North South University (NSU) organised two-day long Virtual Faculty Orientation and Development Workshop Summer 2021
Institutional Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) of the first private university and the number one ranked private university of Bangladesh, North South University (NSU) organised a two-day-long virtual Faculty Orientation and Development Workshop for Summer 2021 on 9th and 10th June 2021. Due to the current pandemic situation, the orientation program was conducted online via the google meet platform. The orientation program was well attended by new faculty members from nine departments.
The Orientation workshop began with a welcome address by IQAC Director, Prof. Dr Nazmun Nahar. The respected Deans from the School of Engineering and Physical Sciences, School of Humanities and Social Sciences and School of Health and Life Sciences were present on the second day of the workshop, talked about their respective schools and discussed the importance of the faculty training program.
Prof. Dr M. Ismail Hossain, Pro Vice-Chancellor of NSU, also took part in the deliberations and discussed the concepts of ethics in teaching. He also appreciated the effort made by the IQAC team for organising this type of orientation workshop at NSU.
In the span of two days, there were different sessions focusing on administrative rules and regulations at NSU, teaching and research philosophy, effective teaching and assessment methodology, Outcome Based Education (OBE) and curriculum development, tools and techniques of preparing course outline, Blooms Taxonomy, faculty code of conduct and ways of dealing with students. There was a special segment on the usage of library resources and medical and psychological services available at NSU. The program ended with a Vote of Thanks from the director and coordinators of IQAC. The participants also thanked NSU authority and IQAC for organising the orientation program.