Jasmine Selvarani Emmanuel

Name of Staff: Jasmine Selvarani Emmanuel
Designation: Head of Centre / Senior Lecturer
Qualifications: MA (English Language Studies) (USM), BA (Education)  Hons (USM) Certificate in designing and facilitating E-learning (Open Polytechnic, New Zealand)

Research Interest:   

Open distance learning, Open educational resources, Communication Skills, Holistic learning and alternative assessments

Selected Publications:

1. Communication in English Level 3 for the Penang State Education Department. Book-Penang State Education Department (1995)

2. A teacher’s handbook for the teaching of The Canterville Ghost. Book-Pelangi Publishers (1995)

3. A teacher’s handbook for the teaching of The Boy who was afraid. Book-Heineman Publishers (1996)

4. A teacher’s handbook for the teaching of ‘Creative and Critical Thinking in the teaching of English’.  Book-Heinemann Publishers (1996)

5. A book of readings from selected papers presented at ICTLHE 2009. Paper entitled: Improving feedback of students in Open Distance Learning Courses: Current practices and new Directions. Sultan Idris University of Education and Malaysian Higher Education Academy (2011)

6. CEMCA WOU modules on an Introduction to OER, published as a MOOC and as OER

7. A study on the processes of OER integration for course development-IDRC Research project

8. Emmanuel, J.S. Wikis and blogs: Considerations and potential implication issues for online collaboration in a writing course. Pakistan Journal of Distance Learning

9. Emmanuel, J.S, Bhandigadi, P, Ch’ng, L.K Student Engagement and Its Impact on Achievement in a Blended Learning Environment in Malaysia Asian Journal of Distance Education Vol. 14

10. Redesigning Assessment for Holistic Learning: A quick guide for Higher Education. Published by ADeC, University of Malaya and Ministry of Education 2018 Case study Malaysian Food and Culture Fest: A WOU Group assessment experience.

11. Chng, L.K, Emmanuel, J.S. Digital Immigrants in a Blended Learning Environment: A case Study in Malaysia, World Journal of Education and Humanities, Vol. 2 2020

12. Vijayarajoo, A.R; Emmanuel, J.S; Subramaniam, S; Leong, Irene Y.C; Mohd Jani, R.; Ramakrishnan, K.M Essential Communication Skills In The Workplace, UITM Press (2nd edition) 978-967-363-577-1

Official Correspondence Address:

Centre for Foundation Studies
Wawasan Open University
54, Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah, 10050 Penang

Email Address:


[Tel: 04-2180423]

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