Dr Md Shaiful Islam Presented Paper at AsiaTEFL Conference 2023 in South Korea


Dr Md Shaiful Islam, Assistant Professor, Department of English and Modern Languages (DEML), School of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences (SLASS), Independent University Bangladesh (IUB) presented a paper entitled “Development of Proficiency in Speaking English as a Foreign Language through Self-regulated Learning” at the 21st AsiaTEFL International Conference 2023 held in Daejeon, South Korea during 17-20 August 2023. AsiaTEFL is the largest English Language Teachers’ Association in Asia that organizes annual conferences and webinars and publishes Scopus-indexed journal and books series. Numerous national-level English language teachers’ associations are affiliated with AsiaTEFL. In AsiaTEFL Conference 2023, over 730 onsite and online events, including paper presentations and workshops across 30 concurrent sessions, poster presentations, seminars, symposiums, and colloquia, were organized. Youngsuk YS Chi, the president of Elsevier, presented the keynote while Prof. Jihyeon Jeon from Korea, Prof. Phyllis Lian-Ghim Chew from Singapore, Prof. Peter de Costa from the USA, Prof. Andy Gao from Australia, Prof. Francisca Maria Ivone from Indonesia, and Prof. Tariq Elyas from Saudi Arabia joined the conference as plenary speakers to discuss the future of ELT. Prof. Masaki Oda (Japan), Prof. Qiufang Wen (China), Prof. Pragasit Sitthitikul (Thailand), Prof. Ramesh Nair (Malaysia), Prof. Jeongyeon Kim (Korea), Prof. Aurelio Vilbar (Philippines), and Dr. John Norris (from ETS) participated in the conference as featured speakers.