Head of the Department of General Education, Dr. Aarati holds a Ph.D. and an M. Phil. degree in English Language Teaching from M.S. University of Baroda, India. Both dissertations are psycholinguistic, exploring the cognitive processes of writing compositions in the second language. A total teaching experience spanning more than 35 years, she has taught English at the Doctoral, Masters and the Undergraduate levels.
At MCBS since 2014, she teaches Academic Writing, Business Writing, Technical Writing and World Literature. She is a recognized evaluator to adjudicate doctoral dissertations for foreign universities, and a recognized supervisor who has guided students towards their Ph. D degrees.
She researches extensively and has presented her research on numerous international platforms. Her research papers are published in reputed globally indexed journals. Her research interests are developing Critical Thinking and Teaching Methodologies.
Her book, ‘Teaching English as Second Language: Theory and Praxis’ published by Sage International (2018), is being used as a textbook and a reference book in some foreign and Indian universities. She has also co-authored books on Business Communication and English for Academic Purposes. Her other areas of interest include gardening, travelling, listening to music, and playing games like cricket, tennis, and table-tennis.
Specialization: English Language Teaching
Specialization: Education in English Language Teaching
Specialization: Literary and Cultural Studies
Specialization: Literature and Cross-cultural Poetics
Specialization: English Literature
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