Dr.S.Rajaram. Professor of English

sreng@tce.edu

Educational Qualification

DEGREE BRANCH INSTITUTE YEAR
B.A English Devanga Arts College, Aruppukottai 1984
B.Ed English Madurai Kamaraj University 1988
M.A English VHNSN College,Virudhunagar 1986
M.Phil English Madurai Kamaraj University 1997
Ph.D Indian Writing in English Madurai Kamaraj University 2012

Experience

PERIOD NO OF YEARS DESIGNATION INSTITUTION
10-10-2012 to Till date Till Date Professor of English Thiagarajar College of Engineering, Madurai
01-01-2006 to 09-10-2012 6 Years and 8 Months Associate Professor in English Thiagarajar College of Engineering, Madurai
02-07-2000 to 31-12-2005 5 Years Lecturer in English (Selection Grade) Thiagarajar College of Engineering, Madurai
02-07-1997 to 01-07-2000 3 Years Lecturer in English (Senior Grade) Thiagarajar College of Engineering, Madurai
02-07-1990 to 01-07-1997 7 Years Lecturer in English ( Ordinary Grade) Thiagarajar College of Engineering, Madurai

Journals

  1. S.Rajaram, S.Kanagaraj, Cross Cultural Conflict in Baharati Mukherjees The Tigers Daughter, International Journal- Language in India, Volume-11 pp 20
  2. S.Rajaram, Teaching English through Movies, , Journal-The English Classroom, , Vol-13 No.1, June 2011, pp 32-38,
  3. S.Rajaram, Effective Use of Web-Based Resources for Enhancing ESL Learning Environment, International Journal -Greener Journal Educational Research, Vol.1.1, pp.15-18, Dec. 2011.

Conferences

  1. S.Rajaram, Transforming Teaching Through Technology,, Bannari Amman Institute of Technology, Satyamangalam,
  2. S.Rajaram, Teaching English through Movies,, Regional Institute of English, South India, Bangalore,,
  3. S.Rajaram, How to Develop CALL Tools for Better Commutainment A Review,, Yadava Women’s College, Madurai,,
  4. S.Rajaram, Computer-Assisted Language Learning in Current ESL Class Rooms,, Velammal College of Engineering and Technology, Madurai,,
  5. S.Rajaram, Family Relationships in the Plays of Arthur Miller,, Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai,
  6. S.Rajaram, Cross Cultural Conflict in the Novels of Bharati Mukherjee,, Devanga Arts College Aruppukottai,,
  7. S.Rajaram, Teaching Technical English Writing- A New Perspective,, Sri Subbaraya & Narayana College Narasaraopet Guntur- Dist, AP, ,
  8. S.Rajaram, Effective Communication for Engineering Students - A Remedial Programme, Bannari Amman Institute of Technology, Satyamangalam, ----

Seminar, Conference, Workshop Attended

  1. AICTE QIP Sponsored One Week One Week Short Term Course -Smart Multifunctional Materials for Sensors and Actuators- at TCE,, 07-03-2019 to 13-03-2019
  2. TEQIP III Sponsored Faculty Training Program- ICT Tools for Effective Teaching - at TCE,, 21-01-2019 to 22-01-2019
  3. AICTE -ISTE Sponsored One Week Short Term Course - Smart Materials and Structures - at TCE, , 03-12-2018 to 08-12-2018
  4. AICTE Sponsored Faculty Development Program - Grammar for Technical Writing - at TCE, , 14-11-2018 to 01-01-0001
  5. English Language Teaching Program for the Teachers of English in Engineering Colleges and Polytechnic Colleges in Tamilnadu - at The Commissionerate of Technical Education, Chennai , 21-02-2018 to 01-01-0001
  6. AICTE Sponsored One Week Faculty Development Program - Design Thinking for Academic Excellence at TCE -, 31-01-2018 to 06-02-2018
  7. TEQIP Sponsored Three-Day Workshop on " Integrating Science with Engineering", Thiagarajar College of Engg., Madurai , 21-03-2017 to 23-03-2017
  8. AICTE Sponsored Faculty Development Program- Integrating Science with Engineering- at TCE , 21-03-2017 to 23-03-2017
  9. TEQIP Sponsored National Workshop on " White LEDs for 21st Century Lighting Systems", Thiagarajar College of Engg., Madurai, , 09-03-2017 to 09-03-2017
  10. One-Day Workshop on "Psychological First Aid for Students ", Thiagarajar College of Engg., Madurai, 06-02-2017 to 06-02-2017
  11. One-Day Workshop "Standard Operating Procedures for TCE" at Thiagarajar College of Engg., Madurai, 22-11-2016 to 22-11-2016
  12. One-Day Workshop on "Understanding Human Behaviour ", Thiagarajar College of Engg., Madurai, 20-10-2016 to 20-10-2016
  13. " The Battle of the Chalk and the Mouse -Creative Ways to Use Technology in English Classroom" organised by Cambridge English at Madurai, 22-07-2016 to 22-07-2016
  14. Three- Day Workshop on "Assessment and Evaluation - Principles and Practices" Thiagarajar College of Engineering, Madurai, 02-11-2015 to 04-11-2015
  15. (Online/Face-to Face) ISTE STTP on "Technical Communication for Scientists and Engineers" conducted by IIT Bombay at Thiagarajar College of Engineering, Madurai, 08-10-2015 to 05-12-2015
  16. One-Week ISTE STTP for Coordinators on "Technical Communication", IIT, Mumbai, 24-08-2015 to 29-08-2015
  17. TEQIP Sponsored Two- Day Workshop on "Transformation of Leadership into Excellence" Thekkadi, Kerala, 15-08-2015 to 16-08-2015
  18. Two-Week ISTE STTP on "Environmental Studies", Thiagarajar College of Engineering, Madurai, , 02-06-2015 to 12-06-2015
  19. Two-Day Workshop on "Personal Values", Thiagarajar College of Engg., Madurai, 03-03-2015 to 04-03-2015
  20. TEQIP Sponsored Three-Day Workshop on "Designing Engineering Education Research Studies", Thiagarajar College of Engg., Madurai , 20-08-2014 to 22-08-2014
  21. TEQIP Sponsored Two- Day Workshop on " Outcome-based Education", Thiagarajar College of Engg., Madurai , 27-01-2014 to 28-01-2014
  22. TEQIP Sponsored Workshop on " Outcome Based Education", Thiagarajar College of Engg., Madurai , 27-01-2014 to 28-01-2014
  23. Two-Day Workshop on “ Empowering Communication Skills in English", Thiagarajar College of Engineering, Madurai., 29-07-2013 to 30-07-2013
  24. "Joy of Engineering, Design and Innovation", Thiagarajar College of Engineering, Madurai, 14.02.2013
  25. Two -Day Workshop on “Akash for Education”Thiagarajar College of Engg. Madurai,, 10-11-2012 to 01-01-0001
  26. BEC Coordinators Workshop on "Teaching the Four Skills", Cambridge ESOL, Chennai, 06-09-2012 to 06-09-2012
  27. Two-Week Webinar on ”An Introduction to Research Methodology ”Thiagarajar College of Engg. Madurai, , 25-06-2012 to 04-07-2012
  28. "Developing Workplace Communication Skill of Young Graduates", Thiagarajar College of Engg. Madurai, 29.08.2011-30.08. 2011
  29. "Effective Communicative English Teaching", Anna University of Technology, Madurai, 25.03.2011
  30. One-Week Faculty Development Program - Free Open Source Software - at TCE,, 30-11-2009 to 04-12-2009
  31. "Using Technologies to Teach Business English and the Challenges in Teaching Business English", British Council Division, Chennai , 20.06.2009
  32. AICTE Staff Development Two-Week Program - Multimedia Data Types and Formats - at TCE, , 12-11-2007 to 24-11-2007
  33. "Soft Skills for UG Curriculum" - A Workshop , TCS Peepul Park, Trivandrum, 21.09.2007-22.09.2007
  34. DST -FST Sponsored One Week Faculty Development Program -Smart Materials and Structures- at TCE , , 10-09-2007 to 14-09-2007
  35. One Week Faculty Development Program - Free and Open Source Software Tools- at TCE , 08-01-2007 to 13-01-2007
  36. "Internet and Interactive Teaching of English", PKR Arts College for Women, Gopichettipalayam, 12.08.2005 -13.08.2005
  37. Teachers Training Workshop on Business English , Thiagarajar College of Engg. Madurai, 28.12.2004 -30.12.2004
  38. ELTAI-Twenty Fifth Annual Conference, Anna University, Chennai, 06.02.2004- 07.02.2004
  39. "Office Automation", Thiagarajar College of Engg. Madurai, 08.07.2002- 13.07.2002
  40. "Multimedia and Internet for Effective Teaching", Anna University, Chennai, 10.12.2001 11.12.2001
  41. "Technical Communication", Anna University, Chennai, 09.02.1999 11.0219.99
  42. Refresher Course- "Functional English", Madurai Kamarajar University, Madurai, 11.03.1998 31.03.1998
  43. Refresher Course, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore, 05.06.1996- 02.07.1996
  44. Orientation Course, Academic Staff College , Pondichery, 16.11.1995-13.12.1995
  45. Teaching Business English , British Council Division, Chennai , May, 2002

Seminar, Conference, Workshop Organised

  1. 20-Hour Business English Certificate Training Program - March 2019,, 31-01-2019 to 26-02-2019
  2. TEQIP Sponsored Two-Day Faculty Development Program on "Research Paper Writing", Thiagarajar College of Engineering, Madurai, 23-02-2017 to 24-02-2017
  3. 30-Hour Business English Certificate Program -March 2017, 21-02-2017 to 10-04-2017
  4. Online/Face-to Face ISTE STTP on "Technical Communication for Scientists and Engineers" conducted by IIT Bombay at Thiagarajar College of Engineering, Madurai, 08-10-2015 to 05-12-2015
  5. 30-Hour BEC Training Program = September 2014 , 12-08-2014 to 13-09-2014
  6. Business English Certificate Training Programme,, 20-08-2013 to 20-09-2013
  7. Business English Certificate Training Programme, March-2014, 05-02-0014 to 08-03-0014
  8. Business English Certificate Training Programme TCE, Aug-September-2013, 05-08-0013 to 14-09-0013
  9. Two- Week English Appreciation Program and TOIEC Preparation for Japanese University Students TCE National February-2009, 26-02-0009 to 10-03-0009
  10. Two- Week English Appreciation Program and TOIEC Preparation for Japanese University Students TCE National February-2008, 11-02-0008 to 22-02-0008
  11. Business English Certificate Training Programme, TCE, Aug- September 2012
  12. Business English Certificate Training Programme, TCE, Feb- March 2007
  13. Business English Certificate Training Programme, TCE, Aug- September, 2008
  14. Business English Certificate Training Programme,, TCE, Feb- March, 2013
  15. Business English Certificate Training Programme, TCE, Feb- March 2009
  16. Business English Certificate Training Programme, TCE, Aug- September 2007
  17. Business English Certificate Training Programme, TCE, Feb- March 2008
  18. Business English Certificate Training Programme, TCE, Feb- March 2011
  19. 3-Day BEC Teachers Training Workshop on Business English Certificate, TCE, Dec,28-30, 2004
  20. Business English Certificate Training Programme , TCE, Aug- September 2011
  21. Business English Certificate Training Programme, TCE, Aug- September, 2010
  22. 2-Day BEC Teachers Support Programme By Cambridge ESOL, TCE, Aug-29-30, 2011
  23. Business English Certificate Training Programme, TCE, Feb- March 2010
  24. Business English Certificate Training Programme, TCE, Aug- September 2009
  25. Business English Certificate Training Programme, TCE, Nov-December 2005
  26. Business English Certificate Training Programme, TCE, Mar- April, 2012

Lectures Delivered

TOPIC DELIVERED AT PERIOD
Employability Skills and Attitude Building Anna University, Regional Campus, Madurai 08-08-2019 to 08-08-2019
Two- Week Faculty Development Program - The Art of Living for Entrepreneurs Anna University, Regional Campus, Madurai 20-06-2019 to 20-06-2019
AICTE Faculty Development Program - Write Right - Art of Research Paper Writing Thiagarajar College of Engineering, Madurai 19-03-2019 to 19-03-2019
AICTE- QIP Sponsored Short -Term Program - Art of Proofreading for Technical Writing Thiagarajar College of Engineering, Madurai 11-03-2019 to 11-03-2019
AICTE-QIP Sponsored Faculty Development Program- Art of Editing Research Papers in Technical Writing Thiagarajar College of Engineering, Madurai, 09-03-2019 to 09-03-2019
AICTE Sponsored FDP -Art of Living Thiagarajar College of Engineering, Madurai 05-12-2018 to 05-12-2018
AICTE Sponsored FDP -Art of Proof Reading Journals Thiagarajar College of Engineering, Madurai 03-12-2018 to 03-12-2018
Students Orientation Program – Character Building and Employability Skills Anna University – Regional Campus , Madurai 05-09-2018 to 05-09-2018
AICTE Sponsored FDP -Art of Technical Writing KLN College of Engineering, Madurai 09-05-2018 to 09-05-2018
AICTE Sponsored FDP -Need for Interpersonal and Soft Skills for Academic Leadership KLN College of Engineering, Madurai 08-05-2018 to 08-05-2018
Art of Editing Research Manuscripts- Write Right AICTE Sponsored Faculty Development Program on "Research Perspectives on Robotics and Vision", Thiagarajar College of Engg., Madurai 05-12-2017 to 05-12-2017
Invited Talk on" How to Build a Professional Resume" IEEE Madurai Hub Congress, Madurai 19-08-2017 to 19-08-2017
Faculty Development Program -How to Write a Research Paper Mepco Schlenk College of Engineering, Sivakasi 10-08-2017 to 10-08-2017
Faculty Development Program on Research Paper Writing - Avoiding Common Errors in Technical Writing Mepco Schlenk Engineering College, Sivakasi 10-08-2017 to 10-08-2017
One Day Workshop - Proof Reading and Editing Research Manuscripts JCT College of Engg and Technology, Coimbatore 04-03-2017 to 04-03-2017
Research Paper Writing Phase VI - Write Right Thiagarajar College of Engg, Madurai 24-02-2017 to 24-02-2017
Research Paper Writing Phase VI - Common Errors in Research Papers Thiagarajar College of Engg, Madurai 23-02-2017 to 23-02-2017
Research Paper Writing -Write Right TEQIP Workshop Phase V- Thiagarajar College of Engg, Madurai 24-01-2017 to 24-01-2017
Research Paper Writing -Write Right TEQIP Workshop Phase IV- Thiagarajar College of Engg, Madurai 23-12-2016 to 23-12-2016
Research Paper Writing - Write Right Thiagarajar College of Engg., Madurai 28-11-2016 to 28-11-2016
Research Paper Writing -Write Right TEQIP Workshop Phase III- Thiagarajar College of Engg, Madurai 15-09-2016 to 15-09-2016
Research Paper Writing -Write Right TEQIP Workshop Phase II- Thiagarajar College of Engg, Madurai 29-08-2016 to 29-08-2016
Research Paper Writing- Write Right TEQIP Workshop Phase I - Thiagarajar College of Engg, Madurai 26-08-2016 to 26-08-2016
Career Guidance Program Gandhigram Rural Institute- Deemed University 23-03-2015 to 23-03-2015
Basic Skills of Budding Entrepreneurs Sri Meenakshi Govt. Arts College for Women, Madurai 23-02-2015 to 23-02-2015
Write Right TEQIP Workshop -Thiagarajar College of Engg. Madurai 04-02-2015 to 04-02-2015
Inaugural Address - English Department Association Velammal College of Engineering and Technology, Madurai 19-07-2014 to 19-07-2014
One Day Workshop - Placement Preparation Technical Symposium, Madurai 16-02-2014 to 16-02-2014
Motivational Speech for School Students TCE NSS Camp, Soorakulam 06-02-2014 to 06-02-2014
Faculty Development Proframme -- “Effective Teaching and Learning Strategies” Sardar Raja College of Engineering, Thirunelveli 09-11-2013 to 09-11-2013
Two-Day Workshop “Effective Listening Skills” M. Kumarasamy College of Engineering and Technology, Karur 29-10-2013 to 30-10-2013
“You Should Win”- Personality Development Programme Shree Sowdambika College of Engineering, Aruppukottai 25-10-2013 to 25-12-2013
Two-Day Workshop “Effective Listening Skills” M. Kumarasamy College of Engineering and Technology, Karur 10-10-2013 to 11-12-2013
Placement Preparation Training The Residency, Coimbatore 06-10-2013 to 06-10-2013
Common Errors in Technical Writing Thiagarajar College of Engineering, Madurai 05-09-2013 to 05-09-2013
One- Day Workshop - “How to Succeed in Job Interviews” For Technical Symposium at Hotel Fortel,Chennai 31.03.2013
"Perspectives of Personality Development" Sardar Raja College of Engineering, Alangulam, Thirunelveli 16.02.2013
"Interview Techniques and Body Language in Job Interviews" K.S.Rangasamy College of Technology, Thiruchengode 09.02.2013
One-Day Workshop for Placement Preparation VPMM College of Engineering for Women, Krishnankovil 23.01.2013
One- Day Workshop - “How to Succeed in Job Interviews” For Technical Symposium at Hotel Fotune Pandian, Madurai 29.12.2012
"Employability Skills- A Cutain Raiser" K.L.N. College of Engineering, Madurai-11 11.12.2012
"Effective Communication" Madurai Kamaraj University Constituent College, Aruppukottai 06.12.2012
Orientation Address for I B.E Students Bharat Niketan College of Engineering, Andipatti 01.12.2012
"Interview Techniques" K.L.N. College of Information Technology, Madurai-11 15.03.2012
A Motivational Speech for Rural School Students at TCE NSS Camp Govt. High School, Thonugal. Virudhunagar Dist. 04.03.2012
A Personality Development Programme for MBA Students Gandhigram Rural institute Deemed University, Dindigul 29.02.2012
“Importance of Effective Communication for the Personal and Professional Growth of Students” Vysya College , Salem 25.02.2012
"Communication Skills and Confidence Building Strategies" VPMM College of Arts and Sciences for Women, Krishnankoil 10.12.2011(FN)
"Communication Skills and Confidence Building Strategies" VPMM College of Engineering for Women, Krishnankovil 10.12.2011(AN)
Orientation Address for I B.E Students Ultra College of Engineering and Technology for Women, Madurai 04.08.2011
A Motivational Speech for Rural School Students at TCE NSS Camp Govt. High School, Thonugal. Virudhunagar Dist. 06.03.2011
A Personality Development Programme 2 Sessions Ultra College of Engineering and Technology for Women, Madurai 29.01.2011
Inaugural Address of English Association on “4Ds for Engineering Students” Ultra College of Engineering and Technology for Women, Madurai 05.10.2010
One-Day Workshop -“Group Discussion Techniques and Practice” VPMM College of Engineering for Women, Krishnankovil 02.10.2010
“Active Listening Skills” at “WELSS-2010”- a Workshop on English Language Skills K.L.N. College of Information Technology, Madurai-11 14.08.2010
One-Day Workshop “Importance of Effective Communication and Soft Skills” VPMM College of Engineering for Women, Krishnankovil 11.07.2010
“Perspectives of Personality Development” Kamaraj College of Engineering and Technology, Virudunagar 13.10.2009
One-Day Workshop - “How to Market Yourself” ANJA Polytechnic, Sivakasi 17.02.2009
One-Day Workshop - "Tips for Interviews and GDs" MAVM SACS Engg.College Madurai 15.09.2008
One-Day Workshop - “You Can Win” ANJA Polytechnic, Sivakasi 29.07.2008
One-Day Orientation Programme "You Shoud Win" ANJA Polytechnic, Sivakasi 22.12.2006
"What Next After B.E"- A Career Guidance Programme MAVM SACS Engg.College Madurai 15.09.2006
One Day Workshop on “Interview Techniques and Body Language” MAVM SACS Engg.College Madurai 10.07.2006
"Interview Techniques and Body Language" PTR College of Engineering, Madurai 19.10.2004
Two-Day Teachers Orientation Programme Sarva Seva Matriculation School , Thonugal 17.05.2004-18.05.2004

Awards / Recognition Received

  1. Outstanding Contribution Award, TCE

Membership

NAME OF SOCIETY DETAILS PERIOD
Indian Society of Technical Education Life Member Since 1992
English Language Teachers Association Member Since 2001

Other Achievements

  1. Delivered Five Video Lectures under the TEQIP on " Basic Grammar of Technical Communication" for Tamil Medium and Lateral Entry Students and they were sent to all Engineering Colleges in Tamilnadu by the State Council for Technical Education, Chennai. The videos are also available in Youtube.
  2. Developed Two Computer-Assisted Language Learning Tools for Listening Practice