HOD

Dr. Y. Aruna





Assistant Professor
Department of Mathematics and Humanities
R.V.R. & J.C. College of Engineering
Chowdavaram, Guntur - 522 019
Andhra Pradesh
Phone: (O) +91-9491073317 & 18 - Ext. 361
E-mail: runeswariy [at] yahoo.com
Date of Birth:01-04-1970
Date of Joining:01-12-2012
Total Experience:17 years
Research Interests: ELT

Qualifications:
  • Ph.D from S.V.University, Tirupati.
    Topic - English Language Lab - An Intensive Study and Evaluation of Materials Used in Some JNTU Engineering Colleges.
  • PGCTE (Post Graduate Certificate in Teaching English) from EFLU (English and Foreign Languages University) Hyderabad.
  • M.Phil from Nagarjuna University, (British Literature).
  • B.Ed from Bharatidasan University.
  • M.A (English Literature) from S.V.University, Tirupati.
Research Publications:
  1. "Technology in Language Learning" , ISSN-1930-2940 ,Vol. 17:9 pp:168-170 , Sept. 2017 - Special Online Volume -www.languageinindia.com Language Learning and Teaching - UGC Approved List of Journals - Serial Number 49042 .
  2. 'Language Learning - The Role of Multimedia' , S V University Journal of English Studies' Vol -12 , Jan - 2013 , ISSN 2230 7923..
  3. 'Methods and Materials in the Language Lab' , S V University Journal of English Studies' - 2014 , Vol 13&14, June -2014 , ISSN - 2230 7923..
  4. 'Acquisition of Language Skills in the Language Lab' National Journal in English Studies , 'Literary Vibes' in August , 2014, ISSN2320-6896..
  5. 'Inter cultural Communication' , Asia Pacific Journal of Social Sciences' , No. 5 , Dec - 2014, ISSN 2229-5801 / ISSN 0975-5942 (electronic copy) Special issue - cultural spaces : Canada & India.
  6. 'Importance of Opening Scenes in Shakespeare's Plays' , S V University Journal of English Studies' - 2016 , Vol 16, March - 2016 , ISSN - 2230 7923.
Conferences/ Seminars Attended and Papers Presented:
  1. Presented a paper on 'The Role of the English Teacher' in a UGC sponsored National seminar on Reflective Practice in the English Class room, conducted by Andhra Loyola College, Vijayawada, in Aug 11-12 , 2008 .
  2. Presented a paper on 'Language and Culture' in the Fifth International Congress on English Grammar, conducted by Narayanamma Institute of Technology and Science, Hyderabad ,during 6-11 , Jan.. 2008.
  3. Presented a paper on 'Etiquette' in a National Conference on Communication and Soft skills from Academia and Corporate Perspectives, conducted by NIT, Warangal, from 5 - 6 Jan, 2009.
  4. Presented a paper on "Dalit-Multiculturalism, Socio-Economy and Literature", in the International Conference on Understanding and Interrogating 4th World Literature, held by the Acharya Nagarjuna University, Guntur, during 7 - 9 Sep, 2009.
  5. Presented a paper on 'Learning Second Language in the Virtual World' in the UGC sponsored International Seminar on Applied Linguistics ( ISAL) conducted by Acharya Nagarjuna University, during 15th -18th, December, 2010 .
  6. Presented a paper on ' The Role of Language Teacher in the Language Lab' in the UGC sponsored National Seminar on Mother Tongue & Literature as Resources in the Teaching of English Language organized by JMJ College for Women ,Tenali, during 27th-28th Feb-2012.
  7. Presented a paper on 'Multimedia Made English Easy ' in the UGC sponsored National Seminar on Modern Methods of Teaching English at the Tertiary Level -Need of the Hour, organized by the Govt. College ,Naidupet, during 22-23 Nov, 2013.
  8. Presented a paper on 'Intercultural Communication' in the International Conference on 'Cultural Spaces : Canada & India', conducted by S V University, TPT, during 27-29 January, 2014.
  9. Presented a paper on 'Good Characteristic Features of a Language Lab' in a National Conference on Communication Skills for Academic Excellence and Career Development, at PVP Siddhartha Institute of Technology , on 28th March , 2014.
  10. Presented a paper on 'Technology in Language Learning' in the International Interdisciplinary Conference on 'Language, Literature, Cultural Studies and Knowledge Resources -2015' , at Vignan's University, Vadlamudi , during 5-6 , February - 2015.
Workshops Organised :
  1. Organised a four day Communication Skills Work Shop (Summer Training Programme) for III & IV B.Tech students, inviting CIEFL personnel as resource persons.
  2. Organised a four day Faculty Development Programme - 'Train the Trainers' on 'Communication and Employability Skills' in association with Sutherland Global Services, during 24 - 27 July, 2006.
  3. Organised a three day workshop on Communication and Employability Skills for English Language Teachers of Engg. Colleges, in association with Sutherland Global Services, during 25 - 27 August, 2008 .

Workshops Attended :
  1. Two day practicum on ' Thought Structuring and English Language & Communication ' conducted by JNTU College of Engineering , Hyderabad, during 17 -19 , June 2007.
  2. Attended a Four day 'Train the Trainer' programme in Aug. 2007 offered by Sutherland Global Services ,Chennai.
  3. Attended three day National Level Short Term Training Programme on 'Curriculum in English for Technical Institutes' ,conducted by NIT, Warangal in May 12-14, 2008.
  4. Attended a National Workshop on 'Reflective Practice in the English Classroom' during 11-12 August 2008 conducted by Andhra Loyola College, Vijayawada.
  5. Attended a UGC sponsored five day workshop on 'Capacity Building of Women Managers in Higher Education ' conducted by Govt. Women's College, Guntur, in January 2011.

OTHER ACTIVITIES:
  1. Nodal Officer-APSCHE -British Council Communication Skills Programme 2017-2018 .
  2. Qualified Cambridge English Language Assessment Speaking Examiner - PET ( Preliminary English Test) - an English Certificate Course of the Cambridge University , conducted by the British Council.
  3. Delivered a Guest lecture to Polytechnic students on ' Employability Skills' at Sri Venkateswara Govt. Polytechnic College,Tirupati .
  4. Editor of the RVR College Newsletter.
  5. Acted as Question Paper setter.