Faculty Profile

Masood, Marwa Mohammad

Assistant Professor
Email : marwa@eli.uiu.ac.bd

Research Interests

Critical Pedagogy, ICT in TESOL, Teacher Education and Development, Professional Practice, Second Language Acquisition, Innovations in TESOL.

Educations

Academic Qualifications

2018-2019
MA in TESOL (Specialism in Teacher Education and Development and ICT in TESOL)
Centre for Applied Linguistics
University of Warwick
United Kingdom
First Class (with Distinction)
Hornby Scholar (2018-19)

2015-2016
MA in English
Department of English and Modern Languages
North South University
Dhaka, Bangladesh
Summa Cum Laude
Vice Chancellor’s Gold Medallist

2010-2014
BA (Hons) in English Language and Literature
Department of English Language and Literature
International Islamic University Chittagong
Chittagong, Bangladesh
Magna Cum Laude
Academic Excellence Award recipient

2010
Higher Secondary Certificate Examination
Dhaka Board
Group: Humanities
Azimpur Girls’ School and College
Dhaka, Bangladesh

2008
Secondary School Certificate Examination
Dhaka Board
Group: Humanities
Azimpur Girls’ School and College
Dhaka, Bangladesh

Awards/Scholarships

April 2019
British Association for Applied Linguistics & Cambridge University Press Seminar Scholarship awarded by the University of Leeds, United Kingdom

August 2018
A. S. Hornby Educational Trust Scholarship awarded by the British Council for the year of 2018-19 for pursuing MA in TESOL at the University of Warwick

July 2018
Academic Excellence Award recipient at the 4th Convocation of International Islamic University Chittagong, Bangladesh for graduating Magna Cum Laude in BA (Hons) in English Language and Literature

February 2016
Vice Chancellor’s Gold Medal awarded at the 19th Convocation of North South University, Bangladesh for graduating Summa Cum Laude in MA in English

Brief Bio

Ms Marwa Mohammad Masood is an Assistant Professor in the English Language Institute at United International University, Bangladesh. Previously, she worked as a Lecturer of English Language at BRAC University for 4 years. She also worked as an Editor and a Graduate Research Assistant at University of Warwick during her study leave in 2018-19. Besides that, in her early career she worked as a Teaching Assistant at North South University and as an English Language and Literature Teacher at Oxford International School.

Ms Masood completed her second Master’s in TESOL from the University of Warwick with a First Class (Distinction). In 2015, she completed her first Master’s in English from North South University and was awarded the Vice Chancellor’s gold medal for achieving the highest CGPA. She graduated Magna Cum Laude in English Language and Literature from International Islamic University Chittagong in 2014 and was awarded the Academic Excellence Award. During her second Master’s at University of Warwick, she specialized in Teacher Education and ICT in TESOL.

Publications

Conference Papers

June 2019
Warwick International Conference in Applied Linguistics
Conference Title: 22nd WICAL
Title of the Presentation: “Analysing the Role of Reactive Tokens in Spoken Interaction”
Venue: University of Warwick, United Kingdom

April 2019
British Association for Applied Linguistics & Cambridge University Press Seminar
Conference Title: Blowing away the dust: Illuminating the value of Practitioner Research in Applied Linguistics
Title of the Presentation: “Analyzing the Learning Outcomes of Mixed-Ability Grouping in Comparison with Other Grouping Strategies”
Venue: University of Leeds, United Kingdom

April 2019
IATEFL Conference
Conference Title: 53rd International IATEFL Conference
Title of the Presentation: “Addressing the Huge Inequalities in Resources Among Schools in Dhaka, Bangladesh”
Venue: Liverpool, United Kingdom
(Published in IATEFL Conference Selections 2019 titled “Addressing challenges in resource-poor contexts in the Global South”)

March 2016
DEML Conference at North South University
Conference Title: The River: Flows of Innovation and Exchange in the Global(i)zed English World
Title of the Presentation: “The Effects of Globalized English on English Medium Schools: Modern Day Colonization or a Passage towards Educational Metamorphosis?”
Venue: North South University, Bangladesh