Tabitha Chekuri Associate Professor Department of Humanities & Social Sciences

Dr. Tabitha Chekuri is an Associate Professor with MEC in the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences. She holds a Ph.D in the field of English Language Education from The English and Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad.

Her research interests include reflective thinking and professional development, teacher training/education, teacher and learner beliefs and classroom-based research.

  • Education
    1. Ph.D in English Language Education, The English and Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad. (2015)
    2. M.Phil in English Language Education, The English and Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad. (2010)
    3. M.A. in English, The English and Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad. (2008)
    4. B.A. in English, St. Francis College for Women, Osmania University, Hyderabad. (2006)
  • Publications

    International Conferences/Workshops

    • Chekuri. T, Exploring Pre-service Teachers’ Reflective Thinking and Professional Growth in Practicum, Canada International Conference on Education (CICE – 2019), University of Toronto, Canada, June 2019.
    • Chekuri. T and Mukherjee. S, Understanding classroom spaces and teacher roles, AINET Teacher Research Conference, Nagpur, September 2017.
    • Chekuri. T and Mukherjee. S, Re-visualizing classroom spaces: Integrating flipped classroom as a pedagogical model, Conference for Researchers of English Language, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad, March 2017.
    • Chekuri. T, Workshop on ‘Recent Trends in ELT’, Christ University, Bangalore, February 2016.
    • Chekuri. T and Mukherjee. S, Who We Are and What We Do: An Insight into the Relationship between Learner Personality Types and Language Learning Strategies, 8th International & 44th Annual ELTAI Conference, Tamil Nadu, July 2013.
    • Chekuri. T, Workshop on ‘Continuous Comprehensive Evaluation’, The English and Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad, March 2012.
    • Chekuri. T, Reflection as a Means for Transforming Classroom Practices: A Study of Teachers at the Secondary Level, Second Annual and First International Conference by Delhi Chapter-ELTAI, Delhi, October 2011.
    • Chekuri. T, Co-operative Learning in the Second Language Classroom, First International Conference by Jaipur Chapter-ELTAI, Jaipur, November 2009.
    • Chekuri. T, Influence of Learner Beliefs on Teacher Beliefs and Behaviour: A Study of Competitive Examinations at T.I.M.E, Fourth International and 40th Annual Conference by English Language Teachers’ Association of India (ELTAI), Chennai, August 2009.
  • Experience

    1. Teaching Assistant and Course Coordinator, Department of Non Formal Courses and Resources. The English and Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad. (2009-13)

    2. Instructor, T.I.M.E Institute, Hyderabad. (2007-2010)