Department of English
Afroza Akhter Tina  Senior Lecturer
Name :
Afroza Akhter Tina
Employee ID
710001282
Designation
Senior Lecturer  
Department
Department of English
Faculty
Faculty of Humanities & Social Science
Personal Webpage
http://faculty.daffodilvarsity.edu.bd/profile/english/tina.html
E-mail
afroza.english@diu.edu.bd
Phone
029138234-5,029116774
Cell-Phone
01755654157

B.A. (Hons) in English, M.A in English (Concentration on Applied Linguistics and ELT), Jahangirnagar University

Certificate Course:

  • Completed the ten-week online teacher training course on Introduction to Pedagogy and Practices for Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages by U.S. Department of State, Office of English Language Programs and University of Oregon, College of Arts and Sciences, American English Institute during the period October 6 through December 12, 2014
  • Completed 6 hours professional development work on Shaping the Way We Teach English, Webinar Course 15
  • Statement of Accomplishment from The University of Michigan’s Online offering of Questionnaire Design for Social Surveys by Coursera
  • Completed two courses on Exploring English by British Council and How to Succeed at: Writing Applications by University of Sheffield offered by Future Learn(online)
  • Statement of Accomplishment from The University of Melbourne’s Online offering of Assessment and Teaching of 21st Century Skills by Coursera
  • Statement of Accomplishment with distinction from the S. Department of State and University of Oregon’s online offering of Shaping the Way We Teach English, 2: Paths to Success in ELT by Coursera
  • One-week successful certification assessment on ELT Teacher Training with British Council Bangladesh, English Team in 2013
  • Participated(Peer review) in An Introduction to Communicative Teacher Training with British Council Team Engreji-2013
  • 6th Advanced Training Course on Research Methodology-2012 jointly organized by Bangladesh Peace and Development Mission (BPDM) and National Academy for Educational Management (NAEM)
  • Completed the IELTS Examination Preparation Course with the British Council, Bangladesh at the Upper-Intermediate 1 (B2-1) Level

 

Trainings, Workshops and Seminars Attended:

 

  • Participated in a Talk on Translation Studies and Critical Thinking organized by Department of English, Daffodil International University, Dhaka on 8th April, 2017
  • Participated in a workshop titled“CLT: Its Present Scenario and Future Prospects in Bangladesh” organized by Department of English, Daffodil International University, Dhaka on 10th December, 2016
  • Participated in a workshop titled“Teaching Language through Story Telling” organized by Department of English, Daffodil International University, Dhaka on 3rd December, 2016
  • Participated in a workshop under the banner of IQAC, Self-Assessment Committee of Department of English, Daffodil International University (DIU) titled “Workshop 3: Preparing and Submission of Improvement Plan” on  October 08, 2016
  • Participated in a workshop titled “Curriculum Development & Materials Design for the Teaching of English at the Tertiary Level” organized by Department of English in collaboration with IQAC, Daffodil International University on 26th August, 2016
  • Participated in a workshop titled Sharing Survey Results of Self Assessment Process of English Department under IQAC" organized by Department of English, Daffodil International University, Dhaka on 13th June, 2016
  • Participated in a Seminar on “Social Awareness and Ethical Development of female students” on 26 May, 2016 at DIU Auditorium
  • Participated in an ELT Workshop on “Use of Technology in the ESL Classroom” by Russell Barczyk organized by Bangladesh English Language Teachers Association in Collaboration with the English Department, Southeast University Supported by the American Center, US Embassy Dhaka on 7 may, 2016
  • Participated in an IQAC Workshop on Pedagogy in Theory & Practice  by Shaptaparna Roy from India  on April 24, 2016 organized by Daffodil International University,Dhaka.
  • Participated in the third Seminar on Action Research at Daffodil International University on Thursday, 07 April, 2016 in DIU Auditorium
  • Participated in a workshop titled Self -Assessment and Improvement Plan and Peer Review Process organized by Department of English, Daffodil International University, Dhaka on 13th March, 2016
  • Participated in a Public Lecture by Professor Ania Loomba, titled Remembering Commune-ism under the Distinguished Scholar Series to be held on March 3, 2016 at the Auditorium of BRAC Centre Inn (2nd Floor), Dhaka
  • Participated in a workshop titled Assessment for Learning organized by British Council, Dhaka on 19th February, 2016
  • Participated in a workshop titled Use of Bangla Phonetic Alphabet (BPA) for Teaching English
    Pronunciation to Bengali Speakers organized by Department of English, Daffodil International University, Dhaka on 18th  February, 2016
  • Participated in a workshop titled Performance Optimization for Massive Growth jointly organized by Human Resource Development Institute (HRDI) and Career Development Center (CDC), Daffodil International University, Dhaka on 23rd December, 2015
  • Participated in a Conversation with Sudeep Sen on 24th November, 2015 organized by Department of English and Humanities, University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh.
  • Participated in a Dialogue with Aruna Chakravarti on 23rd November, 2015 organized by School of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, Independent University, Bangladesh.
  • Participated in a seminar on Language Skill in a Digital Age on 22 August, 2015 at DIU Auditorium.
  • Participated in a seminar on Practicing EFL Reading with Web-Conferences organized by Daffodil International University, Dhaka on 27th July, 2015
  • Participated in a workshop on Active Learning through Teaching Instructional Strategies organized by Daffodil International University, Dhaka on 19th May, 2015
  • Participated in a workshop on Listening Skill organized by Daffodil International University, Dhaka on 21st April, 2015
  • Participated in a workshop on Research Methodology organized by Daffodil International University, Dhaka on 12th April, 2015
  • Participated in the series of eight professional development workshops for ELT professionals organized by the American Center, U.S. Embassy, Dhaka from 22nd March to 13th April, 2015
  • Participated in a seminar on Design, develop, teach and manage online learning programs at Daffodil International University, Dhaka on 7th January, 2015
  • Participated in workshop on How Learning Works: Brain-Based Approach, and Best Practices for Teaching Writing at Daffodil International University, Dhaka on 6th December, 2014
  • Participated in a Presentation/Workshop on Employability, English and soft skills at Chitra, Hotel Sonargaon on 4th December, 2014 Organized by British Council
  • Participated in Bridging the Gap: Facilitating Student-Centered Learning-2014 at University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh(ULAB)
  • Participated in a 5-day training on Participatory Engaging Techniques (PET) by HRD Institute, from 11 September 2014 to 15 September 2014, facilitated by Yousuf M Islam, PhD Professor, Dept of Computer Science & Engineering and Executive Director, Human Resources Development Institute (HRDI) at Daffodil International University, Dhaka
  • Participated in the MOOC Facilitated Session on Shaping The Way We Teach English MOOC: Paths to Success in English Language Teaching at The American Centre, Dhaka
  • Participating in the BIL Workshop Series till date(continuing)
  • Participated in BELTA-IML Teacher Development Workshop-Teaching Writing: Assessment & Feedback-2014 at the Institute of Modern Languages, University of Dhaka
  • Participated in the BELTA-Presidency University-THT CPD Program-2013 on Creating Interactive Classrooms in ELT conducted by THT Specialists from Japan
  • Participated in the BELTA Advocacy Program on Educational Issues-2 on The Current Status of English Language Assessment in Bangladesh
  • Participated in the 2nd  ELT Workshop on Keeping it Interactive in the Classroom-Part-2 by the Office of English Language Programs of U.S. Department of State-2013
  • Participated in an ELT Workshop on Keeping it Interactive in the Classroom by the Office of English Language Programs of U.S. Department of State-2013
  • Participated in the International ELT Seminar on Teacher Effectiveness organized by BELTA and TESOL Arabia -2012
  • Participated in the 7th ULAB-THT-BELTA Program-2012
  • Participated in the South Asian Educators Program-2012 jointly organized by BELTA and The American Center

 

Conferences Attended:

  • Participated in a Two day International Conference on Redrawing Gender Boundaries in Literary Terrains organized by Department of English and Humanities, BRAC University on 18-19 May, 2017.
  • Participated in a Symposium on Teaching of English Pronunciation in Bangladesh: Issues and Practices organized by Department of English, Daffodil International University on January 14, 2017. Also participated as a Rapporteur in the Symposium.
  • Participated in an International conference on Magic and Literature organized by department of English and Humanities, University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh on May 27-28, 2016
  • Participated in the 1st National Conference on Embracing Graphicdemia: The role of Graphic novels and Comics in Academia organized by the Center for Language Studies(CLS), University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh on June 12, 2015
  • Participated in an International Conference on Gender, Diversity and Development organized by Department of Women and Gender Studies, University of Dhaka from 27th to 29th March, 2015
  • Participated in the 7th BELTA International Conference in 2015
  • Participated in An International Conference on The Great War and English Studies-2014 organized by Department of English, University of Dhaka
  • Participated(walk-in) in the First International Conference on Humanities and Social Sciences organized by Independent University of Bangladesh(IUB) in 2014
  • Participated in the National ELT Conference on ELT Programmes, Pedagogy and Research: Issues and Challenges jointly organized by EIA-DU-OU(UK)Research Collaboration Programme
  • Participated in the 6th BELTA International Conference in 2013
  • Participated in the International Conference on Teaching and Learning English through Technology organized by University of Dhaka-2012
  • Participated in the International Postgraduate Conference-2012 arranged by Jahangirnagar University, Savar, Dhaka
  • Participated in the 4th BELTA International Conference in 2007

ELT,Sociolinguistics,Research Methodology,Post colonial and American Literature

Journals:

 

  1. Tina, A. A. (2016). Enhancing English language learning through mobile technology: A Bangladeshi perspective. Bangladesh Research Foundation Journal, Volume 05, No. 01, [ISSN 2224-8404(Print), 2305-1566(Online)], 31-38
  2. Tina, A. A. (2016). Conversational Code Mixing among Jahangirnagar University Students: A Threat to Bengali or Not. Ars Artium, Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, Volume 4, [ISSN 2395-2423(Online), 2319-7889(Print)], 136-142
  3. Tina, A. A. (2013). A Psychoanalytic reading of Morrison’s The Bluest Eye.  Explorer, Journal of Faculty of Humanities & Law, IBAIS University 3, 155-164. 

Online Articles:

  1. Tina, Afroza Akhter 2014. ‘Double Colonization: A treatment over African women in Ngugi’s Petals of Blood’. International Journal of English: Literature, Language & Skills IJELLS, Volume 3, ISSUE 2, July 2014, ISSN # 2278 0742,
    http://www.ijells.com/volume-3-issue-2-july-2014/
  2. Tina, Afroza Akhter 2014. ‘The Nature and Effect Of Panopticon In Toni Morrison’s The Bluest Eye’. Research Scholar, Vol. 2, Issue II, June 2014, ISSN # 2320-6101, accessed 10 June 2014, http://www.researchscholar.co.in/downloads/3-afroza-akhter-tina.pdf.


Conference Proceedings: 

 

  1. Participated in the 4th International Conference on English Studies and the Marketplace organized by the Department of English, East West University, Dhaka, Bangladesh on February 19-20, 2016
  2. Tina, A. A. (2014). Bengali-English Code-Switching in the Commercial Signboards in Bangladesh: A socio-cultural impact of Internationalized English, Proceedings of the 12th Asia TEFL and 23rd MELTA International Conference (pp.106-113). Paper presented at the 12th Asia TEFL and 23rd MELTA International Conference: Malaysia, 28 – 30 August Kuching,Sarawak,Malaysia.
  3. Tina, A. A. (2014). The preferred learning style of a tertiary level learner: A study on New Model University College and IBAIS University, NELTA Conference Proceedings 2013 (Edited by Khagendra Raj Dhakal, Laxmi Prasad Ojha, Lal Bahadur Rana, Hima Rawal) (pp.156-159). Paper presented at the 18th NELTA International Conference: Nepal, 18-20 February Kathmandu, Nepal: Nepal English Language Teachers’ Association (NELTA).

 

Presented Papers:

 

  • Presented a Paper in the 5th National Conference of Teachers titled Potentialities of mobile learning in language teaching at Ahsanullah University of Science and Technology, 2016
  • Presented a Paper in The 10th International Symposium on Teaching and Researching EFL Writing organized by Taiyuan University of Technology, Taiyuan China, in September 23-25, 2016 titled Problems and possible remedies to develop academic writing skill at Higher Secondary level in Bangladesh
  • Presented a Paper in an International Conference on Teaching and Learning organized by Center for Pedagogy, Independent University, Bangladesh during April, 22-23, 2016 titled, The problems students face in developing writing skill: A study at tertiary level in Bangladesh
  • Presented a Paper in an International Conference on The River: Flows of Innovation and Exchange in the Global(i)zed English World organized by Department of English and Modern Languages, North South University, Bangladesh during March, 3-4, 2016 titled Conversational Code Mixing among Jahangirnagar University Students: A Threat to Bengali or Not
  • Presented a Paper in the International Conference on Diasporas and Diversities: Teaching English in a Changing World organized by Department of English, School of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences. Independent University, Bangladesh during November, 5-7, 2015 titled Phonetic and phonological problems encountered by Bengali speaking EFL learners: Causes and remedy
  • Presented a Paper in the International Conference entitled ICELL 2015: 17th International Conference on English Language and Linguistics held in Bali, Indonesia during October, 11-12, 2015 titled Use of oral communication strategies: A study of Bangladeshi EFL learners at the graduate level
  • Presented a Paper in the National Conference on The Machine in the Garden: Literature, Language and Technology in English Studies organized by Department of English, Daffodil International University on 19 September, 2015 titled Enhancing English language learning through mobile technology: A Bangladeshi perspective
  • Presented a Paper in the International Conference on Literature, Language & Community organized by Department of English, University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh on 10-11 July, 2015 titled A contrastive study of speech acts in Bengali and English
  • Presented a Paper in the Seminar on Challenges and Opportunities of Higher Education in the 21st Century: Bangladesh & Global Perspectives at Feni University, Feni, 2015 titled An investigation into the effect of personality and motivation on the second language learners at the S.S.C level in Bangladesh
  • Presented a Paper on Linguistic differences between male and female undergraduates of different universities in Bangladesh at the Spring Seminar 2015 on  Issues and Challenges in Teaching Tertiary Students at Daffodil International University, Uttara Campus
  • Presented a Paper in the Inspire Dews International Conference 2014 titled The problems students face in developing writing skill at the H.S.C level
  • Presented a Paper in the 2014 Asian Literacy Conference & 3rd National Conference of Teachers titled The Strategies of Teaching Academic International English Language Testing System (IELTS) in Bangladesh: An observation
  • Presented a Paper in the 12th Asia TEFL International Conference and 23rd MELTA International Conference on Bengali-English Code switching in the commercial signboards in Bangladesh: A socio cultural impact of Internationalized English
  • Presented a Paper in the 2nd International ELT Conference “The 21st Century Classroom: Directions, Issues and Changes” on Vocabulary learning strategies among (Bangladeshi) ESL learners and its relation to performance
  • Presented a Paper in the Third National Research Conference, 2014 on Code mixing and switching in face book: A Bangladeshi perspective
  • Presented a Paper on The Current Perspectives of Mobile Learning in the 19th International Conference of NELTA(Nepal English Language Teachers Association)-2014
  • Presented a Paper on Attitude towards Language Variation in the International Conference on Language and Communication(ICLC)-2013 in Nida, Thailand
  • Presented a Paper on Problems faced by the students at the tertiary level having Bengali medium background: A Study in the Department of English at IBAIS University in the 2nd National Research Conference-2013 jointly organized by NAEM and BPDM
  • Presented a Paper on The preferred learning style of a tertiary level learner: A study on New Model University College and IBAIS University in the 18th International Conference of NELTA(Nepal English Language Teachers Association)-2013
  • Presented a Paper on The Effectiveness of the Advanced Training Course on Research Methodology offered by NAEM & BPDM: A Study on 6th Batch in the National Research Conference-2012 jointly organized by NAEM and BPDM

 

Research Work:

  • Tina, A. A. (2014). Problems faced by the students at the tertiary level having Bengali medium background: A Study in the Department of English at IBAIS University. Bpdm Journal of Research, 2: 20-24.
  • Lailac, A. Mahmood, M. M., Tina, A. A., Khan, Md. A. A.  (2013). The Effectiveness of the Advanced Training Course on Research Methodology offered by NAEM & BPDM: A Study on 6th Batch. Bpdm Journal of Research, 1: 149-155.

Unpublished Research Work:

  1. Use of oral communication strategies: A study of Bangladeshi EFL learners at the graduate level
  2. A contrastive study of speech acts in Bengali and English
  3. An investigation into the effect of personality and motivation on the second language learners at the S.S.C level in Bangladesh
  4. Linguistic differences between male and female undergraduates of different universities in Bangladesh
  5. The problems students face in developing writing skill at the H.S.C level
  6. Vocabulary learning strategies among ESL learners and its relation to performance
  7. Code mixing and switching in face book: A Bangladeshi perspective
  8. The problem of Transience and Permanence in Keats’ Odes
  9. The Killer(s) of the Salesman in Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman
  10. Communicative Language Teaching at the S.S.C level: the relations of students’ reaction to their achievement (Dissertation of M.A Program)
  • MEVLANA Scholarship 2016/2017 to teach at Bulent Ecevit University, Zonguldak, Turkey
  • E-Teacher Course on Introduction to Pedagogy and Practices for Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages by U.S. Department of State, Office of English Language Programs and University of Oregon, College of Arts and Sciences, American English Institute during the period October 6 through December 12, 2014

 

  • Life Member of Bangladesh English Language Teachers’ Association (BELTA) (Membership ID 1833)
  • Life Member of Association for Development of Teaching, Education and Learning (ADTEL); Global Research & Development Services (Membership ID: ADTEL-M17421).
  • Member of International Economics Development Research Center (IEDRC) (Membership ID 90080733).
  • Member of Global Educators Network; Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language (GEN TEFL) (Membership ID GT160205)
  • Member of Bangladesh Research Publications Journal (BRP)
  • Member of The World Association of Authors and Researchers (WAAR)
  • Member of Bangladesh Research Foundation (BRF)
  • Member of Bangladesh Reading Association (BRA)
  • Life member of Bangladesh Peace and Development Mission (BPDM) Researcher Forum
  • Life member of Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB)(Membership ID 76)
  • Member of E-Teacher Ning Community (http://eteacher.ning.com)
  • Member of U.S. Department of State Alumni Services Online Community
    (https://alumni.state.gov)
  • # Served as a Lecturer in the department of English at IBAIS University since 19th June, 2011 to 8th September, 2014.

  • # Served as an Adjunct Faculty in the department of English at University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh(ULAB) from 20th May to 30th August, 2014(Summer).