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My research interests include visual literacy, children’s literature, book design, illustrations, typography, visual incentives in learning, bioinspiration and biomimicry in early and primary education issues, conducting educational research with children.
This study observed three kindergarteners, two five-year-olds and one four-year-old, who were separately read Max Velthuijs’s Frog or Kikker series by their mothers in multiple sittings. The parents consented to introduce, among others, the concept of death to their children through storyreading as well as to reading a total of three Frog stories b...
Bangladesh, as well as the global community, continue to experience weaponization of information. Information, rapidly diffused through outlets like Facebook, was weaponized to orchestrate mob lynching and other heinous crimes. In the first seven months of 2019 alone, Bangladesh witnessed 43 killings that had resulted from disinformation. This ghas...
Many stay-at-home mothers (SHMs) are especially interested in developing their understanding of English language as that, among others, helps them in teaching English to their children, and in participating in the modern world. 20 million Bangladeshi women now access internet using mobile phones, making mobile learning (m-learning) particularly rel...
This nonexperimental quantitative study was designed to find the current state of practical relatability of illustrations in primary English textbooks by collecting data from 200 primary schoolers, 50 primary English teachers, and three illustrators who had worked on the said textbooks. Findings indicated that the children more or less were able to...
This paper focuses on the illustrations in primary textbooks and their practical relatability experienced by the children through teaching-learning process, with an additional focus on the situation in Bangladesh. While a number of researches approached textbook illustration as a major system of instruction, or probed into their effectiveness and a...
The focus of the study is to explore 21st century book design and its significance in delivering a richer understanding of the book matter, and to discover the possibilities that can be initiated by introducing it into our current primary textbooks. By way of collective case study method, the study will collect and analyze the data from primary schoolers, primary school facilitators and book design experts.