C.P.’s Blog Map
Last updated on 06 October 2018
He profits most who serves best.
– Motto of International Rotary
My Blogging objectives
Publishing details of events conducted in my college.
Providing essential input to the student community, particularly teacher trainees.
Getting in touch with my peers, particularly teacher educators.
Making available useful materials for teachers free of cost.
Sharing my personal and academic interests and experiences.
Speaking out my heart to the public and the community to which I have an obligation.
List of Blogs I have created with viewership details and links
This Blog was an innovative attempt to provide Conference updates right from the day, the Conference was conceived by the college where I teach. It turned out to be immensely useful for teachers, scholars and students interested in getting information about the Conference on a day-to-day basis. According to some, this was the first venture in Kerala to provide Conference details on a day-to-day basis using a Blog.
This Blog served as an immediate publishing platform of the results with images of the ‘Inter-Training College Arts Festival’ organized by the college where I teach. The material posted in the Blog was authentic data intended for the Press and the Public keen on getting information regarding individual title holders along with their images.
This Blog served as an immediate publishing platform of the results with images of the ‘Inter-Training College Athletic Meet’ organized by the college where I teach. The material posted in the Blog was authentic data intended for the Press and the Public keen on getting information regarding winners of various events.
This Blog was created to publish an Online version of the Print edition of the College Magazine of Govt. College of Teacher Education, Thiruvananthapuram (which celebrated its centenary year during 2010-2011) with select articles. Popular content available in the Blog includes a conversation with the Malayalam writer, Ezhacheri Ramachandran. Incidentally, the Print version of the magazine was adjudged as the ‘Best Training College Magazine’ for 2010.
This Blog entitled Phoenix, serves as a publishing platform of the Department of English, Govt. College of Teacher Education, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala State. Popular content available in this Blog includes: # 10. Question Paper : Model Examination Paper X and # 11. Academic Plan 2010-2011. Trainees of the college who missed major events organized by the Department could find essential information and images posted in this Blog.
In August 2013 this blog was ranked 4664 in the world (among the 30 million domains)
This Blog serves as a platform for my trainees to prune and publish their written assignments and gain a wide readership. The popular content available in this Blog includes : # 5. English translation of Kumaran Asan’s verses and # 4. English translation of Malayalam film lyrics.
This Blog was launched specifically for the Kerala University English Teacher Educator’s Forum. It soon became a trendsetter in teacher training programmes in Kerala. It was begun as an information sharing platform on aspects related to BEd. curriculum transaction for teacher educators in colleges affiliated to the University of Kerala. Some of its popular content includes # 42. Lesson Plan on Interactive Model, # 26. Sample Question Paper Blue Print, and # 23. Model Achievement Test. A number of students and teachers from several institutions in India and abroad visit this Blog regularly.
This Blog was created with the objective of providing links to my articles and to websites which have linked/ posted my articles in their website under the Creative Commons License. Popular content available in the Blog include a classification of articles under three heads- ELT, Education and Miscellaneous.
This Blog provides regular updates of the abstracts of papers which I have presented at Conferences and Seminar. They deal with themes as varied as Information and Communication Technology, the use of films for teaching, Education and English Language Teaching. To make it easy for visitors to scroll down and view, a couple of Pages containing related materials were removed in December 2015.
This Blog was created to publish the notes which I prepared both while attending seminars and while reading books. The popular content in this Blog includes:# 8. The Synectic Model for teaching English, # 15. Texting and Fossilization and # 17. Some howlers in English.
In June 2015 this blog was ranked 39th in the world (among the 30 million domains)
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This Blog was created with the specific objective of publishing my views on English Language Teaching (ELT). One popular post is published under the title: ‘Cultural Snobbery or Cultural Shock?’
In June 2015 this blog was ranked 39th in the world (among the 30 million domains)
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This Blog entitled Eduthink serves as a platform for publishing notes/write-up that do not fit into pre-determined formats. Popular content available in this Blog includes : # 4. Best Practices in Higher Education, # 8. Frustrating Questions and # 10. Reflections on Practice Teaching 2009-10.
This Blog was created to publish micro articles on education. It mostly includes my personal reflection on educational matters. Some popular posts include : # 32. What is life without research?, # 29. Does environment affect a child’s temperament?, # 18. Does the Internet kill reading and # 16. Whither simple etiquette?
This Blog was created to serve as a platform for updating the academic work which I have hitherto undertaken.
This Blog was created to provide information regarding the Centenary Celebrations of the Government College of Teacher Education, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala State. As I was a faculty and former student of the college, I was assigned the role of Convenor of the Media and Publicity Committee. When the curtains were about to fall on the celebrations many alumni and well wishers of the college wanted to get information about the major programmes during the period of the celebration- June 2010 to June 2012. Hence this Blog was launched.
Phoenix was the Blog of the Department of English, Government College of Teacher Education, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala State India where I teach. The free space provided by Edublogs was exhausted after nearly thirty posts. This necessitated the launch of Phoenix II in WordPress. The Blog is fairly new but the very first post ‘A Memorable Trip’ is becoming quite popular.
In June 2015 this blog was ranked 38th in the world (among the 30 million domains)
This is the Blog of the Association of International Researchers of Indian Origin (AIRIO), Kerala Chapter. It was launched following the first General Body meeting held on 05 January 2012. For almost an year, the Kerala Chapter was inactive. But once they started meeting regularly in 2013, information regarding their activities was updated. So almost all the posts in this Blog are relatively new.
In May 2014, while attempting to take stock of viewership details, I noticed that a few articles which I published Online in certain Websites have been archived and were no longer accessible for public viewing. Hence this Blog was launched to re-publish such articles.
In December 2013, I was transferred to Govt. Brennen College of Teacher Education, Thalassery. The trainees of the college are quite active on Whatsapp. Recently (March 2015) I joined the group of the present batch which they had named ‘Brennen Breeze’. Though Whatspp has several features, I found the need to launch a Blog to document the activities of the English Optional trainees of the college. Hence this Blog…
Kannur University has revised its BEd curriculum and in July 2015 is expected to commence offering their first ever two year BEd programme. This blog entitled FET@KU was launched in June 2015 through consensus of the English Teacher Educators of Kannur University to address the need for a common platform to share ideas and resources.
From July 2015, I was directed to teach the new batch of two year MEd students who joined the Government College of Teacher Education at Thiruvananthapuram. For almost a decade I had been teaching ELT and quite suddenly I had to engage sessions on Sociology of Education. I soon felt a need for launching Socio-Ed… a blog for initiating online discussion on topics related to Sociology and Education.
In November 2015, the Organizing Secretary of the Annual-cum-International Conference of the All India Association for Educational Research (AIAER) on Standards and Benchmarks for Excellence in Learning, Teaching and Research requested me to launch a Blog for the benefit of delegates. As the Conference is organized in collaboration with the college I am currently serving, I obliged.
By December 2015, I had chaired several conferences and seminars and had the opportunity to deliver the Key note address occasionally. I often found that those who visit my Blogs were not able to quickly access my Plenary Abstracts. Hence this blog was launched.
The abstract of my PhD thesis had been regularly viewed by visitors till November 2015. In December an attempt to edit the Pages resulted in losing them completely. Hence this Blog C.P. Project Abstracts was launched.
Ever since I was posted to the Post Graduate department, I had to spend quite a lot of time supervising students preparing their dissertations. A compilation of the gist of dissertations supervised earlier, I found would become handy for both my students and myself. Hence this Blog on Supervised Study was launched.
Edufruit is a Blog of the two year MEd students (Second batch; 2016-2018) of Govt. College of Teacher Education, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala State, India. This Blog was launched to serve as a discussion platform for topics prescribed for study. The Blog quite surprisingly was viewed more than a hundred times within two days of its launch and continues to be viewed regularly by many from different countries.
Gender Quest 2017 was basically launched to disseminate information on Gender, School and Society- a significant area identified by the National Curriculum Framework For Teacher Education.
In June 2018, I was transferred to the Institute of Advanced Study in Education, Thrissur and was later given full additional charge of Principal. The Institute has a website but is not longer updated and will shortly be getting a new website which is being designed by the Department of Collegiate Education. In the mean time, to update information on activities in the institute, IASE Connect was launched in July 2018.
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