Welcome to the Teaching, Learning and Assessment Practices Research Group

The goal of this research group is to continuously enhance TLA practices in Computer Science and Engineering Education in Sri Lankan universities.

Research Areas at a Glance:

The following list is a quick overview of the TLA practice areas within which our group members conduct research projects.
  • Enhancing creativity and innovation
  • Building entrepreneurship skills
  • Helping students transfer from school life to university life
  • Constructive alignment
  • Instilling critical thinking skills
  • Enhancing communication skills
  • Project-Based Learning (PBL), Inquiry-Based Learning (IBL) and Research-Based Learning (RBL)
  • Educational informatics
  • E-Learning platform comparison
  • MOOC format for inter-university courses

Group Members

  • Shahani Markus Weerawarana
  • Shehan Perera
  • Vishaka Nanayakkara
  • Sachini Weerawardhana
  • Rapti De Silva
  • Malaka Walpola
  • Samantha Senarathna
  • Sulochana Sooriyaarachchi
  • Nisansa de Silva
  • Pivithuru Wijegunawardana
  • Renuka Pathirana
  • Chinthana Wimalasuriya


Rolling Updates

  • Group Meeting, Oct 5, 2012 Attendees: Shahani, Shehan, Chinthana, Vishaka, Sachini, Renuka, Pivithuru, Nisansa, and Malaka.Agenda:10:00 - 10:30 am: Project updates (5 minutes each)Communication Skills - Sachini/Rapti/Shahani/RenukaOrientation Program ...
    Posted Oct 5, 2012, 1:21 AM by Shahani Markus
  • Meetings: Sept 12, 2012 Educational Informatics Project formulation.  Attendees: Pivithuru and Shahani. Orientation Program Evaluation.  Attendees; Malaka and Shahani
    Posted Sep 12, 2012, 7:35 AM by Shahani Markus
  • Meeting: Sept 11, 2012 Attendees: Dr. Rapti De Silva, Sachini Weerawardhana, Renuka and Dr. Shahani Weerawarana. Planning meeting for the research project, "Enhancing Communication Skills"
    Posted Sep 11, 2012, 3:33 AM by Shahani Markus
  • Meeting: Sept 7, 2012 Research group launch. Presentation: Promoting Creativity, Innovation and Engineering Excellence - A Case Study from Sri Lanka
    Posted Sep 11, 2012, 3:34 AM by Shahani Markus
  • Project Plan has been updated New project plan has been uploaded to Project Documents area.
    Posted Sep 6, 2012, 6:07 AM by Shahani Markus
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Recent Files

  • Meeting Minutes 07-03-2013   0k - Mar 11, 2013, 8:21 AM by Pivithuru Wijegunawardana (v1)
  • Group Meeting Minutes 7 March 2013   0k - Mar 11, 2013, 8:19 AM by sachiniw (v1)
  • DataProvenance_Presentation_20_12_2012.pdf   475k - Jan 7, 2013, 9:23 PM by Pivithuru Wijegunawardana (v1)
  • Survey Methodologies-TLA_Presentation1.pdf   485k - Nov 21, 2012, 6:16 AM by sachiniw (v1)
  • Group Meeting Minutes: Nov 1, 2012   0k - Nov 4, 2012, 9:14 PM by Pivithuru Wijegunawardana (v1)
    ‎Agenda and minutes‎
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