IUST organizes 3-day faculty development workshop

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IUST organizes 3-day faculty development workshop

Awantipora: With an aim to provide a scholarly framework for the development of teaching and research expertise among faculty members and add to their versatility, Department of Management Studies (DMS), Islamic University of Science and Technology (IUST), is organizing a three-day faculty development workshop.

The workshop, titled “A Roadmap to Growth of Teaching, Learning and Research”, has been organized in association with Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorkee under the aegis of Capacity Development Cell Technical Education Quality Improvement Programme (TEQIP) III here from Thursday.

During the inaugural session, Workshop Director and Head School of Business Studies, Dr Asif Fazili threw light over the workshop objectives and said, “The workshop is targeted at faculty who want to gain a 360-degree view of their career functions within the academia including Learner-related competencies and Teacher-related competencies and it has been designed accordingly and includes core competency-building thematic areas covered by the best in the industry.”

He further added, “The three-day workshop will include sessions on Academic Leadership- Networking and Mentoring, Research and Publications, Project Development, Effective Teaching et cetera which will be dealt with by Dr Zillur Rahman and Professor Head, Department of Management Studies, IIT Roorkee, and Chairman, Centre of Excellence in Public Policy and Government, Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Kashipur, Prof KM Baharul Islam.”

On the occasion, Project Coordinator TEQIP-III & Dean School of Technology, Prof. A. H. Moon expressed his satisfaction over the format and design of the workshop and said, “The basic aspect of the workshop is based on three foundational habits of mind-inclusive, learning-centred and collaborative ways of knowing and being that ground five interwoven and non-hierarchical facets of teaching expertise: teaching and supporting learning, professional learning and development, mentorship, research, scholarship & enquiry and educational leadership.”

The workshop is being attended by faculty members from various schools. The faculty members will be provided with reference materials, articles, papers, chapters and cases relevant to the sessions.

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