Comfort Ateh

Associate Professor

Contact Information:

cateh@providence.edu

401.865.2497

Harkins Hall 322

Education:

Ph.D. - Science Education, University of California

Ph.D. - Agronomy, University of Wisconsin

Brief Biography:

Worked as a(n) (1) Extension Agronomist in Cameroon, (2) Post doctoral fellow in UC Davis, (3) K-12 instructor in Sacramento, (4) Adjuct Prof in California State University, CA, (5) Assistant Prof, Providence College, (6) Associate Professor Providence College.

Area(s) of Expertise:

Classroom assessment as an integral part of instruction.

Teaching Philosophy:

Teaching with social justice in mind. Believing that every student can be successful in whatever they pursue. Giving my all towards student success through research that informs my practices. Staying current in my field of expertise and providing students every support I can towards a growth mindset that is crucial for their success.

Selected Presentations:

Ateh, C. American Educational Research Association annual conference (AERA). American Educational Research Association annual conference (AERA), Chicago, Il - "Personal and professional changes: Recognition of our authentic, multi-dimensional selves in academia" April, 2015

ATEH, C. National Science Teacher Education. National Middle Level Scholar Teacher Association (NMLSTA), Chicago, Il - "Share-a-thorn" March, 2015

ATEH, C. National Science Teacher Education (NSTA). National Science Teacher Education, Chicago, Il - "Lessons that create opportunities for students to develop proficiency in the 21st century standards" March, 2015

Sabia, N. Ateh, C. National Technology and Social Science Conference (NTSSC) . National Technology and Social Science Conference (NTSSC) , Las Vegas, Nevada - "A face-lift to teaching science based on the Next Generation Science Standard" March, 2015

DeGaray, E. Ateh, C. National Technology and Social Science Conference (NTSSC) . National Technology and Social Science Conference (NTSSC) , Las Vegas, Nevada - "A Pre-Service Teacher’s experience in implementing engineering practices in a high school physics class" March, 2015

Ateh, C. National Technology and Social Science Conference (NTSSC). National Technology and Social Science Conference (NTSSC), Las Vegas, Nevada - "Undergraduate students’ voices on becoming justice-oriented professionals" March, 2015

ATEH, C. , J. , R. Rhode Island Science Teachers Association (RISTA) . RISTA, Providence Rhode Island - "Getting the most from the Next Generation Science Standards through formative assessment" March, 2015

ATEH, C. American Association for Teaching and Curriculum (AATC). Providence College, Tampa, Florida - "An Exploratory Study of a “Fun” Activity in a Science Lesson. " October, 2014

ATEH, C. American Association for Teaching and Curriculum (AATC). Providence College, Tampa, Florida United States - "Dignity of the Calling: Teacher Educators Share the Beginnings of the Journeys." October, 2014

Ateh, C. New England Educational Research Organization (NERO). , West Dover, VT - "Paper: Lesson Plan in Anticipation for Formative Assessment" May, 2014

Ateh, C. National Technology and Social Science. , Las Vegas, NV - "Paper: Common Core Standards: A Tool to Enhance Pre-Service Teachers' Knowledge on Formative Assessment" April, 2014

ATEH, C. Rhode Island Science Teacher Association (RISTA). RISTA, Providence Rhode Island - "Activities on real world interconnections in science. " March, 2014

Ateh, C. Association for Science Teacher Education . Association for Science Teacher Education , Charleston, SC - "An Analysis of Pre-Service Science Teachers' Evolving Knowledge in Formative Assessment" January, 2013

Ateh, C. California Council on Teacher Education: Race, Student Engagement, and Schooling Practices. , San Jose, CA - "Poster: Closing the Theoretical-Practical Gap: Case of Preservice Teachers Engaged in Service Learning in an Urban Education Course" March, 2012

Ateh, C. American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America & Soil Science Society of America. , San Antonio, TX - "Paper: Transferring Underlying Principles of Effective Agronomic Reforms to Educational Reforms" October, 2011

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