Orientation Programme


The Orientation programme is of four weeks duration with a minimum of 24 working days and 144 contact hours (six hours per day). The objectives of our HRDC are met by structuring our Orientation Programmes into four components:

COMPONENT A: Awareness of linkages between society, environment,Development and education.
COMPONENT B: Philosophy of education, Indian education system and pedagogy
COMPONENT C: Resource awareness and knowledge generation
COMPONENT D: Management and personality development

The topics that are covered under each segment are :

A)

Education, Social justice and Social reforms, Environmental awareness and biodiversity, Role and responsibility of a teacher, Human Rights, Disaster management, Science and society, Gender issues, Media and society, Secularism, Understanding the culture and society of North Eastern region , Consumer rights and responsibilities, HIV/AIDS, Field visit to any distress centre.

B)

Philosophy of education, Indian education system, organizational structure, policies and programmes; Management in higher education, Issues and challenges in higher education, Contemporary strategies for Teaching, learning and evaluation; Interactive teaching through blogging and social media, Microteaching, Use of the blackboard in classroom teaching, Exam reforms.

C)

Use of e-resources for teaching and research , Computer practicals (Advanced Power Point), , Cyber crime dangers & its prevention, e-content development, Moodle as a platform for teaching and evaluation, Research methodology, Research projects and sponsoring agencies, Current affairs.

D)

Communication skills, Scientific temper, Leadership, Team building and work culture, Conflict management, Transactional analysis in education, The art of counselling students, Students suicide prevention, Attitudes and values, Stress management and positive thinking, Time management, etc.



Important Features:

•  A three day workshop on e-content development.

•  Visit to any distress center like old age home, orphanage, spastic society, blind school e.t.c. to sensitize the participants to the
   underprivileged sections of the society.

•  Visit to TIFR is arranged where the participants attend a lecture on Science and its impact on our society and they are also shown the
    various labs where research is being done.