Department of English
Dr. Liza Sharmin  Associate Professor and Head
Name :
Dr. Liza Sharmin
Employee ID
710001567
Designation
Associate Professor and Head  
Department
Department of English
Faculty
Faculty of Humanities & Social Science
Personal Webpage
https://faculty.daffodilvarsity.edu.bd/profile/english/sharmin.html
E-mail
headenglish@daffodilvarsity.edu.bd, liza.eng@diu.edu.bd
Phone
Cell-Phone
01847140184

Degree: PhD (in Applied Linguistics and ESP)
Islamic University, Bangladesh
Year: February 2021
Result: Awarded  

Degree: M. Phil. (in Applied Linguistics and ESP)
Jahangirnagar University
Result: Part I completed

Degree: MA in English
Jahangirnagar University
Year: 1997 (exam. held in 2000)
Result: 2nd class

Degree: BA (Hons.) in English
Jahangirnagar University
Year: 1996 (exam. held in 1999)
Result: 2nd class

Examination    : Higher Secondary Certificate   
Board        : Dhaka
Year          : 1993
Result        : First Division


Examination    : Secondary School Certificate
Board        :  Dhaka
Year          : 1991
Result        : First Division

  • Participated in a training on Multilingual Education, organized by SEL at BIAM Auditorium from 6th to 8th February, 2014
  • Participated in a series of  workshops on Institutional Quality Assurance Cell   organized by UGC (As an additional Director, IQAC, GB) May to September (5-6 workshops), 2015
  • Participated in a training on Participatory Engagement Techniques organized by Daffodil International University at DIU Auditorium 6th September to 10th September, 2015
  • Participated in training on “Performance Optimization “organized by Daffodil International University at DIU Auditorium on 23rd December, 2015
  • Participated in a training on Teaching, Learning and Assessment GTI, BAU Mymensingh 3rd January to 7th January, 2016
  • Participated in a workshop on Research Methodology, DIU Hall organized by IQAC, DIU on 25th January, 2016
  • Participated in a day long workshop on “Curriculum Development and Materials Design” organized by the Department of English, DIU on 26th August 2016
  • Participated a day long workshop on “Technology for Education” on 26th May 2017 organized by HRDI, DIU.
  • Attended a training session entitled “Leadership unlimited” on 11th August 2017 organized by BSHRM
  • Completed Technology-Enhanced Teaching (CTEL 101)’ a three week long course, conducted by Professor Ahamed Mostafa of Perdue University, organized by HRDI
  • Completed the 2ndphase of training ‘ 'Certificate In Technology-Enhanced Teaching: Preparation Of Teaching Dossier (Ctet 201)' a three week long course, conducted by Professor Ahamed Mostafa of Perdue University, organized by HRDI, DIU
  • Attended series of workshop on OBE base Curriculum Designing organized by the Department of English and Daffodil International University
  • A session on ‘ISI/ Scopus Indexed Publications: Good, Bad and Ugly ways For Business, Management, Science, Social Science and Public Health Research’, April 2020 Organized by HRDI Team.
  • A session on ‘Qualitative Research Methods: Problem Identification and Critical Literature Review’ on July 2020, Organized by Research Unit, DIU
  • A workshop on "Qualitative Paradigm: Data Collection Methods and Data Analysis" conducted by Fariza Putch Behak, Associate Professor and Deputy Dean, Centre for Graduate Studies, University Sains Islam Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, on July 2020,Organized by Research Unit, DIU

English for Specific Purposes (ESP), Methods and Approaches in language teaching, Practice teaching techniques and observations, Syllabus designing, Materials development in English Language Teaching, Language planning and Policy,  Linguistics, Sociolinguistics, Enhancing teaching effectiveness, Critical thinking and Problem solving, Psycholinguistics,  Romantic poetry, Victorian poetry, Modern poetry, Drama, Essay, Novel etc.

Publications: 

  • A research paper on ‘Analyzing needs for designing a specific English language course for medical students in Bangladesh’, Stamford Journal of English, ISSN NO- 18189512, Volume 6, Summer2011.
  •  A research paper on ‘Concept of death in Tennyson’s poetry’ is published in the Journal of Basic and Social Sciences, 1st Volume, ISSN NO-2309-0642, Gono Bishwabidyalay.
  • A research paper on‘ Action Research in English for Specific Purposes: English Language for the Medical Students in Bangladesh’ in Asian Journal of Humanity, Art and Literature; Volume 3, No 2/2016 ISSN 2311-8636 (p); 2312-2021(e)
  • A research paper on “Designing an ESP ( English for Specific Purposes) course for the students of the Department of Law”  is published in the Journal of Arts and Social Sciences, 2nd Volume, ISSN NO-2309-0642, Gono Bishwabidyalay
  • A research paper on “Instructional Design Principals for Business English Language Teaching at Tertiary Level” is published in the Journal of Creative Writing, ISSN 2410 - 6259 Volume 2, ISSUE 2
  • A research paper on “Perception of Students regarding Soft Skills and Hard Skills of the Most Influential Teachers in their lives” published  in the E- Journal on Language practice and Technology 2018 in E-ISSN-2289-7445, Pp-1-8
  • A research paper on ‘From Remembering And Understanding Levels To Evaluating And Creating Levels: Enhancing Quality Of Teaching And Learning In Higher Education’, Global Scientific Journal: Volume 8, Issue 4, April 2020, ISSN 2320-9186
  • A research paper on ‘Assessing Needs For Designing Tailor-Made English For Specific Purposes (Esp) Course For The Students Of Computer Science And Engineering Domain’, International Journal of Research and Analytical Reviews (IJRAR), Volume 7 | Issue 2 | April 2020, E-ISSN 2348-1269, P- ISSN 2349-5138
  • A research paper on‘ Enhancing Quality of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education: Teaching History to the Students Majoring English through Role Playing’, American Scientific Research Journal for Engineering, Technology, and Sciences  (ASRJETS), SSN (Print) 2313-4410, ISSN (Online) 2313-4402 (2020) Volume 67, No  1, pp. 109-121
  • A research paper on ‘Innovative Academic Materials for Strong Professional Communication: Tailor made English for Specific Purposes (ESP) course for the Medical Students in Bangladesh’, in proceeding of in International Summit on Employability and Soft Skills organized by DIU on 24th March, 2017
  • Published a research paper entitled ‘English For Specific Purposes (ESP): Needs Analysis To Design Tailor-Made Course For The Students Of Health Science Area Of Bangladesh’, International Journal of Research and Analytical Reviews (IJRAR), E-ISSN 2348-1269, P- ISSN 2349-5138, Volume 7, Issue 2, May 2020
  • Developing Materials for Tailor-made ESP Course for the Students of Health Science Area, International Journal of Research and Analytical Reviews (IJRAR) Volume 7, Issue 3, E-ISSN 2348-1269, P- ISSN 2349-5138, 2020
  • Enhancing Quality of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education: Teaching History to the Students Majoring English through Role Playing, American Scientific Research Journal for Engineering, Technology, and Sciences (ASRJETS)I, Volume 67, Issue ISSN (Print) 2313-4410, ISSN (Online) 23, April 2020
  • My Paper entitled: Ensuring Equity in Language Teaching: Implementing English for Specific Purposes (ESP) for Domain Specific Learners of Tertiary Level has been accepted for publication in the journal of Humanities and Social Science, Daffodil International University.
  • My Paper entitled: Tailor-Made Course Designing in English for Specific Purposes: English for the Domain of Computer Science and Engineering has been selected for publication in International Journal of English Language and Literature Studies, a Q1 Scopus indexed journal.
  • English for Nurses, Paramedics and Medical Assistants, Gono Prokashani, Dhaka-1344, ISBN NO. 978-984-90124-3-6  (Published on September 2012)
  • English for the Lawyers, Grin Publishers, Germany
  • Co-authored a book entitled A window to the Learners of English, Creative Publication, Dhaka, Sole distributor Friends’ Book Corner, Dhaka 1205, ISBN no. 978-984-90124-2-9 (Published on June 2012)
  • Translated few songs of Kazi Nazrul Islam into English and publish in Little Mag and Daily Newspaper.
  • Translation of R.K. Narayan’s short story, ‘Shelter’ ( the Daily Ittefaq, January 11, 2008)
  • Translation of R.K. Narayan’s short story, ‘At the Portal’( the Daily Ittefaq, May23, 2008)
  • Translation of R.K. Narayan’s short story, ‘Char rupee’ ( Charbak, Little magazine)
  • Translation of ‘A Rare Gift’ from the Reader’s Digest;( The Monthly Gonoshasthaya, March-April 2006)
  • More than 5 translated articles The Monthly Gonoshasthaya

 

Paper presented and workshop conducted in Conferences and Seminars:

  • Presented a paper on ‘A Proposal: English Language for the medical students in Bangladesh’ in the 1st International Conference on English Language: Policy, Pedagogy and Practice (arranged by Stamford University, Bangladesh) on 9th July 2003.
  • Presented a paper on ‘ Analyzing ‘needs’ for designing a specific English language course for the medical students in Bangladesh’ in a seminar at Jahangirnagar University on 11 August, 2008.
  • Presented a paper on ‘Designing syllabus for the medical students in Bangladesh’ in a seminar at Jahangirnagar University on 22 October, 2008.
  • Presented a paper on English for Specific Purposes: its necessity and impact in a seminar arranged by the faculty of Basic and Social Sciences, Gono Bishwabidyalay, on 1st August, 2012.
  • Conducted a session on Outcome based learning and students’ feedback in a training program arranged by IQAC, DIU entitled "Training for Trainers" 9th April, 2016.
  • Conducted a session on Preparing Creative Questions in a training program arranged by IQAC, DIU entitled "Training for Trainers" 9th April, 2016.
  • Presented a paper on ‘Innovative English Language Course for the Students of Business Administration in Bangladesh’ in a 2 day long International workshop on "Need for change in the Course Curricula of Business School: Positioning Competency of Business School in BIMSTEC region" organized by the Department of BBA, DIU on 3 and 4 June, 2016.
  • Presented a paper on Instructional Design Principals for Domain Specific English Language Learning in 2nd World Islamic Countries University Leaders’ Summit 2016 (WICULS)”, 14-19 November 2016 in Malaysia organized University Sains Islam Malaysia (USIM) in Nilai, Malaysia.
  • Conducted a session on OBTL and Preparing Creative Questions in a training program arranged by IQAC, DIU entitled "Training for Trainers: Pedagogy, Bloom’s Taxonomy, ILO and Lesson plan and Student Centric Education, Investigative Study both Qualitative and Quantitative” on 29st December, 2016.
  • Conducted a session on Student Centric Teaching Method focusing Innovation in a training program arranged by IQAC, DIU entitled "Training for Trainers: Pedagogy, Bloom’s Taxonomy, ILO and Lesson plan and Student Centric Education, Investigative Study both Qualitative and Quantitative” on 31st December, 2016 .
  • Presented a paper on Innovative Academic Materials for Strong Professional  Communication:  Tailor made English for Specific Purposes (ESP) course for the Medical Students in Bangladesh in International Summit on Employability and Soft Skills organized by DIU on 24th March, 2017.
  • Conducted a Workshop on ESP in International Summit on Employability and Soft Skills organized by DIU on 24th March, 2017.
  • Presented a paper on “Implementation of Innovative Teaching Plan” being invited by
  • Award Committee of Innovative Teaching Learning Expo – 2017 at DIU on 24th August.
  • Conducted a workshop on "Using Newspaper outside Classroom" in the inaugural program of “Newspaper Reading Project" in Summer semester on 30 May 2017.
  • Presented a paper entitled “From Remembering and Understanding Levels to Evaluating and Creating Levels: Enhancing Quality of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education” in the 21st ICSQCC-2018 held at Permanent Campus, DIU.
  • Presented a paper entitled “ Perception of Students regarding Soft Skills and Hard Skills of the Most Influential Teachers in their lives” in the 2nd International Summit on Employability & Soft Skills (ISESS 2018) organized at University Sains Islam Malaysia (USIM).
  • Presented a paper entitled “Journey from Teachers to be Practitioners: Teachers’ Development for Ensuring English Language Learning through English for Specific Purposes (ESP)” in the 1st ever ESP conference organized by Center for Language Studies, University of Liberal Arts, Bangladesh on 9th November.
  • Presented paper in the International virtual conference on “Revitalizing Literature And Language Classroom [04 & 05 Dec 2020] entitled Developing Materials for a Tailor-made ESP Syllabus for the Nurses, Paramedics and Medical Assistants organized by Department of English(UAP), National College, Trichy, Tamil Nadu, India
  • English for Specific Purposes (ESP)
  • Enhancing teaching effectiveness
  • Critical thinking and Problem solving
  • Scholarship from class five to university for academic result
  • Chairman’s Award in 2016 for contributing Daffodil International University
  • TESOL Society of Bangladesh awarded me for presenting the Best PhD Paper in the "TESOL Quick Fire Presentation Competition" at the 1st International Virtual Research Conference on 19 December 2020
  • Eudoxia Research Centre, India presented me the Best Paper Presentation Award for my paper titled Instructional Principles for Designing Tailor-made ESP Syllabus for the Nurses, Paramedics and Medical Assistants on December 2020
  • Best Team Spirit Award for outstanding performance by Hon’ble Vice Chancellor, Daffodil International University, 2021

 

BELTA, Asia TEFL, TESOL Society, Bangladesh, Convener, EAP/ESP SIG, TESOL Society, Bangladesh

1st November 2020- Associate Professor and Head, Department of English, Daffodil Smart City, Daffodil International University, Ashulia

1st July 2016 – Associate Professor and Program Coordinator/ Associate Head, Department of English, Permanent Campus, Daffodil International University

1st October 2015- Assistant Professor, Department of English, Permanent Campus, Daffodil International University

July 2013 - Senior Assistant Professor and Head - Department of English, Gono Bishwabidyalay (University), Nolam, Savar, Dhaka

12th February 2009- Assistant Professor and Head- Department of English, Gono Bishwabidyalay (University), Nolam, Savar, Dhaka

15th June 2006- Senior Lecturer and Head- Department of English, Gono Bishwabidyalay(University), Nolam, Savar, Dhaka

4th April 2001- Lecturer - Department of English, Gono Bishwabidyalay (University), Nolam, Savar, Dhaka

Other Teaching Experience          : I have been teaching at Jahangirnagar University as a guest faculty since April 2014