Mrs. Nalana Edirisinghe

Senior Lecturer (G I)

Zoology
Faculty of Natural Sciences
Senior lecturer Gr 1-
Contact:

CRC,MRC, ..etc, Department of Zoology, Ground Floor, Science and Technology Building, Room No :004

Office: 112881488, Ext: 529/488 Mobile: NULL

Email: nedir@ou.ac.lk nedir@ou.ac.lk


 

Senior Lecturer Gr 1 in Zoology,  Department of Zoology, The Open University of Sri Lanka ( 1993 – to – date )

Head ,  Department of Zoology, The Open University of Sri Lanka ( May 2011 – May 2017 )

Area of Specification:

Animal taxonomy

Research Intrests:

Soil and litter faunal studies, Invertebrate taxonomy

Affiliations:

NULL

Course Coordination:

BSc Degree programme Co ordinator – ZYU3500-Animal life and Diversity, Advanced certificate in Wild life conservation and management programme- coordinator- ZLU2601,Wild Life Biology, Diploma in Natural resourses and Eco Tourism programme ƒ?? Coordinator, ZOD1280, Life on Earth

Researches:

                         

Research  Publications:  Ms.E.A.D.N.D.Edirisinghe

 

  • Edirisinghe,E.A.D.N.D,  Wijeratna,M.J.S (1986 ) Food resource partitioning among the fishes  co existing in brush parks, an artificial habitat in a lagoon in Sri Lanka. Journal of Inland fisheries, vo 3, p115-125.
  • Quader,M.M., E.A.D.N.D.Edirisinghe.( 2013 ) Distribution of soil and litter fauna in three different habitats in Waga natural forest reserve in Kalutara district ;Sri Lanka Annual Academic Sessions 2012, The Open University of Sri Lanka
  • Quader,M.M., E.A.D.N.D.Edirisinghe.( 2013 ) Study on Coleopteran fauna in Soil and Litter of Waga Natural Forest reserve in Sri  Lanka.Annual Proceedings of the Annual Academic Sessions OUSL, 2013, p 1457
  • L.K.Senaratna, R.U.Thantirigoda, E.A.D.N.D.Edirisinghe, W.C.W.Perera, N.Kathikeyan ( 2005 )A preliminary investigation on needs and effectiveness of councelling for students in the B.Sc Degree programme at the OUSL, Annual academic sessions , OUSL, p 31-39
  • D.Devendra, E.A.D.N.D.Edirisinghe, K.Bulumulla, S.Gunathilaka, S. Rajamanthri ( 2005 ) A study of student expectations of face to face contact sessions at the Open university of Sri Lanka, Annual academic sessions , OUSL, p 61 – 66
  • L.K.Senaratna, R.U.Thantirigoda, E.A.D.N.D.Edirisinghe, W.C.W.Perera, N.Kathikeyan ( 2005 ) A study of the effectiveness of orientation sessions for students in the B.Sc Degree programme at the Open university of Sri Lanka, Annual academic sessions , OUSL, p 12 – 16
  • L.K.Senaratna, R.U.Thantirigoda, E.A.D.N.D.Edirisinghe, W.C.W.Perera, N.Kathikeyan ( 2005 ) A study of the effectiveness of Academic counseling for students in the B.Sc Degree programme at the OUSL, Annual academic sessions , OUSL, p 8 – 11
  • L.K.Senaratna, R.U.Thantirigoda, E.A.D.N.D.Edirisinghe, W.C.W.Perera, N.Kathikeyan ( 2005 ) A study on personal councelling for students in the B.Sc Degree programme at the OUSL, Annual academic sessions,2005 , OUSL, p 16-19
  • M.N.K.De Zoysa, G.Bandarage, E.A.D.N.D.Edirisinghe, R.U.Tantirigoda, K.C.Weerakoon ( 2011 ) The effectiveness of a novel instructional method in enhancing thinking skills in an undergraduate chemistry experiment, Annual academic sessions , OUSL, p 311 -315
  • T.K.Weerasinghe.E.A.D.N.D.Edirisinghe  and F.N.Nazar (2013) Preliminary  study on the Impacts of land use changes through some soil properties. Symposium proceedings of National symposium on Soil biodiversity 2013, p 183
  • R.U.Tantirigoda, J.Wattavidanage, ,J.C.N.Rajendra, , B.K.L..Wickramasinghe, E.A.D.N.D.Edirisinghe ,, G.Bandarage ( 2014 ) Making “Significant Others” partners in motivating freshmen of the B.Sc Degree programme at the Open University of Sri Lanka: A preliminary study, Annual academic sessions,2014 , OUSL
  • G.Bandarage, E.A.D.N.D.Edirisinghe,JC.N.Rajendra, K.D.V.F.Siriwardana, S.Somaratna,R.U.Tantirigoda,, J.Wattavidanage ( 2015 ) Effectiveness of a modified version of peer assisted study sessions in improving academic performance: An Open and Distance Leaning case study Annual academic sessions ,2015, OUSL, p 1 -4

 

,

,

Ongoing Research:

Analysis of undergraduate performance in the BSc Degree programme of the Open  University of Sri Lanka in respective to the prior learning and learner support

Research Supervisions:

Reserch  Supervised –

  • Termite faunal sstudies
  • Ant faunal studies
  • Canopy invertebrate faunal studies
  • Soil and litter faunal studies

 

 

 

 

Apply Online