Published : Monday, 17 November, 2014 12:45 PM
The six day long faculty development program (FDP-IV) under TEQIP-II successfully concluded on November 15, 2014. The program was attended by 21 faculty members from 15 Engineering institutes from across five states, namely, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Orissa, West Bengal and Tripura.
The topics covered in this six days FDP were - Accreditation and Washington Accord, Participant Centric Learning, Assessing Self Strengths and Weakness, Team Building, Managing Research Grants & Publishing in world class journals, Improving Teaching-Learning Process, Evaluation Techniques & Feedback for Self-development, Achieving Academic Excellence, Adapting to fast changing needs, Counseling & Mentoring of Students, Building Effective Relations with Students, Time Management & Priority Settings, Managing Academic Resources, Legal Aspects in Academic Environment and Networking with the industry.
The participants presented their learning on Accreditation and Washington Accord, How to Achieve Academic Excellence, Academia-Industry Partnership, Teaching Pedagogy and Research and Publications. The presentations made by the participants were well appreciated.
Prof. Vinita Sahay, Program Director, in her interaction with all the participants during the valedictory function, urged that participants try to implement all the learning made during the six day FDP. Faculty should transform to become good managers and leaders through these FDPs under TEQIP-II. Prof. Sanjeev Prashar, Program Coordinator TEQIP-II delivered the valedictory address of the session and urged the participants to take a step further towards the learning they gathered during the program. Prof. Sumeet Gupta, Program Director, proposed the vote of thanks.He said that although individually we may not be able to do anything, but collectively we can make the difference. Even if one person carries the positive energy, others get enthused.
All the participants expressed their views on their great learning from the various topics of FDP-IV and their action plans to implement of the objectives set forth under TEQIP