Dimapur, January 31: Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) of C-Edge College organised faculty development programme today on the theme “Enhancing competencies”, sponsored by Kiremwati Chair, in its conference room which was attended by all teaching faculty members and faculty members from other colleges.
The FDP was held with two technical sessions – professional ethics and interactive session on language usage. The first technical session was chaired by VisenoKoutsu, HoD of Political Science and started with the keynote address by Dr Hewasa Lorin, vice principal of Tetso College where she put forward the statement that the greatest fallacy about professional education is the idea that anyone can teach, and argued that teaching requires special knowledge in teaching skills.
In her address, questions were raised on how do grade to encourage the weak ones and challenge the stronger ones. She addressed some of the issues faced by the students in the classroom such as correct writing and inability to communicate effectively in their answers. The first technical session also featured a talk and presentation on professional ethics by Wapanginla Ao, HoD of Management Studies and IQAC coordinator of the college.
The second technical session on language usage was based on more interaction and practical exercises. It has two parts namely introduction to phonetics and mind your language which was conducted by the English communicative skills (ECS) team of the college. The first part was taken over by Dr Chubatola Aier who delivered on the theoretical introduction to phonetics and evaluation exercise, followed by phonetics practical session by Meyatemsu Longkumer, HoD of English Department. The second technical session also had a practical session on language usages which was taken by Daisy Shitio, Academic Dean and Asst. Professor of English Department. The programme concluded with the awarding of certificates to the participants. .
(Page News Service)