Ashraf Iqbal

 

Title Analysis of Educational Acute Syndromes: The Failed Class Room?
Abstract

Instructing, to simplify the perplexed concepts in a welcomingly pleasurable manner has never been an easy task. Distinctive and revolutionary teaching pedagogies for a sound classroom learning environment have always been designed, experimented and adopted for effective learning. This paper presents some of the most appropriate pedagogies, their implementations and the positively desirous results produced as an end product. Its aims to identify the grievous flaws in our educational system; the monotonous and traditional classroom environment, lousy lectures, conventional methods of evaluation and assessments and reasons of immense failure. In addition, it suggests the best probable proven solutions to rectify the damage. Quantitative method of research is applied by using experimental, critical, analytical and evaluative approaches. The paper can be widely used in educational institutions to revise the set classroom norms, to open new learning activities, to boost up students’ active participation, to instill natural curiosity in them and to add new perspectives. It highlights the importance of reciprocal teaching, teacher student relationship and use of technology in teaching. The results of the undergone research proves that an overwhelming success rate can be achieved even in the most difficult subjects by adopting appropriate mentioned pedagogies, practicing immersive learning and conducting formative assessments using appropriate technology. 

Bio

Ashraf Iqbal is currently the dean of Faculty of Information Technology at UCP – Lahore. He has served in LUMS , NUST and UET before. He started an MS program in Innovative Technologies in Education at SEECS - NUST in 2013. He did his PhD from UET Lahore and his matriculation from Muslim High School Multan. For the last 15 years his research interest is in Innovative Technologies in Education? He has published two books in this field.