Lakshmana Rao Pinninti
Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, IISER Tirupati
Phone: +91 877 2500 440
Reading strategies, Critical reading, Metacognitive awareness, English for Science, Sociocultural theory of language learning
Educational and Professional Career
Ph.D. (April, 2016): University of Hyderabad, India
Guest Faculty (January, 2015 - May, 2016): Centre for English Language Studies, University of Hyderabad
Assistant Professor (July, 2016 ~): Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Tirupati, India
Honours and Awards
Lakshmana Rao, "Metacognitive Awareness of Reading Strategies: An Indian Context", The Reading Matrix 16, 179-193 (2016).
Lakshmana Rao, "Effect of Teaching Sentence-level-formal Schemata on Inferring Meaning", Language & Language Teaching Volume 4, 38-42 (2015).
Lakshmana Rao, "Reading Journal: A Tool for Classroom Reading Assessment", A Journal of Teaching English Language and Literature Issue no. 30, 24-27 (2015).
Lakshmana Rao, "I cut Onions because I don’t have Tear Glands", A Journal of Teaching English Language and Literature Issue no. 29, 7-10 (2014).
HSS211: Critical Reading, Writing and Communication
HSS110: Functional English