A one-day Faculty Development Programme (FDP) on ”Excellence in Teaching & Learning” was organized by T. John Institute of Management & Science (TIMS) on the 15th June 2017. The theme of the FDP was set keeping in line with the need of the hour for teachers. The programme was inaugurated with welcome address delivered by Prof.Shijimol.E.A, HOD, TIMS.
The Faculty Development Programme was scheduled in three sessions. On that day, the keynote speaker for the first session was Dr Sreelata Jonnalagedda, Associate Professor, IIM – Bangalore. She enlightened and discussed with the faculty audience on the sub-theme “Role of Teaching in Digital Age”. This session was highly informative regarding the system of education and communicated the educational requirements, stimulating engagement of the students, classroom strategies for teachers and so on.
The second session was on “Creative Thinking in Teaching & Learning” taken up by Dr Latha Krishnan, Professor & Dean, Dayananda Sagar Institute of Management & Science – Bangalore. She highlighted and reiterated the essentials of creativity. Her session was very much memorable. She has done many leadership and creativity games, mind mapping activity etc.
The third session was Dr Nandeesh V Hiremath, Professor, Indus Business Academy, and Bangalore who spoke on “Managing Expectations of Next Generation Students (NGS): Art of Facilitation skills for Faculty”. Sir, initiated the session by elucidating the importance of process of learning in this new era. This session was full of activities done by the participants that brought back to the faculty audience the entire package of values, way of thinking and approach that enables to build a teaching career that leads to outcomes best outcomes.
All participants highly appreciated the usefulness and coverage of the programme.
TIMS thanks the Management, Administration and all colleges of T. John Group of Institutions for their support and participation.
TIMS appreciates all the FDP internal committee members and staffs for their efforts towards making this programme a great success.