INDIA SCIENCE AND RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP (ISRF)
The dynamics of the 21st century knowledge economy is being progressively driven by scientific and technological capabilities of a nation. The economic growth, prosperity and development of a country is increasingly being determined by its S&T competence and strength rather than its material and resource base.
22 New Academic staff completes Induction programme on Introduction to University Learning and Teaching (IULT)
The mandatory induction programme on IULT to new academic staff was attended by 22 Assistant Lecturers recruited recently and deployed at various
colleges. A team of four resource persons within the University facilitated the 10 day induction programme that covered wide range of topics such as principles of university learning, facilitating active learning, lecture as university teaching method, lesson planning and learning outcomes, formative assessment focusing on rubrics, proper use of teaching aids, summative assessment focusing on question blue print, professional integrity and ethics, case study as teaching in university. The programme also included sessions on academic regulations especially on programmes and awards, assessment regulations, programme development procedures and quality assurance mechanisms in place. The highlight of the progamme was an individual microteaching practice on two rounds that were recorded and played for self reflections. The induction participants were also given hands-on-training to virtual learning methods as part of university learning.
A common University-wide Dzongkha Module on Communication skills gets rolling
Dzongkha tutors from Sherubtse College, Jigme Namgyel Polytechnic, Institute of Language and Cultural Studies, College of Natural Resources, Paro College of Education, Gaeddu College of Business Studies and Samtse College of Education including Royal Thimphu College and Royal Institute of Health Sciences
3rd ICUN Conference held in the Royal University of Bhutan