Research Area :: Instructional Technology and Communication Skills

Instructional technology and communication is the core part of teaching-learning in the TVE department of IUT. We have a range of faculty members who has sufficient level of expertise in this particular area. The audio-visual lab and the language lab are available to conduct action research and thereby improve teaching-learning and associated practicums.

Leader of the Research Group: Dr Md Abu Raihan

Research Co-Lead: Dr Faruque A. Haolader

Other Associated Faculties & Staff:

  • Prof Dr Che Kum Clement
  • Dr Shahadat H. Khan

Related Publications

1. Mamun, M. A., Lawrie, G., & Wright, T. (2022). Exploration of learner-content interactions and learning approaches: The role of guided inquiry in the self-directed online environments. Computers & Education, 178, 104398.

2. Mamun, M. A., Hossain, M. A., Salehin, S., Khan, M. S. H., & Hasan, M. (2022). Engineering students' readiness for online learning amidst the COVID-19 pandemic: Scale validation and lessons learned from a developing country. Educational Technology & Society, 25 (3), 1-18.

3. Mamun, M. A., Azad, M. A. K., al Mamun, M. A., & Boyle, M. (2022). Review of flipped learning in engineering education: Scientific mapping and research horizon. Education and Information Technologies, 27 (1), 1261-1286.

4. Mamun, M. A. A. (2022). Fostering self-regulation and engaged exploration during the learner-content interaction process: the role of scaffolding in the online inquiry-based learning environment. Interactive Technology and Smart Education. Article in press.

5.  Hasan, M., & Khan, M. S. H. (2019) The Role of Skill Training in Socio-economic Development in Developing Countries. In A.V. Mostafa Zamanian (Eds.), Socio-Economic Perspectives on Vocational Skill Development, IGI-global (USA).

6. Mamun, M. A., Lawrie, G., & Wright, T. (2020). Instructional design of scaffolded online learning modules for self-directed and inquiry-based learning environments. Computers & Education, 144, 103695.

7. F.A. Haolader. “A Draft Model for Green Skills Inclusion in Recognition, Validation, and Accreditation (RVA).” The Symposium on Green Skills in Non-Formal Learning Settings: A Comparative Study in Asia. Organised by the UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL)  held in Manila, Philippines, from 20 to 24 September 2017.

8. Marium Sarkar, Raihan, M.A. (2017). A study to identify strengths and challenges for implementation of recognition of prior learning (RPL): reference to the selected government technical training centers in Bangladesh, International conference on Skills for the Future World of Work and TVET for Global Competitiveness, Organized by Institution of Diploma Engineers, Bangladesh (IDEB), Bangladesh and Colombo Plan Staff College (CPSC), Manila, 27-29 July 2017, IDEB, Dhaka, pp.108. (International Conference)

9.  Bibi, S. & Khan, M. S. H. (2017) TPACK in Action: A Study of a Teacher’s Thoughts When Planning to Use ICT, Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 33(4), 70-87. (SSCI + Scopus Indexed) Impact Factor: 1.17

10. Khan, M. S. H. (2015) conducted a session and presented a paper titled “Why and How shall we incorporate technology in teaching and learning contexts of Technical and Vocational Education?: an example from Bangladesh”, at a workshop based short course on “Technical and Vocational Teachers’ Education & Training in the OIC member Countries”, scheduled for 07-10 December, 2015 at the IUT Campus, Board Bazar, Gazipur, Bangladesh.

11. Raihan, M. A., & Seung Lock, H. (2012). Technology Integration for Meaningful Learning - the Constructivist View. Bangladesh Forum for Educational Development (BAFED), Bangladesh Education Journal, A half-yearly publication of UNESCO-BAFED research’ forum. ISSN: 18110762, Vol. 11, (1), pp. 17-37. Retrieved from:

12. Khan, M. S. H. (2011). CAI for Students Achievement. New Delhi: Prentice Hall India Limited

13. Aktaruzzaman, M. (2011). Methods, Evaluation and Research in Education - An approach towards computerization of research (1st ed.). Dhaka, Bangladesh: Mou Prokashoni. (ISBN: 978-984-33-4078-8). In association with Professor Khushi Muhammad (Pakistan) and Professor Che Kum Clement (Cameroon).

14. Khan, M. S. H., Tapan, AS.M., (2007). Concept of teachers' training among the Science 3, 59-67. (Open University, Bangladesh Journal)

15. Raihan, M. A., Clement, C. K., Tapan, S. M., & Khan, S. H. (2006). Concept of IUT Teachers about Assessing Engineering Students’ Learning with Essay Type Examination: A Case Study. International Journal of Engineering and Technology (IJET), ISSN: 1812-7711, Vol. 3, Issue. 4, pp.41-46, Retrieve from the:

16. Che Kum, C. & Akpan, A. (2002) “A need of Modernization in the Techniques of Workshop/Practical Based Instructions.” Journal of Polytechnic Writers Association Vol. 3, No. 3, Pp. 41-56

17. Che Kum, C. (2002) “Better Teaching and Learning through the use of Audio- Visual Aids”. West African Journal of Education Vol. 26, No. 2, Pp. 95-114.