• Assessing the Needs of Literacy personnel in Non Formal Basic Education 

      Ghazi, Shakil A; Hafeez, Amtul; Safdar, Muhammad; Yaqoob, Muhammad (2010-11)
      Due to population explosion and swiftly increasing demand for education even developed countries are unable to overcome the prevailing challenges through formal system of education. Most of the developing countries are in ...
    • Barriers To The Effective Use Of Information And Communication Technologies In Distance Education 

      Ghazi, Shakil A; Hafeez, Amtul; Safdar, Muhammad (2013-11)
      Information and communication technologies (ICTs) have revolutionized all aspects of human life on this planet and these have created unprecedented challenges and unparallel opportunities for advancement on this globe. ...
    • Bridging Digital Divide: A Step Towards Excellence in Higher Education in Pakistan 

      Safdar, Muhammad; Baloch, Irshad H; Nfees, Muhammad (2013-11)
      The study focused upon a sea change of initiatives taken by HEC to address the knowledge gap or “digital divide” in the holy period of seven years. Swift and simultaneous promotion in research publication originated by ...
    • Enhancing Quality and Quantity of Higher Education Through Information and Communication Technologies 

      Masood, Kamran; Safdar, Muhammad; Hussain, Muhammad A; Ahmed, Aftab (2013-11)
      Pakistan the second largest country in South Asia, is sixth most populous country in the world, with a population of 187 million of which about 100 million young men and women are below the age of 30. According to the ...
    • Promises and Challenges of IoT in Education 

      Safdar, Muhammad; Safdar, Gulfam A; Hafeez, Amtul; Malik, Muhammad A (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2019-09)
      nternet of Things (IoT) in education is a hot topic and is getting ever increasing popularity over the globe because it is effective, quick, dynamic, empowering, individual and comprehensive. IoT has also posed some vital ...
    • Promoting Morality in Virtual Reality Learning Systems 

      Safdar, Muhammad; Safdar, Gulfam A; Hafeez, Amtul; Malik, Muhammad A (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2019-09)
      Unprecedented advancement in information and communication technologies has opened new vistas of education and training. Virtual Reality Environments (VLEs) are becoming increasingly popular and expanding rapidly. Anyhow, ...
    • Role of Allama Iqbal Open University in Promoting Access and Demoting Gender Disparity in Higher Education in Pakistan 

      Safdar, Muhammad; Hussain, Irshad; Hafeez, Amtul (2010-11)
      Higher education has emerged as a key factor for socio-economic development in the recent decades. Amazingly, more persons are attending colleges and universities in this century than in all of the human history (Goodman, ...
    • Role of Non-Formal Basic Education in Rural Development in Punjab 

      Malik, Muhammad A; Jumani, Nabi B; Safdar, Muhammad; Ghazi, Shakeel A (2010-11)
      Due to population explosion and swiftly increasing demand for education even developed countries are unable to overcome the prevailing challenges through formal system of education. Most of the developing countries are in ...
    • Women Empowerment Through Distance Education in Pakistan 

      Jumani, Nabi B; Safdar, Muhammad; Bhatti, Abdul J; Ghazi, Shakeel A (2013-11)
      In a global gender gap survey of 134 countries, Pakistan is placed at 132 –down from 127 in 2008- behind Ghana and Ethiopia at 81 and122 respectively. Similarly, in tertiary education Pakistan is ranked at 99 even behind ...