PhD ELT, PGDTE, MPhil ELT
ESL Writing, Teacher Education, Madarsa Education, Communication Skills, Writing Pedagogy
3rd Floor, Flat no 1. Mirza Ghalib Apartment. SS Nagar. Aligarh 202002. UP
Prof. Raashid Nehal
is Professor in the Dept.of English at Aligarh Muslim University.
He has served as Director at AMU Kishanganj Centre,
Kishanganj Bihar and Regional Director AMU Kishanganj Centre. He has also
served the Centre for Distance Education,A MU as Asstt.Director in
addition to performing various administrative assignments .He has been
teaching ELT and Communication skills courses over the last 26 years .His
research and teaching interests are professional communication skills, ESL
writing,teacher training and Needs Analysis.
He previously served the Dept. of English at Rajiv Gandhi Central University, Arunachal Pradesh, India. He has a Ph.D. and an M.Phil .in ELT from AMU and postgraduate Diploma in Teaching of English (PGDTE) from EFLU, Hyderabad. He has been Visiting Faculty at IIT Dhanbad and was on external Faculty at EFLU , Hyderabad.
He has published 32 papers and has made 45 paper presentations for national conferences /seminar and workshops. He has done E-courses on Teacher Development and ESL /EFL Assessment from Indiana University’s School of Education and University of Oregon , USA. He has worked as workshop coordinator, teacher trainer,resource person,master trainer for more than 60 national and international,TOT workshops including RELO American access program and for UGC HRDC AMU.Besides ,he has been invited to deliver talks and as plenary speaker for various National and international seminar,conferences and workshops.
He has organized more than 30 faculty Development workshops at AMU and at its Kishanganj centre too. He has completed UGC projects on Academic Writing and Training Needs analysis (2010-12) and has also been the Project Coordinator for Hornby Alumni Regional India Project )2003-05). Aligarh Regional on Materials Adaption, funded by the British Council’s ELT Group and Hornby Trust, UK. As part of the Kindle Assessment Project team, Prof. Nehal has completed a RELO project on Kindle Mobile Learning Initiative (2013) funded by American Centre, for English Access Microscholarship Program (EAMP) Centres in India in association with UGC, HRDC Centre, AMU. He has published in the areas of teacher Education, ESL writing and needs analysis. His recent publications include Training Needs Assessment of Secondary School English Teachers in Aligarh, Technology-mediated language teaching through a kindle-based mobile learning initiative in India: The Access experience in British Council Documents ,Investigating pragmatics awareness in language Forum. He has authored a book on writing for Audience and edited a volume on Critical Pedagogy . Currently,he is reviewer of Sage journals on ELT. He has been Program Advisor &Resource Person : Training Program for Madarsa Teachers(1-15 March,2020).Centre of Excellence in Public Policy &Govt. IIM Kashipur IIM Kashipur in Collaboration with Maulana Azad Foundation, Ministry of Minority Affairs, Govt.of India.Recently he has launched Online English Training & Tutorial Program for Madarsa and Minority Teachers(OETPMT April20-June15,2020),the first of its kind in India under the aegis of OETPMT group.