Conferences/Talks

Conference Presentations:

• I presented a paper “Teacher as a communicator” at 4th International Teacher’s training conference held at Forman Christian College University, Pakistan in 2008.

• I presented a paper “Suspension of Disbelief as a pedagogical skill” in 7th International Asian EFL Conference held in South Korea (Busan) on April 10th & 11th, 2009.

• I presented a paper “First Road to Learning: Teaching through stories and Dramas” at 5th International Teacher’s Conference held at Forman Christian College University on March 28, 2009

• I presented a paper “Learning through Short Stories” at SPELT (Society for Pakistani English Language Teachers) Conference held in December 2009.

• I presented a paper “Helpful Ideas for Innovative Teaching” at 19th MELTA Conference on June 07 & 08, 2010 at KaulaLum Pur, Malaysia.

• I presented my paper “ Language Teaching and Body language” at 2nd ELT Conference at Jaipur, India held on April 15, 2013

• I presented my paper “ Evaluation of an ESP program :A Case Study of Engineering English” at Language Testing Forum (2013) held at University of Nottingham , UK, http://www.norbertschmitt.co.uk/language-testing-forum-2013.html

• I presented my paper entitled “The Use of English as the Medium of Teaching and Learning” in The Fourth International ELT Students Conference (6-8 May 2013) at Adana, Turkey.
Available at The Fourth International ELT Students Conference at www.eltcu.com

• I presented my paper entitled “The Importance of Engineering English: A case study of ESP Program” in The Professional Communication for Business, Engineering, and Technology Conference (7-9 October 2014) at Institut Teknologi, Brunei Darussalam

• I presented my paper entitled ” ESP program for engineers and ESP program evaluation in Pakistani context” at the Second International Conference on Teaching English for Specific and Academic Purposes, University of Niš, Serbia, 22-24 May 2015, http://esp.elfak.rs/.

• I presented my paper entitled “ESP Program Evaluation: ESP Program for Engineers ” at 2nd International EFL Congress (14-15May, 2015) at University De La Amazonia, Florencia, Colombia .(to be published soon), Available at http://www.mineducacion.gov.co/cvn/1665/w3-article-351001.html

• I presented my research paper entitled “An evaluation of Engineering Universities’ English Language Program (A Case Study) at the 3rd 21st Century Academic Forum Conference at Harvard University held on September 20-22, 2015 the Martin Conference Centre, Harvard University, USA.

• I delivered a talk about “English for Specific Purposes “at Oles Honchar Dnipropetrovsk National University, Ukraine on December 13, 2016.

• I delivered a talk about “21st Century Challenges in English-language Teaching “at European University at St. Petersburg, Russia on December 16, 2016.

• I delivered a talk about “Needs vs Wants in Curriculum Development “at University of Dubai, UAE on January 26, 2017.

• I delivered a talk about “Pedagogy and Modern Educational Developments” at Belarusian State University, Belarus on March 21, 2017

Curriculum Development
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• Developed an English Language Course for the Officers of Punjab Government, Pakistan

• Developed a Communication Skills course for Road Research and Building Department, Government of Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan