Ms. Subhashi Anuradha Wijesinghe

Lecturer

B. Sc. Agriculture (Honors) (University of Peradeniya) M. A. in Linguistics (University of Kelaniya)

Department of English Language Teaching (DELT)
Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences
Lecturer
Contact:

Colombo Regional Center, 1st Floor, Department of English Language Teaching (DELT), Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (Building No 14).

Office: 0112881058, Ext: 557

E-mail: swije@ou.ac.lk


Areas of Specialization:

Food Science and Technology, Linguistics.

Research interests:

Online Language Teaching and Language Assessment.

Affiliations:

Member – SLELTA (Sri Lanka English Language Teachers’ Association)

Member – TESOL International Association (Member ID: 299832)

Secretary – FaRMS (Friendship and Revitalizing Mutual Support)

Programme Coordination:

English for Academic Purposes (Legal Studies)

Course Coordination:

LSC0207, LEE3604, LEE3605

Researches:
  • Ratwatte, H., Raheem, R.,& Wijesinghe, S. (2002). Establishing Computer based Testing: The OUSL. 2nd International conference of the Sri Lanka English Language Teachers Association(SLELTA).
  • Raheem, R., & Wijesinghe, S. (2003). Computer Based Testing for English – Issues & Concerns. Inaugural Annual Academic Sessions OUSL.
  • Satharasinghe, S.A.A.K., Abeysekera, N.K., Bogamuwa, I.N.G., & Wijesinghe, K.G.S.A., (2010). Teaching English for General Academic Purposes: Perspectives of Practitioners. 6th International conference of the Sri Lanka English Language Teachers Association(SLELTA).
  • Satharasinghe, S.A.A.K., & Wijesinghe, K.G.S.A., (2019). Perceptions of the visiting academics on course materials of English for Legal Studies programme in the Open University of Sri Lanka. Open University Research Sessions ISSN 2012-9912.
  • Abeysekera, N. K. and Wijesinghe, K. G. S. A. (2020). Online or Offline Sessions? An Analysis of Influencing Factors of Absenteeism Among the Students of English for Academic Purposes. Open University Research Sessions ISSN 2012-9912.
  • Abeysekera, N. K., Satharasinghe, S. A. A. K. and Wijesinghe, K. G. S. A. (2020). Learning English at Tertiary Level via Zoom Technology – The Experience of OUSL Students. SSN Two- Day International Conference on Online Teaching and Testing of English Language: Challenges and Solutions, Chennai, India.
Ongoing Research:
  • Challenges encountered in Online Assessment – A Case Study on English for Legal Studies.
  • Investigating the Causes of Learner Drop-out in the Beginner’s Course of the Programme of English for Legal Studies.
Publications:
  • Abeysekera, N.K. and Wijesinghe, K.G.S.A., (2021). Programme in English for Legal Studies – Stakeholders’ Perceptions on the New Normal Experience. VISTAS 16 issue 02: 2021.
  • Abeysekera, N.K., Wijesinghe, K.G.S.A. and Dissanayake S.D., (2022). Investigating the Effectiveness of Teaching Listening and Speaking Skills in English in the Next Normal Situation – A Review. VISTAS  17  issue 01: 2022.
  • Abeysekera, N. K., Wijesinghe, K. G. S. A. and Satharasinghe, S. A. A. K. (2020). Using Zoom Technology for Second Language Teaching in Challenging situations – The OUSL Experience during COVID -19 – 34th Annual AAOU Conference, Vol II (2021), pg 365-374.
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