|Title||FACULTY DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM|
|Description||FACULTY DEVELOMENT PROGRAM ON "EFFECTIVE ONLINE TEACHING LEARNING AND EVALUATION" ON 17TH FEBRUARY 2021.|
Online Faculty Development Programme “Effective Teaching Learning and Evaluation Online” 17thFeb 2021
Dr.S.Senthilnathan, Director, UGC-HRD Centre, Professor, Department of Educational Technology, Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli was the Resource person
The Resource person focused on the Techno-Pedagogical Perspectives of Digital Learning as the entire world has resorted to online education for a considerable time period because of Covid Pandemic. He pointed out that the 21stcentury is information age or digital age as the world is literally flooded with information 24x7. The acronym www can be expanded as Whatever Whenever Wherever. Teacher plays a clear & decisive role in education but the whole education practices should be learner centric and learning centric. To make the learning process more effective, Learning should be Interactive, Participatory, Engaging and Involving. Enriching the learning process enhance the learning outcomes. Teacher should help the students to convert information into knowledge and facilitate Higher Order Thinking Skills. The teacher of the 21stcentury should have to be a networked teacher as the children born after the electronic boom (after 1995’s) are digital natives and are more comfortable working with the information and communication technology. He also pointed out about the need for honing the ICT skills in the context of National Education Policy 2020. He shared details about Open Educational Resources portals at the global level as well as at the domestic level. Finally he highlighted that the online learning has removed distance as a hurdle. 43 participants from across various disciplines and various colleges and Universities participated in the programme.