Faculty Orientation Summer 2018

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A four day–long Faculty Orientation Program for Summer 2018 was jointly organized by Office of Graduate Studies (OGS) and Institutional Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) of North South University (NSU) on 14 to 17 May, 2018 at the Faculty Lounge of NSU.

The orientation program was inaugurated by the Director of OGS, Prof. Dr. Sharif Nurul Ahkam and Assistant Director of IQAC, Dr. Mohammed Sahadet Hossain. Hon’ble Vice Chancellor, Prof. Dr. Atiqul Islam was present at the inaugural session. In his speech, the Hon’ble VC appreciated the joint effort made by IQAC and OGS for organizing this type of orientation program for the newly joined faculty members. Prof. Dr. G.U. Ahsan, Pro Vice- Chancellor (Designate) joined the orientation program and briefly discussed the concepts of teaching and development in his take.

The Orientation Program was attended by twenty new faculty members from nine departments. There were different sessions covering topics related to administrative service rule, teaching and research philosophy, effective teaching and assessment methodology, code of conduct, ways of dealing with students, development of course outline, understanding IT Services & Library Resources and work life balance. On the 4th day of the program, a session called Micro Teaching simultaneously took place in 4 schools in which every faculty members were given 5 minutes to teach. The whole session was video recorded and the newly joined faculty members were further assessed and evaluated by the senior teachers.

The sessions were interactive and the participants enjoyed and learned a lot throughout the program.