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Professor Naubahar SHARIF was awarded Teaching Excellence Award 2019/20

Prof. Naubahar SHARIF, the Program Co-director of Master of Public Policy (MPP) and Associate Professor of the Division of Public Policy (PPOL), is awarded Teaching Excellence Award 2019/20 at postgraduate category.

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In recognition of instructors who have made a substantial contribution to the design and teaching of courses, the Interdisciplinary Programs Office (IPO) established the “IPO Teaching Excellence Award”in 2017/18. 

 

For the IPO Teaching Excellence Award 2019/20, Prof. Naubahar SHARIF, the Program Co-director of Master of Public Policy (MPP) and Associate Professor of the Division of Public Policy (PPOL), is awarded in the postgraduate category. Prof. SHARIF is the instructor of Technology, Innovation and Public Policy (PPOL 5230). He teaches a diversity of courses including undergraduate, postgraduate, executive education, EMBA courses, as well as some online courses. Prof. SHARIF adopts the partnership-in-education approach by establishing a partnership with students and helping them learn new skills that can be applied in different academic settings and also work environments. Prof. SHARIF also developed a MOOC course in 2012/13 with an enrollment of over 21,000 students. It was reported positively in media as the “Asia’s First MOOC”.

 

Certificates and crystal trophies were presented to Prof. SHARIF as a token of appreciation at the IPO Faculty Board Meeting held on 16 November 2020.