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Mohammod Moninoor Roshid, PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Language Education

Institute of Education and Research (IER), University of Dhaka, Bangladesh

Phone: Office: 880-2-9661900-ext (8238), Mobile: +8801716182922 (mobile), Email: moninoor@du.ac.bd

 

Profile

Dr. M. Moninoor Roshid is working as an Associate Professor at the Institute of Education and Research (IER), University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. He has recently completed his PhD in TESOL at Monash University, Australia. His PhD study focuses on university-industry relationship to develop graduates’ English as employability skills for international business communication (i.e. Ready-made garments business). Moninoor has been serving education and development industry in Bangladesh and Australia over more than a decade. Simultaneously serving University of Dhaka, he closely works with the British Council, UNICEF, Ministry of Education, Ministry of Primary and Mass Education, and Ministry of Religious Affairs as a consultant. His recent engagement with the British Council was ‘English and Digital Skills for Girls’ Education' (EDGE) project in collaboration with the Leeds University, UK and FDM, Nepal. Likewise, in Australia, he taught English to international students in Australian Catholic University under ELICOS program. In addition, he taught English to Australian migrants at Baxter Institute and AMES, Australia.

He has a number of research and publications on language education, graduate employment, higher education, workplace professional skills development, and intercultural communication in the form of journal articles (both local and international), book chapters, conference proceedings and reports.  His research interest includes language education, professional skills development, English for employment and development and higher education. 

 

Academic Qualifications

Doctor of Philosophy (TESOL and Applied Linguistics), 2014, Faculty of Education, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia

Master of Philosophy (ELT), 2009, Institute of Education and Research (IER), University of Dhaka, Bangladesh

Master of Education (Language Education, Thesis), 1999, Institute of Education and Research (IER), University of Dhaka, Bangladesh

Bachelor of Education (Honours, Language Education), 1998, Institute of Education and Research (IER), University of Dhaka, Bangladesh

 

Professional Certification

Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE), Australia

Certified in Working with Children Check, Australia

Certificate on Child Protection Awareness, the British Council

Police Check, Bangladesh and Australia  

 

Employment History in Bangladesh and Australia 

Full-time teaching experience in Bangladesh

Associate Professor, IER, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh, from 18 January, 2016 to till to date

Job responsibilities: Teaching ELT and language units, assessed students’ performance, designed curriculum as part of team.

Teaching unit/courses are: Theories of learning English as a Second Language (ESL), Language use and use of language in education, methods, approaches and principles of English language teaching (postgraduate level), and Developing Basic English communication skills (undergraduate level). 

Assistant Professor, IER, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh, from 10 January, 2011 to 17 January, 2016.

Job responsibilities: Teaching ELT and language units, assessed students’ performance, designed curriculum as part of team.

Teaching unit/courses are: Theories of learning English as a Second Language (ESL), Language use and use of language in education, methods, approaches and principles of English language teaching (postgraduate level), and Developing Basic English communication skills (undergraduate level). 

Lecturer, IER, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh, from 19 February 2006 to 9 January, 2011

Job responsibilities: Teaching ELT and language units, assessed students’ performance, designed curriculum as part of team.

Teaching unit/courses are: Theories of learning English as a Second Language (ESL), Language use and use of language in education, methods, approaches and principles of English language teaching (postgraduate level), and Developing Basic English communication skills (undergraduate level). 

Lecturer, Department of Education, Darul Ihsan University, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 17 September, 2002 to 18 February, 2006

Job responsibilities: Taught ELT and language units, assessed students’ performance, designed curriculum as part of team.

Teaching unit/courses were:  Foundation English (undergraduate level), English language teaching and learning (postgraduate level).  

 

Part-time teaching experience

Associate Professor, Southeast University, Dhaka, from 1 October, 2015, to till to date

             Job responsibilities: Teaching Research Methodology Course in MA in ELT

Lecturer, American International University-Bangladesh (AIUB), June, 2007 to June, 2008

Job responsibilities: Developing Basic English communication skills (undergraduate level). 

Lecturer, Dhaka International University, January-December, 2007

             Job responsibilities: Taught English for secondary English teachers

 

Training experience (Part-time)

Core Skills Trainer, the British Council, Bangladesh (December, 2015 to till to date) 

Job responsibilities: Providing core skills (21st century skills) training to school teachers and school leaders

Resource person (English), Teaching Quality Improvement in Secondary Education Project (TQI-SEP), Directory of Secondary and Higher Education, Ministry of Education.  

Job responsibilities: Providing training to English teachers working in government TTC, colleges and schools to prepare them as Master Trainers.

ESL Teacher, Australian Catholic University (ACU), Melbourne, Australia, from September, 2014 to March, 2015

            Job responsibilities: Teaching English for Academic Purposes (EAP), General English and IELTS preparation under ELICOS programs.

ESL Trainer, Baxter Institute, Melbourne, Australia, from July, 2014 to 23rd March, 2015

Job responsibilities: To train and assess scholastic performance of students for Certificates in Spoken and Written English (CSWE), and English as an Additional Language (EAL) CERT I, II, and III. Participate in validation and moderation of tests. Conduct student counselling.  

ESL Trainer, AMES, Australia, February-March, 2015

Job responsibilities: Providing English training for adult under the Adult Migrant English Program is funded by the Australian Government.

English Trainer, British Council, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2008

Job responsibilities: Developing teaching materials and training English Language Teachers worked at secondary level in rural Bangladesh under project of English for Teaching, Teaching for English (ETTE).

 

Research Experience

Associate Lead Researcher, English and Digital Skills for Girls (EDGE) project, the British Council, from November, 2015 to onwards  

Job responsibilities: Conducting baseline, midline and end-line survey, also monitoring and evaluation of the project.

Research Associate, Faculty of Education, Monash University, Australia, from October, 2014 to till to March, 2016

Job responsibilities: Analysing data and writing papers for publications in reputed international journals.

Lead Researcher, Becoming EFL teacher trainers: Identity formation and professional performance, NAEM funded project, from November, 2015- June, 2016

Job responsibilities: Leading the team for developing proposal, developing tools, collecting data, analysing data and writing report.

Co-researcher, Intercultural representation in the newly published English for Today textbooks, Funded by NAEM, Ministry of Education, 2014

                Job responsibilities: Analysing data and writing report.

Co-researcher: Vocational education and empowerment, funded by UGC, 2009

                Job responsibilities: Developing research proposal and tools for data collection.

Co-researcher: A Comparative Study of English Language Teaching between Bangla and English Medium Schools. Funded by NAEM, Ministry of Education, 2008

Job responsibilities: Developing proposal, developing tools, collecting data, analysing data and writing report.

Lead Researcher: A Comparative Study of Communicative English Courses Conducted by NAEM, ELTIP and BIAM,”NAEM, Ministry of Education, 2007.

Job responsibilities: Leading the team for developing proposal, developing tools, collecting data, analysing data and writing report.

Data collector: “Random Rapid Studies” under Female Secondary Stipend  Assistant Project-2,” conducted by Institute of Education and Research (IER), University of Dhaka. 2006

Job responsibilities: Visiting field, building rapport with participants and collecting data administering survey questionnaire.

 

Material Development Experience

Teacher Curriculum Guide for English teachers, National Curriculum and Textbook Board (NCTB), SESIP, Bangladesh.  

Localising Core Skills training materials developed by the Imagine Education, UK for the British Council, Bangladesh, January, 2016

Developing Training Manual for New Head Teacher at Primary level, UNICEF and Ministry of Primary and Mass Education, 2008

Developing Leaflet for Sub-cluster training, Ministry of Primary and Mass Education, Bangladesh, 2008

Developing Resource Book for Conducting English Language Teachers’ Training for Bangla Medium Schools (Secondary Level), British Council, Dhaka: Bangladesh, 2007

Developing Manual of Resource Book for Conducting English Language Teachers’ Training for Bangla Medium Schools (Secondary Level), British Council, Dhaka: Bangladesh, 2007

 

Selected publications

Book

Begum, M., Roshid, M. M., & Banu, M. S. (2005), Developing English Language Skills, Students Wave, Dhaka: Bangladesh.

Refereed book chapters

Roshid, M. M. (2016, accepted), Economic promises of English: The question of development, In Chowdhury, R. Sarkar, M., Mojumder, F. & Roshid, M.M. (Eds.), Engaging in educational praxis: Connecting policy and practice in Bangladesh, Springer, Singapore.

Roshid, M. M., Haider, M.Z., Begum, H.A., (2016, accepted), in Bao, D. (Ed.), Creative concerns in ELT materials development: Looking beyond current practices, Multilingual Matters, Bristol, UK.

Roshid, M. M., Siddique, M.N. A., Sarkar, M.,  Mojumder, F.A., & Begum, H.A. (2015), Doing Educational Research in Asia: Contextualizing Western Methodology in Bangladesh, In Kenway J., Zhang, H. & Chan, P.W.K. (Eds.), Asia as Method in Education Studies: A Defiant Research Imagination,  NY: Routledge. (See http://routledge-ny.com/books/details/9781138785960/)

Roshid, M. M. (2014), Pragmatic strategies of ELF speakers: A case study in international business communication, In Chowdhury, R. & Marlina, R.(Eds), Enacting English across borders, Newcastle upon Tyne UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

Roshid, M.M. (2014), Struggles, challenges and opportunities: Stories of an international PhD student, In Brown, J. (Eds.), Navigating international academia, Rotterdam, Netherlands: Sense Publishers, pp.99-110.  See https://www.sensepublishers.com/catalogs/bookseries/other-books/navigating-international-academia

Malak, M. S., Begum, H.A., Habib, A., Banu, M.S. & Roshid, M. M. (2014), Inclusive education in Bangladesh: Are the guiding principles aligned with successful practices, In Hongzhi Zhang, H, Chan, P.W.K. & Boyle, C. (Eds.),  Equality in Education: Fairness and Inclusion, Rotterdam, Netherlands :Sense Publishers, pp.107-124.  See https://www.sensepublishers.com/catalogs/bookseries/other-books/equality-in-education-fairness-and-inclusion

Roshid, M. M. & Webb, S. (2013), From workplace learning to work integrated learning for English communication skills: Professional development in the international business sector, in Research and Educational Change in Bangladesh, Greenwood, J., Everatt, J., Kabir, A.H., &  Alam, S. (Eds.), University of Dhaka, Dhaka Bangladesh, pp. 115-134.

Refereed Journal articles

Roshid, M. M., Webb, S., & Chowdhury, M. R. (in progress), Economic globalization and employability: Do higher education in Bangladesh meet expectations of business professionals? Journal of World Business.

Roshid, M. M., Chowdhury, M. R., & Webb, S. (in progress), E-mail communication: A discourse analysis of e-mails in an ELF corporate setting, English for Specific Purposes.

Roshid, M. M. & Chowdhury, M. R. (2013) English language   proficiency and employment: A case study of Bangladeshi graduates in Australian employment market, Mevlana International Journal of Education (MIJE), Vol. 3(1), pp. 68-81, 1 April, 2013, Available online at http://mije.mevlana.edu.tr/

Roshid, M. M. (2009). Performance of teachers in implementing the communicative approach in English classes at the secondary level : An evaluative study. Teacher's World, 33-34, 177-186.

Roshid, M. M., H. Zulfiqur & Mian A. R.,(2009), A Comparative Study of Communicative English Courses Conducted by NAEM, ELTIP and BIAM, NAEM Journal.

Roshid, M. M., (2005-2006), Gender Neutral Language in English: Problems and Solutions, Journal of Institute of Modern Languages, University of Dhaka.

Roshid, M. M., Akhter, S. T. & Akbar. S., (2006), Higher Secondary Female Stipend Project: A Milestone in the Development of Female Education in Bangladesh, Teachers’ World, University of Dhaka

Roshid, M. M., (2004), First Language Acquisition and Its Theories, Journal of Darul Ihsan University Studies, vol.

Ehsan, A., Akbar, S. & Roshid, M. M.,(2003), Word Acquisition Process from the Bengali Textbook of Grade V of Primary Level: A Study, Dhaka Biswabidyalaya Patrica, University of Dhaka.

 

Conference Presentations

Roshid, M. M. (2015), Higher education and employment in global businesses:  English communication skills for graduate employment, Dhaka: Southeast University, 10 October.

Roshid, M. M. (2015), Interplay between language and power in business communication, BELTA conference, Rajshahi, 11 September.

Roshid, M. M. (2014), Communicating in the workplace: The need for professional skills in an international business setting, MERC Annual Conference, 4 July, Monash University, Australia.

Roshid, M. M (2013), From ELF to ELFB: Pragmatic strategies of  ELF speakers in intercultural business communication, MERC Annual Conference, Monash University, Australia

Roshid, M. M. (2012). What makes e-mail communication effective? A discourse analysis in an international business sector, ICT for Language Learning - Conference Presentations – Pixel, Florence, Italy, 15-16 November, 2012,http://conference.pixel-online.net/ICT4LL2012/common/download/Paper_pdf/459-LSP19-FP-Roshid-ICT2012.pdf

Roshid, M. M. (2012), Workplace learning: a way of enhancing English communication skills of RMG workforce for international business, 3rd English for Business and Technology International Conference, Brunei, 24-25 October. Organised by Institut Teknologi Brunei. See  http://www.itb.edu.bn/e4bt/E4BT2012%20Programme%20Book%20.pdf

Roshid, M. M. (2012), “100% cotton and 100% English”: A comparative analysis of spoken and written English communication in the international readymade garments business in Bangladesh, MERC Annual Conference, 6 July, Melbourne, Australia.

Roshid, M. M. (2012) “My foreign customers might think that we are uncivilized”: Intercultural competencies in Readymade Garments business communication in Bangladesh, MERC Annual Conference, 6July, Melbourne, Australia.

Roshid, M. M., (2011), English for International Business: Reflection of a Corporate Setting in Bangladesh, MERC Annual Conference, Melbourne, Australia.

Siddique, N.M., Begum, H., Roshid, M. M., Sarker, M.A., Mojumder, F.A (2011), Doing Educational Research in Asia: Contextualizing Western Methodology in Bangladesh, AARE conference, Hobart, Australia.  http://publications.aare.edu.au/11pap/papers_pdf/aarefinal00638.pdf.

Roshid, M. M., (2010), English in corporate settings: A study of standards and expectations, MERC Annual Conference, Melbourne, Australia.

Roshid M. M. & Chowdhury, M. R. (2010). Globalisation and English Language: Impact on Employment of Bangladeshi University Graduates in Australian Job Market. 4th International Academy of Technology, Education and Development (IATED) Conference, Valencia, Spain. 8-10 March, 2010. http://library.iated.org/view/ROSHID2010GLO.

S M Hafizur Rahman, Mohammad Nure Alam Siddique, Syeda Tahmina Akhter, Mohammod Moninoor Roshid, Foez Ahmed Mojumder (2010), Higher education: current issues and challenges, Global Education Systems Day, Melbourne, Australia.

Roshid, M. M., (2010), Impact of globalization on ELT in Bangladesh: Perspective from Economics of language on employment, 1st Symposium on international Research Collaboration, 25 February, 2010, Monash University, Melbourne.

 

Thesis supervision

A Study of English Teaching-Learning Process at the Lower Secondary Level.

A Critical Study of Present Trends of Female Stipend Project at      the Secondary Level.

A Study to Identify the Nature and Design of Education System of Slums Children.

Attitude Assessment of Teachers and Students towards Textbook of Social Science of Grade V at the Primary Level.

A Critical Study of Teaching-Learning Process of Social Science at the Ebtadae Level of Madrasah Education.

 

Scholarships received

Monash International Postgraduate Research Scholarship (MIPRS), 2010

Monash Graduates Scholarship (MGS), 2009

Egyptian Government Scholarship, 2004

 

Scholarships nominated

Japan Monbukagakusho schoalrship, 2002

Cambridge Commonwealth Scholarship, 2003

Brunei Government Scholarship, 2004

Indian Government Scholarship, 2004

 

Leadership skills and community services

International Students’ Officer (elected), Monash Postgraduate Association (MPA), Monash University, Australia. June, 2011-June, 2012

Convener: Monash Education Research Community (MERC), Faculty of Education, Monash University. Australia. January, 2011, December, 2011

International Students’ Representative, Social Inclusion Committee, Faculty of Education, Monash University, Australia, July, 2011 to December, 2012

General Secretary, Bangladesh Students Association of Monash University, Melbourne, 2010-2011

 

Training received

Nvivo-9, Basic and advanced, QSR, Monash University, Australia, 2011

Training on English for Teaching: Teaching for English (ETTE) as a Trainer held in Kazakhstan from 14-24 November, 2008, Organized by British Council, Kazakhstan.

Training of the Trainers (TOT) on Inclusive Education under Teaching Quality Improvement in Secondary Education Project (TQI-SEP), Directory of Secondary and Higher Education, Ministry of Education from April 15- 26, 2007

Communicative English, Bangladesh Institute of Administration and Management (BIAM), 2002

 

Professional Memberships

Australian Association for Research in Education (AARE), Australia

Bangladesh English Language Teachers Association (BELTA), Bangladesh

Monash Education Research Community (MERC), Australia

Afro-Asia Pacific Association for Applied Linguistics

Bangladesh Association for Educational Research (BAER)

 

Country visited

Australia, Switzerland, Italy, France, Austria, Germany, Egypt, India, Kazakhstan, Nepal, Malaysia, Singapore, Brunei, Sri Lanka, Nepal

 

References

Professor Susan Webb, Faculty of Education, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia, Email: susan.webb@monash.edu

Dr Raqib Chowdhury, Academic Language & Literacy Development Advisor, Faculty of Education, Monash University, Clayton, VIC 3800 Australia, Email: raqib.chowdhury@monash.edu;  Phone: +61-03-9905 5396+61-03-9905 5396 (Work).

Professor Dr Abdul Awal Khan, Ex-Director, Institute of Education and Research (IER), University of Dhaka, Bangladesh, Email: director.ier@du.ac.bd; Phone +8801911449966 (Mobile)