Mr. Manoj Jinadasa

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Currently, I am reading my PhD in Media and Cultural Studies, School of Arts and Cultures, Newcastle University, Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK

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Education

1. MSSc (Master of Social Sciences 2 years research) (Thesis title: The Use of Traditional Forms of Communication for Rural Community Development Programs in Sri Lanka.)

Department of Mass Communication, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya,Kelaniya,Sri Lanka. From June 2006 to May 2009. Effective date; 21st May 2009

3. PgD  (Post Graduate Diploma) in Translation Studies ( 1 year) ( Thesis Title ;  Media Analysis Techniques )

Department of English and Department of Sinhala, Faculty of Arts,University of Peradeniya, Peradeniya, Sri Lanka. From 2nd October 2004 to 29th April 2006.Effective date; 1st May 2006

4.  PgD  (Post Graduate Diploma) in Psychology ( 1 year) ( Thesis Title :  Communication Therapy for Mental Retarded and Mentally Ill People in Sri Lanka)

Department of Philosophy & Psychology, Faculty of Arts, University of Peradeniya, Peradeniya, Sri Lanka. From 2009 to 2011.Effective date; 11th December 2011

5.  BA (Bachelor of Arts)   in Mass communicationSpecial ( 4 years) ( 2nd Class Upper Division) ( Thesis Title :  Communicational Analysis of Bali ritual ; with Special Reference to Lahabe of Matale  Bali Tradition)

Department of Mass Communication, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya, Kelaniya, Sri Lanka. From 2nd January 2000 to December 2003. Effective date; 1st March 2004.

6. Certificate in Social Science Research (1 month).Department of Demography, faculty of Arts, University of Colombo, Colombo, Sri Lanka.Effective date; 29th August 2006

7. Academic Orientation (1 month), Academic Staff College, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi, India. From 08thJanuary 2008 to 2ndFebruary, 2008

8. Sangeeth Visharad, Sangeeth Nipun ( BA, MA in Indian Classical Music) Lucknow Sangeeth ( Music) Vidyapeeth ( College), Lucknow, India. 1997-2002

 

Awards and Honors

1. January-2017.Vice- Chancellor’s Award. The Most Outstanding Young Researcher -2016 of the Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka

2. 2015, 2016  Senate Award ( eight awards) for the International Research publications, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka.

3. January-2016.Vice- Chancellor’s Award. The Most Outstanding Young Researcher -2015 of the Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka

4.2016 NCAS Postgraduate  Scholarship award, University Grant Commission,Sri Lanka

5. November, 2005. Presidential Postgraduate  Scholarship is to be studied at a foreign University .Presidential Fund –Sri Lanka

6. 2008. Commonwealth Postgraduate Scholarship Nominations.

7. 1997- 1998. Won the All Island 1st place for the playing a special local drum called MADDALAYA ( Up to Now Sri Lanka have Only couple of professional Maddala drum players .in 1998 and for the GETABERAYA (which is the main drummer in Kandyan Classical Wes Dancing in Sri Lanka)in1997

Teaching Experiences.

1. From 16-07-2012upto now .Senior  Lecturer in Mass Communication, Department of Mass Communication, Faculty of SocialSciences, University of Kelaniya, Kelaniya, Sri Lanka.

Areas of teaching:Mass Communication Research, Development Communication, Public Relations, Translation Studies, Creative Communication, Cross Cultural Communication, Media Psychology, Media Criticism, Media Philosophy.

2. From 16-07-2012 up to now. Visiting Lecturer in MA (one year course work and research) in Mass Communication.Department of Mass Communication, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya, Kelaniya, Sri Lanka.

Areas of Teaching ; Mass Communication Research, Development Communication, International Communication, Media & Communication Theory and Media Criticism.

3. From 16-07-2012 up to now. Visiting Lecturer in MSSc( two yearscourse and research) in Mass Communication.Department of Mass Communication, Faculty of SocialSciences, University of Kelaniya, Kelaniya,Sri Lanka.

Areas of Teaching ; Mass Communication Research, Development Communication, International Communication, Media & Communication Theory and Media Criticism.

4. From -02-02- 2013up to now Founder Course Coordinatorof Diploma in Public and Media Relations. Department of Mass Communication, Faculty of SocialSciences, University of Kelaniya, Kelaniya,Sri Lanka.

Areas of teaching; Public Relations theory and Principles. Public Relations Psychology. Public Relations Designing & Planning. International Public Relations

5. From 16-07-2007 to 17-07-2012 Lecturer in Mass Communication. Department of Mass Communication, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya, Kelaniya,Sri Lanka.

6. From 05-05-2005 to 16-07-2007 Assistant Lecturer in Mass Communication.Department of Mass Communication, Faculty of SocialSciences, University of Kelaniya, Kelaniya, Sri Lanka.

7. From 05-05-2005 up to now Visiting Lecturer in Mass Communication for the Diplomain Mass Communication. Department of Mass Communication, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya, Kelaniya, Sri Lanka.

8. From 02-02-2013 up to now Visiting Lecturer in Public Relations for the Diploma Course in Public and Media Relations. Department of Mass Communication, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya, Kelaniya, Sri Lanka.

9. From 01-03-2008 up to now Visiting Lecturer in Mass Communication. Department of Social Studies, The open University of Sri Lanka, Nawala, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka.

10. From 2009 up to now Visiting Lecturer in Mass Communication. External education,Sri Lanka Pali & Buddhist University, Homagama, Sri Lanka.

11.From 2010 up to now Visiting Lecturer in Mass Communication. Department of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Applied Science, Rajarata University of Sri Lanka, Mihintale, Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka.

12. From 05-05-2005 up to nowVisiting Lecturer in Mass Communication. Distance and Open Education Centre, University of Kelaniya, Kelaniya, Sri Lanka.

13. From2006 up to 2008 Visiting Lecturer in Marketing Communication for B.B Mgt 4years degree programme in Marketing. Department of Marketing Management, Faculty of Commerce & Management, University of Kelaniya, Kelaniya, Sri Lanka.

14. From 2006 up to 2013 Visiting Lecturer in International Communication and Political Communication for BA 4 years degree programme in International Studies. Department of Economics, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya, Kelaniya, Sri Lanka.

15. From 2010 up to now Visiting Lecturer. Sri Lanka Police Academy, Katana, Negambo, Sri Lanka.

Areas of teaching: Communication Skills, Police Public relations, Media and Reporting.

16. FromMarch 2015 up to now Visiting lecturer in Political Communication, Department of Sinhala & Mass Communication, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Gangodawila, Nugegoda.

 

Other  Contributions to University

1. January 2015 – Academic Warden, Kannangara Boys’ Hostel, University of Kelaniya,Kelaniya,Sri Lanka

2. 05-05 - 2005 - up to 2015 January. Academic Sub – Warden. Department of Mass Communication, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya, Kelaniya, Sri Lanka

2. 16-18 Dec, 2005. Worked as a member of the organizing committee at the 10th international conference Sri Lanka Studies

3. 2010. Member of the Preparation of New Curricula for the Mass Communication, Department of Mass Communication, University of Kelaniya

4. 2010 up to now Coordinator to Communication Research Unit (CRU) Department of Mass Communication, University of Kelaniya.

5. 2014. Promotion  Coordinator ,Research Centre for Social Sciences (RCSS) Faculty of SocialSciences, University of Kelaniya, Kelaniya, Sri Lanka.

6. From 2010 up to date Sub Committee Member –Music and Dance, Art Council of the University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka

7. 2013 .Committee Member, Kelaniya University Teachers’ Association

( KUTA) Trade Union Active member.

 

Appointments offered by other Institutions affiliated to the UGC

1. 9th Octomber, 2006. Appointment of the post of permanent Assistant Registrar, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka. University Grants Commission, Colombo

2. 1 March, 2007. Appointment of the post of permanent Lecturer in Mass Communication. Open University of Sri Lanka.

 

Other Working Experiences.

1.   2010. Senior Programme officer- Strategic Communication, Gamidiriya –World Bank Development Project, Ministry of Economic Development.

2. 2008. Member of the media Empowering committee to the rural immobilizers, Plan Lanka , Sri Lanka

3. 2008. Member of the media Empowering committee to the rural immobilizers, Plan Lanka , Sri Lanka.

4. 2005. Worked for the success of Sanjanani media festival, 2005,Department of Mass Communication, University of kelaniya

5. 2003. Organizer and the Coordinator in Central province Media Club’s Union, within 35 Schools, with the guidance of the Department of Mass Communication, University of kelaniya  

6.  2003. Founder. Medamahanuwara Cultural Centre. Medamahanuwara, Kandy, Sri Lanka.

7. 2000-2004 Established a Cultural Centre with the Cooperation of Medadumbara Divisional Secretariat and Ministry of Cultural Affairs at Medamahanuwara

8.  1998-2004. Social Worked for the benefits of My hometown villagers as a Social Mobilizer and a Aesthetic Teacher

9. From 08-2004 to 07-2005 Development Communication Consultant.I.T.D.G-(Intermediate Technology Development Group),Now   Practical Actions- UK.

10. From 07-2004 to 08-2004 Tourism Management trainee –Cultural & Communication. Tropical Leisure Management...Ltd Elephant Corridor Tourism  Hotel –Inamaluwa , Seegiriya

11. From 2000-2004 Cultural Officer and Trainer in Music, Dance and Theatre . Medamahanuwara Cultural Centre, Kandy, Sri Lanka.

12.1999. Teaching Supporter in  Dance and Drumming. K/Good Shepherd Convent College ,Kandy

13. 1998. Teaching Supporter in  Dance and Drumming. K/St. Sylvester’s Boys College, Kandy

14. 1998. Teaching Supporter in  Dance and Drumming. K/ Mahamaya Girls College, Kandy

15.1998 Founder .Cultural Communication Research Centre. Medamahanuwara .Kandy, Sri Lanka.

 

Professional  Experiences & Trainings.

1. 1994. A project named “ Herbarium &  Environmental “ launched by the Department of Agriculture Economics & extension in the University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka

2. 1995. Participated for an Awareness program on Sex Education  held by the Ministry of Health , Dharmaraja College ,Kandy

3. 1996. Involved in a workshop on the Drama & theatre Arts, launched by the Department of Cultural Affairs ,Udaratakalasangam Hall, kandy,Sri Lanka

4. 18th-19th July 1998. Teaching Folk-Songs held by the Ministry of Cultural Affairs,Kandy

5. 1998. Participated to a leadership programs held by the Department of Education ,Department of Education, Kandy

6. 9th-10th September. Teaching Folk-Songs held by the Ministry of Cultural Affairs, Matele

7. 2002.Television documentary filming by SisiraSuraveera, SLRC,Colombo-07,Sri Lanka

8. 2004.Report Writing Skills Programs by I.T.DG,Colombo,Sri Lanka

9. 3rd November 2005.GIS Training programs, by Prof. PetterPilesjo, Director, GIS Centre, Lund University, Sweden.Research Centre forSocial Sciences, University of Kelaniya,Sri Lanka

10. 2005.Services of National Library by the National Library, At the Research Centre forSocial Sciences, University of kelaniya

11. 2008.Research Methods and Publications , National Centre For Advanced Studies (NCAS)Colombo ,Sri Lanka

12. 2009.SPSS Training Programs, Department of Accounting, Faculty of Commerce and Management Studies, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka.

13. 2009 GIS training Programs, Department of Geography, Faculty of SocialSciences, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka

14. 2014 LMS on- lineProgram development, Open and Distance Education Centre, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka.

15. 2014Curriculum Planning and Preparation .HETC ( higher Education for twentieth Century. Sri Lanka), Ministry of Higher Education, 1997-2002 Colombo, Sri Lanka.

16.2014- 09- Coordinator. Leadership Training programme for Undergraduates, Gannoruwa Army School.Ministry of Higher Education, Sri Lanka.

17.2014 -09 –Chief Examiner. A/L paper marking for Communication & Media Studies.Sri Lanka Examinations & Evaluation Department, Sri Lanka.

18. 2014- 09 Open and Distance Leaning Module Preparation .HETC. Ministry of Higher Education,Sri Lanka.

 

Resource Person and Training program

1. 2004. Communication for Leadership .Training programme for the youth on behalf of community Development .Rasnayakapuradivisional secretariat, Nikaweratiya

2. 2004. Traditional Arts and Development Communication.AwarenessProgrammefor the Field Mobilizers –I.T.D.G, Colombo,Sri Lanka.

3. 2005. Folk- Music, Dance ,Theatre and Rural Development Training programme for the youth on behalf of community Development.“Future in Our Hands” – NGO, Badulla

4. 2009. Practice of Audience Surveying (media effect).Media Diploma Course. Thulana Media Centre –Kelaniya.

5. 11/2009. Decent Productive work environment and industrial peace project, Effective Communication and negotiation skills National Institute of labor Studies, Ministry of Labor Relations and Manpower.

6. 12/2009.Skills Development training programme in Uva Province, Sri Lanka Institute of Local Governance, Ministry of Local governance & Provincial Councils

7. 2010.Media andDefense studies, Defense Ministry ,Sri Lanka

8. 2010.Translation Studies, National Language Ministry, Sri Lanka

9. 2011. Translation and Effective Communication Ministry of Justice

10. 2011-2012.Translation and media, National Language Ministry, Sri Lanka

11. 2011-2014 Advanced level Communication and Media Studies work shop for Uva province teachers and Students.

12. 2010, Revision of the Syllabi and the Preparation of English Medium Syllabi for Mass Communication Degree program in the External Education, Sri Lanka Pali & Buddhist University, Homagama, Sri Lanka.

13. 2010up to nowprofessional trainer in Assistant Superintend of Police (ASP) Course in Katana Police Academy and Kaluthara Police college, Sri Lanka.

14. 2012 up to now Higher Police Trainer in Asia Foundation programs, Sri Lanka.

15. 2013. Trainer in Naval, Air force and Armyand Police highest officers’ professional training course held in the defense Ministry , organized by the Sri pale Campus, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka.

16. 2011. Preparation of the Syllabi of Non- technical Course Module of Media Studies for BSc Engineering Degree program, Department of Chemical and Process Engineering, University of Moratuwa, Katubedda, Moratuwa, Sri Lanka

17. 2013 -2014. Art, Aesthetic and Appreciation; Soft Skills Development of Financial Undergraduates .Department of Finance, Faculty of Commerce & Management, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka.

18. 2014 – 09 -04Sri Lanka Police and Media. Sri Lanka Police Department. Head Quarters’ Office .Colombo ,Sri Lanka.

19. 2015-01-23 Strategic Communication as an Effective approach to resolve social problems, Workshop on Effective Approaches to Resolve Social Problems in Sri Lanka. Department of Social Services, Ministry of Social Services, Sethseripaya, Battaramulla, Sri Lanka.

Citations

1. Manoj pushpa kumara Jinadasa W.W., (2011) “Community development

programmes and Folk-media: a communication model for sri lankan rural

society”, Global Media Journal,.

 Challa Ramakrishna, Krishnaveer Abhishek Challa and Karimilli Santosh Kumar Folk – Media is A Communication Tool for Indian Rural Development

 Volume 3, Issue 2(5), February 2014 International Journal of Multidisciplinary Educational Research. ISSN : 2277-7881; IMPACT FACTOR - 2.735; IC VALUE:5.16.   1-9pp.

http://s3-ap-southeast-1.amazonaws.com/ijmer/pdf/volume3-issue2(5)-2014/volume3-issue2(5)-2014.pdf

2. Jinadasa, M.P.K.( 2011). Psychological Effect of Media. 10-01-2011 Daily News Paper. 10.p.

http://www.engagingnews.us/select/Wilbur-Schramm.html

3. Jinadasa, M.(2015). A TEXTUAL ANALYSIS OF NEWS FRAMING IN THE SRI LANKAN CONFLICTK Fuse - 2014 - digital.library.unt.edu of Arts (Journalism), December 2014, 76 pp.

Affiliations & Memberships

1. 2012 up to now. AMIC Member ASIAN MEDIA INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION CENTRE (AMIC) Jurong Point PO Box 360, 
Singapore 916412.

2. 2012 up to now. Member. Sri Lanka Mass Communication University Teachers’ Association. Sri Lanka

3. 2014 – ICA Member International Communication Association  1500, 21st Street, NW/Washington, DC 20036.USA.

4. IAMCR Member, UK.

Documented Orations and Keynote Addresses

  1. “Military Media Relations”BSc UndergraduateProgram Sri Lanka Airforce Academy China Bay, Trincomalee.22nd June 2015
  2. “Environmental Communication” ( In Sinhala) Environmental Communication WorkShop,Media Unit, Mathale Distric Secratariot OfficeDepartment of Government Information.19th June 2015
  3. “Literacy and Entertainment in the Media Society” ( In Sinhala) Sahitha Pbodani Art Festival CP/ G/ Medabadda Maha Vidyalaya.21st Octomber,2015
  4. “Folk Lore, Popular culture and Creative Communication”Media Day Ke/ Swarnajayanthi Maha vidyalaya,Kegalle 2016-10-27
  5. “Popular culture an Media”Media Day K/ Hillwood Girls College, Kandy,

Number of graduate students produced

  1. M.K.De Paskual(FGS/MACO/MC/11/013) Communicational features of the Sabaragamuwa Flok Drama( with special reference to Madu ritual)
  2. J.M.C.M.J Manike( FGS/MACO/MA/12/110) Responsibility of Media for social-economic development after thirty years of terrorist war.
  3. C.W.C.K.Bulathwatta(FGS/MACO/MA/12/077) Television reality programs and its impact towards local dancing traditions.
  4. S.A.E.L.S.Samarathunga( FGS/MACO/MA/12/018) Impact of Pornographic films on the behaviors of children.
  5. Hewagamage Thushari (FGS/MACO/MC/11/015) “Sri Lankawe Grantha Prakashanaya Ha Alevi Prawardanaya” (Book Publishing and promotion in Sri Lanka )
  6. Dr. Harishchandra Gambira (Dr. G.A. Harischandra, MBBS, MD (Psychiatry), FSLCPsyFGS/MACO/MA/10/045 “Effects of Media on Mental Health” [Amongst Significant Others (Care Givers) of Mentally Ill Persons]

 

Academic Memberships

  1. AMIC member
  2. IAMCR Member
  3. ICA member
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