Faculty Development Programs

A Faculty Development Programme (FDP) is designed to train and develop professionals in various disciplines so that they can act as resource persons in guiding and motivating young person’s to take up right career. The FDPs provide inputs on process and practice of various discipline such as development, communication and inter-personal skills, creativity, problem solving, achievement motivation training, inputs on resource and knowledge industries. The training methodology includes case studies, group discussion, games and simulation exercise, field visits and classroom lectures.

FDP on Web 2.0 Tools for Language Teaching and Learning

A 2 day state level workshop on ‘Web 2.0 Tools for Language Teaching and Learning’ was conducted by Asnt. Prof. Ankit Patel fom Parul Institute of Arts on Blogs and Podcast and Mr. Dhrunal Ka.Patel a Research Scholar, from S.P.University on Edmodo and Kahoot. It was great learning experience for the faculties and some delegates from Sardar Patel University, Veer Narmad South Gujarat University, and KCG.

FDP on Using Cultral Products as Authentic Materials for Language Learning

One week Faculty Development Pregrammme on ‘Using Cultural Products as Authentic Materials for Language Learning’ was jointly organised by Career Development Cell and Faculty of Arts from 23rd June to 30th June 2018. And the programme coordinators for the same were Prof. Pradyumansinh Raj and Prof. Manisha Banani.

FDP on Question Paper & Syllabus Designing : An Unprecedented Approach

As “Learning never ends.” – Parul university has given an opportunity to Faculty of arts to have expert talk on “question paper & syllabus designing – An Unprecedented Approach” by Mr. Pradyuman Raj, Director, CDC Department on 25th March, 2017 at Faculty of Arts, Room no. 213. The event started with the welcome speech by Ms. Rajinder Kaur Virdi, I/C Dean. Faculty of Arts. The first topic was Bloom’s Taxonomy and Bloom’s classic cognitive taxonomy by Anderson and Krathwohl and how to use them effectively. After that, effectiveness of question paper was elaborated. And other important aspects were shown to be remembered. Those aspects were Unit wise weightage, types of questions, expected length and time to answer specific question, usage of blue print, estimated difficulty percentage and taxonomy of objectives & outcomes were explained briefly. There was an overwhelming response from the faculties. All the faculties appreciated the event. Expert shared his opinions and gave advices to participants for improvement. Participants suggested having more session on this type of topic in future as it benefits in overall academic development. Knowledge teaches us what to do while skill teaches us how to do. Everyone needs to be skilled rather than knowledgeable. Merrily faculties shared their experience about learning knowledge for life. Faculties were also grateful to Ms. Rajinder Kaur Virdi, Dean of the Faculty of Arts.