Dr. Mohammad Bin Kashem, Dean (In-charge) of CDEC. Biography: Mohammed Bin Kashemis an Associate Professor of Sociology at the National University. He received his B.A. (Hon’s) and M.A. in Sociology from the University of Chittagong; M.S. in Criminal Justice from the University of Baltimore, Maryland, USA and PhD in Criminology from the University of Queensland, Australia. Before joining National University Kashem was a faculty member in the department of Sociology at the University of Chittagong where he taught more than 15 years. In June, 2005 Kashem moved to National University as an Associate Professor of Sociology. At the National University, he has previously served as Dean (In- Charge) of the Curriculum Development and the Evaluation Centre, Chair, Social Science Group, and Registrar (In-Charge).
Kashem was a Fulbright Scholar in Residence in the Henry Lee College of Criminal Justice and Forensic Science at the University of New Haven, Connecticut, USA in the year 2011-20012. His research interests include homicide clearance, comparative policing, and police reform. He has published in such journals like International Journal of Comparative and Applied Criminal Justice, American Jails; and Journal of Asian Association of Police Studies. Professor Kashem has contributed Several book chapters to the following volumes: Deilbert, Round (ed.) International Criminal Issues in Global perspectives. New York: Allyn & Bacon; Graeme Newman (ed.) Crime and punishment around the world, Asia/Pacific Volume, Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO publishers; Shahid M. Shabidullah (ed.) Crime, Criminal Justice, and the evolving Science of Criminology in South Asia, London, Uk. Palgrave, Macmillan.
Kashem has Presented numerous Paper at the Professional meetings including the American Society of Criminology, Academy of criminal Justice —–, International Police Executive Spmposium and Asian Assoceation of Police studies held the USA. Australian South Korea, Thailand, Hongkong and India.
- Description of the Department: The Curriculum Development and Evaluation Centre is one of the key academic units of the university that has been mandated with the responsibility of developing curriculum for its affiliated colleges and institutions across the country. Other key responsibilities of the Centre include:
- Determining the nature and goals of higher education in the changing socio-economic conditions.
- Ensuring the reflection of latest development and innovations in the curriculum.
- Evaluating the curriculum of college education in line with national standard to ensure that program and course curricula are of sufficient high academic standard.
- A key aspect of Centre’s task is constant review of program and course curricula; making suggestions for change; and forwarding approved curricula to colleges.
- Monitoring academic activities of colleges to maintain and ensure high academic quality at various levels.
- Establishing a Data Centre in collaboration with the school of Post-Graduate Education, Training and Research, Office of the Inspector of Colleges, and ICT unit of the university where information about colleges and teachers will be preserved.
In addition, it performs all duties as assigned by the Vice Chancellor, Syndicate, and the Academic Council.
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