Brief details of the event: Chandigarh Business School of Administration, CGC Landran, organized a one week long Annual Faculty Development Program on the vital topic “Innovative Trends in Teaching Learning Process and Research Methods in Accordance with Industry Requirements” from 5th-9th July 2021. The FDP was held in hybrid mode where experts from across the globe shared their views on various innovative trends in teaching and learning virtually.
The inaugural session of the FDP commenced with blessings of god and lamp lighting ceremony by Honorable Management of CGC and words of wisdom by Prof. (Dr) P. N. Hrisheekesha, Campus Director, CGC Landran, who motivated the faculty to attend the FDP religiously and take the best out of this FDP.
Director-Principal CBSA, Dr. Ramandeep Saini, enlightened the participants about the theme of the FDP and also asked them to activate a learner in themselves so that they can grab the maximum knowledge, skills and abilities from this FDP. The keynote speaker, Prof. Beena Girdharan, Dean-Learning and Teaching, Curtin University, Malaysia, elucidated the concept of blended learning and importance of digital modes of teaching learning in today's world of change and challenges. She highlighted the learning aspects in the E- Learning environment where Learning Management Systems are the need of the hour. The guest of honor Prof. Srinivas Sridharan, Associate Professor, Monash Business School Australia, who substantiated the relevance of Digital Pedagogy in the challenging and changing times. Prof. Sridharan, illustrated various levels of learners and impact of various digital pedagogues on their learning processes. The guest of honor, Dr.Arun Khosla, Dean Research, Dr. B R Ambedkar NIT Jalandhar who triggered the best practices like gamification in online classes to keep the students engaged and make the sessions more participative.
Further sessions in this FDP were held on topics like Stress Management ,Time Management and Life Skills, Traits of an effective teacher , Experiential learning through Management Games , Outcome Based Learning , Role of Motivation in Teaching Learning , Online Evaluation methods, Use of ICT tools in Teaching , Preparing a Research proposal , NEP 2020, and CO-PO mapping.
The eminent speakers like, Dr. Sanjeev Chadha , Prof. And Head MDC Mahatma Gandhi State Institute of Public Administration Punjab, Prof. Arup Bhattacharya from IIM Jammu , Dr.Gurendra Nath, Professor NIIT University, Dr. Srinivas , Director SOM , World Peace University, Dr. Prashant, Senior Scientist, CSIO Chandigarh, Mr. Ankur, Founder and CEO Trinitiwere few to name, who guided the participants with their words of wisdom. The sessions involved lots of quizzes, and management games as well to keep the participants engaged in the FDP.
The FDP winded up with a valedictory session in which participants were conferred with the certificate of participation, and best performers in quizzes were also recognized.
The Management CGC appreciated the efforts of the organizing team and motivated them to organize such events in future as well.
Faculty Coordinator Name & Email ID: Dr Parinita Malhotra, HOD, Dept. of Commerce, email@example.com
Number of participants: More than 100 faculty members