Eminent Speakers of the Department
Invited Talk by Dr. Karen E. Irving, Ohio State University in Department of Education, AMU
17 March, 2016: Dr. Karen E. Irving, Associate Professor in the Department of Teaching and Learning at The Ohio State University delivered invited talk in the Department of Education, Aligarh Muslim University. She currently serves as Associate Director for education on the â??The STEM-faculty project: Training the next generation of STEM faculty at higher education institutions in Indiaâ??. Prof. Mohammad Parvez, Chairman, Department of Education, welcomed and briefed the guest speaker about the establishment and educational development of Aligarh Muslim University and Department of Education. Dr. Irving began her talk with the developments in the ongoing STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) project which has received Obama- Singh 21st Century Knowledge Initiative award and mentioned the importance of STEM education in her presentation in the smart classroom of the department. She emphasized need for collaboration in research and efforts to build up technology assisted instruction. Dr. Irving elaborated various online open resources available for access to students and researchers. Finally in the Q & A session with the students, researchers and faculty, Dr. Irving informed of the several fellowships, scholarships, and funded grants that can be availed to study abroad. The interactive session ended with vote of thanks by Prof. Nabi Ahmad, Senior Professor. Ms. Shazia Mansoori, Assistant Professor, Department of Education, hosted the talk session. Prof. Qayyoom Hussain, Department of Biochemistry, Aligarh Muslim University, was also present.
Ms. Shazia Mansoori