Dr. S.Sakthivel | Crescent Education
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Dr. S.Sakthivel

Designation : Assistant Professor
Nature of Employment : Regular
Qualification : M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D.
Phone : 8667351099 / 9094582631
Email ID : sakthivel@crescent.education

Teaching

Educational Background

Degree Discipline Year of Passing University
Ph.D American Literature 2020 Bharathiar University, Coimbatore
M.Phil American Literature 2008 University of Madras, Chennai
M.A English Literature 2007 University of Madras, Chennai
B.A English Literature 2005 Bharathidasan University, Trichy

Work Experience

Designation Institution Duration No. of Years
Asst. Professor B.S. Abdur Rahman Institute of Science & Technology July 2019 Till date
Asst. Professor Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering, Sriperumbudur 12.06.2015 10.05.2019
Asst. Professor SRM University, Trichy Campus 28.06.2010 28.11.2014
Asst. Professor SRM University, Chennai 07.09.2009 26.06.2010
Guest Lecturer Pachaiyappa’s College, Chennai  08.12.2008 09.05.2009

Lecture Courses

  • Technical English
  • Communicative English
  • Technical English-I
  • Technical English-II
  • Communication and Soft Skills Laboratory
  • Interview and Career Skills Laboratory
  • General English

Research

Area of Research Interest

  • Literature
  • English Language Teaching

Presentation:

  • Presented a paper on “The Fusion of Fictional and Historical Characters in E.L. Doctorow’s Ragtime” in ICITELL 2019 organized by the department of English, VIT University, Vellore on 16th& 17th August 2019.
  • Presented a paper on “English Language Learning through Audio-Visual Resources” in ICICTLL 2019 organized by the Department of English, SCSVMV Deemed to be University, Enathur, Kanchipuram on 14th August, 2019.

Publications

  • S. “Illusion of a Fragmented Society in Doctorow’s Ragtime”. International Journal of Research and Analytical Reviews, Vol.: 5, Issue: 4. 2018. ISSN: 2349-5138. UGC approved journal.
  • S. “Individual’s Quest in E.L. Doctorow’s Loon Lake”. International Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research, Vol.: 5, Issue: 11. 2018. ISSN: 2349-5162. UGC approved journal.
  • S. “A Critical Study on E.L. Doctorow’s Billy Bathgate as a Postmodern Historical Narrative”. International Journal of English Language, Literature in Humanities, Vol.: 6, Issue: 11. 2018. ISSN: 2321-7065. UGC approved journal.
  • S. “Shifting Polarizations of Self and Society: An Analysis of E.L. Doctorow’s Welcome to Hard Times”. International Journal of Review of Research, Vol.: 8, Issue: 2. 2018. ISSN: 2249-894X. UGC approved journal.
  • S. “The Blend of Facts and Narrative Techniques in the Select Novels of E.L. Doctorow-A Study”. International Journal of Trend in Research and Development, Special Issue, March 2018. ISSN: 2394-9333.
  • S. “Approaches and Methods in English Language Teaching”. ROOTS-An International Journal of Multidisciplinary Researchers. Vol.: 4, Issue: 9, August 2017. ISSN: 2349-8684. UGC approved journal.
  • S. “Facts as Fiction in the select novels of E.L. Doctorow”. LangLit-An International Journal. Vol.: 4, Issue:1, August 2017. ISSN: 2349-5189. UGC approved journal.
  • S. “The function of ICT in English Language Teaching and Learning”. Bodhi-An International Journal of Research in Humanities, arts and science. Vol.: 1, Issue: 2, July 2017. ISSN: 2456-5571. UGC approved journal.
  • S. “English language teaching and learning through technology”. International Journal of English language and literature. Volume: 3, Issue:2. ISSN: 2349-2295.
  • S. “Reinterpretation of historical fact in E.L. Doctorow’s The Book of Daniel”. Research Journal of English Language and Literature. ISSN: 2395-2636(Print); 2321-3108(Online).
  • S. “Portrayal of Characters in E.L. Doctorow’s Billy Bathgate”. International Journal of English Language, Literature and Translation Studies. ISSN: 2395-2628(Print); 2349-9451(Online).

Papers published in Conference Proceedings:

  • S. Sakthivel. “The Fusion of Fictional and Historical Characters in E.L. Doctorow’s Ragtime”. Proc. of Novel Trends and Techniques in Literature and Language Research, India, Vellore. August 2019 ed, Vol-3. Bharathi Book House. (pp.258-267. Print. ISBN:978-93-86890-37-5.
  • S. “The utilization of authentic materials in English language teaching”. International conference on Innovations in the teaching of English language and literature, organized by Department of English, VIT University, Vellore. ISBN: 9789386176189.
  • S. “Changes, Challenges, and Characters in E.L. Doctorow’s Ragtime”. Fourth World Literature: The Voice of the Marginalized, A National Seminar organized by Mannar Thirumalai Naicker College, Madurai. 29th August 2015. ISBN: 978-93-85399-39-8.

International Conferences

  • Participated in IC on ‘Research Outlook, Innovations and Research Trends’ (ICROIRT-2020) held on 29th& 30th August, 2020.
  • Presented a paper on “The Fusion of Fictional and Historical Characters in E.L. Doctorow’s Ragtime” in ICITELL 2019 organized by the department of English, VIT University, Vellore on 16th& 17th August 2019.
  • Presented a paper on “English Language Learning through Audio-Visual Resources” in ICICTLL 2019 organized by the Department of English, SCSVMV Deemed to be University, Enathur, Kanchipuram on 14th August, 2019.
  • Presented a paper on “A Critical Study on E.L. Doctorow’s Billy Bathgate as a Postmodern Historical Narrative” organized by the Department of English, Thiruvalluvar University, Vellore on 27th & 28th September, 2018.
  • Presented a paper on “The blend of facts and narrative techniques in the select novels of E.L. Doctorow-A study” conducted by Vivekanandha college of arts and sciences for women, Namakkal on 6th March, 2018.
  • Participated in the Post-Centenary Diamond Jubilee International Conference on “Resisting Hegemony and Centre: Narratives of Australia, Canada and New Zealand” conducted by the Department of English, University of Madras on 20th & 21st February 2018.
  • Presented a paper on “Fact as Fiction in the select novels of E. L. Doctorow-A Study” organized by the department of English, NGM College, Pollachi on 4th & 5th August 2017.
  • Presented a paper on “Approaches and Methods in English Language Teaching” organized by St. Charles College of Education, Madurai on 27th July, 2017.
  • Presented a paper on “The function of ICT in English Language Teaching and Learning” organized by The American College, Madurai on 26th July, 2017.
  • Presented a paper on “English language teaching and learning through technology” organized by ELT@I Tirupati Chapter in association with Sree Rama Engineering College, Tirupati on 26 & 27th August 2016.
  • Presented a paper on “The Utilization of authentic materials in English language teaching” in ICITELL 2016 organized by the department of English, VIT University, Vellore on 12 & 13th August 2016.
  • Presented a paper on “Language Learning through Technology” organized by SRM University, Chennai, in association with English Language Teacher’s Association of India (ELTAI) from 18th July to 20th July 2013.
  • “Research Methods in Literature and Language” organized by Virudhunagar Hindu Nadar’s Senthikumara Nadar College, 15th March 2010, Virudhunagar. (Participated).

National Conferences

  • Presented a paper on “Changes, challenges and characters in E.L. Doctorow’s Ragtime” in UGC sponsored National Seminar organized by Mannar Thirumalai Naicker College, Madurai on 29th August 2015.
  • Presented a paper on “Language learning through social networks” organized by M. Kumarasamy College of Engineering, Karur. 3rd March 2015.
  • “Enhancement and Excellence in English for Employability and Empowerment” organized by SRM University,Chennai, in association with University of Cambridge from 24th& 25th March 2010. (Participated).
  • “Nuances of English Language Teaching” organized by Velammal Engineering College, Chennai, 7th May 2010.
  • Conference Proceedings
    • S. Sakthivel. “The Fusion of Fictional and Historical Characters in E.L. Doctorow’s Ragtime”. Proc. of Novel Trends and Techniques in Literature and Language Research, India, Vellore. August 2019 ed, Vol-3. Bharathi Book House. (pp.258-267. Print. ISBN:978-93-86890-37-5.

    FDPs, Seminars, Webinars and Workshops

    • Workshop on ‘Design and Development of E-Content’ organized by the Center for Innovation in Teaching & Learning (CITL) and Office of Dean (Academic Affairs), BSACIST on 12th August, 2020.
    • Training Program on ‘Crescent LMS for Faculty Member’ organized by the Office of Data Centre and the Office of Dean (Academic Affairs), BSACIST on 4th August, 2020.
    • National Level Webinar on ‘Nuances of Writing and Publishing a Non-Fiction Book’ Organized by Department of English, B.S. Abdur Rahman Crescent Institute of Science and Technology, Chennai on 4th July, 2020.
    • International Webinar on ‘Developing Vital Critical Thinking and Communication Skills through Visuals’ Organized by Department of English, B.S. Abdur Rahman Crescent Institute of Science and Technology, Chennai on 10th June, 2020.
    • National Webinar on ‘ICT Enabled Teaching, Learning and Evaluation of English Language & Lit.’ conducted by Noble College, AP on 5th June, 2020.
    • National Webinar on ‘Contemporary Critical Theories’ conducted by Mar Gregorios College of Arts and Science, Chennai on 3rd June, 2020.
    • Faculty Development Program on ‘Tips to face NAAC Assessment and Accreditation’ conducted by Idhaya College for Women, Sivagangai on 27th May, 2020 to 31st May, 2020.
    • International Level Seminar on ‘Contemporary Analytical Discourse of English Lit.’ conducted by St. Albert’s College, Kochi, Kerala on 27th May, 2020.
    • Webinar on ‘How to Develop Interpretation Skills’ conducted by SRM, Ramapuram on 23rd May, 2020.
    • Faculty Development Program on ‘Importance of Physiotherapy in Community’ organized bySIVET College, Chennai on 22nd May, 2020.
    • Webinar on ‘Essential Academic Skills for Teaching Fraternity’ conducted by SRM, Ramapuram on 22nd May, 2020.
    • Faculty Development Program on ‘Optimisation of Time’ organized bySIVET College, Chennai on 21st May, 2020.
    • Webinar on ‘Literary Responses to Pandemic Disasters: An Overview’ conducted by SRM, Ramapuram on 21st May, 2020.
    • International Level Webinar on ‘Personality & You’ (Personal Development & Motivation) conducted by Reena Mehta College, Mumbai on 20th May, 2020.
    • Webinar on ‘Covid 19: Impact on Education, Technology, Environment & Mankind’ conducted by Andhra Loyola Institute, AP on 30th May, 2020.
    • Webinar on ‘Polish your Academic Writing” Organized by Department of English, B.S. Abdur Rahman Crescent Institute of Science and Technology, Chennai on 21.05.2020.
    • Webinar on Webinar on “The Indian English Literary Canon: Perspectives, Texts and Readership” Organized by Department of English, B.S. Abdur Rahman Crescent Institute of Science and Technology, Chennai on 17.05.2020.
    • Webinar on ‘Life Skills to Excel in Job Market’ organized by Ramakrishnan College of Technology, Trichy on 23rd May, 2020.
    • Webinar on ‘Critical thinking through literature’ conducted by PSGR Krishnammal College for Women on 11th May 2020.
    • One Day National Level Workshop on ‘Virtual Assessment Programme on Research Methodology’ conducted by Department of English, SCSVMV Deemed to be University, Enathur, Kanchipuram on 13th May, 2020.
    • Faculty Development Program on ‘Research Methodology & IPR’ organized by Rajalakshmi Engineering College, Chennai on 30th November, 2019.
    • One Day National Level Workshop on ‘Initiation into Journalistic Writing and Ad Writing’ conducted by Department of English, Loyola College, Chennai on 4th October, 2019.
    • International Workshop on ‘Creative Writing’ conducted by Department of English, AVS College of Arts and Science, Salem on 6th September, 2019.
    • Faculty Development Program for Teachers of English on ‘Language Testing and Assessment’ organized by Department of English, S. Abdur Rahman Crescent Institute of Science and Technology, Vandalur, Chennai on 27th February, 2020.
    • One Day National Level Workshop on ‘Research Writing’ conducted by Department of English(Shift-II), AM Jain College, Chennai on 26th February, 2020.
    • Organized a Teacher Development Program for Teachers of English on ‘Re-energizing English Language Teaching’ at S. Abdur Rahman Crescent Institute of Science and Technology, Vandalur, Chennai on 21st February, 2020.
    • One Day Faculty Development Programme on ‘Research Methodology & IPR’ conducted by the Department of Humanities and Sciences, REC, in association with Institution’s Innovation Council(Ministry of HRD Initiative) at Rajalakshmi Engineering College on 30th November, 2019.
    • One Day National Level Workshop on ‘Initiation into Journalistic Writing and Ad Writing’ organized by Department of English on 4th October, 2019 at Loyola College, Chennai.
    • One Day International Workshop on ‘Creative Writing’ organized by PG & Research Department of English, AVS College of Arts and Science, Salem on 6th September, 2019.
    • Attended one day workshop on ‘TOEFL Ibt Test’ organized by Global Division, ETS on 30th August, 2019 at GRT Grand Hotel, Chennai.
    • Participated in the workshop on ‘Rubrics Assessment’ organized by the Department of English, SCSVMV Deemed to be University, Enathur, Kanchipuram on 14th August, 2019.
    • Participated in ‘Author Workshop’ jointly organized by Springer Nature and BSACIST on 30th July, 2019 at BSACIST, Vandalur, Chennai.
    • Participated in the One-Day Faculty Development Programme on ‘Activity Based Learning for Tertiary Level ESL Learners’ conducted by Sri Sairam Engineering College, Chennai in association with Department of English, Anna University, Chennai on 24th July, 2019.
    • Attended a two-day workshop titled ‘Writing for Research Purpose’ from 19th& 20th July, 2019 organized by the Department of English & Office of Dean (Research) at BSACIST, Vandalur, Chennai.
    • Attended Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP) training on “Born to Win and Shine” organized by Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering, Sriperumbudur during 13th & 14th 2018.
    • One day National level workshop on “Green Literature” organized by the department of English, Nandha Arts and Science College, Erode on 5th October, 2018.
    • Two days National workshop on “Enhancing Professional Communication Skills” organized by ELTAI Thoothukudi Chapter at Annammal College of Education for Women, Thoothukudi on 27th and 28th January 2018.
    • A Three-day workshop on “ICT and English Language Skills” conducted by the department of English, Madras Christian College in Tambaram, Chennai on 7, 8, 9th of December, 2017.
    • One day National level workshop on “Active Learning Techniques for Classrooms” conducted by the department of English, Easwari Engineering College, Chennai on 18th of August, 2017.
    • Workshop on “Research Methodology” organized by Kings Engineering College, Chennai on 3rd December, 2016.
    • National Seminar on “Shakespeare @ 400: The timeless bard” organized by Guru Nanak College, Chennai on 30th November, 2016.
    • National Seminar on “Ambit of Research in English language teaching” organized by the department of English, VIT University, Vellore on 26th October, 2016.
    • Workshop on “Digital tools for teaching and learning” organized by the department of English, VIT University, Vellore on 12 & 13th August, 2016.
    • Workshop on “Emerging trends in language teaching and research” organized by the department of English, VIT University, Vellore on 12 & 13th August, 2016.
    • Faculty Development Program on “Resource Mobilisation for Research Work” on 16th July, 2016 at Pioneer College of arts and science, Coimbatore.
    • Workshop on “Making teaching and learning a fun-filled experience” organized by the department of English on 16th March, 2016 at VIT University, Vellore
    • One day seminar on “Enhancing the Quality of Academic Research in Higher Educational Institutions” held at VIT University, Vellore. 11thMarch, 2016.
    • Workshop on “Research Paper and Funded Project Proposal Writing Skills” held on 29th January, 2016, organized by Velammal Engineering College, Chennai.
    • A Two-day Faculty Development Program organized by Velammal Engineering College, Chennai, on 7th & 8th January, 2016.
    • A Two-day National Level Workshop on “Emerging Revolutionary Advancements in English Language Teaching” (ERA-ELT) organized on 7th & 8th August, 2015 at Rathinam College of Arts and Science, Coimbatore.
    • A Two-day Faculty Development Program on “English Language Teaching” conducted in Anna University, Chennai. 24th& 25th June, 2015.
    • Faculty Development Program on “Empowering Educators in English Language Teaching” organized by Anna University, BIT Campus, Trichy. 08th to 14th June, 2015.
    • Faculty Development Program on “Imparting Soft Skills for success & Life Skills for Survival” conducted by NIT, Trichy. 24th to 28th November, 2014.
    • Workshop on “Cambridge English Teachers Support Workshop” conducted by British Council at Saranathan Engineering College, Trichy. 24 & 25th June, 2014.
    • Workshop on Glocal Trends and Issues in English Language Teaching: Challenges and opportunities organized by NIT, Trichy. 24th to 26th January, 2014.
    • Training Program on “Empowering Communication Skills in English” organized by Anna University, Chennai. 29th & 30th July, 2013.
    • Seminar on “Ethnicity and Multi-Cultural Problems” organized by Dept. of English, National College, Trichy. 19th & 20th February, 2005.

    Professional Membership:

    • All India Forum for English Students, Research Scholars and Trainers (AIFEST)
    • International Association of Teaching English as a Foreign Language (IATEFL)
    • English Language Teachers’ Association of India (ELTAI)- Membership ID: 30015005
    • International Association of Engineers (IAENG)- Membership ID: 192024
    • Universal Association of Arts and Management Professionals/IRED (UAAMP)- Membership ID: AM10100058943.

    Achievements:

    • Received certificates from The Secretary/SVCE for producing 100% result (consecutive years) in Anna University examinations.
    • Received certificates from The Chancellor/SRM University for producing 100% result (consecutive years) in Anna University examinations, TRP Engineering College.
    • Received certificates for producing more than 95% results in all the Anna University examinations.
    • Awarded as a BEC Trainer by Cambridge University.