Parveen Kumar Sharma

Parveen Kumar Sharma

Founder
UniSkills LLP & UniSkills School of Skill Development
Kurukshetra (Haryana) INDIA

Skill Development Facilitator
Communication Skills Trainer
Educational Consultant
Internet Maturity & Social Media Guide

I am a Teacher by choice and innovator by conviction. Adding newness, which enables me to impart real learning, is my ambition. I believe that a teacher, only a teacher,  make a difference in the life of a learner.

Vision and Approach

  • Skill Development, particularly, Communicative Competence of young students
  • To Serve the Teaching Occupation with dedication to the mission of ‘Educating the Students’ and develop Enterprise Skills in them
  • To Integrate the Learning and Skill Development Approach with Educational Technology 
  • To Enhance the Communication and Linguistic Competence of Each Student through the Empowerment of Learning.To Integrate Educational Technology and Innovative Teaching into the Classroom Learning
  • To Set Behavioural and Professional Benchmarking as a Teacher

Snapshot of Skills: Expertise and Associations

  • Faculty for Communication Skills-Business Communication-English
  • Invited Speaker in Higher Education Technology  Conference by ETR in Feb-2015
  • Learning & Content Sharing Collaborations with NROER, OER Commons, Central Institute of Education Technology (CIET), & Consortium for Educational Communication (CEC-UGC)
  • Innovation in Teaching Methodology and Learning Outcomes by inculcating Blogging, Digital Presentations on YouTube, Podcasts, TweetChats, Google Hangouts, PLN (Personal Learning Networks) & PBL (Project Based Learning)
  • Collaborating with Global & Indian EdTech Experts in EdTech & ICT to Develop Innovative Pedagogy for Higher Education
  • Practitioner & Founder of EduSoMedia (Education through Social Media) ‘Model of Innovative Teaching-Learning in Indian Higher Education’
  • International Certifications in MOOCs: Writing for Web, Online Advertising, Negotiation and Conflict Resolution, Becoming a Confident Trainer, Education in a Changing World, Human Resources, Leadership: Identity, Influence and Power, Early Childhood Education, Effective Presentations, Effective Leadership, Social Media Marketing
  • Developing Eklavyaism: India’s Global Philosophy of Learning through EdTech
  • Linguistically Skilled in English, Hindi, Punjabi(Speaking) Urdu (Speaking) and Haryanvi
  • Voice-Over Artist & Producer for Radio Shows, Theatre-Writer & Director

Teaching & Training Skills: Expertise & Experience

  • Communication Skills, Business Communication, Educational Technology, Pedagogical Innovation, Curriculum Development, Management, Advertising, Marketing, Public Relations, Developmental Communication, Journalism, Mass Communication

Assistant Professor at Amity University, Noida (April 2009 to December 2015)

  • Assistant Professor in Communication Skills & English at Amity University, NOIDA
  • Innovative Educator using EdTech, ICT, OERs, Blended Learning, Flipped Classroom, Social Networking and EduSoMedia
  • Trainer with Amity Institute of Education and Training for Training Courses for Defence Personnel, entering their second careers
  • E-Content Evaluator with CIET, NCERT
  • Worked as Training Coordinator, that involves Developing Modules, Coordinating with the university officials as well as the clients
  • Experience as Auditor, Quality Support (for Internal & BSI Audit etc.) & Fire Marshal (Fire-Fighting & other calamities), UGC-NAAC: Institutional Nodal Officer for Annual Reports and Preparations
  • Engaged in training of  Defense Personnel in English Basics & Business Communication
  • Expert on Public Speaking, Presentation Skills, Employability Skills/Placement Preparation of Students
  • Producer & In-charge of Radio Show Automobile Review (Community Radio) & Special Shows-Host and Voice-Over Artist

Academics:

  • M.Phil. English
  • M.A. English
  • M.A. Journalism and Mass Communication
  • B.Ed.- Teaching of English & Geography

Associations & Participatory Activities:

  • Associations with EdTech Leaders of the World with regular interactions and discussions on innovative practices in teaching and learning through New Technologies of EdTech
  • Authorship and Advisory Association with EdTechReview- Education Technology Community www.edtechreview.in
  • Career Counsellor with Shiksha.com 
  • Editorial guidance to Student Blogs and various other Creative/Professional publications
  • Associated with Department of Youth and Cultural Affairs, KUK and Department of   Information & Public Relations, Haryana as Compere-cum-Event Coordinator
  • Coordinator of more than 07 Literary & Communication Skills Workshops of national repute for Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra
  • Globally Acknowledged EdTech-EduSoMedia Enthusiast from Higher Education on Twitter

Publications:

  • EduSoMedia (Social Media in Education) - Talk of the Educational Town
  • New Media EdTech: Let Us Take Sides Now (2014)
  • Communication Skills ‘Learning Content on eklavyaparv.com (Over 50 detailed articles on EdTech, EduSoMedia, New Media & Communication Skills, Business Management aspects)
  • LinkedIn Authorship: Articles posted on LinkedIn (www.linkedin.com)
  • A Critical Study of Midnight’s Children (Book)
  • Survivor’s Guilt in Hemingway’s Writings: An Insight into His Making

Achievements:

  • Acknowledged EduSoMedia Enthusiast and EduSoMedia Motivator to Students, Teachers and Education Administrators
  • Worked as Stage Announcer in National Fests of Association of Indian Universities (2006, 2009, 2014), Ratnawali: Haryana Day State Level Festivals &  Cultural Programs at KUK
  • Compere in the Cultural Programmes organised by NZCC, Govt. of India, Dept. of Information and Public Relations (Haryana), Sangeet Natak Academy, National School of Drama, Haryana State Games -2008, International Trade Fair-2008, National Fests of AIU (2006, 2009, 2014)
  • Winner (Second Position) in ‘Rostrum-2006’ Annual Public Speaking Competitions of Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra as Student during B.Ed.

Interest Area: Learning and Inclinations                                                  

  • Teaching & Training, Communication Skills, Educational Technology, MOOCs, Virtual Learning, ICT, OER,  Blogging, Creative Writing, Public Speaking, Folk Culture, Theatre, Literature & Career Counselling

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A Teacher! A Learner! A Believer!

About the Author
Author: Parveen Sharma Website: eklavyaparv.com
Founder and Skill Development Facilitator at UniSkills LLP
EklavyaParv is the Life Long Learning platform of UniSkills School of Skill Development, Kurukshetra (Haryana) INDIA. Working on the motivational trilogy of Enhance-Empower-Encourage, 'UniSkills' is providing learning contents to learners across the globe as its Open Educational Resources (OERs) initiative. Parveen Kumar Sharma is a Skill Development Facilitator and Founder of UniSkills. He has been working in the areas of Communication Skills, EdTech, Internet Maturity, Academic Intervention and Skill Development for a decade. His academic credentials are: M.Phil. (English), Post-graduation in English as well as in Journalism and Mass Communication. He holds a Bachelor of Education and more than 15 online certifications in various areas of learning. He is an ardent believer of Innovative Learning and has established 'EduSoMedia' (Education through Social Media) Model of Learning in HigherEd while working with his students at Amity University Noida (2009-2015). He is associated with various government and private organisations as an expert.


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