Annapurna Ganesh, Ph.D.

Residential Faculty - Early Childhood Education

Program Director :

Education Studies

Office: TC 50 - Room: 122

480-461-7305

480-844-3180 (fax)

Office Hours

MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM2:00 PM - 3:30 PM3:00 PM - 4:00 PM2:00 PM - 3:30 PM 
    By appointment

 

 

Classes Taught

Fall 2019

CFS176 Child Development 3 Credits
Study of the science of human development from conception through adolescence. Includes observation skills, parent and adult roles in the lives of children, and contemporary issues. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Social & Behavioral Sciences [SB] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
24593
Dobson Campus
Lecture
08/19/2019 - 12/13/2019
MoWe
1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Closed

24595
Dobson Campus
Lecture
08/20/2019 - 12/13/2019
TuTh
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Closed

EDU291 Children's Literature 3 Credits
Review of folk and modern literature from a variety of world cultures, including application of literary criteria to folk and modern literature for children. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
24602
Dobson Campus
Lecture
08/20/2019 - 12/13/2019
TuTh
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Closed

EED245 Early Learning: Language Acquisition and Literacy Development 3 Credits
Overview of language acquisition and development, emergent literacy, early literacy development, and appropriate early experiences with books, reading, and writing for typical and atypical children birth to age eight. Emphasis placed on reading and writing readiness, methods to enhance literacy development, and strategies for selecting and using children's books. Prerequisites: None.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
24620
Dobson Campus
Lecture
08/19/2019 - 12/13/2019
Mo
4:25 PM - 7:00 PM

Open

Seats Available

Fall Flex Start 2019

CFS176 Child Development 3 Credits
Study of the science of human development from conception through adolescence. Includes observation skills, parent and adult roles in the lives of children, and contemporary issues. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Social & Behavioral Sciences [SB] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
24616
Dobson Campus
Lecture
09/05/2019 - 12/13/2019
Th
4:25 PM - 7:00 PM

Open

2 of 24
Seats Available

ECH298AA Special Projects 1 Credits
Organized and tailored around the interests and needs of the individual student. Structured to provide an atmosphere of individualized research and study paralleled by professional expertise and guidance. Professional-type facilities and equipment available for student use. Allows the best aspects of independent study and individualized learning to be combined to maximize student development.
Prerequisites: Permission of Program Director or Instructor.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
39996
Dobson Campus
INST OFF
Lab
09/03/2019 - 12/13/2019

Open

4 of 5
Seats Available

Degrees & Awards

Degrees

Ph.D. Interdisciplinary Studies, Curriculum & Instruction, Early Childhood Education (Aug 2004)
College of Education, Arizona State University
Dissertation: Bubbling In: Standardized testing in second grade

M.Ed Elementary Education, specialization in Early Childhood Education (Dec 1997)
College of Education, Arizona State University
Thesis: Multicultural Education - The needs of children from diverse cultural backgrounds

B.A. Psychology, Economics & Sociology (May 1991)
Bangalore University, India

Awards

2010 Professor of the Year Mesa Chamber of Commerce
2009 Nominee: Employee Recognition Award Maricopa Community Colleges Foundation
February 2009 Employee of the Month Mesa Community College
2005 - 2006 Faculty Teaching Excellence Award College of Education, University of Houston
2005 - 2006 Faculty Development Initiative Program (FDIP) A Award Office of Academic Affairs, University of Houston
2004 Nominee: Student Centered Award Office of Student Affairs, Arizona State University
1997 Nominee & Runner Up: Outstanding Student Teacher College of Education, Arizona State University

Certificates

English as a Second Language Endorsement
Assessment & Supervision of Instruction Certification
Certified "Collaborative Literacy Intervention Project" (CLIP) Specialist
Arizona Standard Elementary Teaching Certification
Arizona Substitute Certification

 

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