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Sunday, 23. July 2017 - 13:58 Uhr
OUP Workshop on ‘Emerging Trends for English Language and Communication Skills – A Practical Approach’
Noida: Oxford University Press India organized a successful workshop on ‘Emerging Trends for English Language and Communication Skills – A Practical Approach’ on July 22, 2017. The two-fold objective of the workshop was to experience best practices in teaching-learning communication skills to students of 21st century and a focused group discussion to identify gap areas in teaching-learning communication skills which act as deterrents in students being employable. Thereby, it comes up with a proposal on how change can be brought about at the content, assessment, and delivery level to UG, PG and research scholars of English language.
Mr Shashank, the co-ordinator of the workshop representing Oxford University Press India, welcomed the august presence and encouraged the participants to make use of this opportunity. Furthermore, he said that team OUP has been making significant efforts in training and collaborating with the faclulties who are teaching English language at different levels in universities, colleges and schools.
Dr Mukti Sanyal, Principal, Bharati College, University of Delhi, also thanked team OUP for effectively conducting the workshop and reflected that such types of workshops give opportunities to the aspirants to experience the joy of fruitful imagination, invention and implementation of language skills. She advised the participants to explore and explicate English language and communication skills for the betterment of our country, particularly in the field of employment and teaching-learning modules. The session was moderated by Ms Sunila from OUP.
The participants- Dr Manoj Kumar, Dr Sam Raj Nesamony, Dr Abnish Singh, Dr Anannya Dasgupta, Dr Nandini Bhattacharya, Dr Jamuna Narayanan and twenty others who represent different government and private universities of Delhi-NCR, enjoyed and actively participated in the workshop and their opinions and field experiences were valuable to make the workshop a success. They also got the opportunity to meet and interact with the other faculty members of various universities and explored the present scenario of language lab softwares and their utility for the development of communication skills among the students, particularly in the field of Engineering, Technology, Medical Sciences, Management, Commerce, Humanities and Social Sciences.
In Focus Group Discussion, the invited participants were divided into three groups. Each and every group collectively gave its suggestions to team OUP. Dr Sam Nesamony, who thanked team OUP for organizing the workshop, pointed out that OUP has been doing innumerable plans and programs for developing English language and literature, which was once very important for Humanities and Arts. But, in the global era, OUP has come out with some of the outstanding programs for the the faculties of English, who are part and parcel of every subject and hence, it is the obligatory responsibility of the teacher that every student of every subject is to be inculcated and imparted with the skills of English language- listening, speaking, reading and writing (LSRW). Dr Abnish Singh, who gave some remarkable suggestions and appreciated the efforts of team OUP, said that now a days language skills are taught through the language lab for the development of communicative competencies and socio-cultural experiences; therefore, the government and private universities, institutions and schools are focusing on modern language teaching, especially in English- that is the most predominant aspect of any student's employability. He also thanked Dr Mukti Sanyal for her marvellous presentation techniques, friendly communication and meaningful messages. The workshop ended with a vote of thanks by team OUP.
Felicitation of Dr Abnish Singh by Dr Mukti Sanyal
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Wednesday, 5. July 2017 - 10:58 Uhr
Priyanka Gupta, born in Kanpur, India, on 31st October 1978, is a Commerce graduate from Kanpur University. She has a passion for writing stories, poetry, memoires and social articles. She has got six books published, out of which two are awarded. She prefers writing in her mother-tongue Hindi, but also has a good and fluent knowledge of English and Urdu. She resides at M.I.G-292, KailashVihar, AwasVikas No- One, Kalyanpur, Kanpur, U.P and can also be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Wednesday, 5. July 2017 - 10:56 Uhr
Ayush Kumar Singh is an eleventh grader at Delhi Public School, Dwarka, Delhi. He became a published author at the age of fifteen with his book, ‘Adventure Stories’ (2016), published by The Readers Paradise. He can be contacted at email@example.com.
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Thursday, 6. April 2017 - 07:36 Uhr
Poet: R K Raizada (Kumar Ravindra)
Publisher: Writers Workshop
E-book Publisher: Creation and Criticism
Price: Rs. 60
Web Link: The Sap Is Still Green
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Wednesday, 5. April 2017 - 10:52 Uhr
Małgorzata Skałbania, born in 1965 in Tychy, Silesia in Poland, is a graduate of the Academy of Fine Arts in Cracow and intern in the Academy of Fine Arts in Kampen, the Netherlands. She has published one of two her dramas: Golej divi-divi”; three books of poetry: Accretion ("naleciałości"), Der Schmutztitel ("szmuctytuł") and ćwirko. She lives in Lublin, Poland, where she works as a upholsterer. She can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Wednesday, 5. April 2017 - 10:49 Uhr
Konstantinos Spiliotis, born in Nafplio, Greece, has a Bachelor in Landscaping and Plant Pathology and Master in Management & Technology. He has written poems, novels, plays and scripts. Some of them have been adapted for the theatre and cinema, by him. His works includes novels: Look At How The Sky Is Running, Cherry Tree Orchard and “#X”; plays: Thirteen Moons To Ithaca, The Arrow Of Panacea-Asclepius, God Of Medicine and Look At How The Sky Is Running” (adaptation from the novel); collections of poems: Flutterings of Passion, Wishes, Musical Notes, Rejection of The Senses, Wiseacre and Cannibalistic Lovers; Movie Scripts: The Silence, Cardamom And Stardust (adaptation from the novel Look At How The Sky Is Running). He is a full member of the Panhellenic Union of Philologist writers and his work is under the auspices of the Argolis Club for UNESCO. He is currently Artistic Director at the Cultural & Entertainment Company “Proskinio”. He can be contacted at email@example.com.
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Wednesday, 5. April 2017 - 10:46 Uhr
Devi Nangrani, born in Karachi, Sindh in 1941, is a celebrated Sindhi, Hindi and English poet, writer and critic. Sindhi being her mother tongue, she started her write ups with Hindi Ghazal, and then to the translation of literary works from Sindhi to Hindi and vice versa. She has published 24 books, and her stories and articles have also appeared in various magazines and newspapers of national and international repute. She is a recipient of the NCPSL Award. She resides at USA- 480 W Surf Street, Elmhurst IL 60126 and can also be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Wednesday, 5. April 2017 - 10:39 Uhr
Dr Satish Kumar, who retired from Uttar Pradesh Higher Education Services Commission (Class I), worked as Professor and Head in three Government Colleges as well as the Principal of five Government Colleges of Uttar Pradesh. He has authored a number of books including Edgar Allen Poe: Style and Structure of His Short Stories, Literary Explorations, and his four volumes on Indian Writing in English, namely, A Survey of Indian English Prose, A Survey of Indian English Poetry, A Survey of Indian English Drama and A Survey of Indian English Novel. He had also been the former Dean, Faculty of Arts, MJP Rohilkhand University, Bareilly, U.P. He can be contacted at email@example.com.
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Wednesday, 5. April 2017 - 10:35 Uhr
Ajay K Chaubey (PhD) is an Assistant Professor (English) at the Department of Sciences & Humanities, National Institute of Technology, Uttarakhand, India. His key publications include V S Naipaul (Atlantic, 2015), Salman Rushdie (Atlantic, 2016) followed by South Asian Diaspora (in three volumes) to be released by Rawat Publications, Jaipur by the end of this year. Additionally, he has co-edited two volumes on Indian Diaspora entitled Transnational Passages: An Anthology of Diaspora Criticism (Vol. I) and Discursive Passages: An Anthology of Diaspora Criticism (Vol.II) from Yking Books, Jaipur in 2015. He can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org
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Wednesday, 5. April 2017 - 10:30 Uhr
Dr. Shaleen Kumar Singh is presently serving as Assistant Professor and Head of English Department at Swami Shukdevanand Postgraduate College, Shahjahanpur, U.P., India. His recently edited book From Home to House is published from Harper Collins, India. He can be contacted at email@example.com.
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