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Research Area(s)

  • Educational Informatics [The primary focus is to investigate how the intersection of Technology and Education helps deliver and manage teaching-learning processes.]
  • Governance Informatics [In Governance Informatics, the objective is to explore the use, design and consequences of Technology interventions in governance domains such as social welfare delivery, surveillance, privacy and administration.]
  • Technology Adoption Behavior [Technology Adoption research explores the user behavior when the user is interacting with other users and technology artifacts - what motivates and encourages a user to adopt specific technology interventions.]
  • Discourse Analysis of Computer-Mediated Communication [The main focus in this area is to understand the nuances of text and other discourse types generated in Social Media/online/virtual communities through specific approaches such as Sentiment Analysis, Influencer Analysis, Linguistic Analysis.]
  • Cultural Studies [Language and communication being an inherent part of any culture, this area focuses on exploring the contours of intersections of a global culture emanating from a networked society with inherent convergence of heterogeneous identities.]

Research Projects

1.     An Empirical Study on Accountability and Learning Outcomesin Public School Systems in Rajasthan.      

(Co-Principal Investigator)  Amount: 10 Lakhs   Grant Agency: IMPRESS-ICSSR (2019-2021) ON-GOING

Awareness, Uses and Implications of Web2.0 in Supplementing Classroom Teaching at Undergraduate Level  

(Principal Investigator)                          Amount: 7.84 Lakhs Grant Agency: UGC (2013-15) COMPLETED

Integrating New Media Technologies in Teaching at Higher Education  (Principal Investigator)

         Amount: 1.95 Lakhs Grant Agency: BITS Pilani [Research Initiation Grant] (2012-13) COMPLETED

Developing Teaching Modules for English Learning Through Multimedia Technology for Rural Children from Class V-VIII (Co-Principal Investigator)  Amount: 4.50 Lakhs Grant Agency: UGC (2009 - 2011) COMPLETED

 

Books

  1. Social Informatics and Psychology-Theory and Practice (2020). Virendra Singh Nirban and Tanu Shukla, Bloomsbury Publication, ISBN: 978-9390252534 
  2. Business Correspondence and Report Writing-A Practical Approach to Business and technical Communication, 6Ed. (2020). R C Sharma, Krishna Mohan and Virendra Singh Nirban, McGraw Hill, ISBN:  978-9390113002
  3. Interdisciplinarity: Vignettes of Contemporary Education, Knowledge and Research (2019). Eds. Virendra Singh Nirban, T Shukla, A Yadav and R Choubisa, Bloomsbury Publishing India Ltd., New Delhi. ISBN: 978-93-88630-94-8 
  4. Opportunities and Challenges in Classroom Teaching: A Few Reflections (2016). Eds. S K Choudhary, Virendra Singh Nirban, Sailaja Nandig ama, Jain Brothers. New Delhi. ISBN: 9788183602327

Indian Express, 21June 2020 Opinion

Covid has forced educational establishment to introduce e-learning tools, but the chasm between haves and have-nots is a concern

Tanu Shukla and Virendra Singh Nirban
https://indianexpress.com/article/opinion/covid-has-forced-the-educational-establishment-to-introduce-e-learning-tools-but-the-chasm-between-haves-and-have-nots-is-a-concern-6469841/ 

    International Collaboration

    International Research Collaboration with UKEIRI and British Council funded research on Market Insight Study of UK-India Education Research Initiative on Internationalization Strategies between UK & India in Higher Education

    Publications

    1. Shukla, Tanu, Das, M., & Nirban, V.S. (Forthcoming). Persistence of Gender Blind Phenomenon in Indian Science Academia. Journal of International Women Studies. (SCOPUS, EBSCO, ProQuest, DOAJ) 
    2. Shukla, Tanu, Nirban, V. S., Chakraborty, D. & Dosaya, D. (2021). Mathematical and Scientific Abilities of Students: A Study on Gender & Cognitive Functioning. International Journal of Multidisciplinary Educational Research. 6(1). (Cross Ref, SJI Factor, Google Scholar)
    3. Shukla, Tanu, Nirban, V.S., & Chakraborty,D. (2020). Comprehending Accountability and Educational Learning Outcomes. TEST Engineering and Management, 83(2), 13655-1366 (SCOPUS)
    4. Shukla, TanuDosaya, D., Nirban, V. S., & Vavilala, M. P. (2020). Factors Extraction of Effective Teaching-Learning in Online and Conventional Classrooms. International Journal of Information and Education Technology, 10(6), 422-427 (SCOPUS, EBSCO, CrossRef, Google Scholar) 
    5. Dosaya, D., Shukla, Tanu, & Nirban, V. S. (2020). Transformation of Academic Ecology through Information Communication Technology Adoption. International Journal of Information and Education Technology, 10(5), 372377 (SCOPUS, EBSCO, CrossRef)
    6. Priyanka Kumari and Nirban V S (2019). Intercultural Education in Engineering Curriculum: A Review of Communication Courses for Undergraduate Students in India. Journal of Engineering Education Transformations 32(3) (SCOPUS)
    7. Shekhawat S., and Nirban V S (2019). Developing Communication Competence Through Face to face Conversations. Indian Journal of Soft Skills. Vol 13 (1). Pp: 56-62. (EBSCO, ProQuest and Cabell's Directory)
    8. Shrija S, Somdatta Bhattacharyya and Nirban V S (2019). The Eye of the Camera: Human-Machine Synthesis in The Man with the Camera. Appropriations Vol-XII,  pp 351-364. ISSN: 0975-1521
    9. Vavilala, M.P., Nirban, V.S.Shukla, Tanu. & Dosaya, D. (2019).  Envisioning Teacher Accountability through Technology: A Road to Better Learning. IRES International. (62-65). (World Research Library)
    10. Priyanka Kumari and Nirban V S (2018). Intercultural Communication Competencies in the Indian Information Technology Industry. International Journal of Cross Cultural Management 18 (3),Sage. (SCOPUS, Q1)
    11. Nirban, V S and Kumari P (2018). Surviving Amidst the Digital Communication Wave: Issues in Writing Skills of Young Adults. Communicator 53(1), Indian Institute of Mass Communication, pp 3-26,  ISSN:05888093
    12. Nirban, V S, and Tanu Shukla (2018). Internet Interventions in E-Governance: The Moderating Influence of Certain Demographic Characteristics.  ACM Digital Library. PP 99-103, ISBN: 978-1-4503-6440-9 doi>10.1145/3234825.3234844. (SCOPUS, EI Compendex)
    13. Shukla, Tanu., Nirban, V. S., & Dosaya, D. (2018). Experience and Qualifications: A Study on Attributes of Teachers’ Professionalism.  ACM Digital Library. (SCOPUS, EI Compendex)
    14. Nirban, V S,  Tanu Shukla and Divya Dosaya (2018). "Bracketing Educational Technology and Gender Perspective in the University Context".  Ed. Diana J Fox, Pp-98. ISBN: 978-955-4903-98-2
    15. Shukla, Tanu and Nirban, V S. (2018). "Exploring the Gender Digital Divide: Connecting ICT and Women Entrepreneurship".  Ed. Diana J Fox, Pp-102. ISBN: 978-955-4903-98-2
    16. Chandel, P K,  and V S Nirban (2018). "A Study of Interplay between Organizational Change and Career Orientation" Indian Journal of Psychological Science. Vol 10 (1) Pp: 85-90
    17. Nirban, V S and P K Chandel (2018). "Collateral Damage of New Media Technology Interventions in Virtual Culture: Slouching Towards Lesser Human Beings". International Journal of Engineering, Technology, Science and Research. Volume 5 Issue 2, Pp: 48-56.
    18. Nirban, V S  and Ishaan Chutani (2018). "Comparision of Various Techniques to Detect Sarcasm in Twitter Discourse". Asian Quarterly.  Volume 15, Issue 4. pp 76-84. ISSN 2229-581X
    19. V. S. Nirban  and P K Chandel (2016). "Social Media Technology Interventions and Interruptions in Pursuit of Happiness". Journal of International Academic Research for Multidisciplinary.  Volume 4, Issue 6, pp. 295 - 301, ISSN: 2320-5083. (Index Copernicus, Google Scholar)
    20. Chasul and V. S. Nirban (2016). "Evolution of Technology Acceptance in Education". International Journal of Applied Research. Volume 2, Issue 6, pp. 893-895. ISSN: 2394-7500. (CrossRef, UlrichsWeb, Index Copernicus, CiteFactor)
    21. Chasul and V. S. Nirban (2016). A Study of Smartclass Technology Acceptance by Secondary School Teachers. Indian Streams Research Journal.  Vol:5, Issue:6 DOI: 10.9780/22307850
    22. V. S. Nirban and Anirudh Agarwal (2015). "Understanding Sentiment Polarity in User Generated Discourse on Social Media". Amity Journal of Media and Communication Studies, Volume 5, Issue 3. Pp 172-179, ISSN:2231-1033
    23. V. S. Nirban and Priyanka Kumari (2015). Discourse Analysis of  an Online Academic Discussion Among Student Community.Editors: Agash Gamus and Fahme Dabaj. Proceedings of the Fouth ICCMTD-2015, Dubai. Pp74-83 ISBN-978-9963265268
    24. V. S. Nirban (2014). Social and Technology Dimensions of Computer-Mediated Communication. International Journal ofCommunication. Vol.24, Issue 1. PP- 130 -139.
    25. V. S. Nirban and Chasul (2014). Learning Management System Acceptance Behavior of Students in Higher Education. IEEE Xplore,Proceedings of the IEEE MITE 2014. PP- 108-111, DOI: 10.1109/MITE.2014.7020251 (SCOPUS)
    26. Chasul and V. S. Nirban (2014). New Media Technology Acceptance Behavior of Students of Language andCommunication Courses. IEEE Xplore, Proceedings of IEEE MITE 2014. PP-62 - 66, DOI:10.1109/MITE.2014.7020242 (SCOPUS)
    27. V. S. Nirban and Chasul (2014). Technology Usage for Underprivileged Students to Improve their English Communication Skills.Proceedings of the UGC sponsored National Seminar on Development of Communication Skills Among the Underprivileged Students.Ed. N. S. Nathawat. Organized by Department of English, SBTPG College, Lachhmangarh, 1-2 Feb 2014, PP. 8-14. (ISBN:9789382845621).
    28. Neerja Vyas and V. S. Nirban (2014).  Student's Perception on the Effectiveness of Mobile Learning in an Institutional Context.Research Journal of ELT, Vol 3. Issue 1. PP 26-36.
    29. Suman Luhach and V. S. Nirban (2014). Designing a Pedagogical Meta-framework for Technology Assisted Language Learning.Research Journal of English Language and Literature. Volume 2, Issue 4; pp 224-229.
    30. V. S. Nirban and Meenakshi Raman (2013). Characterizing Language Usage in Formal and Informal Webpage Text Corpus. Journal of Communication and Media Technologies. Volume 3; Issue 4; pp- 17-26.
    31. V. S. Nirban and Anushree Rastogi (2013). Awareness, Uses and Implications of using Web 2.0  for Supplementing ClassroomTeaching at Graduate Level. Research Journal of English Language and Literature. Volume 1: Issue 1; pp- 96-101.
    32. Chasul and V. S. Nirban (2013). Characterizing Behaviour of Online Student Community. Research Journal of English Language andLiterature. Volume 1: Issue 1; pp- 89-95.
    33. Pushplata and V. S. Nirban (2012). "Using Blogs for teaching English ". VOICES Vol.2, No.1, Pp-23-27.
    34. V. S. Nirban, Devika and S. Rathore (2011). "Language Alterations in Internet Relay Chat Discourse". IJRMT Vol.1, No.2, Pp- 93-96.
    35. Devika, V. S. Nirban and S. Rathore (2010), "Enhancing Communication Through Vocabulary Building". The Journal of ELT Vol. 49,No.4, Pp-3-9.
    36. V. S. Nirban and M. Raman (2008). "Impact of E-business and Personal Communication on the Language of Email: A CriticalAnalysis". Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on E-Business, Rangsit University, Bangkok, Thailand, 06 - 07 November,2008, Pp-27-34.
    37. V. S. Nirban and M. Raman (2006). “Identity Chaos in Computer Mediated Communication”, International Journal ofcommunication, Vol. 16, 55-65.
    38. V. S. Nirban and S. Sharma (2006). “New Role of Women in Advertising”. Journal of Literary and Critical Writing , Vol.19, No.1, Pp-73-81.
    39. V. S. Nirban, B. A. Metri, A. P. Singh, A. K. Sandra and A. K. Sarkar (2003). "Socio-economic Benefits of PMGSY Projects:Perceptions of Rural Community". Proceedings of a Seminar on Integrated Development of Rural and Arterial Road Network for Socio-Economic Growth held in New Delhi during December 5-6, 2003, Vol. I, Pp-166-173.
    40. V. S. Nirban, B. A. Metri, A. P. Singh, A. K. Sandra and A. K. Sarkar (2003). "Socio-economic Benefits of PMGSY Projects:Perceptions of Rural Community". Proceedings of a Seminar on Integrated Development of Rural and Arterial Road Network for Socio-Economic Growth held in New Delhi during December 5-6, 2003, Vol. I, Pp-166-173.
    41. V. S. Nirban, A.K. Sandra, B.A.Metri, A.P. Singh and A.K. Sarkar (2003).  “Development of a Manual for Project Management UnderPrime Minister Gram Sadak Yojana”. Proceedings of a Seminar on Integrated Development of Rural and Arterial Road Network for Socio– Economic Growth, IRC, 5-6 December 2003, New Delhi

    Book Chapters/Educational Notes

    1. Mounika, P V and V S Nirban (2019). A Brief Review of Technology Indulgence and Student Wee Being. Interdisciplinarity: Vignettes on Contemporary Knowledge, Education and Research. Eds V S Nirban, T Shukla, A Yadav, R Choubisa. ISBN: 9789388630948, pp: 497-502
    2. Priyanka Kumari and V S Nirban (2017). An Empirical Study of the Recent Trends in Web 2.0 Based Teaching and Learning Context in Higher Education. Essays on Contemporary Media Theories and Practices. Ed. Manish Verma and Nitihin Kalorath. ISBN: 9789385657078. Pp- 102-116
    3. V S Nirban, Chasul and PriyankaKumari (2016). Integrating the Socio-Economic Factors into Technology Interventions in Higher Education: Moving from Technology Use to Technology Acceptance. Opportunities and Challenges in Classroom Teaching: A Few Reflections. Eds. S K Choudhary, VS Nirban and S Nandigama. Jain Brothers, New Delhi.  ISBN: 9788183602327  
    4. Chasul, V S Nirban and PriyankaKumari (2016). Challenges in Technology Planning and Implementation in Higher Education. Opportunities and Challenges in Classroom Teaching: A Few Reflections. Eds. S K Choudhary, VS Nirban and S Nandigama. Jain Brothers, New Delhi.  ISBN: 9788183602327
    5. Priyanka Kumari, V S Nirban and Chasul (2016). Skills for Specific Purpose: Redesigning Teaching in Higher Education. Opportunities and Challenges in Classroom Teaching: A Few Reflections. Eds. S K Choudhary, VS Nirban and S Nandigama. Jain Brothers, New Delhi.  ISBN: 9788183602327  
    6. V.S. Nirban and Sushila Shekhawat (2013). "Functional and Language Usage in Online Media: Study of Blogs, Twitter and Facebook". Enhancing English Classroom. Prakasham Publishers: Jaipur. 
    7. V.S. Nirban (2012). "Death of a Vowel: Surviving in the shadows of New Media". Interfacing Language, Culture and Technology. Jain Brothers: New Delhi.
    8. V. S. Nirban and S. Rathore (2011). "Introduction to Content Design". EDD Notes for the course BITS C394 Mass Media Content and Design.
    9. V. S. Nirban, Devika and S. Rathore (2011). “Unobtrusive Dissemination of the Didactic Teachings through the Indian Folk Lore.”  Ed. Sunita Sinha. New Delhi: Atlantic Publishers and Distributors.
    10. V. S. Nirban and M. Raman (2008). "Soft Skills of the Online Media: Email Etiquettes", in 'Soft Skills: Cornerstone of Professional Success', Ed. M. Raman, S. K. Choudhary, S. Sharma and Pushplata, Jain Brothers:New Delhi, 2008.

    Papers in Conferences/Seminars

    1. "Evincing Gender Ecology in Science Higher Education in India", 3rd International Conference on Gender and Sexuality 2020, organized by TIIKM, Srilanka, during 15th-16th October 2020.
    2. "Accountability for Quality Education", International Conference on Multi-Disciplinary Research Studies and Education, 29th-30th April, 2020, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    3. "Role of Life Skills in Education for Sustainable Development", Education Beyond the Human (Comparative and International Education Society), 22nd-26th March, 2020, Miami, USA
    4. "Determinants of Effective Teaching-Learning in Online and Traditional Classroom", International Conference on Education, Research and Innovation (ICERI), 25th-27th October, 2019, Tsuru University, Japan
    5. "ICT Adoption in the Academic Institutes: Testing the UTAUT Model of Technology Acceptance", International Conference on Education, Research and Innovation (ICERI), 25th-27th October, 2019, Tsuru University, Japan
    6. “Non-Intrusive AI and Cloud based technology intervention for improving teacher efficiency and learning outcomes” at the International Conference on Sustainable Education, 14-18 April, 2019, SanFransisco, USA
    7. “Difference between the Best in West and East: Comparative Analysis of School-Education systems in Scandinavian & East Asian Countries” at the International Conference on Sustainable Education, 14-18 April, 2019, SanFransisco, USA
    8. "Internet Interactivity and Well-Being of Students" at the International Conference on Knowledge, Education and Research organized by BITS Pilani, during 8-9 February 2019.
    9. "Student Well-Being: Influence of Schools in Creating and Preventing Depression" at the International Conference on Knowledge, Education and Research organized by BITS Pilani, during 8-9 February 2019.
    10. "Teacher Accountability and Technology Intervention" at the IRES International Conference on E-Education, E-Learning organized by Institute of Research Engineers and Scientists, London, Uk, during 18th - 19th December 2018.
    11. "Digital Technology Acceptance among citizens in E-commerce Transactions" at the 3rd International Conference on Information and Education Innovations held in London, UK during 30th June - 2nd July 2018. 
    12. "Dynamics of Teacher Professionalism in Secondary School Education" at the 3rd International Conference on Information and Education Innovations held in London, UK during 30th June - 2nd July 2018. 
    13. "Bracketing Educational Technology and Gender Perspective in University Context" at the 4th World Conference on Women's Studies, organized by The International Institute of Knowledge Management (TIIKM), Sri Lanka and Bridgewater State University, United States, during 3rd to 5th May 2018. 
    14. "Exploring the Gender Divide: Connecting ICT and Women Entrepreneurship" at the 4th World Conference on Women's Studies, organized by The International Institute of Knowledge Management (TIIKM), Sri Lanka and Bridgewater State University, United States, during 3rd to 5th May 2018.
    15. "Intercultural Communication Education: An Exploration of Communication Courses for Engineering Students in India" at the International Conference on Media, Culture and Ethics organized by the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, BITS Pilani, 9-10 February, 2018.
    16. "Gender Based Communication Differences in Online Media" at the International Conference on Media, Culture and Ethics organized by the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, BITS Pilani, 9-10 February, 2018. 
    17. "Interplay between organizational change and career orientation" at the First Indian Congress on Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Department of Psychology, University of Rajasthan, 30-31st January 2018. 
    18. Participated as Representative Delegates in the Higher Education and Human Resource Conclave organized by Department of Higher and Technical Education, GoR, and Elets Technomedia Pvt Ltd n Jaipur during 21-22 December 2017.
    19. "Digital technology Acceptance among Users of eGovernance Services in Indian Context: A Theoretical Framework" at 5th Rajasthan Science Congress organized at Amity University, Jaipur during  13-15 October 2017.
    20. "Identifying Dimensions and Competencies for Interculrural Communication: A literature Review" at International Conference on Evidence Based Management, organized by Department of Management, BITS Pilani, Pilani Campus, 12-13 March 2017.  
    21. "Technology Acceptance among students in Engineering Education" at International Conference on Communication and Media Studies, organized by Amity Institute of Mass Communication, Amity University, 2-4 March 2017.  
    22. “Communication Competencies in Intercultural Workplace Context: Applying Delphi Method in Indian IT Industry” at the International Conference on Business Research & Policy, 2017, organized by Chandragupt Institute of Management Patna (CIMP), Patna, Bihar, India, 09-10 March, 2017.
    23. “An Empirical Study of the Recent Trends in Web 2.0 Based Teaching and Learning Context in Higher Education  “ at the International Conference on Media and Communication Studies, organized by the Amity School of Communication, Amity University, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India, 02-04 March, 2017. 
    24. "From Nuclear to Atomic Family Structure: Social Media and Well Being of Urban Families" at the International Conference on Applied Psychology, organized by Department of Psychology, University of Rajasthan, 23-25 February, 2017.
    25. "Comparision of Various Techniques to Detect Sarcasm in Twitter Discourse" at the International Conference on Language, Literature and Culture", organized by Department of Psychology, Institute of Advanced Studies, Pune, 3-5 February, 2017.
    26. "Interventions and Interruptions of Social Media in Pursuit of Happiness" at the First Asia Pacific Conference on Pursuit of Happiness, organized by Department of Psychology, University of Rajasthan, 1-2 March 2016.  
    27. "Measuring Employees' Intercultural Sensitivity: Towards a Sustainable Business Approach" at the International Conference on Research and Business Sustainability, organized by Department of Management Studies, IIT Roorkee, India, and Sheffield Business School, Sheffield Hallam University, U.K., 4 - 6 December, 2015.
    28. "Understanding Sentiment Polarity in User Generated Discourse on Social Media" at the International Conference of Communication and Social Media 2.0, organized by School of Communication, Amity University, Jaipur during 20- 22 November 2015.
    29. "Dynamics of Interpersonal Relationships Among Student Community on Social Media" at the IJAS International Conference of Academic Disciplines organized by IJAS at University College of London, UK during 3- 6 November 2015.
    30. "Discourse Analysis of an Online Academic Discussion" at the 4th International Conference on Communication, Media, Technology and Design organized by Eastern Mediterranian University, Cyprus, in Dubai, 16 - 18 May, 2015.
    31. "New Media Technology for Enhancing Communication Skills of Tertiary Students" at the International Conference on Methods, Aesthetics and Genres in English Communication, organized by UPES, Dehradoon, 4-5 April, 2014. Publishes in Proceedings of the conference, ISBN: 9789384935214
    32. "Opportunities and Challenges in Using Web 2.0 Technologies in Higher Education"  at the International Conference on Methods, Aesthetics and Genres in English Communication, organized by UPES, Dehradoon, 4-5 April, 2014.
    33. "SmartClass Technology Acceptance among Secondary School Teachers" at the International Conference on Language, Literature and Library: Disruptive Digressions and Digital Dimensions, organized by Manipal University, Jaipur, 22-24 January 2014.
    34. "Technology Acceptance in Education: a Research Review"  at the International Conference on Language, Literature and Library: Disruptive Digressions and Digital Dimensions, organized by Manipal University, Jaipur, 22-24 January 2014.
    35. "Gender Differentiation in Usage of Online Media" at the 'International Conference on Enhancing English Classroom ” at MNIT, jaipur, Rajasthan, 18-19 January 2013.
    36. "Breaking Time and Space Barriers: Using Mobile Technology in Education" at the '3rd International ELTAI Rajasthan Conference” at BITS Pilani, Rajasthan, 8-9 October 2012.
    37. "Developing Communication Competence in the Students through Face to Face Conversation" at the 'International conference on Transcending Disciplinary Decadence: Exploring Challenges of Teaching, Scholarship, and Research in the Humanities and the Social Sciences” at IIS University, Jaipur, Rajasthan, 18–21 December 2011.
    38. "An Empirical Study on Academic and Personal Utility of Social Media for Student Community" at the 'International COnference on Changing Media Paradigms: Issues and Challenges (with special Reference to Social Media)', Amity University, Rajastha, 4-5 March 2011.
    39. "Using Internet Applications as Online Platforms for Language Learning", at the 'International Conference on Web Based Learning and Library Management', Jaipur Engineering College and Research Center, 30-31 January, 2011. 
    40. "Impact of E-business and Personal Communication on the Language of Email: A Critical Analysis", at the ‘International Conference on E-Business’, Rangsit University, Bangkok, Thailand, 06 - 07 November, 2008.
    41. "An Investigation into Lingua Franca of Virtual Community: Study of Emails and WebPages ", at the ‘International Seminar on Margins and Nation Spaces: The Aesthetics of Cultural Expressions’, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur, 08 - 09 February, 2008.
    42. "Computer Mediated Communication: A Language Perspective of Organizational and Personal Communication Through WebPages", National Conference on Innovative Approaches and Techniques of Teaching English, PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore, 13 - 14 July, 2007.
    43. "Style of Email Writing: A Pragmatic Approach", 2nd International and 38 Annual ELTAI Conference, Crescent Engineering College, Chennai- 9-10 February, 2007.

    Webinars Attended

    Organized
    1. 26th February 2021 -A Webinar on Interdependency of Academia-Industry Interfacing for a 21st Century Employment Readiness-Humanities Perspectives 

     Attended

    1. 29 June 2020 - Webinar  on 'Online Education: Continuity or Disruption?', organised by TERI School of Advanced Studies, New Delhi 
    2. 30 June 2020 - Webinar on ‘The Humanities & Social Sciences: critical to our understanding of today's complex and challenging world’organized by Springer Nature in collaboration with Inflibnet Centre
    3. 3 August 2020 – Webinar on ‘Academic and Scientific Writing Catapulting Institutional Visibility’ organized by Springer nature and Manipal University
    4. 19 August 2020 – Webinar on ‘National Education Policy-2020: Prospects, Challenges and Pathways’ organized by National Institute of Educational Planning and Administration, New Delhi

    Member, Editorial/Review Panels

    •     Reviewer, Computers and Education, ELSEVIER
    •     Reviewer, International Journal of Communication
    •     Reviewer, Amity Journal of Management Research

    [Conferences and Seminars Organized] Convenor, Member, Technical Program Committee

    • International Conference on Interdisciplinarity of Knowledge, Education and Research, 08-9 February 2019, BITS Pilani, [Convenor
    • National Convention on Current Practices and Future of Classroom Teaching at Higher Education Level, 30 Sept - 1 Oct. 2016, BITS Pilani, [Co-Convenor] 
    • International Conference on Computational and Advanced Technology in Education, 7-9 Nov, 2015, Xiamen, China, [TPC Member]
    • International Conference on Internet Studies, 22-24 July 2016, Osaka Japan, [TPC Member]
    • International Conference on Language Literature and Technology, 8-9 November, 2012,  BITS Pilani, [Organizing Committee Member]
    • International Conference on Soft Skills Development Strategies: Corporate and Academia Perspectives, 9-20 Sept, 2008, BITSPilani, [Organizing Committee Member]
    • National Seminar on Meeting Communication Challenges at Workplace, 10-11 Sept., 2004, BITS Pilani, [Organizing Committee Member]

     

    My PhD Thesis

    • Title: Language Analysis of Two Major Forms of Computer-Mediated Communication: Emails and Webpages

    PhD Student

    1.  Mr. Umesh Mishra, [In-Progress] PhD Title: A Study of Technology Acceptance of Scientific Tools and New Media Technologies in Policing in Rajasthan 
    2. Ms. Priyanka Kumari, [Completed, 2019] PhD Title: Intercultural Communication Competence at Workplace: An Investigation of Employers’ Requirements and Employees’ Perception in Indian Information Technology Sector 
    3. Ms. Chasul, [Completed, 2018] PhD Title: Internet Based Technology Acceptance by Faculty and Students in Undergraduate Communication Courses in Technical Higher Education

    Creative Writing

    • Mrig Trishna Ki Manind, Poem
    • 400 Kmph: Jindagi Ki Raftaar, Short Story

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