In-Service Faculty Training Program Conducted at Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics (MMG), University of the Punjab

Prof. Dr. Muhammad Shahbaz Arif, Dean of Administrative and Management Sciences GCU Faisalabad conducted a five-day training workshop at the Department of  Microbiology and molecular Genetics, University of the Punjab, Lahore in collaboration with Higher Education Commission on October 22, 2011. The workshop focused on In-Service Training program for the young faculty at the university. Dr. Hamid Rafique Khattak was also the resource person. Its main objective included: training in communication skills, English language usage essentials, use of articles, parts of speech, how to write proposal, progress report and common errors in English grammar. It was designed basically to improve the teaching methodologies and skills of the newly inducted faculty members of the University of Punjab. Prof. Dr. Shahbaz Arif delivered lecture by using different activities such as training sessions, physical demonstrations, handouts and practice based exercises and methods. As far as the effectiveness of the workshop is concerned, it was really supportive and informative as it allowed the participants to learn effective communication skills.