Workshop on Communication skills at HEC
ISLAMABAD, June 25(The Nation)- Higher Education Commission organised a six-day workshop on communication
skills for university teachers to enable them to help their students,especially
those of management sciences, bridge the gap between them and the flood of IT
and industrial products.
HEC Consultant and creator of 'Think and Link' in
Communication skills Prof Dr Amina Nasir and participants from more than ten
universities attended the workshop.
The workshop successful achieved the
following objectives: (1) To dig out their latent faculties and potentials and
make them create links. (2) To instill new theory, new methodology and the
latest inter-disciplinary approach to ussine communication integrating ELT with
IT and Management sciences.
(3) It was a unique experience of sharing each
other's knowledge, observations and thoughts of the trainees from diverses
disciplines. (4) To avail themselves of the opportunity to utilise daily life
like, authentic and genuine materials, so called 'Realia' giving information and
data relating to various areas of business management ie marketing,
interprenuership, production, finance, customer services, human resource
development and crises time management. (5) To design thought-provoking
activities/tasks in pairs and groups so that the learners are made to think and
link while listening-speaking-reading-writing for business
Director General Learning Innovation HEC Noor Amina was the
chief guest in the inauguration and closing ceremony of the workshop appreciated
the new theory of the Resource Person, Prof Dr Amina Nasir. She awarded
certificates to all participants. She further commented that such a workshop is
the beginning of a series of workshop.
She shared her administrative and
teaching experiences with the audience. Prof Dr Amina Nasir's new theory of
'think and link' in communication skills for the discipline of management
sciences was graded as highly productive, constructive and innovative. Newly
designed teaching materials of the workshop trainer was very beneficial to
impart new approach in teaching Communication Skills.
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