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The School of Humanities, KIIT-DU organized a two day International seminar on “The Mystic Eyes”: Jagannath in South Asian Literature, Culture and Folklore sponsored by ICSSR on March 14-15, 2022. Prof. Rekha Pande, Former Director, Centre for Women’s Studies, University of Hyderabad and Prof. Ramesh Chandra Mishra, Chairman, Indian Council for Philosophical Research (ICPR) and […]

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The School of Humanities, KIIT-DU organized a two day International seminar on “The Mystic Eyes”: Jagannath in South Asian Literature, Culture and Folklore sponsored by ICSSR on March 14-15, 2022. Prof. Rekha Pande, Former Director, Centre for Women’s Studies, University of Hyderabad and Prof. Ramesh Chandra Mishra, Chairman, Indian Council for Philosophical Research (ICPR) and member, Governing Body, ICSSR were invited as keynote speakers on the occasion.

In her Inaugural address, Prof. Sasmita Samanta, Vice-Chancellor, KIIT-DU spoke about the significance of “The Mystic Eyes”. Drawing on from her own research work, she clarified how the length of the eyes of the Jagannath has been used to trace the origins of this glorious cult. Professor Samanta later went on to narrate the act of listening to the kathas from different mythological texts in her early childhood and explained how such listening left a permanent mark on her individual self. 

In his welcome address, Professor A. K. Sen, Dean-in-Charge, School of Humanities and Organizing chair of the seminar elucidated about the presence of Jagannath in real life experiences of the Oriya and Bengali masses. Referring to Chaitanya, he spoke about the deep links of the Jagannath with the popular vaishnav devotional movement.

In her brief address, Professor Rekha Pande redefined the meaning of religion and emphasized on tracing and bringing in the cult of Jagannath as a beginning to understand the meaning of religion in contemporary times. In his address, Professor Jnyana Ranjan Mohanty, Registrar, KIIT-DU shared his valuable thoughts on the cult of Jagannath. The Vote of Thanks for the Inaugural session was given by Professor Sukanta Chandra Swain, Associate Dean, School of Humanities and Organizing Secretary of the seminar.

In the two days, a host of presenters from different parts of the world presented their papers. There were 16 paper presentations followed by the exhibition of famous Pattachitra Painting from Raghurajpur, a heritage village near Puri, by artist Om Prakash. The seminar concluded with the lecture lab demonstration of the ashtapadis of Jayadeva by Padamshree awardee and celebrated Odissi dancer Ileanea Citaristi. The Seminar was convened by Dr. S. Amar, School of Humanities.

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Dr. Swati Samantaray, Associate Professor, School of Humanities, KIIT Deemed to be University has completed the UNESCO Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Education for Peace and Sustainable Development (MGIEP SEEK Course – a 40 hours course). Based on the Compassionate Integrity Training developed by the Center for Compassion, Integrity and Secular Ethics at Life University (USA), […]

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Dr. Swati Samantaray, Associate Professor, School of Humanities, KIIT Deemed to be University has completed the UNESCO Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Education for Peace and Sustainable Development (MGIEP SEEK Course – a 40 hours course). Based on the Compassionate Integrity Training developed by the Center for Compassion, Integrity and Secular Ethics at Life University (USA), UNESCO MGIEP’s SEEK course is a resiliency-informed programme. She has expressed her gratitude to Prof. (Dr.) Achyuta Samanta, Founder, KIIT & KISS to have partnered with UNESCO MGIEP for an Online Course on Social and Emotional Learning.

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KIIT School of Humanities Hosts International Online Conference on Digitalization and Revitalization of Cultural Heritage https://news.kiit.ac.in/schools/sot/humanities/kiit-school-of-humanities-hosts-international-online-conference-on-digitalization-and-revitalization-of-cultural-heritage/ https://news.kiit.ac.in/schools/sot/humanities/kiit-school-of-humanities-hosts-international-online-conference-on-digitalization-and-revitalization-of-cultural-heritage/#respond Fri, 26 Nov 2021 06:42:58 +0000 https://news.kiit.ac.in/?p=35669

The International Online Conference on Digitalization and Revitalization of Cultural Heritage through Information Technology – ICDRCT-21 was hosted by School of Humanities, KIIT Deemed to be University in collaboration with Routledge and Research Chronicler on November 23-24, 2021. Speaking at the inaugural session, Prof. Yuangshan Chuan, International Lion University, Kaohsiung City, Taiwan gave an informative […]

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The International Online Conference on Digitalization and Revitalization of Cultural Heritage through Information Technology – ICDRCT-21 was hosted by School of Humanities, KIIT Deemed to be University in collaboration with Routledge and Research Chronicler on November 23-24, 2021.

Speaking at the inaugural session, Prof. Yuangshan Chuan, International Lion University, Kaohsiung City, Taiwan gave an informative talk on World Culture Digitalization and Revitalization in the Era of Covid-19. The inaugural session was graced by Prof. Hrushikesha Mohanty, VC, KIIT-DU; Prof. S. Nanda, Head-Cir; Professor A. K. Sen, Chairman UG Program and Dean – in – charge SOH; and Prof. J. R. Mohanty, Registrar, among others. Congratulating the convenor of the conference Dr. Deepanjali Mishra and her team, they stated that the theme of the conference was very pertinent and it was the right time to work towards preserving indigenous folklores for posterity, not just superficially but in such a way that the inherent values of our culture were understood and passed on. A vote of thanks was extended by Dr. Sukanta Chandra Swain, Associate Dean.

The technical sessions saw varied presentations on different aspects of folklores; reflections and schemas of preserving them. There were talks on how simulations and graphics could mar or facilitate human imagination, roles of artificial intelligence, data and analysis and applied phenomenology on preservation of culture. The impact of social media was discussed. Talks on robotics and e-commerce threw light on the changing dynamics of the culture.

The plenary session began with a video presentation by Prof. Anthony B. Buccitelli, Director, Pennsylvania Centre for Folklore who spoke on “Parsing (Digital) Heritage: Institutional and Vernacular Excursions in Heritage and Technology”. Prof. Zachary J. McDowell, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA gave an insightful presentation on Wikipedia.

Prof. Luo Liang, Prof, Department of Modern and Classical Languages and Literature and Cultures, University of Kentucky, USA gave a talk on ‘The Global White Snake.’ This was followed by a talk by Prof. Shivaji Sargar, Prof, University of Mumbai on the problems that migrating people, especially the tribals, faced and a need for the policy makers to implement changes to stop the atrocities on them. Dr. Mahendra Mishra, National Advisor, Multilingual Education, Former Sate Head, Govt of Chhattisgarh spoke about the beauty of living traditions and the humaneness in human experiences.

The plenary session was followed by technical sessions, where travelogues, graphical revolutions, E-commerce, folk traditions, artificial intelligence, technology and urban spaces were discussed.

Ms. Vishakha Singhania, research scholar, SOH, KIIT gave a short report on the proceedings of the conference at the valedictory session. There was a bustle of excitement when the best paper awards for each technical session were declared. Finally, a vote of thanks was extended by Mr. Golak Bihari Palai, research scholar, SOH KIIT. The organizing team comprised Dr. Deepanjali Mishra (convenor), Vishakha Singhania, Swayam Shikha Srichandan, Raj Aryan, Tripti Shikha Okja, Kaushiki Kriti and Ammaar Sohail. 

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‘Hope in Times of Covid’: Virtual Counselling Session for Teaching and Non-Teaching Staff of School of Humanities & Social Sciences https://news.kiit.ac.in/schools/sot/humanities/hope-in-times-of-covid-virtual-counselling-session-for-teaching-and-non-teaching-staff-of-school-of-humanities-social-sciences/ https://news.kiit.ac.in/schools/sot/humanities/hope-in-times-of-covid-virtual-counselling-session-for-teaching-and-non-teaching-staff-of-school-of-humanities-social-sciences/#respond Wed, 10 Nov 2021 05:06:00 +0000 https://news.kiit.ac.in/?p=35257

KIIT Student Counselling Cell organized a virtual session on “Hope in Times of Covid” for teaching and non-teaching staff of KIIT School of Humanities and Social Sciences on 6th November 2021. Initiating the discussion, Dr. Sucheta Priyabadini, Director Student Counselling, KIIT-DU said, “KIIT University has a structured Counselling Cell to deal with the emotional and psychological issues of […]

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KIIT Student Counselling Cell organized a virtual session on “Hope in Times of Covid” for teaching and non-teaching staff of KIIT School of Humanities and Social Sciences on 6th November 2021. Initiating the discussion, Dr. Sucheta Priyabadini, Director Student Counselling, KIIT-DU said, “KIIT University has a structured Counselling Cell to deal with the emotional and psychological issues of staff and students of KIIT. Dr. Priyabadini informed that the counseling series is being organized by the committee constituted by the Prof. Dr. Achyuta Samanta, Founder, KIIT & KISS to counsel the staff and other members in view of the situation arising out of the Covid-19 pandemic. She apprised the participants about the other committees constituted by the Founder for facilitating staff and their family members who are affected by Covid. She also advised the faculty to be prepared to receive the students physically in the campus, anytime soon.

Prof. S. C. Swain, Associate Dean, School of Humanities and Social Sciences welcomed everyone on behalf of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences and thanked the Counselling Cell for this initiative. Dr. Pranab Mohapatra, Asst. Professor, Department of Psychiatry apprised the participants about the importance of staying positive in these difficult times. Mrs. Sadhana Mishra, KISS, who is also a social activist, shared her experience of working with the transgender community during the pandemic.

Dr. Rajalaxmi Panda, Dy. Director, Student Counseling informed about the Central and State Government websites, in operation, related to Covid-19. Dr. Kajal Parasar, Dy Director Community Engagement Cell, shared her personal experience of suffering from Covid and the support she received from KIMS. Concluding the session, Dr. Pranab Mohapatra advised the participants to stay safe, duly complying with the Covid appropriate behaviour and protocols.

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Research Group Humanitarian Engineering,Open Innovation and Living Laboratory in KIIT-DU Organises International Student Summit https://news.kiit.ac.in/schools/sot/humanities/research-group-humanitarian-engineeringopen-innovation-and-living-laboratory-in-kiit-du-organises-international-student-summit/ https://news.kiit.ac.in/schools/sot/humanities/research-group-humanitarian-engineeringopen-innovation-and-living-laboratory-in-kiit-du-organises-international-student-summit/#respond Tue, 28 Sep 2021 07:25:48 +0000 https://news.kiit.ac.in/?p=33939

The Research Group on  Humanitarian Engineering, Open Innovation and  Living Laboratory in KIIT-DU organised the International Student Summit “Co-Creating Rural Future: Humanitarian Engineering and Living Labs” on September 21-22, 2021. The event was an outcome of  participation of  students in two courses on Advanced Strategic Project Management under Collaborative Online International Learning (COIL)  programme in association with […]

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The Research Group on  Humanitarian Engineering, Open Innovation and  Living Laboratory in KIIT-DU organised the International Student Summit “Co-Creating Rural Future: Humanitarian Engineering and Living Labs” on September 21-22, 2021. The event was an outcome of  participation of  students in two courses on Advanced Strategic Project Management under Collaborative Online International Learning (COIL)  programme in association with Coventry University, UK and U of Dayton USA. Ninety five students from all the three Universities had completed these courses in both Autumn semester 2020 and Spring semester 2021.

The summit was graced by Prof. Hrushikesha Mohanty, Vice Chancellor, KIIT-DU; Dr. Ashok Agarwal, Director, EWB-India (Engineers without Borders); U of Coventry Professors Dr. Karim Ahmed and Dr. David Luigi Fuschi from School of Mechanical, Aerospace and Automotive Engineering from Faculty of Engineering, Environment and Computing CU; Dr Debasis Mohapatra, Resident Representative, The World Bank Group; Shri Subash Ray, COO, NALCO Foundation; Shri Diganta Mohanty, Programme Director, TRICKLEUP ASIA; Shri Ashok Methil, Ex-CGM NABARD, Dr. Abha Mishra, State Programme Head, UNDP; and Mr. Niladri B. Mohanty from National Informatics Centre. The keynote speakers encouraged the students’ presentation for the rightful blend of Humanitarian Engineering Innovation Projects embedded with Digital Project Management skills.

A Book of Abstracts marking the occasion was released by the dignitaries. The interdisciplinary research group in KIIT DU is currently active in the design and delivery of online courses and research in Humanitarian Engineering, Science and Technology Innovation.

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KIIT Faculty Delivers Invited Talk https://news.kiit.ac.in/kiit-events/talk/kiit-faculty-delivers-invited-talk/ https://news.kiit.ac.in/kiit-events/talk/kiit-faculty-delivers-invited-talk/#respond Wed, 21 Jul 2021 17:31:58 +0000 https://news.kiit.ac.in/?p=31617 Dr. Shraddha Dhal

KIIT School of Humanities faculty Dr. Shraddha Dhal delivered an invited talk on the topic “The Silver lining of Cross-Cultural Stress Management: A Novel Framework of the Perceived Coping Mechanisms among Migrants Students” on 14th July 2021. She delivered the talk at the 5th International Post Graduate Colloquium INPAC 2021, organized by the School of Language, Literacy, and Translation, Universiti Sains […]

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KIIT School of Humanities faculty Dr. Shraddha Dhal delivered an invited talk on the topic “The Silver lining of Cross-Cultural Stress Management: A Novel Framework of the Perceived Coping Mechanisms among Migrants Students” on 14th July 2021. She delivered the talk at the 5th International Post Graduate Colloquium INPAC 2021, organized by the School of Language, Literacy, and Translation, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia. The theme of the Conference was ‘Revitalizing Research in Languages, Literacy, and Translation’.

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FDP 2021 Concludes at KIIT School of Humanities, School of Commerce & Economics, and School of Languages https://news.kiit.ac.in/schools/school-of-commerce-economics/fdp-2021-concludes-at-kiit-school-of-humanities-school-of-commerce-economics-and-school-of-languages/ https://news.kiit.ac.in/schools/school-of-commerce-economics/fdp-2021-concludes-at-kiit-school-of-humanities-school-of-commerce-economics-and-school-of-languages/#respond Tue, 29 Jun 2021 07:43:56 +0000 https://news.kiit.ac.in/?p=31050

Niche Area: Progressive Approaches for Excellence in Teaching, Learning and Research (Amid Impending Paradigm Shift in Education) The fifth day of the Faculty Development Programme at KIIT School of Humanities, School of Commerce & Economics and School of Languages was graced by eminent resource persons Prof. Prasanta Parida, Prof. Banibrata Mahanta, Prof. R. N. Subudhi, and Prof. Narayan Chandra Nayak. […]

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Niche Area: Progressive Approaches for Excellence in Teaching, Learning and Research

(Amid Impending Paradigm Shift in Education)

The fifth day of the Faculty Development Programme at KIIT School of Humanities, School of Commerce & Economics and School of Languages was graced by eminent resource persons Prof. Prasanta Parida, Prof. Banibrata Mahanta, Prof. R. N. Subudhi, and Prof. Narayan Chandra Nayak.

The theme of the fifth day of the FDP was “Project, Research Design and Protection”. First session was engaged by Dr. Prasanta Parida, Associate Professor, School of Rural Management, KIIT Deemed to be University. It was an enriching session whereby Dr. Parida elaborated about the contents of a good research project and the process to apply for them. He also shared his own views on how to carry out research after getting a project proposal.

In second session, Dr. Banibrata Mahanta, Professor, Department of English, Banaras Hindu University shared his wisdom on “Accessibility in Digital Resources and Practices: Interstitial Perspectives and Prospects”. He focused on the challenges faced by disable person in accessing the resources and presented various cases about it.

Prof. R. N. Subudhi. Sr. Professor, School of Management, KIIT-DU shared his knowledge on the topic “Leveraging Research/ projects: Linking research in Teaching, for Excellence” in the third session. He emphasized on the role of research methodology reliability and validity and advised various means to make research methodologies more robust and effective.

In session four, Dr. Narayan Chandra Nayak, Professor, Humanities and Social Sciences, IIT Kharagpur explained the significance and types of multi-disciplinary research that can be undertaken. He explained the issues and challenges of multidisciplinary research and suggested solutions to overcome them using practical examples from his own research area.

On day six, a marathon session was taken by Mr. Asutosh Nanda, Lead- Tech Enabling Centre, KIIT-TBI. He conducted a workshop on “Generation and Protection of Intellectual Property: A Social Perspective”. He explained very lucidly about the types of Intellectual Property Rights and its suitability for various kinds of innovative works. He gave numerous examples of social innovative research and innovation behind them. He demonstrated how to register for patents, copyrights and trademarks and how to find out all the patented work in the world using the EspaceNet database.

Dr. Debasis Pahi, Assistant Professor, School of Commerce & Economics welcomed all the dignitaries and participants to the valedictory session on 26th June 2021. He abridged about the relevance and benefit of each session to the participants based on their feedback collected during the session. Dr. Pahi observed that participants appreciated the selection of the theme and the niche area. Dr. Pahi briefed the content delivered by esteemed resource persons during the FDP. He concluded his session by sharing his own experience from the day the responsibility was handed to the FDP-Team till the end.

In the next session, Dr. Ananya Mitra, Assistant Professor (Economics), School of Humanities coordinated the session on ‘Sharing of Experience on FDP 2021 by the Participants’. During the session participants shared their opinions, expectations, feedback and comments on sixteen sessions that were conducted. Participants thanked KIIT Deemed to be University for taking the initiative to organize week long FDP during the pandemic. They expressed their desire for more similar academic events in the coming days on Data analysis using software, Meta analysis, SDG and many more.  Dr. Mitra extended her heartfelt thanks to the participants for their patience and solid support.

The vote of thanks was extended by Dr. Smrutirekha Mohanty, Assistant Professor (Economics), School of Humanities. She expressed gratitude to KIIT Deemed to be University for providing the facilities to conduct the FDP-2021. She also  thanked ProfAsish Kumar Sen, Chairman, UG Programme, Schools of Technology and Dean-in-Charge, School of Humanities; Prof. Jayanta Kumar Parida, Director of School of Commerce & Economics; Prof. Biswajit Das, Dean of School of Languages; and Prof. Sukanta Chandra Swain, Associate Dean, School of Humanities for their guidance, inspiration and support throughout the event. She expressed  gratitude to all the resource persons who spared their precious time from their busy schedule for FDP-2021. She also appreciated the cooperation of all the participants, colleagues and team members who were behind the scene.

At the end of the valedictory day, one and all appreciated Dr. Ananya Mitra, Dr. Smrutirekha Mohanty and Dr. Debasis Pahi for  coordinating the FDP-2021 efficiently and successfully.

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Progressive Approaches for Excellence in Teaching, Learning and Research (Amid Impending Paradigm Shift in Education) The third day of the Faculty Development Programme at KIIT School of Humanities, School of Commerce and Economics, and School of Languages was graced by eminent resource persons Prof. Jatindra Kumar Nayak, Prof. Damodar Suar and Prof. Kalyani Samantray. On day three, the theme was ‘Know […]

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Progressive Approaches for Excellence in Teaching, Learning and Research

(Amid Impending Paradigm Shift in Education)

The third day of the Faculty Development Programme at KIIT School of Humanities, School of Commerce and Economics, and School of Languages was graced by eminent resource persons Prof. Jatindra Kumar Nayak, Prof. Damodar Suar and Prof. Kalyani Samantray.

On day three, the theme was ‘Know Thyself’. The first session was engaged by Prof. Jatindra Kumar Nayak, Former Professor, Head, Dept. of English, Utkal University. He chose to speak on a very unconventional topic “Exploring Self:- Need to Read Autobiography”. He justified the need to include autobiographies in course content and discussed about the need of autobiographical research, how to read autobiographies, its importance towards social scientists and in development in societal values and ethos.

In Session 2, Prof Damodar Suar, Chairperson, Social Science Research, KIIT Deemed to be University, inspired the participants about “Self Development through Renewals”. He highlighted about the four types of renewals researchers should adopt for their personal development, the role of each type of renewals at different phases of the research life cycle, and the strategies to adopt those renewals practices.

In Session 3, Prof Kalyani Samantaray, Professor at Sri Sri University, shared her valuable insights on “21st Century Classrooms: Introspection of Teacher Roles for Learning”. She talked about the self analysis of a teacher, teaching skills required in 21st century, the impact of NEP 2020, new techniques to solve classroom problems and the role of student centric approach to teaching.

Prof. Subhas Chandra Kumar, Dr. Sukanta Chandra Swain and Dr. Manoj Kumar Dash were the distinguished resource persons for the fourth day of the FDP. The theme of the FDP on day four was “Interdisciplinary Research Trends and New Directions”. Prof. Subhas Chandra Kumar, President MIMTS, threw light on “building economic resilience during the post Covid scenario”. He gave an informative, info-graphic and igniting talk on the effects of Covid on different macro economic factors like inflation, GDP, Unemployment, and on the different sectors. He also suggested a few strategies to improve the economic situation.

Dr. Sukanta Chandra Swain, Associate Dean, School of Humanities, shared his insights on “Technology adoption in Education Sector”. He highlighted the role of detecting the behavioral aspects of students and teachers in the classroom with the help of technology, and effective adoption of LMS in measuring the outcomes of technological adoptions impact on the higher education system. The session was very interactive and participants could relate their own experience with the topic.

Dr. Manoj Kumar Dash, Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management, Gwalior conducted a very informative practical hand on session on “Trends and Scenario of Research in Social Science Based on SLR and Bibliometrics mapping”. Dr. Dash elaborated how to use VOSViewer Software for bibliometric analysis and systematic literature review using Web of Science and Scopus database. Participants learned how to search databases, extract data for SLR and Bibliometric study, and find major research areas and research gaps in a particular field.

The third and the fourth day of the seven day FDP has been an exercise to identify and improve the strength and potentiality of the educators. The upcoming sessions of the FDP are expected to be equally educational and knowledgeable.

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KIIT Deemed to be University is conducting a seven-day Faculty Development Program (FDP-2021) with the theme, ‘Exploring Self: A New Paradigm in Education’ from 20th to 26th June, 2021 on Virtual Mode. This year School of Humanities, School of Commerce & Economics, and School of Languages, are collaboratively conducting School Level Faculty Development Program-2021. The niche area of the School-level FDP […]

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KIIT Deemed to be University is conducting a seven-day Faculty Development Program (FDP-2021) with the theme, ‘Exploring Self: A New Paradigm in Education’ from 20th to 26th June, 2021 on Virtual Mode. This year School of Humanities, School of Commerce & Economics, and School of Languages, are collaboratively conducting School Level Faculty Development Program-2021. The niche area of the School-level FDP is “Progressive Approaches for Excellence in Teaching, Learning and Research (Amid Impending Paradigm Shift in Education)”.

Educators are looking for ways to make online and hybrid teaching more effective and efficient. At this FDP, participants will learn best practices, tools, and techniques and the wisdom to know when and how to use them to fit their courses’, students’, and individual teaching style. Educators will also get to ‘learn, unlearn and relearn’ and explore themselves in the field of research.

The objective of the FDP is to encourage educators across various fields to unite together and rejuvenate their knowledge for further promotion of their holistic growth. As many as 15 sessions will be conducted based on Sub Themes: Ethical Balance Between – Teaching, Mentoring and Research, Know Thyself: Empowering self, New Directions in Interdisciplinary Research Trend, Leveraging Research Projects in Digital World and Protection of Intellectual Properties.

Speaking at the school-level inaugural session, Prof. Asish Kumar Sen, Chairman, UG Programme, Schools of Technology, and Dean-in-Charge, School of Humanities, KIIT Deemed to be University highlighted the important aspects of FDP 2021. Prof. Jayanta Kumar Parida, Director of School of Commerce & Economics began the first session by speaking on ‘Art of Effective Teaching, Mentoring and Holistic Development’. Prof. Biswajit Das, Dean of School of Language, expressed his views on ‘Research and Research Paper’ publication in top notch journals  enlisted under Scopus, WoS, SCI, ABDC and many more. Prof. Ajay Kumar Singh, Vice Chancellor of Sri Sri University, Cuttack shared his insight on various vital aspects of ‘Professional Ethics’ along with focusing on UGC guidelines on controlling plagiarism.

In all, 158 faculty members from different Institutes/Universities across India registered for the program. The sessions were very interactive where participants could relate their own life experience with the concerned topic and appreciated KIIT Deemed to be University for taking the initiative to organize the FDP.

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KIIT Student Counselling Cell, School of Applied Sciences and School of Humanities Organize Counselling Session for Parents https://news.kiit.ac.in/schools/sot/humanities/kiit-student-counselling-cell-school-of-applied-sciences-and-school-of-humanities-organize-counselling-session-for-parents/ https://news.kiit.ac.in/schools/sot/humanities/kiit-student-counselling-cell-school-of-applied-sciences-and-school-of-humanities-organize-counselling-session-for-parents/#respond Tue, 04 May 2021 10:15:40 +0000 https://news.kiit.ac.in/?p=29766

The Student Counselling Cell of KIIT Deemed to be University in association with School of Applied Sciences and School of Humanities organised an interactive session with the parents of B. Tech 1st year students from 27th to 29th April 2021. The meetings were presided by Dr. Sucheta Priyabadini, Director, Students Counseling, KIIT in presence of the respective Heads of Schools; Dr. […]

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The Student Counselling Cell of KIIT Deemed to be University in association with School of Applied Sciences and School of Humanities organised an interactive session with the parents of B. Tech 1st year students from 27th to 29th April 2021. The meetings were presided by Dr. Sucheta Priyabadini, Director, Students Counseling, KIIT in presence of the respective Heads of Schools; Dr. B. P. Padhy, Prof-in-charge of Student Affairs; members of Tutor Mentoring & Counselling Committee of the School, and the Tutor Mentors. The parents actively participated in the discussions and suggested a few proposals for the overall well being of the students.

“It is a very good initiative taken by KIIT”, said one of the parents. All of the parents expressed their gratitude for the teaching, learning and conducive ambience provided by KIIT-DU to groom their wards. A few suggestions like sessions on importance of exercising, effective management of screen timings, use of multimedia in classes, real exposure to lab sessions, effective participation of students in different student societies as well as students’ career planning were also discussed.

The meeting was very effectively conducted by members of Tutor Mentor and Counselling Committee along with Prof. Puspalata Pattojoshi, Dean SAS, Prof. Kajal Parashar and Prof. B P. Padhy, considering this as a significant need of the hour.

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