March 5, 2021
The Faculty Development Committee of FAST School of Computing held an orientation session for the new faculty members who joined FAST-NU in Fall 2020 and Spring 2021. After introductions, Dr. Ali gave a brief history and overview of different programs being run under FAST School of Computing. A few tips on how to prepare for lectures were also provided by Dr. Ali, along with different responsibilities of faculty members.
A well-informed tutorial on how to use SLATE was then given by Mr. Ishaq Raza. Mr. Farooq also discussed training of lab instructors. Dr. Khwaja then discussed importance of research and gave a brief introduction of different research labs operating under FSC. He also familiarized the audience with different research tools and techniques to check plagairism along with different research fellowships. Dr. Maryam Bashir informed the participants about Quality Assurance for instructions and emphazised the need for keeping course folders.