IQAC-IUB Organized a Workshop on Online Assessment
A series of virtual workshops on ‘how can we assess our online students’ was held on August 5 & 7, 2021 organized by the Institutional Quality Assurance Cell, IQAC of Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB) with technical support from the Institute for Development of Online Learning (IDOL). This series of workshops was inspired by the IUB’s Vice Chancellor Tanweer Hasan, PhD and this is a part of his pathbreaking initiative of laptop distribution among the faculty members.
A total of 188 faculty members from 5 schools joined the workshops divided into four sessions spread over two days: 1. School of Business & Entrepreneurship (SBE), 2. School of Engineering, Technology and Sciences (SETS), 3. School of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences (SLASS), and 4. School of Environment and Life Sciences (SELS) and School of Pharmacy and Public Health (SPPH).
Pro-Vice Chancellor Professor Niaz Ahmed Khan put forth his few words of encouragement in the welcoming remarks.
Professor Yusuf Mahbubul Islam, Dean, School of Engineering, Technology & Sciences (SETS), IUB and Chairman, IDOL was the resource person in the workshop. He conducted the whole session and elaborated the contents by engaging the participants in an interactive web-based platform called Mentimeter. Professor Yusuf focused on the issue of online assessment, which is still a daunting experience for many of our esteemed educators. The Additional Director and In-Charge of IQAC-IUB Obydullah Al Marjuk facilitated the events.
Professor Meherun Ahmed, Dean, School of Business & Entrepreneurship (SBE), Professor Taiabur Rahman, Dean, School of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences (SLASS), Professor Shah M. Faruque, Dean, School of Environment and Life Sciences (SELS), and Professor J M A Hannan, Dean, School of Pharmacy and Public Health (SPPH) were also present in respective sessions and addressed the audience.