Chandan Dasgupta

cdasgupta [AT] iitb.ac.in 

Assistant Professor

Inter-disciplinary Program in Educational Technology

 

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow (Purdue University; 2015 - 2017)

Ph.D. in Learning Sciences (University of Illinois at Chicago; IL, USA; 2009 – 2015)

M.S. in Human-Computer Interaction (Georgia Institute of Technology; GA, USA; 2007 – 2009)

 

Research Interests: Designing learning environments for supporting integrated STEM learning (both formal and informal contexts); Use of counterexamples as primary generators for supporting productive disciplinary engagement; Integrating design thinking and scientific inquiry; Providing feedback to teachers and students to scaffold the design thinking process; Exploring the application of neuroscience in engineering education

 

If you are interested in using my PlumbingSim unit then you can download all the required files and resources from the shared Google drive folder (Note that all the resources provided on this page are available under the 'Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International' License). Please send an email to 'cdasgupta [AT] iitb [DOT] ac [DOT] in' and let me know that you are using these resources. I will connect you with more teachers who are using these resources in their classrooms!

List of schools currently using the PlumbingSim unit (grades 6-8):

  1. Bernard Zell Anshe Emet Day School, Illinois, US (120 students)
  2. Middle School of Piedmont, Oklahoma, US (28 students)
  3. Tecumseh Local Schools, Ohio, US
  4. TASIS The American School in England, Thorpe, UK (26 students)
  5. American Community School of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (92 students)

 

 

Detailed CV

PEER REVIEWED JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS

  1. Dasgupta, C., Magana, A. J., Vieira, C. (under review). Investigating the Affordances of a CAD Enabled Learning Environment for Promoting Integrated STEM Learning. Revised manuscript under review.
  2. Dasgupta, C. (under review). Improvable Models as Scaffolds for Promoting Productive Disciplinary Engagement in an Engineering Design Activity. Revised manuscript under review.
  3. Magana, A. J., Elluri, S., Dasgupta, C., Seah, Y. Y., & Boutin, M. (under review). The Role of Computer-Based and Teacher Feedback on Middle School Students’ Self-Generated Heuristics in the Context of a Design Challenge.
  4. Taleyarkhan, M., Dasgupta, C., Garcia, J. M., & Magana, A. J. (2018). Investigating the Impact of Using a CAD Simulation Tool on Students’ Learning of Design Thinking. Journal of Science Education and Technology, 1-14.
  5. Dasgupta, C., Sanzenbacher, B., Siegel, J., McBeath, D., Moher, T. (2017). Call the Plumber! - Engaging Students with Authentic Engineering Design Practices. Science Scope, 40(5), 50-59.
  6. Shelley, T. R., Dasgupta, C., Silva, A., Lyons, L., & Moher, T. (2015). PhotoMAT: A Mobile Tool for Aiding in Student Construction of Research Questions and Data Analysis. Technology, Knowledge and Learning, 20(1), 85-92.
  7. Martinez, M., Castro Superfine, A., Carlton, T., & Dasgupta, C. (2015). Examining the Impact of a Videocase-based Mathematics Methods Course on Secondary Preservice Teachers’ Skills at Analyzing Students’ Strategies. Journal of Research in Mathematics Education, 4(1), 52-79.

PEER REVIEWED CONFERENCE PUBLICATIONS

  1. Dasgupta, C. (2018). Investigating the use of Anchoring for Promoting Design Thinking. Proceedings of the 13th International Conference of the Learning Sciences, 2018. London, UK.
  2. Dasgupta, C. (2018). Reasoning About Uncertainty and Efficient Decision-making in Engineering Design. ICLS 2018 Early Career Workshop. Proceedings of the 13th International Conference of the Learning Sciences, 2018. London, UK.
  3. Dasgupta, C., Magana, A.J., & Chao, J. (2017). Investigating Teacher’s Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge in a CAD-enabled Learning Environment. Paper presented and published at the 124th ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition. Columbus, Ohio June 25-28-2017
  4. Dasgupta, C. & Magana, A. (2017). Scaffolding Teachers for Maximizing Student Learning of Engineering Design Practices in Formal Classrooms. Proceedings of the National Association for Research in Science Teaching, San Antonio, Texas, April 22 - 25, 2017.
  5. Dasgupta, C. (2016). Investigating the use of Simulation Model for Teaching Engineering Design. Paper presented at 16th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies, Austin, Texas.
  6. Seah, Y. Y., Vieira, C., Dasgupta, C., & Magana, A. (2016). Exploring Students' Experimentation Strategies in Engineering Design Using an Educational CAD Tool. Paper presented at 2016 Frontiers in Education Conference, Erie, Pennsylvania.
  7. Taleyarkhan, M. R., Dasgupta, C., Mendoza-Garcia, J. A., Magana, A. J., & Purzer, S. (2016). Investigating the Impact of an Educational CAD Modeling Tool on Student Design Thinking. Proceedings of 2016 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, New Orleans, Louisiana. 10.18260/p.25485
  8. Moher, T., Slotta, J. D., Acosta, A., Cober, R. M., Dasgupta, C., Fong, C., Gnoli, A., Silva, A., Silva, B. L., Perritano, A., & Peppler, K. (2015). Knowledge Construction in the Instrumented Classroom: Supporting Student Investigations of Their Physical Learning Environment. Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Computer Supported Collaborative Learning. Gothenburg, Sweden.
  9. Dasgupta, C. & Moher, T. (2015). Promoting Productive Disciplinary Engagement in an Engineering Design task. Proceedings of the 2015 National Association for Research in Science Teaching. Chicago, IL.
  10. Dasgupta, C. & Moher, T. (2015). Can Do Better: Investigating the Use of Improvable Designs as Priming Agents for Learning about Tradeoffs and Design Optimization. Presented at the 2015 Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Chicago, IL.
  11. Dasgupta, C. & Moher, T. (2014). Using Deficient Models as Scaffolds for Learning Engineering Concepts of Tradeoffs and Optimization. Proceedings of the 11th International Conference of the Learning Sciences, 2014. Boulder, CO.
  12. Shelley, T., Lyons, L., Moher, T., Dasgupta, C., Lopez, B., & Silva, A. (2014). Information-Building Applications: Designing for Data Exploration and Analysis by Elementary School Students. Proceedings of the 32nd annual ACM conference on Human factors in computing systems (pp. 2123-2132). ACM.
  13. Dasgupta, C., Shelley, T., Silva, A., Lopez, B., Moher, T., & Lyons, L. (2014). Promoting Productive Disciplinary Engagement in Instrumented Investigations. Proceedings of the 2014 National Association for Research in Science Teaching, Pittsburg, PA.
  14. Shelley, T., Dasgupta, C., Moher, T., & Lyons, L. (2014). Supporting learners' construction of understandings of animal behaviors from large image sets. Presented at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Philadelphia, PA.
  15. Silva, A., Lopez, B., Dasgupta, C., Lyons, L., Moher, T., & Shelley, T. (2014). Shaping the Construction of Learner Questions. Presented at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Philadelphia, PA.
  16. Dasgupta, C. & Moher, T. (2013). Investigating the Influence of Antecedent Models on Learning Science and Engineering Skills. Presented at the 2013 Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA.
  17. Dasgupta, C., Slattery, B., Shelley, T., Lyons, L., Minor, E., & Zellner, M. (2013). Building an Understanding of How to Support Students as they Problem-Solve Within a Spatial Urban Planning Simulation. In S. Chunawala & M. Kharatmal (Eds.), Proceedings of epiSTEME 5 - International Conference to Review Research on Science, Technology and Mathematics Education, India: Macmillan.
  18. Dasgupta, C. (2012). Investigating a Recapitulation Strategy for Science Learning Using Multiple Models. Presented at the Doctoral Consortium in the 10th International Conference of the Learning Sciences 2012.
  19. Slattery, B., Dasgupta, C., Shelley, T., Lyons, L., Minor, E., & Zellner. M. (2012). Understanding How Learners Grapple with Wicked Problems in Environmental Science. Proceedings of the 10th International Conference of the Learning Sciences, 2012. Sydney, Australia.
  20. Hyungsin, K., Kogan, A., Dasgupta, C., Novitzky, M., & Do, E.Y. (2011). Grocery Hunter: A Fun Mobile Game for Children to Combat Obesity. Proceedings of 5th Intl Conf. on Tangible, Embedded, and Embodied Interaction (TEI '11). ACM, NY, 317-320.
  21. Dasgupta, C. (2010). That is Not My Program: Investigating the Relation between Program Comprehension and Program Authorship. Proceedings of the 48th Annual Southeast Regional Conference (ACM SE '10). ACM, NY, USA.
  22. Dasgupta, C., Lyons, L., Zellner, M., & Greenle, A. (2010) Designing for an Informal Learning Environment: Towards a Participatory Simulation Design Process for Public Policy Planning. Proceedings of the 9th Int. Conf. of the Learning Sciences (ICLS '10), 348-349.
  23. Dasgupta, C., & Kolodner, J. L. (2009). Designing case libraries to encourage creative design. Proceeding of the 7th ACM conference on Creativity and cognition (C&C '09). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 361-362.

WORKSHOPS, PROGRAM COMMITTEES

  1. Associate faculty - Parimal and Pramod Choudhary Centre for Learning and Teaching, IIT Bombay
  2. Coordinator, IIT Bombay Diamond Jubilee Educational Technology open house and conference
  3. Co-chair for Doctoral Consortium in IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies 2018
  4. Program committee member for ICLS 2018 (International Conference of the Learning Sciences)
  5. Program committee member for AIED 2018 (International Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Education)  
  6. Conducted workshop on teachers’ Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge (TPACK) during the Ministry of Human Resource Development (Govt. of India) and World Bank sponsored Technical Education Quality Improvement Programme at IIT Bombay – 2018
  7. Conducted workshop on teachers’ Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge (TPACK) during the Ministry of Human Resource Development (Govt. of India) sponsored Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya National Mission on Teachers and Teaching Induction Training Program at IIT Bombay – 2017
  8. Track chair for the track ‘Technology enabled learning of thinking skills’ in IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies 2017
  9. Program committee member for the International Programme Committee for International Conference on Computational Thinking Education 2017 (CTE2017), The Education University of Hong Kong
  10. Program Committee member for the track ‘Technology enabled learning of thinking skills’ in IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies 2016
  11. Program Committee member for Technology for Education conference (T4E 2016)
  12. Committee member: Modeling and Model-Based Reasoning in STEM Conference, Purdue University (08/2016)
  13. Workshop organizer: Engineering Design using Science Simulations, TECSUP-Peru (09/2016)
  14. Workshop organizer: Technology Advanced Girl Scouts Camp, Purdue University (07/2016)
  15. Workshop organizer: Indiana STEM Education Conference, Purdue University (01/2016)
  16. Workshop organizer: Engineering Education talk series at Purdue University (01/2016)
  17. Discipline-Based Education Research for Graduate Students in Science, Technology, Engineering, Agriculture and Mathematics at Purdue University (02/2016).