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Dr Ali Asgar

Associate Professor

Dr. Ali Asgar (Born 1977), has done M.A, M Phil, Ph.D from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. He also acquired Advance Diploma in Mass Media from JNU and Post Graduate Diploma in Distance Education from IGNOU. Before joining Staff Training and Research Institute of Distance Education (STRIDE, he worked with central government organization for three years. He also worked with leading print and electronic media houses; therefore he has great exposure to print and electronic media which makes the teaching and learning practices more effective and accessible both in distance and regular mode of education.

At STRIDE, he is involved in coordinating, designating and developing training programmes for teachers, academics and non-teaching staff of IGNOU and other ODL institutions and also performs as a Resource Person during workshops/training programmes for the capacity building of ODL practitioners. He is also Co-Coordinating a course pertaining to M.Phil/Ph.D in Distance Education and carrying out Programme Evaluation activity.

 

Dr. Ali Asgar also performed responsibilities of Managing Editor and Editor of international refreed journal ‘Indian Journal of Open Learning’ (IJOL) published by IGNOU.

Apart from his core area of competencies, his other areas of interest include: developing self-learning materials, content, format editing, translation, creating audio-video programmes, staff training and research, assessment and evaluation, Urdu literature; and professional development of ODL functionaries through maximum use of multi-media.

His publications include one book (edited) and various articles and bylines in English and Urdu which have been published in leading newspapers and magazines.

EDUCATION: 
INSTITUTION
Doctor of Philosophy
(Urdu) 2008
Name of the University: Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.
Discipline: Urdu Literature
Doctoral Research Topic: Situating Munir Niyazi in Modern Urdu Poetry
 
Master of Philosophy (Urdu)  2002
Name of the University: Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.
Discipline: Urdu Literature
Doctoral Research Topic: Munir Niyazi Bahasiyat Ghazalgo: Nai Ghazal ke Pas Manzar Mein
 
Master of Arts (Urdu) 2000
Name of the University: Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.
Discipline: Urdu Literature
 
Bachelor of Arts (Urdu Honors)  1997
Name of the university: Baba Saheb Bhimrao Ambedkar Bihar University, Muzaffarpur

WORK EXPERIENCE:

 

Designation
Period of Service
Name of the Institution
From           
To
Assistant Professor
(Senior Scale)
11/10/2011  
 
Continuing
IGNOU
 
Linguist Monitor
17/08/2009 
 
10/10/2011
National Technical Research Organisation

 

PUBLICATIONS:
? BOOKS: Edited = 01
? RESEARCH PAPERS: 03
? Bylines: 12

MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL BODY/ STATUTORY BODY (INTERNAL/ EXTERNAL):

 

Membership of Professional body/ Statutory body
Name of statutory body/ institution/
Period
Member, School Board of School of Law
IGNOU
2014-2016
Secretary, IGNOU Staff Children Development Society (ISCDS)
IGNOU
2016-17
Faculty Coordinator, STRIDE
IGNOU
Continuing
Member of Indian Journal of Open Learning Editorial Board constituted by Vice-Chancellor.
STRIDE, IGNOU
2012-2014
Member of Indian Journal of Open Learning Editorial Board constituted by Vice-Chancellor.
STRIDE, IGNOU
2015-2017
Member of Committee for Liaison, Transport, Accommodation etc. for the 28th Convocation constituted by Vice-Chancellor, IGNOU.
SED, IGNOU
2015
Member of Committee for Liaison, Transport, Accommodation etc. for the 29th Convocation constituted by Vice-Chancellor, IGNOU.
SED, IGNOU
2016, 2018, 2019

 

 

 

Official Address:
Room No. 3A,
Staff Training and Research Institute of Distance Education,
Prof. G. Ram Reddy Block,
Indira Gandhi National Open University,
 New Delhi - 110068
New Delhi, India
  +91-11-29572610 91-11-29533073
  91-11-29533073
  aliasgar@ignou.ac.in; asghar1234@gmail.com