This session addresses the main issue of how we can bridge the gap between research and practice in the field of education.
Who should Attend?
• School teachers and personnel
• University professors and researchers
• Academic coordinators and administrators
• Graduate education program students
The education sector has continuously struggled with bridging the gap between research and practice. In this webinar, Prof. Tamim will tackle the issue we are facing from different perspectives, highlight evidence-based approaches to overcoming the current silo state-of-affairs in the field, and discuss promising future opportunities for grassroot activities.
Dr. Tamim is the Founder and CEO of edubridges. She is a Professor of Educational Technology and the former Dean of the College of Education at Zayed University in the United Arab Emirates, where she also served as Advisor to the Provost. Dr. Tamim has more than 20 years of experience including graduate and undergraduate university instruction and supervision; adult in-service training, and K-12 teaching and coordination in different countries including Canada, Lebanon, UAE, and KSA. She has a rich educational leadership experience in different institutions and at different academic levels with extensive skills in national and international program accreditation. Dr. Tamim has an established publication record in top tier peer reviewed journals with a growing outreach as reflected by her more than 6,400 google scholar citations. Her research interests and expertise focus on knowledge synthesis through systematic reviews for the purpose of informing policies and improving educational practice; with a focus on educational leadership and the impact and role played by digital technologies in enhancing student learning and designing student-centered learning environments.