Research Area :: Blended, Online & Digital Learning

Today is the age of digital technology. Blended, Online and Digital Learning is one of the key focus areas of the department as well as the university. The TVE department is in process of establishing a Centre for Innovation in Technology Enhanced Learning (CITEL) aiming to provide BOLD learning.

Leader of the Research Group: Dr Md Aktaruzzaman

Research Co-Lead: Rashedul Huq Shamim

Other Associated Faculties & Staff:

Related Publications

1. Haque, M. A., Raihan, M.A., & Clement, C.K., (2017). Compare the effectiveness of digital content teaching and traditional teaching to academic achievement: Reference to the selected technical school and college in Bangladesh, International Journal of Education and Evaluation, International Institute of Academic Research and Development (IIARD) Publishing Company,, Africa, Nov. 2016

2. Raihan, M.A. (January, 2017). Interface Design, Emotions and Multimedia Learning for TVET. 1st International Congress Global Circle for Scientific, Technological and Management Research (GCSTMR) in Association with GCSTMR, Sydney, Australia and Hosted by BOU, DU, IUT & DUET on 4-5 February 2017, p.22. (International Congress)

3. Kassim, K & Khan, M. S. H. (2017). Need for implementing Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) in developing country: a case of Uganda, Paper accepted at BERA annual conference, University of Sussex, Brighton, UK, 05-07 September, 2017

4. Khan, M. S. H., Nambobi, M., & Ali, M. S. (2017) Emerging possibilities of incorporating MOOC’s in TVET sector: a case of developing country. In Frank Giuseffi (Eds.), Handbook of Research on Self-Directed Learning Strategies in the Digital Age, IGI-global (USA), P. 22 - 47

5. M. A. Haque, M. A Raihan & Che Kum C, (2016) Comparison of the Effectiveness of Digital Content Teaching and Traditional Teaching to Academic Achievement: Reference to the Selected Technical School and College in Bangladesh. International Institute of Academic Research and Development Vol. 2 No.7 Pp 14-24.

6. F.A. Haolader, H. Simmer and W Ihbe. Online Teaching/Learning Materials: Concept, Design Principles and Development Tools. International Workshop on Blended Teaching: New Trends in Technical Education in the OIC Countries, held in Gazipur, Bangladesh on 21 to 24 November, 2016.

7. F.A. Haolader. Developing Teaching-Learning Materials. Seminar on Digital Content Design. Jhalokathhi Technical School and College (TSC), held in Jhalokathhi, Bangladesh on 18 June 2016.

8. Khan, M. S. H., Shamim, M. R. H, & Nambobi, M. (In press) Learning styles and online tools: How to construct an effective online learning environment, In A.V.Senthil Kumar (Eds.), Optimizing Student Engagement in Online Learning Environments, IGI-global (USA).

9. Khan, M. S. H., Nambobi, M., & Ali, M. S. (In press) Emerging possibilities of incorporating MOOC’s in TVET sector: a case of developing country. In Frank Giuseffi (Eds.), Handbook of Research on Self-Directed Learning Strategies in the Digital Age, IGI-global (USA).

10. Yasin, M., Khan, M. S. H. (2016). Possibilities of integrating Video-conferencing in teaching and learning contexts: an initial perspective, Paper presented at the Dhaka international business and social science conference (DIBSSRC), Dhaka, Bangladesh, 20-22 January, 2016.

11. Lawrie, G. A., Schultz, M., Bailey, C. H., Mamun, M. A., Micallef, A. S., Williams, M., & Wright, A. H. (2016). Development of scaffolded online modules to support self-regulated learning in chemistry concepts. In M. Schultz, S. Schmid, T. Holme (Eds.), Technology and assessment strategies for improving student learning in chemistry (pp. 1-21), Washington DC: Oxford University Press.

12. Mamun, M. A., Lawrie, G., Wright, T. (2016). Student Behavioural Engagement in Self-Paced Online Learning. In S. Barker, S. Dawson, A. Pardo, & C. Colvin (Eds.), Show Me the Learning: Proceedings of 33rd International Conference on Innovation, Practice and Research in the Use of Educational Technologies in Tertiary Education (pp. 381-386). Australasian Society of Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education (ASCILITE). 28-30 November 2016 Adelaide, Australia

13. Mamun, M. A., Lawrie, G., Wright, T. (2016). Factors affecting student engagement in selfdirected online learning module. The 21st century Science and Maths graduate: What is the place of our STEM graduates in the world? How do we prepare them? The 22nd Annual UniServe Science Conference- Proceedings of the Australian Conference on Science and Mathematics Education (ACSME), 28-30 September 2016, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia.

14. Asuma, B., Khan, M. S. H., & Clement, C. K. (2015). Constraints encountered by teachers to the implementation of Web-based learning in Uganda. Journal of engineering and technology, 12(2), 21-28.

15. Hasan, M., Khan, S. H., & Clement, C. K. (2015, 28-30 May). Emerging Trends of Using Open Source Technology for Sustainable Teacher Training Programme in Bangladesh. Paper presented at the World Conference on Technology, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Istanbul University, Turkey.

16. Raihan, M. A. (2014). Synchronous of ICT & Web-based e-Learning for improving the TVET skills in Bangladesh. A  Peer Reviewed International Journal of Asian Academic Research Associates (AARJSH) Journal of Social Science & Humanities, ISSN: 2278-859X, Vo. 1, Issue-30, Journal Impact Factor: Global Impact Factor (GIF) =0.50, Impact Factor from International Society for Research Activities (ISRA) = 2.015, and Index Copernicus Value (ICV) = 5.05, Retrieved from:

17. Wright, T., Lawrie, G., Mamun, A., Bedford, S., O’Brien, G., Dargaville, T., Schultz, M., Dickson, H., Thompson, C., Tasker, R., Williams, M. (2014). Linking Formative Feedback to Online Remedial Interventions in Large Chemistry Classes. 23rd IUPAC International Conference on Chemistry Education (ICCE), July 2014, Toronto, Canada.

18. Raihan, M. A., & Seung Lock, H. (2013). Blended-Learning in TVET for Empowering Engineering Students’ with Technological Innovations: A Case of Bangladesh. International Journal of Educational Science and Research (IJESR); ISSN (Print): 2249-6947; ISSN (Online): 2249-8052;   Impact Factor = 4.3912 [Year, 2015], NAAS Rating= 2.72 (Year, 2015);Thomson Reuters' RESEARCHERID Indexed & ISSN ACCREDITED,Vol. 3, Issue 1, pp.61-73, Retrieve from:

19. Raihan, M. A., & Seung Lock, H. (2013). Situation Analysis of Engineering Institutions for Interactive & Collaborative Web-based e-Learning: Case of Bangladesh. International Journal of Innovative Technology and Exploring Engineering (IJITEE), ISSN: 2278 - 3075 (Online); Impact Factor = 1.0, Vo. 2, Issue 3, pp. 48-53, Retrieve from the Website:

20. Raihan, M.  A., & Seung Lock, H. (2013). Integrating Web-based e-Learning in TVET to Enhance the Literacy and Socio-economic Condition for Sustainable Development of Bangladesh. International Institute for Science, Technology & Education (IISTE), Journal of Education and Practice ISSN 2222-1735 (Print), ISSN: 2222-288X (Online), Publishing from USA, UK, and Hong Kong, Impact Factor = 7.15 [Year 2012], Vol.4, (1), pp.1-12, Retrieve from:

21. Khan, M. S. H. (2013), Conceptions of, and approaches to, teaching blended context: a review of research. Paper presented at the 36th annual conference of the Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australia, HERDSA 2013, New Zealand, Auckland, 1st- 4th July 2013.

22. Raihan, M. A., Shamim, R. H., (2013) “Web-based Collaborative network & Facebook in TVET to Enhance Teaching-Learning: An Edusocial Perspective” International Journal of Engineering Sciences & Research Technology (IJESRT), ISSN: 2277-9655, Vol. 2, Issue 11, pp. 3353-3361.

23. Hasan, M. (2013, December 21–22). Facebook as Educational Tool: an Alternative to LMS in the Developing Countries. Paper presented at the 4th International Conference on Education and Information Management ICEIM-2013, Hydro Hotel, Penang, Malaysia.

24. Raihan, M. A., & Seung Lock, H. (2012). Designing interactive and collaborative e-Learning environments for TVET. Journal of Educational Research, Published by Educational Research Institute Kongju National University, Gong-Ju, Korea. ISSN: 1738-2246, Vol. 26 (2), pp. 177-201

25. Aktaruzzaman, M. & Muhammad, K. (2011). Impact of Computer Aided Instruction on Students Achievement in Educational Research and Statistics. International Journal of Computer Science Research and Application, 1(2), 2-11.