Kh. Atikur Rahman

Kh. Atikur Rahman
Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Maritime University · Department of English

PhD (ELT) MPhil MA MEd MBA (HRM) PGD (UK)

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Introduction
Dr. Kh. Atikur Rahman is an Associate Professor in the Department of English, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Maritime University. His research interest lies in Language Assessment and Testing, Higher Education Administration, Graduate employment, Teachers' Classroom practice, and Teachers' Professional Lives. He is a seasoned researcher with prolific publications to his credit.

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Publications (14)
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The article talks about a top-down process of evaluating textbooks and teaching materials in English language classrooms.
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The traditional landscape of Bangladesh and recent maritime boundary delimitation with its neighbouring countries (India and Myanmar) have opened a new horizon of potentials for its sustainable economic growth. But it demands diverse professional people in the maritime sector. Specialised maritime education and training (MET) is needed to avail the...
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This paper aims at exploring the issues related to implementing a formative assessment model namely School-Based Assessment (SBA) at secondary schools in Bangladesh. A qualitative study employing interviews with English teachers of grade 8 and the head teachers and FGDs with students from twelve secondary schools was conducted. Moreover, field note...
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Many of the first-year undergraduate students who enrol in universities, particularly in top-ranked private universities in Bangladesh, struggle with getting good grades. As a result, many students look forward to a bleak future, dropping out midway through their studies. Thus, improving the rates of graduation and reducing the rates of attrition i...
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This paper presents the findings of a study which aimed at exploring the washback of the Secondary School Certificate (SSC) English examinations on English teaching and learning practice at secondary schools in Bangladesh. For this purpose, a qualitative research (employing interviews with English teachers, FGDs with students and classroom observat...
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Ensuring the practice of providing feedback to learners’ work in different strata of education is a challenging one. The number of researches in this issue identifying the factors that hinder feedback culture in education is still not adequate. Hence, the main objective of this review work is to pinpoint the most commonly studied feedback factors t...
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The focus of the paper is to explore the roles, responsibilities and ethical principles of the university teachers; as researchers, educationalists and human beings in the context of a world in which the rapid erosion of societal values is manifested both in Bangladesh and across much of the globe. The paper has tried to develop a better sense of k...
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Washback is one of the very few areas of English language assessment research in the last 25 years that has gained substantial attention. Commencing with the phenomenal work of Alderson and Wall (1993), a considerable body of empirical studies of washback has been carried out throughout the world. This paper reviews ten recent empirical studies of...
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The focus of the paper is to explore the roles, responsibilities and ethical principles of the university teachers; as researchers, educationalists and human beings in the context of a world in which the rapid erosion of societal values is manifested both in Bangladesh and across much of the globe. The paper has tried to develop a better sense of k...
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In order to bring about qualitative change in the teaching learning practice in English classrooms, English in Action (EIA) is introducing various methods and techniques. The aim of this article is to explore how this change is influencing the mind of the learners at secondary schools. It will discover the change of learners' perceptions towards le...
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This article explores the forms and functions of teacher-questions in English language classrooms basing on current studies available and gives readers a comprehensive overview of the practice of teacher-questioning in English language classrooms. To do so, available current literature (1983 to 2013) has been consulted. Literature explores that tea...
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This study explores the role of Non-formal Primary Education (NFPE) in improving the quality of the life of underprivileged children in Bangladesh considering their economic, health, environmental issues and life skills. It uses a mixed method approach of research where three NGOs which run NFPE programs were selected purposefully. Data were derive...
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This article presents the findings of a mixed approach study carried out in seven Bangladeshi primary schools under English In Action (EIA) intervention programme which aims to bring about changes in classroom practices of English teachers. Through teacher training, activity guides and other teaching aids for each grade, EIA prescribes idealized te...

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