Exploring the perceptions of teachers and students in Bangladeshi English version schools regarding the use of commercially produced guidebooks
AuthorKhan, Rashna Rivu
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Guidebooks are extremely popular in Bangladesh at present. Libraries, these days, have more guidebooks than literary books stacked on the shelves. The popularity of guidebooks is worth analyzing, because it is indicative of the education system of Bangladesh. This thesis aims to shed light on the usage of and dependency on guidebooks by the students and teachers of Bangladesh, the reasons behind, and the impacts of this dependency. This is qualitative research, which means that this research is focused on the deep understanding and analysis of the issue of guidebooks in the education sector of Bangladesh. For this purpose, focus group discussions have been arranged with students, and interviews have been taken with teachers. This has allowed a clear understanding of the inner workings of the education system of our country.