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Ms.Sonia John Markose

Ms.Sonia John Markose

Assistant Professor (On Contract) & H.O.D

Professional Summary

Sonia John Markose is a faculty member in the Department of Communicative English at St. Xavier’s College for Women, Aluva since 2013. From 2015 to 2019 she served as department head. She has more than 4 years of hands-on experience and expertise in media industry. She has operational knowledge of technological tools and their use. Her outstanding ability to cooperate with students and staff and immense ability to meet the needs of a highly diverse student population is her strength.  She has excellent technical skills and familiar with different digital tools.

 Educational Qualifications
  • MA in Media and Communications from the University of Madras (2007)
  • MA Degree in English Language and Literature (IGNOU, 2017)
  • N.E.T in Mass Communication and Journalism
  • PG Diploma in Public Relations (2011) from the University of Madras 

Duties performed:

  • Head of the Department of Communicative English (2015-2019)
  • Member, IQAC (in charge of criteria VI)
  • Social Media Co-ordinator, Institutions Innovations Council
  • Tourism Club Co-ordinator (2016 onwards)
  • EBSB Club Co-ordinator (2019 onwards)
  • Social Media Champion (2019 onwards)
  • Website Incharge 
  • UN Academic Impact Incharge
  • Co-ordinator UGC approved Certificate and Diploma Courses
  • Co-ordinator, Debate Club
  • Technical Assistant, RUSA
  • Member, UBA Cell
  • Member, PTA (2017-18)
  • Editor, College Newsletter (2019-20)
  • In charge of the College Radio ‘Radio Xav’ and College quarterly tabloid ‘Xav Voice’.
  • Teacher Co-ordinator, “XAV VIRTUOSO” the intercollegiate fest of St. Xavier’s College for Women, Aluva.
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2 Autism Spectrum Disorder University of California, Davis
3 Building Digital Media using Graphic Design in Google Slides Coursera Project Network
4 Communication in the 21st Century Workplace University of California, Irvine
5 Communication theory: bridging academia and practice National Research University Higher School of Economics
6 Create a Business Marketing Brand Kit Using Canva Coursera Project Network
7 Create Training Videos with Powtoon Coursera Project Network
8 Feminism and Social Justice University of California, Santa Cruz
9 Fundamentals of Management University of California, Irvine
10 Gathering and Developing the News Michigan State University
11 Google Ads for Beginners Coursera Project Network
12 Integrated Marketing Communications: Advertising, Public Relations, Digital Marketing and more IE Business School
13 Introduction to Psychology Yale University
14 Managing ADHD, Autism, Learning Disabilities, and Concussion in School University of Colorado System
15 Plagues, Witches, and War: The Worlds of Historical Fiction University of Virginia
16 Social Media Advertising University of Colorado Boulder
17 The Art of Negotiation University of California, Irvine
18 Use Canva to Create an Interactive Mind Map Coursera Project Network
19 Use Canva to Create Social Media Marketing Designs Coursera Project Network
20 What is news? Michigan State University
21 “A Short Term Course in E-Teaching with Learning Management Systems” The All Kerala Private College Teachers’ Association
22 Two Week Online Workshop on “Comprehensive e-Learning to e-Training guide for Administrative Work” Ramanujan College, Delhi University
23 Kalam programme for IP literacy awareness MHRD’s Innovation Cell, Govt. of India
24 MANAGING ONLINE CLASSES and CO-CREATING MOOCS Ramanujan College, Delhi University
25 Innovation ambassador Training programme AICTE/MHRD’s Innovation Cell and ACS College of Engineering, Bangalore
26 Cybergogy: Learn, relearn and Unlearn CUK, Kerala and St.Xavier’s College for Women, Aluva
27 Innovation ambassador training (advanced level) MoE’s Innovation Cell & AICTE, Govt. of India
28 Feminism Concepts and Theories  NPTEL, Ministry of HRD, Govt. of India
29 The fundamentals of Digital Marketing Google Certification
30 Certificate course on Energy Literacy Energy Swaraj Foundation