Recent Submissions

  • The Impact of English Language Testing on Motivation and Learning Strategies: An Empirical Study 

    Mia, Mohammad Rajik (School of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, Independent University, Bangladesh, 2016-05-01)
    Motivation refers to "he effort which learners put into learning a second language (L2) as a result of their need or desire to learn it" and learning strategies "account for how learners acquire and automatize L2 skills ...
  • Pedagogy in Bangladeshi Private Universities: Context, Culture, and Confusion 

    Mannan, Manzurul (Center for Pedagogy (CP) Established under the Sub-project Titled “Pedagogical Development at Undergraduate and Master’s Level” (CP3357), Independent Univeristy, Bangladesh (IUB), 2016-09-01)
    Although Bangladesh has had a long history of university teaching, pedagogy has hardly entered the imagination of university educators. Today’s teachers are yesterday’s students, with each generation being groomed in the ...
  • Data Analytics to Improve Students’ Academic Performance 

    Ahmed, MD Sajib; Ahmed, Khawza Iftekhar Uddin; Islam, Mohammad Tohidul; Sarwar, Miya and Hasan (Center for Pedagogy (CP) Established under the Sub-project Titled “Pedagogical Development at Undergraduate and Master’s Level” (CP3357), Independent Univeristy, Bangladesh (IUB), 2016-09-01)
    United International University (UIU) has been offering graduate degrees for more than 10 years. During this time period, we are regularly coming up with students who are suffering miserably in their academic career. In ...
  • A Case Study of Flipped Classroom Model in Engineering and Business Higher Education in Bangladesh 

    Miya, Mohammad Tohidul Islam; Ahmed, Khawza Iftekhar Uddin (Center for Pedagogy (CP) Established under the Sub-project Titled “Pedagogical Development at Undergraduate and Master’s Level” (CP3357), Independent Univeristy, Bangladesh (IUB), 2016-09-01)
    Industrial revolution spurred standardization of education and digital revolution fosters customization of education. Digitalization intertwined with the Internet and social networking drives the education platform towards ...
  • A Reading Progressive Test: Assessing the Reading Ability of Upper Class Intermediate Level Students of North South University 

    Hasan, Lumma Maisha (Center for Pedagogy (CP) Established under the Sub-project Titled “Pedagogical Development at Undergraduate and Master’s Level” (CP3357), Independent Univeristy, Bangladesh (IUB), 2016-09-01)
    It is imperative that students, especially at the tertiary level, achieve adequate proficiency in major academic skills like reading, and writing to be able to do well in different content area courses of their choice. ...
  • Interrogating Pedagogy in International Relations: The Bangladeshi Perspectives 

    Islam, Md. Shariful (Center for Pedagogy (CP) Established under the Sub-project Titled “Pedagogical Development at Undergraduate and Master’s Level” (CP3357), Independent Univeristy, Bangladesh (IUB), 2016-09-01)
    Is ‘International Relations’ really ‘international’? How is ‘International Relations’ taught in Bangladesh? Does it represent the contexts of Bangladesh? Or do we just imitate the West? The paper investigates these questions. ...
  • Distinguishing Whether the Emperor is Indeed Clothed: Revolutionizing the Classroom by Creating an Environment of Controversial Questioning Rather than Nodding in Conformity to the Dictates of Power Structures 

    McAlary, Katy (Center for Pedagogy (CP) Established under the Sub-project Titled “Pedagogical Development at Undergraduate and Master’s Level” (CP3357), Independent Univeristy, Bangladesh (IUB), 2016-09-01)
    Sex. Money. Politics. To ensure friendly interactions, this trio of “taboo” subjects is to be avoided in mixed company and polite conversation. Yet the ideas linked with the umbrella of these three are the foundation of ...
  • Transformation of Academic Atmosphere: The Role of Social Networks 

    Azad, Fahim Tasneema; Masoom, Muhammad Rehan (Center for Pedagogy (CP) Established under the Sub-project Titled “Pedagogical Development at Undergraduate and Master’s Level” (CP3357), Independent Univeristy, Bangladesh (IUB), 2016-09-01)
    Internal network among the faculties and the commercial industries in the academia often depicts a vivid picture of various processes and resources related to their professional activities as such. This paper explores the ...
  • Exploring the Role of Graphic Novels in Teaching at Tertiary Level 

    Ismail, Arzoo; Saleh, Fariha; Choudhury, Tahseen Salman (Center for Pedagogy (CP) Established under the Sub-project Titled “Pedagogical Development at Undergraduate and Master’s Level” (CP3357), Independent Univeristy, Bangladesh (IUB), 2016-09-01)
    Although Bangladesh has made great strides in increasing the enrolment rate at the primary level, the question regarding the quality of education still persists. Be it the internalization of the classroom lessons, or the ...
  • Communication Management in Bangladeshi B-Schools: Acceptance and Resistance 

    Genilo, Jude William R.; Quarmal, Sarkar Barbaq (Center for Pedagogy (CP) Established under the Sub-project Titled “Pedagogical Development at Undergraduate and Master’s Level” (CP3357), Independent Univeristy, Bangladesh (IUB), 2016-09-01)
    In Bangladesh, business schools in the public and private sectors are divided over communication management. On one hand, the more traditional faculty members see communication management as something natural, common sense ...
  • Incorporating Teacher’s Self-evaluation into Formative Assessment: A Study on BRAC DevPro Course 

    Mohiuddin, Mohammad Golam (Center for Pedagogy (CP) Established under the Sub-project Titled “Pedagogical Development at Undergraduate and Master’s Level” (CP3357), Independent Univeristy, Bangladesh (IUB), 2016-09-01)
    The paper is an attempt to explore the features of formative assessment when teacher’s self evaluation is merged with it. Teacher evaluation, usually by students and sometimes by senior colleagues and even by administrators, ...
  • Assessing Bangladeshi University Students’ Virtual Learning Activities: Experiences and Expectations 

    Islam, Rabiul (Center for Pedagogy (CP) Established under the Sub-project Titled “Pedagogical Development at Undergraduate and Master’s Level” (CP3357), Independent Univeristy, Bangladesh (IUB), 2016-09-01)
    Everyday there is something new on the Internet. And mostly, it is the youth who are up-to-date with such information and updates. They are using these new pieces of information, updates, and tools for various purposes, ...
  • The Problems Students Face in Developing Writing Skill: A Study at Tertiary Level in Bangladesh 

    Tina, Afroza Akhter (Center for Pedagogy (CP) Established under the Sub-project Titled “Pedagogical Development at Undergraduate and Master’s Level” (CP3357), Independent Univeristy, Bangladesh (IUB), 2016-09-01)
    The paper explores the problems that students generally face in academic writing at the Higher Secondary level. The focus is mainly on the present condition of their writing skill in English and the reasons behind their ...
  • Challenges of Teaching Pronunciation at the Tertiary Level in Bangladesh 

    Osmany, Samira; Azad, Tairen (Center for Pedagogy (CP) Established under the Sub-project Titled “Pedagogical Development at Undergraduate and Master’s Level” (CP3357), Independent Univeristy, Bangladesh (IUB), 2016-09-01)
    Importance of pronunciation cannot be denied as receptive and productive skills like listening and speaking heavily depend on intelligible pronunciation. However, pronunciation hardly receives adequate importance in teaching ...
  • Gender Studies: Problematics of Pedagogy in Theory and Praxis 

    Roy, Saptaparna ((Center for Pedagogy (CP) Established under the Sub-project Titled “Pedagogical Development at Undergraduate and Master’s Level” (CP3357), Independent Univeristy, Bangladesh (IUB), 2016-09-01), 2016-09-01)
    Gender studies as a cross-disciplinary field has gained currency for the last forty years, an expansive field in which debates on pedagogical strategies bridging theory and praxis have been the crux of research on syllabus ...
  • Enhancing Cultural Understanding through Engaged Pedagogy in Language Classes 

    Gulzar, Nusrat ((Center for Pedagogy (CP) Established under the Sub-project Titled “Pedagogical Development at Undergraduate and Master’s Level” (CP3357), Independent Univeristy, Bangladesh (IUB), 2016-09-01), 2016-09-01)
    Culture and societal issues should be understood as central to education since the issues we encounter as teachers and students are not only the question of right or wrong, but also the fight against the inequality, cultural ...
  • English Language Learning Strategies used by the Secondary Madrasha Students 

    Rahman, Fouzia ((Center for Pedagogy (CP) Established under the Sub-project Titled “Pedagogical Development at Undergraduate and Master’s Level” (CP3357), Independent Univeristy, Bangladesh (IUB), 2016-09-01), 2016-09-01)
    The status of English as a language in Bangladesh is somewhere between foreign and second language. It plays a significant role for the students of all classes. At the same time, learning English is compulsory not only for ...
  • EFL Testing Washback: Assessment of Learning or Assessment for Learning? 

    Maniruzzaman, M ((Center for Pedagogy (CP) Established under the Sub-project Titled “Pedagogical Development at Undergraduate and Master’s Level” (CP3357), Independent Univeristy, Bangladesh (IUB), 2016-09-01), 2016-09-01)
    It has long been assumed that assessment exerts a powerful influence on second/ foreign language learning and teaching in a backward direction, and hence is the term language testing ‘washback’. Washback, a concept standing ...
  • Towards an Effective Pedagogy: Evaluation of Materials Used in Foundation English Courses at Rajshahi University 

    Sabrina Alam, Sadia ((Center for Pedagogy (CP) Established under the Sub-project Titled “Pedagogical Development at Undergraduate and Master’s Level” (CP3357), Independent Univeristy, Bangladesh (IUB), 2016-09-01), 2016-09-01)
    This paper is an exploratory study of the materials used in the English language courses offered by the various departments at Rajshahi University. The foundation English language courses at these departments were introduced ...
  • An Analysis of the Needs of English Language of the Students of National University 

    Akter, Shorna ((Center for Pedagogy (CP) Established under the Sub-project Titled “Pedagogical Development at Undergraduate and Master’s Level” (CP3357), Independent Univeristy, Bangladesh (IUB), 2016-09-01), 2016-09-01)
    English language enjoys especial status in the global linguistic market place and even literate persons are deprived in case of their lacking in English language skills (Phillipson, 1992). Giving emphasis on the importance ...

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