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About Chih-Che Tai

Positions

Present Associate Professor, East Tennessee State University Curriculum and Instruction, Clemmer College
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Curriculum Vitae




Grants

2017 - 2018 Science LIteraCy in Education through Project-Based Learning (SLICEPBL)
Tennessee Department of Education
Math Science Partnership Grant Program
Role: Principal Investigator
Colleague(s): (PI) Steve Starnes, Karin Keith; (Co-PI) Reba Bailey, Wayland Seaton, Renee Moran, Laura Robertson, Huili Hong
$460,000
2017 Integrating Secondary School Science, Math, Technology and Literacy for STEM Prosperity
Tennessee Higher Education Commission
Improving Teacher Quality Grant Program
Role: Principal Investigator
Colleague(s): (Co-PI) Reza Mohseni and Scott Honeycutt
$75,000
2017 Science LIteraCy in Education (SLICE)-Additional Funding
Tennessee Department of Education
Math Science Partnership Grant Program
Role: Principal Investigator
Colleague(s): (PI) Steve Starnes, Karin Keith; (Co-PI) Reba Bailey, Wayland Seaton, Renee Moran.
$120,000
2016 - 2017 Science LIteraCy in Education (SLICE)
Tennessee Department of Education
Math Science Partnership Grant Program
Colleague(s): (PI) Steve Starnes, Karin Keith; (Co-PI) Reba Bailey, Wayland Seaton, Renee Moran
$445,284
2016 Integrating Science Learning with Literacy Using Informational and Fictional Texts in Grades 6-12- Additional Funding
Tennessee Department of Education
Math Science Partnership Grant Program
Role: Principal Investigator
Colleague(s): (PI) Steve Starne; (Co-PI) Wayland Seaton, Reba Bailey, Karin Keith
$200,000
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Professional Service and Affiliations

2010 - Present Member, Tennessee Science Teachers Association
2009 - Present Member, National Science Teachers Association
2008 - Present Member, National Association for Research in Science Education
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Honors and Awards

  • 2014 - The Race to the Top STEM PD Grant “Reaching for Excellence in Elementary School Science through Inquiry, Standards, Problem-based Learning” (Aug. 2011- Dec. 2012) was recognized as one of best practice models for the state of Tennessee
  • 2014-2015 - East Tennessee State University Clemmer College of Education Diversity Award
  • 2015-2016 - East Tennessee State University Clemmer College of Education Collaboration Award
  • 2017-2018 - East Tennessee State University Clemmer College of Education Research Award

Courses

  • SCED 4957/5957 - Green Revolution- Challenges and Opportunities
  • SCED 3310 - STEM Content for the Elementary School Teacher
  • MEDA 3570 - Education Technology
  • SCED 4321 - Exploring and Discovery in Science
  • SCED 5417 - Teaching Secondary Science
  • SCED 4417 - Teaching Secondary Science
  • SCED 4020 - Wildlife Conservation

Education

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2009 PhD, Science Education, Columbia University
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2006 PhM, Science Education, Columbia University
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1997 MS, Chemistry, National Taiwan University
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1992 BS, Chemistry, National Taiwan University
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Contact Information

PO Box 70301
Johnson City, TN 37614

Office: 509-B Warf-Pickel Hall
Phone: 423-439-7591


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Journal Publications (4)

Book Chapters (2)

Edited Books (1)

Conference Presentations (45)