Ranjit Podder

Ranjit Podder
Govt. Teachers' Training College Dhaka · English

Doctor of Philosophy

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Introduction
Ranjit Podder is currently working at the Department of English, Govt. Teachers' Training College, Dhaka, Bangladesh as Associate Professor of English. He conducts research in Educational Assessment, Curriculum; Learning Theories; and Adult Education. He is also interested in experimenting learning theories, mentoring, impact of feedback; Assessment for learning; etc.
Additional affiliations
September 2014 - March 2020
Govt. Teachers' Training College Dhaka
Position
  • Professor (Associate)
Description
  • English Language; Research Methodology; Pedagogy, Andragogy, & Heutagogy
September 2011 - September 2014
Faridpur Teachers' Training College
Position
  • Professor (Assistant)
Description
  • English Language, Action Research
August 1998 - June 2009
Teachers' Training College Feni
Position
  • Lecturer
Description
  • English Education; Action Research; Philosophy of Education; Pedagogy, Andragogy, & Heutagogy
Education
July 2018 - December 2019
January 2013 - June 2018
Institute of Education and Research DU
Field of study
  • English Education
July 2009 - June 2011
University of Canterbury
Field of study
  • Education

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Publications (22)
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EDRC publishes a double-blind peer-reviewed Quarterly Journal titled The Postmethod Pedagogy especially for college and university teachers, trainers, researchers, instructional designers, e-learning developers, and practitioners.
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English Education
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This qualitative study tried to explore the status of informal mentoring; strategies teachers used in mentoring; the tangible achievement of students because of informal mentoring: and the challenges mentors faced in mentoring at Govt. Teachers' Training College, Dhaka. The study employed semi-structured interview method with two Associate Professo...
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Reflection practice is one of the important tools that can help improve teaching skills of the intern teachers. Data were collected through employing semi-structured interview with six 7th semester intern-teachers and two teacher educators. The intern-teachers who were enrolled at Govt. Teachers' Training College, Dhaka in 4 years 8 semesters integ...
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The current study tried to explore how the teacher educators at Teachers’ Training College, Dhaka utilised the contexts in developing their undergraduate students’ English writing skills; how Contextual Teaching and Learning (CTL) helped improve students’ writing skills; and what challenges teachers and students faced in implementing CTL. This qual...
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The current study tried to explore the experiences the undergraduate students of Government Teachers’ Training College Dhaka (TTCD) gathered during COVID-19 pandemic. The researchers applied qualitative research methodology to delve deep into the research problem through qualitative approach. In order to collect data, the study conducted semi-struc...
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The current study tried to explore the status of continuous assessment (CA) or alternative assessment in secondary schools in Bangladesh and the issues related to the implementation of CA. The researchers chose qualitative methodology for the study as it is possible to delve deep into the research problem through qualitative approach. In order to c...
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The current study tried to explore whether Boot Camp was implementable in Bangladesh secondary schools or not; if the Boot Camp activities had any positive impact on the development of students’ English speaking skill; and what, according to the student participants were the more effective activities used in the camp. The researchers employed mixed...
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This study- Analysis of Bangladesh Secondary Teacher Education Curriculum: A Search for Digital Literacy has been conducted as part of our project activities under the project: “Promoting Media Literacy on Bangladesh” which we have been implementing since 2018 in the country under the support of Free Press Unlimited (FPU), a Netherlands based media...
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Mentoring is considered as an integral part of teacher education to change the attitudes and beliefs; and improve personal and professional knowledge and skills of teacher educators and trainees (Michael, 2008). The newly recruited teachers at all levels have to face different challenges in their work places in the areas of contents, pedagogy, reso...
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Use of behaviourism and constructivism to enhance English speaking skill of undergraduate students
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Facebook is a popular social media which can be utilized for achieving some educational goals. Keeping the popularity of facebook in mind, the researcher opened a facebook group named Spark English Language Club (SparkEL Club) with a view to improving English writing skill of the undergraduate students. At the beginning, it was a busy group posting...
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This study was undertaken to explore the philosophy of education in German novelist Hesse's famous novel Siddhartha. The content analysis method was employed to extract the educational philosophy from the novel. The study revealed that Hesse rejected the traditional jug-mug or banking theory of education and promoted participatory way of teaching a...
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Communicative Language Teaching (CLT) was introduced to class six in 1996 and then to other classes of secondary level on an incremental basis. CLT supportive textbooks were written and taught for more than one-and-a-half decades but the school leavers' performance in English especially in speaking was not considered satisfactory. The study experim...
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Communicative language teaching (CLT) was introduced to class six in 1996, and then to other classes of secondary level on an incremental basis. Although English teachers were trained to teach communicative English, it was a popular opinion that CLT had not been successful in Bangladesh. So, the present study tried to explore the ways how communica...
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Bangladesh has introduced a new curriculum in 2012 in the light of the Education Policy 2010. In the second year of the curriculum implementation, this study was conducted to check if the newly introduced curriculum was being properly implemented or not. Focus group discussion with 35 secondary teachers teaching in different schools and madrasas in...
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One of the objectives of Teaching Quality Improvement in Secondary Education Project (TQI-SEP phase-1) was to introduce participatory mode of teaching instead of traditional teacher-centered approach. During implementation of the participatory approach. Teachers and teacher educators demanded expansion of the class periods for fruitful and effectiv...
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Research indicates that assessment systems dictate classroom practices although they do not always have a positive impact on classroom behaviours....

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