Online Faculty Development Programme

The One week Online Faculty Development Programme was organised by Ramanujan College, New Delhi, in collaboration with DAV College, Jalandhar from August 28 to September 03, 2023. The program was jointly conducted by IQAC and Research cell of the college under the able guidance of Principal Dr. Rajesh Kumar. 35 faculty members from the college attended the program. This comprehensive programme was aimed to enhance the knowledge and skills of educators in various domains of teaching and learning. On Day 1(28/Aug/23), Prof. K. Srinivas, Head of ICT and Project Management Unit of National Institute of Education Project Management and Administration (NIEPA), Ministry of Education, Government of India delivered a lecture on a very important topic of ‘Building the Competencies of Teachers for blended learning courses: A Step by Step Approach’. The session focused that technology is playing a very important role in teaching learning process now-a-days and the success mantra of 21st century is learn, unlearn and relearn the things. On Day 2 (29/Aug/23) a very informative lecture entitled, ‘Multilanguage and Multidisciplinary Education’ was delivered by Dr. Mazhar Asif, Professor & Dean, School of Language Literature and Culture Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University and Member, NEP Drafting Committee. He discussed about Indo Aryan Group of Languages. On Day 3 (30/ Aug/23) Prof. Vivek Suneja, Dean of FMS, the Faculty of Management Studies, University of Delhi, graced the participants with his enlightening discourse on the National Education Policy (NEP). He expounded upon the NEP’s role as a visionary and strategic framework. He embarked on a captivating journey, delving into the profound philosophies of luminaries such as Rabindranath Tagore, Gautam Buddha, and Mahatma Gandhi. On Day 4 (31/Aug/23), Dr. ShrutiMathur, an Associate Professor in the Department of Commerce at Sri Venkateswara College, University of Delhi delivered two lectures; one on ‘Role of teachers in blended learning environment’ and the other on ‘Blended learning structures in education’. She started the lecture describing about the various myths of people regarding blended learning and compared those myths with the realities using various examples. She discussed the various roles that a teacher can play in blended environment. On Day 5 (01/Sept/ 23), Dr. Alok Kumar Chakrawal, Professor, Department of Commerce & Business Administration, Saurashtra University, Rajkot, Gujarat discussed the topic ‘Academic Bank of Credits (ABC) Scheme in Higher Education, UGC Regulation, 2021’, in detail. Dr. Alok started the session with the importance and impact of Academic Bank Credit Scheme. He explained various clauses starting with clause 2, the concept of ABC i.e., Academic Bank of Credits followed by Organizational Structure of ABC, On Day 6 (02/sept/2023) of FDP, Prof. Chandra Bhushan Sharma, Professor of Education at the School of Education, Indira Gandhi National Open University New Delhi had delivered his lecture on ‘NEP2020 in context of School education and Higher education’. Prof. Sharma started his lecture by emphasizing on the fact that why there was a need of new education policy? He ecplained that NEP suggests major structural changes in the system of school education (5+3+3+4). Professor C.B Sharma was part of NEP drafting committee (2015-2020) and also playing a major role in its implementation. On Day 7 (03/Sept/23), the Online Faculty Development Programme successfully concluded. The concluding day witnessed two significant activities: a Final Quiz to assess the participants’ learning and knowledge acquisition throughout the course, and a Feedback Form to gauge the overall course experience. This assessment aimed to measure the effectiveness of the course in imparting knowledge and enhancing the skills of the faculty members.
Principal Dr. Rajesh Kumar congratulated the organising team and the participants on the successful completion of the course.