Research Area :: Distance Education

Distance education is not an option but rather a necessity in many developing and developed countries across the world. The Department of TVE is in the process of offering distance education as per need of the OIC countries in the fields of engineering, business, technology, management and technical & vocational education. A range of journal & conference articles and thesis has been published on distance education and its associated fields.

Leader of the Research Group: Dr Md Aktaruzzaman

Research Co-Lead: Rashedul Huq Shamim

Other Associated Faculties & Staff:



Related Publications

1. Aktaruzzaman, M. & Plunkett, M. (2017). A socio-technological approach of addressing distance education issues in developing countries. Submitted to International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning (IRRODL), Athabasca University, AB Canada. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/08923647.2016.1227098

2. Aktaruzzaman, M. & Plunkett, M. (2017). Institutional and community perceptions of distance education in Bangladesh: preparing for the 21st century. Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education (TOJDE), 18(3), 2017. DOI:10.17718/tojde.340370

3. Aktaruzzaman, M., Shamim, M. R. H., Raihan, M. A., & Khan, M. S. H. (2017). Assessing the need of work integrated curriculum in open and distance learning in Bangladesh: A community perspective. Abstract published at the Australian Association for Research in Education (AARE) Conference 2017, Canberra , Australia.

4. Khan, S. H., Hasan, M., & Rabbani, K. M. M. G. (2017). Current Trends and Issues in TVET of Bangladesh. In U. C. Okolie & A. M. Yasin (Eds.), Technical Education and Vocational Training in Developing Nations. United States of America: IGI Global.

5. Aktaruzzaman, M. & Plunkett, M. (2016). Adapting Structuration Theory as a comprehensive theory for distance education: the ASTIDE model. European Journal of Open, Distance and E-learning (EURODL), 19(1), 19–35. https://doi.org/10.1515/eurodl-2016-0002

6. Aktaruzzaman, M. & Plunkett, M. (2016). An innovative approach toward a comprehensive distance education framework for a developing country. American Journal of Distance Education (AJDE), 30 (4), 211-224. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/08923647.2016.1227098

7. Aktaruzzaman, M. (2016). A socio-technological approach of addressing distance education issues in developing and developed countries. Paper presented to the Canadian Initiative for Distance Education Research (CIDER), December 7-8, 2016, Athabasca University, Canada.

8. Khan, M. S. H., Abdou, B. O., & Clement, C. K. (2016). University student conceptions of M-Learning in Bangladesh. In Daniel Churchill, Jie Lu, Thomas Chiu & B. Fox (Eds.), Mobile Learning Design: Theories and Application: Springer (Singapore), P. 127-138

9. Khan, M. S. H., Bibi, S., & Hasan, M. (2016). Australian Technical Teachers’ Experience of Technology Integration in Teaching. SAGE Open, 6(3), 2158244016663609.

10. Aktaruzzaman, M. & Plunkett, M. (2015). An innovative approach towards the development of a comprehensive distance education framework for a developing country. Paper presented at the 21st Century Academic Forum Conference, September 20-22, 2015, Harvard University, USA.

11. Aktaruzzaman, M. (2015). Inspiring thoughts and practices through adapting structuration theory as a global comprehensive theory for distance education. Paper presented at the MERC Annual Conference 2015, July 03, 2015, Monash University, Australia.

12. Hasan, M., Khan, M. S. H. & Clement, C. K. (2015). Emerging Trends of Using Open Source Technology for Sustainable Teacher Training Programme in Bangladesh. Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences, 195, 862-871. Elsevier (USA). doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.sbspro.2015.06.365

13. 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.

14. Aktaruzzaman, M. (2014). Community perception towards integrating vocational elements in open and distance learning in Bangladesh. Peer reviewed paper presented at the Australian Association for Research in Education Conference, December 01-04, 2014, QUT, Brisbane, Australia.

15. Aktaruzzaman, M. (2012). ICT based distance education framework for a developing country: A Case of Bangladesh. Peer reviewed paper presented at the Research In Focus Conference, September 27-28, 2012, Monash University, Churchill, Victoria, Australia.

16. Raihan, M.A. (June, 2011). ‘Trend and Contemporary Issues of Adult Literacy in Bangladesh by Focusing the Activities of DAM.’ Conference on Adult Education, organized by the Society of Adult and Lifelong Education in Seoul, South Korea. pp. 295-324. (International Conference)

17. Raihan, M.A. (February, 2011). ‘Adult Education and Socio-economic Empowerment of the Rural People: Case of Bangladesh.’ Korea-Japan Society of Educational Administration Symposium, New directions for educational welfare in rural schools, The Second International Symposium for Innovation in Rural Education (ISFIRE2), Kongju National University, South Korea. pp. 520-555. (International Symposium)