My Courses – IX: Problem Solving and Research Methodology – Part I

January 22, 2016

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Author:   Sanjay Goel ___________________________ In 2013 and 2014, I had taught an elective course on Problem Solving and Research Methodology to MTech and BTech students.   Risk Engineering  was an impopratant section of this course.   The lecture notes (mostly as excerpts from the referred sources) of the first module dealing with Introduction to Engineering problem solving and Risk […]

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What Should Future Engineering Graduates Learn? – A Comprehensive Framework of Desired Attributes

January 6, 2016

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Author:   Sanjay Goel, 2014 Target Audience: This article will be useful for Engineering Institutes wanting to redesign their educational programs with a view to provide Outcome based Education. Engineering students in planning their approach to their education and learning. ___________________________________ The Objective/Outcome Based Education (OBE) model has become almost mandatory for Engineering as well as management education mainly […]

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Indian University Ranking Framework by MHRD nearly ignores Student Performance

December 14, 2015

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Author:  Sanjay Goel, http://in.linkedin.com/in/sgoel ________________________________________ This is in continuation to my previous article on this issue of NIRF parameters – https://goelsan.wordpress.com/2015/12/13/indian-university-ranking-by-nirf-sets-poor-benchmark-for-teacher-student-ratio-in-colleges-and-universities/ A close  look at various parameters shows that wrt the ranking of Universities, the MHRD’s NIRF has nearly ignored the issues of students performance (graduation outcomes).   While for the teaching focused institutions related to engineering, […]

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Indian University Ranking Framework by MHRD sets Poor Benchmark for Teacher-Student Ratio in colleges and universities

December 13, 2015

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Author:  Sanjay Goel, http://in.linkedin.com/in/sgoel ________________________________________ It is a well known fact now that Indian universities are not ranking high in any international ranking list. As per the country wise Global Innovation index 2015, on the innovation enabling input parameter of the quality of tertiary (higher) education, India shows an extremely poor rank of 123. Hence, […]

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A new course: Systems, Engineering, and Computational Thinking

December 12, 2015

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A new elective course will be introduced in the coming semester for 2nd year students – “Systems, Engineering, and Computational Thinking”. Here is the first draft of the brief outline. I. Types of Thinking: Deductive Vs Inductive Vs Adbuctive, Reductionist Vs Holistic, Creative Vs Critical, Theoretical Vs Applied, Soft disciplines Vs Hard disciplines, Reflective, Multi-perspective, […]

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Collaborative teaching in large classes of computer science courses

December 11, 2015

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In spring semester 2015, collaborative teaching was applied by eight teachers for teaching nearly 700 students in four different sections of three different computer science courses with section strength varying from 120-240. Different forms of collaborative teaching were tried. Collaborative teaching at JIIT, Noida has turned out to be successful for large classes of the […]

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Developing and Publishing Academic Products

July 5, 2015

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This presentation was made at an engineering faculty training program organised by EQUATE in 2014.   Developing and Publishing Academic Products from Sanjay Goel  

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