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Sumreen Asim Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Elementary Science and Technology

Life Sciences 247
Phone: (812) 941-2146


Dr. Sumreen Asim is a COFFEE enthusiast. Currently teaches STEM courses to both undergraduate and graduate students at Indiana University Southeast. Over the last two decades she has focused her work to share, love and grow with fellow educators. She enjoys helping others implement inquiry-based instructional approaches.  Her research interests are in collaborative efforts STEM education, culturally-responsive teaching, and educational technology. Her current focus is on augmented reality and its use in science methods coursework. She always loves to share a good laugh with others to leave them smiling! Dr. Asim has presented her work at regional, national and international conferences including HASTI, KySTE, NSTA, AERA, ASTE, NARST, SITE and ISTE.

Academic Background

  • Doctorate

    • University of North Texas, Denton, USA
    • Doctor of Philosophy, Major in Curriculum and Instruction, Minor in Educational Technology
  • Masters

    • Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, USA
    • Science and Environmental Education
  • Masters

    • Southampton College, Southamapton, USA
    • Elementary Education

Professional Interests


Science Education

Informal Science Education

Educational Technology

Culturally-Responsive Professional Development


My research interests involve contributing to a coherent body of research on K-12 teachers’ knowledge of informal science education, culturally-responsive education, and educational technology.


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  • Reading