N. B. JUMANI, Ph.D, Post Doc (Australia)

Professor, Department of Education, Faculty of Social Science, International Islamic University Islamabad,Pakistan(www.iiu.edu.pk )

Cell Number:               +92-333-5163083

E-mail:                             nbjumani@yahoo.com 

 

Professor Dr. Nabi Bux JUMANI has been working as Professor, Department of Education, Faculty of Social Science, International Islamic University Islamabad, Pakistan. Dr Jumani has acquired his academic credentials for B.Ed, M.Ed., M.Phil., Ph.D., and Post Doc. His areas of study and specialization have been Teacher Education, Curriculum Development, and Distance Education. Having studied and researched in traditional education and distance education fields, he has acquired relevant competencies to deal with formal face-to-face education and distance education systems.

Prof. Jumani has been in the field of education for over 25 years and dealt with different levels of educational systems from Secondary to University level as well as in policy making organization- Curriculum Wing of Federal Ministry of Education Pakistan. Moreover, he carries an expertise of working in internal projects i.e Teacher Training Project assisted by Asian Development Bank and Pre-Service Teacher Education Program assisted by USAID.

For his Post Doctorate he has undergone training at Deakin University, Australia and for Modern Distance Education technology, he underwent training at Jilin University, China. This international exposure has enabled him to apply the acquired knowledge to the modern educational systems.

 

Prof.Dr. Jumani has been widely published in different journals of repute both within Pakistan and outside. He has been publishing his research with highly reputed and recognized research journals over a decade. His work has got space in the International Journals published not only in Pakistan, also from India, USA, Turkey, Japan, South Africa and Azerbaijan etc. He has written a good number of chapters/units/books on education in general and teacher training in particular. Moreover, has also written and reviewed a lot of scripts of educational programs/teacher education programs for radio and T.V. He is member of national curriculum review committee of Higher Education Commission as well as Federal Ministry of Education Pakistan.

 

Prof. Jumani is on the Editorial Board of Journals of high standards, like IRRODL (International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning – published from Canada), TOJDE (Turkish online Journal of Distance Education – published from Turkey), Turkish Online Journal of Education Technology (published from Turkey) EJEL (Electronic Journal of E-Learning – published from United Kingdom), Quarterly Review of Distance Education (published by Information Age Publishing, USA), CIER (Contemporary Issues in Education Research – published from USA) etc, in addition to being on the Board for Pakistan Journal of Education and Asian Journal of Distance Education published from Japan. These journals are very reputed and publish papers from authors after thorough and robust review process. He has also a privilege of being on the technical/advisory panel of many international conferences. Moreover, He is member of different  national and international professional organizations/ associations in the field of education and training.

 

Prof. Jumani has been guiding research scholars for M.Phil.and Ph.D. level in different areas of teacher education. In addition to that he has guided students for M.A. (Education) and M.Ed. also. He is also on the panel of external evaluators of PhD thesis in the universities of technologically advanced countries.

Prof. Dr. Jumani has visited countries like Canada, Greece, Australia, China and Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. These countries reflect different cultures and degree of development. Interactions with other academics in those countries have provided him an understanding for international cooperation and cultures.

 

Prof. Dr. Jumani is interested in extra-curricular activities too, like having won Education Talent Award in 1996, Outstanding performance in English Essays in 1992-93, attending training of teachers in formal and non-formal education conducted by Ministry of Education, Govt. of Pakistan and Commonwealth Secretariat, London, online discussion to the Australia/Pakistan/Iran Education Project in 2007etc indicate his diverse abilities and interests.

 

EDUCATION

Year

Degree

University

 

2006-7

 

 

2003

Post Doctorate(Education)

 

 

PhD (Education)

 

Deakin University, Australia

http://www.deakin.edu.au/current-students/assets/resources/study-support/study-skills/research/showcase-magazine-2007.pdf   

 

Allama Iqbal Open University, Islamabad, Pakistan

1998

M.Phil (Education)

 

Allama Iqbal Open University, Islamabad, Pakistan

1993

M.Ed (Curriculum  development)

University of Sindh, Jamshoro, Pakistan

 

1991

 

1992

 

1988

M.A

 

B.Ed

 

BA

 

University of Sindh, Jamshoro, Pakistan

 

University of Sindh, Jamshoro, Pakistan

 

University of Sindh Jamshoro, Pakistan

 

MAJOR RESEARCH INTEREST AREAS

1.         Teacher Education

2.         Curriculum Development

3.         Distance Education

 

 

 

Awards/Recognitions

 

M.2009 FELLOWSHIP

Awarded by ICDE & Open University Netherlands on the basis of selected paper.

 

POST DOCTORAL AWARD FOR ONE YEAR 2006-2007

Conducted research in one year in Deakin University Australia.

ACHIEVEMENT AWARD 2003

Academic Staff Association AIOU, Islamabad.

 

BEST PERFORMANCE SHIELD-1997

Awarded by Directorate of Federal Government Educational Institutions, (Cantt/ Garrison) GHQ, Rawalpindi on the eve of Pakistan Golden Jubilee Celebration 1997 in recognition of coordination services of Karachi Region, (FGEI, C/G).

 

EDUCATION TALENT AWARD-1995

Awarded by Pakistan Education Council and Allama Iqbal Open University in recognition of professional services in Teacher Training Project, Curriculum Wing, Ministry of Education, Islamabad

 

FIRST POSITION AWARD-1993

First Position Award in English Essay competition at University level on the topic “How to Universalize Primary Education in Pakistan” arranged by Faculty of Education, University of Sindh, Jamshoro.

 

JOB HISTORY

 

PROFESSOR , from August 2010 todate.

-          Department of Education, Faculty of Social Science, International Islamic University Islamabad Pakistan.

 

INCHARGE CHAIRMAN, from June 2010 to August 2010.

-          Department of Secondary Teacher Education, Faculty of Education, Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU).

 

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, from Oct 2010 to June 2010.

-          Department of Secondary Teacher Education, Faculty of Education, Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU).

 

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, from Oct 2004 to Oct 2009  

-          Department of Distance and Non-Formal Education, Allama Iqbal Open University  and from 09 Oct. 2009  to date in Department of Secondary Teacher Education, Faculty of Education, Allama Iqbal Open University. Duties include material development, curriculum development and supervision of research thesis work of M.S/M.Phil and PhD level. Simultaneously appointed as:

COORDINATOR

-          Pre-STEP (Pre-Service Teacher Education Program) USAID project, Faculty of Education, AIOU from Sept 2009 to August 2010.

 

VISITNG FACULTY, Deakin University Australia, from 19 Oct. 2006 to 17 Oct. 2007

-           Deakin University, Australia to conduct his postdoctoral research at Deakin University Melbourne, Australia. During this period completed project entitled     “ A study of the Competencies of Pakistani teachers trained through distance education”.

 

LECTURER , from 22 August 200 to 13 October 2004

-          Department of Distance, Non-Formal and Continuing Education, Allama Iqbal Open University.

 

PRINCIPAL), from October 1996 to August 2000

-           Federal Government High School, Hyderabad Cantt.

 

PROGRAMME COORDINATION OFFICER, from Dec 1993 to Oct 1996

-          Teacher Training Project, Ministry of Education, Government of Pakistan, Islamabad.

 

HIGH SCHOOL TEACHER, from 1984 to 1993

-     Education Department, Government of Sindh.

 

RESEARCH PAPERS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CONFERENCE PAPERS/PROCEEDINGS

 

 

 

 

 

·         Problems of Female adult learners in rural areas of Pakistan and the role of Open and Distance learning.23rd Annual Conference of Asian Association of Open Universities.3-5 November 2009.Payame Noor University Tehran, IRAN.

 

·         Paradigm of reflective practices prevailing in teacher traning programme through distance education in Pakistan. In 9th IFIP World Conference on Computers in Education.Under the theme WCC 2009- Education and Technology for a better world. 27 July -31 July 2009. Bento Gonclaves Brazil, Rio Grande do.

 

 

 

 

 

·         Educational Technology Landscap- How far, how effectively and for what purposes, in 2nd E-Learning and Distance Education Conference- Learning in the new Millennium: Trends and Impacts.Vitual University of Pakistan in Collaboration with AIOU, March, 30-31, 2009.

 

·         A Comparative Study On The Effectiveness Of E-Learning And Traditional Learning In Pakistan, , In  2nd E-Learning And Distance Education Conference- Learning In The New Millennium: Trends And Impacts.Vitual University Of Pakistan In Collaboration With AIOU, March 30-31, 2009.

 

·         Impact of Educational District Management on the performance of the personnel. 8th National Research Conference, SZABIST, Islamabad.Pakistan, January 29, 2009. 

 

·         Analysis of Gender disparity in Education In Pakistan. In  International conference on Governance and Public policy: Issues and Challeges. 16-18 July 2009, Fatima Jinnah Women University Rawalpindi, Pakistan

 

·         Foreign Language as medium of instruction in Distance  learning in Pakistan, 24th Annual Conference of SPELT in collaboration with FJWU Rawalpindi, Pakistan,24-26 Oct 2008.

 

·         Study on the situation and problems of girls education in rural areas of Sindh and Punjab, 3rd National Conference on Education 2008, Nov 26-27, 2008, Faculty of Education, University of Sindh.Pakistan.

 

·         Study on the competencies of the teachers trained through distance education in Pakistan, CNIE Conference 2008, Canadian Network for Innovation in Education, Canada. April 27-30, 2008

 

·         Research Journey in Pakistan, Second International Symposium, Faculty of Education Deakin University Australia   November 2, 2006

 

 

BOOKS/CHAPTERS/COURSE UNITS WRITING

 

S. No

Year

Title of book

Name of Publisher & Address

1

2010

Communication in Distance Organization (Unit 6) in Study Guide entitled Human Resource Development in Distance Education, for PhD(Education), Department of Distance, Non Formal and Continuing Education, Allama Iqbal Open University Islamabad Pakistan.

Allama Iqbal Open University Islamabad

2

2009

A Paradigm Shift: Pedagogy Vs. Andragogy (Unit 2) in Study guide entitled Emerging Trends in Pedagogy for PhD (Education), Department of Secondary Teacher Education, Allama Iqbal Open University Islamabad Pakistan.

Allama Iqbal Open University Islamabad

3

2009

Curriculum Development (Unit-3) Study Guide on Comparative Education for PhD(Education), Department of Distance, Non Formal and Continuing Education, Allama Iqbal Open University Islamabad Pakistan.

Allama Iqbal Open University Islamabad

4

2009

Classroom Practices(Unit-9) Study Guide on

Comparative Education for PhD(Education),

Department of Distance, Non Formal and

Continuing Education, Allama Iqbal

Open University Islamabad Pakistan

Allama Iqbal Open University Islamabad

5

2009

Teacher Education and Professional Development (Unit-4) Study Guide on Comparative Education for PhD(Education), Department of Distance, Non Formal and Continuing Education, Allama Iqbal Open University Islamabad Pakistan

Allama Iqbal Open University Islamabad

6

2007

National Curriculum of Literacy(Translation in Sindhi), Curriculum Wing, Ministry Of Education, Government of Pakistan

Curriculum Wing, Ministry of Education, Islamabad

7

2002

School Record in Organization and Management; Diploma in Education, Department of Teacher Education AIOU Islamabad

Allama Iqbal Open University Islamabad

8

2001

Comparative Study of Functional Literacy (in Urdu). Chapter 2. Training Manual for Functional Literacy Organizers. Allama Iqbal Open University and UNESCO Islamabad

UNESCO, Islamabad

9

1999

Teaching of Sindhi Poetry, in Teaching of Sindhi, Diploma in Education

Sindh Textbook  Board Jamshoro

10

1999

Teaching of Sindhi Grammar, in Teaching of Sindhi, Diploma in Education

Sindh Textbook Board,  Jamshoro

 

 BOOK REVIEW/CHAPTERS REVIEWED

 

S. No

Year

Title of Book

Name of Publisher & Address

1

2010

Total Quality Management in Study Guide entitled Human Resource Development in Distance Education, for PhD (Education), Department of Distance, Non Formal and Continuing Education, Allama Iqbal Open University Islamabad Pakistan.

Allama Iqbal Open University Islamabad

2

2010

Psychology of Adult Learner in Study Guide entitled Adult Education, for PhD (Education), Department of Distance, Non Formal and Continuing Education, Allama Iqbal Open University Islamabad Pakistan.

Allama Iqbal Open University Islamabad

3

2010

Adult and Adult Learning for study guide entitled Adult Education, for PhD(Education), Department of Distance, Non Formal and Continuing Education, Allama Iqbal Open University Islamabad Pakistan.

Allama Iqbal Open University Islamabad

4

2009

Educational management and Leadership, in the  Study guide on Comparative Education for PhD(Education),

Department of Distance, Non Formal and

Continuing Education, Allama Iqbal

Open University Islamabad Pakistan.

Allama Iqbal Open University Islamabad

5

2003

Teaching of Tenses, in Teaching of English, B.Ed, Department of Teacher Education, AIOU, Islamabad

Allama Iqbal Open University Islamabad

6

2002

Short Term Course: Punjabi, Sindhi, Balochi and Pashto Bol Chal, Department of Pakistani Languages, Allama Iqbal Open University.

Allama Iqbal Open University Islamabad

 

MEMBER OF EDITORIAL BOARD

 

·         Pakistan Journal of Education, AIOU, Islamabad- Associate Editor

 

MEMBER OF TECHNICAL COMMITTEES OF INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES

 

  1. International Science and Technology Conference 2010

         www.iste-c.net

  1. Internal conference on New Horizon in Education 2010

          www.int-e.net

  1.  International Conference on Educational Technology 2011

          www.iet-c.net  

 

MEMBER OF TECHNICAL COMMITTEE OF NATIONAL CONFERENCE

 

  1. National Conference on Educational radio broadcasting, Allama Iqbal Open University Islamabad

 

MEMBER OF CURRICULUM AND RESEARCH COMMITTEES

 

 

MEMBER OF PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

 

 

EDUCATIONAL RADIO AND TV PROGRAMMES

 

·         RADIO:  Reviewed 30 Radio Educational Programmes of AIOU

·         TELEVISION:   Reviewed 20 Educational TV programmes of AIOU

 

PROJECTS

-          Coordinating Pre-STEP (Pre- Service Teacher Education Program) Project funded by USAID.

-          Coordinated Teacher Training Program Government of Pakistan (ADB-Sponsored 1993-1996) 

-          Established a private sector institution “Pridestone Institute of Education and Technology Islamabad” affiliated with Edexcel International, University of London and Skill Development Council, Lahore., Punjab.

 

RESEARCH SUPERVISION

(M.Phil Student Supervised & Awarded Degree)   

 

S. No

Name of Student

Title

Name of University

Registration Date - Completion Date

1

Zahid Ali

An investigation into the role of tutors in the system of distance education at Allama Iqbal Open University, Islamabad, Pakistan

AIOU

Roll No.M.738591

November 2004 to November 2005)

2

Muhammad Ikhlaq

Effectiveness of distance education in teacher training program of Allama Iqbal Open University, Islamabad, Pakistan.

AIOU

Roll No.N.738586

November 2004 to December 2005)

3

Nazar Abbas

An investigation into the training needs and opportunities for unemployed adults in Pakistan

AIOU

Roll No.M.738581

November 2004 to February 2006)

4

Fazal-e-Rabi

Role of Non-formal education in socio economic development in Swat District,

AIOU

Roll No. L.786446

January 2004 –8)

5

Azhar Hussain,

Comparative study of writing study guides in developed and developing countries

AIOU

Roll No.N.738576

Nov, 2004 – 8)

6

Khadijah Bibi

Developing a model of non-formal education for promoting women education in D.G.Khan

AIOU

Roll No.M.738571

Sept, 2004-9).

7

Shabir Akbar Zaidi

Comparative study of student support services provided by AIOU and Piyame Noor University Iran

AIOU

Roll No.P.76002

2004-2009

8

Shahinshah Babar Khan

Relationship between methods of maths teaching of B.Ed teacher training programme and application in the actual classroom situation.

AIOU

Autumn 2008

Y.704311

 

9

Nadia Dilpazir

Effects of remedial techniques of teaching the students affecting dyslexia in the schools of Islamabad.

AIOU

Autumn 2008

Y.741099

10

Muhammad Saleh Bhutto

An evaluation of Girls Primary Education Development Project in Sindh

AIOU

Autumn 2007

L.786488

 

M.S Leading to Ph.D Supervised For Research Project

 

S. No

Name of Student

Title

Name of University

Registration Date

1

Ameena Abbas Ali

 

Engaged learning strategy and effective                                                                                                                 adult education of females

AIOU

Spring 2008

Roll No.808210481

2

Muhammad Amin Ghuman

Study on helpful devices for adult education in rural area in Pakistan

AIOU

Roll no: 808210490

 

3

Muhammad Arshed

Volunteerism in adult education and it’s application in rural areas of Pakistan

AIOU

Spring 2008,

Roll no: 808210483

4

Humera siddiqui

Instructional grouping changes the role of instructor

AIOU

Spring 2008

Roll No.808210488

5

Ghulam Dastgeer

 

Problem based learning in English language  classes at secondary level in F.G. schools Islamabad

AIOU

Spring 2008

Roll no. 808210384

 

6

Khurram Gulzar

 

Teachers’ perspective: social constructivism and teacher education program at Allama Iqbal Open University, Islamabad, Pakistan

AIOU

Spring 2008,

Roll# 808210377

 

7

Shahida Jan

A comparative study of problem based learning and lecture demonstration method

AIOU

Spring 2008, Roll no. 808213246

 

M.Phil Students in Progress  

 

S. No

Name of Student

Title

Name of University

Registration Date

1.     

Khalid Mehmood

Developing a model of adult literacy material development in Pakistan

AIOU

Roll No.L.786431

Sept.2005 continue)

2.     

Muhammad Yaqoob

A comparative study on the effectiveness of E-Learning and Traditional Distance Education at Allama Iqbal Open University

AIOU

Autumn 2008

R.742063

 

3.     

Aftab Iqbal

A critical study on practices of writing assignments in distance education system

AIOU

Autumn 2008

Y.742069

 

4.     

Waqar Hussian

Feasibility of Competency driven blended change plan for the distance learners of AIOU

AIOU

Y.704272

 

5.     

Asif Mohsin

Study on the need assessment of education of Army personnel through Open and Distance learning.

AIOU

Autumn 2008

Y. 707493

6.     

Muhammad Javed

Analysis of School Violence among male primary grade students at Gujranwala district.

AIOU

Autumn 2009

708210391

7.     

Tasneem Akhtar

Study on the effectiveness of In-service teacher training in relation to the use of  science works books

AIOU

Autumn 2009

708210361

8.     

Fazal Hakim

Teacher perception towards changes in secondary school curriculum

AIOU

Autumn 2009

708210356

9.     

Muhammad Shahbaz

Effectiveness of adult education for social change in the rural areas of Pakistan

AIOU

Autumn 2008

Y. 741095

10.   

Nasrullah

Development of Computer based tutorials and study of its effects on achievement of grades

AIOU

Autumn 2008

U.728376

 

 

Ph. D Students in Progress    

 

S. No

Name of Student

Title

Name of University

 Registration Date

1

Gulzar Ahmad

Impact of In-service Teacher Training  for improving professional competencies of teachers at elementary level in Sindh Province

Faculty of Education, University of Sindh

24 November 2008

2

Gul Hakeem

Causes of drop out at Secondary level at Secondary School Level in Federal Government Educational Intuitions

Faculty of Education, University of Sindh

Research Proposal approval by the Faculty scrutiny committee on Jan 2010 and submitted to Board of Advance Studies

3

Zafar Iqbal

Perspectives of literacy approaches in Pakistan

Faculty of Education, University of Sindh

Research Proposal approval by the Faculty scrutiny committee on Jan 2010 and submitted to Board of Advance Studies