Friday, July 11, 2014

ASSET session titled "Use of Movies and Documentaries in Teaching" on July 19, 2014

Dear Member,

In the month of July ASSET is organizing a session on the use of movies and documentaries in classroom teaching and it will be based on documentary Islam: Empire of Faith and its educational website. The details are as follows:


By the end of the session the participants will be able to:

Ø  Enhance their understanding about Islam as a religion and life of Holy Prophet (P.B.U.H).
Ø  Highlight significant aspects of Islamic civilization
Ø  Effectively use the educational website of the documentary in their classroom teaching
Ø  Develop lesson plans and worksheets of different educational movies and documentaries 

Topic        :       Use of Movies and Documentaries in Teaching
Date          :     July 19, 2014
Time          :      9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Venue       :      AKU-IED, Karimabad
Facilitator :      Dr. Huma Ghaffar (Chairperson ASSET)

Brief Introduction of Islam: Empire of Faith:
The three hour documentary tells the spectacular story of the great sweep of Islamic power and faith during its first 1,000 years, from the birth of the Prophet Muhammad to the peak of the Ottoman Empire under the reign of Suleiman the Magnificent. Historical re-enactments and a remarkable exposition of Islamic Art, artefacts and architecture are combined with interviews of scholars from around the world to recount the rise and importance of early Islamic civilization.  

In view of limited seats available, prior registration for this workshop is mandatory. Kindly confirm your participation latest by Thursday, July 17, 2014 by 3:00 p.m. at or call 36826991-94/36347611-14 Ext. 8554/8556, as this will facilitate us in organising the workshop effectively.