SUSL Staff Directory

Mrs. MDNMU Mahawattha

Senior Lecturer

utthara.mahawattha@gmail.com

Qualifications

B.A. (Honours) (U. of Sri Jayawardenepura, Sri Lanka) 2008

M. (Phil) (U. of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka) 2013

Certificate Course in Teaching in Higher Education (CTHE) 2013

English Trained (2001)


Profile

MDNMU Mahawattha is a Senior Lecturer of English (Grade II) attached to the Department of Marketing Management, Faculty of Management Studies, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka. She is currently on study leave and reading for her PhD in Linguistics at the Department of Linguistics, Faculty of Humanities, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka.

 

 

 


Research Interests

English Language Teaching (ELT)

Content Based Instruction (CBI)

English Medium Instruction (EMI)

Bilingual Education

American Literature


Current Research Projects

Medium Effct on Academic Performance in Sri Lankan Universities to Propose Possible Suggestions for Higher Education Policy Development in Sri Lanka


Recent Publications

Mahawattha MDNMU, (2017) “Theoretical and Empirical Literature on the Transition from the L1 Medium to the English Medium” International Research Symposium on English Language Studies 2017on “English as a Second Language: Knowledge, Learning and Production,” The Department of English Language Teaching, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka, pp.27

Mahawattha MDNMU, (2016) “The Effect of a Bilingual Model Thematically Related to Nature and Tourism on a Group of Undergraduates in the Transition from the L1 Medium to the English Medium,” The Second International Conference on the Humanities - “New Directions in the Humanities :Our engagement with the Environment,” University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, pp. 92

Mahawattha MDNMU, (2015) “Relationship between Development of Second Language Proficiency and the Content Based Instructions/Teaching Materials” International Journal of Arts and Sciences, Harvard University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Nadee Mahawattha, (2013) “An Exploration of Identity in Terms of Ethnicity in the Novel “The House on Mango Street” by Sandra Cisneros,” The Asian Conference on Arts and Culture 2013, Srinakharinwirot University, Bangkok, Thailand, pp. 259-266, (ISBN: 978-616-296-028-4)

Mahawattha MDNMU, (2012) “Bilingual Education in Sri Lankan Schools: An Analysis of Difficulties in Speaking English Experienced by Students in Selected Schools in Sri Lanka,” Journal of Education and Vocational Research, Vol. 3, No. 4, pp. 107-114, Apr. 2012 (ISSN 221-259)

Mahawattha MDNMU, (2010) “Bilingual Education in Sri Lankan Schools: An Analysis of Difficulties in Speaking English Experienced by Students in Selected Schools in Sri Lanka,” Third International Symposium on New Horizons in Humanities & Sciences towards Sustainable Development, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka, pp. 249