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Asifa Aamir

Associate Teaching Professor

Business Math

Faculty of Business and Information Technology

Contact information

Business and Information Technology Building - Room 2004
North Oshawa
2000 Simcoe Street North
Oshawa, ON L1H 7K4

905.721.8668 ext. 5359

asifa.aamir@uoit.ca


Research topics

  • instructional technologies
  • human-computer interface (HCI)
  • scholarship of teaching and learning (SoTL)
  • hybrid/blended learning

Background

Asifa Aamir is an Associate Teaching Professor with the Faculty of Business and Information Technology at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology. Her background is in business studies and information systems engineering. Her research interests include evaluating the potential of instructional technologies in helping narrow the gender gap in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. She has explored the significance of user-centered interface in computer-assisted instruction and learning. Her ongoing research focuses on scholarship of teaching and learning, with a keen focus on the assistive and disruptive bearing of technologies in academia. As part such scholarly activities, she’s an active member of a group that is assessing the potential of hybrid (blended) model in helping the current and future needs of the students, instructors and the university.

She has taught a variety of undergraduate courses including Math, Information Systems, Software Engineering and Database Management Systems. She identifies herself as a lifelong learner with a continued passion to understand and explore the potential of emerging technologies in the world of business and academia.

Education

  • Master of Business Administration - Technology Management University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Canada
  • Master of Philosophy - Information Systems Engineering UMIST, Manchester, U.K.
  • Master of Science - Computer Sciences Quaid-e-Azam University, Pakistan
  • Bachelor's degree - Mathematics and Statistics Punjab University,Pakistan
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