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Vy Rajapillai



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Scholarly biography

Vy Rajapillai lectures in English Language and Media. After completing an MA in Contemporary Approaches to English Studies at Goldsmiths’ College, University of London and a second in Media Assisted Language Teaching at the university of Brighton, Rajapillai joined a three-year EU funded project at the University to carry out her doctoral studies on cross cultural collaboration and communication. She has also worked on a research project for the Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) investigating how technology can support stakeholder participation.

Research interests

Rajapillai’s research interest is the area of cross-cultural collaboration/communication and migration and identity. She is interested in investigating the role of culture in the uptake and use of online communication technology for cross-cultural collaboration/communication. Her research interest includes Web 2 technology for learning and teaching.

She is also interested issues surrounding identity construction of migrants. 

Education/Academic qualification

Master, Goldsmiths, University of London

Master, University of Brighton

PhD, University of Brighton

Bachelor, University of Jaffna

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Research Output

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  • 1 Conference contribution with ISSN or ISBN
  • 1 Other contribution

Using virtual and real spaces to enhance students’ learning experience

Rajapillai, V. & Moriarty, J., 2009, Centre for Learning and Teaching conference proceedings. University of Brighton

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Planning and developing cross-cultural collaboration in web-based ICT education

Dron, J., Rajapillai, V. & Singh, S., 2003, Navigating innovations: Indo-European cross-cultural experiences. New Delhi: Indian Research Press, p. 101-121 21 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference proceeding with ISSN or ISBNChapter