Pir Suhail Sarhandi

Dr. Pir Suhail Sarhandi

Associate Professor

Chairperson of the Department of Linguistics & Human Sciences

Contact Details suhail.sarhandi@bnbwu.edu.pk


Dr. Pir Suhail Sarhandi holds a PhD in Mobile Learning in English as a second/foreign language teaching from the University of Free State, South Africa. Dr. Sarhandi has taught in the Middle East over 10 years. He has published his research work in many national and international journals. His research interests include Mobile Assisted Language Learning, Computer Assisted Language Learning, Teacher Professional Development, Educational technology and English Language Teaching.


Ph.D The University of Free State, Bloemfontein, South Africa Mobile Learning in English Language Teaching2019
Certificate University of Cambridge, International House, Bangkok Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (CELTA) 2012
Master of Arts University of Karachi, Pakistan English Linguistics 2005
Master of Arts Shah Abdul Latif University Khairpur, Pakistan English 2003
Bachelor of Science Shah Abdul Latif University Khairpur, Pakistan English 1999


1Published an article “Harnessing artificial intelligence in Education for preparing learners for the 21st Century” in Elementary Education Online, volume 20(5), 2021.
2Published an article “Supporting self-regulated learning by affect detection and responding in AI-driven learning systems” in Elementary Education Online, volume 20(5), 2021.
3Published an article “A study of cultural metaphoricity in Anita Desai’s novel In Custody” in Elementary Education Online, volume 20(5), 2021
4Published an article “Foreign speech accent and comprehensibility: Technology integration to bolster EFL learners' pronunciation for effective communication” in International Research Journal of Arts and Humanities (IRJAH) volume 48(48), 2020.
5Published an article “Interaction patterns in WhatsApp conversation in EFL classroom: pedagogical implications” in Journal of Academic and Social Research, volume 1(1), 2018.
6Published an article “Impact of CALL-inhouse professional development training on teachers’ pedagogy: an evaluative study” in Cogent Education, volume 4(1) published by Francis and Taylor in 2017.
7Published an article “Integration of Technology with Pedagogical Perspectives: An Evaluative study of inhouse CALL Professional Development” in Arab World English Journal in Arab World English Journal (AWEJ) Special Issue on CALL No.3 July 2016. (ISI Indexed)
8Written a book Chapter “Edmodo- An Asynchronous Métier” in MOOCs: Harnessing the Technology for a 21st Century Education published by Cambridge Scholars Publishing in 2015.
9Published a book review “Mobile Learning: languages, literacies and cultures” Arab World English Journal in December 2015. (ISI Indexed)
10Published an article on “Depressing Connections Between The Misogynist Project Of Political Islam And Western Academia In The Backdrop Of Literary Work ‘A Thousand Splendid Suns’ Written By Khaled Hosseini” has been accepted for publication in European Journal English language and Literature Studies in November 2015.
11Published an article in International Journal of Linguistics, Literature and Culture “Self-perceptions of Non-Arab Non-Native English speaking teachers” in 2015
12Published an article in International Journal of Sciences: Basic and Research “Improving the Learning Environment at a University in Saudi Arabia: Identifying Factors That Impede or Motivate Learning” in 2015.
13Published an article in Life Science journal “Mobile phones: Underutilized pedagogical devices”, 2013
14Published article by Elsevier Ltd “The Way We Teach, The Way They Learn” in Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences 47 (2012) 1554 – 1557.