The objectives of Orientation Program were as follows:
- To welcome the students to higher education and prepare them for their new role.
- To help the students to adjust and feel comfortable in the new environment.
- To instill the ethos and culture of Bharati Vidyapeeth CDOE among the students.
- To uncover the students to a sense of larger purpose and self-exploration.
- To introduce the staff members to the students.
- To resolve their queries.
Faculty Development Program on “Development of MOOCs”
Bharati Vidyapeeth (Deemed to be University), Pune (BVDU) had organized a Six– Days Online Faculty Development Program on “Development of MOOCs (Massive Open Online Course)” from 17 January 2022 to 22 January 2022. It was organized for the faculty members of all 29 constituent units of BVDU. More than 150 faculty members attended with active participation, self-learning, and hands-on training. The concept of this workshop was initiated by the Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr. Manikrao Salunkhe considering the need for e-content development which proves to be a powerful tool for educators today. The expertise and knowledge of an experienced teacher may be transformed by converting into e-content through creative means which requires the intervention of professionals with the required skills. With this objective of imparting the skills for effective development and delivery of e-content, the BVDU-IQAC (Internal Quality Assurance Cell) and BVDU-CDOE (Center for Distance and Online Education) have organized this 6-day FDP on ‘Development of MOOCs’ for the faculty from all disciplines.
FDP on Designing a Questions Bank (Blooms Taxonomy based Question Paper which includes Objective & Subjective Questions)
Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed to be University CDOE (Centre for Distance and Online Education) organized a two days Faculty Development Program on Designing a Question Bank. The dates for the FDP are 24th and 25th of February. The objective of this FDP was to enhance the skills of the Faculty members in designing the MCQ as evaluation plays a significant role in the Teaching Learning process. Dr. Anuradha Deshmukh was invited as the resource person. She elaborated on the objectives of designing the question bank. She also demonstrated the designing of the Multiple Choice Question Bank based on Bloom’s Taxonomy. Faculty members from Management, Law, Humanities and Social Sciences attended the sessions.