Center of Excellence in Higher Education
The First Private University in Bangladesh

Ms. Sakiba Ferdousy

Full Time Faculty
Senior Lecturer

M.A. in TESOL, University of Nottingham, UK
M.A. in English Literature, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh
B.A. (Hon’s) in English, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh

 
 

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Email: sakiba.ferdousy@northsouth.edu

Curriculum Vitaecv.pdf

 

Ferdousy, S. (2017). Perception of Teachers about Use of Differentiated Instruction in              English Language teaching at the Tertiary level. Crossings: ULAB Journal of English Studies. Vol. 8 (1).

 

Ferdousy, S. (2015). Tertiary level English language Learners Beliefs about Learning English language,  Stamford Journal of English, Summer 2015.

 

Ferdousy, S (2009-2010). A study of Racism and Identity Crisis in The Crooked Neem Tree,” Stamford Journal of English, a journal of the Department of English, Stamford University Bangladesh, Volume 5; ISSN 1818-9512.

 

Ferdousy, S. (2006-2007). Sex and Social Power in Arundhoty Roy’s The God of Small Things,” Harvest, a journal of the Department of English, Jahangirnagar University, Volume 22, ISSN 1729-8326.

 

Ferdousy, S. (2006) Liberal Humanism and the Concepts of Race in E.M. Forster’s A Passage to India,” Journal of Sociology, University of Dhaka.

 

Al-Quaderi, G.G., Bashir, A., & Ferdousy, S. (2006). Comprehending English Prose:

Dhaka University English Department Scenario. Spectrum, Journal of the Department of

English, University of Dhaka, 4, 115-137.

 

 Bashir, A., & Ferdousy, S. (2006). Problems and Strategies of Teaching English in

 LargeClasses at Universities in Bangladesh. Stamford Journal of English,

 StamfordUniversity Bangladesh, 2, 38-52.

North South University Research Grant for presenting Use of Andragogy in English Language Teaching at Private Universities of Bangladesh, The 2nd International Conference on “Language, Literature, Culture”, organized by Burapha University, Department of Western Language, 20-21 August, 2015, Pataya, Thailand.

Awarded gold medal by the Prime Minister for otstanding achievement in H.S.C (18th in combined Merit list, Dhaka Board) in 1995

Awarded president's gold medal for outstanding achievement in S.S.C (13th in Merit List, Dhaka Board)in 1993

 

  • M. A. in TESOL (Teaching of English to Speakers of Other Languages), Merit, 2013, University of Nottingham.
  • M. A. in English Literature, 1999, 2nd Class (4th Position, [none got first class]), Department of English, University of Dhaka.
  • B.A. (Honours) in English, 1998, 2nd Class (6th Position, [none got first class]), Department of English, University of Dhaka. 
  • Higher Secondary Certificate (H.S.C.), 1995, 1st Division, (18th stand in the combined merit list), Humanities group, Dhaka Board, Viqarunnisa Noon College, Dhaka.
  • Secondary School Certificate (S.S.C.), 1993, 1st Division, (13th stand in the combined merit list), Humanities group, Dhaka Board, Ideal School & College, Dhaka.  

 

 

  • Senior Lecturer, Department of English and Modern Languages, North South University, Bashundhara, Dhaka (since 1 February 2014 to date)
  • Assistant Professor, Department of English, Bangladesh Islami University, Dhaka (since 8 October 2012 to 31 January, 2014).
  • Assistant Professor, Department of English, American International University-Dhaka (AIUB) (since 1 January 20007 to October 2010; study leave since October 2010-June 2012).
  • Part-time teacher, Department of Zoology, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh (since 1 October 2005 to November 2010).

Paper Presentations in International Conferences:

 

March 4, 2016:

The Belief and Use of Andragogy in English Language Teaching, in the International Conference on “The River: Flows of Innovation and Exchange in the Globali(i)zed English World”, organized by North South University, Department of English and Modern Languages, March 3-4, 2016, Bashundhara, Dhaka.

 

 

19 February 2016

Bridging the gap between the beliefs of Adult Learners and their Teachers about English Language Learning, The 4th International Conference on “English Studies and the Marketplace” organized by East West University, Department of English, 19- 20 February 2016, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

 

21 August, 2015

Use of Andragogy in English Language Teaching at Private Universities of Bangladesh, The 2nd International Conference on “Language, Literature, Culture”, organized by Burapha University, Department of Western Language, 20-21 August, 2015, Pataya, Thailand.

 

Teacher Roles in Fostering Learner Autonomy, 8th International SLELTA Conference on English Language Teaching in the 21st Century: Local Identities and Global Realities, organized by Sri Lanka English Language Teachers Association, 3-5 October 2014, Colombo, Sri Lanka.

 

Use of Learner autonomy in teaching English language at the tertiary level of Bangladesh, The 18th International Conference on “Transformations in ELT: Contexts, Agents and Opportunities” organized by Nepal English Language Teachers’ Association (NELTA), 16-18 February 2013, Lalitpur, Kathmandu, Nepal.

 

The Use of Differentiated Instruction Strategy in Secondary Schools of Bangladesh, 20th MELTA (Malaysian English Language Teaching Association) International Conference, 30 May to 1 June 2011, Primula Beach Resort, Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia.

 

Investigating the use of Differentiated Instruction Strategy, MELTA  National Colloquium on Graduate Research in English Language Education, 30 May 2012, University of Nottingham Teaching Centre, Chulan Towers, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

 

The Status Dilemma of English in the Education Policy of Bangladesh: A Pragmatic Appraisal, 19th MELTA  International Conference,  17-18 June 2010, Four Points Sheraton, Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia.

 

Large Class Size: an Impediment to Effective Language Teaching and Class Management, Third International Conference on The Effective Teaching of English in Bangladesh: Pedagogy and Best Practices” organized by Stamford University Bangladesh,  09 July 2005.

Participation in Workshops and Conferences/Seminars

 

 

Workshop on “Introduction to SPSS”, School of Education, University of Nottingham, Malaysia Campus, 15, 22, 29 October, 5, and 12 November 2011.

 

Workshop on Dissertation Writing, School of Education, University of Nottingham, Malaysia Campus, 7 September 2011.

 

Workshop on “Interdisciplinary Research, Research Proposal Writing, Research Grant Writing and Project Management”, Graduate School, University of Nottingham, Malaysia Campus, 07-11 February 2011.

 

Training on Research Methodology organized by the Center for Advanced Research in Humanities, University of Dhaka, June 2005.

 

The English Language Teacher Training Programme on “Teaching Strategies for the ESL Classroom” conducted by teacher training specialists from the USA and Japan, organized by BELTA, 25-30 March 2005.

 

 

 

Other Professional Experiences

 

  • Coordinator, Department of English, Bangladsh Islami University, Dhaka. (Since 6 July 2013 to date).
  • Coordinatior, AIUB Literary and Cultural Committee, Department of English, American International University-Bangladesh (AIUB).

Learner autonomy

Andragogy

Post modern Literature