Ms. Anu Zacharia

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Ms Anu Zacharia

Designation : Assistant Professor, Department of Language
Qualification : Ph.D.(Pursuing),M.A English M.A TESOL
Email-ID :anu.z@saintgits.org

 

Ms. Anu holds two post graduate degrees in English and Teaching English to the Speakers of Other Language (TESOL). She has a teaching experience of thirteen years in India and abroad. She is currently pursuing her Phd in English from VELS University Chennai. She is a certified trainer of BEC (Business English Certificate, Cambridge University) and ASAP (Additional Skills Acquisition Program, Government of Kerala initiative).Ms Anu is also serving as an interlocutor for OET exams conducted by Cambridge Box Hill Assessments. She is currently the IQAC coordinator of the college.

 

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION

  • M.A TESOL Northumbria University, UK,  2010
  • M.A English, English and Foreign Languages University (EFLU), Hyderabad,2005
  • B.A Communicative English, MG University, 2003
  • Certified Trainer of the Business English Certificate Course (BEC) conducted by the British Council &      Cambridge University.
  •  Certified trainer of ASAP (Additional Skills Acquisition Program), Government of Kerala

 

 

WORK EXPERIENCE (RESEARCH /TEACHING)

  • Assistant Professor, Department of English, Saintgits College of Applied Sciences, July 2013 – present
  • Communication and Languages Division, Bahrain Training Institute (BTI), Ministry of Education, Bahrain.
  • Saintgits College of Applied Sciences &Saintgits College of Engineering.
  • Interlocutor, OET exams, Cambridge Box Hill Assessments

 

AREA OF INTEREST (RESEARCH /TEACHING)

Indian Writing in English, English Language Teaching, Gender Studies, Middle east fiction in English

 

RESEARCH /FUNDED PROJECTS

Pursuing Phd

 

JOURNAL PUBLICATION

  • “CALL:The Future of Language Learning” published in “Eye of Technology” a peer reviewed journal published by department of Computer Application,Saintgits College of Applied Sciences.
  • Deconstructing Female Stereotypes through Espionage Fiction: Depiction of Female Spy in Harinder Sikka’s Calling Sehmat” published in International Journal of Research and Analytical Review, E-ISSN 2348-1269, P- ISSN 2349-5138(UGC Approved)
  • Female Conduct and Family Honour: A Study of Elif Shafak’s Novel Honour” in International Journal of Research Culture Society, Published in September 2020

PAPERS PRESENTED

  • Female Conduct and Family Honour: A Study of Elif Shafak’s Novel Honour” in International Conference on Literature, Society and the Global Media conducted on 26th and 27th September 2020, by Research Culture Society , Agra College and Sabaragamuwa University Sri Lanka.
  • “Patriarchy and Status of Women: A Study of Select Novels of Elif Shafak” in International Faculty Development Webinar series on “A Global Humanity Endeavor in Literature” conducted on 16th    November 2020, by Holy Cross Home Science College ,Thoothukoody.

 

SEMINARS/ WORKSHOPS / TRAININGS /CONFRENCES ATTENDED

  • National Webinar on “Literature and Pandemics” organized by Vels University, Chennai on 28th August 2021.
  • Online training program on “Gender Equality,Climate Change and Sustainable Goals” organized by NIDM from 27th to 29th May 2021.
  • One week online FDP on “Literary Criticism” at TVUCAS, Kallakurichi, Tamil Nadu from 30th July 2020 to 5th August 2020.
  • Two-day international online conference on “English Language and Literature Education-Embracing changes in Covid Times” organized by Christ College Irinjalakuda, Kerala from 19 – 20th June 2020.
  • Three-day online webinar series on “Language and Literature”, organized by SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Chennai from 19-20Th August 2020.
  • Workshop on “New Methodologies of NAAC Accreditation” at St. Thomas College, Pala on 21st July 2018
  • International conference in “English Language Acquisition: Western Theories and Eastern Practices” at Teresa’s College, Ernakulum from 29th June to 1st July 2017.
  • National seminar on “Humor and the Nation” in Assumption College on 1st& 2nd July 2015.
  • Workshop on “Fine Tune your English” at Girideepam College of Advanced Studies on 11th October 2017.
  • National seminar on “Praxis of Contemporary Theory” at Govt. College, Nattakom on 5th&6th December 2017.
  • International Seminar on Multiculturalism in Contemporary Society at Assumption College, Changanacherry on 5th October & 6th October 2018.
  • Workshop at Saintgits College of Applied Sciences, Pathamuttom on “Research Methodology and Data Analysis through SPSS” on 6th December 2018.
  • National seminar on Trauma: Experience and Language at Govt. College, Nattakom 18th December & 19th December 2018.
  • National Seminar on “Petroleum Conservation” at Saintgits College of Applied Sciences, Pathamuttom on 12th February 2019.
  • Training Program for ASAP conducted by government of Kerala 2015.

 

 

CERTIFICATIONS

    Online course on “Social Media in the ESL classroom”

    Online course on “On Writing”

    Online course on “Understand SWOT analysis in 30 minutes”

    Online course on “How to set your Course Goals”

    Online course on “The Emergence of the Modern Middle East”

    Online course on “Feminism and Social Justice”

    Online course on “Positive Psychology”

    Online course on “Philosophy and Theory”

    Online course on “Queering Identities: LGBTQ+ Sexuality and Gender Identity

 

 

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP

 

      English Language Teachers Association of India (ELTAI)

 

ADDITIONAL ROLES

 

  • IQAC coordinator and member
  • Member, College Development Council
  • Member,Staff Council
  • ISO coordinator
  • Staff –in –Charge for student’s union (SCASSA)
  • Staff-in-charge of UNAI
  • Clubs chief coordinator
  • Staff Editor of College Magazine
  • Member and coordinator of Surprise inspection committee
  • Member and coordinator of library committee
  • Class teacher
  • Mentor

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