National Level FDP on OBE & Essential AI Tools For Teachers Organised by The IQAC of Carmel College Autonomous, Mala, Thrissur

FDP on OBE Carmel College

National Level FDP on OBE & Essential AI Tools For Teachers Organised by The IQAC of Carmel College Autonomous, Mala, Thrissur

Sep-05-2023, Articles

Highlights of the FDP:

  • Programme sessions are delivered through synchronous-asynchronous hybrid mode.
  • Live webinars steered the Inaugural session and streamed through multiple channels.
  • Hands-on Activities through LMS provide an enriched learning experience.
  • 2747 Participants and 976 Institutions from 28 States and 2 Union Territories in India, 1 each from Mauritius, Muscat, Somalia and Papua New Guinea registered, of which 1168 participants accessed both online sessions and the LMS platform and the remaining 1579 participants attended the online sessions alone.

 

Brochure:

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Resource Persons for the Faculty Development Program:

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Dr Mendus Jacob

Professor & Director, MCA, Marian College Kuttikkanam (Autonomous)

A former Director of the School of Applicable Mathematics, MG University, an Academician and an Entrepreneur with 30+ years of experience, Dr Mendus is a well-known resource person for FDPs in OBE, NEP and Accreditation.

Dr Mendus is also the MD & CEO of ipsr Solutions Limited – an IT Company supporting Higher Education Institutes in implementing Outcome Education and Innovative Teaching-Learning and Assessment strategies.

Dr Sunil Job KA

Adjunct Faculty, Marian College Kuttikkanam (Autonomous) and Chief of Academics, ipsr Solutions Limited.

An Academician well-versed in OBE and a resource person for National Conferences at FDPs, Dr. Sunil Job with 30+ years of experience in teaching and 10+ years in Corporate Consultancy is the Associate Professor at MG University, College of Teacher Education since 1999.

A resource person for several FDPs in OBE, Data Science, E-Learning etc., Dr Sunil has served as a Visiting Team Member of NCTE for ‘Grant of Recognition’ and as a resource person for the Affiliation Renewal Committee of MG University.

Dr Suresh Namboothri

The Founder Member of Espoir Technologies Pune.

Former Chief Operating Officer at Tata Motors and a Product Design Specialist in automobiles, consumer electronics, home appliances, computers and telecommunications, Dr Suresh is a highly sought-after professional interviewer for senior positions in Engineering and Management.

A well-known resource person for FDPs on OBE, Critical and Creative Thinking, Dr Suresh Namboothiri, a designer and developer of 200+ products with over 30 years of industry experience, is also the founder of Espoir Technologies, Pune. He has worked with engineers from 8 countries.

Participants

Deans, Head of the Departments, and Faculty Members from Higher Educational Institutions across the Indian States and from abroad. 

 

2747 participants took part in the programme and benefited from the session.

 

Screenshots of a few participants of the Faculty Development Programme:

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Screenshots of a few participants of the Faculty Development Programme.

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Day 1: 10 August 2023

The first-day session of the Faculty Development Programme on Outcome Based Education and Essential AI Tools for Teachers, organised by the Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) of Carmel College Autonomous, Mala, Thrissur, in association with the Kerala State Higher Education Council (KSHEC), commenced at 2.00 PM on the 10 August 2023. 

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The welcome note for the event was delivered by Dr. Sr Kochuthressia K P, Principal, Carmel College, Autonomous, Mala. She has 26 years of teaching career in Botany and has 12 National and International Research publications, and 11 paper presentations, served as NSS Program Officer for 7 years, and held various coordinating roles.

 

Dr Rajan Varughese, Member Secretary, KSHEC and the former Pro-Vice Chancellor of Mahatma Gandhi University Kottayam, delivered the Presidential Address and inaugurated the programme on behalf of the Council.

 

The Introductory Remarks were given by Dr Mendus Jacob, Director, MCA, Marian College Kuttikanam, Autonomous and former Director of the School of Applicable Mathematics, MG University, Dr Mendus is an academician and an entrepreneur with 35+ years of expertise in the education sector.

 

The Word of Thanks was delivered by Mary Philip, HoD & Assistant Professor, Dept. of Political Science and Coordinator, Internal Quality Assurance Cell, Carmel College, Mala. 

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Click to watch the inaugural ceremony of the FDP on Outcome Based Education and Essential AI Tools for Teachers

 

The inauguration ceremony was followed by an informative and interesting session by Dr. Sunil Job based on Bloom’s Taxonomy.

 

During the session, he explained in detail about Learning, Bloom’s Taxonomy, the three different domains – Cognitive, Affective, and Psychomotor Domains – and the six different levels – Remembering, Understanding, Applying, Analyzing, Evaluating and Creating.

 

Click to watch the day-1 session of Bloom’s Taxonomy by Dr Sunil Job KA.

 

A task Question Paper Analysis on the Basis of Bloom’s Taxonomy was given to the participants to evaluate their knowledge acquired during the session.

 

Day 2: 11 August 2023 

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The second-day session was also by Dr Sunil Job based on the topic introduction to OBE and Design of Outcomes. During the session, he explained what is OBE,  the importance of OBE in the education system, various outcomes etc.

 

The session concluded with a word of thanks by Dr Maya Mathew, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Physics, Carmel College Mala in which she thanked the resource persons, the organizing committee and the participants. 

 

Click to watch the day-2 session Introduction to OBE and Design of Outcomes by Dr Sunil Job KA.

 

Another task, a workshop activity titled Course Outcome and Quality Check was assigned to the participants to understand their knowledge in the field.

 

Day 3: 12 August 2023

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During the third day’s session by Dr Mendus Jacob on the topic of Mapping of Outcomes, Attainment Calculation and Tools, he gave a detailed explanation about the process of mapping, attainment of CO and PO, CO level assessment, sample PO calculation etc.

 

Brighty Robert, Assistant Professor, Dept of History Carmel College gave away the Word of Thanks to the resource persons, the organizers and the participants.

 

Click to watch the day-3 session Mapping of Outcomes, Attainment Calculation and Tools by Dr Mendus Jacob.

 

Two tasks: Formulation of Assessment Questions With Respect to a Course Outcome and Finding the Mapping Strength, and the CO Computation Prototype Model were given to check the grasping power of the participants on the topics discussed during the session.

 

Day 4: 14 August 2023

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Dr Suresh Namboothiri, the resource person for the fourth day of the Faculty Development Programme discussed Outcome Based Education and how ChatGPT can be effectively used for Classroom preparation. 

 

The Word of Thanks was delivered by Meenu Jose, Assistant Professor, Department of Statistics where she thanked the resource persons, the participants and the organizers.

 

Click to watch the day-4 session ChatGPT and AI Tools for Educators by Dr Suresh Namboothiri.

 

Day 5: 16 August 2023

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The day-5 session was the continuation of the topic ChatGPT and AI Tools for Educators by Dr Suresh Namboothiri. During the session, Dr Namboothiri discussed the various prompts that could be used while using ChatGPT in order to get better results.

 

The fifth-day session concluded with a Word of Thanks by Ms Greatel Francis Paremel, Assistant Professor, Head of the Physics Department. 

 

 Click to watch the day-5 session ChatGPT and AI Tools for Educators by Dr Suresh Namboothiri. 

 

Day 6: 17 August 2023

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The day-6 session conducted by Dr Suresh Namboothiri was the continuation of the previous day’s session in which Dr Namboothiri explained the various prompts and how faculty can prevent misuse of ChatGPT in class assignments.

 

Dr Maya Mathew, Assistant Professor from the Department of Physics delivered the Word of Thanks on the sixth-day session of the Faculty Development Programme.

 

Click to watch the day-6 session ChatGPT and AI Tools for Educators by Dr Suresh Namboothiri.

 

Day 7: 18 August 2023

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The first session of the final day on the topic of ChatGPT and AI Tools for the Implementation of OBE was handled by Dr Sunil Job KA and the second session, OBE Implementation – The Road Ahead was handled by Dr Mendus Jacob.

 

An optional task Submit an Article on Innovative Practices in Teaching and Learning was assigned to the participants to check the knowledge they have attained over these days. 

 

Valedictory Function:

The valedictory function followed the interesting sessions by Dr Sunil Job and Dr Mendus Jacob. Dr Rajan Gurukkal, Vice Chairman, Kerala State Higher Education Council and former Vice-Chancellor of Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam delivered the valedictory address. In his address, he stressed the importance of Outcome Based Education in the present education system. He also highlighted the importance of using Artificial Intelligence in the education sector and the crucial role of ChatGPT in accessing knowledge according to the situation in need. 

Dr Gurukkal informed the participants that “Learning is not just remembering, but systematic understanding which is rendered possible by Outcome Based Education ”. He mentioned that though new technologies are available, teachers still have a big role to play in developing the knowledge of students by understanding the limitations of these Artificial Intelligence Tools in providing accurate or correct data every time. Dr Gurukkal also thanked the participants for their interest in obtaining more knowledge about the latest tools that can be used in the education sector.

 

Word of Thanks:

The Word of Thanks was delivered by Dr Sr Kochuthressia, Principal, Carmel College Mala, Thrissur. In her speech, she thanked the Kerala State Higher Education Council for conducting such informative sessions. She expressed hope that this 7-day programme would have definitely benefited the participants to a large extent and thanked them for their active participation in the programme. She also thanked the resource persons for conducting such informative and interesting sessions throughout the programme. A special word of gratitude was given to all the organizers of this programme for coordinating the event in a professional manner. 

 

Feedback Through Mentimeter: 

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Overall Suggestions:

Feedback in a Nutshell:

  • Superb practical sessions, where the blended mode made it very convenient for everyone to understand and complete the tasks. 
  • A good blended mode Online FDP that boosted the knowledge in view of the implementation of NEP 2020.
  • Very informative sessions that provided good knowledge about ChatGPT and OBE.
  • The session regarding the Usage of ChatGPT in Academics was very informative.
  • Acquired a good understanding of CO & PO Attainment.
  • Additional reference materials help improve the practice of learners, especially AI Tools.
  • Excellent insights on ChatGPT and usage of Prompts.

A few notable suggestions from the participants:

  • The slides should be available in the participant’s LMS for at least a month so that they get more time to revise and get acquainted.
  • Need to conduct more such informative and interesting sessions.
  • More points regarding Accreditation can be elaborated.

 

 

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