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     Head of Academic Affairs 

       PhD, MS (Fordham University, New York City), BA (Kelaniya), BTh, BPh (Rome)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Areas of Expertise and Research Interests

 

In 2008, Dr. George Perera completed a doctoral degree with a focus on educational technology and professional development and in 2003, a MS program in Adult Education and Human Resource Development with TESOL from the Curriculum and Teaching division of the School of Education, Lincoln Center Campus at Fordham University, New York City. These degree programs involved him in research related to adult education, organizational learning, instructional technology, foundational theories of learning, instructional design and instructional methods. He completed BA in English Literature, Western Culture and Philosophy from University of Kelaniya, B.Th in Theology and B.Ph in Philosophy from University of Urbaniana, Rome.

                               

Teaching Expertise

 

Dr. George Perera worked as an Adjunct Online instructor for the MS in Adult Education and Human Resource Development distance education program at the School of Education, Fordham University (2009-2011). He was also Associate and Director of Adult Religious Education at Church of Holy Family, The United Nations Parish, New York. He worked as an Assistant Lecturer for BA program at Aquinas College of Higher Studies (1999 – 2000). He was a high school teacher and the Dean of Studies at St. Joseph’s Seminary Private School, Sri Lanka.

He had an internship experience at Regional Educational Technology Center, Fordham University from 2003 to 2005 working with and supervising K-12 teachers in educational technology training projects. He was the Student Representative at the Curriculum Committee, Fordham University in 2003.

 

Professional Memberships

 

Dr. George Perera has membership in the following honor societies and professional associations: Phi Kappa Phi International Honor Society;Kappa Delta Phi International Honor Society in Education; International Society for Technology in Education; American Educational Research Association.