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Assistant Professor
Dr Azhar Majeed Qureshi
Dr Azhar Majeed Qureshi has more than 29 years of experiences of teaching and research in different higher education institutions / universities. He has taught courses of research methodologies (Quantitative, Qualitative and Action Research),
He is an HEC approved PhD Supervisor. He has involved in different research projects/ studies at national and international level, supervised post-graduate research and published 22 research papers etc.
He also worked on administrative/ coordinating/ training assignments in different universities of Punjab and Islamabad.


Teaching and learning with major area of concentration of Science Education College of Education and Human Development, Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.


29 years of teaching, research, and community service experiences of different universities / institutions of higher education in Pakistan.


Wade-Jaimes, K., Demir, K., Qureshi, A. M. (2018). Modeling Strategies Enhanced by

Metacognitive Tools in High School Physics to Support Student Conceptual Trajectories and

Understanding of Electricity. Science Education 2018 102(4) 711-743 (DOI: 10.1002/sce.21444)


Demir, K., Qureshi, A.M (2019). Pakistani Science Teachers’ Experiences of Professional


Development: A Phenomenological Case Study, Journal of Science Teacher Education, ISSN

1573-1847 (DOI: 10.1080/1046560X.2019.1607707)


Malik, R., Javed, N., Qureshi, A.M. (2018). Social Learning Sites in Higher Education: Needs


and Challenges. Pakistan Journal of Distance and Online Learning 4(1) 243-264


Kanwal, A., Qureshi, A. M., & Abiodullah, M. (2021). Higher Education in Different Disciplines and its

Impacts on Critical Thinking Skills. Elementary Education Online20(5), 744-749.


Fatima, Q., Qureshi, A. M., & Tatlah, I. A. (2021). Relationship between teaching strategies and

students’ achievement in English writing skills at secondary level. Elementary Education

Online20(5), 750-757.


Qureshi, A. M., Fatima, Q., Kanwal, A, & Abiodullah, M. (2021A Students’ Perspective on Classroom

Learning Environment in Secondary Schools of Pakistan. Elementary Education Online20(5), 758-770


Qureshi, A. M., Hashmi, M.A., Baber, S. (2020).Blended Learning Practices of Science

Teachers in the Secondary Schools of Punjab. Al-Qalam, 25(1.), 726-732


Saleem, M., Nadeem, M., Iqbal, M., &Qureshi, A.M. (2020). Empowering in-Service Higher Education

Teachers in Content Knowledge and Teaching Skills through Interactive Andragogical and Pedagogical Approaches. Jehan-e-Tahqeeq, 3(3.), 11-18.


Fatima, Q., Mahmood, S., &Qureshi, A. M. (2020). Effect of Teaching Strategies on Students’ English

Writing Skills at Secondary School Certificate. Ilkogretim Online19(4), 3756-3764.


Qureshi, A. M, Baber, S., & Abbas, F. (2021). Impact of Western Culture on University Students’

lifestyle. Psychology and Education Journal58(1), 4677-4687.


Ahmed, S. N., Abbas, F., &Qureshi, A. M. (2021). The use of social-networking sites in English

language education: An exploratory study using SWOT analysis technique. Psychology and Education Journal58(1), 4640-4650.


Naz, A., Nasreen, A., Qureshi, A. M. (2021) Teacher Training Practices in UK; Adaptable

Practices for the Teacher Educators of Pakistan.International Review of Social Sciences 9(3), 113-120


Jahan, L. Nausheen, M., Qureshi, A. M, & Dilshad, M. (2021). Relationship between Teachers’ Beliefs

about English Language Learning Strategies and their Preferred English Language Teaching Strategies at Secondary School Level. Psychology and Education Journal58(2), 11053-11062


Munawar, S., Nausheen, M., &Qureshi, A. M. (2021). Exploring the Views of Teachers about Role of

Restorative Approach at Secondary School Level. Psychology and Education Journal58(4),



Baber, S., &Qureshi, A. M. (2021). University Students’ Perception regarding Inquiry-Based Learning

of Science at Secondary Level. Research Journal of Social Sciences and Economics Review2(2),



Akram, T., &Qureshi, A. M. (2021). Reflective Practices of Teacher Educators in Punjab: A Narrative

Perspective. Humanities & Social Sciences Reviews9(3), 1038-1047.


Akhtar, P., &Qureshi, A. M. (2021). A Phenomenological Study of Master Trainers Regarding

Induction Training Practices in Punjab. Research Journal of Social Sciences and Economics

Review2(2), 305-314.


Mazhar, S., Ullah, S., & Qureshi, A. M. (2021). The Effects of Violence in Television Programs on Social

Behavior of Preschoolers: Parents Perceptions. Global Educational Studies Review, VI(II), 198-204.


Aqsa, Yasmin, T., & Qureshi, A. M. (2022) A Corpus-assisted Study of Linguistic Features of Pakistani

English Newspaper Headlines. Pakistan Social Science Review, 6(2), 368-379


Demir, K., Wade, K., Qureshi, A.M.,& Gul, T. (2017). Modeling as metacognitive strategy

and conceptual change tool in high school physics classroom. In A. Ilhan Sen & A. R. Akdeniz (Eds.), Physics teaching: Theoretical information and sample activity applications (pp. 227-250). Ankara, Turkey. Pegem Academy. (Co-author in Book Chapter publish in Turkish Language)


Demir, K., Wade-Jaimes, K., &Qureshi, A.M. (2017). Reasoning From MODELS: Using metacognitive


modeling in the physics classroom. The Science Teacher, 84(6), 37-42. Retrieved November 30,2020, from


Qureshi, A.M., Demir, K. (2019).A Comparative Review of the Literature on Pakistani


Science Teachers’ Professional Development, Science Education International, 30(3) ISSN2077-2327

Project, Research Interests

Interactive Collaborative Summary Writing Project (ICS): Department of Middle and


Secondary Education, College of Education, Georgia State University, Atlanta (USA) Worked as investigator during 2015-16.


Differential Achievements of Primary Age Students and the Cost Effectiveness by School Types: Project sponsored by Ministry of Education, Govt. of Pakistan Islamabad 1994. (Workedas Research Assistant)



Teacher Competency, the Curriculum, and Student Achievements (Study-II): Sponsored byDPI Elementary Education, Punjab 1995 (Research Assistant)



Literacy Work in Punjab: Sponsored by NETCOM Islamabad 1993 (Team Member).


Research Interests:

Professional Development of Science Teachers, Assessment and Evaluation Practices, Nature of Science, Science Curriculum and Instruction, Teacher Learning in Science Education, STEM Education.


The Allama Iqbal Open University was established in May, 1974, with the main objectives of providing educational opportunities to masses and to those who cannot leave their homes and jobs. During all these past years, the University has more than fulfilled this promise.