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A poem can do wonders!.Teaching Page

A worthy Poem is a ‘playground’, full of ideas,
Like small - big balls, bullyed in a conceptual space,
With all 26 alphabets, rearranged, at each intent;
acronym for a “Place, to Open - Emotions and Moments”,

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- Posted on April 30th, 2017 in Teaching Page, Education, Poems | 147 Views | Comments (0)

Prof P Thareja conducted a session on “Setting of Question Paper for Subjective Examination” in the Learning Centre, GNA University on 23rd Jan 2016 targeting it towards a realignment of assessment system with Quality of Teaching & Learning. The session was conducted around the trilogy principle of addressing (i) Learning Outcomes (LO), (ii) matching the requisites of Evaluation instrument (Quality of Question Paper) towards stipulated LO’s (iii) conducting a Test of Significance, with relevant statistical parameters to ensure the criteria are met.

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- Posted on January 24th, 2016 in Pages, Quality, Teaching Page, Education, Engineering | 360 Views | Comments (0)

There are two potent questions in my grey mind.

(i) Though in my 40 years of teaching no dumb (lacking the power of speech Ref: dictionary.reference.com/browse/dumb) student applied for admission to engineering. If it were true, should I have had denied him/her admission?). I hope not.. on the contrary the student shall get preference- because of handicap quota.

(ii) What would have happened if I had not wasted my precious years learning German, when I was not to be exposed to advanced literature ( technical or other) right one at right time

The former question has a rider attached. because the dumb has a guised meaning too as it may… [simplify or reduce the intellectual content of something so as to make it accessible to a larger number of people.] In that case the situation is twinned to negative side.

My focus in this discussion is on the 1st problem. Some help is solicited?

Let me recall a real life example:
We had called a professional engineer (from industry) to conduct oral examination over minor projects developed by students

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- Posted on January 17th, 2016 in Pages, Personal Development, Teaching Page, Education | 532 Views | Comments (1)

Confusion.Pages

… read conversation between Mr. Watt and William Knott*…

“Who’s calling?” was the answer to the telephone.

“Watt.”

“What is your name, please?”

“Watt’s my name.”

“That’s what I asked you. What’s your name?”
*Confusion confuses and creates confusion to further the confusion**

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- Posted on November 20th, 2015 in Pages, Quality, Personal Development, General, Humour, Teaching Page, Love_ly, Education | 471 Views | Comments (0)

Mathematics is a wonderful common sense,
to understand the harmony in nature magnificent;
which is complex, in the utmost and true sense…

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- Posted on May 19th, 2015 in Teaching Page, Education, Poems | 431 Views | Comments (0)