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Researcher: Ilankumaran M
Guide(s): Dr. P. Venugopalan
University: Noorul Islam Centre for Higher Education
Completed Date: 
Abstract: In the global scenario, communication which plays a pivotal role in day to newlineday affairs is the latest social discipline. The present exploration aims at analyzing newlinethe defects in the existing curriculum and its treatments and then suggesting newline(bringing out) useful recommendations and solutions. newlineEnglish is being spoken in more than 143 countries and the skills in newlinecommunication of the language are of paramount interest and importance. Though it newlineis a foreign language, the elites and educated among Indians feel comfortable in newlinecommunication. Unfortunately in the present curricula of universities and colleges, newlinethe primary aim of teaching English is defeated because of the obsolete methods and newlinepractices of teaching. Hence, the researcher feels that a timely exploration into this newlinearea is quite imperative and this research will shed adequate light on communication newlineskills in practical terms. newlineThe specific area for research is limited to the present curricula of English in newlineEngineering Colleges in Tamilnadu and the deficiencies in learning that deter the net newlineresult of useful communication after one s graduation. The present curriculum is newlineteacher centered which negates involvement and inclusion of students and their newlineparticipation. In this context, the learners are almost reduced to the level of silent newlinespectators to watch the dull movements of the teacher and listen to his monotonous newlineharangue. The antics and utterances of the teachers fade without fascinating the newlinestudents altogether. Hence, he needs to be a working facilitator. Further the class newlineroom should be made students friendly. newlineThe research proposes to provide corrective methods and techniques to get rid newlineof the defects in the curricula. The following techniques namely Brain Storming newlineActivities, Mind Map and Reasoning Gap Activities will plug the loopholes in the newlinecurricula. The findings will be a new vista that shall lead the learners to enrich their newlinecommunicative abilities.
Appears in Departments:Department of English

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