Department of Law
Dr. Liza Sharmin  Dean
Name :
Dr. Liza Sharmin
Employee ID
710001567
Designation
Dean  
Department
Department of Law
Faculty
Faculty of Humanities & Social Science
Personal Webpage
https://faculty.daffodilvarsity.edu.bd/profile/law/sharmin.html
E-mail
deanfhss@daffodilvarsity.edu.bd, liza.eng@diu.edu.bd
Phone
Cell-Phone
01896034262

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.

Articles:

  • Sharmin, L. (2022). Designing Tailor-made Syllabus and Domain-specific Materials for the Learners of Health Science Area. Understanding Language through Literature and vice versa, Vol. 1
  • Sharmin. L., & Hossain, M.E. (2022). A critical examination of Kumaravadivelu's post-method pedagogy and its scope for application in ELT in Bangladesh. Green University Review of Social Sciences, Vol. 7, Issue 01 & 02
  • Oysharja Mahmud, L. N., & Sharmin, L. (2022). A Critical Attempt on the Pursuit of Happiness Considering Sherif Hetata’s Take on Global Culture Mirrored in The Cultures of Globalization. International Journal of Research and Analytical Reviews, Vol. 9, Issue 3, E-ISSN 2348- 1269, P-ISSN 2349-5138. Indian Journal, UGC approved, Impact factor-7.17.
  • Sharmin, L. (2020). Ensuring Equity in Language Teaching: Implementing English for Specific Purposes for Domain Specific Learners of Tertiary Level. DIU Journal of Humanities and Social Science, Volume 7, ISSN: 2305-0136.
  • Sharmin, L. (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.
  • Sharmin, L. (2020). 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), Volume 7, Issue 2, E-ISSN: 2348-1269, P- ISSN 2349-5138.
  • Sharmin, L. (2020). Enhancing Quality of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education: Teaching History to the Students Majoring English through Role Playing. American Academic Scientific Research Journal for Engineering, Technology, and Sciences, 67(1), 109-121.
  • Sharmin, L. (2020). Assessing Needs for Designing Tailor-Made English for Specific Purposes (ESP) Course for the Students of Computer Science and Engineering Domain. IJRAR- International Journal of Research and Analytical Reviews (IJRAR), 7(2), 397-407.
  • Sharmin, L. (2020). 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.
  • Sharmin, L. (2018). Perception of Students regarding Soft Skills and Hard Skills of the Most Influential Teachers in their lives. E- Journal on Language Practice and Technology. E-ISSN: 2289-7445, Pp 1-8.
  • Sharmin, L. (2016). Action Research in English for Specific Purposes: English Language for the Medical Students in Bangladesh. Asian Journal of Humanity, Art and Literature, 3(2), 147-158.
  • Sharmin, L. (2016). Instructional Design Principles for Business English Language Teaching at Tertiary Level. JOURNAL OF CREATIVE WRITING| ISSN 2410-6259, 2(2), 1-10.
  • Sharmin, L. (2011). Analyzing needs for designing a specific English language  course for medical students in Bangladesh. Stamford Journal of English, 6, 249-260.
  • Sharmin, L. (2005). Designing an ESP (English for Specific Purposes) course for the students of the Department of Law. Journal of Arts and Social Sciences, Volume 2, ISSN: 2309-0642, Gono Bishwabidyalay.
  • Sharmin, L. (2004). Concept of death in Tennyson’s Poetry. Journal of Basic and Social Sciences, Volume 1, Issue 1, ISSN: 2309-0642, Gono Bishwabidyalay.
  • Oysharja Mahmud, L. N., & Sharmin, L. (2022) Theorizing Exercise Book Exploring Trio Translation Theories by Jakobson, Derrida and Benjamin. DIU Journal of Humanities & Social Science, Vol. 9 (Accepted)

 

 

 

Books:

  • Karthikeyan, J., Sharmin, L. (2022). Voice Assistants: Future of Interaction. Royal Book Publication. ISBN: 9789391131198.
  • Sharmin, L. (2012). English for Nurses, Paramedics and Medical Assistants, Gono Prokashani, ISBN: 978-984-90124-3-6.
  • Sharmin, L, Rahman M. Mahbub. (2012). A Window to the Learners of English. Creative Publication, Dhaka, ISBN No: 978-984-90124-2-9

 

 

 

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 entitled ‘Outcome-based learning and students’ feedback’ at a training program arranged by IQAC, DIU entitled "Training for Trainers" on 9th April 2016.
  • Conducted a session entitled ‘Preparing Creative Questions’ at a training program arranged by IQAC, DIU entitled "Training for Trainers" on 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 Principles for Domain Specific English Language Learning’ in 2nd World Islamic Countries University Leaders’ Summit 2016 (WICULS)”, 14-19 November 2016 in Malaysia organized by 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 29th 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 Specific Purposes (ESP) course for the Medical Students in Bangladesh at International Summit on Employability and Soft Skills organized by DIU on 24th March 2017.
  • Conducted a Workshop on ‘English for Specific Purposes’ at 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 the Newspaper Reading Project in the 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’ at 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 the 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
  • Conducted a prestigious webinar on IATEFL Platform, Sharmin, L. (2021, Nov. 30). ‘Analysis of Learners’ Needs in Teaching English for Medical Purposes’ [Webinar of 1 hour]. IATEFL, ESPSIG, UK.
  • Delivered keynote speech titled ‘Harmonizing Teaching and Research: Application of Innovative Andragogy in Teaching of English Language and Literature in the Post-Pandemic Era’ at the two day-long conference tiled International Conference on English Language and Literature, Teaching and Research- A Global Perspective (ICELLTR) in collaboration with ELTAI and Holy Cross College, Trichy on 14th October 2022.
  • Chaired 2 sessions at the two day-long conference tiled International Conference on English Language and Literature, Teaching and Research- A Global Perspective (ICELLTR) in collaboration with ELTAI and Holy Cross College, Trichy on 14th and 15th October 2022.
  • Conducted a workshop, chaired a session, and presented a paper in collaboration with Mohammad Elius Hossain, Assistant Professor, titled “A critical examination of Kumaravadivelu's post method pedagogy and its scope for application in ELT in Bangladesh”. Green University Review of Social Sciences, Vol. 7, Issue 01 & 02 on October 2022.
  • Conducted International Workshop on “Effective Communication for the Engineers in Academia and Industry” arranged by the Department of Humanities and Sciences of Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering & Technology (Autonomous), Chittoor, Andhra Pradesh, India.
  • Presented a Technical Paper entitled ‘Implementation of Innovative Andragogy in Teaching of English Language and Literature by Harmonizing Teaching and Research at the 12th National Annual Quality Convention on Education (NAQCE) 2022 on 27th December 2022
  • Conducted a session entitled Enhancing Teaching Effectiveness as the teaching mentor for my colleagues at DIU
  • Conducted a session entitled Fostering Critical Thinking in Teaching as the teaching mentor for my colleagues at DIU

 

Translated a few songs of Kazi Nazrul Islam into English and published 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, May 23, 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 in The Monthly Gonoshasthaya

  • English for Specific Purposes (ESP)
  • Enhancing teaching effectiveness
  • Critical thinking and Problem solving
  • Excellence in Teaching Award in 2023 from Tazkera and Golam Mustafa Center for Teaching and Learning, DIU
  • Best Team Spirit Award for outstanding performance by Hon’ble Vice Chancellor, Daffodil International University, 2021
  • 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
  • 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
  • Chairman’s Award in 2016 for contributing to Daffodil International University
  • Scholarship from class five to university for the academic result

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