Seminars & Colloquia

Bushra Anjum

National University of Computer and Emerging Sciencs, Lahore,, Pakistan

"Education, Experience & Expertise – My Teaching Story"

Tuesday March 11, 2014 09:30 AM
Location: 3211, EBII NCSU Centennial Campus
(Visitor parking instructions)

 

Abstract:

I have been fortunate to be educated by the best minds of both Pakistan and USA during my academic career. Also I have had the opportunity to teach in both countries. This international experience had helped me immensely to grow both personally and professionally. I was able to observe how, in a teaching environment, a few things related to the curriculum have to be tailored to specific audiences and how some other principles remain totally independent of place, date and age. The experiences translated into expertise and helped me to identify and adopt various principles along the way that have resulted in higher student learning and better retention. In the seminar I will be presenting the principles that my teaching revolves around alongside various examples of student interaction that resulted in teaching moments both for my students and myself.

Short Bio:

Dr. Bushra Anjum, a Fulbright scholar, completed her PhD from the Computer Science Department at North Carolina State University (NCSU), Raleigh, USA in 2012, advised by Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professor and IEEE Fellow Dr. Harry Perros. Alongside, she also completed the one year Certificate of Accomplishment in Teaching curriculum offered by Preparing Future Leaders, Graduate School, NCSU. She has been teaching university students since last five years, full-time since last two. She is also an active member of various international diversity outreach and inclusion initiatives like ELA, XSEDE, ACM MentorNet, Stanford She++. Dr. Anjum has authored scholarly papers in the areas of performance modeling, computer networks, and quality of service provision.

Host: Dennis Bahler, Computer Science, NCSU

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