Mohammad Shamsuzzaman

Dr. Mohammad Shamssuzman is an Associate Professor in the Department of English and Modern Languages, North South University, Bangladesh.

Must students learn studentship before they learn to learn?

Universities are not teaching entities, per se. Universities are, instead, transformative sanctuaries.

1w ago

For whom is student evaluation of teaching necessary?

What we euphemistically call student evaluation of teaching is, in fact, a “Customers Satisfaction Survey.”

2m ago

So, ChatGPT can write? Ahem!

The correlation between writing and technology is as old as writing, for writing IS technology.  Technological advances such as papyrus, the printing press, the mechanical pencil, the fountain pen, and  the typewriter have complemented writing.

1y ago

ChatGPT and Writing: A Deadly Combination!

When it comes to writing, ChatGPT is a BIG nothing

1y ago

Some Writing Instruction Re-considered

Writing is not an art suddenly discovered. It’s a craft gradually developed. Writing–both creative and critical– is formulaic, the way math is.

3y ago

2020 in Retrospect: Reinventing the university in a post-pandemic world

Why does the year 2020 still linger around? The Covid-19 pandemic has brought our civilisation to its knees this year. We’re already tired, scared, and hopeless.

3y ago

Covid-19 pandemic and the paradoxes of universities

We are almost at the tail-end of the year 2020. What a year this has been! We haven’t lived it.

3y ago

On Vocabulary in Writing

Back in the mid-90s when I was majoring in English literature at a public university in Dhaka, Bangladesh, I was a cricket buff. For the Bangladeshis, cricket was a transnational love affair in the 90s.

3y ago
June 10, 2024
June 10, 2024

Must students learn studentship before they learn to learn?

Universities are not teaching entities, per se. Universities are, instead, transformative sanctuaries.

April 6, 2024
April 6, 2024

For whom is student evaluation of teaching necessary?

What we euphemistically call student evaluation of teaching is, in fact, a “Customers Satisfaction Survey.”

May 6, 2023
May 6, 2023

So, ChatGPT can write? Ahem!

The correlation between writing and technology is as old as writing, for writing IS technology.  Technological advances such as papyrus, the printing press, the mechanical pencil, the fountain pen, and  the typewriter have complemented writing.

April 6, 2023
April 6, 2023

ChatGPT and Writing: A Deadly Combination!

When it comes to writing, ChatGPT is a BIG nothing

January 30, 2021
January 30, 2021

Some Writing Instruction Re-considered

Writing is not an art suddenly discovered. It’s a craft gradually developed. Writing–both creative and critical– is formulaic, the way math is.

December 31, 2020
December 31, 2020

2020 in Retrospect: Reinventing the university in a post-pandemic world

Why does the year 2020 still linger around? The Covid-19 pandemic has brought our civilisation to its knees this year. We’re already tired, scared, and hopeless.

November 23, 2020
November 23, 2020

Covid-19 pandemic and the paradoxes of universities

We are almost at the tail-end of the year 2020. What a year this has been! We haven’t lived it.

October 17, 2020
October 17, 2020

On Vocabulary in Writing

Back in the mid-90s when I was majoring in English literature at a public university in Dhaka, Bangladesh, I was a cricket buff. For the Bangladeshis, cricket was a transnational love affair in the 90s.

October 9, 2020
October 9, 2020

Covid-19 pandemic and the economics of higher education

Money can’t buy knowledge, but the knowledge industry of the modern world, centred in our universities, runs on money. Universities worldwide are money-strapped now.

September 6, 2020
September 6, 2020

Pandemic Pedagogy

The Covid-19 pandemic has altered all of our professional beliefs and behaviours. I used to believe, for example, that teaching is a flesh-and-blood experience and that human interaction is essential to education.

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