Gujarat Technological University,               Ahmedabad1       Creating Innovative Models in Education:            Best ...
eIndia 2011, Gandhinagar:2    Creating Innovative Models in Education: Best Practices and Next Practices     Dr. Akshai A...
Agenda3       Vision -- (slide 4)       About GTU -- (slides 5-8)       Present: Where are we and the world today? -- (...
Vision4       Vision: to make GTU a hub of research, technology and        entrepreneurship       Gujarat is Number #1in...
GTU Act # 20 of 2007   To create centers and institutes of excellence in basic and applied science,    engineering, techn...
GTU                      (http://www.gtu.ac.in)   495 affiliated colleges   close to 95% of seats in the state in the fi...
Footprint of GTU becoming progressively larger    2010: GTU enrolled 101,054 new students to its first year of study in   ...
Number of Graduate Students8      2010-11:        13,582 seats in the 2-year Master’s programs of ME, M Pharm and       ...
Explosive Growth, Quality of Education & Project        Work9          “…….there is a significant opportunity for India to...
Creating top-ranked Universities                     Attempts by Other countries10        European countries: through inc...
A World-class University11       Attracting scholars who are global leaders in their fields.      Internationalization o...
SJTU: From QS rank 179 (2006) to 124 (2011)     From ARWU rank 450 (2003) to 201(2011)!12     Characteristics of a world-c...
The Afro-Asian Perspective of 2011:         Does India have world-class Universities?13       QS Rank Name of University  ...
The Afro-Asian Perspective of 2011:         Does India have world-class Universities? ..214      QS Rank               Nam...
The Afro-Asian Perspective of 2011:         Does India have world-class Universities? ..315       QS Rank                N...
The Afro-Asian Perspective of 2011:         Does India have world-class Universities? ..416        QS Rank               N...
The Afro-Asian Perspective of 2011:     Does India have world-class Universities? …517        India’s Best by QS Ranking ...
Patents and Universities     Reference: http://community.freepatentsonline.com/blog/campus-kings-patents-     university-c...
2010-11: Three Universities from Asia: Tsinghua, China;     NTU, Taiwan and KAIST, South Korea…………….219                   ...
Can we improve our ranking,         when the whole of the world is racing ahead?20         Are our students not intellige...
A Long & Rich History & Heritage:21       •   Invention of Zero and Decimal system/ trigonometry etc       •   Works, writ...
Innovations of the modern age22        Agriculture Revolution,        Milk Revolution,        Telecom growth,        I...
23     Then?      Is there a way forward      for india?                           eindia.eletsonline.com
24     A Collaborative Approach        Bringing together the University and the Society        Using ICT effectively alo...
Then?25     Universities must use ICT effectively      for better Learning Management Systems      for removing exam ori...
GTU Innovation Council: Mission26           TO BRING THE CULTURE OF       INNOVATION TO BOTH THE INDUSTRY               AN...
Feel the difference, Take a lead…   GTU IS CREATING THE FIRST INNOVATION    ECOSYSTEM AT UNIVERSITY LEVEL IN THE         ...
A GTU Innovation Sankul                  A model for Collaboration28        Co-Chaired by the Principal of a GTU College ...
Scaling up Partnership29        Ever single Chamber of Industry in Gujarat: associated with         GTU        More than...
Final Year Projects30        Technology Education: Excellence in education determined by         excellence in practical ...
THE SCENARIO   Number of students”: about 100,000 GTU STUDENTS GRADUATE PER YEAR    by 2012   Final Year Projects: 10 LA...
A New Paradigm     for the        Final Year Project32     GTU wants every final year project to        Solve some real p...
Appreciations33        The Project has already won appreciation from the Division         of Green Technology, National R...
Appreciations …………………234        The delegation of Social Entrepreneurship department of         Norwegian University of S...
Sectoral Innovation Councils35     Bring together      Researchers and Developers,      Faculty members from all over Gu...
Three Skills Councils36       GTU Council for Financial Services with 12 Sectoral Panels      GTU Council for Marketing ...
Swami Vivekanand Contributor Program37              An Example of              Collaboration        To be implemented in ...
Beginning working in VLSI Design38        Started a Master’s program in VLSI Design        Plans to set up a 1,50,000 sq...
GTU: A State University                   which leads from the front39        To be a leader in learning outcomes       ...
GTU is creating        Networks and not Legal Entities40        jointly performing quality assurance in studies, teaching...
Conferences41          25-26 September 2010: National conference on Business Ethics for           Global Success for Indi...
Achievements so far..42        At E- India 2009 (Hyderabad)          Honoured as the ICT enabled University of the Year ...
Questions and Suggestions43                Thank you     Gujarat Technological University                                 ...
Undergraduate Teaching44        Moving towards the best of teaching by using our numbers        Providing best of teachi...
Millennium Goals : Research                         working                   Boards                                    to...
New Centers46        Centers for studies in the areas of           1. Business Ethics and CSR           2. Financial Serv...
Doctoral Program: Preparations47        19th February 2011: One day workshop on "Selecting Research Problem &         Pre...
Doctoral Program: Rolling out48        711 applicants for its Doctoral program        presentations from 335 candidates,...
Post-graduate Teaching49        ME Dissertation Review: A unique step to improve the quality         of thesis;        A...
Objective: Leadership in Learning Outcomes50        Continuously up-dated curriculum in all the fields:           Create...
MBA & Dip Engg Syllabi51        MBA Program: Global MBA          A meeting of all MBA/ MCA Directors held on 13 July 201...
Faculty Development Programs52        GTU probably has the largest in-service Faculty Development         Program in the ...
Faculty Development Programs53        A number of programs on pedagogy with the help of faculties         from National T...
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  • Creating Innovative Models in Education- Best Practices and Next Practices- Dr. Akshai Aggarwal, Gujarat Technological University

    1. 1. Gujarat Technological University, Ahmedabad1 Creating Innovative Models in Education: Best practices and Next Practices Akshai Aggarwal Vice-Chancellor Gujarat Technological UniversityDec 16, 2011 e-mail: vc@gtu.ac.in eindia.eletsonline.com
    2. 2. eIndia 2011, Gandhinagar:2 Creating Innovative Models in Education: Best Practices and Next Practices  Dr. Akshai Aggarwal, Vice Chancellor, Gujarat Tech University  Prof Sudhir K Jain, Director, IIT Gandhinagar  Prof S. K. Barua, Director, IIM-A  Dr. N.V. Vasani, Director General , Nirma University  Dr. R. N. Vakil, Director, CEPT University  Prof Bimal N. Patel, Director, Gujarat National Law University  Prof. Paritosh K. Banik, Director General Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University eindia.eletsonline.com
    3. 3. Agenda3  Vision -- (slide 4)  About GTU -- (slides 5-8)  Present: Where are we and the world today? -- (slides 9-18)  Road map of Collaborations:  Research Boards and Centers  Doctoral Program  Master’s Program  Successful Collaborations  with SMEs through GTU Innovation Sankuls  with SMEs through GTU Sectoral Innovation Councils  with Businesses through GTU Skills Councils  Concluding Slides -- (slides 36-40) eindia.eletsonline.com
    4. 4. Vision4  Vision: to make GTU a hub of research, technology and entrepreneurship  Gujarat is Number #1in growth rate. It has become well-known for excellent governance.  Need to develop new innovative and revolutionary way to emulate a similar success in education to make GTU a world class university  GTU to be a Leader in Learning Outcomes through use of technology, Faculty Development Programs and through a collaborative model eindia.eletsonline.com
    5. 5. GTU Act # 20 of 2007 To create centers and institutes of excellence in basic and applied science, engineering, technology and management All the colleges (except faculties of universities) imparting education in Engineering, Pharmacy, MBA and MCA of the state brought under one roof  2008: Started UG programs in Engineering and Pharmacy: DE, D Pharm, BE and B Pharm  2009: Started PG programs: MBA (four electives and five sectorial specialization areas), MCA, M.Pharm (five specializations), ME (twenty two specializations)  30th September, 2011: Ph.D. programs eindia.eletsonline.com
    6. 6. GTU (http://www.gtu.ac.in) 495 affiliated colleges close to 95% of seats in the state in the fields of Engineering, Computer Science, Architecture, MBA, and Pharmacy. Quality of learning outcomes and the Quality of research work at GTU: will largely determine the health of education in this state in these disciplines. eindia.eletsonline.com
    7. 7. Footprint of GTU becoming progressively larger 2010: GTU enrolled 101,054 new students to its first year of study in various programs7 Course Total Available No. of seats No. of seats with all Detailed break- Seats in Gujarat with GTU the other Universities up with other at first year in Gujarat Universities Nirma:600; DDIT(GIA):345; B.E. (93) 37,103 34,079 3,024 DDIT(SFI):249; MSU:510;ChU:660;GanU:660 Nirma:60; DDIT(GIA):60; B.Pharm (85) 6,878 6,728 150 MSU:30 Nirma:600; DDIT(GIA):40; D.E.(83) 43,195 41,865 1,330 MSU:690 - D.Pharm (18) 840 840 - DDIT:162;MSU:385;ChU:72; ME (30) 1,897 1,206 691 GanU:72. MSU:72;ChU:36;GanU:110; M.Phram (32) 1,875 1,546 329 SP: 30; SauU: 81. GU: 90; BhU: 60; DDIT: 60; MBA (114) 12,070 10,830 1,240 AhU:120; ChU: 120; Kadi SV: 120; GanU: 240; MSU: 40; KU: 60; NGU: 60; SPU: 60; SauU: 90; VNSGU: 120 GU: 30; BhU: 60; DDIT: 60; MCA (49) 4,900 3,960 940 AhU: 60; ChU: 120; MSU: 20; KadiSV: 120; SPU: 100; SauU: 60; VNSGU: 60; NGU: 60; Nirma: 60 eindia.eletsonline.com
    8. 8. Number of Graduate Students8  2010-11:  13,582 seats in the 2-year Master’s programs of ME, M Pharm and MBA and  3,960 seats in the 3-year program of MCA Total No of seats in the Master’s program: 13,582x2 + 3,960x3 = 39,044  a total student population of 350,000 in all the undergraduate and postgraduate courses  2012-13: about 400,000 students  Needed: 27,200 experienced and committed professors / against about 12,000 as of today eindia.eletsonline.com
    9. 9. Explosive Growth, Quality of Education & Project Work9 “…….there is a significant opportunity for India to continue to grow at 9-10 per cent. But what will hold us back is education and lack of manpower.” ---- Mr. S. Gopalakrishnan, CEO, Infosys Ltd, in NDTV’s ‘Walk the Talk’ interview The Indian Express, Ahmedabad, dt. 10th August, 2010 “.. Practical experiments and projects lie at the heart of the relationship between meaning and understanding”.1 1 G. Doughty et al., ‘Experimentation: how it reinforces self-learning’, Innovative Methods in Engineering, Educ., 43 (1992), 264–269 eindia.eletsonline.com
    10. 10. Creating top-ranked Universities Attempts by Other countries10  European countries: through increased and more focused funding  Saudi Arabia: by using petro-dollars  Pakistan: by using Saudi money to send 4000 teachers for doctorates to Europe  China, over the last 15 years : Systematic, focused and most successful effort  Effective use of sabbaticals in western countries  Exploiting the universities of the whole of the world  Now moving towards joint research labs etc eindia.eletsonline.com
    11. 11. A World-class University11  Attracting scholars who are global leaders in their fields.  Internationalization of faculty and students  Leader in academic research and teaching  Creating an eco system for innovation - leveraging academic and industrial research  Fostering entrepreneurship through management education  One-stop hub for continuing learning programs through regular as well as distance education Reference: Center for World-Class Universities ( CWCU ) at Shanghai Jiao Tong Universitys (SJTU) -a strategic research unit of the Chinese Ministry of Education http://gse.sjtu.edu.cn/EN/centers.htm) eindia.eletsonline.com
    12. 12. SJTU: From QS rank 179 (2006) to 124 (2011) From ARWU rank 450 (2003) to 201(2011)!12 Characteristics of a world-class university:  a high concentration of talent,  abundance of resources and autonomy in academic investment  autonomous governance in recruitment of students and faculty, in learning systems and in assessment systems  carries out education and research in a wide range of disciplines and  makes great efforts to serve both national needs and international public good Reference: Qi Wang, “Internationalisation of Higher Education and Building World-class universities in Mainland China: a Case of Shanghai Jiao Tong University”, www.aie.org.cn/link/Strand%203/Wang%20Qi%20(Whole%20Paper).docx as of June 30, 2010 eindia.eletsonline.com
    13. 13. The Afro-Asian Perspective of 2011: Does India have world-class Universities?13 QS Rank Name of University Country Grade 22 U of HongKong China 87.04 25 U of Tokyo Japan 85.9 28 National U of Singapore Singapore 84.07 32 Kyoto U Japan 82.86 37 The Chinese U of Hong Kong China 79.5 40 The HongKong U of Science & Tech China 79.09 42 Seoul National U South Korea 78.65 45 Osaka U Japan 77.55 46 Peking U China 77.44 47 Tsinghua U China 76.25 eindia.eletsonline.com
    14. 14. The Afro-Asian Perspective of 2011: Does India have world-class Universities? ..214 QS Rank Name of University Country Grade 57 Tokyo Institute of Technology Japan 72.71 58 Nanyang Technological University (NTU) Singapore 72.51 70= Tohoku University Japan 69.67 80= Nagoya University Japan 67.97 87 National Taiwan University (NTU) Taiwan 66.62 65.96 90 KAIST - Korea Advanced Inst of Science & Tech South Korea 91 Fudan University China 65.74 65.1 98 Pohang Univ of Science And Tech (POSTECH) South Korea 110 City University of Hong Kong China 62.04 120 Hebrew University of Jerusalem Israel 59.36 eindia.eletsonline.com
    15. 15. The Afro-Asian Perspective of 2011: Does India have world-class Universities? ..315 QS Rank Name of University Country Grade 122 Kyushu University Japan 58.85 124 Shanghai Jiao Tong University China 58.32 129 Yonsei University South Korea 57.28 139 Hokkaido University Japan 55.91 156 University of Cape Town South Africa 52.87 167 Universiti Malaya (UM) Malaysia 50.9 171 Chulalongkorn University Thailand 50.72 173 Tel Aviv University Israel 50.63 177 The Hong Kong Polytechnic University China 50.13 185 Waseda University Japan 49.16 eindia.eletsonline.com
    16. 16. The Afro-Asian Perspective of 2011: Does India have world-class Universities? ..416 QS Rank Name of University Country Grade 186= Nanjing University China 49.05 186= University of Tsukuba Japan 49.05 188= Keio University Japan 49.03 49.03 188= University of Science and Technology of China China 49.02 190 Korea University South Korea 191 Zhejiang University China 48.76 47.14 200 King Saud University Saudi Arabia 213= National Tsing Hua University Taiwan 45.34 217 University of Indonesia Indonesia 45.14 45.1 218= Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IITD) India eindia.eletsonline.com
    17. 17. The Afro-Asian Perspective of 2011: Does India have world-class Universities? …517  India’s Best by QS Ranking Year 2009 2010 2011 IITB 163 187 225 IITD 181 202 218  Do we have world class Universities in India? At rank 1, 100, 200 or say 500?  1985 : China and India were at the same (poor) level and 2011 : China has 5 Universities among the first 50 (and 7 more before 218).  Thailand, Malayasia, Saudi Arabia etc have all moved ahead of India. Wait for Pakistan and Bangladesh also to do so. eindia.eletsonline.com
    18. 18. Patents and Universities Reference: http://community.freepatentsonline.com/blog/campus-kings-patents- university-california-system-dominates-innovation (12th October 2011)...............118 eindia.eletsonline.com
    19. 19. 2010-11: Three Universities from Asia: Tsinghua, China; NTU, Taiwan and KAIST, South Korea…………….219 eindia.eletsonline.com
    20. 20. Can we improve our ranking, when the whole of the world is racing ahead?20  Are our students not intelligent enough? After going out, many of our graduates have done well.  Are our faculty not competent enough? Many Indians are on the faculty of prestigious institutions outside India.  Can Indians not be innovative enough? eindia.eletsonline.com
    21. 21. A Long & Rich History & Heritage:21 • Invention of Zero and Decimal system/ trigonometry etc • Works, written at Takshshila Univ, more than 2,000 years back, such as • Arthshastra (A book on political economy by Chanakya), • Charak Samhita (A book on surgery and medicine) • Traditional Knowledge Systems in Medicine, Mathematics, Astronomy, Dance, Music, etc… • Pioneering Universities like Nalanda and Takshshila, • Engineering Marvels such as the Iron Pillar in Delhi, innovative architecture in temples and old buildings like Taj Mahal, Qutab Minar • Home to one of the four ancient civilizations (Indus Valley Civilization) and Place of origin of Hinduism, Buddhism and Jainism eindia.eletsonline.com
    22. 22. Innovations of the modern age22  Agriculture Revolution,  Milk Revolution,  Telecom growth,  ICT Exports,  Space exploration, Atomic Energy, Defense, Pharma etc.  $2000 Tata Nano or the $2000 open-heart surgery at Narayana Hrudayalaya eindia.eletsonline.com
    23. 23. 23 Then? Is there a way forward for india? eindia.eletsonline.com
    24. 24. 24 A Collaborative Approach  Bringing together the University and the Society  Using ICT effectively along with positive engagement by teachers eindia.eletsonline.com
    25. 25. Then?25 Universities must use ICT effectively  for better Learning Management Systems  for removing exam orientation and bringing back love of learning  for networking with businesses, industries, societal and governmental entities  for becoming Agents of Change & Innovation  for building research collaborations eindia.eletsonline.com
    26. 26. GTU Innovation Council: Mission26 TO BRING THE CULTURE OF INNOVATION TO BOTH THE INDUSTRY AND ACADEMIA eindia.eletsonline.com
    27. 27. Feel the difference, Take a lead… GTU IS CREATING THE FIRST INNOVATION ECOSYSTEM AT UNIVERSITY LEVEL IN THE COUNTRY!! GTU & Industry Leaders are working together. eindia.eletsonline.com
    28. 28. A GTU Innovation Sankul A model for Collaboration28  Co-Chaired by the Principal of a GTU College and a prominent industry leader  Sankul Committee: With about 20 principals and an equal number of industrialists as members  More than 300 Udisha (Universal Development of Integrated Skills through Higher Education) Clubs have been created.  25 Innovation Sankuls in Gujarat: consisting of  All the Principals of GTU Colleges; More than 500 Industry Leaders and about 40 industry associations  The first meeting with industry leaders: 2nd August 2010  The first experiments: September 2010: in Rajkot area  The first Shodh Yatra: 12th February at Naroda industrial estate by VGEC students   About 50,000 Pre-Final Year students went to the industry during this summer. eindia.eletsonline.com
    29. 29. Scaling up Partnership29  Ever single Chamber of Industry in Gujarat: associated with GTU  More than 500 industry leaders: Members of our Innovation Committees  Associations like GESIA, GICEA, IE etc are all associated with eindia.eletsonline.com
    30. 30. Final Year Projects30  Technology Education: Excellence in education determined by excellence in practical work in laboratories, workshops and businesses & industries  The Final year Project  Considered as the capstone of technology education  Integrates the study of different subjects for designing and developing a product  Leads to a seamless transition from study at a University to work in businesses & industries Final Year projects from June 2011: To be anchored in the industry. eindia.eletsonline.com
    31. 31. THE SCENARIO Number of students”: about 100,000 GTU STUDENTS GRADUATE PER YEAR by 2012 Final Year Projects: 10 LAC HUMAN MONTHS/YEAR DEVOTED TO SOLVE PROBLEMS AS A PART OF THEIR CURRICULUM As of now  INDUSTRY ABSORPTION: The results of the project work are rarely used by the industry.  STUDENT TECHNO-ENTREPRENEURSHIP: Very few projects are used to start a new venture.  LACK OF STRONG KNOWLEDGE ECOSYSTEM  applying knowledge of Engg Design to Grass-root Innovations  To convert ideas to socially useful technical solutions. eindia.eletsonline.com
    32. 32. A New Paradigm for the Final Year Project32 GTU wants every final year project to  Solve some real problem of businesses & industries or of the society  Lead to a close inter-action with businesses & industries or with the society by way of  Identifying the problem  Designing and developing the product  Mentoring during the project  Evaluation of the project eindia.eletsonline.com
    33. 33. Appreciations33  The Project has already won appreciation from the Division of Green Technology, National Research Foundation of Korea .  It has been widely appreciated by His Excellency Dr Maximus Ongkili, Science, Technology and Innovation Minister of Malaysia on 23rd Feb 2011.  This model has been presented at Munich Venture Summit in Germany and in Spain by Prof Anil Gupta. eindia.eletsonline.com
    34. 34. Appreciations …………………234  The delegation of Social Entrepreneurship department of Norwegian University of Science & Technology has liked the attempt of forging industry-academia association and has started using it for creating an environment for innovation.  Union HRD secretary Ms Vibha Puri Das has taken a note of this approach for possible scaling of this attempt across the technical education ecosystem of the country.  At a meeting of the VCs, organized by UGC at Delhi in March 22-23, 2011 a recommendation to organize clusters of industries and colleges was made to all the Universities. eindia.eletsonline.com
    35. 35. Sectoral Innovation Councils35 Bring together  Researchers and Developers,  Faculty members from all over Gujarat,  Professionals from the industry – associated with IDPs, and  Mentors from the entire world to work jointly  to successfully develop innovative products and processes – (for the Final Year Projects) and  to identify new but relevant research problems for post- graduate students. eindia.eletsonline.com
    36. 36. Three Skills Councils36  GTU Council for Financial Services with 12 Sectoral Panels  GTU Council for Marketing with 7 Sectoral Panels  GTU Council for HR & Organizational Structures with 8 Sectoral Panels Each Sectoral Panel is co-chaired by a Director of an MBA College and a leading industry professional. A Secoral Panel: works  to define the skills and certifications required by a professional in its area of interest;  to help GTU develop a close and continuing inter-action with professionals;  to help students of Business Studies in obtaining placements for immersion studies. eindia.eletsonline.com
    37. 37. Swami Vivekanand Contributor Program37 An Example of Collaboration  To be implemented in 2012  from January 2012 – Dec 2012: 1000 teachers to be trained  100,000 students will go thorugh the course in one year  Gautam Adani: donated Rs 1.15 crores for the program eindia.eletsonline.com
    38. 38. Beginning working in VLSI Design38  Started a Master’s program in VLSI Design  Plans to set up a 1,50,000 sq ft, Rs 38 crore lab in 2012-13  Beginning the journey towards ITRI-like Lab  Starting a doctoral program in this area in 2012 What can you do to help GTU? eindia.eletsonline.com
    39. 39. GTU: A State University which leads from the front39  To be a leader in learning outcomes  To provide the best of Continuing Education through a mix of on-line, distance and on-site education  To help incubate technologists particularly in the fields of  VLSI Design  Embedded systems  Mobile Computing and Wireless Technologies Required: -from working professionals- pro-active contribution to education eindia.eletsonline.com
    40. 40. GTU is creating Networks and not Legal Entities40  jointly performing quality assurance in studies, teaching and research: The challenge is to quantify for comparison, something that constantly changes operatively.  Requirements:  Develop and continuously refine assessment measures/evaluations  Every faculty member and researcher-- to be involved in projects in learning systems, research & consulting and  Create forums for an open exchange of experiences eindia.eletsonline.com
    41. 41. Conferences41  25-26 September 2010: National conference on Business Ethics for Global Success for Indian Businesses: More than 300 students and faculty members participated.  13-14 May 2011: Research Fair in Engineering: Nearly 500 students and faculty members participated.  22-23 September 2011: Second National Conference on Business Ethics & Corporate Governance  25-26 Aug 2011: 1st GTU National Conference in Finance  (GTUNCF 2011) - Theme: Opportunities in Financial Services in Gujarat  6-8 Jan 2012: International Conference on Dynamics of Global recession: Economic & Corporate Strategies for Survival & Growth eindia.eletsonline.com
    42. 42. Achievements so far..42  At E- India 2009 (Hyderabad)  Honoured as the ICT enabled University of the Year 2009  Won South Asia award –Manthan for GCET 2009  Conducted GCET- 2009, GCET-2010 and GCET-2011online successfully: without a single glitch across 12 cities, 24 centres and almost 2800 terminals in 4 + 4 days, three sessions per day (9 AM, 1 PM and 5 PM)  digitalLearning World Education Summit 2011 (New Delhi)  Honoured with the Jury Award for the University with the best Industry- University inter-action  September-October: 21 patents filed by students and faculty members  GTU students studied at University of Alberta for 8 weeks eindia.eletsonline.com
    43. 43. Questions and Suggestions43 Thank you Gujarat Technological University eindia.eletsonline.com
    44. 44. Undergraduate Teaching44  Moving towards the best of teaching by using our numbers  Providing best of teaching material to all the teachers  We are preparing CDs for every subject. The CD will contain power- point slides, laboratory work exercises, references etc. These will be provided to all the GTU Colleges.  These will be updated every year.  Workshop and Lab work being given more importance:  Since July 2010, the marks for practical work increased from 10 to 50.  All Final Year projects from June 2011 will be anchored in the industry. eindia.eletsonline.com
    45. 45. Millennium Goals : Research working Boards together45  The Board for Rurban Technologies, consisting of GTU Institutions in rural areas and mofussil towns  Board for Environmental and Green technologies to study the areas of Recycling and Re-use of treated Sewage, Urban Air Pollution, Renewable Energy Technologies, Cleaner Production towards Sustainable Development etc  Last Workshop: 30th September 2011 on ‘Smart Grids’  The Board for Mobile Computing and Wireless Technologies  20-24 June: Short Term Training Program on ‘Mobile Application Development’ at VGEC  Working for the Center for nano-technology Applications eindia.eletsonline.com
    46. 46. New Centers46  Centers for studies in the areas of 1. Business Ethics and CSR 2. Financial Services 3. Governance Systems in businesses, industries, universities, hospitals, mass transportation systems, NGOs and governments.  Center of Excellence for Technology Education & Policy eindia.eletsonline.com
    47. 47. Doctoral Program: Preparations47  19th February 2011: One day workshop on "Selecting Research Problem & Preparing Research Proposal for Ph.D. (Management)" at AMA Centre, Ahmedabad. The Program Director was Dr. Satendra Kumar, Chairman, PhD Research Centre, CKSVIM & Dr. Rajesh Khajuria, Director – CKSVIM.  9th -10th June 2011: An intensive Workshop on Research Methodology for its doctoral supervisors. The resource persons included the following.: Dr. Virendrakumar C. Bhavsar, Professor, University of New Brunswick, Canada; Dr. B.D. Chaudhary, Professor and Director, MNNIT, Allahabad; Dr. Vithal Kamat, Principal, Institute of Computer and Communication Technology, Anand; Dr. Pradeep K. Sinha, Senior Director, C-DAC, Pune, MH eindia.eletsonline.com
    48. 48. Doctoral Program: Rolling out48  711 applicants for its Doctoral program  presentations from 335 candidates, out of 351 candidates, who cleared the entrance test.  School Research Committees, along with 192 doctoral advisors at the University started the approval process for admission to GTU’s doctoral program through personal interviews  30th September 2011: Classes on Research Methodology started for doctoral students eindia.eletsonline.com
    49. 49. Post-graduate Teaching49  ME Dissertation Review: A unique step to improve the quality of thesis;  Adjunct Professors and (Virtual) Co-Supervisors  Practice-oriented ME programs: Successful Collaboration with partners from outside the University  VLSI Design and Embedded Systems  Mobile Computing and Wireless Technologies  Cyber Security eindia.eletsonline.com
    50. 50. Objective: Leadership in Learning Outcomes50  Continuously up-dated curriculum in all the fields:  Created or updated new syllabi for 1200 courses during the last few months.  Introduction of Choice Based Credit System (CBCS) – which makes it possible for a student to apply for credit for work done at other Universities  Flexibility, as required by proFessionals in business/ industries INVITATION – to those with an interest in rigorous scientific work- Come & work at GTU for Master’s and Doctoral work. eindia.eletsonline.com
    51. 51. MBA & Dip Engg Syllabi51  MBA Program: Global MBA  A meeting of all MBA/ MCA Directors held on 13 July 2010.  First meeting of Syllabus Committee: 29th July 2010  National Workshop: 20th December 2010  Draft Syllabus presented: 7th June 2011  A New MBA program for the 21st century has been developed.  Diploma Engineering Syllabus: 31 March 2011: The budget approved for conducting a survey of the industries to find out the needs of the industry and to prepare the syllabi accordingly eindia.eletsonline.com
    52. 52. Faculty Development Programs52  GTU probably has the largest in-service Faculty Development Program in the world.  January 7-10, 2011, an Experiential Learning Workshop for 30 faculty members. Resource Persons for the Workshop: Professors Farrokh Mistree, Patricia Hardré, Amy Bradshaw and Zahed Siddique from University of Oklahoma.  Plans: to set up a National Center of Excellence for Engineering Education and Policy. eindia.eletsonline.com
    53. 53. Faculty Development Programs53  A number of programs on pedagogy with the help of faculties from National Technical Teacher Training Institute, Bhopal.  A number of programs by taking the help of faculties from IITs and IIMs and other well-known professors have also been arranged.  Working to sign an MoU with WIPRO’s Mission 10x to conduct a program for the Directors of GTU institutions. WIPRO-Mission 10 X’s FDPs: Marwadi Complex at Rajkot on 27th June- 1st July 2011 and on July 4-8, 2011 at LDCE, Ahmedabad. eindia.eletsonline.com

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