Mr. Prabhas Ranjan

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR; Ph.D. (Pursuing); UGC-NET, M.A. (DU), M.Ed.(PU)

Teaching Competency

Educational Technology and ICT, Method of History and Hindi Teaching

Available for Consultancy in the Following Areas

Translation, Web Material Development, Content Writing, Localisation, Yoga and Meditation, Computer Assisted Instruction (CAI) Development, Syllabus Designing, Data Analysis (Software ‘R’ and SPSS), NGO functioning

Research Interests

Educational Technology, Educational Policy, Alternative Education and Educational Psychology.

Research and Related Activities

Project/Post

Period/Time

Topic/Event

Principal Investigator, Minor Project, University Grant Commission

Started on January 2013

Engendering Digital Divide: A Mixed Method Study across Disciplines

Co-Investigator, Minor Project, University Grant Commission

13th March 2012 to 12th September 2014

Prospects and Challenges for Pre-Service Teacher Education Curriculum Reforms in Bihar with respect to National Curriculum Framework for Teacher Education (NCFTE-2009)

Supervisor, Students’ Research Project under College with Potential of Excellence (CPE) Scheme

2014-15

Postmodernist Reading of Alternative Education in India by Puja, Anjali, Sharma, Sookanya.

Supervisor, Students’ Research Project under College with Potential of Excellence (CPE) Scheme

2013-14

Perspectives of Students, Teachers and Parents towards Higher Studies in Basic Science by Radha Priya, Tanuja Remi.

Supervisor, Students’ Research Project under College with Potential of Excellence (CPE) Scheme

2012-13

Prospects and Challenges of Digital Learning for the Students of B.Ed. Patna University by Neha Bharti and Naureen Imam

Supervisor, Action Research Project at P.N. Anglo High School

2012-13

Activity Based Teaching for Improving Hindi Vocabulary

Supervisor, Action Research Project at P.N. Anglo High School

2012-13

Imparting IT Skills of Student Teachers for Preparation and CAI

Supervisor, Action Research Project at P.N. Anglo High School

2011-12

Improving Spelling Errors in Hindi of Students of Class VII

Organising Secretary, Organising Committee, Department of Education, Patna University

7-8th March, 2014

UGC Sponsored National Seminar on Inclusive Education

Co-editor, Proceedings of UGC
sponsored National Seminar, 2012

2013

Education Technology in Teaching Learning: Prospects and Challenges

Assistant Secretary, Organising
Committee, Department
of Education, Patna University

3rd March 2012

UGC sponsored National Seminar on Educational Technology for Teaching
Learning: Prospects and Challenges

Co-investigator, “Sahar Ke Nishan : Politics of the Visual Representation” under the Seed Grant Fellowship scheme of Sarai, a programme of Centre for Studies of Developing Societies (CSDS), 29, Rajpur Road, Delhi, with Dr. Sadan Jha

2001-2003

This project is all about documenting and understanding the politics of visual representational spaces of a city. An attempt has been made to understand multi-layers of narratives that the pictorial spaces of the city produce
http://www.sarai.net/fellowships/independent/abstracts/01-02

http://www.sarai.net/fellowships/independent/abstracts/02-03/page-3

Seminar Presentations

Seminar

Date & Place

Topic

National (UGC Sponsored) Seminar on Common System and Right to Education

19-20 October, 2014 Patna Training College, Patna University, Patna

Common School System as a Prelude for Human Rights Education: A Reading of RCSSC

National (NAAC Sponsored)Seminar Quality Enhancement in Higher Education and RUSA

12-13 September, 2014 St. Xavier’s College of Education, Patna

Prospects of online Technologies for Quality Enhancement of Higher Education through RUSA

National (UGC Sponsored)
Seminar on Inclusive Education : Policy Concerns and Issues

7-8 March, 2014IQAC,
of the Department of Education, Patna Women’s College in Collaboration with Islamia Teachers’ Training College Patna M.U.

Tereshkovas in Digital Space: Assessing in ICT as A tool of Empowerment

National
Seminar on
Quality

Enhancement in Higher Education through IQAC

1-2 February, 2014 St. Xavier’s College of Education, Patna

Integration of ICT for Teaching-Learning: Some Lessons for IQAC
National Seminar on Teacher Education in the Age of Globalisation

16-17 March, 2013 Patna Training College, Patna University

Glocalisation and Thrust of Change in Secondary Teacher Education in Universities of Bihar

National Seminar on Socio-academic Environment in School Colleges for Excellence

8-9 February, 2013 St. Xavier’s College of Education, Patna

Correlation of Emotional Intelligence with the Preference for Leadership Style: A Case Study

UGC sponsored National Seminar on Educational Technology for Teaching
Learning: Prospects and Challenges

3rd March 2012. Patna Women’s College

Plagiarism and Research Ethics: Some policy Concerns

UGC
sponsored National Seminar on Applied Psychology

23-24
January 2010 Commerce College Patna

Three Gunas as Yogic Interpretation of Motivation and Their Implications in Learning Process

Resource Person and Subject Expert

Event

Place/Date

Role

State Level Workshop on ICT Facilities for Teaching-Learning

Department of Education, Patna Women’s College on 18th April, 2013

Resource Person for the session II: Effective and Economic Usage of ICT Facilities

Content Development Workshop for D.El.Ed. (Distance Education)

SCERT, Patna 13th to 20th
May 2013

Subject Expert and Team Leader for the Developing ICT for Education Course

Curriculum
and Syllabus for B.Ed and D.Ed. Development Workshop

SCERT Patna 14th -15th
July 2013

Subject Expert for the Developing Syllabus for ICT for Education Course

Conference on “Rahen Aur Bhi Hain” Oranised by ICC Bihar State Office

A.N. Sinha Institute of Social Sciences, Patna on 7th August, 2013

Delivered a talk on Careers
in Education as a Guest
Speaker

Panel Discussion on
Inclusion: Policy Concerns and Issues

20th March, 2014 Save
the Children (NGO), Patna

Panellist in the Panel Discussion on Inclusion: Policy Concerns and Issues

Course Coordinator (Add-on Courses)

Name of Course

Duration

Session

1.

Add-on Course ICT based Teaching Learning Skills

Three Credits (45 Hrs)

2010-11 to 2015-16

2.

Add–on Certificate Course on E-content Development

Two Credits (30 Hrs)

2013-14, 2014-15

3.

Add –on Certificate Course on Inclusion Practices

Two Credits (30 Hrs)

2014-15

4.

Add –on Certificate Course on Human Rights Education

Two Credits (30 Hrs)

2014-15

Digital and Software Skills

Areas of Expertise

Software/Skills

1.

Operating System

Linux Ubuntu, Windows

2.

Office and Desktop Printing

Latex, LibreOffice, OpenOfficeOrg, Windows Office, Google Docs, Free Mind (Mindmap tool),

3.

Statistical Software

Software R, SPSS

4.

Internet

WordPress, Moodle,

Digital Volunteering and Activities

Activity

Output

1.

FUEL Education (Module)

Essential List of Educational Terms

2.

Website and Moodle

www.glocaledu.org,
www.glocaledu.org/learning

3.

Education and Technology Curator

www.facebook.com/glocaledu www.twitter.com/glocaledu

Research Articles (Publication)

  1. कामुकता के तंत्रजाल से युबाओं का संरक्षण: अकादमीय तथा नीतिगत विश्लेषण; राष्ट्रीय शिक्षक शिक्षा
    परिषद
    (NCTE) की पत्रिका अन्वेशिका में प्रकाशित (2015) वाल्युम 10, खण्ड-1.

  2. Perspectives of Students, Teachers and Parents towards Higher Education in Basic
    Science
    . In Explore. (2014) Vol 6. With R. Priya, V. Raphel, T. Remi.

  3. Improving Spelling Errors in Hindi of Students of Class VII. Edutimes. (July, 2014). Volume 1. With Prabha Kumari, Somya Srivastava, Shalini Raj.

  4. Prospects and Challenges of Digital Learning for the B.Ed Students of Patna University. In Explore. (2013). Vol. V.

  5. Common School System as a Prelude for Human Rights Education: A Reading of RCSSC; In proceedings of National (UGC Sponsored) Seminar on Common System and Right to Education

  6. Plagiarism and Research Ethics: Some policy Concerns. Published in Seminar Proceedings of UGC sponsored National Seminar on Educational Technology for Teaching Learning: Prospects and Challenges of Department of Education, Patna Women’s College

  7. Correlation of emotional intelligence with the preference for leadership style: A case study published in Seminar Proceedings of National Seminar on Socio-academic Environment in School Colleges for Excellence.

  8. एनसीएफटी में सूचना एवं संचार तकनीकी के वैश्विक सामुदायिक ज्ञान का उपेक्षित पहलू, पिपुल्स डायलाग ऑन एजुकेशन में प्रकाशित, वॉल्युम4 नंबर-1&2, मई तथा अक्टूबर 2012 , सहलेखिकाडॉ मधुमीता।

Workshop Attended

Event

Place & Date

NAAC Sponsored workshop on Institutional Healthy Practices : Opportunities and Strategies

Patna Women’s College held on 20th February 2013

UGC sponsored State Level workshop on Management of Stress Among Children and Adoloscent

The Department of Psychology, Patna Women’s College held on 1st and 2nd March 2012

UGC sponsored INFLIBNET: Awareness Workshop for College of Bihar

Department of Computer Science, Patna Women’s College, 18th Feb. 2011

Work Experience

Period

Post

Responsibility

Oct. 2010 – Till date

Assistant
Professor, Department of Education, Patna Women’s College 

Teaching
of Educational Technology, Add on course on ICT, Sociology of
Education, Hindi & History Method http://www.pwcbed.org/prabhas-ranjan

Aug 2010- Oct 2010

Lecturer, Mirza Ghalib Teacher’s Training College, Raza Bazar, Patna

Teaching of Educational Technology, Hindi & History Method

Mar
2006- July 2010

Executive Officer, Vayam Institute of Teachers’ Education, Bihta

Responsible for official and liaising requirements

Extension Services

  • Freelance Translator (ICT and Academic Content)

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Staff Information
Campus Address
Department of Education, Patna Women's College, Bailey Road, Patna- 800001
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