Dr. Ismat Jabeen

Dr. Ismat Jabeen

Assistant Professor

Department of English

Research Areas: L2 Teaching and Learning, Critical Discourse Analysis, Language and Identity, Language and Gender, Sociocultural Learning and Teaching, Language in Practice, Post-Colonial Literature, Modern Literature, Content Analysis
Dr. Ismat Jabeen is currently serving as Assistant Professor, at University of Central Punjab. She received her PhD from National University of Modern Languages, Islamabad under Higher Education Commission of Pakistan Indigenous PhD Fellowship Program. Her area of specialization in PhD is Applied Linguistics. Her further research also focuses mainly on the teaching and learning of English within Pakistani context mostly combining theory and practice. Her research work has been published nationally and internationally. She has presented English Department, UCP in national and international conferences.
A number of students have completed their M. Phil under her supervision. She has also served extensively as Internal and External Supervisor/Thesis Examiner for a number of renowned universities.

  • Women Literature
  • 19th & 20th Century English Poetry
  • Research Methodology in Applied Linguistics

Education

PhD English Language:  National University of Modern Languages, 2014
Thesis Title:English Language Teaching: Implementing Collaborative
Language Learning Approach in Federal Colleges of Pakistan
Major Courses studied in M. Phil & PhD Course work:
1- Rhetoric
2- Educational Psychology
3- Philosophy of Education
4- Paradigm of Education
5- Literary Studies
6- General Linguistics
7- Applied Linguistics
8- Advanced Research Mechanics
9- Literary Theory and Contemporary Criticism
10- Post Colonial Literature
Masters English Literature:  University of Punjab, Lahore, 2002
Graduation University of Punjab, Lahore, 2000
Intermediate Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education Rawalpindi, 1996

Work Experience



University of Central Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan

Serving as Assistant Professor since Sep, 2015 till present and have taught following courses to BS English and M. Phil Applied Linguistics:
BS English:     Advance English Writing I
Advance English Writing II
Sociolinguistics
Language, Culture & Society
18th & 19th Century Novel
19th & 20th Century English Poetry
Short Story
Research Methodology in Literature
M.Phil:            Research Methodology in Applied Linguistics



University of Lahore, Gujrat Campus, Pakistan.

Served as Assistant Professor (Adjunct Faculty) from Sep, 2014 till December 2015 and taught following courses to M. Phil (Linguistics & Literature):

  • Modern and Contemporary Literature
  • Postcolonial Studies (Literature)
  • Research Methodology (Linguistics & Literature)
  • Critical Discourse Analysis (Linguistics)
  • Cross-cultural Communication
  • Translation Studies (Linguistics)
  • Teaching English in Large Classrooms (Linguistics)


Air University, Islamabad, Pakistan.

Served as Lecturer from January 2014 to May 2014 and taught the following courses at graduate and postgraduate level:

  •   Language and Identity         M. Phil
  •   Technical Writing                 BSCS
  •   Report Writing                      BSCS
  •   Communication Skills           BBA

Served as Assistant Professor from June 2014 till September, 2015 and taught following courses to M. Phil:

  •  General Linguistics
  •  Critical Discourse Analysis
  •  Postcolonial Studies
  •  Research Methodology
  •  Language and Identity


The IELTS Academia

Served from February 2010 to January 2014 as an Instructor for IELTS, BULATS, TOFEL, M.A English courses.



Cambridge University Examiner

BULATS Speaking Examiner in 2011



Dawn News

Served as Researcher & Team Coordinator for Current Affairs Shows for 06 Months (2012)



Dunya News

Served as Researcher & Team Coordinator for Current Affairs Shows, from October, 2010- May, 2012



Al Siddique Public School, Rawalpindi

Served as English Teacher for 10th Standard in 2009

Award

Indigenous Scholarship: Availed H.E.C Indigenous PhD Scholarship for M. Phil Leading to PhD in 2005

Research Publications

  • Enhancing Speaking Skill of Undergrad Students through Group Work: Theory and Practice
  • Kashmir Journal of Language, 2016, V 19(2).
  • Scaffolding English Language Teaching: Enhancing Listening Skill of College Level Learners in Pakistan, Kashmir Journal of Language, 2014, V 17(2).
  • Implementing Sociocultural Approach in Teaching English as a Second Language in Pakistan: Challenges and Remedies. Journal of Education and Practice, May, 2013, 107-115: http://www.iiste.org/Journals/index.php/JEP/article/view/5756

Conference Presentations & Participation

Representing South Asian Sufism: Conference attended on 14th April, 2017.
Effective Use of Sentence Connectors: From Theory to Practice
Presented in 4th Global Conference on Linguistics & Foreign Language Teaching.
Organized by Academic World Education & Research Centre, Ephesus-Aydin, Turkey from 03-05th November, 2016.
Gender Neutral Language in Academic Settings in Pakistan: A Discourse Analysis
Presented in The 2nd Kashmir International Conference on Linguistics.
Organized by The University of Azad Jammu and Kashmir, Muzaffarabad on 4th & 5th May, 2015.
Enhancing Speaking Skill of Undergrad Students through Group Work: Theory and Practice
Presented in 30th SPELT Annual International Conference held from 12th to 14th Sep, 2014 in Islamabad.

Thesis Supervision

  • Eight M. Phil students have completed their degree under my supervision. Another six M. Phil scholars are working on their research theses.
  • I have also served extensively as an Internal and External Thesis Examiner for both M. Phil & PhD Theses.

Workshops Attended

Qualitative Research Practices
Workshop organized by University of Central Punjab, Lahore.
20-21st January 25, 2016 at University of Central Punjab,Lahore.
Intellectual Property Rights
Training Workshop organized by HEC IMSciences
18-19th April, 2015 at Islamabad Hotel
Tolerance, Conflict Resolution Peace
Workshop organized by HEC Air University
13-14th April, 2015, at Air University
Systematic and Easy Literature Review Techniques
Using EndNote, NVivo, and Turnitn for Citation, Writing and Combating Plagiarism
Organized by Institute of Research Promotion, in collaboration with The University of Lahore, on 27th28th June, 2014

Talk/Seminar Attended

Professional Women: Balancing it All
A Talk by US Military Female Officers arranged by US Embassy Monday 9th of March, 2015.
Human Perception
A Talk by Brigadier Dr. Akhtar Nawaz Malik at Air University, 30th April, 2015.

Articles Written

I have an interest in highlighting socio-political issues of Pakistan in my articles.
Now It Is Time To.. http://blogs.dunyanews.tv/?p=470
The Power is ours http://blogs.dunyanews.tv/?p=497
A Ruthless Bully http://blogs.dunyanews.tv/?p=3118

dr.ismat@ucp.edu.pk
042-35880007 Ext: 637
Faculty of English, University of Central Punjab

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