Lakshmana Rao P

PhD (University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad)

Assistant Professor, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences


Research Interests



  • Ph. D., 2016, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad
  • M.Ed., 2008, Regional Institute of Education - Mysore (NCERT)
  • M.A.(English), 2005, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam



Refereed Journals:

  • 2019 Criteria for Qualitative Evaluation of Strategy Training. Electronic Journal of Foreign Language Teaching. Vol 16 (2). (Link to publication)

  • 2016 Metacognitive Awareness of Reading Strategies: An Indian Context. The Reading Matrix. Vol 16, Issue 1. (Link to publication)

  • 2015 Effect of Teaching Sentence-level-formal Schemata on Inferring Meaning. Language & Language Teaching, Issue no. 8. (Link to publication)

  • 2015 Reading Journal: A Tool for Classroom Reading Assessment. A Journal of Teaching English Language and Literature, FORTELL, Issue no. 30. (Link to publication)

  • 2014 I cut Onions because I don’t have Tear Glands. A Journal of Teaching English Language and Literature, FORTELL, Issue no. 29. (Link to publication)

  • 2013 Skills-Based Teaching: An Overview. The Journal of English Language Teaching, Volume LV, Number 6.

Commissioned Book chapters:

  • 2017 1) Gathering Information, 2) Guessing Meanings of Unfamiliar Words, and 3) Reading Short Passages in ‘English: A Foundation Course’ – A Compulsory Course for Degree Students of Dr. B. R. Ambedkar Open University.

Media Article:

  • 2019 A Beginner’s Guide to Writing a Popular Science Article, by a Teacher, Science, The Wire (Link to publication)

Conference Proceedings:

  • 2017 Effect of a feedback scheme for scaffolding learners to notice and correct their errors. Proceedings of the International Conference on The Teaching of English Language and Literature: Critical Perspectives organised by GITAM University, Hyderabad on 11 and 12 August, 2017. (ISBN: 978-81-933148-1-4)

  • July 2016-February 2021, Assistant Professor @ Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh.

  • January 2015-May 2016, Guest Faculty @ Centre for English Language Studies, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad, Telangana.

  • August 2008-August 2011, Assistant Professor @ GMR Institute of Technology, Rajam, Andhra Pradesh.

  • June 2005-April 2006, Lecturer @ Aditya Degree College, Srikakulam, Andhra Pradesh.


Office address: Faculty Building 601
Department of Humanities and Social Sciences
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur - 208016

Office Phone: 0512-259-2207 (O)

Email: lakshman[AT]


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