Md Shaiful Islam

Md Shaiful Islam
Independent University, Bangladesh | IUB · Department of English

*MA in Applied Linguistics and ELT * Master of Education (M.Ed.)

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Introduction
Md Shaiful Islam currently works at the Department of English, Independent University, Bangladesh. Md does research in Educational Assessment, Theories of Learning, English Language Pedagogy, Discourse Analysis, Materials Development and Curriculum .
Additional affiliations
January 2003 - February 2016
Independent University, Bangladesh
Position
  • Professor (Associate)

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Publications (13)
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Evolution of English medium instruction (EMI) in non-native English-speaking countries in recent years has inspired researchers to investigate the various dimensions of this phenomenon. Internationalising higher education, realising the local needs of English-speaking graduates, and eliciting the economic and social benefits of English are often re...
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Students of private universities in Bangladesh are often found to be less competent in spoken English. Since the universities have adopted EMI (English medium instruction) policy, the prevailing linguistic condition on the campus is an “English only environment.” In this context, students are required to communicate in English both inside and outsi...
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The selection of a textbook, its evaluation, and the implementation of this evaluation are all processes integral to the improvement of students' learning. The current evaluation of the higher secondary English For Today (EFT) (Hani & Siddika, 2018) textbook intends to examine if the textbook possesses the credentials and credibility necessary to a...
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The achievement of curriculum goals and objectives, to a large extent, depends on how assessment methods are designed, implemented, monitored, and evaluated. English language learning in Bangladesh has miserably failed, and ineffective assessment methods may be largely attributed to this failure. This paper attempts to address various aspects and i...
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Benefits of self-regulated learning (SRL) for students' achievement in various academic subjects, and in other domains have widely been reported in the literature, but little is known about the influence of SRL on students' achievement in English skills. To fill this gap, this systematic review aims to explore the empirical studies on students' ach...
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Given the significance of English in the global world, English language teaching in Bangladesh has become subject to a supreme concern in maintaining economic growth and developing a skilled workforce. In this article, several barriers have been discussed based on a critical analysis of published materials. This review article covers several key is...
Conference Paper
This conference paper reflects on the challenges that teachers face in teaching Business English as an English for Specific Purposes (ESP) course in the context of tertiary education in Bangladesh.The study discussed three critical issues related to ESP which is distinctive from English for General Purposes (EGP)
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Given the significance of English in the global world, English language teaching in Bangladesh has become subject to a supreme concern in maintaining economic growth and developing a skilled workforce. In this article, several barriers have been discussed based on a critical analysis of published materials. This review article covers several key is...
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-Despite gaining currency in the contemporary assessment literature, the depth of the various dimensions of classroom assessment is yet to be explored. This systematic review aims to survey what the current literature reports on the evidence of success of classroom assessment in transforming students towards learning, and it also puts forth a numbe...
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The paper reports the perceptions Bangladeshi undergrad Humanities students hold about the pedagogic roles of teachers. To do so, the researcher employed semi-structured, one-on-one interviews in which 10 undergrad students of Humanities discipline from different private and public universities of Dhaka city participated. To analyze the data themat...
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Indigenous People, cultural identity, minority language
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Literature in ELT, Reading, Effective
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Learning style, EFL, Bangladesh

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Projects (3)
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This study examines the use of the term-paper as a pedagogical instrument incorporating the product, process and genre based approaches to writing for developing academic writing skills among tertiary level students in Bangladesh.
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The study aimed at reporting a critical review on English Language Assessment in Bangladesh.
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To explore the beliefs and examine if they assist learning.