Richa Mishra is the Section head of Humanities of Institute of Technology, Nirma University. An ardent believer of the transformative power of an educator, she is the recipient of Indo-Shastri Canadian Grant for the year 2015-16 and was a visiting scholar to an Atlantic Canadian University, Canada. She has worked on a funded research grant on Higher Order Thinking Skills (HOTS) in Higher Education.An expert curriculum and course designer, her team conceptualized and designed the course ‘Critical thinking’ and ‘Creativity and Innovation’ for Higher semester engineering student. She has won the award of ‘Content Guru’ from Infosys for designing of this course.
She is diligently involved in the conceptualization of Outcome Based Education, Curriculum reforms and new pedagogical interventions including ICT for active learning and gamification of augmented engagement. A prolific writer, she writes for many popular academic as well as non-academic journals.
Watch her TEDx talk at TEDxNirmaUniversity on “Make friends, change your world – Shake Hands“.