SUSL Staff Directory

Mrs. HJM Yoganjana S. Menike

Lecturer (prob.)

yoganjanasm@yahoo.com

Qualifications

MA in German as a Foreign and Second Language-Friedrich-Schiller-University, Jena Germany-2015-2017 (Mit ´Gut` bestanden)

BA (Hons)  in German Language at University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka -2004-2008 (First Class)

Deutsche Sprachprüfung für den Hochschuluzugang (DSH 2)- FSU, Jena Germany-2015

Teacher  Training  for Analphabet, Adults, and Teenagers -ÜAG Jena, Germany 2016

Diploma in English-Royal Insitute-Colombo-2007

Diploma in Business English-JMC-Colombo-2007

 


Profile

Yoganjana is a trained University Lecturer in German as a Foreign and Second Language at two Sri Lankan state universities and Germany. Appart from the teaching she has been equipping herself by compiling books, counseling to the students and contributing articles to various national and International Magazines and newspapers.  Her strengths are Hardworking capacity, Self-motivation and Language Proficiency in Sinhala, English, and German.


Membership of Professional Bodies/Associations

Professional Qualification

Lecturer ( Probationary) - Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka, From April 2013- to date

Temporary Lecturer- Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka, From July 2010- March 2013

Assistant Temporary Lecturer - University of Kelaniya, From Aug. 2008-July 2010

Visiting Lecturer-UOC Batangala, Sri Lanka, From 2016 to date

Students´ counselor of Faculty Management Studies - From 2017  to date

Mentor to the International Students- FSU-Jena Germany, From Oct 2015-April 2017

Research Assistant, CEPA Colombo- 2006-2008

Memberships

Member of University Teachers´ Association Sri Lanka, From 2013 to date

Member of German Teachers´ Union-Sri Lanka, From 2016 to date

Member of RLS Alumni- Germany, From 2016 to date

Member of FSU- DaF/DaZ Alumni- FSU, Jena -Germany, From 2016 to date

 


Research Interests

Teaching German as a Foreign Language

Textbook Analysis

Media Didactic- M-Learning, E-Learning, and V- Learning for Foreign Language Teaching

Children´s Literature in Germany and Sri Lanka

German Culture and Life Style


Recent Publications

International Book Publications

Yoganjana S. M.,  Hewarathna J.M. (2018): Lehrwerkanalyse von "Wir" und Vorbereitung der Implementierung eines neuen Abiturlehrwerks für Deutsch als Fremdsprache in Sri Lanka. Book publication. München: Germany. GRIN. ISBN: 9783668597686.

Yoganjana S. M.  J. M. Hewarathna (2016): Der Gebrauch des Perfekt- und Präteritumparadigmas im Deutschen und Singhalesischen. Book Publication. München: Germany. GRIN Publication. ISBN: 9783668285866.

Online E-Book / Journal Publication

Yoganjana S. M.,  Hewarathna J.M. (2017): Lehrwerkanalyse von "Wir" und Vorbereitung der Implementierung eines neuen Abiturlehrwerks für Deutsch als Fremdsprache in Sri Lanka.  E-Book publication. München: Germany. GRIN Publication. ISBN: 9783668597679. https://www.grin.com/document/383747

Yoganjana S. M.  J. M. Hewarathna (2016): Der Gebrauch des Perfekt- und Präteritumparadigmas im Deutschen und Singhalesischen. E-Book Publication. München: Germany.  GRIN Publication. ISBN: 9783668285859. https://www.grin.com/document/338944

Yoganjana S. M.,  Hewarathna J.M. (2015): Rezension von "Wunderwirtschaft. DDR" (1996), München: Germany.  GRIN Publication. ISBN: 9783668286016 https://www.grin.com/document/338950

Yoganjana S., Menike H.J.M. K. M. Pathmalatha. (2015): Developing Foreign Language Competencies of Tourism Industry Oriented Undergraduates in Sri Lanka: Tourism, Leisure and Global Change. Volume 2. 74-84. https://www2.nau.edu/nabej-p/ojs/index.php/igutourism/article/view/284

Local Book Publication

Teachers Instructional Manual for Advanced Level German Language (2011): National Institute of Education Sri Lanka (A Writer of the Team)

Yoganjana S. M. Menike H.J.M (2014): Curriculum for German for Tourism I-IV. Department of Tourism Management. Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka.

Abstracts/ Paper Presentations

Yoganjana S., Menike H.J.M. (2017):  Textbook Analysis of Wir and the preparation for the New Textbook Implementation for G.C.E. Advanced Level German Curriculum in Sri Lanka. Paper Presented at the 7th Annual Research Session of Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka on 13th Dec. 2017.

Yoganjana S., Menike H.J.M., K. M. Pathmalatha. (2014). Developing Foreign Language Competencies of Tourism Industry Oriented Undergraduates in Sri Lanka. Paper presented at the 7th Tourism Outlook Conference and the 3rd Tropical Coastal and Island Tourism Conference, 8th to 10th August 2014 - Heritance Kandalama, Dambulla, Sri Lanka

Yoganjana S., Menike H.J.M. (2009):  The Learning of German language as a foreign Language, First National Conference on the Humanities held at the Faculty of Humanities on 25th of August 2009 at University of Kelaniya.

Yoganjana S., Menike H.J.M. (2007):  Children’s story books in Sri Lanka: a critical Analysis, First Annual Symposium- Faculty of Social Sciences & Languages, Sabaragamuwa University Sri Lanka.