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Assistant Professor
Dr Munazza Ambreen
She has completed her PhD in education from National University of Modern Languages, Pakistan.
Her doctoral thesis was about ‘Impact of communication climate and managerial communication styles upon quality assurance in higher education institutions in Pakistan.


PhD Education



Sixteen years of teaching, curriculum development and research experience at higher education level.


  • Effect  of Instructional  Media on Cognitive Load of Students’ in General  Science  Subject  at  Elementary  Level  in District Mianwali, (2022) in Competitive  Educational  Research Journal  (CERJ). Vol 3(1), pp. 98-107.
  • Self-directed Professional Development Approach: A Challenge for Secondary School Teachers in Pakistan, (2022) in Pakistan Journal of Social Research, Vol. 4(2), pp. 694-701.
  • Differentiated Instruction Based on Formative Assessment in Associate Degree in Education Program, (2021) in Journal of Educational Research, IUB, Vol 24 (1). Pp. 112-128.
  • An effective online collaborative training in developing listening comprehension skills, (2021) in Computer Systems Science and Engineering, Vol. 38(2), pp. 131–140.
  • Teacher Immediacy Practices of Secondary School Teachers: A Students’ Perspective, (2021) in International Review of Social Sciences Vol 9(1), pp.176-184.
  • Developing Critical Thinking through Language Pedagogy, (2020) in International Review of Social Sciences Vol 8(12), pp.272-278.
  • Adjustment in Instructional Techniques through Formative Assessment Data and Evidence, (2020) in Research Journal of Social Sciences & Economics Review Vol. 1(3), pp. 212-217.
  • Effects of Differential Approach on Motivation and Performance of Diverse Learners at Secondary Level in Punjab, (2020) in Research Journal of Social Sciences & Economics Review Vol. 1(3), pp. 224-231.
  • Aggressive Behavior Patterns and Their Relationship with Academic Achievement of Secondary Level Students of District Peshawar, (2019) in AL-QALAM Vol. 24(2), pp. 520-528.
  • Freedom of expression as a child right: Comparison of public and private schools, (2019) in  WALIA journal Vol.35(1), pp.11-14.
  • Relationship between Workload and Burnout in Pakistani College Teachers, (2019) in Journal of Research and Reflections in Education Vol.13(1), pp. 148-154.
  • Gender Differentials among Teachers’ Classroom Management Strategies in Pakistani Context, (2018) in Journal of Education and Educational Development Vol. 5 (2), pp. 178-193 
  • Concept Mapping for Improving Expository Writing in Second Language, (2018) in Pakistan Journal of Education Vol. 35(1), pp. 17-36.
  • Quality and Quality Assurance Approaches in the Context of Teacher Education: Questions yet to be Answered, (2017) in NICE Research Journal of Social Sciences Vol. Special Issue, pp. 106-125.
  • Fostering Self- regulated Learning through Distance Education: a case study of M. Phil Secondary Teacher Education Program of Allama Iqbal Open University, (2016) in Turkish online Journal of Distance Education Vol 17 (3), pp. 120-135.
  • Are we ready to integrate Technology in Teaching? A study of Prospective Teachers’ Perceptions and Preferences, (2016) in Pakistan journal of Special Education Vol. 17, pp. 129-143.
  • Quality of Teacher Education Program of Distance Mode’ (2016) in Pakistan Journal of Distance and Online Learning Vol. 2(2), pp. 17-35.
  • Female participation in higher education management in Pakistan: an analytical study of possible barriers, (2015) in International Journal of Gender Studies in Developing Societies Vol.1 (2), pp. 119-134.
  • Investigating the Role of Personality Traits as Predictor of Academic Success: A Case Study of Secondary Level Students in District Mianwali Pakistan, (2015) in Asian Journal of Social Sciences and humanities Vol. 4(3), pp. 93-101.
  • Communication Climate- Does It Relates to the Efforts to Assure Quality in Higher Education Institutions, (2015) in International Journal of Academic Research in Education and Review Vol. 3(6), pp. 157-168.
  • Teachers Perceptions and Needs towards the Use of E-Learning in Teaching of Physics at Secondary Level, (2015) in American Journal of Educational Research  Vol. 3(8), pp. 1045-1051.
  • Psycho-social learning environment in elementary classrooms and its relationship with students’ academic achievement, (2015) in Pakistan Journal of Education Vol. 32(1), pp. 41-61.
  • An Analysis on Increasingly Global Manifestation of Education: A Study of Views of Faculty and Scholars of HEIs of Pakistan, (2015) in  Research on Humanities and Social Sciences Vol. 5(13), pp. 17-23.
  • Managerial Communication Styles - A Determinant of Quality Assurance in Higher Education Institutions: Evidences from Pakistan. (2013) in Staff and Educational Development International Vol. 17(1), pp.  07-21.
  • The Effect of INTEL Teach Computer Assisted Workshop on Prospective Teachers’ Self Confidence and Self Concept: Prospective Teachers and Technology, (2012)  in International Journal of Technology, Knowledge and Society  Vol. 7 (6), pp.  149-160.
  • Are Our Universities a Prey to Defensive Communication Climate? A Comparative Study of Public and Private Sector, (2012) in Global Journal of Management and Business Research Vol. 12 (10), pp. 13-18.
  • Person Organization Fit, Organizational Commitment and Knowledge Sharing Attitude- an Analytical study, (2011) in Information Management and Business Review  Vol. 3(2), pp.  110-116.
  • Relationship between Occupational Stress (0S) and Organization Citizenship Behavior (OCB) of Academic Staff working at Higher Educational Level, (2011) in  'Elixir Psychology Vol. 40, pp.  5357-5362.       
  • Gender Stereotyping: An analysis of Urdu Textbooks, (2005) in Pakistan Journal of Education Vol 22(2), pp.  85-102


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.