About Dr. K.J. Varghese

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DR. VARGHEESE K.J
Associate Professor,
Christ College,
Irinjalakuda,
Thrissur. India
Kuruthukulangara House,
P.O. Pullazhi, Olarikkara,
Thrissur, Kerala – 680 012
Res. 0487-2360064,
Mob. 09349701551
vargheesekj@yahoo.com
drvargheesekj@yahoo.in

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

  • M.A. English, B. Ed. (Doing M.Ed. With IGNOU)
  • Ph. D. in English Language Teaching (ELT) through Information Communication Technology (ICT)
  • P.G. Diploma in Journalism
  • P.G. Diploma in English Language Teaching (ELT).

TEACHING EXPERIENCE : 23 years

  • Visiting Faculty of Regional Institute of English, South India, Bangalore
  • Visiting Faculty of State Institute of English, Thrissur
  • Advisor and Consultant of Digital Language Lab
  • Presented Classes on career guidance and MI at High School & Higher Secondary Level
  • Resource Person for Seminars on Technology Enhanced Language Teaching
  • Presented Papers at National and International Seminars and Workshops
  • Published papers in national and international journals
  • Course Designer of UGC Add on course in Communicative English, Christ College, Irinjalakuda
  • Kerala Coordinator of Guinness World Record event “Largest Computer Class in the World”
  • British Council trained BEC Coordinator of the College
  • Short listed for UGC research Award for Post Doctoral Fellowship

AREAS OF INTEREST

  • Use of Technology in English Language Teaching (ELT).
  • Use of Information Communication Technology(ICT) in English Education
  • Career Guidance, Teacher Training, MI and NLP
    (Secretary of English Language Teachers’ Association of India (ELTAI) Thrissur Chapter, Member of IndiaCALL )

Dr. K.J. Vargheese. M.A, B.Ed, Ph.D. (PGDJ, PGDELT) Dept. of English, Christ College, Irinjalakuda.

PUBLICATIONS

“Mobile Assisted Language Learning (MALL) in Indian Context” A paper published in the Refereed journal “Scholastic International Research Journal of Language and Literature”, Vol. 1, Issue 6, Published by Post Graduate and Research Department of English Ehiraj College for Women (Autonomous), Chennai, January 2015. ISBN 978-81-7966-273-1

“Multimedia: An Effective Tool for Horning the Language Skills” A paper published in the ll Vol. lst issue of Peer Reviewed journal “English Studies International Research Journal” published International Multidisciplinary Research Foundation. A P ISSN 2347-3479 2014

“Rationale for the Use of ICT in ELT and its Potentials” A paper published in the Journal of ELTIF, Vol. 2. April-June 2014. (ISSN 2230-7710)

“ICT Applied English Language Teaching” A paper published in the 1st Vol. 4th issue of ELT-Vistas Published by State Institute of English, Thrissur. ISSN 0975-8526 (Sept.2011).

“Teacher in the ICT Enabled classroom” – A paper published in the “Scholastic International Research Journal of Language and Literature”, Vol. 1, Issue 2, Published by Post Graduate and Research Department of English Ehiraj College for Women (Autonomous), Chennai, Sept. 2010.

“Impact of Electronic communication on Linguistic Revolution: A Break Through.” A paper published in the 1st Vol. 1st issue of ELT-Vistas Published by District Center for English, Thrissur. ISSN 0975-8526 (March 2009).

INTERNATIONAL PRESENTATIONS ABROAD

  • Invited talk on Teaching Writing Skills through Email Exchange Programme at the International Conference in Kathmandu, Nepal organised by NELTA of Nepal,17-19 Feb.2015.
  • Workshop on Digital Language Lab Software at the International Conference in Kathmandu, Nepal organised by NELTA of Nepal,17-19 Feb.2015.
  • Invited talk at Kathmandu University for Heads of Departments and senior faculties and students on ICT in ELT through Language Lab on 18 Feb.2015
  • Presented a paper on Teaching Written Communication Skills through E Forum Activities at the International ASIACALL Conference in Bangkok, Thailand organised by ASIACALL,7-9 Feb.2012.
  • Presented a paper on Teaching Written Communication Skills through E Forum Activities at the International ASIACALL Conference in Bangkok, Thailand organised by ASIACALL,7-9 Feb.2012.
  • Presented a paper on Language Teaching through ICT in a Multilingual Context at the International Conference in Kathmandu, Nepal organised by NELTA of Nepal,18-20 Feb.2011.
  • Presented a paper on Digital Language Lab at the International Conference in Pokhara, Nepal organised by NELTA of Nepal,21-23 Feb.2011.
  • Presented a Paper on Teaching of English as a Lingua Franca in the Multilingual Indian Context in the Fourth International Conference of English as a Lingua Franca (ELF4) held at the Hong Kong Institute of Education, Hong Kong on May 26-28, 2011.
  • Presented a paper on Teaching Written Communication Skills through E Forum Activities at the International ASIACALL Conference in Bangkok, Thailand organised by ASIACALL,7-9 Feb.2012.

Keynotes & Invited Talks (2014-2015)

  • Keynote Address at English Association Inauguration at St.Mary’s College,Thrissur on 13 Jan.2015.
  • Delivered a talk on ‘ELT-Methods and Approaches at Nirmala College, Muvattupuzha for PG students of near by colleges in March 2015.
  • Participated in Training the Trainers Workshop on ‘Internet Tools for ELT’ Organised by IATEFEL at Thoothukudi on13-14 March 2015.
  • Valedictory address at the International English Language Teachers Conference organized by State Institute of English Kerala in Thrissur on 30-31 July 2015
  • Chaired a session at the International English Language Teachers Conference organized by State Institute of English Kerala in Thrissur on #0-31 July 2015 External examiner for Ph.D. Viva Voce examination at Bharathiyar University, Coimbatore in July 2014.
  • Resource person for the Teacher Empowerment Programme for High School teachers of Ernakulam,Thrissur, Palakkad and Malappuram districts organised by State Institute of English, Thrissur on 19 Nov..2014
  • External Expert of Doctoral Committee at Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit on 22 July 2014.
  • External Examiner for Ph.D Viva Voce at Barathiyar University in july 2014
  • Chaired a session in UGC sponsored National Seminar ‘Other/Other: Discourses of Difference’ organized by Dept. of English,Carmel College,Mala on 30-31 Dec.2014
  • Chaired a session in UGC sponsored National Seminar ‘Malayalam Informatics’ organized by Dept. of Malayalam,Christ College,Irinjalakuda on 26-27 March.2015.
  • Resource person for Workshop on “Communication Skills through Language Lab” for college teachers of Goa at BITS Pilani Goa campus on 14 Jan.2014.
  • Keynote speaker at UGC Sponsored National Conference on Use of ICT in Developing Speaking Skills at SNM College, Maliankara on 29 Jan.2014.

Keynotes & Invited Talks (2013)

  • Quiz Master for Literary Quiz at ‘English Fest’ organized by State Institute of English,Thrissur on 23 Jan.2013
  • External Expert in the Doctoral Committee of Deparment of English at Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit, Kalady, March2013
  • Invited speaker at Global Conference at Eternal University and Akal Academy in Baru Sahib, Himachal Pradesh on 13 & 14 July 2013 on ICT in Education
  • Member of Academic Monitoring Committee of M.A. English with specialization in CALT at Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit,Kalady
  • Presented a paper on “Student and Teacher in the ICT Classroom” at the International ELTAI Conference in Chennai, organised by ELTAI,18-20 July 2013.
  • Invited speaker at AICTE Faculty development programme for Engineering College Teachers on 4th Octo.2013 on Language Lab.
  • Keynote speaker at UGC Sponsored International Conference on Language and Technology at Malabar Christian College, Calicut on 6&7 Dec.2013.

PAPER PRESENTATIONS & AS RESOURCE PERSON (2012)

  • Resource person for Career Guidance Seminar on “Development of Communication Skills throughICT for Employability ” for P.G Students of St.Joseph’s College,Irinjalakkuda on 24 Feb.2012 conducted by Career Guidance Cell of the College
  • Invited speaker for the paper “Impact of Electronic Media on Linguisic Revolution” at UGC sponsored National Seminar on ‘Modern Linguistics’ at Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit,kalady Kererala on 27-29 Feb.2012.
  • Resource person for national workshop on ‘ICTs for College Teachers’ for professors of universities and colleges organized by Christ University, Bangalore,at nodal center in Trivandrum on 17,18, May,2012
  • Resource person for a short term course on ‘English Proficiency through Language Lab’ for Engineering College Teachers Sponsored by Directorate of Technical Education ,Kerala on 09-14 July 2012.
  • External Expert in the Doctoral Committee of Deparment of English at Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit, Kalady, 29 ,June2012
  • Resource person for national workshop on ‘Competencies of Educational Leaders’ for Registrars, Deans and Principles of universities and colleges organized by Christ University,Bangalore,at nodal center in Trivandrum on 27,28, july,2012
  • Member of Syllabus Framing Committee of M.A. English with specialization in CALT at Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit,Kalady
  • Resource person for one day workshop on ‘ICT in ELT’ for Principles and senior teachers of ICSE and CBSE schools of Bangalore at Infantry Hotel, Bangalore on 21 September,2012
  • Delivered a live lecture class on ELT for the college students of Kerala at the Edusat Studio at GSC Campus,Thiruvanathapuram on 18 Octo.2012
  • Resource person for “ICT in English Education” for Higher Secondary teachers of Thrissur District for the Teacher Development Programme on 4th Jan.2012 conducted by Higher Secondary Directorate,kerala
  • Invited speaker for “ICT in English Education” for Higher Secondary teachers of Idukki District for the Teacher Development Programme on 23 Jan.2012 conducted by Higher Secondary Directorate,kerala
  • Resource person for “ICT in English Education” for Higher Secondary teachers of Palakkad District for the Teacher Development Programme on 30 Jan.2012 conducted by Higher Secondary Directorate,kerala
  • Invited speaker for “ICT in English Education” for Higher Secondary teachers of Malappuram District for the Teacher Development Programme on 1 Feb.2012 conducted by Higher Secondary Directorate,kerala

PAPER PRESENTATIONS & AS RESOURCE PERSON (2011)

  • Invited speaker for the theme paper “ELT through ICT” at National Seminar on ‘Language, Media and Nuances of Communication’ at Sree Vivekananda College, Kunnamkulam, on 21-22 Feb. 2011.
  • Invited speaker on Technology Enhanced Language Learning at seminar Organised by Higher Education Council of kerala at R Sankar Memorial SNDP College, Koyilandy, Kerala on 12 jan.2011
  • Presented a paper on Multimodal Language Teaching through ICT in UGC sponsored International Conference organised by St.Teresa’s college and London Metropolitan University on24-25 Jan.2011
  • Invited Speaker on ICT in ELT at UGC Sponsored National Seminar Conducted by St. Mary’s College, Sultan Bathery, Wayanad on 22-24 Sept.2011
  • Resource person for the U.G.C sponsored three day seminar on Modern Trends in Linguistics organized by St.Mary’s College, Sultan Bathery, Wayanad on 22-24 Sept.2011
  • Invited speaker for the theme paper “ICT in Education” at UGC sponsored National Seminar on ‘Digital Content Authoring’ at Mount Carmel College of Teacher Education, Kottayam, in Nov.16-18, 2011.
  • Resource person for one day workshop on ICT in ELT conducted for principals and teachers of CBSE Schools of Sahodaya Complex, Thiruvananthapuram on 19 Nov.2011
  • Resource person for one day workshop on ICT in ELT conducted for principals and teachers of CBSE Schools of Sahodaya Complex, Alappuzha on 26 Nov.2011
  • Resource person for the Training Programme in Communication Skills for High School teachers of Ernakulam,Thrissur, Palakkad and Malappuram districts organised by State Institute of English, at Thrissur on 13-15Oct.2011
  • Judge for English competitions at Sahodaya Complex CBSE Kaloltsov for CBSE schools organized at Chalakkudy on 17-19 Oct.2011

PAPER PRESENTATIONS & AS RESOURCE PERSON (2010)

  • Presented paper on “Mobile Learning” in International Seminar conducted by DCE and ELTAI in February in 2010, Thrissur.
  • “Technology in Education”- An extension lecture delivered at B.Ed. College, Muthakunam in February 2010.
  • Resource person for the topic “Writing Skills” in the Teacher orientation programme for teachers of Waynad District organized by Center Institute for Indian Languages, Mysore (March 2010).
  • English Language Teaching – Methods and approaches – An extension lecture delivered at Carmal College, Mala (March 2010).
  • Two day Teacher Empowerment Programme for teachers’ of Lords Academy, CBSE Higher Secondary School, Varantharappilly, Kerala
  • Presented a paper on ‘Teacher in the ICT class room’ at International Conference organized by ELTAI, in Chennai.
  • ‘Multimedia in English Education”- An extension Lecture delivered at SNM College, Maliankara, in connection with the Association Inauguration of department of English (August 2010).
  • A series of extension lectures at Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit, Kalady on “Language and Computers” delivered in October 2010.
  • Invited speaker for the topic “ICT in English Language Teaching” at UGC sponsored National Seminar at Malabar Christian College, Calicut, in Sept. 2010.
  • Delivered an extension lecture at District Center for English, Thrissur for High School Teachers of Thrissur and Palakkad District on Technology in English Language Education, Sept. 2010.
  • Presented a paper on ‘Digital Langauge Lab’ at National Seminar in Delhi conducted by English Language Teachers’ Association of India for Orell Language lab Technologies in October 2010.
  • Conducted Three Day Teacher Empowerment Programme for Teachers of Loyola College, Vettavalam, Tamil Nadu (November 2010.)
  • Resource person for Faculty Development Programme of Higher Secondary Teachers of Ernakulam District on the topic “ICT in Language Teaching” conducted by department of Higher Secondary Education, Kerala, December 2010.

PAPER PRESENTATIONS (2005-2009)

  • Impact of Electronic Communication on Linguistic Revolution – A Breakthrough presented at All India Seminar on English Education in a Bilingual context: Challenges and possibilities conducted by District Centre for English, Thrissur on 13th – 14th Feb. 2009.
  • Teaching Written Communication through E forums presented at International Seminar on “Managing Mixed Ability Classes” Organised by English Language Teachers Association of India from 7-9 August 2009.
  • Writing as Talking: Communication through E-Mail & E-Forums presented at National Seminar on Language Media & Communication at the University of Calicut on 7th – 8th Feb. 2008.
  • English Language Education in the Information Era presented at State level seminar on Emerging Trends in the Teaching & Learning of English on 24th Feb, 2008.
  • Information Communication Technology in English Language Education, introductory session presented at National Level Workshop on Application of Information Communication Technology in English Language Teaching at Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit, Kalady on 5th – 6th Jan. 2007.
  • Web Enhanced Language Teaching presented at 4th International Congress on English Grammar on the theme English in the Wake of Globalisation organized at PSNA College of Engineering and Technology , Dindigul from 8th – 12th Jan, 2007.
  • Language Teaching and Technology presented at 2nd International and 38th ELTAI Annual Conference at BSA Crescent Engineering College, Chennai on 9th & 10th Feb, 2007.
  • Technology Enhanced Language Learning (TELL), presented at National Seminar on Language Learning and Information Technology organized by Post Graduate Dept. of English, St. Thomas College Thrissur on 13th March 2006.
  • Web Based Language Learning – Blogging and Podcasting – presented at National Seminar on Indian English Teaching / Learning @ Cyberworld at Mar Athanasius College, Kothamangalam on 28th Oct. 2006.
  • Information Communication Revolution in English Language Education presented at UGC Sponsored seminar on Linguistic and English Language Teaching at S.N.M. College, Malinkara, Ernakulam on 22nd – 24th Nov 2006.
  • Impact of Internet on English Language Teaching, Presented at UGC sponsored national workshop on exploring the use of Information Communication Technologies (ICTs) in the teaching of English-Challenges and Opportunities at Mahatma Gandhi College, Thiruvananthapuram on 24th and 25th Nov 2005.
  • ICT in Teaching of English, presented at UGC sponsored national workshop on Re-Defining the Learning Process. New Methods in Teaching & Learning English Language and Literature at SN College, Nattika on 8-9 Dec, 2005.

AS DEBATER & DISCUSSANT

  • Discussed paper on The Processes of Communication & EDUSAT at All India Seminar on English Language Education Through Satellite at Regional Institute of English, South India, Bangalore,15th – 17th Nov. 2006.
  • Debated paper on Teacher Training at All India Seminar on English Language Education ¬: Challenges and Responses at Regional Institute of English, South India, Bangalore on 20th – 22nd Dec. 2005.

EXTENSION LECTURES

  • The Application of Latest Technologies in English Education delivered at SNM College, Maliankara on 18th Feb, 2009.
  • Instructional Technology delivered at Don Bosco Higher Secondary School,Thrissur, for teachers on 18th May, 2008.
  • Media & Morality, Fr. Paul Pottakkal Endowment Lecture delivered at St. Aloysius College, Elthuruth on 8th February, 2007.
  • Teaching Writing Skills delivered at Regional Institute of English for PGDELT Course from 2nd - 12th May, 2007.
  • Instructional Technology delivered at Devamatha CMI Public School for teachers on 5th May, 2007.
  • Computer Aided Language Learning delivered at Sree Narayana College, Alathur on 6th December, 2006.
  • Information and communication Revolution and English Language Education delivered at Devamatha CMI Public School, Thrissur for the Principals of CBSE & ICSE School of Thrissur District on 8th Dec, 2006

ORGANIZATION

  • Kerala Coordinator of World Record Event “Largest Computer Class in the World” declared officially by the authorities of Guinness Book of World Records, on 9th Nov, 2006 (Claim ID: 176087).

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