Dr. Tanzeem Ali

Dr. Tanzeem Ali
Dr. Tanzeem Ali
Tanzeem Ali Dr. Tanzeem Ali
Assistant Professor
office. Swenson Hall 2059
University of Wisconsin-Superior

About

In her spare time Tanzeem likes gardening, meditating and spending time with friends and family.

Professional Background

Dr. Tanzeem Ali preferred pronouns (She, Her, Hers) is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Education with the undergraduate Elementary Education programs. She teaches Science Education courses for Elementary, Middle School and Broad Field Science, Teacher Education courses and Senior Project course for Interdisciplinary Studies. She serves as the Liaison between Natural Science Department and Department of Education. Her service involvement with department, program and university committees and Councils include: Educator Preparation Program (EPP), Student Teaching Appeals Committee, and serving as chair to Teacher Education Scholarship Committee. She is also a council member and Secretary of the Academic Program Review Council APRC, for the period of 2019-2022. She serves as advisor to the Sustainability Club at UW-Superior for the year 2020-2021. 

She serves as technical reviewer for Ignite applied research grant of the WiSys for the University of Wisconsin System.

Professional Organizations

Tanzeem's state wide and nation-wide professional organization membership includes Wisconsin Society of Science Teachers (WSST), Teacher Education Network for Environmental Education (TENFEE), Wisconsin Association for Environmental Education (WAEE) and National Science Teacher Association (NSTA). Conference Planning Committee Member of Wisconsin Society of Science Teachers WSST 2020*, Elementary Education Science Committee member (WSST) and Higher Education Science Committee member (WSST).

Education and Teaching background

Her educational and teaching background is eclectic. She has B.Sc. in environmental management and Economics; M.Sc. in Natural Resource Management & Policy and PhD. in Curriculum and Instruction with focus in Science Education. Her teaching and research experience of 15 years spans from developing nations in Asia to Mid-Western Universities in North America. Summary of her research work is available in her LinkedIn profile. Her K-12 teaching experiences are at Private Schools preparing students for General Certificate of Examination by EdExcel following British Curriculum. She has taught English Language (Creative Writing classes) in (I - IX) (ages 7 to 15years); Physics, Chemistry and Biology in grades VII and VIII (ages 13-14years); Chemistry and Creative writing in grades IX and X (ages 15-16years). She also provided supplementary private instruction for grades VI and XII (ages 12-18years) in mixed content areas (Geography, History, Creative writing, Biology, Chemistry and Physics. Her teaching experience at Institutes of Higher Education includes Science Seminars in Physical Science and Earth and Space Science in the College of Education, University of Wyoming 2009 to 2011 and Science Methods for Elementary, Middle School, Secondary and Broad Field Science, Teacher Education and Interdisciplinary Studies Courses at University of Wisconsin-Superior.

Recent Scholarship of Teaching and Learning activities include:

Ali, T. (2020). Environmental Literacy and Sustainability based activities published through DPI WISELearn (Accessible online) *July-August 2020.

Ali, T., and Graetz, R. (2020). “The Action! Cut! It’s a Wrap! Using video in CANVAS for Student Engagement.” Virtual Presentation for UW-System Virtual Showcase Learning Technology Development Council (LTDC) originally scheduled April 2020 rescheduled to June 2020.

Ali, T. (2020). “Embracing, Nurturing a Culture of Curiosity and Growth in the Context of Teaching and Learning”. Proposal accepted for session presentation for Annual Conference of UW-System Office of Professional and Instructional Development (OPID) April 16-17, 2020*. (Rescheduled to Spring 2021 due to COVID-19 Pandemic.

Ali, T. (2020). “Self-reflections on Teaching & Learning Experiences in Science Education” CETL-SOTL project at the University of Wisconsin-Superior. Wednesday, March 11, 2020.

Ali, T. (2020). "Session Presentation by Dr. Tanzeem Ali" at the Digital Innovations Symposium 1.3 “Leveraging Digital media in Canvas” Using In-Canvas Lecture Capture Tools. Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Ali, T., Franzen, R., & Simmons, B. (2019). “NAAEE Community Guidelines Workshop Share Out”. Presentation in the Ignite Session on Creating Strong EE programs and centers Track at the WAEE Annual Conference at Union South, Madison, WI. November 16, 2019.

Ali, T. (2019). “Student Engagement in Science Education Courses: A Reflection”.

Virtual Presentation for UW-System Virtual Showcase Learning Technology Development Council (LTDC) April 2019. 

Ali, T. (2019). “Considering, Practicing and Reflecting on Mindfulness, SEL and the Growth Mindset". Session Presentation at the Office of Professional and Instructional Development (OPID) Conference April 2019. 

Ali, T. & Zbacnik, A. (2019). “Sensory instructional supports in science interest areas of individuals with ASD The General and Special Educator Perspective”.Session presentation at Science Snapshot at the Wisconsin Society of Science Teachers Annual Conference,  at Monona Terrace, Madison, Wisconsin, March 7-9, 2019.

Ali, T. and Franzen, R. (2019). “Making sense of Environmental Literacy Standards and Wisconsin Science Standards with winter friendly activities”. Session presentation on Learning from the Land at the WAEE Winter Workshop at Treehaven, Tomahawk, Wisconsin January 19, 2019.

Her community involvement activities include her service to the  Diversity Leadership Team at the Northern Lights Elementary School 2013-2018 and as a parent volunteer for field trips 2018 onwards. She is a parent volunteer and team manager for Destination Imagination at Marshall School, Duluth for after school programs. She led the Destination Imagination (DI) Elementary Team to becoming Regional Champions in Spring 2020 in their team’s first year with DI.

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UW-Superior Schedule of Classes for Ali, Tanzeem I
Fall Semester 2020

For up to date information on all schedules, please refer to the class search page in the E-Hive.

Note: the Class Schedule information below reflects data as of September 20, 2020 11:45 AM.

Class Section Identifier Key

Fall Semester 2020
Class Nbr.Catalog Nbr.Course Title/Course TopicsClass Sect.CreditsBldg.RoomDaysTimeSeats Open
NSED - Natural Sciences Education
1724NSED 321Tch Elem/Middle School Science
View Books for this Class
09/02/2020 - 12/15/2020
This course will be taught online with at least one real-time virtual class meeting per week at the date/time scheduled for the course. Full details on the course meetings will be provided by the instructor. On-campus tuition rates apply, and credits are within the 12-18 credit tuition plateau for Fall 2020 online/alternative delivery of courses.
001 3.00  Online  MWF 2:00PM- 2:50PM 7 of 24 open
Wait List:
15 of 15
  
09/02/2020 - 12/15/2020
This course will be taught online with at least one real-time virtual class meeting per week at the date/time scheduled for the course. Full details on the course meetings will be provided by the instructor. On-campus tuition rates apply, and credits are within the 12-18 credit tuition plateau for Fall 2020 online/alternative delivery of courses.
1725NSED 321Tch Elem/Middle School Science
View Books for this Class
This class is open to both DL and on campus students. Tuition is not part of the plateau; online fees apply. In addition this class has an online technology administration fee of $60. For tuition and fee schedules see www.uwsuper.edu/bursar
This class is closed for enrollment. Wait List Seats Open: 15 of 15
E1 3.00  Online    0 of 20 open
Wait List:
15 of 15
  
This class is open to both DL and on campus students. Tuition is not part of the plateau; online fees apply. In addition this class has an online technology administration fee of $60. For tuition and fee schedules see www.uwsuper.edu/bursar
This class is closed for enrollment. Wait List Seats Open: 15 of 15
1726NSED 321Tch Elem/Middle School Science
View Books for this Class
This class is open to both DL and on campus students. Tuition is not part of the plateau; online fees apply. In addition this class has an online technology administration fee of $60. For tuition and fee schedules see www.uwsuper.edu/bursar
E1A 3.00  Online    3 of 20 open
Wait List:
15 of 15
  
This class is open to both DL and on campus students. Tuition is not part of the plateau; online fees apply. In addition this class has an online technology administration fee of $60. For tuition and fee schedules see www.uwsuper.edu/bursar
2175NSED 321Tch Elem/Middle School Science
View Books for this Class
This class is open to both DL and on campus students. Tuition is not part of the plateau; online fees apply. In addition this class has an online technology administration fee of $60. For tuition and fee schedules see www.uwsuper.edu/bursar
E1B 3.00  Online    6 of 20 open
Wait List:
15 of 15
  
This class is open to both DL and on campus students. Tuition is not part of the plateau; online fees apply. In addition this class has an online technology administration fee of $60. For tuition and fee schedules see www.uwsuper.edu/bursar