An open letter to students who, one way or another, end up in my courses
An orientation to my course syllabi, and on syllabi in general
Speak to you soon in the spirit of sharing resources, insha’llah…
It is worthwhile for us to undertake a SWOT (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, Threats) analysis of the grading system, its underlying purpose and intent, its effects on the classroom, particularly on the professor-student and student-student relationships. Despite having… Read More
Using Technology or Being Used by It?
My intended and proposed learning outcomes for every course can be found on the syllabus. Under that you will see blank space under a heading “Yours?”. Unless communicated to me it is almost impossible for me to know… Read More
Being Present (& Active Presence): Being inside the classroom space does not automatically classify as “being present”. Your presence is “felt” through its overall qualitative impact, through your wakefulness, attentiveness, level of concentration and investment, and significance of… Read More
Please know that I do not intend to raise the ceiling for any of my classes; it is not conducive for discussion which is crucial to the learning goals. I’d recommend that you come to the class or… Read More
My scholarly and personal interests have moved more and more in the direction of intersection of Religious Studies and South Asian Studies as disciplines. I recently published a book chapter “Islam in South Asia” for a volume The… Read More
I was involved in the Humanities Program for the academic year 2017-2018.
I have taught numerous courses in the area of Islamic Studies. Below are syllabi for the courses previously taught:
The syllabi for all of my religious studies courses taught apart from Islamic Studies may be found below: