Erbil Polytechnic University is pleased to invite its academic staff to a webinar on (Towards Blended Learning; Strategies and Roles of Teachers) presented by Dr. Nashwa Ismail. This webinar is timely after the announcement of the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq that this years’ academic study will be conducted through blended learning as it is due to the spread of pandemic and lack of ability for university campuses to host students.
This webinar is organized by the International Relations Office and it is part of the EPU’s strategy of internationalization and standarise its curriculum activities.
Dr. Nashwa Ismail has MSc and PhD in Education from University of Southampton, UK and she is Fellow of The Higher Education Academy (FHEA). Dr. Ismail has 10-years teaching experience in higher education and further education. In research, Dr.Ismail’s area of expertise is Technology-Enhanced Learning (TEL). In this area, she takes part in different research projects in the UK and overseas countries such as Indonesia, Malaysia, the Middle East (Egypt, Saudi Arabia), Myanmar and Thailand. Furthermore, she teaches qualitative research methods and its application on Qualitative Data Analysis Software (QDAS) using NVivo and ATLAS.ti. She has a special focus on Games-Based Learning (GBL), Academic Professional Development (APD) and educational leadership. Her current role is a Research Associate in LEARN Cit Sci project – Institute for Educational Technology at Open University. Dr. Ismail’s role is to engage with youth online and evaluate online citizen science learning activities using mainly qualitative approaches (e.g. interviews). Besides, Dr.Ismail has technical background being active Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT), Microsoft Certified Educator (MCE) and qualified Training Assessor Assessment, and Quality Assurance (TAQA), since 2005. She has delivered a wide range of programs to technical audiences in an industry setting in the Gulf, Middle East and the UK.
This seminar will be presented at 11:00AM on 28th September 2020.
To register, please click on the link:
Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85916242830?pwd=eGIvNWppWEFmQTVjMDJOTVlFNzhKUT09
Meeting ID: 859 1624 2830 Passcode: 621101