A Thinking Framework to Identify your Motivation and Objectives for Computing Research

January 2, 2018

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Author:   Sanjay Goel ____________________________________________________ Research requires and facilitates new ways of thinking about what exists and also what may. Doctoral research is supposed to be a long project aimed at creating new knowledge and insights about a chosen object of inquiry. Even more, it is a transformative journey that is supposed to permanently transform the […]

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Outcome Based Computing Education: Designing Learning Outcomes for 100+ Computing Courses at JIIT

December 21, 2017

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Author:  Sanjay Goel with  nearly 50 colleagues at the department of CSE & IT, JIIT This article is a work in progress. Last updated: 20 Feb 2018. ____________________________________________________ With the increasing emphasis on the Outcome based Education in higher education, the engineering educators are required to design the Learning Outcomes for their courses. Often they do a very poor job […]

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Context and Concerns of Contemporary Research in Computing: A Brief Overview for New Researchers

December 15, 2017

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Author:   Sanjay Goel ___________________________________________ Many students and researchers often have a very narrow view of computer science. This post gives a brief and broad overview of contemporary trends in computing research. As can be seen, the spectrum of research questions and objectives in and around computing is really very wide and there is enough opportunity […]

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Reserving seats for Delhi students at Delhi University: A shortsighted resolution by Delhi Assembly

August 1, 2017

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Authored By  Sanjay Goel _____________________________________ Admissions in good quality colleges remain a challenge for most Indian students. The subsequent governments at all levels have largely failed in creating a good education infrastructure with the required scale, speed, and scope. While Delhi’s education infrastructure is certainly much better than the rest of the country, with its […]

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Is Indian educated class learning?

May 21, 2017

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Authored by:  Sanjay Goel ————————————————————————— Some reports say that 95% Indian technical graduates are unemployable. Indian IT industry has always been fond of using the phrase “Industry- institute gap”. By this, they imply that the institutes fail to train the fresh graduates with the skills required by the industry. This position, to my mind, is […]

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How to fight the job loss trend because of Automation: Two Tips

May 21, 2017

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  According to a January 2017 McKinsey report, 50%+ of the work activities in India are likely to be automated in next few years effecting 23.3 crore workers across different sectors. The degree of automation will vary across occupations.   According to this report, the occupations that mainly depend upon the following capabilities will be […]

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NIRF-2017: A few Observations and Conclusions

May 21, 2017

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Authored  by:   Sanjay Goel ____________________________________________________________________ In early April, the Minister of MHRD released this ranking of top 100 Indian universities and colleges in different categories. An analysis of NIRF 2017 shows that there is much more information in this data that is being missed in the over-emphasis on the ranks. Here are some interesting […]

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