Professor Dr. Fakrul Alam, Pro-vice Chancellor of East West university delivering his speech at the workshop on “Teaching Close Reading” at Daffodil International University organized by its Institutional Quality Assurance Cell
The fourth workshop on “Teaching Close Reading” was held on 20 March, 2018 at the Digital Classroom, Level 4, Daffodil Tower, Sobhanbag as a part of the ongoing quality assurance process implemented at Daffodil International University by its Institutional Quality Assurance Cell. The facilitator of the session was Professor Dr. Fakrul Alam, Pro-vice Chancellor of East West university .
Vice Chancellor of DIU, Prof. Dr. Yousuf Mahbubul Islam hands over a memento to Professor Dr. Fakrul Alam, Pro-vice Chancellor of East West university at the closing ceremony of the workshop
After the introduction of the resource person by Ariful Islam Laskar, member, SA Committee, IQAC, Prof. A.M.M. Hamidur Rahman, Dean, FHSS delivered the welcome speech. Prof. Dr. A.K.M. Fazlul Haque, Director of IQAC,DIU and Associate Dean, Faculty of Engineering made a brief speech. The Honourable Vice Chancellor of DIU, Prof. Dr. Yousuf Mahbubul Islam said a few words on the importance of developing a good reading habit. He also thanked the resource person Professor Dr. Fakrul Alam for his gracious presence.
Distinguished guests along with the participants of the workshop pose for a photograph
Professor Alam discussed elaborately on the goal of the close reading and how the teachers should implement it in classroom teaching. He also mentioned that the purpose of close reading was to foster independent readers who would be able to explore minutely the depths of a text by considering only the text itself.
A good number of faculty members from DIU as well as other universities were present in the session. A body of the students from DIU and public universities from around the capitalalso crowded the session. The lively session ended with the vote of thanks by Assistant Professor and Head of the Department of English, Mr. Md. Rakibul Hasan Khan.