Munaza Akhter

Assistant Professor
  • Department of Sciences & Humanities
  • munaza.akhter@nu.edu.pk
  • (041) 111-128-128
  • Ext: 194

Introduction

Ms Munaza Akhter is thriving as language teacher for past five years. She has served one year at University of Texas, Austin, as Full Bright Language Teaching Assistant. During her period in UT Austin, along with teaching, she acquired courses in American English, Writing for Entrepreneurs, Fiction Writing and in Sociology of Gender for the development of her teaching skills. As a faculty member in International Islamic University Islamabad, she won Best Teacher award twice. She regularly takes part in intensive skill development e- teaching courses by University of Oregon, USA and RELO Pakistan. In 2015-16 she completed a certified course of Critical Thinking in the Language Learning & Teaching with University of Oregon. In summer 2016 she did another course with the same university under the title of Teaching English to Young Learners short course. Right now, in 2019, she has won scholarship of TESOL International and has been enrolled in two rigorous online courses of 1 year duration, the courses are TESOL Certified: Advanced Practitioner Program 2019 and The Principles, Practices and Perspectives Course (PPP) 2019.Ms Munaza is a zealous researcher and has presented her research in various national and International conferences both in the field of literature and Language Teaching. Some of the worth mentioning conferences where she presented her papers are LUMS Social Sciences Conference 2015, NELTA 2015 in Katmandu, Fulbright Language teaching Conference Washington DC 2016, E- teacher Alumni Conference by US Embassy 2018. She is highly committed to further her research in areas of language teaching in the age of social media and technology, Language Teaching and human cognitive system. In literature she is exploring subaltern studies in the light of postcolonial and neocolonial literature.

Areas of Interest: Cognitive-code approach of Language Teaching, Subaltern Studies, Postcolonial literature

Education

  •  M.Phil(English), International Islamic University, Pakistan (2012)
  •  M.A(English), International Islamic University, Pakistan (2009)
  •  B.A(English), Punjab University, Pakistan (2006)

Publications