Dr Stars Jasmine is an Assistant Professor in the Department of English at Anna University. She has about 30 years of experience in teaching and had taught the secondary and higher secondary school students, apart from being the Principal of the school for 14 years. She always follows the student-centred learning atmosphere in classes and had introduced innovative teaching methods in school and college. She aspired for holistic education for students and had made them get involved in the learning process. She was awarded the Bharath Excellence Award and Golden Personalities Award by the Friendship Forum, New Delhi.
Her PhD thesis is titled “Gender Bias in ESL Acquisition” which was published as a monograph by Verlag de Muller, Germany in the year 2007. She had brought out a Technical English Textbook for college students. Her projects were on Teaching and Learning Listening Skill and Production of a Pedagogical Model for Listening. E materials and teaching modules had been prepared to improve the passive skill of the learners. Some of the areas of research are Using Mobile Assisted Language Learning(MALL), Motivation and Aptitude of Language Learners, Use of Technology in Language Learning, Digital Stories, Project Based Language Learning, etc. She had been the Chief Editor of the Guindy Times, the college news magazine for 12 years and Anna University News Bulletin for 10 years. She is interested in western music and travelling.
Anna University is a premier technical university in Chennai, South India. The University is 250 years old, a premier state, run institution ranking 4th among the universities in India and 8th in engineering by the National Institutional Ranking Framework. It caters to all engineering fields and offers undergraduate, postgraduate and doctorate degrees in engineering, technology, architecture, management and science, and humanities. I belong to the Department of Science and Humanities, and we conduct language programs for undergraduates, postgraduates and PhD in Language and literature. There are around 500 engineering colleges affiliated to it and Anna University is responsible for conducting examinations, announcing results of all institutions.
This profile appears in the World Book of Researchers 2019.
Information correct as on 22 May 2019 0920 HRS GMT.