Activities of the Internal Quality Assurance Cell for the academic year 2018-2019
The Internal Quality Assurance Cell of the College under the able guidance of the Coordinator, Dr. Sujatha. N, is a vibrant team and meticulously plans and organizes various activities for the year. The first programme- Orientation for Freshers’ was conducted on 21st and 22nd June 2018. The resource persons were invited from various fields to deliver lectures on topics like brief history of the College, facilities available in our campus, health and hygiene, self esteem, motivation, communication skills. In addition to this a session on Self defense and Personal safety was conducted by Friends of Police. The feedback was received from freshers’ and they felt that this orientation gave a lucid picture of the opportunities available to the students. Parents teachers Meeting was conducted on 29th September 2018. The Principal made a powerpoint presentation to the parents highlighting the important features of the Institution.
On 5th October 2018, Mr. Sethuraman, Gandhigram Rural University was invited to give a talk on the topic “Decoding the assessment methodology of NAAC” to clear and clarify some aspects of criterions involved in NAAC accreditation. Mentoring sessions were conducted according to the days allotted. The List of Mentors and Mentees were prepared by the Vice-Principal of both forenoon and afternoon and the IQAC Coordinator. An alumni feedback and curriculum feedback was uploaded online on Google docs and feedback were collected.
The IQAC members attended workshop at Bharathiar University on the “Seven Criterions of NAAC” which emphasized on Outcome based education, employability and entrepreneurial skills, patenting, research based pedagogical tools, skill based modular courses, seminars at VIT on the topic Digitization of HE for quality enhancement of teaching, learning and research and at Presidency College on the topic NAAC guidelines for improvement and Quality maintenance in Higher Education.A Workshop for Non-teaching staff on the topic Do Good, Feel Good was conducted on 20th November 2018. On 6th December 2018, Dr. Mahalakshmi from Sri Ramakrishna College of Arts & Science, Coimbatore conducted a Faculty Enrichment Programme on the topic "Go overboard to use Google for Learning and Evaluation”. It focused on ICT based teaching, how to use Google Classroom and Kahoot which is an educational and assessment tool. 50 staff members of both forenoon and afternoon successfully completed the training at IIT Madras on e-learning tools.
A workshop for slow learners and advanced learners was conducted on 7th March 2019 and 14th March 2019 respectively. A faculty enrichment programme on the topic Role of Teachers in Assessment and Accreditation of Higher Educational Institutions under CPE was successfully conducted on 29th and 30th March 2019. IQAC under the banner of Stakeholder's Meet conducted Parents -Teachers Interface on 23rd February 2019.