Ms. Tayyaba Murtaza (On Leave)

Ms. Tayyaba Murtaza (On Leave)

Assistant Professor

Department of School of Accounting & Finance.

Tayyaba Murtaza is a lecturer in English at University of Central Punjab. She did M.S. in English from Lahore College for Women University. Before joining UCP as a permanent faculty member she taught at other prestigious institutions like Kinnaird College for Women, and NUML. She also served as a part time instructor at University of Georgia, Unites States of America. Her research work focuses on Post-colonial literature and Second language learning. She did specialization in Linguistics, Grammar Usage & Style, and Second Language Learning from University of Georgia.

  • Functional English
  • Communication Skills
  • Presentation and Professional Development
  • Technical Writing and Presentation Skills
  • Introduction to Linguistics
  • Public Speaking
  • English Language Teaching
  • Academic Writing

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

UNIVERSITY TEACHING EXPERIENCE: 5+ years

Fulbright Language Instructor

University of Georgia, USA. (August, 2015 to May, 2016)

Lecturer

University of Central Punjab, Lhr. (October,2013 to date)

Lecturer

NUML (National University of Modern Languages), Lhr. (February, 2013 to September, 2014)

Level of Teaching: Masters
Supervisor and Examiner of M.A (ELT & Eng.) research / thesis.

Lecturer

Kinnaird College for Women, Lhr. (March, 2011 to August, 2013)

Level of Teaching: Masters
Additional Responsibilities
a). Management of the Affairs of Dean of Humanities’ Office.
b). Served Dramatic Society and Admissions Committee.

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION

M.S.(English Literature)

Lahore College for women, University (2011)

B.S.Hons.(English Literature,Linguistics)

Lahore College for women, University (2009)

PGD (ELT)

University of the Punjab, Lahore (2012)

F.A (Maths.,Stats.,Eco.)

BISE, Lhr. (2005)

Martic (Bio., Chem., Phy)

BISE, Lhr. (2003)

SPECIALIZATION COURSES

Degree:Non-DegreeSpecialization Courses

University of Georgia, USA.(2015-2016)

Major Subjects
  • Study of Language
  • Communication Skills: Interpersonal Communication
  • Academic Writing
  • Contemporary American Literature.
  • Life Skills and Strategies
  • Improving Grammar, Usage and Style
  • Speech Composition/ Public Speaking

SKILLS

Communication Skills
  • Fluent English Speaking.
  • Diploma Holder in English Fluency for Professionals: Kinnaird College for Women.
Computer Skills
  • Proficient in all aspects of Internet, Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office.
  • Active Social networker.
  • Owner of a Blog on Google

RESEARCH WORK

  • Mini Research Paper on ELT Skills.
  • Graduation Research of about 15,000 words on Greek Tragedy.
  • Postgraduate Research of about 40,000 words on Post-Colonial Literature.
  • Postgraduate Research of about 15,000 words on Code Switching.

PUBLICATIONS

Published poems on www.poetry.com

  • The Off-White full Moon

(http://poetry.com/poems/301402)

  • Listen to me, Look inside it!

(http://poetry.com/poems/301335)

PROFESSIONAL TRAININGS & WORKSHOPS

  • Attended training session on Technology in the Classroom by Ed Dixon, Technology Director, Penn Language Center, University of Pennsylvania, PA, USA.
  • Attended training session on Communicative Language Teaching within the National Standards by Christina Frei, Academic Director, Penn Language Center, University of Pennsylvania, PA, USA.
  • Attended training session on Initial Cultural Interaction by Rodolfo Alramirano, University of Pennsylvania, PA, USA.
  • Attended training session on S. Academic Evaluation System by Kathryn McMahon, Director of Language Instruction, University of Pennsylvania, PA, USA.
  • Attended training session on Make Learning Joyful: Using Apps in Foreign Language Teaching by Yun Guo and Ying Su at FLTA Conference, Washington D.C., USA.
  • Attended training session on Introduction to Tandem Language Learning: A sustainable Learning Method by Ryo Fujiwara, Casper College at FLTA Conference, Washington D.C., USA.
  • Attended training session on Principles of Language Testing by Dr. Marco Campos, Director of Language Studies program, Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International studies, at FLTA Conference, Washington D.C., USA.
  • Attended training session on Using Psycholinguistics to Teach Pronunciation by Dr. Robin C. Barr, Linguist in Residence, Department of World Languages and Cultures, American University at FLTA Conference, Washington D.C., USA
  • Attended training session on Inside the World of Digital millennials: The Case of Reading by Dr. Naomi S. Baron, Professor of Linguists and Executive Director of Center for Teaching, Research and Learning, American university at FLTA Conference, Washington D.C., USA
  • Attended 3 days First International Conference of Language and Literature at Government College University (GCU), Lhr.
  • Attended workshop on Phonetics and Phonology hosted by Sarmad Hussain, Prof & Head, Center of Language Engineering, Al-Khwarizmi Institute of Language Science, UET, Lhr.
  • Attended International Educational Conference at Kinnaird College for women.

CO-CIRRICULAR ACTIVITIES

  • Team Manager: Centennial play, Kinnaird College for women.
  • Received a special souvenir in acknowledgment of the services to the Najmudin Dramatic Society, Kinnaird College for women.
  • Initiated a small non-profit, home based voluntary setup to teach English/Maths to underprivileged children between the ages of 12-22.
  • Volunteered for earthquake victims by amassing cash funds worth 0.2 million from personal network.

tayyaba.murtaza@ucp.edu.pk
Ext# 202
School of Accounting & Finance, University of Central Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan.