Mrs. J.C.N. Pullenayegem

Senior Lecturer Gr. II

Language Studies
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Contact:

Central Campus, 1st Floor, Humanities & Social Sciences Building

Office: 011-2881431, Ext: 431 Mobile: 775230095

Email: jcpul@ou.ac.lk


Area of Specification:

Teaching Literature in the ESL classroom, English Literature, Language & Linguistics, Teacher Training in the use of Technology in English Language Teaching

Research Intrests:

Use of online technologies in teaching English Language and Literature, English for General Academic Purposes, Teacher Training In Teaching Literature in the ESL classroom

Affiliations:

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Programmes Coordination:

Diploma in English Language and Literature

Course Coordination:

Short Course in English Listening and Speech

Awards:

Certificate of Competency as a Trainer of Online Tutoring and Mentoring (OUSL)

Researches:

Pullenayegem, J. (2008). The Use of Literature in the ESL Classroom: Attitudes of English Language Teachers in the State Schools in the Suburbs of Colombo. In The Learning Teacher, 5th International Conference of the Sri Lanka English Language Teachers’ Association (SLELTA). (pp. 37 – 50). Colombo, Sri Lanka: Sri Lanka English Language Teachers’ Association.

Pullenayegem, J. (2009). Students’ Perceptions of OUSL Courses: the Advanced Certificate in English Programme. Annual Academic Sessions of the Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences 2009, Extended Abstracts. Nawala, Sri Lanka: Open University of Sri Lanka.  

Pullenayegem, J. (2009). Students’ Perceptions of OUSL Courses: the Advanced Certificate in English Programme. Vistas, Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, 5, 115 – 128. Nawala, Sri Lanka. Open University of Sri Lanka

Abeysooriya, B. K. P., & Pullenayegem, J.C.N. (2013). Tutors’ Perceptions of the Effectiveness of the Speech and Listening Short Course in English for School Leavers in Sri Lanka. Proceedings from the Annual Academic Sessions of The Open University of Sri Lanka, 2013. (pp. 261-265). Nawala, Sri Lanka: Open University of Sri Lanka.

Teaching & Learning English Literature in Sri Lanka – A case Study on the use of Desktop video conferencing (Unpublished, MA thesis 2012)

Ongoing Research:

Developing the writing competency of Open and Distance ESL learners’ in a blended-learning environment: using the “Process Approach”

An Evaluation of the Discussion Forums of the Online Component of the Poetry and Drama Course (Poetry of John Keats)

Publications:

Pullenayegem, J. (2008). The use of literature in the ESL classroom: Attitudes of English language teachers in state schools in the suburbs of Colombo. The Learning Teacher, Selected Papers from the 5th International Conference of the SLELTA. 37-50. Pullenayegem, J. (2009). Students? Perceptions of OUSL Courses: The Advanced Certificate in English Programme. Vistas Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences.5, 115- 129 Unpublished Thesis: Teaching and Learning English Literature in Distance Education in Sri Lanka: A Case Study on the use of Desktop Video Conferencing

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