Faculty Development Program
QIP (Quality, Innovation and Prosperity) in Teaching Learning Process
May 28 th and 29 th 2018

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Faculty Development Program aims at the professional development of faculty members of the College. With this objective and in its quest to take quality education to the next level, IQAC undertook to design and conduct a two-day FDP on May 28th and May 29th 2018-QIP (Quality, Innovation and Prosperity) in Teaching-Learning Process.

The resource person for day-1 of the program was Professor Dr. L. S. Ganesh (LSG) of IIT Madras and the topic was: Setting purpose: Motivation. The discourse took place on topics spanning economic, social, & personal purpose of education in the global, national and personal context. It also included discussions on mentoring, perceptions of mentees about the existing mentoring programme, self-analysis of mentoring skills, overview of the effective mentoring skills using role plays and the established mentoring structure’s successes and challenges. The second day saw Dr. K S Sameera Simha, Dean of Vijaya Teachers College & the Joint secretary of BHSHES, and Former Professor of Vijaya Teachers College, Bangalore delivering his expertise on-Monitoring progress towards achieving learning objectives which was followed by Setting Criteria for Evaluation. The day’s session ended with Rubrics Development- for Teaching and Learning with hands-on exercises with hands-on exercises initiated by the resource persons from Vijaya Teacher’s College.

Anonymous written feedback was collected from participants at the end of the workshop to elicit their responses regarding various aspects of the programme, opinions & views about mentoring and suggestions for future workshops. The participants' reaction to the workshop was positive. The responses of participants suggested that the workshop was successful in changing their views regarding the purpose of the motivation and the appropriate approach to mentoring programme. It further reinforced that the evaluation & the learning outcomes were of utmost importance and the criteria of rubric development were interestingly delivered through a self- learning process.