IQAC Work Shop
- IQAC Work Shop
IQAC Work Shop
Internal Quality Assurance Cell strives hard to stimulate and provide quality education in the college by organizing workshop for both teachers and students. In the academic year 2013-14, IQAC organized three workshops on various themes by keeping the demands of present competitive world.
The first One Day Workshop on “Preparation for Competitive Examination” on 11 September 2014 for the III BA, BCom, BBM and BSc students to create awareness about the importance of competitive examination and to guide the interested students regarding how to crack competitive examinations. The workshop was inaugurated by the Principal, N Rame Gowda along with three resource persons Mr.Grish, special invitee of Jammu and Kashmir government and a consultant to IAS competitive examination, Mr. P.Narasim Murthy a civil Service aspirant and consultant to competitive examinations, who is presently working as Assistant Manager in Canara Bank, Mr. Rajesh a civil aspirant and working as an advocate in High court.
Mr.Grish focused on the fundamental key techniques of study and how to prepare good strategic plan for the competitive examinations. Further, he mentioned a few basic books and the way to begin the study. He stressed that competitive examinations aspirant need a consistent studies and plan should have an appetite for knowledge.
Mr.P. Narasim Murthy enlightened the students by giving information about the written test conducted by Staff Selection Commission IBPS (Institute of Banking Principle Selection), IIM examination such as English, Logical Reasoning, General Mathematics, General Study, Computer Study and Interview. Even he gave guidance regarding job opportunities.
Mr.Rajesh has created awareness about importance of competitive examinations and also gave details of UPSC(Union Public Service Commision)and SSC (Staff Selection Commission)
The second One Day Workshop on “Stress Management” was organized on 12 March 2014 for the teachers and non-teaching staff, in order to train them to cope with work pressure and stressful life. The workshop was inaugurated by the eminent Recourse Person Mr. Kennappa Setty, PhD Scholar and Psychiatric Social Worker, Adult Psychiatry, PSWD, NIMHANS, Bengaluru and presided over by Principal N. Rame Gowda. The inauguration was followed by the presidential address by the Principal, in which he remarked, “Due to continuous work pressure there is a need to train the minds to work peacefully”.
The workshop was divided into two sessions. The ive of the first session was to assess the stress level of teachers and non-teaching staff. The Resource Person gave questionnaires to each one by asking them to fill the questionnaire with the instruction to keep the scores confidential. Further, he even gave a parameter to analysis their stress level and provided certain remedies and measures as per their stress level. It was followed by group discussion in which the d groups were allotted a question to work on and select one group representative to present the views, perspectives and suggestions of the entire group. Each group presented innovative ideas, stressed on the problems faced by them and even came up with suggestions.
The second session opened with ice breaking activity. Keeping the views and perspectives of teachers, the Resource Person made a power point presentation to address various issues related to stress such as common internal causes of stress, impact of stress- physical symptoms, cognitive symptoms, emotional symptoms and stress management- coping with stress i. e. negative coping and positive coping, Dr Sury’s concept of mental health, strategies to avoid stress by following four A’s- Adopt, Avoid, Accept and Alter. The presentation was immediately followed by discussion session in which many questions were raised and discussed. The workshop was concluded by summation and reflection.
The third One Day workshop on “How to Enhance Positive Mental Health” was conducted on 18 March 2015 for I BA, BCom. BBM and BSC students. The core ive of the workshop was to create awareness among the students on how to build positive mental health and improve study skills. The first session was opened with the discussion of healthy and unhealthy study habits of the students and later to access their study habits, the Resource Person distributed questionnaires to the one hundred forty-seven student participants and asked to answer the questions by yes/no by calculating their scores by themselves. The Resource Person gave general parameter to access their study habits along with certain important techniques to inculcate healthy study habits. He also showed a documentary to the students.
The second session began with a talk on improving study skills by showing slides and quoting live examples of great personalities. Under this topic he covered the following key points such as motivation, concentration, effective learning, group study, memory improvement, revision, time table, preparation for exams, writing exams, dealing with failure and other related tips. The second presentation was on positive mental health under which thirteen pprinciples of positive mental health were given to the students. The thirteen Principles include: improve your physical health, understand your strengths and weakness, strengthening your Inter personal relationship, talk it out, be optimistic, plan carefully about your future, learn from yours and others experience, work while you work play while you play, concentrate on present situation, have a sense of humour, don’t expect perfection do your best , think good Talk good and do good to others, enjoy the ordinary occurrences of daily life. The workshop concluded with the feedback from the students from each course.