Dr. Upasana Singh

Ph.D. in Education, UGC-JRF, M.Ed., M.Sc.

Ph.D. in Education (Banaras Hindu University) on ‘Outcomes of Internet Access for Students in Distance Higher Education’ in 2007

Teaching Competency

Educational Psychology, Educational Technology, Teaching of Physical Sciences and Measurement and Evaluation.

Available for consultancy in following areas

Educational Psychology, Statistical Analysis used in Evaluation, Test Construction, Educational Technology, Preparation of ICT based Instructional materials, Action Research.

Research and Academic Activities

  • Singh, U. (2015). Education for Peaceful Living: Within and Beyond the Conventional Boundaries in e-Proceedings of the three-day International Seminar on Holistic Development and Education for Peace held at St. Xavier’s College of Education from 15th – 17th October, 2015, pp. 749-757.
  • Singh, U. (2015). Use of technology in pre-service teacher education: Needs and challenges in J. Kantha, J. Kalapura, & T. Nishant (Eds.), Society and technology: Impact, issues and challenges. New Delhi: Janaki Prakashan.
  • Singh, U. (2014). IQAC-Issues and strategies for effective functioning. Journal of Research in Education, 2 (1), 47-53.
  • Singh, U. (2014). Action Research: Meaning, Need and Significance in Teacher Education. EduTimes, I, 1-7.
  • Singh, U. (2014). Mainstreaming culture of peace education: Need and role of teachers in higher education in the Proceedings of the one-day National Seminar on Education for Peace held at SNDT Women’s University, Mumbai on 19th April, 2014, pp. 40-43.
  • Singh, U. (2013). Examining relationship between pre-service teachers’ self-reported and computed technology expertise. European Academic Research, 1 (9), 2749-2780.
  • Singh, U. (2013). Technology integration in teacher education: An infusion or a delusion? Researchers World, 4 (3), 147-153.
  • Singh, U. (2013). Factors relating to technology integration in education by the pre-service and the in-service teachers. IOSR Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, 11 (3), 03-12.
  • Singh, U. (2008). Internet-A technological channel for better distance education in India. International Journal of Instructional Technology and Distance Learning, 5 (7), 51-58.

Research And Review Papers Presented in Seminars

  • Education for Peaceful Living: Within and Beyond the Conventional Boundaries in International Conference on Holistic Development and Education for Peace organized by the IQAC of St. Xavier’s College of Education, Patna from 15th to 17th October, 2015.
  • Role of Language in Conducting Quality Research to Improve Teaching Learning Practices in NAAC sponsored National Seminar on Teaching Strategies to Enhance Innovative Learning Process organized by the IQAC of the Loyola College of Education, Jamshedpur on 27th and 28th March, 2015.
  • Right based Approach to Sustain the Status of Women in India : Still the Beginning of an Era in UGC sponsored National Seminar on Human Rights Education organized by Patna Training College, Patna University, Patna on 22nd March, 2015.
  • Attitude towards Technology Integration: A Measure of Technological Empowerment of Women Pre-service and In-service Teachers in a National Seminar on ICT and Women Empowerment organized by the Department of Computer Science, Patna Women’s College, Patna on 22nd January, 2015.
  • Mainstreaming Culture of Peace Education: Need and Role of Teachers in Higher Education in a National Seminar on Education for Peace held in PVDT College of Education for Women, SNDT Women’s University, Mumbai on 19th April, 2014.
  • Role of IQAC in Quality Enhancement in Higher Education in a National Seminar on Quality Enhancement in Higher Education through IQAC organized by IQAC of St. Xavier’s College of Education, Patna on 1st and 2nd February, 2014.
  • Changing Self Concept of Urban Women: An ICT Intervention in a National Seminar on Expanding Horizon of Research in Science & Technology organized by the Department of Science, Faculty of Education, Jamshedpur Women’s College, Jamshedpur on 12th and 13th April, 2013.
  • Technology Integration in Teacher Education: An Infusion or a Delusion?  in a National Seminar on Teacher Education in the Age of Globalization organized by Patna Training College, Patna University on 16th and 17th March, 2013.
  • ICT Intervention in Teaching and Teacher Preparedness in Government Secondary Schools in a National Seminar on Secondary Education in India and Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan organized by the Alumni Association of Education, Banaras Hindu University on 24th and 25th November, 2012.
  • Participated and presented a paper on ‘Internet – A Technological Change for bettering Distance Education’ in XXXXII Annual Conference of the Indian Association of Teacher Educators (IATE), organized jointly by A.N. Sinha Institute of Social Sciences and Patna University, from 27th – 29th December, 2008.
  • Internet-User Friendly Interface of Computers in Distance Higher Education in a National Seminar on Higher Education: Retrospect and Prospect organized by the Alumni Association of Education, Banaras Hindu University on 17th and 18th November, 2007.
  • Attended and presented a paper on ‘Internet-User Friendly Interface of Computers in Distance Higher Education at a National Seminar on ‘Higher Education: Retrospect and Prospect’ held at Faculty of Education, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, on 17th and 18th November, 2007.
  • Attended and presented a paper on ‘On line Learning : The Changing face of Distance Education at a National Seminar on ‘Redeeming Distance Education’ held at Uttar Pradesh, Rajarshi Tandon Open University, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh on 14th and 15th February, 2005.

Other Achievements

  • In the editorial board of the Annual Research Journal of Education EduTimes and the Newsletter Disha of the Department of Education, Patna Women’s College, Patna.
  • In the editorial board of the Journal of Research in Education of St. Xavier’s College of Education, Patna.
    One of the panelists in the National Seminar on Inclusive Education and Social Diversity organized by the Deshkal Society, New Delhi on 28th June, 2014.
  • Editor of the Conference Proceedings ‘Educational Technology in Teaching and Learning: Prospects and Challenges’ published in 2013 by Patna Women’s College Publications.
  • Convenor of the UGC sponsored National Seminar on ‘Inclusive Education: Policy Concerns and Issues’ organized by the Department of Education, Patna Women’s College on 7th and 8th March 2013.
  • Convenor of the UGC sponsored National Conference on ‘Educational Technology in Teaching and Learning: Prospects and Challenges’ organized by the Department of Education, Patna Women’s College on 3rd March 2012.
  • Guest Speaker in the UGC sponsored National Seminar (10th Feb., 2012) at St. Xavier’s College of Education, Patna, Magadh University on the topic ‘ICT for Quality Enhancement of Teacher Education’.

Workshops/training programmes attended

  • MHRD Sponsored Workshop on National Mission on Education through Information and Communication Technology (NME-ICT) on 17th January, 2014.
  • A six-day Workshop on Emotional Intelligence, Stress Management, Motivation, Winning Negatiation and Teaching Ethics from 3rd October-8th October, 2012 conducted by Sociatrix Consultancy Services Pvt. Ltd., Patna.
  • Training Programme on Direct Trainer Skills at Bihar Institute of Public Administration and Rural Development, Walmi, Patna from 16th – 20th Jan., 2012
  • UGC Sponsored State level Workshop on INFLIBNET: Awareness Workshop for Colleges of Bihar on 18th February, 2011 organized by the Department of Computer Science, Patna Women’s College, Patna
  • Attended a State Level Consultation on ‘Positive Discipline and Corporal Punishment’ organized by UNICEF on 14th and 15th December, 2010.
  • Successfully completed thirteen-day course in Computer Application in Social Science Data Analysis from 7th February to 19th February, 2005 at Govind Ballabh Pant Social Science Institute, Allahabad.

CPE Projects

  • Attitude of Degree Level Girl Students towards Teaching Profession, published in the Research journal ‘Explore’ of Patna Women’s College, Vol. II, pp. 157-161, 2010.
  • Perception of Secondary School Students towards Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation under Centre with Potential for Excellence (CPE) scheme of UGC-2010.
Dr. Upasana Singh
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