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Dr. Manish Kumar

  • Assistant Professor
    Institute of Applied Sciences & Humanities
  • Department

    Department of English
  • Contact Details:

    Email : manish.iah@gla.ac.in

    Contact Number :+91-8979033956

  • Experience

    7 years

  • Qualifications

    • February 2015: PhD degree awarded at the University Department of English, T M Bhagalpur University, Bhagalpur
    • 2004: Master of Arts in English, T M Bhagalpur University, Bhagalpur
    • 2002: Bachelor of Arts in English (H), T M Bhagalpur University, Bhagalpur
  • Ph.D

    Thesis Supervised

  • Awarded/ Completed-

    Working-

  • Postgraduate

    Thesis Supervised

  • Awarded/ Completed-

    Working-

Publication in Peer-Reviewed Journal

  • Flipped Learning: Why the Approach is in Question, Journal of English Language Teaching, ISSN: 0973-5208, Volume- 60/4, July-August, 2018, pp. 40-46.
  • Effects of Internet Access in the English Language Classroom on Students’ Achievement in Resume Writing: A Case Study, Literaria Linguistica : A Journal of Research in Literature, Linguistics and Language Teaching (ISSN: 2454-5228), Volume – III (July 2017)
  • Problems of Learning and teaching communicative skills in Bihar, International Journal of English Language and Literature (IJELL)   Published by International Congress of Language, Literature and Culture (ICLLC); ISSN: 0976-5581, Vol. 1, Number 1, Summer, 2010, pp. 27-30.
  • Spelling–Pronunciation Variations in English, Ayush, IAPEN, ISSN: 0974-8075, Volume 1, Number 1, January 2008, pp. 58-62.

Books

  • Kumar, Manish. Learning and Teaching of Communicative Skills (ISBN: 978-3-659-71649-2), published by Lambert Academic Publishers, Germany. 2019
  • Shyam Ji, Manish Kumar, S C Chaudhary. English for Engineers and Technocrats. S Chand, New Delhi, India. (forthcoming)

Presentations in National/International Conferences & Seminars

  • Kumar, Manish. (2018). “Teaching and Learning of Language in Technology-Driven Classrooms”, 13th International and 49th Annual Conference of ELTAI on NextGen Learners: New Demands, New Responses, 29 June to 1 July 2018, held at Career Point World School, Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh.
  • Kumar, Manish. (2017). International Conference on Language, Culture and Identity, 10 to 11 November, 2017, GLA University, Mathura, Uttar Pradesh in collaboration with Central Institute of Indian Languages, Mysore (MHRD, Language Bureau).
  • Kumar, Manish. (2017). “Exposure to English Language and Learning Achievements: A Study of the Students of Government Schools in Bihar”, 12th International and 48th Annual Conference of ELTAI on English Language Acquisition: Western Theories and Eastern Practices, 29June to 1 July, 2017, held at St Teresa’s College, Ernakulam, Kerala.
  • Kumar, Manish. (2017). “Effectiveness of Practice Sheet as a Teaching-Learning Tool in the English Language Classroom”, 5th National Conference on Innovations in the Field of Engineering, Technology and Management, 25 March, 2017, held at Geeta Engineering College, Naultha, Panipat, Haryana.
  • Kumar, Manish. (2017). Role and Place of English in Rural Schools: A Case-Study of an English Medium School in Mathura presented at National Conference on English Language Teaching-Learning in Rural Areas and English as Medium of Instruction, from 21-23 March, 2017, held at NCERT, New Delhi.
  • Kumar, Manish. (2017). Effects of Internet Access in the English Language Classroom on Students’ Achievement in Resume Writing: A Case Study atNational Seminar on ‘Use of ICT in Teaching-Learning of Languages in School Education: The Indian Scenario,16-17 March, 2017, held at NCERT, New Delhi.
  • Kumar, Manish. (2016). English Spoken/Understood by Students of Vernacular Medium Schools in Bihar: A Data based Study, at International Conference on ‘Language and Literature through Ages’ 18-20 November, 2016, organized by Department of English and Foreign Languages, SRM University, NCR Campus, Modinagar, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh.
  • Kumar, Manish. (2008). A Study of the Theme of Alienation and Death in Nissim Ezekiels’ Poetry, UGC sponsored National Seminar, April 2008, PG Department of English, TMBU, Bhagalpur, Bihar.
  • Kumar, Manish. (2017). Problems of Learning and Teaching Communicative Skills in Bihar, 52nd All India English Teachers’ Conference, Nagpur, Maharashtra, January, 2008.

Seminars, Conferences and Workshop

  • Organising Committee
  • Resource Person for Winter School – Basic Course in Communication (BCiC)’ organized by Department of Computer Engineering & Applications at GLA University, Mathura, Uttar Pradesh, India from 30 December 2019 to 1 January, 2020.
  • Organizing Secretary, Workshop on ‘English Language: Testing and Evaluation’ held at GLA University, Mathura from 23 to 24 November, 2018.
  • Member of organizing committee for UGC sponsored National Seminar organized at PG Department of English, TMBU, Bhagalpur, Bihar (2004)

Training Programme/Workshop/Conference Participation

  • Participated in Workshop on ‘Academic Leadership’ organized by Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC), GLA University, Mathura, Uttar Pradesh, India from 16 to 18 January, 2020.
  • Participated in UGC Sponsored Two-Week Refresher Courseon ‘English Language Teaching’ organized by Human Resource Development Centre, JNTUH Hyderabad, Telangana State, India from 02 to 14 December, 2019.
  • Participated in International Workshop-cum-Discussion on ‘Rethinking a Model of Language Policy’, organised by Department of English, GLA University, Mathura, Uttar Pradesh, India on 18 November, 2019.
  • Participated in AICTE sponsored Short Term Course on ‘English Language Teaching: Addressing the Global Demand and Assessing Indian Classrooms’ Preparedness’ organized by Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, IIT Madras, Chennai from 1 to 6 October, 2018.
  • Participated in Workshop on ‘Departmental Training on English (DTE-17)’ held at GLA University, Mathura from 26 to 28 July, 2017.
  • Participated in Workshop on ‘Research Paper Writing’ held at GLA University, Mathura from 27 to 28 May, 2017.
  • Participated in Pre-Conference Workshops on ‘Doing Ethnography in the School Context’ and ‘Researching the Classroom’ held at NCERT, New Delhi from 21 to 23 March, 2017.
  • Participated in Workshop on, ‘Creative ways of Teaching Vocabulary and Language Skills’ held at GLA University, Mathura on 30 November, 2016.
  • Participated in Workshop on ‘Departmental Training on English (DTE-16)’ held at GLA University, Mathura from 25 July to 5 August, 2016.
  • Participated in Workshop on ‘Development of Diagnostics Test for Student-assessment’ held at GLA University, Mathura from 31 July to 1 August, 2015.
  • Participated in Workshop on, ‘Phonetics and Phonology of English’ held at GLA University, Mathura from 7 July to 9 July, 2015.
  • President, Mathura Chapter of English Language Teachers’ Association of India (ELTAI)
  • Life Member, Association of English Studies of India (AESI)

Work Experiences

  • Working as an Assistant Professor in the Department of English, GLA University Mathura, Uttar Pradesh (India) since August, 2013
  • Worked as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Applied Sciences & Humanities, SDITM Israna, Panipat, Haryana (India)  December 2011 – July 2013
  • Worked as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Applied Sciences & Humanities, VVIT Purnea, Bihar (India)  (September 2009 – November 2011)

Academic / Administrative Responsibilities

  • Member, Departmental IQAC, NAAC Committee, GLA University, Mathura
  • Coordinator, PhD Program in English, GLA University, Mathura
  • Coordinator, Master’s Program in English, GLA University, Mathura

Research Interests

Applied Linguistics