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Half Day Coordinators Workshop on Pedagogy for Effective use of ICT in Engineering Education

This Workshop is conducted by Prof. Sahana Murthy Prof. Sridhar Iyer from November 25th, 2014 to November 25th, 2014

Topics in the workshop will include:

  1. Course planning
    1. Developing learning objectives-what, why, how
    2. Hierarchy of cognitive levels for learning objectives
    3. Concept maps for course planning and corresponding open-source tools
  2. Writing effective assessment questions
    1. Alignment of assessment to learning objectives
    2. Writing higher order assessment questions (Apply, analyze, evaluate, and create levels)
  3. Visualizing scientific content
    1. Benefits of visualizations such as animation and simulation for engineering teaching & learning
    2. How to find suitable visualizations for your course
    3. How to effectively teach using visualizations
  4. Creating an active-learning classroom
    1. Why active-learning and how to achieve it
    2. Specific active-learning techniques such as Peer instruction and Think-pair-share
  5. Flipped classroom-what, why, how
    1. The out-of-class part: videos, Spoken-Tutorials for content
    2. The in-class part: activities for students based on above content
  6. Promoting student collaboration
    1. Benefits of promoting student interaction
    2. Tools to promote student collaboration – blogs, wikis, and forums
  7. Exploring ET tools
  8. Evaluating effectiveness of teaching strategies

Coordinator Details

Rameshkumar M Jayalakshmi Institute of Technology, Dharmapuri

ISTE Coordinators Workshop on Computer Networking

This Workshop is conducted by Prof. Kameswari Chebrolu from May 5th, 2014 to May 9th, 2014

The content for the Computer Networks subject, to be covered by the blended model are:

  • Introduction, history and Layering
  • Physical Layer: Theory, Encoding techniques
  • Link Layer: Framing, Error detection and recovery, Reliability, Multiple Access, Ethernet, Token Ring, Switching
  • Network Layer: Addressing, Routing, IP
  • Transport Layer: Reliability and Congestion Control

Application Layer: DNS, Web/HTTP, Email, FTP, Peer-to-peer systems

Coordinator Details

Karhikeyan K                    Asst Prof/CSE Jayalakshmi Institute of Technology, Dharmapuri

ISTE Coordinators Workshop on Computer Programming

This Workshop is conducted by Prof. Deepak B. Phatak from April 21st, 2014 to April 26th, 2014 

The content for the computer programming subject, to be covered by the blended MOOC later are:

  • Algorithms
  • Elements of C/C++ programming languages
  • Basic data types
  • Sequential and conditional execution
  • Iterative solutions
  • Arrays, matrices, and their applications Functions
  • Basics of Sorting and searching
  • Elements of string processing
  • Introduction to pointers
  • Software Engineering concepts
  • Pointers
  • Structures
  • File processing
  • Handling graphics
  • Introduction to Object Oriented Programming
  • Classes and Methods, C++ Standard Library


Coordinator Details

Deebak S.J Jayalakshmi Institute of Technology, Dharmapuri
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