WATTLE Committee welcomes UOWD’s Dr Zeenath as first-ever member from the university’s Dubai campus
Thursday, 11 August, 2022
Dr Zeenath Reza Khan, Assistant Professor with FEIS and Program Director with UOWD College has been appointed to the Wollongong Academy for Tertiary Teaching and Learning Excellence (WATTLE) Executive Committee. The first faculty at the UOWD campus to have won the prestigious Vice Chancellor's Outstanding Contributions to Teaching and Learning (OCTAL) award in 2016, as recipient she became a Fellow of WATTLE. In March of 2022, WATTLE called for university-wide Expressions of Interest, making the selection highly competitive and Zeenath was selected as one of the new appointees, representing UOWD campus.
An Audit Board Member for European Network for Academic Integrity and Local Advisory Board Member of Our Own High School Al Warqa UAE (GEMS Education), Zeenath is passionate about her students’ learning experience and has conceptualized many teaching innovations such as the Responsible Business and IT Use Vlogs Program (ReBitVlogs) which won two Council for Australia-Arab Relations grants as a student exchange program between UOW and UOWD. Zeenath currently holds the position of Editorial Board Member for International Journal for Educational Integrity, and edited book series from Springer on Ethics and Integrity in Education. Having received a number of internal and external grants from UOWD, UOW and other entities, Zeenath is a national and international award-winning academic with more than 80 publications to her name and an edited book titled Integrity in Education for Future Happiness (2021). Zeenath was recognized for her research contribution by European Network for Academic Integrity as the recipient of their ENAI Research Excellence Award 2021.