Santosh Mahapatra, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Department of Humanities and Social Sciences

Digital Technology, Teacher Development, Educational Language Policy
K 127
Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani
Hyderabad Campus
Jawahar Nagar, Kapra Mandal
Dist. Medchal-500 078
Telangana, India

Academic Publications

Assessment in Language Classroom: A Teachers’ Guide (Forthcoming, Taylor & Francis, with P. Sailaja as the co-author)

Articles in Peer-reviewed Journals

  1. Mahapatra, S. K. (2024). Impact of ChatGPT on ESL students’ academic writing skills: a mixed methods intervention study. Smart Learning Environments11(9). (Springer Nature) 
  2. Mahapatra, S. K. & Anderson, J. (2023). Languages for learning: a framework for implementing India’s multilingual language-in-education policy. Current Issues in Language Planning, 24(1), 102-122. (Taylor & Francis)
  3. Koltovskaia, S. & Mahapatra, S. K. (2022). Student engagement with the scope and strategies of computer-mediated teacher written corrective feedback: A case study. The JALT CALL Journal, 18(2), 286-315,
  4. Mathur, M. & Mahapatra, S. K. (2022). Impact of ePortfolio Assessment as an Instructional Strategy on Students’ Academic Speaking Skills: An Experimental Study. Computer Assisted Language Learning Electronic Journal, 23(3), 1-23.
  5. Antani, V. & Mahapatra, S. K. (2022). Evolution of Indian cuisine: a socio-historical review. Journal of Ethnic Foods (BMC, Springer Nature)
  6. Mahapatra, S. K. (2022). EST textbooks in India: Demand-supply problem and possible solutions. Asia-Pacific LSP & Professional Communication Association News, 4, 7-11. 
  7. Singh, S. & Mahapatra, S. K. (2021). Online self-and peer-assessment for teacher professional development: A case study of the process and the perceived impact. TESOL Journal. (Wiley)
  8. Mahapatra, S. K. (2021). Online Formative Assessment and Feedback Practices of ESL Teachers in India, Bangladesh and Nepal: A Multiple Case Study, Asia-Pacific Education Researcher. (Springer Nature)
  9. Mahapatra, S. K. (2020). Impact of Digital Technology Training on English for Science and Technology Teachers in India. RELC Journal51(1), 117-133. (Sage)
  10. Mahapatra, S. K. (2020). Peers, teachers and coping strategies of Dalit students in higher education: a qualitative study. International Journal of Inclusive Education24(11), 1158-1174. (Taylor & Francis)
  11. Mahapatra, S., & Mishra, S. (2019). Articulating identities–the role of English language education in Indian universities. Teaching in higher education24(3), 346-360. (Taylor & Francis)
  12. Mahapatra, S. K. (2019). Assessment in an English for Engineering Course: A Case Study. The ELT Practitioner6(II).
  13. Mahapatra, S. K. (2018). Improving the Quality of Classroom Assessment Tasks through Self and Peer Evaluation. TEASIG Newsletter (IATEFL, UK), 64, 6-8.
  14. Mahapatra, S. K. (2016). Providing Interactive Feedback through Voicethread for Improving Presentation Skills: A Case Study at BITS Pilani Hyderabad Campus. The Journal of English Language Teaching, 55(8), 9-15.
  15. Mahapatra, S. K. (2015). Classroom Language Assessment Literacy Survey Instrument. The English Classroom, 17(1 & 2), 127-135.
  16. Mahapatra, S. K. (2015). Training Language Learners to Use Feedback: An Action Research at BITS Pilani, Hyderabad. FORTELL31, 29-31.
  17. Mahapatra, S. K. (2014). Classroom Assessment of Linguistic Creativity in Schools: An Examination of Possibilities in ESL Contexts. Forum for Musings: JNTU Journal of English Studies, 8(1), 65-72.
  18. Mahapatra, S. K. (2014). An Interdisciplinary Approach to Teaching Academic Speaking Skills: An Experiment with Engineering Students. FORTELL28, 7-9.
  19. Mahapatra, S. K. (2013). Assessment Literacy: A Panacea for Many Problems in Language Assessment. FORTELL27, 9-11.
  20. Mahapatra, S. K. (2013). Developing Assessment Literacy of English Teachers. Language and Language Teaching1(4), 35-37.
  21. Mahapatra, S. K. (2012). Impact of Content: English Textbook Designing in India. Language and Language Teaching1(2). 9-12.
  22. Mahapatra, S. K. (2011). Teacher Training in ESP: A Historical Review. English for Specific Purposes World, 33(11), 1-15.

Chapters in Books

  1. Mahapatra, S. K. & Pinninti, L. (2023). Policy negotiations, equity, and social justice in EMI classrooms: A study of teachers’ perspectives. In Giri, R.A., Padwad, A., & Kabir, M.M.N. (Eds.), English as a medium of instruction in South Asia: Issues in equity and social justice (pp. 269-286). Routledge.
  2. Mahapatra, S. K. (n. d.). Assessment. In D. Ed. course materials produced by the Department of State Educational Research and Training, Government of Karnataka.
  3. Mahapatra, S. K. (2019). Unit-1: Identifying the Structure of the Text. In S. Mishra (Ed.), English: A Foundation Course (pp. 3-10). Dr. B. R. Ambedkar University, Hyderabad. 
  4. Mahapatra, S. K. (2019). Unit 6: Understanding Implied and Suggested Meanings. In S. Mishra (Ed.), English: A Foundation Course (pp. 11-20). Dr. B. R. Ambedkar University, Hyderabad.
  5. Mahapatra, S. K. (2018). Using CEFR-based bilingual rubrics to improve the writing ability of ESL learners: A multiple-case study. In B. Tomlinson and A. Keedwell (Eds.), Explorations: Teaching and Learning English in India Issue 10: Using inclusive practices and multilingual approaches (2) (pp. 38-48). British Council.
  6. Mahapatra, S. K. (2016). Teacher Assessment Literacy and Assessment of English in Secondary Schools. In M. M. Rahman (Ed.). Integrating Technology and Culture: Strategies and Innovations in ELT (pp. 283-294). Yking Books.
  7. Mahapatra, S. K. (2013). De-Colonizing ELT Practices in India: A Critical Discourse Perspective. In B. Mishra & P. Mishra (Eds.), Post-Colonial Pedagogical Issues: Strategies, Theories and Practices in English Language Teaching (pp. 156-168), Adhyayana Publishers and Distributors.
  8. Mahapatra, S. K. (2013). Critical Questions Regarding Language Through Literature. In Z. N. Patil, S. Marathe and A. Patil (Eds.), Aspects of ELLT (pp. 115-119), English and Foreign Languages University. 

Peer-reviewed Proceedings

  1. Mahapatra, S. (2019). Impact of teachers' classroom language assessment literacy on students' performance. IATEFL 2018 Brighton Conference Selections (pp. 178-180). British Council. 
  2. Mahapatra, S. K. (2016).Tracking the development of teachers’ language assessment literacy online: a case study. Ensuring Quality in English Language Teacher Education (pp. 106-114). British Council.
  3. Mahapatra, S. K. (2015). Using Web 2.0 tools for teacher professional development: a case study. Innovation in English Language Teacher Education (pp. 65-72). British Council.
  4. Raj, F. & Mahapatra, S. K. (2013).  Identifying and Educating Learners with Language Learning Disabilities: Advocating Inclusion through Teacher Education. English Language Teacher Education in a Diverse Environment (pp. 223-228). British Council.
  5. Mahapatra, S. K. (2011). Language Training in ESL Teacher Education Programme in India. Starting, Stimulating and Sustaining English Language Teacher Education and Development (pp. 107-111). British Council.

Book Review

  1. Learn English Teach English: English Skills for Teachers, FORTELL, Issue No. 34, January 2017.