Ms.Faiza Umar

Lecturer, International Foundation Programme,Facilitator, Academic Enrichment Programme

Office: Room 106, Block 16

    Phone: + 971 4 3753972

       Fax: + 971 4 3604772


·         M.A. Education, Middlesex University, Dubai

·         M.A. English Literature, Kinnaird College, Pakistan

·          Post Graduate Certification in Higher Education

Courses taught

·         Academic Writing

·         Language Development

·         Integrated Subjects Approach

Research interests

·         Use of technology in education

·         Teaching of English as a second language

Awards and achievements

·         Middlesex Post Graduate Award for Outstanding Performance 2012-13

Membership of professional bodies and associations

·              Marketing Communication Officer

Teacher Training and Development SIG

                     TESOL Arabia

Selected Publications

King, M., Smith, L. and Umar, F. (2014).  Developing Leadership Skills through Participation in Insider Action Research. In C. Coombe,  B. Wiens, P. Davidson,  & K. Cedro. (eds.) Perspectives on Student Leadership Development. TESOL Arabia Publications: Dubai. (pp. 134-147).



Edensor, L. and Umar, F. (2013) Facebook in Academia: the yellow brick road or a highway through the danger zone? In A. Karnik, A. Epps,  and K.Sanderson. (eds) Emerging Research Paradigms in Business and Social Sciences 2013: Proceedings of the Second International ERPBSS Conference, Middlesex University Dubai, UAE, November 26-28, 2013. ISBN: 978-9948-20-593-7