Symposium on Best Teaching-Learning Practices using Technology - 2018
NIIT University (NU) is organizing a symposium to bring school teachers together to share their best teaching-learning practices using technology. The annual event is expected to provide the much-needed platform for teachers and counselors to share and learn teaching-learning strategies to improve students’ learning experience. In addition, NU Faculty and Mentor Professors will share their innovations in teaching-learning that are being carried on at the University.
School Teachers (9th – 12th Class)
Friday 27th – Saturday 28th April 2018
There is no fee charged for presenting at the symposium.
Travel and Accommodation:
Bus transport will be organized. The pickup/drop point is from NU Admissions Office, Sector 32, Gurgaon.
Accommodation and Food is hosted by NU
Symposium Theme and Areas:
Science and Math
Humanities and Social Studies
Counseling (can also be integrated with subject-specific counseling)
Physical Education, Fine Arts
Integrated (an integration of two or more subjects)
Submit a concise report describing your new way of teaching you have adopted or how you used technology to teach/learn (PC, laptop, mobiles, handhelds, being a few examples to firstname.lastname@example.org
You can draw from the work you have done in the past, are currently executing or are planning to execute in the future
The innovative pedagogical practice could have been implemented in the classroom or outside it.
The report should document improvements you have observed and any tools you have used to measure the improvements
Reports will be reviewed, and outcome intimated.
You will be invited to will share your work at the symposium.
A unique deviation from the normal practice of presentation is that 2-3 students who have undergone the pedagogical practice described by the teachers will also share how they were benefitted.
The symposium proceedings will be compiled and made available on NU website
Printed proceedings to be given to schools for use in their library
Relevant Symposium Dates:
Final Submission of Report: 17th April 2018
Final Outcome Communication: 21st April 2018
Confirmation of Participation: 22nd April 2018
Programme Schedule Upload on NU Website: 24th April 2018
Symposium: 27th & 28th April 2018
Symposium Proceedings Upload: 13th May 2018
Symposium Proceedings Dispatch: 27th May 2018
Title of Report (Should communicate the idea/approach/activity)
Names, Affiliation (School Name & School Code) and Contact Details of All Presenters (Postal Address, Email ID & Mobile Number; Clearly mention Author for Correspondence)
Use language that is readable by people from different areas. The language should follow the principles of clarity, conciseness and flow. Aim to submit a report that can be published as is on the website.
You can support the report with video/images/any other digital material. Please provide the same and indicate whether they can be published on the website.
Include impact observed
State your conclusions – impact, how can the strategy be used by others, how can it be extended
Keep the length between 750-1000 words
The final report format will be shared
How to arrive at innovative pedagogical practices?
Align your work with the core values, ethos and goals of your school (School authorities, Principal and Management are a good source)
Articulate the task suggested to you by school authorities (School Principal & Management).
Alternatively articulate the task you are planning to execute in order to meet a goal that the school authorities are keen on achieving
List down the goals/end objectives of this task
List down other benefits you perceive of executing this task
Lay down the steps you will follow
Lay down criteria you will measure and monitor to state whether the task was executed successfully and to what degree
Identify your team of students who will help you with the task
Track the challenges that occurred while executing the task
Document outcomes of the task and how it has helped your school in improving its effectiveness and image. You can use video to document similar to documentaries.