Academic Enrichment

A Perspective on Faculty Training in Higher Education

Authors :     Col. Dr. (Fr) Thomas Chathamparampil
                     Dr Kennedy Andrew Thomas
                     Ms. Grace Pias
 

The book on ‘Academic Enrichment’ is primarily designed to record the experience and knowledge acquired of the Academic Enrichment Programme initiated to revive the thrust on intellectual competence a key dimension stated in the strategic plan of CHRIST (Deemed to be University).
 

The long journey undertaken by the academic community that articulates and explores academic excellence in based on the study on best practices in administration of higher educational institutions in. The study undertaken by the Centre for Education Beyond Curriculum, Christ College that generated a theoretical framework consisting of strengthening of curriculum, teaching methodology, strengthening of faculty and academic community represents a rich source of information gathered and insights obtained to approach strengthening curriculum, innovations in teaching methodology, means of strengthening of faculty and ways to forge an academic community.
 

The conceptual framework model of Academic Enrichment programme presented in the book has large implications for institutions and educators as it provides valuable insights of practicing and achieving excellence in higher education.
 

Year of Publication        2005
Published by                Centre for Publications, CHRIST (Deemed to be University)
No. of Pages                pp. viii, 96
Price                           Rs. 60 (PB)
 

Contents:

1. Academic enrichment Programme 2003-2007- Introduction
    Thomas Chathamparampil
2. Training the Staff Community in View of Autonomy
    Sebastian T A
3. Institutional Framework on Academic Enrichment Programme
      3.1    Institutional Focus on Strengthening of Curriculum
                Shaji Varghese

      3.2    Institutional Focus on Teaching Methodology
               Mathew P M and Suniti Phadke

      3.3    Instituional Focus on Strengthening of Faculty
               Mallika Krishnaswami

     3.4    Institutional Focus on Forging on Academic Community
               Swarnalatha Iyer

4. Faculty Framework on Academic Enrichment Programme

     4.1    Faculty of Sciences–Focus on Strengthening Curriculum
               Chandrasekharan K A

     4.2    Faculty of Sciences–Focus on Teaching
               Joseph T V

     4.3    Faculty of Sciences-Focus on Strengthening of Faculty
               Joy Poulose

     4.4    Faculty of Sciences-Focus on Forging on Academic Community
               Baby Mathew

     4.5    Faculty of Social Sciences–Focus on Strengthening Curriculum
               Shaji Varghese

     4.6    Faculty of Social Sciences–Focus on Teaching Methodology
               Mathew P M

     4.7     Faculty of Sciences Focus on Strengthening of Faculty
                Sebastian T A

     4.8     Faculty of Social Sciences-Focus on Forging on Academic Community
                Swarnalatha Iyer

     4.9    Faculty of Humanities –Focus on Strengthening Curriculum
               Krishnaswami P

    4.10    Faculty of Humanities–Focus on Teaching
                Randolf Jacob

    4.11     Faculty of Humanities- Focus on Strengthening of Faculty
                 Mallika Krishnaswami

    4.12     Faculty of Humanities-Focus on Forging on Academic Community
                 Shiva Prasad Y S

    4.13    Faculty of Commerce – Focus on Strengthening Curriculum
                 Vijaykumar S

    4.14    Faculty of Commerce–Focus on Teaching
                Barnabas N

    4.15     Faculty of Commerce- Focus on Strengthening of Faculty
                 Nithila Vincent

    4.16     Faculty of Commerce-Focus on Forging on Academic Community
                Tomy K Kallarackal

    4.17    Faculty of Management – Focus on Strengthening Curriculum
                Jain Mathew

    4.18    Faculty of Management–Focus on Teaching
                 Suniti Phadke

    4.19     Faculty of Management- Focus on Strengthening of Faculty
                  Bhuvan G M

    4.20     Faculty of Management-Focus on Forging on Academic Community
                  Shaji Thomas