Five day workshop On “ Aspire ‘15 ” was organised jointly by the Centre for Continuing Education and Department of Computer Science a...
Five day workshop On “Aspire ‘15” was organised jointly by the Centre for Continuing Education and Department of Computer Science and Engineering in association with Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE) and National Institute for Development of Youth (NIDY). The participants included Post Graduate scholars of various engineering streams.
The official inauguration of CCE was held on 8/7/2015 at 2 pm by Dr. Kuncheria P Issac, Vice Chancellor, Kerala Technological University.
The objective of the workshop Aspire’15 is to train postgraduates who are really passionate in teaching in accordance with the latest in engineering curriculum. Dr. Jose Kannampuzha (Principal, AJCE), Dr.D.B. Phatak (Professor, IIT Bombay), Mr.Abraham Kurien IPS, Dr.Achyutsankar S. Nair (Director,Centre for Bio-Informatics,University of Kerala), Dr.Sabu Thomas (Director,School of Chemical Science, MG University), Dr.Job Kurian, Dr.G Janardhanan (HOD, Environmental Management, NITTTR Chennai), Dr.Philips Koshy (Senior Software Engineer, NVIDIA, Singapore), Rev.Dr.Tomy Tharayil (Director,Danahalaya, Alappuzha), Mr. Joe A Scaria (Director, Management Development Centre, AJCE), Dr.V.J. Sebastian Narively (Professor & Head, Department of Humanities, AJCE), Dr.Jippu Jacob (Professor,AJCE), Dr.Jacob Philip (Former Director, STIC CUSAT & Professor, AJCE), Dr.Soney C George (Director, Nanoscience Research Centre AJCE) and Mr.M.Jayakrishan (IDP,Educational Technology,IIT Bombay) were lead the sessions.
The topics covered in this workshop were Teaching learning principles, Student psychology and mentorship, Relevance of research in teaching, Collaborative learning, Practical problem oriented teaching, How to quick start research, Mobile learning, International E-learning resources, Blended MOOCs Through edX for Millions of Indian Students, Teacher as Leader and Communicator, Career Orientation for Technical Graduates, Tips to Prepare Research proposals, Effective Presentations, Innovation-Learning it From Nature, How to Write Effective Conference Papers, Importance of Publications, Quality & Excellence in Higher Education.
There were 30 participants for the workshop which includes students of various engineering colleges.
On the fourth day of the workshop each participant took a demo class in front of other participants and a panel of evaluators. The video of the demo class were recorded and it gave to participants at the end of the workshop. The evaluators gave the strengths and weakness of each participant in teaching based on their presentation.