Dr. Nirosha Kushlani Abeysekera

Senior Lecturer ? Grade II

Language Studies
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Head of the Department
Contact:

Select, 1st floor, HSS Building

Office: +942881229, Ext:

Email: nkabe@ou.ac.lk


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Area of Specification:

English Language Education, Teacher Training, Adult Education

Research Intrests:

Developing Listening and Speech Skills in the field of English for General Academic Purposes.

Affiliations:

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Programmes Coordination:

Co-ordinator-B.A. in English and ELT – Level 6, Korean Language programmes

Researches:

Research presentation on "Making Silk Purses- Do Adult Learners Improve Through Interaction" at OUSL Academic Sessions. Publication of Abstract on the same topic in Extended Abstracts, 2007

Research presentation on "The Impact of Prior Experience on Learning Literature" at Annual Academic Sessions/ Faculty of HSS, OUSL.  Publication of Abstract on the same topic in Extended Abstracts, 2009.

Presentation on "Setting Standards for Academic English at the OUSL" at Faculty Academic Seminar/ Faculty of HSS, OUSL.

Presentation on “Teaching English for General Academic Purposes: Perspectives of Practitioners” at 6th International SLELTA Conference. Publication of Abstract on the same topic in Extended Abstracts, 2010.

Presentation on “ Face-to-face Sessions in Teaching and Learning Listening and Speaking Skills through the Distance Learning Method in the English for General Academic Purposes Classroom: Issues and Concerns” at the 30th Annual Conference of the Asian Association of Open Universities, Philippines. Publication of Extended Abstract in the Conference Proceedings. 

Presentation on “Perception of ESL students on Group Presentations as an Assessment Tool” at the 15th Open University Research Sessions. Publication of Extended Abstract in the Conference Proceedings, 2017.

Presentation on “A Course Evaluation Through Needs Analysis Based on Perceptions of Students: Course in Grammar and Communication Skills” at the Open University International Research Sessions. Publication of Extended Abstract in the Conference Proceedings, 2018.

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