Teaching sociology in large classes

Issues and challenges in Bangladeshi colleges


  • Nusrat Zerin Anny Rajshahi College
  • Pradip Kumar Mishra
  • Md. Sajedur Rahman Rahman




Teaching Sociology, Large Class, Bangladesh College Education, Higher Education


This study attempts to explore a major issue of higher education in Bangladesh that is, problems related to large size classes. The objectives of the study are to identify the problems faced by the students and the teachers; and to find out the ways of teaching effectively in large Sociology classes. This is a literature review article which has investigated the current teaching practices in the Sociology Classes at the affiliated colleges of the National University of Bangladesh. This paper also discussed the issue from the global perspective. It identified that large classes create a lot of problems for the students and the teachers resulting in the lower quality of higher education. Finally the paper concluded that teachers’ training, appointing supporting stuffs and ensuring necessary logistic support can be the possible solution of this great problem.


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How to Cite

Anny, N. Z., Mishra, P. K., & Rahman, M. S. R. (2020). Teaching sociology in large classes: Issues and challenges in Bangladeshi colleges. International Journal of Research in Business and Social Science (2147- 4478), 9(1), 46–54. https://doi.org/10.20525/ijrbs.v9i1.588