Professor AMM Hamidur Rahman. Dean, Faculty of Humanities and Social Science along with the participants of the day-long academic activities of the Department of English

A day-long academic activities of the Department of English was held at the Permanent Campus of DIU in Ashulia on September 09, 2019 (Monday) from 10 am to 05:00 pm.All the teachers of the Department from all three campuses participated in the activities like workshop, seminar and Academic Committee Meeting.

There were total three workshops. First workshop was on “Corrective Feedback and Error Treatment”, which was facilitated by Professor AMM Hamidur Rahman. On that workshop he talked about different types of feedback and correct way of giving feedback to the students using ‘correction symbols’. A few suggestions of error treatment and tips for giving useful feedback were also given by him. The workshop ended with an activity where all the faculty members gave feedback on a written piece using correction symbols.

The second workshop was on “Quality Control: Rubrics to Evaluate Students’ Performance”, which was facilitated by Md. RakibulHasan Khan and AfrozaAkter Tina. Purpose and goals of rubrics were discussed and rubrics for broad questions, short questions and presentation were presented.

The final workshop was on “KPI of Scopus Publications in 2019”. This one was a follow-up workshop where every teacher updated their status of Scopus publications. And it was facilitated by Md. RakibulHasan Khan and Subrata Chandra Mozumder.

After the workshops, a seminar on “Conference Experience at VIT” was held where Dr. Binoy Barman shared his experience of attending an international conference in Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT), Tamilnadu, India, on 16-17 August 2019 as a keynote speaker from DIU, Bangladesh. He presented a paper and was also the Chief Guest in the inaugural ceremony of the conference where the Chancellor of VIT - Dr. G. Viswanathan was present.

Following the lunch, the Academic Committee Meeting of Fall 2019 of the Department of English was held. Total 25 agenda were discussed in the meeting and the committee took some important decisions for the betterment of the Department as well as the University.

One of the main objectives of arranging this day-long activities in PC was to strengthen the boding of teachers with the Permanent Campus. The whole activities took place in the Green Garden.  

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