Dr. D. Praveen Sam

 Dr-D-Praveen-Sam  Assistant Professors 

Dr. D. Praveen Sam M.A., M.Phil., PGCTE, PGDTE, PhD

Email: praveensamd@ssn.edu.in, praveen.samphd@gmail.com

Dr. D. Praveen Sam graduated B.A. & M.A. from St. Joseph College (Autonomous), Trichy, M.Phil from Bharathidasan University, Trichy and PhD from Anna University, Chennai. During his college days, he was the athletic captain of the college and Student Secretary of the English department. His academic training and about 13 years of experience in English language teaching (ELT) at different Engineering Institutions including Anna University and three years of working experience as e-Learning Specialist at Tutors World Wide India Pvt. Ltd., have prepared him to be an effective teacher. His passion lies in content development, developing asynchronous and synchronous e-learning platforms for language teaching-learning. He has been recognized as a Ph. D Supervisor of Anna University Chennai

 FIELD OF SPECIALIZATION 

  • Asynchronous e-learning – teaching of English language
  • Material Production
  • English Literature and Literary criticism

PUBLICATIONS

      Book:

  1. A Course in Technical English, CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS, 2019.
  1. Introduction to Design Thinking, MCGRAW-HILL INDIA, 2019.
  1. Technical English: A Workbook, CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS, 2019.
  1. Monsoon: English for Everyone, CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS.
  1. Harmony, MAINSPRING PUBLISHERS: 2017 – A Textbook for II semester General English, Pariyar University, Salem. 
  1. Communication Skills 1&2, MAINSPRING PUBLISHERS: 2015 – A Textbook for Semester I and II of the Polytechnic Colleges in Tamil Nadu.

Journals (International):

  1. Loyola Innaci & Praveen Sam D. (2019) Task-Based Vocabulary Retention Strategies in the General English Classroom, in The ELT Practitioner, Vol 6, N0. 1, e-ISSN 2349-2155.
  1. Praveen Sam D & Keerthy S. (2018) Language Learning Situation: Within Classroom and in the Family and Society. The English Classroom, Vol. 20, No. 2, pp. 106-115.
  1. Keerthy S & Praveen Sam D (2018) The Situation Analysis of Migrant Population Residing in the Flood Prone Areas in Chennai. Anthropologist, Vol. 34, No. 1-3, 2018. (IF:0.13)
  1. Praveen Sam D (2018) Using Humor as a Supplementary Tool in the ESL Classroom. Journal of English Studies, Vol. XII, No. 4, (IF:0.10)
  1. Keerthy S & Praveen Sam D (2017) Ecocritical Tropes in Jawaharlal Nehru’s Glimpses of World History. Journal of English Language and Literature- JOELL, Vol. 4, No.2, 156-162, Dec 2017.
  1. Loyola Innaci, D & Praveen Sam D (2017) Integrating Retention-based Strategies for Teaching Vocabulary in the ESL Classroom. International Refereed Multidisciplinary Journal of Contemporary Research, 5, No. 4, 103-108, Oct 2017.
  1. Loyola Innaci, D & Praveen Sam D (2017) Using Context Clues as a Vocabulary Learning Strategy: An Experimental Study. Journal of English Language and Literature- JOELL, Vol. 4, No.3, 39-43, Sep 2017. 
  1. Praveen Sam D (2016) “Natural Approach of Teaching English Language on a Flipped Classroom Platform to Tertiary Level Engineering Learners”, International Journal of Educational Sciences, Vol. 14, No. 1-2, Aug 2016. 
  1. Praveen Sam D (2016) “Learning beyond the Classroom through WhatsApp_ An Informal Channel to Motivate Learners to stay Connected”, Asian Journal of Research in Social Sciences and Humanities , Vol. 6, No. 9, Sep 2016. 
  1. Praveen Sam D & Premalatha Rajan. (2014) “The Impact of Scaffolding Question on the Comprehension Skills of Middle School ESL Students: An Experimental Study”, Man in India, Vol. 94, No. 4, pp. 137-150, 2014. (I.F-0.12) 
  1. Praveen Sam D & Premalatha Rajan.(2013) “Using Graphic Organizers to Improve Reading Comprehension Skills for the Middle School ESL Students”, English Language Teaching (ELT), Vol. 6, No. 2, pp. 155 – 170, 2013. (I.F-1.9)
  1. Praveen Sam D & Premalatha Rajan. (2013) “Individual Tutoring Plan (ITP) in Mapping Content for Teaching Reading Strategies Using Asynchronous E-Leaning as Supplementary Tool: An Experimental Study”, International Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences (IJHSS), 2, No. 1, pp. 19 – 34, 2013. (I.F- 1.7392) 
  1. Praveen Sam D & Premalatha Rajan. (2011) “Individual Tutoring Plan (ITP) in Mapping Content for Teaching English Language Skills in Online Tutoring Environment”, Thematics Journal of English Language Teaching (TJELT), Vol. 1, No. 3, 2011. 
  1. Praveen Sam D & Premalatha Rajan. (2011) “A Survey on the Implementation and Utilization of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) In the Educational Organizations in Tamil Nadu”, Thematics Journal of English Language Teaching (TJELT), Vol. 1, No. 4, 2011. 
  1. Praveen Sam D (2013) “An Experimental Study on the Types of Content used to Assess the Understanding of Reading Comprehension Skills of the Tertiary Level EFL Students”, Modern Journal of Applied Linguistics, Vol. 6, No. 1, pp. 20-26, 2013. 
  1. Praveen Sam D (2013) “Postmodern Tone in the Poems of Kamala Das”, International Journal of Social Science and Management (IJSSM), Vol. 1, No. 6, pp. 28 – 30, 2013.

Journals (National): 

  1. Praveen Sam D (2012) “A Review on the Limitations of e-Learning in the Teaching and Learning Atmosphere in India”, SELP Journal of Social Science, Vol. 3, No. 9, pp. 5-8, 2012.
  1. Praveen Sam D (2011) “The Postmodern Tone in Salman Rushdie’s The Moor’s Last Sigh”, HERMES, Bi-annual Journal of Literature and Language Teaching, Vol. 6, No. 1, pp., 2011.

CONFERENCES & SEMINARS: INTERNATIONAL AND NATIONAL 

      International 

  1. Praveen Sam D, “The impact of reading with strategies in Engineering and Technology Education”, Golden Jubilee & 14th International Conference on Right to English organized AMITY University, Noida, in collaboration with ELTAI on 9th – 12th Oct 2019.
  1. Praveen Sam D, “Use of Content Based on Environmental Consciousness for Reading Instruction at the Tertiary Level”, International Conference on Inclusive and Equitable Quality Education in ELT (IEQEELT 2K18) organized by the Dept. of English, SSN College of Engineering in Association with Anna University, Chennai. Oct 2018.
  1. Praveen Sam D, “Strategy-Based Reading in and beyond the Classroom”, 13th International and 49th Annual Conference of ELTAI on NextGen Learners: New Demands, New Responses, English Language Teachers’ Association of India (ELTAI) & Career Point World School, Bilaspur. June 2018.
  1. Praveen Sam D, “Mind Mapping: A Pedagogic Tool for Generating, Classifying and Discoursing Ideas”, International Conference on “Evolving Strategies to Overcome Continuing Challenges in Second Language Education at the Tertiary Level,” The Department of English, Anna University, Chennai, March (1-3) 2018.
  1. Praveen Sam D, “Meme Creation: an effective platform for enhancing discussion skills of the tertiary level engineering students“, International Conference in Hindustan University and also chaired a session on 16th February, 2018. Won the best paper award.
  1. Praveen Sam D, “Language Learning Situations: Within the Classroom and in the Family and Society”, The International Conference on Empowering the English Language Learner – Materials, Methods and Testing organised by the Department of English, Anna University, Chennai. March 2017.
  1. Praveen Sam D, “Assessment of Reading Comprehension Skills of the EFL Engineering Students: An Experimental Study” in the 11th International and 47th ELTAI Annual conference on ‘Content-based Instruction and Learning: Redefining the English Language Curriculum’, at Vasavi College of Engineering (Autonomous), Hyderabad. July 2016.
  1. Praveen Sam D, “A Review of Limitations and Advantages in Implementing MALL in the Tertiary ESL Classrooms” a paper presented in the two-day International Conference on English Language: Developing Employability Skills of College Graduates at VIT University, Chennai. 30th -31st January 2015.
  1. Praveen Sam D, “A Review on the Limitations of e-Learning in India” a paper presented in the two-day International Conference on Outcome Based Teaching and Learning of English at Anna University, Chennai. 1st & 2nd March, 2013.
  1. Praveen Sam D, “Techniques of Humor used as Supplementary Tools in Teaching English Language” in a two-day International Seminar on Humanistic Language and Literature Teaching at Anna University, Chennai. 18th & 19th February, 2011.     

National 

  1. Praveen Sam D. “Flipped Classroom Model: An Effective Platform for the Natural Approach of Teaching English Language to Tertiary Level Engineering Learners” in the National Seminar on English Literature in the Digital Era organized by Dept. of English, Pondicherry University, Pondicherry.
  1. Praveen Sam D. “The Impact of Scaffolding Questions on the Reading Comprehension of Middle School ESL Students” in a two-day National Seminar on English for Specific Purposes – A Reappraisal at Anna University, Chennai. 7th & 8th March 2014.
  1. Praveen Sam D. “An Experimental Study on the Type of Content used to Assess the Understanding of Reading Comprehension Skills of the Tertiary Level EFL Students” in a two-day National Conference on Testing and Evaluation of Language Skills at Hindustan University, Chennai. 22nd & 23rd January, 2013.
  1. Praveen Sam D. “Interpersonal Skills” in a two-day National Seminar on English and Communication Skills for Employability at Anna University, Chennai. 25th & 26th March, 2009.

GUEST LECTURES DELIVERED 

  1. “From Learning to Self Learning” during the Literary Association function at Sri Kanika Parameshwari College of Arts and Science for Women, Chennai, Tamil Nadu.
  1. “Learning in the 21st century context” during the R. K. Narayanan Literary Club function at Adhi College of Engineering and Technology, Kanchipuram, Tamil Nadu.
  1. “Innovative Teaching of Grammar” one-day teacher training programme organized by ELTAL for the High School and Higher Secondary School Teachers.
  1. “Introduction to English Literature” at Jayaram College of Arts and Science, Salem, Tamil Nadu.
  1. “Importance of Body Language” at St. Joseph’s College of Arts and Science (Autonomous), Trichy, Tamil Nadu.
  1. “Intensive and Extensive Reading” at St. Joseph’s College of Arts and Science (Autonomous), Trichy, Tamil Nadu.
  1. “Teaching Quality Enhancement” for the government school teachers organized by Panchayat Union School, Yercaud, Salem.

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