Introduction cum Welcome Programme held at Arts Faculty of AMU

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Bab-E-Syed_AMUALIGARH January 13An Introduction cum Welcome Programme was organized in the Arts Faculty Lounge of the Aligarh Muslim University.

Susan Strand, English Language Specialist will stay in the University for six weeks as a Visiting Faculty to help the Compulsory English teachers in Material production and Teachers training. This initiative is in continuation of the programme held in November 2013 on Designing Writing Objectives. Ms Susan Strand, English Language specialist from US and Dianna Miller, Regional English Language Officer, were welcomed by the Chairperson, Prof Asif Shuja, Department of English on behalf of the Department and Aligarh Muslim University. She gave her wishes for the programme to be an enlightening experience.

Lt Gen (Retd) Zameeruddin Shah, Vice Chancellor, the Chief Guest of the Programme, in his Presidential remarks, encouraged the teachers as well as resource persons for a fruitful experience. He further emphasized on the need of continuous learning and evolving of the teachers. The Vice Chancellor highlighted the need of spoken form of English language and its present day importance. Ms Susan Strand appeared to be hopeful for the programme and promised to extend all the help needed.

Ms Dianna Miller gave her best wishes and appreciated the efforts of the Aligarh Muslim University and Department of English for appreciating such projects.

Dr Rizwan Khan, Coordinator of the programme convened the programme and gave a brief outline of the programme objectives and its expected outcome.

The Welcome programme was attended by Prof A R Kidwai, Director, UGC Academic Staff College, Prof SN Zeba, Department of English and other faculty members as well as the Compulsory English teachers, Research Scholars and other students of the Department of English.

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