(2011,a). Education a key for reducing global warming. Lambert Academic publishing.

 

Kurup, P.M.(2011,b). The greenhouse effect, beliefs, understandings and intentions to act. Lambert Academic publishing.

 

Journal Paper

Kurup, P.M., Cox. P., & Deed. C. (2015). Building Preservice teachers' confidenced and competence to teach science: The influence of planning, teaching and refelcting an integrated science unit. Journal of Academic Perspectives.

Research conference papers (Refereed)

Kurup, P.M., Cox, P.. & Deed, C. (2014) Building primary pre-service teachers’ confidence and competence to teach science: The influence of planning, teaching and reflecting on an integrated science unit. Oxford Education Research Symposium, Oxford 11- December 2014

Kurup,P.M.,& Levinson, R. (2011). How high school students use knowledge to make decisions on global warming an intervention study in two London high schools. Paper presented at ASERA 2011, Adelaide, Australia.

Kurup, P.M. (2007). Role of effective educational programs in students’ beliefs about, understandings of, and intentions to act to reduce global warming. Paper presented at symposium Eco-learning towards sustainable education futures at the AARE conference, Fremantle, November, 2007. Australia.

Kurup, P.M., & Hackling, M.W. (2007). Beginning primary teachers’ beliefs about, understanding of and intentions to act to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and global warming. Paper presented at the 2007 World Conference on science and technology education, 8 – 12 July, Perth, Australia.

 

Kurup, P.M., & Hackling, M.W. (2007).Pre-service primary teachers’ beliefs about, understanding of the greenhouse effect and intentions to act to reduce greenhouse emissions and global warming. Paper presented at the Australian science education research conference (ASERA), 12 – 15 July, Fremantle, Perth, Australia.

Kurup, P.M. (2007) Role of effective educational programs in students’ beliefs about, understandings of, and intentions to act to reduce global warming. Paper presented at the Eco learning colloquium, La Trobe University, 23- 24, June. Melbourne, Australia.

Kurup, P.M., Hackling, M.W., & Garnett, P.J. (2005). High school students’ beliefs and understandings about the Greenhouse effect, and intentions to act to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Greenhouse 2005, Melbourne, November, 2005.

 

Research conference papers

Kurup,P.M.,& Levinsion, R. (2011). How high school students use knowledge to make decisions on global warming an intervention study in two London high schools. Paper presented at ASERA 2011, Adelaide, Australia

Kurup. P.M. (2009). Impact of knowledge base for socioscientific argumentation and informed decision making regarding global warming among preservice primary teachers. Paper presented at 40th ASERA Conference, Geelong 1-4 July 2009.

Kurup, P.M., & Vongalis – Macrow. A,(2008). Future teachers’ beliefs, understandings and practices related to teaching regarding global warming and sustainability. Paper presented at symposium “Challenging the staus quo of EfS: research perspectives. AARE, Brisbane 30 Nov- 04 Dec 2008.

 

Kurup, P.M.,& Hackling, M.W. (2008).  Impact of a professional learning intervention on pre-service primary teachers’ knowledge and confidence to teach about global warming. Paper presented at 39th ASERA conference, July 2008. Brisbane, Australia.

Vongalis - Macrow, A, & Kurup, P.M. (2008). Eco-Learning: Teachers' education for sustainable education futures.Paper Presented at  Paris International Conference On Education, Economy & Society, Novotel Paris Tour Eiffel, Paris, France, 17-19 July 2008

Kurup, P.M.,& Hackling, M.W. (2006). Impact of high school students’ beliefs about, understandings of, and intentions to act to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and the greenhouse effect. Proceedings Australian Council of Educational Research conference, 2006. p.90. Canberra.

Kurup, P.M. (2004). Secondary students beliefs about, understanding of, and intentions to act regarding the Greenhouse effect. Paper presented at the Western Australian Science Education Association (WASEA) Poster and Discussion Forum, Edith Cowan University, Perth, Nov. 2004.

Kurup, P.M., Hackling, M.W., & Garnett, P.J. (2002). Understandings of, beliefs about, and intentions to act regarding the Greenhouse effect. Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Chemical Education, Beijing, China, August, 2002. p.64.

Kurup, P.M., Hackling, M.W., & Garnett, P.J. (1998). Environmental chemistry issues: Need for research in terms of students beliefs, understandings and intentions to act regarding the environmental chemistry issues. Proceedings of the Conference Understanding Our Environment, Murdoch University, Perth, May, 1998.

Kurup, P.M. (1996). Strategies for development of meta-cognitive and meta-learning abilities of secondary school chemistry students in the third world countries. Paper accepted for symposium at the 14th International Conference on Chemical Education, Brisbane, July, 1996.

Kurup, P.M. (1995). Third world higher secondary chemistry curriculum: Need for the linking with societal, environmental and technological issues. Proceedings of the International Conference on Industry Education Initiatives in Chemistry, University of York, Aug/Sept, 1995. p.230

Kurup, P.M. (1994). Elements in the Periodic Table: A strategy for retrieval by higher secondary students.  Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Chemical Education, San Juan, Puerto Rico, Aug, 1994.

Kurup, P.M. (1994). Research based meta-learning strategies suitable for third world countries at secondary level chemistry. Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Chemical Education, San Juan, Puerto Rico, Aug, 1994. p.229. 

Kurup, P.M, Nair, S.B., Sivadsan, K.R. (1991). Cognitive desmosomes: A meta- learning strategy in higher secondary chemistry. Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Chemical Education, University of York, Aug, 1991.