Literati Acers Association (LAA), under the aegis of Centre for Languages and Communication (CLC), in collaboration with Institution Innovation Council (ICC), conducted a workshop on ACADEMIC RESEARCH AND WRITING SKILLS at the TV Studio, SGT University. Dr. Sarju Devi, Head of Department, CLC, not only welcomed the august presence, but also offered the introductory note, where she emphasized the purpose of conducting workshops on writing skills to improve proficient and elegant writing.
Prof. Sushil Manav, Dean, Faculty of Mass Communication and Media Technology, who inaugurated the workshop, exhorted that the university is meant for higher level academic research, and so, writing becomes a paramount importance for everybody in an immensely innovative process. Listing the importance of writing in every sphere of life, Prof. Manav said that academic writing is a special type of writing and needs special skills.
The Expert Speaker, Dr. K.K. Vinod, Associate Professor, Jindal Global Law School, O P Jindal Global University, emphatically articulated the need, progress and innovation discourse on writing. Furthermore, he added, reading must become a crucial factor of academic endeavor, and without reading one cannot write proficiently. He also pointed out, the thoughts, which are idealized into statements, that are systematically articulated, readable and critically examined.
Dr. Sam Nesamony, Professor, Centre for Languages and Communication, who expressed his concluding remarks, explicated that today’s global world needs high-calibred academic language, where the expression, narration, exposition, evaluation and so on, are preferably academic-oriented. He appreciated the efforts of the University administration, Faculty members, students, and staff for making this workshop into a wonderful event. During the interactive session, the students enthusiastically participated by asking inquisitive questions, for which, the speaker responded with amazing and incredible answers. The workshop ended with the vote of thanks proposed by him.