Areas of Interest & Expertise
Language Pedagogy, Theatre in Education, Curriculum Studies and Teacher Education, Teaching and Learning Material Development, Children’s Literature, Children’s Library, Urban Sustainability, Biodiversity and Conservation
Pooja is a part of the Institute of Assessment and Accreditation(IAA) team associated with the School of Continuing Education and University Resource centre(SCE-URC).
She has experience working in the areas of Language Education, Curriculum Planning and Special Education. Prior to joining us, Pooja has worked with Brown University, United States, as a Fulbright Language Teaching Assistant. She facilitated the language learning programs in close association with university faculty, students, and communities. Pooja represented India as a cultural ambassador in the United States as part of her Fulbright Fellowship.
She has a M.Phil. in Linguistics from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi and a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education from the University of Delhi.
Publications and Writings:
- Presented paper on “Open-Mindedness in Language Teaching: A Moral Virtue” at 12th International Research Conference for Interdisciplinary Studies (RAIS) conference on Social Sciences and Humanities held at Princeton University, NJ, USA, April 3 – 4, 2019.
- Presented paper on “Integrating Theatre in Second Language Acquisition: A Pedagogical Overview” in the University Grants Commission (UGC) Sponsored International Seminar on Applied Linguistics held at Department of English, Acharya Nagarjuna University (ANU), Guntur, Andhra Pradesh (AP), India, Dec15-18, 2010.