Faculty Development Programme on Project Based Learning on 16th October 2017

The event was organized and sponsored by IEEE SSIT ES Joint Bangalore chapter.

One day Faculty development programme on “Project Based Learning” was held on 16th October 2017. Principal Dr. S. G. Gopala Krishna, Vice Principal – Administration Dr. N. G. S. Udupa, Treasurer of IEEE SSIT ES Joint Bangalore Chapter and Coordinator of all IEEE activities of NCET Prof. B. Roopashri Tantri, Vice Principal – Academic Dr. Srikanat Murty and faculty members were present. The event was inaugurated at 10 am by all the dignitaries. The sessions began at 11 am. The first session was hosted by Dr. N. G. S. Udupa. He gave an overview of project based learning and mentioned many projects on latest technologies, which can be carried out by the students. In the second session, Dr. Kumar, Dean R&D of NCET, explained the concept of project based learning through some videos and case studies. He also gave some tips in designing curricula for project based learning and some methods of assessment. Many questions were raised by the faculty members in both the sessions. Some suggestions were also made by the Principal and the participants. In the afternoon session, Dr. Kapilan, Head of the department of mechanical engineering enlightened the faculty members by explaining the opportunities given to the students through project based learning and the advantages of incorporating them in the course. 50 faculty members attended the programme.

The valedictory function was held at 3.30 pm. Dr. Ramesh Unnikrishnan, Regional Director, SWRO, AICTE was the chief guest for the function. He enthralled the audience by highlighting the need for introducing Project Based Learning in the curricula. He also announced that AICTE has chosen NCET for hosting national level Hackathon in 2018. Participants of the programme were distributed certificates by him. The event ended at 4 pm.