Designation: Assistant Professor (Stage-2)
Specialization: Counselling Psychology, Foundation Course
Contact: 9436206390, 8974062628
Email: drksobita[at]gmail.com ; ksobita[at]manipuruniv.ac.in
MSc (Human Development), MA (Education), MA (Psychology), MEd, NET (Education), NET (Home Science), PhD (Education)
Faculty Name: DR KOIJAM SOBITA DEVI
Designation: Assistant Professor (Stage 2)
Department: Teacher Education
Phone: 9436206390, 8974062628
Email: drksobita[at]gmail.com ; ksobita[at]manipuruniv.ac.in
Educational Qualifications: MSc (Human Development), MA (Education), MA (Psychology), MEd, NET (Education), NET (Home Science), PhD (Education)
Specialization: Counselling Psychology, Foundation Course
Area of Interest: Child Psychology, Adolescent Psychology, Educational Psychology, Guidance and Counselling, Assessment for Learning, Educational Philosophy, Women Studies, etc.
Devi, K.S. (2013). Child rearing in Manipur: Meiteis, Muslims and Tribes, Mittal Publications: New Delhi. ISBN: 81-8324-376
Articles in Journal
Devi, K.S. (2014). “Maternal disciplining and children behaviour: a review”, IOSR Journal of Humanities & Social Sciences, 19(2), Ver.V, 20-25, P-ISSN 2279-0845, E- 2279-0837
Devi, K.S. (2018). “Are we constructivist teachers? A rethinking of social constructivism in Manipur in the midst of social ethnicity”. Inquisitive Teacher V(I), 7-13. ISSN-2455-5827
Devi, K.S. (2018). “Emotional Intelligence of Manipur University Students: A Case Study”. Utopia of Global Education IV(I), 100-107, ISSN-2454-7387
Devi, K.S. (2018). “Attitudes of higher secondary school teachers towards using new technology: A case study of Imphal East and Imphal West districts of Manipur” International Journal of Educational Research and Technology IX(I), 33-40, P-ISSN 0976-4089; E-ISSN 2277-1557.
Devi, K.S. (2019). “Constructivist Approach to Learning based on the Concepts of Jean Piaget and Lev Vygotsky: An Analytical Overview”. Journal of Indian Education, NCERT, XLIV(4) 5-19. ISSN-0377-0435
Devi, K.S. (2020). “Health Awareness Among Adolescent Students of the Central Valley Districts of Manipur” International Journal for Innovative Research in Multidisciplinary Field” 133-136, Special Issue, ISSN: 2455-0620
Devi, T. M. & Devi, K.S. (2021). “Higher Secondary School Science Students’ Attitude Towards Science Education” Shodhsamhita, Vol-Vlll (10), 165-170, ISSN-2277-7065
Devi, M.P. & Devi, K.S. (2022). “Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder among School Children in India: A narrative Review” Journal of Education: Rabindra Bharati University, Vol.: XXV, No. 2(1),161-169, ISSN: 0972-7175
Articles in Souvenir/Newsletter/Magazine
Devi, K.S. (2016). “Developing Competency in Learning through the Constructive Mode” Souvenir, Two Days National Seminar on Entrepreneurship and Skill Based Education for Global Competitiveness, 29-30th July, Centre for Entrepreneurship & Skill Development, School of Social Sciences, MU, Imphal, India, 35.
Devi, K.S. (2016). “Education for Youths: An attempt to simplify the concept of Swami Vivekananda.” Souvenir, XXX Manipur University Inter College Youth Festival, 19th -21st Nov., MU, Imphal, India, 17-18.
Devi, K.S. (2016), “The Need of Healthy Food for Women.” Newsletter, 2-3(2-3), Manipur University Working Women’s Association, MU, Imphal, India, 9-10
Devi, K.S. (2017). “Role of Women in Environment Protection.” Newsletter, 4(4), Manipur University Working Women’s Association, MU, Imphal, India, 8-9.
Devi, K.S. (2020). “Inculcating Self Management.” ECHO, XXth Volume, Revival Issue, Echo Publication Team, Manipur University Student’s Union, MU, Imphal, India,21-22
Devi, K.S. (2020). “Promoting the well-being of students during COVID-19 Lockdown.” i- Vision, an e-Magazine, Manipur University Student’s Union, MU, Imphal, India, 123-126
Devi, K.S. and Binota, M. (2013). “Rejuvenating higher education in India with a brief discussion on opportunities available for women.” In M. Binota and N.S. Devi (eds.), Women in Science and Social Science: issues and challenges in NE India, Sunmarg Publishers & Distributers: New Delhi, 1st Ed., pp. 330-349. ISBN: 978-81-923048-5-4
Devi, K.S. and Binota, M. (2014), “Understanding the value of educational tourism.” In M. Binota et al. (eds.), Strategic interventions in tourism development: regional perspective. Bharati Publications: New Delhi, 1st Ed., pp. 39-43. ISBN:978-93-91212-64-6
Devi, K.S. (2014). “Child rearing in Meitei Society.” Knowing Manipur from the Indigenous perspective, Vol 2, In Singh, A. K. et al. (eds.) Centre for Manipur Studies, Manipur University: Imphal, 1st Ed., pp.445-450. ISBN 978-93-83201-11-2
Devi, K.S. (2015). “Educational Tourism: A Constructivist Approach to Learning,” In M. Binota et al. (eds), Cross Border Tourism and India’s Act East Policy: A New Paradigm, Bharati Publications: New Delhi pp 117-124. ISBN 978-93-85000-30-0
Devi, K.S. (2018). “The Ecological System theory of Urie Bronfenbenner and parenting styles of Diana Baumrind”. In Th. Asha Sinha & W. Mema Devi (eds.): Transforming Leadership for Global Social & Environmental Justices: Issues & Challenges, pp. 370-373. ISBN: 978-93-86088-97-0
Devi, K.S., (2020), “Understanding Women Movements in Northeast India, A Review of Assam and Manipur”. In Rajendra Kshetri & Yumlembam Khogen Singh (eds.): State Civil Society and Social Movements in North East India, Mittal Publications: New Delhi, 45-52, ISBN: 81-8324-969-8
Devi, K.S., (2020), “Vision of Teacher Education in Manipur”. In Chirom Shantikumar Singh (eds,): Secondary Teacher Education in India: Problems, Issues and Challenges (An Example from Manipur), Rajesh Publications, New Delhi, 43-57, ISBN: 987-81-94867-80-7
Seminar/ Conference proceedings
Devi, K.S. (2017). “Empowerment of Youth through Value Based Education.” Proc., National Seminar on Youth Empowerment and Nation Building, 31st March, NSS Cell, MU, Imphal, India, 91-101, ISBN: 978-81-927320-9-1.
Devi, K.S. (2019). “Study on Emotional Intelligence and Academic Achievements”. Proceedings of the 106th Indian Science Congress held at Lovely Professional University, 3rd to 7th January 2019, Jalandhar, pp.130.
“Developing Competency in Learning through the Constructive Mode”, Two Days National Seminar on Entrepreneurship and Skill Based Education for Global Competitiveness, 29-30th July 2016, Centre for Entrepreneurship & Skill Development, School of Social Sciences, MU, Imphal, India.
“Gurukula & the Brahmacharya–A way of inculcating Ethics and its relevance to Modern Education System.” National Seminar on Theoretical and Practical issues relating to the Concept of Dharma, 30th -31st March 2017, Department of Philosophy, MU, Imphal, India.
“Empowering of Youth through Value Based Education.” 1-day National Seminar on Youth Empowerment and National Building, 31st March 2017, National Service (NSS) Cell, Manipur University, Imphal, India.
“Steps towards positive development of Teacher Education in Manipur”. 2 day Seminar on Problems and Prospects of Teacher Education Programme in Manipur with special reference to Implementation of NCTE Regulation, 21st-22nd July,2017, R K Sanatombi Devi College of Education, Imphal
Effects of parental disciplining in the child’s personality”. International conference on Recent Advances in Educational Psychology, 15th-16th March 2018, Department of Education, NEHU, Shillong, Meghalaya, India.
“Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyaya’s Integral Humanism towards Education”. National seminar on Pandit Deen Dayal Uppadhyaya’s Integral Humanism: Towards the praxis of a vision of new India, 28th -30th March 2018, Department of Philosophy, Manipur University, Imphal, India
“The Ecological System theory of Urie Bronfenbenner and parenting styles of Diana Baumrind”. International Conference on Transforming Leadership for Global Social & Environmental Justices: Issues & Challenges, 6th to 8th April, 2018, G.P. Women’s College, Imphal
“Understanding Human Development in Psychosocial Context”, 2 day International Seminar on Education, Culture and Society, 28th & 29th November, 2018, Department of Teacher Education, Manipur University, Imphal, India
“Application of Educational Psychology in Teaching Learning Process”. 1-day National Seminar on Reforming Teaching Learning and Evaluation in Collegiate Education, 29th December, 2018, Federation of Government College Teachers’ Association (FAGOCTA), Manipur
“A Study on Emotional Intelligence and Academic Achievements”. 106th Indian Science Congress held at Lovely Professional University, 3rd to 7th January, 2019, Jalandhar, India.
“Emotional Crisis during Adolescence and Educational Interventions” IMPRESS-ICSSR sponsored 2-day National Seminar on Present Trends and Issues in Environmental and Occupational Health on 25th & 26th April,2019, Department of Education, MU, Imphal, India
“Implementation of RTE Act in Imphal West District of Manipur with Special reference to Inclusive Education”. 21st Annual Conference North Eastern Economic Association on 14th &15th February, 2020 Organised by Department of Economics, Manipur University, Imphal, India.
“Need for Psycho-social Support for Children during Covid-19 Pandemic” Hybrid International Conference on Human Rights and Global Pandemic: Issues and Response, 10th & 11th December, 2021, Department of Human Rights, S.Kula Women’s College, Nambol, Manipur, India
Invited Talks/Resource person
Resource Person at 5-day Professional Development Programme for Elementary Teachers from 27th January to 31st January, 2017 at Conference Hall, DIET, Imphal, India.
Content Preparation on “Teachers of Yesterday and Today” and “Method of Teaching” in March, 2017 for EMMRC, Manipur University
Resource Person at 5-day NCERT Programme on Community Participation and Social Mobilization under RTE Act, 12th to 16th December, 2017 at SCERT, Manipur
Resource person as expert for 1 day orientation of resource persons of D.E.L.Ed. Programme on 8th February, 2018 at Imphal organized by National Institute of Open Schooling
Resource person at three day Review -cum-vetting workshop for a Manual on School Management Committee from 26th February to 28th February,2018 , Department of Education of Groups with Special Needs(DEGSN), NCERT, New Delhi
Resource Person for the 10 day Newly Recruited Teachers Induction Training Programme organised by RMSA from 28th May to 27th June, 2018 at GP Women’s College, Imphal
Resource Person for the 5-day School Leadership Training Programme for Head Master organised by RMSA from 30th July to 3rd August, 2018 at RMSA hall, Imphal
Invited lecture on the 2-day Workshop on vocational guidance and career counselling at Lalambung H/S held w.e.f. 11th and 12th October, 2018
Resource person at the consultative meet of north-eastern states on emerging issues and challenges of Teacher Education at Secondary Stage organised by Dept. of Teacher Education, NIE, NCERT, New Delhi at North East Regional Institute of Education, Umiam. Barapani, Shillong w.e.f. 4th to 6th December, 2018.
Invited speaker at the 106 Indian Science Congress held at Lovely Professional University, Phagwara, Jallandhar from January 3 to 7, 2019 in the section Anthropological and Behavioural Sciences on the topic “Understanding Educational Psychology for Effective Teaching Learning Process”.
Resource Person at NCERT workshop under the project entitled Development of Road Map for Quality Education for children residing in difficult terrains in the country organised by DEGSN held at NCERT, New Delhi during 5th to 9th March, 2019
Resource person for Tele-Education Network Programme at SCERT, Lamphelpat, Imphal, Manipur on the topic “Understanding the Individual Differences in the Teaching- Learning process” on 1st August, 2019
Guest speaker at the Intellectual Basket of Women National Conference 2020 Webinar on 17th June 2020 organised by Jayoti Vidyapeeth Women’s University, Jaipur, India
Resource Person at !0 days Induction Training Programme for Contractual Lecturers from 3rd February to 12th February 2020 organised by Education(S) Department, Government of Manipur
On line invited class talk on the topic” Factors affecting Learning”, IGNOU, Regional Centre Imphal, North AOC, Imphal, Manipur on 11th April, 2020
On line invited class talk on the topic” How to write a Research proposal”, IGNOU, Regional Centre Imphal, North AOC, Imphal, Manipur on 22nd May, 2020
Resource Person at Online Academic Programme on YouTube on the topic “Think self-management, not time management”, Directorate of SCERT, Government of Manipur on 8th July,2020
Invited Talk for Nishtha programme on “Vocational Education”, Directorate of State Council of Educational Research and Training, Government of Manipur on 5th January 2021
Resource person at online Academic Discussion on the topic “Early Childhood Education & National Education Policy”, Directorate of SCERT, Government of Manipur, on 17th March 2021
Resource person at three day workshop to finalise draft road map for “Development of road map for quality education for children residing in difficult terrain in the country”, 24th to 26th March,2021, Department of Education of Groups with Special Needs, NCERT, New Delhi
Keynote speaker in the Virtual National Conference “Recent Advances in Teaching Methodology & Education Development (RATMED-ll)”, Jayoti Vidyapeeth Women’s University, Jaipur on 2nd July 2021
Resource person at National Webinar on “Food as a medicine” organized by SHAKTI, Manipur on the topic “Indigenous foods for women to stay healthy” on 8th August, 2021
Invited speaker at one day National Webinar on National Education Policy-2020” Implementation and Challenges in Higher Education “Organized by SEED (The Society of Environmental Education and Development) and Shobhit University, Meerut on the topic “Learning Environment and Support for Students” on 5th September, 2021
Panellist on the topic “Quality Education in Manipur” at Three National Seminar on Educational Scenario in Manipur with Special Reference to Education in the Hill Areas on 13th to 15th January 2022
Invited speaker at Three- Day National Workshop on Motivation on Research on the topic “Motivation: The Psychology of the Researcher” organised by Manipur University Research and Development Cell in Collaboration with Manipur University Research Club on 1st to 3rd February,2022
Programme coordinator/extension and dissemination activities
Co-ordinator of 5-day programme on Special Course (SC) in Financing in Higher Education 30th Oct to 3rd Nov.,2017, NUEPA, New Delhi and DTE, MU
Co-ordinator for one day workshop on Work Education and Community Engagement based on Gandhi ideas and objectives on 7th September, 2018 organised by Mahatma Gandhi National Council of Rural Education, Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Human Resource Development, GOI, Hyderabad and DTE, MU
Convener of 2-Day International Conference on Education, Culture and Society held on 28th to 29th November, 2018, DTE, MU
Programme Director for 3 Day School Visit on trying out of research tools under NCERT funded programme w.e.f. 29th November to 1st December, 2018
Programme Director for 4-day workshop on the finalisation of research tools under the NCERT funded programme w.e.f. 22nd to 25th January, 2019, DTE, MU
Co-Ordinator of the Interdisciplinary Refresher Course in Teachers’ Educators organized by the UGC- Human Resource Development Centre, Manipur University during 2nd -17th December 2019
Coordinator for 3-day Online Content Orientation Training Programme on Child Centric Disaster Risk Reduction jointly organized by CCDRR Centre, National Institute of Disaster Management, MHA, Govt. of India and DTE, MU on 22nd to 24th September, 2021
Coordinator for 1 day Webinar on Protecting Children from Vector Borne Disease Organised by CCDRR Centre, National Institute of Disaster Management, MHA, Govt. of India and DTE, MU on 20th October, 2021
Membership of Academic and Professional bodies
Life member, Indian Science Congress
Life member, All India Association for Educational Research
Life member, Indian Tourism and Hospitality Congress