LAHORE: (Monday, September 30, 2013): Punjab University Department of English Language and Literature has hosted a five-day English Language Teaching (ELT) workshop in collaboration with the Higher Education Commission Pakistan in connection with HEC’s Learning Innovation Division’s English Language Teaching Reforms (ELTR) Project, Phase-II.
The title of the workshop was “ELT with Perspective of Computer Assisted Language Learning (CALL). The workshop covered various interesting sessions such as podcasting tools, computer and web applications in ELT, creating teachers’ resources and activities, BNC& COCA: Online corpora as well as introductions to Coursera and Edmodo: Online class room. The resource persons were Mr. Rustam Ali, Ms. Akifa Imtiaz, Mr. M. Rashid and the focal person was Dr. Amra Raza Chair, English, University of the Punjab. Public Sector / College English Language Teachers from across the province participated in the workshop. The objective of the workshop was to equip teachers of English language with the latest technological advancements in computer applications. In the closing ceremony, Dr. Sabiha Mansoor Vice Chancellor of Lahore College for Women University and Ms. Rubina Mustafa, HEC Project Manager ELTR also participated. The workshop was a part of September 2013 and was attended by Mr. Nazir Hussain, Regional Director.