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Shilpi

I am a Chartered member of the British Psychological Society. I am a first author on over 10 peer reviewed publications and a co-author on a book chapter.

Please find a brief career summary below:

• University lecturer with 10 years of experience teaching in England, Scotland and India, up to 60 students per class, from Level 4 until Masters.
• Recognised for ability to teach a culturally diverse student population, while developing individualised plans for students at different learning levels.
• Possess a strong track record in improving student performance through innovative, interactive lesson plans.
• An organised, diligent professional with proven teaching, mentoring and counselling skills.
• Excellent team player and highly competent at conflict resolution professionally.
• Proven ability to communicate complex information in a simple and engaging manner.

Tutoring Experience

Current post: Adjunct Research Assistant Professor, Jindal Global Law School

August 2017-November 2018: Tutor and Module Author, Arden University
• In close liaison with program leaders and module development team, develop high-quality, innovative and interactive learning materials (from scratch or develop existing courses), across a range of media and software packages, such as, Power point, Prezi, Podcast etc.
• In-classroom (blended learning) and distance mode teaching and assessment for a range of Psychology subjects, from Levels 4-7.
October 2014-July 2017: Asst Professor, Jindal Global Law School
• Course coordinator and instructor for 3 courses: Introduction to Psychology (Level 4), Organisational Behaviour and Development (Level 6) and LEAD (Leadership Exploration and Development: Level 4).
• As the faculty advisor for a student led centre for Leadership and Change, facilitated and mentored organization of an international Leadership Summit on campus and numerous other inter and intra universities leadership competitions.
• As the head of Psychology lab, planned and supervised psychometric assessments for staff and students, such as 16 PF, WISC-IV, brain mapping and other electro-magnetic tests.
• In keeping with my continued commitment to research and statistics, successfully secured funding for a new research project on development of a standardized scale to assess Social Entrepreneur Quotient was initiated in collaboration with colleagues. Data for this research is being collected through a UK based, Future Learn program.
May 2007-May 2009: Tutor, University of Strathclyde
• Teaching and marking of Developmental Psychology and Cognitive Psychology
• Lead experiments on iconic memory, brain functioning and EEG, instructional classes on how to database search for finding references
Mar-Sep 2006: Lecturer, University of Delhi
• Teaching and marking of Developmental psychology and Social Psychology.
• Supervision of individual students for research projects.

Tutoring Approach

I have been recognised for my ability to teach a culturally diverse student population, while developing individualised plans for students at different learning levels. I also possess a strong track record in improving student performance through innovative, interactive lesson plans.

I am an organised, diligent professional with proven teaching, mentoring and counselling skills.

I am also adept in a range of assessment techniques and is proficient in the set-up of exams and the assessment of student work. I am trained in mentoring, advising and supporting students on a personal level.

Teaching expertise:
 Experienced in developing innovative, interactive course materials.
 Expert in actively leading class discussions and encouraging debate.
 Proficient in the set-up of exams and the assessment of student work.
 Trained in mentoring, advising and supporting students on a personal level.
 Well-equipped with knowledge and skills of exam invigilation duties
 Trained in intervention methods for defusing challenging behaviour in class, keeping student stress at minimal levels.
 Popular for the ability to inspire, comfort and build self-esteem of students
 Accomplished at carrying out departmental administrative tasks.
 Outstanding IT skills in preparing high-tech, engaging teaching material

LanguagesEnglish (British)
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Qualifications

University of Strathclyde2011DoctoratePsychology (cognitive psychology and special needs)
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