FACULTY DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITY 2: EXPERT LECTURE by Dept. of English

An online expert lecture on “The challenges of online teaching and learning” was arranged on October 16, 2020 from 9.30 to 10.30 am. The lecture was delivered by an eminent Canadian professor, Dr. Asma Sayed, Canada Research Chair, Department of English, Kwantlen Polytechnic University, British Columbia, Canada. It was attended by the Principal Dr. Yvonne Fernandes and all faculty members of the college.

Following the outbreak of Covid 19 pandemic, the educational process has been severely affected world over. But due to the advancement of technology, classes are conducted online, using various online tools. Though online classes serve the purpose to a great extent, it poses many problems and challenges. Dr. Asma Sayed listed the various online teaching problems faced by the teachers and students. The possible solutions were also discussed with practical examples. The research based practical solutions recommended for improving the online teaching are worth implementing. The programme was anchored by Dr. Sushmita Ganguly, Member Faculty Development Committee and Head, Department of Chemistry.

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