FDP 2021 at School of Humanities,School of Commerce & Economics, and School of Languages
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.