Academic Bite is a platformcreated by Institute for Research and Innovation toall academic staff of Villa College for the purpose of sharing and discussing knowledge, experiences and best practices in their relevant research areas in an informal environment.

During this 1-hour informal discussion, staff will share his/her experience as a short presentation followed by a discussion. The presentation is usually between 15 to 30 minutes followed by questions and discussions along with a light lunch enjoyed by the staff.

The first session of Academic Bite was held on 19th of May 2015 by Ms. Zahra Mohamed from Faculty of Education on the topic ‘ICT Integration at Villa International High School: Challenges from the Perspective of the Users’, a project carried out by the ‘SMART learning’ research initiative team of Villa College.

Session 2

Polygamy-Should it be culturally accepted? By Dr. Raheema Abdul Raheem

Session 3

My experience in publishing in journals: Lessons for aspiring early career researchers by Dr. Ali Najeeb

Session 4

“dhethiki pee”: does texting influence our communication? By Aminath Waseela

Session 5

A concept for a research paper by Dr. Mohamed Adhil

Session 6

The Grimm truth about Fairy Tales" by Dr. DheebaMoosa

Session 7

Taxonomy of Shariah Assessments: The Observed Patterns by Mr. MoosaManik

Session 8

Information and Communications Technology (ICT) investments can boost the economy: Country-level data from the Maldives by Dr. Mohamed Kinaanath

Session 9

Fractal properties: in understanding chaos and complexity in education systems by Ms. Fathimath Saeed

Session 10

Analysis of Students’ Errors and Misconceptions in pre-University Mathematics Course by Ms. Mariyam Shahuneeza Naseer

Session 11

Celebrating Teachers' Day: Should we or Should we not? by Ms. Fathimath Warda

Session 12

One of the factors affecting Academic Achievement of Secondary Grade Students by Ms. Mariyam Nihaad

Session 14

Seascape of the Lecture Method: Determining the Dynamics and the Alternates by Ms.AishathWaheeda, Ms. Hawwa Shiuna & Ms. Fathimath Saeed

Session 15

What will your baby look like? By Professor Hassan ugail

Year 2016

Session 1

Inside our network by Dr. Mohamed Adil

Session 2

HRM roles in Paradise: strategic or administration? - A study of tourist resorts in the Maldives by Dr. Ali Najeeb

Session 3

ARE YOU THE RIGHT WEIGHT FOR YOUR HEIGHT? / WHAT IS YOUR BODY TYPE? by Health Research Group Dr. Raheema Abdul Raheem, Ms. MariyamNazviya, Ms. Qaliba Jaleel and Ms. Aminath Waseela)

Session 4

The life of Massai community people in Tanzania by Dr.D.S.Murthy

Session 5

Gravity Equation: evidence from Maldivesby Mr. Mohamed Azeem Haroon

Session 6

Does data have a shape? By Dr. Ahsan Jaleel

Session 7

Use of Augmentative Alternative Communication System to enhance communication skills in children with Autism by Mariyam Nazviya

Session 8

Triangle of coordination for understanding of learning society by Dr. Abdulla Sadig

Session 9

Design science research by Dr. Mohamed Adil

Session 10

Life after divorce of parents: A teenagers’ experience by Ms. Shahla Imad

Session 11

Perceptions of Stigma in seeking counselling among Faculty of Education Students in a Private University, Selangor by Ms. Sama Ibrahim Didi

Session 12

A Young Child’s Inter-Generational Practices through the use of visual screen-based multi-modal communication to acquire Qur’anic literacy by Dr. Parven Akhter.

Session 13

Teachers’ perceptions of their preparedness for the implementation of the new national curriculum in Maldives by Aishath Niyaza