Challenges Faced By School Of Computer Science and IT


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  • The first sentence of this definition of transformative research was taken from the 12/16/2004 NSB/CPP charge memo to the Task Force on Transformative Research ( ). 
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    1. 1. Challenges Faced By School of Computer Science & IT DAVV
    2. 2. <ul><li>What should be the paradigm </li></ul><ul><li>for the 21st century SCSIT </li></ul>
    3. 3. What is our CS Graduate? <ul><li>Not a Designer </li></ul><ul><li>Not an Analyst </li></ul><ul><li>Not a Communicator </li></ul><ul><li>Not a Team member/Leader </li></ul><ul><li>Not a Visionary </li></ul><ul><li>Not a Professional </li></ul><ul><li>Not an Innovator </li></ul><ul><li>Only an aloof Coder </li></ul>
    4. 4. EMPLOYER’S VIEWS Employers are complaining that academic programmes from schools to Universities simply don’t teach what people need to know and be able to do. <ul><li>They want people who can think intuitively, </li></ul><ul><li>who can communicate well, work in teams, </li></ul><ul><li>and are flexible, adaptable and self - confident </li></ul>
    5. 5. Finish your homework. There are students in China and ………who want your job.
    6. 6. Issues <ul><li>Quality of our graduate </li></ul><ul><li>Growth to match needs of Society </li></ul><ul><li>Dynamism in CS/IT Job Requirements </li></ul><ul><li>How to tackle above issues in constraints of existing university environment? </li></ul>
    7. 7. Challenges <ul><li>Faculty Quality and Needs </li></ul><ul><li>Dynamism in Course Curriculum </li></ul><ul><li>Use of Technology </li></ul><ul><li>Assessment for Quality </li></ul>
    8. 8. Challenges: Faculty Motivation <ul><li>Self Motivation </li></ul><ul><li>Possible Carrots </li></ul><ul><li>Freedom </li></ul><ul><li>Facilities </li></ul><ul><li>Responsibility </li></ul><ul><li>Innovation </li></ul><ul><li>Participation </li></ul>
    9. 9. Challenge met: Faculty Motivation <ul><li>Best Teaching Award </li></ul><ul><li>International Conf Participation </li></ul><ul><li>Best Practices Preparation </li></ul><ul><li>Organizational leadership </li></ul><ul><li>Participative Experiences in Decision Making </li></ul><ul><li>Career Growth </li></ul><ul><li>International Tour by Faculty and students </li></ul>
    10. 10. What Next for Faculty <ul><li>Creating a shared learning environment </li></ul><ul><li>Peer Interaction </li></ul>
    11. 11. Challenges : Dynamism in Curriculum <ul><li>To Meet Career Objectives </li></ul><ul><li>Fast Changes in CS and its vastness </li></ul><ul><li>Learning skills and diversity of Learners </li></ul><ul><li>Learning attitude </li></ul><ul><li>Learners past learning ethics </li></ul>
    12. 12. Challenges : Dynamism in Curriculum <ul><li>Learning rather than teaching </li></ul><ul><li>Flexibility to suit learner’s aptitude and interest </li></ul><ul><li>Multidisciplinary / interdisciplinary approach </li></ul><ul><li>Border less learning </li></ul><ul><li>Multicultural and international experience </li></ul><ul><li>Life long Learner </li></ul>
    13. 13. Challenges Met : Dynamism in Curriculum <ul><li>Curriculum Design </li></ul><ul><li>Define Program Outcomes with stake holders involvement </li></ul><ul><li>Determine Courses for Program Outcomes </li></ul><ul><li>Design Courses with Defined Learning Outcomes </li></ul><ul><li>Evaluate the success of the Courses through structured assessment </li></ul>
    14. 14. Challenges Met : Dynamism in Curriculum <ul><li>Publication of detailed curriculum, online as well as printed copy to all students </li></ul><ul><li>ABET International standards </li></ul><ul><li>UK Accreditation standard for Curriculum details and assessment </li></ul><ul><li>Online student feedback (mid sem, end sem) </li></ul><ul><li>End semester Workshop on Assessment, proceedings online (6 th Workshop First week Jan 2010) </li></ul><ul><li>Feedback on improvements given to faculty </li></ul>
    15. 16. What Next : Dynamism in Curriculum <ul><li>Vertical and Horizontal Mobility </li></ul><ul><li>Credit transfer and accumulation </li></ul><ul><li>Continuous relationship with stakeholders </li></ul><ul><li>Interdisciplinary, multidisciplinary ….. </li></ul><ul><li>Social issues </li></ul>
    16. 17. Transformative research and education: P otential to revolutionize an existing discipline through a paradigm shift or create a new one, with a high potential for advancing a field of study.
    17. 18. Challenge : Use of Technology <ul><li>Increased Population </li></ul><ul><li>Innovation in Teaching </li></ul><ul><li>Learner’s dynamism (slow/fast learners) </li></ul>
    18. 19. Challenge : Use of Technology <ul><li>Better experience of Learning </li></ul><ul><li>Efficiency and Productivity </li></ul><ul><li>Distributed Learning </li></ul><ul><li>Global Learning materials </li></ul>Cyber infrastructure
    19. 20. Challenge : Use of Technology <ul><li>Learners attitude </li></ul><ul><li>Teacher’s approach </li></ul><ul><li>Transparency </li></ul><ul><li>Ethics </li></ul><ul><li>First step? </li></ul>
    20. 21. Challenge Met : Use of Technology <ul><li>Complete process of admission was online </li></ul><ul><li>Increased outreach and efficient </li></ul><ul><li>Conference, workshops and Seminars facilitated through ICT </li></ul><ul><li>One-Student One-Laptop </li></ul><ul><li>Wi-Fi Environment </li></ul>
    21. 22. What Next : Use of Technology <ul><li>Online Lecture material is mandatory </li></ul><ul><li>More transparency and open environment for betterment </li></ul><ul><li>Thrill of learning and better learning experiences with ICT </li></ul><ul><li>THINKING </li></ul><ul><li>LAB </li></ul>
    22. 23. Research <ul><li>Currently about 20 research scholars registered in the School, and 3-4 are awarded Ph.D each year </li></ul><ul><li>UGC-SAP, DST-FIST, UGC-BSR Grants awarded in past 2 years for about 1.2 Crores to initiate many research areas </li></ul>
    23. 24. Future Proposals <ul><li>New Programmes </li></ul><ul><li>1. M.Tech-Ph.D (Modular 4 years programme with exit after M.Tech) </li></ul><ul><li>2. M.Sc-M.Tech (Modular 3.5 years, post B.Sc) </li></ul>
    24. 25. Future Proposals <ul><li>New Programmes (Interdisciplinary/Multidisciplinary) </li></ul><ul><li>B.Tech (Informatics) specialization in </li></ul><ul><li>Bio-Informatics </li></ul><ul><li>Industrial Informatics </li></ul><ul><li>Health-Informatics </li></ul><ul><li>Pharma/Chemo Informatics </li></ul><ul><li>Nano-Informatics </li></ul><ul><li>Forensic Informatics </li></ul>
    25. 26. Future Proposals <ul><li>New Programmes (Inter-disciplinary) </li></ul><ul><li>M.Tech (Information System/Technology Management) (post M.B.A also permitted) </li></ul><ul><li>M.Tech (Knowledge Management) (post M.B.A also permitted) </li></ul><ul><li>M.Tech (e-Governance) (post M.B.A also permitted) </li></ul>
    26. 27. Future Proposals <ul><li>New Programmes (For Commerce Stream) </li></ul><ul><li>1. BCA (Accounting Inf. Sys.) </li></ul><ul><li>2. MCA (Accounting Inf. Sys) </li></ul><ul><li>3. MCA (SAP/ERP) </li></ul><ul><li>4. MCA (Business Information System) </li></ul>
    27. 28. PATH OF FUTURE <ul><li>PLAY IT </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>RELISH IT </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li> ENJOY IT </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
    28. 29. Thank You Very Much for thoughtful listening