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Dittika Gupta

Email Addresses
dittika.gupta@mwsu.edu
My Websites

Curriculum and Learning
Assistant Professor

Office Location
Ferguson Hall 108
Phone
Voice: (940) 397-4269
  Semester Course # Section Course Name Location Days / Times
Details Spring 2017 EDUC 4043 Teaching Math Methods Off-Campus
Details Spring 2017 EDUC 4043 Teaching Math Methods Off-Campus
Details Spring 2017 EDUC 2013 School and Society Ferguson Hall 303
Details Spring 2017 EDUC 2013 X-20 School and Society
Details Spring 2017 EDUC 2013 X-20 School and Society
Details Fall 2016 EDUC 4043 Teaching Math Methods Off-Campus
Details Fall 2016 EDUC 2013 180 School and Society Prothro-Yeager Hall 203
Details Fall 2016 EDUC 2013 X-10 School and Society
Details Fall 2016 EDUC 2013 102 School and Society Ferguson Hall 202

Fall 2014, FE 202, Monday-Wednesday 1:00-2:20pm

Details Fall 2015 EDUC 4253 101 Internship II Off-Campus
Details Fall 2015 EDUC 4043 101 Teaching Math in Elementary Schools Off-Campus

Monday

Off- Campus

Washington-Jackson Elementary School

Details Fall 2015 EDUC 2013 103 School and Society Ferguson Hall 202

Fall 2014, FE 202, Monday-Wednesday 1:00-2:20pm

Details Summer I 2015 EDUC 5223 M31 Planning for Teaching Ferguson Hall 300
Details Summer I 2015 EDUC 4033 M31 Teaching Math in Elementary Schools Off-Campus

Monday

Off- Campus

Washington-Jackson Elementary School

Details Spring 2015 EDUC 4043 201 Teaching Math in Elementary Schools Off-Campus

Monday

Off- Campus

Washington-Jackson Elementary School

Details Spring 2015 EDUC 3163 201 Classroom Management Off-Campus

Monday

Off-Campus

Washington-Jackson Elementary School

Details Spring 2015 EDUC 2013 202 School and Society Ferguson Hall 202

Fall 2014, FE 202, Monday-Wednesday 1:00-2:20pm

Details Fall 2014 EDUC 4202 101 Teaching Math in Elementary Schools Off-Campus

Monday

Off- Campus

Washington-Jackson Elementary School

Details Fall 2014 EDUC 3162 101 Classroom Management Off-Campus

Monday

Off-Campus

Washington-Jackson Elementary School

Details Fall 2014 EDUC 2013 170 School and Society Ferguson Hall 202

Fall 2014, FE 202, Monday-Wednesday 1:00-2:20pm

Details Fall 2014 EDUC 2013 180 School and Society Dillard College of Business Administration 175

Fall 2014, DB 175, Tuesday 4:30- 7:20pm

Institution Degree Graduation Date
Delhi University, Delhi, India Bachelor of Science 2002-6-25 0:0:0
Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, India Master of Science 2004-5-24 0:0:0
Indraprashtha University, New Delhi, India Bachelor of Education 2006-6-15 0:0:0
Baylor University Master of Science of Education 2009-5-25 0:0:0
Baylor University Ph.D. in Curriculum and Teaching 2014-8-17 0:0:0
Institution Position Start Date End Date
Waco Independent School District High School Mathematics Teacher 2008 2013
Baylor University Adjunct Instructor 2013 2013

Publications

Gupta, D. & Wilkerson, T. (2015). Teaching and Learning of Fractions in Elementary Schools: Let the Dialogue Begin!!! Curriculum and Teaching Dialogue, 17(1), 27-44

 Wilkerson, T; Cooper, S; Gupta, D; Montgomery, M; Mechell, S; Arterbury, K. Moore, S.; Baker, B. R., & Sharp, P. T. (2015). An Investigation of Fraction Models in Early Elementary Grades: A Mixed Methods Approach. Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 29(1), 1-25, DOI: 10.1080/02568543.2014.94502

 

Conference Proceedings (Refereed)

 Gupta, D., Soto, M., Dick, L., Broderick, S., & Appelgate, M. (June, 2016). Noticing and Deciding the “Next Steps” for Teaching: A Cross-University Study with Elementary Pre-Service Teachers. 13th International Congress on Mathematical Education, Hamburg, 24-31 July 2016

 Gupta, D., Bussue, N., & Whitwood, M. (November, 2016). Integrating Children’s Literature in Math: Fostering Pre-service Teachers’ Understanding and Connections. Poster Proceedings of the 38th annual meeting of the North American Chapter of International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education.

Appelgate, M., Gupta, D., Soto, M., Dick, L., & Broderick, S. (November, 2016). Elementary Mathematics Teacher Educators’ Learning through Lesson Study: A Cross-Institutional Study. Research brief in the Proceedings of the 38th annual meeting of the North American Chapter of International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education. 

 Wilkerson, T. L., Gupta, D., & Kerschen, K. (November, 2016). Building Conceptual Understanding of Fractions through a Six-Week Intervention in Early Elementary. Poster Proceedings of the 38th annual meeting of the North American Chapter of International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education.

 

Book Chapters

Gupta, D., & Cobb, S. (In Press) Movement in the Math Classroom. Integrating Movement INTO Content Areas. Miller , S. & Lindt, S. (Eds.). Sage Publications

 Gupta, D., Cobb, S., Butler, S. & Brady, M. (In Press) Lesson Plans for Movement in the Mathematics Classroom. Integrating Movement INTO Content Areas. Miller , S. & Lindt, S. (Eds.). Sage Publications

Professional Presentations

International

Broderick, S., Dick, L. Gupta, D., Appelgate, M. & Soto, M. (November, 2016). A Cross-Institutional Study of Pre-Service Teachers’ Deciding “Next Steps” through Noticing Children’s Mathematical Thinking. Presented at PME-NA (North American chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education), Tucson, AZ

 

National

 Gupta, D. & Corp, A. (March, 2017). Integrating Children’s Literature: Fostering Understandings and Connections.  Presented at Research Council of Mathematics Learning, Dallas, TX.

 Curry, D. L., Reeves, E., McIntyre, C. & Gupta, D. (March, 2017). Taking Sheltered Instruction Digital: A Review of Classroom Technologies that Support ELL Students. Presented at Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education (SITE), Austin, TX.

Gupta, D. (June, 2015) Activities, Activities, Activities….Oh Wow! To be Presented at Conference for Advancement of Mathematics Teaching, Houston, TX.

  Wilkerson, T., Gupta, D., & Thornhill, A. (April, 2014). Making Mathematics a Habit. Presented at the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Annual meeting, New Orleans, LA.  

  Wilkerson, T.; Rogers, R.; Bryan, T.; Johns, B.; Gupta, D.; Nelson, P.; Haugh, S.J., & Holden, D. (November, 2013). GEARing UP for Success through Integrating Mathematics and Science. Presented at School Science and Mathematics Association, San Antonio, TX.

  Gupta, D. & Wilkerson, T. (November, 2013). Understanding Fractions is Possible: Looking at Cases from a Longitudinal Study. Presented at School Science and Mathematics Association, San Antonio, TX.

  Corp, A; Gupta, D; Wilkerson, T. (November, 2013). Preservice Teachers’ Learning about Teaching Fractions. Presented at School Science and Mathematics Association, San Antonio, TX.

  Gupta, D (November, 2013). Making Algebra Exciting!!! Presented at School Science and Mathematics Association, San Antonio, TX.

  Gupta, D. & Wilkerson, T. (July, 2012) Mathematical Immersion for Facilitating Development of Mathematical Habits of Mind. Presented at Conference for Advancement of Mathematics Teaching, AMTE-TX Strand at Houston, TX.

  Gupta, D. (July, 2012) Patterns, Patterns Everywhere: Exploring Pascal’s Triangle. Presented at Conference for Advancement of Mathematics Teaching, Houston, TX.

  Gupta, D.; Wilkerson, T.; Cooper, S., & Meyer, R. (February, 2012). Reflective Teaching Practices: Facilitating Research for Teaching. Presented at The Association of Teachers’ Educators, San Antonio, TX.

  Wilkerson, T.; Gupta, D.; Sharp, P., & Baker, B. R. (February, 2012). University K-12 School Partnerships: Informing Program development in Teacher Education. Presented at The Association of Teachers’ Educators, San Antonio, TX.

  Gupta, D.; Conaway, B. J.; Dixon, E.; Zandstra, A.; Henry, A.; Nelson, P.; Ray, B. Tang, A., & Trumble, J. (February, 2012). Anchoring the Doctoral Candidates: Supporting the Transition from student to Professional. Presented at The Association of Teachers’ Educators, San Antonio, TX.

  Gupta, D; Purdum-Cassidy, B. A.; Meyer, R.; & Cooper, S. (February, 2011). Breaking the Silence: Pre-Service Teachers' Attitudes Towards Action Research. Presented at The Association of Teachers’ Educators, Orlando, FL.

  Gupta, D. (November, 2011). An Examination of Teaching Models: Exploring Elementary Students’ Fractional Understanding. Presented at School Science and Mathematics Association, Colorado Springs, CO.

  Cooper, S., Gupta, D. & Mechell, S. (November, 2008). Discrete or Continuous: Fraction Models for Young Students. Presented at School Science and Mathematics Association Annual Convention, Raleigh, NC.

 

 State and Regional

Rutherford, E. & Gupta, D. (February, 2017) Learning to Use Students’ Mathematical Thinking: Preservice Teachers’ Noticing. Presented at Southwest Educational Research Association, San Antonio, TX.

 Gupta, D. & Lindt, S. (February, 2017). Impact of Informal Experiences: Changes in Perceived Self-efficacy of Mathematics for Middle Schoolers.  Presented at Southwest Educational Research Association, San Antonio, TX

Gupta, D. & Rutherford, E. (February, 2016). Pre-service Teachers’ Noticing of Struggling Students’ Mathematical Thinking. Presented at Southwest Educational Research Association, New Orleans, LA.

 Lindt. S. & Gupta, D. (February, 2016). Mathematics Teaching Self-efficacy Beliefs: The Influence of Facilitating a Week-Long Summer Camp for College Students.  Presented at Southwest Educational Research Association, New Orleans, LA.

 Gupta, D., Eddy, C., Wilkerson, T. L., Sorto, A. & William, J. (February, 2016). Refining and Validating of Algebra Teacher Self-Efficacy Instrument.  Presented at Southwest Educational Research Association, New Orleans, LA.

 Bussue, N., Whitwood, M. & Gupta, D. (February, 2016). Integrating Children’s Literature in Elementary Math Methods: Fostering Understandings and Connections.  Presented at Southwest Educational Research Association, New Orleans, LA.

 Gupta, D. (June, 2015). Making Math Exciting. Presented at Texoma Regional Math/Science Conference, Wichita Falls, TX.

 Gupta, D. & BerryHill, L. (June, 2015). A “Byte” at Technology: Engaging Today’s Students. Presented at Texoma Regional Math/Science Conference, Wichita Falls, TX.

 Gupta, D. & Hutson, T. (January, 2015). Improving Efficacy and Outcomes in Math and Science: providing Enrichment STEM Experiences in elementary Pre-Service Method Courses. Presented at Southwest Educational Research Association, San Antonio, TX.

  Gupta, D., Wilkerson, T., & Cooper, S. (November, 2014). Pieces and Parts! A Longitudinal View of Early Fractional Understanding. Presented at National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Regional Conference and Exposition, Houston, TX.

  Gupta, D. & Hutson, T. (November, 2014). Linking Reading and Math: It’s Possible!!! Presented at MSU TAIR Conference, Wichita Falls, TX.

  Hutson, T. & Gupta, D. (November, 2014). Next Time You See a Sunset. Presented at MSU TAIR Conference, Wichita Falls, TX.

  Gupta, D. & Wilkerson, T. (October, 2012). Hooking Students on Algebra: Activities that Make it Fun. Presented at the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Regional Conference and Exposition, Dallas, TX.

  Wilkerson, T. & Gupta, D. (October, 2012). Making Mathematics a Habit. Presented at the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Regional Conference and Exposition, Dallas, TX.

 Wilkerson, T. & Gupta, D. (February, 2011). An Examination of Fractional Understanding in Second Graders: A Mixed Methods Approach. Presented at Southwest Educational Research Association, San Antonio, TX.

  Gupta, D. (February, 2010). Be a Magician or a Giant: Similarity and Proportions. Presented at Central Texas Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Waco, TX.  

  Gupta, D. & Montgomery, M. (October, 2008). Exploring Pascal’s Triangle in the Classroom. Presented at National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Regional Conference and Exposition, Oklahoma, TX.

 

 Invited Presentations

Gupta, D. (June, 2016). Let’s Get Savvy! Nailing Technology. Presented at Texoma Regional Math/Science Conference, Wichita Falls, TX.

 Hutson, T. & Gupta, D (November, 2015). Mirror, Mirror: Delivering Effective Interdisciplinary Lessons to Grades K-5. Presented at TAIR Conference, Wichita Falls, TX.

 Gupta, D. (October, 2015). Early Elementary Students’ Fractional Understanding: Examination of Cases from a Multi-Year Longitudinal Study. Presented at School Science and Mathematics Association, Oklahoma City, OK.

 Gupta, D. (February, 2015). Activities, Activities, Activities…Oh My! Presented at Conference on the Teaching of Mathematics, Sam Houston University, Huntsville, TX.

 Wilkerson, T., Rogers, R., Bryan, T., Johns, B., Gupta, D., Nelson, P., Haugh, S. J., & Holden, D. (October 2013). GEARing UP for Success through Integrating Mathematics and Science (SSMA Award for Excellence in Integrating Science), San Antonio, TX

 

Poster Presentations

Gupta, D., Bussue, N., & Whitwood, M. (November, 2016). Integrating Children’s Literature in Math: Fostering Pre-service Teachers’ Understanding and Connections. To be presented at PME-NA (North American chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education), Tucson, AZ.

 Wilkerson, T. L., Gupta, D., & Kerschen, K. (November, 2016). Building Conceptual Understanding of Fractions through a Six-Week Intervention in Early Elementary. To be presented at PME-NA (North American chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education), Tucson, AZ

 

 

 

Grants

2015-2016       Principal Director for Summer Math Camp (Project MUSTANG), $5,521.00, West Foundation of Education.

2014-2015       Co-Investigator for Mirror, Mirror, $500, Dorothy Kendall Bracken Award for Special projects.

2014- 2015      Principal Investigator for Why STEAM is HOT: Integrating Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics (STEAM) for Higher-Order Thinking (HOT) Skills, $3298, Midwestern State University Internal Research Grant.

2010-2013       Travel Grant, Curriculum and Instruction Department (each semester)

2009-2010       Data Analyst for Action Research and Its Impact on PDS Partnerships, $7460, Baylor University

Research Projects

Summer 2015   Co-investigator, Self-efficacy of Middle School Math Learning for pre-service and middle school students

Spring 2015    EURECA (Enhancing Undergraduate Research Endeavors and Creative Activities) project on Movement Integration for Classroom Teachers (Mathematics Chapter of a book) with an undergraduate student.

Spring 2015    EURECA project, Integrating Reading in Elementary Mathematics Classroom, with another faculty member and two undergraduate students.

2013-Present   Member and Data Analyst, Algebra Efficacy Research Group

Research Collaborations

  • Member of team (with San Diego State University, Iowa State University, Bucknell University and Keene State University) research project on Pre-service Noticing of Children’s Mathematical Thinking and Lesson Study, 2015-Present
  • Member of team (with Baylor University, Texas Women’s College, Texas Christian University, Texas Wesleyan University, Tarrant County College, Texas State University-San Marcos, Sam Houston University, and University of North Texas) developing an instrument for measuring teachers’ self-efficacy of teaching Algebra, 2014-Present

Undergraduate Research

  • EURECA (Enhancing Undergraduate Research Endeavors and Creative Activities) project on The Effect of STEM and STEAM Units on Pre-Service Teachers with two undergraduate students (Fall 2016).
  • EURECA (Enhancing Undergraduate Research Endeavors and Creative Activities) project on Integrating Children’s Literature in Elementary Math Methods: Fostering Understandings and Connections with two undergraduate students (Fall 2015 and Spring 2016).
  • EURECA project on Movement Integration for Classroom Teachers (Mathematics Chapter of a book) with an undergraduate student (Spring 2014).
  • EURECA project, Integrating Reading in Elementary Mathematics Classroom, with another faculty member and an undergraduate student (Spring 2014).