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Prof. (Dr.) Asha J. V.

Professor & Dean, Faculty of Education

School of Pedagogical Sciences
Mahatma Gandhi University
Priyadarsini Hills P.O., Kottayam
PIN: 686 560, Kerala, India
Ph: 9447043489
Email: ashajv3@gmail.com

 

 

Educational Qualifications

Qualification/ Examination Awarding University/ Institution Month
B. Sc. (Mathematics) University of Kerala 1986
M. A. (English – Language and Literature) University of Kerala 1988
B. Ed. (English) University of Kerala 1989
M. Ed. (English) University of Kerala 1990
M. A. (English) Osmania University 1994
M. Phil. (Education) University of Kerala 1995
Ph. D (Education) South Gujarat University 2002
Post Doctoral Fellowship ICSSR, MHRD, New Delhi 2012
2014

Teaching Experience

Name of Institution Designation Period of Service
Sree Narayana Training College
Nedunganda, Varkala
Lecturer in Education (English) 01/10/1992 31/03/1993
Kerala University Teacher Education Centre, Kollam Lecturer in Education (English) 21/11/1994 31/10/1995
Kendriya Vidyalayas
MHRD, GoI
Post Graduate Teacher
in English
04/12/1995 28/05/2003
Sree Narayana Training College
Nedunganda, Varkala
Lecturer in Education (English) 02/06/2003 27/06/2007
Department of Education
University of Kerala
Assistant Professor 28/06/2007 27/06/2015
Department of Education
University of Kerala
Associate Professor 28/06/2015 23/05/2018
School of Pedagogical Sciences
Mahatma Gandhi University
Professor 24/05/2018
Till Date

Research Experience

Name of Institution Designation Period of Service
University of Kerala Research Guide 2009 Onwards
M. S. University Research Guide 2007 – 2018
Mahatma Gandhi University Research Guide 2018 Onwards

Research Projects

Title of Project Awarding Agency Duration
Including the Excluded – A Need
Analysis to Identify the Infrastructural
and Technological Aspects
Kerala State Higher
Education Council
Govt. of Kerala
Thiruvananthapuram
2 Years
Environmental Constraints faced by
the Adolescents belonging to
an outlier Community of
Kerala – An Analysis
UGC, New Delhi 1 Year
6 Months
Development of a ‘Musically
adapted Multimedia Package’
for fostering social skills of
the mentally challenged
CDS, Govt. of Kerala 2 Years
Review of existing Text Book I – VIII
vis-a-vis Curriculum in Quality
Improvement of Elementary
Education
SSA, Kerala 1 Year
Capacity Building for the Educational
Excellence of SC/ST, and OBC Students
PDF, ICSSR
New Delhi
2 Years

Research Supervision

Degree Awarded Submitted On-going
Post Doctoral 04 01
Ph. D 16 03 07
M. Phil. 14 03
M. Ed. 68 04

Publications

Type Authored Co-authored Total
Books 03 03 06
Edited Books 04 02 06
Chapters in Edited Books 17 21 38
Conference Proceedings 16 48 64
Articles in Journals 18 23 41
Training Modules for Workshops 08 08

Seminars/ Conferences/ Workshops

Type / Level International National Regional
Seminar 14 27 14
Conference 18 15 02
Workshop 02 03 02
Organising Secretary 00 12 00
Total 34 57 18

Professional Development Programme

Name of the Programme Organising Agency Duration
Orientation Programme UGC Academic Staff College
University of Kerala
30th July to 26th August, 2004
(28 Days)
Refresher Course UGC Academic Staff College
University of Kerala
09th to 30th December, 2003
(21 Days)
Refresher Course UGC Academic Staff College
University of Kerala
09th to 30th December, 2007
(21 Days)
IT Training Programme for Women Teacher Educators Department of Education
University of Kerala
08th to 16th June, 2009
(1 Week)
IT Training for Preparation of Learning Packages using Adapted Free Softwares Govt. College of Teacher
Education and Curriculum Development Centre
Department of Education
University of Kerala
15th to 23rd June, 2009
(1 Week)
IT Training for Teacher Educators and Researchers Curriculum Development Centre
Department of Education
University of Kerala
18th to 26th July, 2011
(1 Week)

E – Content Development

Title Type Agency
Multimedia E-Learning Package – English Self Learners Self – interactive modules Sree Narayana Training College, Nedunganda
E-Content Using Free Software ‘HOTPOTATOS’ for Learning History Teacher Assisted Learning Modules Curriculum Development Centre (CDC)
Music Adapted Multimedia E – Content E – Content Centre for Disability Studies, Govt. of Kerala
Multi Media Package for Environmental Education Multi Media Package Curriculum Development Centre (CDC)
‘Say No to Ragging’ Educational Short Film Curriculum Development Centre (CDC)

Participation in Corporate Life of the Institution

Nature of Involvement Duration/ Period
Academic Coordinator – M. Ed.
(University of Kerala)
2010 – 2012
Course Coordinator – M. Ed.
(University of Kerala)
2016 – 2018
Academic Coordinator – M. Phil.
(University of Kerala)
2010, 2012 & 2015
Course Coordinator – M. Ed.
(Mahatma Gandhi University)
2019 – 2021
NAAC Coordinator
School of Pedagogical Sciences
Mahatma Gandhi University
2018 – Till Date

Membership in Learned Bodies

Name of the Body Nature/ Duration of Membership
Board of Studies in Education (PG)
(University of Kerala)
Member
2009 – 2015
Faculty of Education
(University of Kerala)
Member
2013 – 2019
Council of Teacher Education (CTE) Kerala Chapter Executive Member
2010 – 2012
Researchers Guide of Innovations (RGI), India State Secretary,
2007 Onwards
Centre for English, Govt. HSS, Neyyatinkara, Thiruvananthapuram Member, Advisory Council
2011 – 2012
Society for Promotion of Alternate Computation and Employment (SPACE), IT Mission, Kerala Educational Collaboration (MoU)
2009 – 2018

Other Responsible Works Undertaken

  • Additional duty as Director, Curriculum Development Centre, University of Kerala during 2009-2018
  • Developed the M.Phil Curriculum Frame in Education for University of Kerala during 2010-11
  • Developed Course frame and materials for IT-training workshops conducted by CDC, University of Kerala.
  • Member, Selection Committee/External expert GCTE, JRF to SRF,
    FDP interview
  • Member, Advisory Board, District Centre for English, Govt. of Kerala
  • Subject expert, Inspection team, University of Kerala.
  • Member, Peer Review Team, International Interdisciplinary Journals like IJELL, JITE & CRDEEP Journals
  • Resource person for refresher courses and Orientation programmes
  • Question setter for State level public and competitive exams.

Consultation and other Outreach Activities

  • Provides academic support to SCERT, Pariksha Bhavan , PSC,
    other Universities etc as Question Setter and Expert Consultant
  • Contributes expertise as Resource person in National/ International Seminars
  • Organised National Seminars and Workshops
  • Organised School Extension Programmes and Vacation Classes
  • Organized Curriculum Fair 2016, 2017 & 2018
  • Cyber Awareness campaign in 2010 and brought out a hand book in collaboration with C-DAC, KELSA, KSITM and Kerala Police Hi-tech Cell
  • Organized ICT orientation workshops for researchers and teachers

(Asha J. V.)

09/12/2019