Ms. Akifa Imtiaz

Assistant Professor


Experience:


  • Fatima Jinnah Women University, Rawalpindi, Pakistan.
    Assistant Professor of English.
  • Govt. Post-Graduate College for Women, Satellite Town, Rawalpindi, Pakistan.
    Assistant Professor of English.
  • B.Z.University, Dept. of Psychology, Multan. Pk
    Member Visiting Faculty.
  • B.Z.University, Dept. of English, Multan, Pk
    Part-time Lecturer in English.
  • Govt. College for Women, Multan, PK.
    Lecturer in English.
  • Govt. College for Women, Khanewal, PK
    Lecturer in English.
  • Beaconhouse School System, Multan, Pk.
    Teacher of English for O'Levels.

Other Relevant Experience:


  • Resource Person/Trainer for CALL
    Higher Education Commission of Pakistan
  • Master Trainer
    HEC & British Council's TELS-HEP Programme
  • Modules Author
    HEC & British Council's TELS-HEP Programme
  • Consultant/Trainer
    USAID Teacher Education Project
  • Member CALL Committee
    Higher Education Commission of Pakistan, ELTR Phase I

Qualification:


  • PhD Linguistics (in progress)
    B.Z.U. Multan, Pakistan /University of Leeds, UK.
  • M.Phil Linguistics
    B.Z.U. Multan, Pakistan.
  • Masters in TEFL
    AIOU, Islamabad, Pakistan.
  • Masters in English Literature
    B.Z.U. Multan, Pakistan.
  • Bachelors of Arts
    B.Z.U. Multan, Pakistan.

Conference/Workshop Presentations:


  • Paper presented at the 1st Kashmir International Conference on Linguistics, "Endangered Languages in Asia", May 15-16, 2013. University of Azad Jammu & Kashmir.
  • Workshop in 27th International SPELT conference, October, 2011.
  • Paper presented at the national conference on “Rethinking Bilingualism: New Perspectives, Challenges and Interpretations”, May 07-08, 2010. Organized by Fatima Jinnah Women University, Rawalpindi under the HEC/BC link scheme.
  • Paper presented at the National Seminar on "ICT for ELT", August 04,2006, held at AIOU, Islamabad, organized by HEC, Pakistan.
  • Paper presented at the national conference on “English Language Teaching and Learning in Pakistan: Issues and Developments”, October 01-02,2005. Organized by Fatima Jinnah Women University, Rawalpindi, in collaboration with HEC, Pakistan.
  • Paper Presented at the international conference on “The Role of Women in Nation Building”, November 10-12, 2005. Organized by BZU, Multan, in collaboration with HEC, Pakistan.
  • Paper presented in 22nd International SPELT Conference, 2006, at B.Z. University, Multan, Pakistan.
  • Resource person for CALL (Computer Assisted Language Learning) Course organized by HEC at AIOU, Islamabad, for the training of college/university teachers, Nov 28-Dec 3, 2005.
  • Resource person for CALL Course organized by HEC at BU, Quetta, for the training of college/university teachers, April 26 - May 3, 2006.
  • Resource person for CALL Course organized by HEC at BZU, Multan, for the training of college/university teachers, March 12- March 17, 2007.
  • Resource person for CALL Course organized by HEC at FAST, Peshawar, for the training of college/university teachers, October 27- November 1, 2008
  • Resource person for CALL training organized by HEC at UOG, Gujrat, for the training of college/university teachers, February 29 - March 1, 2012.

Research and Publications:


  • ‘Online Communication and Social Norms: Social Deviations in Pakistani Chat Rooms.’ Published in the Journal of Research, Faculty of Languages and Islamic Studies, volume 10, 2007, BZU, Multan, PK.
  • ‘An Analysis of the Discourse of Synchronous-CMC with Focus on Conversational Deviations with Reference to Pakistani Sociolinguistic/Cultural Context,’ an unpublished thesis for Ph.D in Applied Linguistics, submitted for evaluation to BZU, Multan.
  • ‘Business Communications and Report Writing for M.Com Banking Students in Pakistan--- A Case in ESP,’ an unpublished thesis for M.Phil in Applied Linguistics.
  • ‘Evaluation of the Existing Business Communications and Report Writing Course for M.Com Banking Students with Specific Reference to Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan’, an unpublished thesis for MA TEFL.

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