Effective teaching takes place when teachers or instructors are able to deliver lessons effectively by engaging learners mentally.  Therefore, the teachers should possess the ability to be current and use technology to make the learning environment more interactive to capture their learners’ attention. In addition, the educators should re-design their teaching techniques and make their teaching learner-centered.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of programme, participants will be able to:

  • Use effective communication skills to motivate and teach the learners
  • Design dynamic learning activities that reinforce learning goals
  • Apply different teaching approaches to engage the learners

Who May Attend

For lecturers, teachers and trainers who are directly involved in a teaching and learning environment

Sections Contents
Section 1Dynamic Communication Skills for Educators
Stage presence
Voice Control
Body language
Delivery
Know your audience
Section 2Techniques for Effective Teaching
Motivating learners
Different teaching approaches
Effective opening and closure
Organising teaching materials
Using Visual Aids
Managing difficult learners
Time management
Section 3Learner-centered Strategies
Understanding learners
Engaging learners
Use of technology
Useful traditional approaches
Section 4Practice Session on Creating Interesting Teaching Activities

Facilitator

Manjuladevi Ramalingam is a very experienced and professional educationist. Her interest in the field of English Language development has proved her to be an industrious, capable and excellent communicator. She has more than 15 years of experience in the field of education.

Manjula specializes in English Language Teaching as well as Effective Communication Skills. She has been and effective lecturer at her previous higher learning institution for the past 12 years. In addition, she has also been freelancing at various local public universities. Apart from that, she has also provided in-house trainings for the lecturers at her previous work place, both in teaching techniques and communication skills.

Manjula has also co-authored three books which are already available in the market, namely, English for Professional Communication – Business and Commerce; Social Science and Humanities and Science and Engineering.

Being a trained teacher in the field of English language, she determined to specialize further in the field by obtaining a Bachelor of Art (Hons) and Masters of Arts, both majoring in English language.