Mr. Vaseemahmed Qureshi

Faculty Details


  • Designation : Assistant Professor
  • Qualification : MA (English), MEd, MPhil (English), Ph D (English)
  • Experience : 11 Years
  • Area Of Interest : Language, Literature, Teaching Methodology, Creative Writing, Arts and Culture

Educational Qualifications

1

PhD (English)

Gujarat University, Ahmedabad

School of Languages, Gujarat Uni

Guj Uni Notification No.

PG-PhD/2261/2018

dated 13/04/2018

(2012-2017)

 

2

M Phil  (English)

Gujarat University, Ahmedabad

School of Languages, Gujarat Uni

2009

69.00

Dist

3

M A  (English)

Gujarat University, Ahmedabad

School of Languages, Gujarat Uni

2003

61.25

First

4

M Ed

Gujarat University, Ahmedabad

School of Psycho, Edu & Philo, Guj Uni

2002

68.29

Dist

5

B Ed

Gujarat University, Ahmedabad

R B Sagar College of Education

2000

77.90

Dist

6

B A  (English)

Gujarat University, Ahmedabad

Through External Examination

1998

52.11

Second

7

H S C

G S E B

Jyoti Higher Sec School

1992

47.00

Second


Work Experience

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·         <!--[endif]-->PRESENT JOB :

<!--[if !supportLists]-->-       <!--[endif]-->As An Assistant Professor in Communication Skills/English (GES-II) at Vishwakarma Government Engineering College, Chandkheda, Ahmedabad-382424 since 21st May 2011

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·         <!--[endif]-->PAST JOB :

<!--[if !supportLists]-->-       <!--[endif]-->As a Lecturer in Communication Skills at B S Patel Polytechnic, Kherva. Mehsana from 1st August 2009 to 20th May 2011

<!--[if !supportLists]-->-       <!--[endif]-->As a Lecturer in Education (English Methodology) at Shree Shakuntal Secondary Teachers’ Training College, Memnagar, Ahmedabad-52 from 15th June 2006 to 31st July 2009

<!--[if !supportLists]-->-       <!--[endif]-->As a Lecturer in Education (English Methodology) at Sheth Shree I M Patel College of Education, Ranchhodpura, Vijapur from 23rd August 2003 to 14th June 2006

Skills and Knowledge

- Pedagogy, Teaching Methodology

- Communication
- Language Skills
- Creative Writing

Subjects

-Communication Skills

-Contributor Personality Development
-Engineering Economics and Management

Short Term Training_Details

  • Orientation Programme by UGC-Academic Staff College, Gujarat University at Ahmedabad during 11th November to 08th December 2013 (4 weeks).
  • Karmayogi Residential Training for Quality Improvement Program in Technical Education by Directorate of Technical Education, Gujarat during 12th Dec to 14thDec 2013.
  • 2 weeks (ISTE approved) STTP on “Thinking About Thinking” organized by Nirma University, Ahmedabad during 30th June 2014 to 11the July 2014.
  • 2 days training on “Information Technology and Social Media” organized by and at Sachivalaya Training Centre, SPIPA, Gandhinagar during 25-26 August 2015.
  • 1 week training Faculty Development Programme by Knowledge Consortium of Gujarat (KCG), Ahmedabad during 14-19 December 2015
  • 2 week Induction Programme (Phase-I) (Code-IP-07) at NITTTR, Bhopal (MP) during 15-26 May 2017.

Portfolies

-Coordinator, VGEC-SCOPE 

-Coordinator, VGEC-GKS
-Coordinator, Language Lab
-Committee Member, VGEC-Alumni Association

Research Projects

NIL

Papers/Books Publication

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PUBLICATION OF BOOKS :
  • As one of the Writers for the English Textbook (Second Language) for Std 12 published by the Gujarat School Textbooks Board, Gandhinagar, March 2017.
  • PERSONAL LEARNING ENVIRONMENT: PEDAGOGICAL TOOL FOR DIGITAL AGE (ISBN: 978-93-84833-091) (as a chief editor), co-edited by Prof Nitesh Solanki published by Carvinowledge, Ghaziabad, January 2016.
  • TENSES: EK SARAL RAJOOAAT (ISBN: 978-93-5196-759-0) by Munshi Publication, Ahmedabad, April 2015.
  • TENSES: A STRUCTURAL WAY (ISBN: 978-93-5156-239-9) by Munshi Publication, Ahmedabad, September 2014.
  • ACTIVE ENGLISH (as a Co-author), authored by Almas Juneja, published by MacMillan (later with Trinity Imprint), as a textbook for English in Diploma Engineering prescribed by GTU, Ahmedabad. ISBNs : 9789350592618 (First Edition – 2012), 9789350596128 (Second Edition – 2013), 9789351381075 (Third Edition – 2016)

PUBLICATION OF ARTICLES/RESEARCH PAPERS IN BOOKS :

  • “Satellite Assisted Learning: An Era of Learning through Air” in Personal Learning Environment: Pedagogical Tool for Digital Age (ISBN-978-93-84833-091) (as a chief author of the paper, as a chief editor of the book) co-edited by Nitesh Solanki published by Carvinowledge, Ghaziabad, January 2016, pg.137-141.
  • “Contributorship: A Lesson from Swami Vivekanand for Technical Students of Gujarat” in Midnight Aura (ISBN-9789351084617) edited by Dr Gita Pandya published by Parshva Publication, Ahmedabad in August 2015, pg.174-178.
  • “Exploring Young-ness and Uncle-ness of Younguncle in Vandana Singh’s Younguncle Comes to Town” in Narrating the Child – Indian Contexts (ISBN-9788176259798) edited by Dr Rakesh Desai published by Sarup Book Pub Pvt Ltd, New Delhi in 2014, pg.128-133.
  • “CALL in English: Need for Engineering Students of Gujarat” in Methods and Approaches of Teaching English (ISBN-9789382037347) edited by Dr R M Chauhan published by Prism Books, Jaipur in 2014, pg.82-86.
  • “Saja : Maanaviya ke A-maanaviya Vartan” in Kelavani Kaushalyo (Gujarati) edited by Dr Mohanbhai Panchal and Dr Dharmisha Panchal published by Nav Bharat Sahitya Mandir, Mumbai/Ahmedabad in 2004, pg.289-290.

PUBLICATION OF RESEARCH PAPERS IN JOURNALS :

  • “Teacher, Education and Teacher Education: A Triangle in Need of Quality Assurance” in the Sanshodhan by ERA, Ahmedabad (ISSN-0975-4245) January 2016.
  • “From ‘Typing’ to ‘Writing’: Re-conceptualizing This Paradigm Shift” in the The International Journal of Humanities in Technical Education (Peer-reviewed International Journal), by MEFGI, Rajkot (ISSN-2454-8537) Vol-I, Issue-II, July 2015. Pg. 2-8.
  • “Indian Children’s Literature in English: From the Past to the Future” in the The Global Journal of Literary Studies (Peer-reviewed International Journal), by Global Association of English Studies (ISSN-2395-4817) Vol-I, Issue-II, September 2015. Pg. 2-8.
  • “Towards Hope and Fulfilment : A Comparative Study of T S Eliot’s The Waste Land and Niranjan Bhagat’s The Coral Island” in the The Global Journal of Literary Studies (Peer-reviewed International Journal), by Global Association of English Studies (ISSN-2395-4817) Vol-I, Issue-I, May 2015. Pg. 2-8.
  • “Guidelines for Business Ethics from Islamic Wisdom” in the Sankalp – Journal of Management and Research (Peer-reviewed International Journal), by CKSV Institute of Management (ISSN-2231-1904, Impact Factor- 2.372) Vol-V, February 2015. Pg. 33-34.
  • Ek Navo Prayog, an article published in Aditya Kiran (Gujarati Monthly) (ISSN – 0974-4657), edited by Dr Harshad Patel and published by Kshiti Publication, Ahmedabad, December 2014. 
  • “Exploring Young-ness and Uncle-ness of Younguncle in Vandana Singh’s Literary Creation Younguncle Comes to Town” in the Criterion (Peer-reviewed International Journal), (ISSN-0976-8165) Vol-V, Issue-VI, December, 2013
  • “The Search for Self and Space by Indian Dalit Joseph Macwan and African American Richard Wright” in the Galaxy (Peer-reviewed International Journal), (ISSN-2278-9529) Vol-II, Issue-5, Sept, 2013   
  • “Struggle for Existence and Black Presence in the Outsider by Richard Wright” in the Paripex (Peer-reviewed International Journal), (ISSN-2250-1991, Impact Factor- 0.3208) Vol-I, Issue-12, Dec 2012
  • “Time to Call CALL (Computer Assisted Language Learning) for Teaching Language in Engineering Institutes” in the Global Research Analysis (National Journal), (ISSN-2277-8160) Vol-I, Issue-4, Sept, 2012, pg. 40-41.
  • “No Shore of the Ocean: Angaliyat as a Marginal Testimony” in the Contemporary Vibes (National Journal), (ISSN-0975-1750) Vol-VII, Issue-28, July-Sept, 2012, pg. 21-22
  • “Elevating Learning for Leaders: Lessons from the Quran” in the Sanshodhan (National Journal), (ISSN-0975-4245) Year-IX, Issue-1, November 2011, pg. 1203-1207.
  • “A Study of Obstructive Factors in Quality of Primary Education” in the Research Waves (National Journal), (ISSN-2229-6387) Year-2, Volume-10, October 2011, pg. 62-64.
  • “Toni Morrison’s Beloved: A Realistic Saga of Black Female Slavery” in the Research Waves (National Journal), (ISSN-2229-6387) Issue-02, Vol.I, January 2011, published from Gandhinagar, pg. 67-70.
  • “Envision Sustainable Future with Sustainable Education” in the Research Link (National Journal), (ISSN-0973-1628) Issue-66, Vol.8 (7), Sept 2009, published from Indore, India with co-author Dr Gaurang C Vyas, pg. 88-90.

Academic Projects

NIL

Patent Filed

NIL

Professional Institution Membership

AIAER (All India Association of Educational Research) (Life Member No. 1797)

Expert Lectures/Talks

EXPERT TALKS/LECTURES

  • On “Be an Effective Team Player” for B.E. 4th Sem students of Aadishwar College of Technology, Near Shertha, Gandhinagar on 18th April 2017.
  • On “Forms of Communication” for B.Com. students of Ashwinbhai A Patel Commerce College, Gandhinagar on 24th December 2016.
  • On “Know Tenses for No Tension” for Arts students of Smt Sadguna C U College of Girls, Lal Darwaja, Ahmedabad on 6th August 2016.
  • On “Safalta ni Safar-e – Sauna Saathe” (Onto the Success Journey – With All) in the annual Parents Meet at Madhi High School, Village-Madhi, Ta-Vijapur, Dist-Mehsana on 12th December 2015.
  • On “Know Tenses for No Tension” for Arts students of Smt Sadguna C U College of Girls, Lal Darwaja, Ahmedabad on 13th October 2015.
  • On “Let’s Learn Letters: A Session on Letter Writing Skills” for Degree Engineering students of Government Engineering College, Gandhinagar on 13th October 2015.
  • On “How to Make Better Presentation” for Diploma Engineering students of Government Polytechnic for Girls, Ahmedabad on 30th April 2015.
  • On “Importance of English in Education” in an Educational Conference organized by All India Ideal Teachers’ Association (AIITA) at New Age High School, Juhapura, Ahmedabad on 25th April 2015.
  • On “Embarking on the Journey to Effective Presentation” for BE-sem-1 students of Shankersinh Vaghela Bapu Institute of Technology, Gandhinagar on 18th September 2014 (Two Sessions).
  • On “Written Communication : An Introduction” and “Tips for Better Report Writing” during a workshop on “How To Write” for GTU Newsletters Correspondents, at GTU, Chandkheda, Ahmedabad during 19-20 July 2014. (Two Sessions-each on both days).
  • On “Process of and Errors in Communication” in the workshop “Towards Effective Communication” for BCom-sem-1 students of Ashwinbhai A Patel Commerce College, Gandhinagar on 18th February 2014.
  • On “The Romance of a Busy Broker: A Review” and “Email Etiquettes” for BE-sem-1 students of Shankersinh Vaghela Bapu Institute of Technology, Gandhinagar on 29th October 2013 (Two Sessions).
  • On “Pearls for Perfect Presentation” for faculty members of Career Development Centre at Parul Institute, Vadodara on 15th May 2013.
  • On “How to Avoid Errors in Day to Day Conversation” for faculty members of STBS College of Diploma Engineering, Surat on 7thFebruary 2013.
  • On “Let’s learn to teach: A workshop on Teaching Methodology” for faculty members of Navsarjan Polytechnic at Rampura, Mehsana on 22ndSeptember 2012.
  • On “Teaching Methodology” during “Enriching Our Skills: A Workshop on Teaching and Communication” for faculty members of Vishwakarma Government Engineering College, Ahmedabad on 17th June 2011.

Awards Received

AWARDS received 

- Pedagogical Innovation Award (PIA-2017) by GTU-Innovation Council on 14th February 2017 for innovative teaching practices 
- Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Appreciation Award by All India Ideal Teachers Association (AIITA) on 12th March 2017
- Mega Edufest Achievers Award during 2nd Mega Edufest 27-29 April 2018, Juhapur, Ahmedabad.

Attendance in Workshop/Seminar & Video Lectures

VIDEO LECTURES Delivered

  • 02 (TWO) Video Lectures for Std 8 (Subject English) for Virtual Classroom Project under Gatishil Gujarat Programme at BISAG/GCERT/DIET on 22 February 2017.
  • 34 (Thirty Four) Video Lectures in 2016 for GTU-Active Learning for Diploma students at BISAG, Gandhinagar
  • 5 (Five) Video Lectures for in 2015 for GTU-Active Learning for Diploma students at BISAG, Gandhinagar
  • 10 (TEN) Video Lectures for Std 6 (Subject English) for Virtual Classroom Project under Gatishil Gujarat Programme at BISAG/GCERT/DIET during 2-5 December 2014.
  • 3 (THREE) Video Lectures for CBCS (Choice Based Credit System) Universities for the subject English on 25th January 2014.
  • 3 (THREE) Video Lectures in 2012-13 for GTU-Active Learning  for Diploma students at BISAG, Gandhinagar

PRESENTATION of RESEARCH PAPERS

  • “Ethical Considerations in Business Transactions: An Islamic Perspective” in 5th International Conference on “Impact of Business Ethics, Governance and CSR on Society” organized by GTU. Ahmedabad during 5-6 February 2016.
  • “Teacher, Education and Teacher Education: A Triangle in Need of Quality Assurance” in the International Conferences on “PRAMARJAN: Education – From Neolithic India to Contemporary World” organized by J G Group of Education. Ahmedabad  and Educational Research Association during 24-25 January 2016. (Served as Chair in a parallel paper presentation session too.)
  • “Satellite Assisted Learning: An Era of Learning through Air” (as a chief author, co-authored by Prof Nitesh Solanki) in the UGC sponsored National Symposium-cum-Workshop on “Personal Learning Environment in the Digital Age” organized by Smt Sadguna C U Arts College for Girls, Laldarwaja, Ahmedabad during 8-9 January 2016.
  • “Contributorship: A Lesson from Swami Vivekanand for Technical Students of Gujarat” in the National Seminar on Contribution of Swami Vivekanand’s Thoughts in Humanities organized by Government Arts College, Maninagar, Ahmedabad on 22nd August 2015.
  • “Indian Children’s Literature in English: From the Past to the Future” in UGC sponsored National Conference on English in India: Language, Literature and Pedagogy organized by H M Patel Institute of English Training and Research, Vallabh Vidyanagar and GAES during 16-17 July 2015.
  • “Guidelines for Business Ethics from Islamic Wisdom” in the International Conference on “Business Ethics for Good Corporate Governance and Sustainability” by GTU, Ahmedabad during 6-7 February 2015. [This Paper was Selected As the BEST PAPER in the Conference.]
  • “Towards Hope and Fulfillment: A Comparative Study of T S Eliot’s The Waste Land and Niranjan Bhagat’s The Coral Island in the National Conference on “Contemporary Practices in Language, Literature and Education: Indian Perspective” by Global Association for English Studies and Waymade College of Education, Vallabh Vidhyanagar during 30-31 January 2015.
  • “‘Alone’ – Maya’s Saga for Solitude” in the UGC National Seminar on “African American Women Writers with a special tribute to Maya Angelou” by Dept of English, Gujarat University, Ahmedabad during 22-23 January 2015.
  • “CALL in English: Need for Engineering Students of Gujarat” in the UGC National Seminar on “Teaching of English Today” at and by Smt M M Shah Arts College, Kadi during 3-4 January 2014.
  • “Exploring Young-ness and Uncle-ness of Younguncle in Vandana Singh’s Literary Creation Younguncle Comes to Town in UGC sponsored National Level Seminar on Narrating Childhood: Indian Literary Contexts  by Dept of English, Veer Narmad South Gujarat University, Surat during 6-7 February 2013.
  • “Struggle for Existence and Black Presence in the Outsider by Richard Wright” in UGC sponsored National Level Seminar on Celebrating Blackness Offshore: Reading Black Literature from Indian Perspective by USL, Gujarat University during 16-17, 2012.
  • “No Shore of the Ocean: Angaliyat as a Marginal Testimony” in UGC sponsored National Level Seminar on Dalit Literature: Past, Present and Future by USL, Gujarat University during 5-6 Dec 2011.
  • “Elevating Learning for Leaders: Lessons from the Quran” in the International Conference on Prabuddhan – Elevating Learning by BAOU, AIAER (ERA) & BSM at Ahmedabad during 3-4 Dec 2011.
  • “The Search for Self and Space by Indian Dalit Joseph Macwan and African American Richard Wright” in the International Symposium on Spaces of Alterity: Literature and Dramatic Representation by Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Gandhinagar during 9-11 September 2011.
  • “Tony Morrison’s Beloved: A Realistic Saga of Black Female Slavery” in UGC sponsored State Level Seminar on Changing Image of Woman in English Literature by PS Sci. & HDP Arts College, Kadi on Sep 14, 2010.
  • “Envision Sustainable Future with Sustainable Education” in the International Conference conducted by AIAER and Dada Dukhayal College of Education at Adipur, Kutch during 14-16 September 2007.
  • “A Study of Obstructive Factors on the Quality of Primary Education in Dholka Taluka” in the State Level Seminar by Department of Education, Ganpat University at Ganpat University, Mehsana on January 27-28, 2007.
  • “A Study of Classroom Interaction of the Teachers of English in Std IX Regarding Their Experience and Qualification” in the State Level Seminar conducted by AIAER, Guj. Chapter and B. Ed. College, Vadu held at Vadu on  January 07, 2007.
  • “A Study of Classroom Interaction of the Teachers of English in Std IX in Relative to Their Gender” in the State Level Seminar by AIAER, LNK College of Edu. and “Sanshodhan” Research Journal held at Patan on March 12-13, 2005.

AS A REVIEWER

  • As a Reviewer of Practical Techniques to Develop Communication Skills (ISBN-9788192834221) authored by Dr Parul Popat and Dr Kaushal Kotadia published by Pothi Prakashan, Vallabh Vidyanagar, 2015.
  • As a Reviewer for the English Textbook (Second Language) for Std 11 published by the Gujarat School Textbooks Board, Gandhinagar during 2015.
  • As a Reviewer for the English Supplementary Reader for Std 11 published by the Gujarat School Textbooks Board, Gandhinagar during Feb 2010.