Teaching and learning in fast evolving times :
With ever-increasing availability of AI based technologies in today’s VUCA world, huge impetus of digitech led disruption in education and as advocated by India’s latest education policy, NEP 2020; academia needs to adopt the much-needed new skill sets for both teaching and learning. Significant and desirable changes can be accomplished by adopting 21st
century teaching and learning skills. This workshop shall scaffold the honing of required teacher-led skills in the participants. It shall encompass these sub-topics:
Student-centric teaching and learning :
Student-centric teaching and learning is the way forward and is about creating an encouraging environment in the (online/offline/hybrid) classrooms that is exploratory, discussion based, experiential and engaging.
Empowered teaching :
Empowered teaching is the prudent means as the pedagogical and andragogical interventions need to be aligned to develop or provide Critical Thinking & Problem Solving, Innovative approach, Collaboration and Communication, Agility, Curiosity & Imagination. The best means is to enable the teaching community to acquire critical thinking, constructive communication, diverse collaboration with creativity and leadership.
The master skill for the above said is Emotional intelligence. Both the teachers (staff) and learners (students) need to build their emotional intelligence and work towards attaining holistic outcomes. The need is to develop mental wellness through self-awareness, self-motivation and the social-emotional skill- empathy.
Mode of workshop: Online
Day : 1st July 2023, Saturday
Session 1: 10:00 a.m. – 01:00 p.m.
1. Teaching and learning in fast evolving times
2. Student-centric teaching and learning
Live session: 3 hrs lecture
Session 2: 02:00 p.m. – 04:00 p.m.
1. Empowered teaching
2. Emotional Intelligence
Live session: 2 hrs lecture
Last date of Registration: June 27th ,2023
Profile of the Instructor(s)
Kartic Vaidyanathan is the founder of LetsPlayToLearn, an initiative that enables joyful learning through the power of play for corporates and educational institutions. He has 21 years of experience in the corporate world and 5+ years as an entrepreneur. He teaches several courses for UG and PG students at IIT Madras related to Personal and Professional Development Stream that includes LifeSkills, Habits, Happiness and Success and LetsPlayToLearn. Apart from that he has done an NPTEL module on Strategies for Professional Growth as a part of IITM Online BS Degree for Data-Sciences. He also does a lot of mentoring for youngsters on guiding them on various aspects.
As a part of several workshops he has conducted for faculty, he has noticed that many faculty needed help in connecting better with their students, adopt new age teaching methodologies in line with 21st century but are unable to do so. This workshop is an attempt to cover areas that teachers could learn and adapt
Dr Pratima Khandelwal is an edu-prenuer and the Founder of ‘FlyHigh’ Educational Excellence Services (an MSME unit) in Bengaluru. FlyHigh is dedicated for capacity building of teachers and students, primarily at higher educational institutions. She functions also as Professor of Practice at Faculty of Life and Allied Health Sciences at Ramaiah University of Applied Sciences, Bengaluru.
She holds PhD in ‘Food Technology and Process& Food Engineering’, and carries collective 23+ years of teaching (MSc and BE Biotechnology), research, mentoring and leadership experience. Since 2018, she’s exclusively into capacity building and upskilling both teachers and students via customised, engaging and interactive techniques resting on empathetic and techno- pedagogy. She has been a resource person in many training programs at AICTE, NPTEL, NAHEP, Aatmanirbhar Bharat Training of Trainers (under MoFPT, GoI) and at a few IITs, beyond many central, state and private universities in India and abroad. Her training programs are designed in alignment with OBE and NEP 2020. She is a strong believer that upskilling, reskilling and maintaining a healthy lifestyle are pertinent in today’s disruptive times, and advocates enriching (higher) education through interactive and contemporary pedagogical practices. She carries passion and pragmatism in offering tools and techniques for happier outcomes with participants and stakeholders deriving multidimensional benefits.
Eligibility & Fees
Laptop with good wifi to login. Mobile logins won’t help.
Fee breakup for the workshop:
Faculty – Rs. 590/- ( Rs. 500 + 18% GST)
Students – Rs. 354/- ( Rs. 300 + 18% GST)
Final Quiz will be given that needs a pass % of 60