Our Faculty

Shobana Musti

Associate Professor

School of Education

School of Education Westchester

Location
  • @Pleasantville
    Buchsbaum House

Education


PhD , The Ohio State University , Columbus , 2005
Special Education and Applied Behavior Analysis

MA , University of Illinois at Urbana , Champaign, Champaign , 2000
Special Education

Post Graduate Diploma , The Spastics Society of India , Chennai , 1998
Special Education

BS , Stella Maris College , Chennai , 1997
Zoology

Awards and Honors

  • Research Committee of the Council for Exceptional Children, 2015 - Must Read Award
  • College of Education, The Ohio State University, 2004 - Recipient of the Cooper/ Siedentop Scholarship
  • College of Education, The Ohio State University, 2003 - Charles Birkenshaw Mendenhall Memorial Scholarship
  • The Ohio State University, 2003 - Recipient of Thomas and Evelyn Stephens Scholarship in Special Education
  • College of Education, The Ohio State University, 2002 - Charles Birkenshaw Mendenhall Memorial Scholarship
  • Spastics Society of India, 1998 - Overall Proficiency for the class
  • the Spastics Society of India, 1998 - Proficiency in Teaching

LICENSURES & CERTIFICATES

  • - State of Ohio Licensure for Intervention Specialist – Mild/ Moderate Disabilities
  • State of Ohio , - Certificate to teach in Non-Tax Supported Schools
  • State of Ohio , - Long-term Substitute License
  • State of Ohio, - Intervention Specialist – Mild/ Moderate Disabilities
    License Number: OH1-28-6057

Publications


Musti, S. Computer-based strategies to improve reading skills. Computer Based Technology for Special and Multicultural Education: Enhancing 21st Century Learning. .

Musti, S. (2017). Culturally responsive literacy instruction for students with special needs: Implications for best practice.. .

Musti, S. (2017). Introduction to special issue: Integrating technology within classroom practices. Intervention in School and Clinic. Vol 52 (Issue 3)

Musti, S. (2017). Using video modeling and mobile technology to teach social skills. Intervention in School and Clinic. Vol 52 (Issue 3)

Musti, S., Haydon, T. & Alter, P. (2016, December). Comparing choral responding and a mnemonic strategy during geography lessons for students with mild to moderate disabilities..

Musti, S. (2016). Inclusion in high-achieving Singapore: Challenges of building an inclusive society in policy and practice. Global Education Review.

Musti, S., Hawkins, R. O., Marsicano, R., Schmitt, A. J. & McCallum, E. (2015). Comparing the efficiency of repeated reading and listening-while-reading to improve fluency and comprehension..

Musti, S. & Plati, E. (2015). Comparing two classwide interventions: Implications of using technology for increasing multiplication fact fluency..

Musti, S. & Gibson, L. (2015). Providing supportive contexts for young children's language to develop their ideas and opinions.. , pages 51-65.

Musti, S., Lynch, T. L. & Plati, E. (2015). Training for fluency and generalization of math facts using technology..

Musti, S., Lo, Y. & Plati, E. (2015). Using an iPad® app to improve sight-word reading fluency for at-risk first-grade students..

Musti, S. & Gibson, L. (2015). Using technolgoy to enhance supervisors' feedback during the student teaching experience..

PRESENTATIONS


Musti, S. (2017, November). International Urban Education Conference. Social skills instruction for adolescent urban learners: An intervention with culturally responsive and technological dimensions. San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Musti, S. (2017, April). Annual Convention and Expo. Filling the fluency gap: Using mobile technology for students with math difficulties. CEC, Boston, MA.

Musti, S. (2016). Professional Development Workshop. Recruiting and Supporting the 2016 Student Demographic: Success in College and Beyond. CLCU, New York

Musti, S. (2016, November). International Urban Education Conference. Social skills instruction for adolescent urban learners: An intervention with culturally responsive and technological dimensions. San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Musti, S. & Cartledge, C. (2015, October). Council for Learning Disabilities Annual Conference. Technology-based literacy instruction with culturally and linguistically diverse students.. Las Vegas, Nevada

Musti, S. (2015, October). Council for Learning Disabilities Annual Conference. Using mobile technology to increase math fact fluency in classrooms.. Las Vegas, Nevada

Grants, Sponsored Research and Contracts

Musti, S. & Lynch, T. Summer Thinkfinity Grant/Studying the Effects of Supplemental Math Instruction Delivered via the iPad on Third-grade Students' Computation and Problem-Solving Skills.
Pforzheimer Center for Faculty Development, Pace University $4,421.00 . Funded,

Musti, S. Dean's Research Grant/Using Mobile Technology and Education App to Increase Reading Performance and Active Engagement Time in Elementary-Aged Students.
Pace University $2,618.00 . Funded,

Musti, S., Tan, C., Khaw, J. & Brij, R. S. Office of Educational Research Grant/Teachers as Researchers: Using Evidence-Based Practice in the Singapore Classroom.
$85,618.00 . Funded,

Musti, S., Hawkins, R. & Barkley, E. College of Education, Criminal Justice, and Human Services Graduate Student Faculty Mentoring Research Grant/The effects of peer tutoring on reading fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension.
University of Cincinnati $750.00 . Funded,

Musti, S. & Kroeger, S. College of Education, Criminal Justice, and Human Services Graduate Student Faculty Mentoring Research Grant/The effects of peer tutoring on reading fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension/Improving Pedagogy in Higher Education: Incorporating Principles of Effective Instruction at the Postsecondary Level.
University of Cincinnati $650.00 . Funded,

Musti, S. & Bauer, A. Ohio Integrated Systems Model: SWO-SERRC Grant.
$200,000.00 . Funded,Co-coordinate with Barnett, Hawkins, and Kroeger on Outcome 5: A teacher work sample demonstrating RTI

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

  • Council for Exceptional Children/Division for Research 2006
  • Association for Behavior Analysis 2002
  • Council for Exceptional Children/Council for Children with Behavior Disorders 2002
  • International Association for Special Education 2008
  • Council for Exceptional Children/Division of Early Childhood Education 2005
  • American Educational Research Association 2002

UNIVERSITY SERVICE

  • Committee for Part-time Technical Support Person [Faculty Mentor]
  • Faculty Affairs Committee, School of Education (PLV Campus) [Chairperson]
  • Member of Search Committee for Director of School Partnerships
  • The Honors College, Pleasantville Campus. [Faculty Advisor]

PUBLIC SERVICE

  • Student Advising
    Desc: At the National Institute of Education, Singapore 2009 – present Leong Swee Ling Special Education Supervisor – Doctoral program At the University of Cincinnati 2006-2007 Christi Carnahan Special Education Member - Doctoral committee Maria Oddo School Psychology Member - Doctoral committee 2005-2006 Joselyn Magnan School Psychology Member - Doctoral committee Samantha Coulter Special Education Chair -Masters portfolio committee Paula Heise Special Education Chair - Masters portfolio committee Nancy Murphy Special Education Chair - Masters portfolio committee Julie Boles Special Education Chair - Masters portfolio committee Brandon Tankersley Special Education Chair - Masters portfolio committee Lisa Stanbery Special Education Chair - Masters Project
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