UGC Holds Series of Virtual Workshops
The University Grants Commission of Bangladesh (UGC) organized three batches of virtual workshops with teachers from public and private universities. The first and second batches were for Public Universities conducted on 23-25 November and 26-28 November while the third batch was for Private Universities held on 29 November-1 December. The workshop was entitled: Are your students engaged?, which looked at student active learning processes in online education. Professor Dr. Yousuf Mahbubul Islam, Dean, School of Engineering, Technology and Sciences, Independent University Bangladesh (IUB) facilitated the workshops. The main discussion points were: how to launch an online class, how to receive students' feedback, how to get students to ask questions, how to engage online students in peer teaching, and how to get students involved in online activities/active learning. IQAC Director Prof. Jude William Genilo, IQAC Additional Director Wazir Ahmad and CETL Director Mohammad Tareque Rahman attended the workshop.