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Department of Modern Languages

Dr. Mary Prathibha Gollapalli


 Hindi Instructor

Eisenhower Hall 013
(785) 532-1928



Ph.D in Education, Osmania University, 2001

M. Phil in Education, Osmania University, 1995

Master of Education (M. Ed), Rajasthan University, 1982

Specializations: 1. Curriculum Development   2.Advanced Methodology of Language Teaching

Bachelor of Education (B. Ed), Rajasthan University, 1981

Specialization: Language Education

Master of Arts (M.A) in English - Himachal Pradesh University, 1977

Bachelor of Arts (B.A) - University of Delhi, 1975

Awards and Honors:  Topped the class in M. Ed Examination (Languages Department) in 1982.

                                    Topped the class in B. Ed Examination (Languages Department) in 1981.


Hindi Instructor, Kansas State University, August 2010 - Present

Hindi Tutor, CP Language Institute, New York June 2009 – July 2010

Reader (Associate Professor) in Education, Ghulam Ahmed College of Education of Education, November 2001 – November 2008

Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Education, Ghulam Ahmed College of Education,

January 1986 – October 2001

Lecturer in Education, Banasthali Vidyapeeth, July 1983 – October 1984

Lecturer in Education, Vidya Bhavan Teacher's Training College, December 1982 – July 1983

High School Teacher, Satyam Public School, June 1985 – January 1986

Elementary School Teacher, Elim Junior School, August 1975 – August 1978

Hindi Interpreter (Certified), CP Language Institute, June 2009 – July 2010


Research Guidance:    Guided one student in M. Phil research work.

                                    Guided 22 students in their research work as part of their M. Ed curriculum.

Courses Taught:  i) Graduate and Undergraduate Level

Curriculum Development; Educational Management; Research in Education; Technology in Education;

School Administration; Methods of Teaching English as a Second Language; Methods of Teaching Hindi.

ii) School Level

English & Hindi from Kindergarten through 12th grade



Instructional Materials: Prepared course materials for the Hindi courses - Hindi I through Hindi IV being taught by me at K-State

Book: Dr. G. Mary Prathibha. 2007. “Methods of Teaching English”. Premier PublishingHouse, India.

Published 2nd edition of this book in 2008 with an additional chapter on 'Micro Teaching'.

Journal: G. Mary Prathibha, 1993. “Teaching Handwriting”, Progressive Herald (Educational journal)


Academic Activities

Paper Presentations

Language skills for teachers; Communicative English for teachers; Preparation of Graphic Aids;

Effective Methods of teaching English; Instructional Objectives; Techniques of teaching

Seminars/Workshops Organized & Invited Talks

Planning Lessons effectively before teaching; Conflict Management; Strategies of Teaching English;

Preparation and Use of Slides; Remedial Teaching; Innovative Practices in Early Childhood Education

Teacher Preparation; Preparation of Question Bank; Multimedia for Effective Communication

Personality Development and Communicative English



Academic Responsibilities

Contributed to the designing of B. Ed and M. Ed Curriculum at the University.

Member of course materials preparation for English Methodology at the University.

Member of the Moderation Board for evaluating project records.

Chief examiner for evaluation of B. Ed examinations.

Evaluated the M. Ed dissertations.


Administrative  Responsibilities

Vice Principal of Ghulam Ahmed College of Education from January 1994 -  November 2008.

Assisted the Principal in administrative matters and in preparing the college report for National  

Accreditation and Assessment Committee (NAAC) accreditation.