vijivinesh@gmail.com

Dr. Viji V.

Assistant Professor in Education (Physical Science)

M.Sc. (Physics), M.Ed., Ph.D.

About

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Dr. Viji V. joined Sree Narayana Training College, Nedunganda in 2018 as Assistant Professor in Physical Science. She secured third rank for B.Sc. (Physics) from the University of Kerala in 2001, first-class for M.Sc. (Physics) from the University of Kerala in 2003, first-class for B.Ed. (Physical Science) from the University of Kerala in 2004, and first class for M.Ed. from the M.S. University, Tirunelveli in 2005. She has qualified UGC- JRF (Education) in 2010. She was awarded Ph.D. (Education) from the University of Kerala in 2018. She has published two books by international publishers entitled ‘Transition Cycles of Classroom Actions’ (ISBN: 978-613-9-81491-6)and ‘Taxonomies of Objectives: Evolution, Practice and Future’ (ISBN: 978-613-9-81833-4). She has published 14 papers in international journals and 3 papers in national journals. She has presented 4 papers in international seminars and 3 papers in national seminars. She was bestowed with the Special Award for the Best Paper Presenter at the International Seminar on Education for Global Excellence held in January 2012, and the First Runner-up Award for the Best Paper Presenter at the UGC Sponsored Three Day International Conference on Emerging Knowledge Society- Curricular and Technological Innovations and Practices (EKSCTIP 2017). She has actively participated in numerous workshops and seminars associated with the University of Kerala. She has developed an innovative taxonomy of educational objectives for the 21st-century learners namely ‘Taxonomy of Ingenuity and Connectedness (TIC)’, conducted interactive workshops in two sessions to create lesson templates in different disciplines based on TIC, and developed an online platform namely ‘ticeasy.com’ for creating, editing and sharing lesson templates based on TIC. Her areas of interest include Classroom Designing, Educational Futurology, and Curriculum Planning and Designing.

Academic Positions Held

 Member, Staff Council

 Member, Admission Committee

 Member, Library Committee

 Member, IQAC

 Member, Seminar Committee

 Member, Internal Examination Committee

 Member, Tour Committee

 Staff Advisor, College Union

 Staff Editor, College Magazine

 Nodal Officer, Scholarships

 Treasurer, Alumni Association

 Coordinator, Energy Club

 Coordinator, Science Club

 Coordinator, Community Living Camp

 Coordinator, SC/ ST/ Minority Cell

 Member, Gender Justice Forum

 Mentor Teacher

 Member of Editorial Board, College Journal- Gurujyothi Research and Reflections, An

Interdisciplinary Peer-reviewed Research Journal in Education (ISSN 0976-0865)

 Editor of the Tabloid ‘Science Reminisce’

 Nodal Officer, Vidyanjali Higher Education Programme

 Faculty-in-charge, Practical Examination

 Faculty-in-charge, Arts Fest

 Faculty-in-charge, University Youth Festival

Research Activities

 Awarded Ph.D. in Education from the University of Kerala on 24 April 2018 on the topic

‘Development of an Innovative Taxonomy of Educational Objectives for the 21 st Century Learners’

 

under the supervision of Dr. K.Y. Benedict, Former Principal, Mar Theophilus Training College,

Nalanchira, Thiruvananthapuram

Awards and Achievements

 Invited by the American Educational Research Association (AERA) for paper presentation in the

2021 Virtual Annual Meeting held from 8 to 12 April 2021

 Received the Best Paper Award (BPA) in the Science Education, Communication and Society

category at the 31st Kerala Science Congress held on 3 February 2019

 Received the First Runner-up Award for the Best Paper Presenter at the UGC Sponsored Three Day

International Conference on Emerging Knowledge Society- Curricular and Technological

Innovations and Practices (EKSCTIP 2017)

 Bestowed with the Special Award for the Best Paper Presenter at the International Seminar on

Education for Global Excellence held in January 2012

Paper Presentations

1. ‘Taxonomy of Ingenuity and Connectedness: A Post-Bloom-Era Wave in Education’ presented in

the 2021 Virtual Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA) held

from 8 to 12 April 2021

2. ‘An Expedition through the Prospects of Trello as an Effective Online Platform for Classroom

Planning’ presented in the One-Week International Webinar on ‘Unlocking Ways to Continue

Teaching and Learning in the COVID-19 Scenario’ organised by Mount Tabor Training College, in

collaboration with the Department of Education, University of Kerala on 6 August 2020

3. ‘Intertwining Ecological Pro-activeness and Instruction in Contemporary Classrooms’ presented in

the Two-day National Seminar on Disaster and Crisis, organised by UGC-HRDC, University of

Kerala and Society of Innovative Researchers and Academicians (SIRA) on 11 & 12 October 2019

4. ‘E-Lesson Template Generation in Science based on Taxonomy of Ingenuity and Connectedness’

presented in the 31 st Kerala Science Congress held at Fatima Mata National College, Kollam,

Kerala in February 2019.

5. ‘Fink’s Taxonomy in Science Teaching: Conceptualization, Theory and Practice- An Investigator’s

Re-look’ presented in the UGC Sponsored Three Day International Conference on Emerging

knowledge Society- Curricular and technological Innovations and Practices (EKSCTIP 2017)

organized by Mar Theophilus Training College, Thiruvananthapuram.

6. ‘Learning Objective Grid Integrated Objective Based Science Instruction: A Viability Analysis’

presented at the 29 th Kerala Science Congress held at the University of Calicut, Thenhippalam,

Kerala in January 2016

7. ‘Forecasting Augmented Reality as a Giant Leap in e- Learning’ presented in the State Level

Colloquium on Emerging Trends in Science and Technology in Classroom Practices, organized by

Mar Theophilus Training College, Thiruvananthapuram

8. ‘An Exploration on the Impact of Applied Instructional Objectives in Science Learning: A Focus

Group Discussion Outcome’ presented in the International Seminar on Institutional Interventions

To Bridge Competency Gulf in an e-World (IIBCGeW 2014), organized by the CTE and N.S.S.

Training College, Pandalam

9. ‘A Theoretical study on the lack of Visuo-Spatial Skills in Today’s Women’ presented in the

National Education Meet on ‘Mapping New Terrains for 21st Century Women’ organized by Mar

Theophilus Training College, Thiruvananthapuram on December 2014

 

10. ‘A Journey through the Chronological Development of Objective-Based Instructional Architecture

of Classroom Interaction Designs’ presented in the International Seminar on Innovations, Quality

and Excellence in Education (IQEE 2013), organized by the CTE and Fathima Memorial Training

College, Pallimukku, Kollam

11. ‘An Expedition into the Conceptualization of Group Concept Mapping Model and Lesson Template

in Science Teaching’ presented in the International Seminar on Education for Global Excellence

held in January 2012 at Thiruvananthapuram.

Seminars/ Webinars/ Workshops/ Conferences Organised

1. Member of the organizing committee in the National Webinar on ‘Criteria-based Strategies for

NAAC’ on 27 February 2022

2. Member of the organizing committee in the National Webinar on ‘Entrepreneurship Education’ on

16 October 2021

3. Member of the organizing committee in the National Webinar on ‘Shaping the Artistry of

Prospective Teachers’ on 17 July 2021

4. Member of the organizing committee in the National Webinar on ‘Constitutional Morality and

Justice’ on 17 July 2021

5. Member of the organizing committee in the National Webinar on ‘Learn to Live Through

Metacognitive Teaching’ on 7 July 2021

6. Convenor of the National Webinar on ‘Environmental Statutes on Solid and Plastic Waste

Management’ on 3 July 2021

7. Convenor of the National Webinar on ‘Energy Conservation in the Domestic Sector’ on 25 June

2021

8. Member of the organizing committee in the Webinar Series ‘Technoid: Dreams Come True’ from

13 March 2021 to 9 June 2021

9. Member of the organizing committee in the National Webinar on ‘Intellectual Property Rights’ on

27 May 2021

10. Member of the organizing committee in the National Webinar on ‘Life Skills- The Art of

Mindfulness’ on 25 May 2021

11. Member of the organizing committee in the National Webinar on ‘Am I an Inspiring Speaker?’ on

19 May 2021

12. Member of the organizing committee in the National Webinar on ‘Waste Management: Challenges

and Prospects’ organized by Sree Narayana Training College, Nedunganda on 5 November 2020

13. Member of the organizing committee in the National Webinar on ‘Adhyapanathile

Aanandamargam’ organized by Sree Narayana Training College, Nedunganda on 30 October 2020

14. Member of the organizing committee in the National Webinar on ‘National Education Policy 2020

and Paradigm Shifts in Research Scenario’ on 22 October 2020

15. Member of the organizing committee in the National Webinar on ‘Cardiopulmonary Bypass and

Cardiac Surgery’ organized by Sree Narayana Training College, Nedunganda on 17 October 2020

16. Member of the organizing committee in the National Webinar on ‘Student Engagement and

Support- Teacher Readiness for Challenges and Changes’ organized by Sree Narayana Training

College, Nedunganda on 9 October 2020

 

17. Convenor of the International Webinar on ‘Time to Shape the Future of Education’ organized by

Sree Narayana Training College, Nedunganda on 25 September 2020

18. Member of the organizing committee in the National Webinar on ‘COVID-19 and Teaching

Community’ organized by Sree Narayana Training College, Nedunganda on 19 September 2020

19. Member of the organizing committee in the National Webinar on ‘Sree Narayana Guru’s

Perspective on Education in the Context of National Education Policy 2020' on 20 September 2020

20. Member of the organizing committee in the National Webinar on ‘Library at your Fingertips’

organized by Sree Narayana Training College, Nedunganda on 28 August 2020

21. Member of the organizing committee in the National Webinar on ‘Impact of COVID on Kerala

Economy: Experiences and Reflections’ on 17 August 2020

22. Member of the organizing committee in the State-Level Webinar on ‘Minor Research Project’

organized by Sree Narayana Training College, Nedunganda on 30 July 2020

23. Member of the organizing committee in the Web Conference (Phase 2) on ‘Addressing Ways of

Implementation of B.Ed. Curriculum in the COVID-19 Pandemic Scenario’ on 25 & 26 June 2020

24. Member of the organizing committee in the Web Conference (Phase 1) on ‘Addressing Ways of

Implementation of B.Ed. Curriculum in the COVID-19 Pandemic Scenario’ on 17 June 2020

25. Programme Coordinator of the National Webinar on ‘Education Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic’

organized by Sree Narayana Training College, Nedunganda on 12 June 2020

26. Member of the organizing team in the National-Level One-day Legal Awareness Programme

sponsored by the National Commission for Women on 7 March 2020

27. Member of the organizing team in the National Seminar on ‘New Education Policy 2019- Impact

on Educational Scenario in India’ organized by Sree Narayana Training College, Nedunganda on

19 August 2019

28. Member of the organizing team in the Two-Day National Seminar on the Role of Higher Education

Institutions in Sustainable Rebuilding of Post-Flood Kerala on 22, 23 February 2019

29. Member of the organizing team in the National Conclave on ‘Accreditation Framework for Higher

Education Institutions- NAAC/ SAAC/ QCI’ on 14 November 2018

Participation in Seminars/ Workshops/ Conferences

1. Participated in the AERA-ICPSR PEERS Data Hub Workshop on ‘A Laser Focus on

Understanding and Improving STEM Education’ on 11 August 2021

2. Participated in the Webinar on ‘An Amazing Journey to the World of Vedic Mathematics’

organized by Sree Sankara College, Kilimanoor on 26 July 2020

3. Participated in the National Webinar on ‘Paradigm Shift in Science: Trends and Concerns in the

Digital Era’ organized by Government College of Teacher Education, Kozhikode on 25 July 2020

4. Participated in the Global Webinar on ‘Unlocking Higher Education Resources in the Pandemic

Period’ organized by the Association of International Researchers of Indian Origin (AIRIO) on 11

July 2020

5. Participated in the National Webinar on ‘Use of Geographical Information System (GIS) in

Teaching Geography’ organized by St. Joseph’s College of Education, Mysuru on 1 July 2020

6. Participated in the National Webinar on ‘Online Learning during COVID-19 Period- A SWOT

Analysis’ organized by the Association of International Researchers of Indian Origin (AIRIO) on 6

 

June 2020

7. Participated in the One-day Workshop on ‘Mobile Phone Video Shooting and Editing’ jointly

organized by ‘Mozhi’- Association of Malayalam Teacher Educators, University of Kerala and Sree

Narayana Training College, Nedunganda on 18 January 2020

8. Participated in the Three-day National Seminar on ‘The Implementation of Integration: The Four-

Year Teacher Education Programme and the Upcoming Changes, Challenges and Concerns’,

organized by Peet Memorial Training College, Malvelikara, in collaboration with Kerala State

Higher Education Council and Council for Teacher Education Foundation (CTEF) on 11, 12 & 13

December 2019

9. Participated in the One-day Orientation Programme on ‘Effective Transaction of Revised Two-year

B.Ed. Curriculum 2019’ organised by Board of Studies in Education (UG) at Mar Theophilus

Training College, Nalanchira on 10 July 2019

10. Participated in the one-day State-level Seminar on ‘Artistry in the Making of Prospective Teachers’

organized by Sree Narayana Training College, Nedunganda, in collaboration with Council for

Teacher education (CTE), Kerala State Centre on 26 February 2019.

11. Participated and contributed in the regional workshop on ‘Pedagogue to Techno- Pedagogue:

Techno-pedagogic Content Knowledge Practicing’ held at the Government College of Teacher

Education, Thycaud, in December 2014

12. Attended the workshop on ‘Restructured B.Ed. Science Curriculum: trends and Practices’ organised

by Sree Narayana Training College, Nedunganda, on November 2013

13. Participated in the workshop organized in connection with the Revision of B. Ed Curriculum 2013,

undertaken by the Board of Studies in Education (Pass), University of Kerala

14. Participated in the National Workshop on ‘Qualitative Research Data Analysis: N- Vivo Package’

held at Christ University Nodal Office, Thiruvananthapuram, on April 2013

15. Participated as a Delegate in the Seminar on ‘Neural Bases of Human Thought’ conducted at the

Department of Education, Thiruvananthapuram on July 2011

16. Participated in the seminar on Innovative Practices based on Instructional Models held at the

K.T.C.T College of Teacher Education, Kallambalam, in December 2005

17. Attended the National Workshop for the Development of Instructional Modules for B. Ed

Curriculum Transaction with the Goal of Generating the Ability for Reflective Thinking among

Teacher Trainees, held at the Government College of Teacher Education, Thycaud, in August 2005