Seemita Mohanty

Professor

Humanities and Social Sciences

 (+91) 661 246 2692 , 3692

 seemita[at]nitrkl.ac.in

 Biosketch

28

Publications       

6

Sponsored Projects

0

Consultancy Projects

19

Doctoral Students

1

Continuing Education

13

PG Dissertation

 Personal Information

Prof. Seemita Mohanty

Professor

Humanities and Social Sciences

Joined in Jul 1997

 Room Number: MN-432

 Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, National Institute of Technology Rourkela, Sundargarh, Odisha, India - 769008

 Education Qualification

  1. Ph.D.
    English
    Utkal University

 Experience

Teaching Experience
  • English,  NIT Rourkela,  02 Jul 1997 - Present
Laboratory Development
  • Multimedia Digital Language Lab,  TEQIP - 1, NIT Rourkela,  Compulsory Undergraduate Lab for developing English language skills among students

 Expertise Information

Research Group
Language and Literature
Areas of Interest
English Language Teaching, Sociolinguistics, Cultural Studies, Indian Writing in English

 Projects

CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE FOR TRIBAL STUDIES

 MINISTRY OF TRIBAL AFFAIRS

 Principal Investigator

 60 months

 Completed

Sponsored

Barriers of participation in education: A study on girls from particularly vulnerable tribal groups in Odisha

 ICSSR

 Principal Investigator

 24 months

 Completed

Sponsored

Mother-Tongue based multilingual Education(MTB-MLE) in the state of odisha: issues, Challenges and Impact

 MINISTRY OF TRIBAL AFFAIRS

 Principal Investigator

 12 months

 Completed

Sponsored

Code-Switching and Language Question: A Sociolinguistic Study of Savara Tribe of Odisha

 MINISTRY OF TRIBAL AFFAIRS

 Principal Investigator

 12 months

 Completed

Sponsored

Impact of popular culture on language use among Indian youth: A case study of Orissa

 ICSSR

 Principal Investigator

 24 months

 Completed

Sponsored

Impact of English and major Indian Language on the Tribal languages of Western Odisha

 ICSSR

 Principal Investigator

 24 months

 Completed

Sponsored

 Continuing Education

5 days Capacity Building Programme on PROJECT MANAGEMENT FOR PUBLIC HEALTH NUTRITION

 Humanities and Social Sciences

 Coordinator

 06 May 2019 - 10 May 2019

Workshop

 Publications

2

Google Scholar h-index

1

Google Scholar i10-index

0

Scopus h-index

Total Publications: 28
K. Chattopadhyay and S. Mohanty, "New media and cultural disconnect: A study on the lodha tribal community of India", Asian Journal of Social Science, vol.50, no.2, pp.137-146, Elsevier, June 2022, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajss.2022.01.006 Article
A. Dirghangi and S. Mohanty, "Characters on the periphery: a feminist perspective on Mahabharata and Ramayana", Mainstreaming the Marginalised: Fresh Perspectives on India's Tribal Story, ch.10, pp.173-188, Routledge, UK, September 2021, 10.4324/9781003000983-14 Inbook
S. Chatterjee and S. Mohanty, "Identity and individuality: revisiting Indian tribal cuisine", Mainstreaming the Marginalised: Fresh Perspectives on India's Tribal Story, ch.12, pp.204-218, Routledge, UK, September 2021, 10.4324/9781003000983-16 Inbook
D. Chattaraj, S. Mohanty, and A. Satpathy, "Communicating through a pandemic: insights on crisis communication from Steel Authority of India Limited, Rourkela Steel Plant", Vikalpa: The Journal for Decision Makers, vol.46, no.3, pp.166-176, SAGE Journals 2021, 10.1177/02560909211043184 Article
K. Chattopadhyay and S. Mohanty, "Educating tribal children: can information dissemination stimulate community participation?", Mainstreaming the Marginalised: Fresh Perspectives on India's Tribal Story, ch.5, pp.89-103, Routledge, UK 2021, https://doi.org/10.4324/9781003000983 Inbook

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S. Mohanty, "Mainstreaming the Marginalised Fresh Perspectives on India's Tribal Story", pp.246, Routledge, UK 2021, 10.4324/9781003000983 Book
K. Viswanath and S. Mohanty, "Mainstreaming tribal children: scaffolding english language learning using multi lingual strategies", Mainstreaming the Marginalised: Fresh Perspectives on India's Tribal Story, ch.2, pp.36-52, Routledge, UK 2021, 10.4324/9781003000983 Inbook
A. Thamminaina, P. Kanungo, and S. Mohanty, "Barriers, opportunities, and enablers to educate girls from Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups (PVTGs): A systematic review of literature", Children and Youth Services Reviews, vol.118, no.105350, Elsevier 2020, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.childyouth.2020.105350 Article
S. Bose, B. Patnaik, and S. Mohanty, "Impact of Transformational Leadership on Organizational Identification of Employees : A Study in the Indian IT Sector", The Journal of Applied Behavioral Science, Sage Journals 2020, https://doi.org/10.1177%2F0021886320920951 Article
S. Mohanty, A. Thamminaina, and P. Kanungo, "Delivering Quality Education To Girls From Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups (PVTGS) In India", Humanities and Social Sciences Reviews, vol.7, no.1, pp.367-75, GIAP journals, January 2019, 10.18510/hssr.2019.7143 Article
K. Viswanath and S. Mohanty, "Tribal Folklore as ELT Material for First-Generation Learners", Advances in Language and Literary Studies, vol.10, no.2, pp.19-26, Australian International Academic Centre PTY. LTD. 2019, http://dx.doi.org/10.7575/aiac.alls.v.10n.2p.19 Article
S. Chandran and S. Mohanty, "Using sports vocabulary to strengthen English language skills of engineering students", The Journal of English Language Teaching (India), vol.61, no.1, pp.25-32, English Language Teachers' Association of India 2019 Article
R. Nayak and S. Mohanty, "Let's have fun while learning english: activities to develop speaking skills of rural school children", The Journal of AsiaTEFL, vol.15, no.2, pp.502-509, AsiaTEFL 2018, 10.18823/asiatefl.2018.15.2.18.502 Article
M. Sankaran and S. Mohanty, "Practice vis-a-vis benefits: An assessment of the teaching-learning methods employed in engineering educationn", Journal of Engineering Education Transformations, vol.31, no.3, pp.230-236, IUCEE 2018, 10.16920/jeet/2018/v31i3/120797 Article
M. Sankaran and S. Mohanty, "Student perception on achieved graduate attributes and learning experiences: a study on undergraduate engineering students of India", International Journal of Continuing Engineering Education and Life Long Learning, vol.28, no.1, pp.77-98, Inderscience Publishers 2018, 10.1504/IJCEELL.2018.10010136 Article
S. Mohanty, "Education in mother tongue: impact of multilingual education in Odisha", Economic and Political Weekly, vol.52, no.07, pp.31-38, Sameeksha Trust, February 2017 Article
S. Mohanty, "An assessment of the english language needs of tribal youth of urban Odisha and identifying the barriers experienced in their language learning", Explorations: Teaching and Learning English in India, no.1, pp.20-34, British Council 2017 Article
M. Sankaran and S. Mohanty, "Importance versus achieved: a cross-sectional study on engineering students’ perception on generic attributes", Journal of Engineering Education Transformations, vol.31, no.1, pp.46-53, IUCEE 2017, 10.16920/jeet/2017/v31i1/117733 Article
S. Mohanty, "The mountain that burns", South Asian Review, vol.29, no.3, pp.134-142, Taylor & Francis 2017, 10.1080/02759527.2008.11932623 Article
M. Sankaran, A. K. Rath, and S. Mohanty, "A review on requisite generic attributes for engineering graduates", Journal of Engineering Education Transformations, vol.28, no.4, pp.83-91, IUCEE 2015, 10.16920/jeet/2015/v28i4/70406 Article
S. Mohanty, "Impact of english and major Indian languages on tribal languages of western Odisha", Gyan Publication, November 2014 Book
S. Mohanty, "Different Women Different Worlds: Ten Short Stories by Odia Women Writers", Writers Workshop, NIT, Rourkela, May 2013 Book
S. Acharya and S. Mohanty, "Facebook as a platform for using English language skills among the Indian youth", Journal of NELTA, vol.18, no.1-2, pp.1-17, Nepal Journals OnLine (NepJOL) 2013, 10.3126/nelta.v18i1-2.10326 Article
S. Mohanty, "An analysis of the three-language formula in school education in urban schools of India: Problems and prospects", Professoinal and Academic English, vol.spring 2013, no.41, pp.18-23, IATEFL ESPSIG, December 2012 Article
S. Mohanty, "Technology in language classrooms: filmamking as a tool for developing life skills", in Global Perspectives, Local Initiatives: Reflections and Practices in ELT, pp.97-106, December 2011 Inproceedings
S. Mohanty, "Language contact and change: Influence of English on Oriya", The International Journal of the Humanities, vol.8, no.6, pp.131-141, Common Ground Publishing, December 2010 Article
S. Mohanty, "Digital language labs with CALL facilities in India: Problems and possibilities", Reflections on English Language Teaching, vol.8, no.1, pp.65-72, National University of Singapore, June 2009 Article
S. Mohanty, "A critical analysis of Vikram Seth’s poetry and fiction", Atlantic 2007 Book

 Courses Taught

  • HS1300 : Communicative English {Theory}
  • HS1311 : Ethical Leadership and Literature {Theory}
  • HS1314 : Gender, Diversity, and Inclusion {Theory}
  • HS311 : Communicative English {Theory}
  • HS311 : Communicative English. {Theory}
  • HS411 : Ethical Leadership and Literature {Theory}
  • HS501 : Advanced Research Methodology {Theory}
  • HS511 : Technical and Business Communication {Theory}
  • HS5112 : Business Communication {Theory}
  • HS544 : Environment and Development {Theory}
  • HS602 : English Language Teaching {Theory}
  • HS603 : Contemporary Literary Theory {Theory}
  • HS7101 : Literature, Religion and Culture {Theory}
  • HS7102 : Contemporary Indian Literature in English {Theory}
  • HS7108 : Reading Theses {Theory}
  • HS1270 : Language Laboratory {Practical}
  • HS270 : Language Laboratory {Practical}
  • HS5171 : Advanced Language Laboratory {Practical}
  • HS574 : Writing Laboratory {Practical}

 Research Scholars

Ph.D. Students [19]
A Needs-Based Approach to Teaching and Learning of English for Engineering Purposes

 Priya S

Enrolled:

 Graduated : 

 Supervisor

The Psychology of Leadership: Exploring New Perspectives in Shakespearean Tragedies

 Sahida

Enrolled:

 Graduated : 

 Supervisor

Popular Culture Studies

 Sharda Acharya

Enrolled: Jan 2011

 Graduated : Oct 2015

 Supervisor

Teaching English To Rural High-School Students In India: Identifying And Addressing The Challenges

 Radharani Nayak

Enrolled: Jul 2012

 Graduated : Jan 2019

 Supervisor

Positive Health Aspects Influencing Health Management Skills: A Study On Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Patients

 Aradhana Panigrahi

Enrolled: Jul 2012

 Graduated : Apr 2019

 Co-Supervisor

Graduate Attributes Vis-À-Vis It Employers’ Expectations: A Study On Undergraduate Engineering Education In India

 Meenakshi S

Enrolled: Mar 2013

 Graduated : Nov 2018

 Supervisor

Representation Of The Self: Reading Sports Autobiographies

 Smitha Chandran

Enrolled: Jul 2013

 Graduated : Dec 2020

 Supervisor

Educating First- Generation Tribal Learners In Urban English Medium Schools: Elt Strategies To Bridge The Gap

 K Viswanath

Enrolled: Jul 2013

 Graduated : Nov 2020

 Supervisor

Feminist Revisionist Mythmaking: Analysing Kavita Kane’s Retelling

 Aditi Dirghangi

Enrolled: Jul 2014

 Graduated : Oct 2020

 Supervisor

Impact Of Transformational Leadership On Organizational Identification Of Employees : A Study In The Indian It Sector

 Suchandra Bose

Enrolled: Jul 2013

 Graduated : Nov 2021

 Supervisor

Communication For Development And Social Change.

 Kaushik Chattopadhyay

Enrolled: Jan 2014

 Continuing

 Supervisor

Smart-City, Slums And Education

 Pallavi Kanungo

Enrolled: Jan 2018

 Continuing

 Supervisor

Cultural Studies And Eco-Criticism

 Shraddha Chatterjee

Enrolled: Jan 2018

 Continuing

 Supervisor

Censorship, Translation And Readership

 Fujeena Abdul Kader

Enrolled: Jul 2018

 Continuing

 Co-Supervisor

Oral Narratives And Historiography: A Study Of Tribal Stories

 Nandini Tank

Enrolled: Jul 2018

 Continuing

 Co-Supervisor

English Literature And Cultural Studies

 Ankita Ananyaa Gaya

Enrolled: Jul 2019

 Continuing

 Supervisor

Neo-Colonialism And Environmental Justice In India: A Literary Analysis

 Debanjali Dutta

Enrolled: Feb 2021

 Continuing

 Supervisor

Subaltern Identities In Malayalam Cinema

 Anjaly A

Enrolled: Feb 2021

 Continuing

 Supervisor

Gender Study From A Psychological Perspective

 Sikta Kar

Enrolled: Jul 2022

 Continuing

 Supervisor

 Dissertations

PG Dissertation
  • Debabrata Nayak (413HS1016), "Prevalence of Substance Abuse among Engineering Students" - MA    Supervisor     2014-15 Spring
  • Smruti Sudha Behera (413HS1004), "Communication Barriers Faced by Tribal Students in Tertiary Education" - MA    Supervisor     2014-15 Spring
  • Debashish Pradhan (414HS1015), "Sita from a feminist Perspective" - MA    Supervisor     2015-16 Spring
  • Pooja Das (414HS1005), "Communication Challenges Faced by Individuals in Leadership Positions in Organizations" - MA    Supervisor     2015-16 Spring
  • Vivek Kumar (415HS1001), "Community Radio for Rural farmers: Issues and challenges" - MA    Supervisor     2016-17 Spring
  • Deepak Kumar (416HS1004), "TRIBAL GIRL-CHILD EDUCATION: REASONS FOR DROPOUT" - MA    Supervisor     2017-18 Spring
  • Nupur Das (417HS1004), "Access to Social Networking Sites: A Comparison between Regional and English Medium Higher Secondary Students" - MA    Supervisor     2018-19 Spring
  • P.Suyashaa (418HS1001), "Influence of Social Media Advertisements on University Students’ Online Shopping Patterns" - MA    Supervisor     2019-20 Spring
  • Sonali Das (418HS1004), "Gender Stereotype in Indian Advertisements" - MA    Supervisor     2019-20 Spring
  • Alisha Khan (419HS1002), "Online Learning During COVID-19 Pandemic: Understanding the Perspectives of Students and Teachers" - MA    Supervisor     2020-21 Spring
  • Deepa Prabha P P (420HS1022), "Exploring the factors of green purchasing behavior among youth." - MA    Supervisor     2021-22 Spring
  • Kalluri Naga Vaishnavi (420HS1020), "IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON TRIBALS AND THEIR PERCEPTION TOWARDS VACCINATION: A STUDY IN EASTERN GHATS, VISAKHAPATNAM" - MA    Supervisor     2021-22 Spring
  • Megha Mishra (420HS1024), "Issues and Problems Faced by Families of Migrant Labourers: A Case Study of Balangir District of Odisha" - MA    Supervisor     2021-22 Spring

 Awards and Honours

Awards and Honours
  • Best Teacher, NIT Rourkela,    2021
  • Consultant, Teacher Education Through School-based Support (TESS, India), a Collaborative Project led by UK Open Univ. (supported by UK Aid from DFID & British Council),    2014
  • English Language Teaching Research Partnership Award (British Council),    2013
  • Homi Bhabha Fellowship (Homi Bhabha Fellowships Council, Mumbai),    2011
  • Ray Tongue Scholarship (IATEFL, UK),    2008
Memberships / Fellowships
  • IATEFL, ELT@I, IACLALS, CALL Asia, ISTE,    2007