Faculty Development Programme
FACULTY DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME (FDP 2021)
THEME: EXPLORING SELF: A NEW PARADIGM IN EDUCATION”
KIIT (Deemed to be University) Bhubaneswar conducts Faculty Development Program every year to keep the faculty members abreast of the latest developments in teaching, pedagogy, research and innovations. It empowers them with knowledge and skill to lead in academics.
KIIT Deemed to be University has successfully conducted a seven days long Faculty Development Program (FDP-2021) on the theme, ‘Exploring Self: A New Paradigm in Education’ from 20 th to 26 th June, 2021 on Virtual Mode.
Prof. Achyuta Samanta, The Visionary Leader and Honourable Founder, KIIT (DU) & KISS
Prof. Ved Prakash, Chancellor, KIIT (Deemed to be University) Bhubaneswar
Prof. Hrushikesha Mohanty, Vice Chancellor, KIIT (Deemed to be University) Bhubaneswar
Prof. Sasmita Samanta, Pro Vice Chancellor, KIIT (Deemed to be University) Bhubaneswar
Prof. Jnyana Ranjan Mohanty, Registrar, KIIT (Deemed to be University) Bhubaneswar
Prof. Chinmoy Kumar Panigrahi, Director, Quality Assurance, KIIT (Deemed to be University) Bhubaneswar
Mr. Shingo Miyamoto
Minister (Economic & Development)
Embassy of Japan, New Delhi, India
Guest of Honour
Prof. Ashok Kumar Chawla
Advisor (Japan), East Asia Division
Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India, New Delhi, India
DAY 1: 20.06.2021 INAUGURAL (BY THE INSTITUTION)
Welcoming the Chief Guest, Guest of Honour, the Dignitaries and Faculty Members to the program, Prof. Achyuta Samanta congratulated the faculty members for their rapid adaptation to the new virtual mode of teaching-learning and their sincere efforts to keep the students motivated during the pandemic. Speaking on the theme, “Discover Yourself to Explore the World”, he highlighted the importance of National Education Policy, stressing on its rapid implementation in true spirit.
Prof. Samanta briefly shared his continuous quest for knowledge and insatiate desire for social service to help the marginalized population of the society. He referred to Swami Vivekananda’s vision of empowering the downtrodden and marginalized population to transform India from developing to developed nation; and the immense role of faculty members and teachers to achieve and accomplish the goal. He advised all the faculty members to dream big and put up their best efforts to achieve the same through continuous learning. On the occasion, the KIIT Quality Assurance Manual-2021 was released by the Founder.
Prof. Ved Prakash, Chancellor, KIIT-DU stressed the role of Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) of the university to ensure quality teaching and research at the national and international levels. He emphasized that the university’s research focus should be aligned with national and international requirements.
Prof. Hrushikesha Mohanty, Vice Chancellor summarized the academic achievements of KIIT during last year and highlighted different initiatives taken by the university to promote excellence.
The FDP Information Brochure-2021 was released by the Chief Guest, Mr. Shingo Miyamoto, Minister (Economic & Development), Embassy of Japan, New Delhi. In his address, Mr. Miyamoto reflected on various aspects of Indo-Japan engagement. He highlighted different aspects of student life in Japan and provided information about the plethora of scholarships and exchange programmes which are available at different levels.
Prof. Ashok Kumar Chawla, Advisor (Japan), East Asia Division, Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India, New Delhi, the Guest of Honour, offered an overview of the long history of India and cultural exchange and engagements with Japan on the different aspects of science and technology.
Prof. Sasmita Samanta, Pro Vice Chancellor, KIIT-DU shared her experience in governance and experiences with the students. She stressed eliciting curiosity among the students through experiential learning. Speaking on the topic, “Driving Curiosity and Designing Excellence.”
Prof. Chinmoy Kumar Panigrahi, Director, Quality Assurance, KIIT-DU extended a warm welcome to all the dignitaries, resource persons and all the faculty members present at the inaugural session.
Prof. Jnyana Ranjan Mohanty, Registrar proposed a word of thanks to all members and dignitaries.
Programme Schedule (School Level)
This year School of Humanities, School of Commerce & Economics, and School of Languages, jointly organized the School Level Faculty Development Program-2021. The Niche area of School level FDP is “Progressive Approaches for Excellence in Teaching, Learning and Research (Amid Impending Paradigm Shift in Education)”.
Day 2: 21.06.2021 (Inaugural Session)
- Asish Kumar Sen, Chairman, UG Programme, Schools of Technology, and Dean-in-Charge, School of Humanities, KIIT (Deemed to be University) Bhubaneswar
Topic: Important Aspects of FDP 2021.
- Jayanta Kumar Parida, Director of School of Commerce & Economics, KIIT (Deemed to be University) Bhubaneswar
Topic: Art of Effective Teaching: Mentoring and Holistic Development
- Biswajit Das, Dean of School of Languages, KIIT (Deemed to be University) Bhubaneswar
Topic: Research and Research Paper Publication
- Ajay Kumar Singh, Vice Chancellor of Sri Sri University, Cuttack
Topic: ‘Professional Ethics (UGC guidelines on controlling plagiarism)
Day 3: 22.06.2021
- Jatindra Kumar Nayak, Former Professor, Head, Dept. of English, Utkal University
Topic: Exploring Self: – Need to Read Autobiography
- Prof Damodar Suar, Chairperson, Social Science Research, KIIT (Deemed to be University) Bhubaneswar
Topic: Self-Development through Renewals
- Prof Kalyani Samantaray, Professor, Sri Sri University, Cuttack
Topic: 21st Century Classrooms: Introspection of Teacher Roles for Learning
Day 4: 23.06.2021
- Subhas Chandra Kumar, President MIMTS
Topic: Building Economic Resilience During Post Covid Scenario
- Sukanta Chandra Swain, Associate Dean, School of Humanities, KIIT (Deemed to be University) Bhubaneswar
Topic: Technology Adoption in Education Sector
- Manoj Kumar Dash, Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management Gwalior
Topic: Trends and Scenario of Research in Social Science based on SLR and Bibliometrics Mapping”.
Day 5: 24.06.2021
- Prasanta Parida, Associate Professor, School of Rural Management, KIIT (Deemed to be University) Bhubaneswar
Topic: Contents of a Good Research Projects
- Banibrata Mahanta, Professor, Department of English, BHU, Varanasi
Topic: Accessibility in Digital Resources and Practices: Interstitial Perspectives and Prospects
- R. N. Subudhi Sr. Professor, School of Management, KIIT (Deemed to be University) Bhubaneswar
Topic: Leveraging Research/ Projects: Linking Research in Teaching for Excellence
- Narayan Chandra Nayak, Professor, Humanities and Social Sciences, IIT Kharagpur
Topic: Significance of Multi-disciplinary Research
Day 6: 25.06.2021
Mr. Asutosh Nanda, Lead- Tech Enabling Centre, KIIT (Deemed to be University) Bhubaneswar
Workshop on: Generation and Protection of Intellectual Property: A Social Perspective
Day 7: 24.06.2021
The valedictory session of FDP-2021 at School Level was graced by Prof. A. Kumar Sen, Chairman, UG Programme, Schools of Technology, and Dean-in-Charge, School of Humanities, KIIT (Deemed to be University) Bhubaneswar; Prof. Jayanta Kumar Parida, Director of School of Commerce & Economics, KIIT (Deemed to be University) Bhubaneswar; and Prof. Biswajit Das, Dean of School of Languages KIIT (Deemed to be University) Bhubaneswar. Participants shared their own experience during the valedictory session. The session ended with a vote of thanks by the organizers.