Evidence Based Teaching and Learning Strategies in Higher Education

IISER Bhopal

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Evidence Based Teaching and Learning Strategies in Higher Education

This 3 day online workshop is organized by CREATES, IISER Bhopal under the Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya National Mission on Teachers and Teaching (PMMMNMTT) Scheme, MHRD.


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Workshop Round Date Registration Fee Registration Link Application Deadline
Evidence Based Teaching and Learning
Strategies in Higher Education
Round - II May 21 - 23 INR 300/- only Closed Seats filled up
Evidence Based Teaching and Learning
Strategies in Higher Education
Round - I May 13 - 15 INR 300/- only Closed Seats filled up

Workshop Themes

Workshop Details

1. Eligibility - This 3 day online workshop is open for all higher education faculty members irrespective of their affiliation or position. However, there will be a limited number of seats available, so signing up early is recommended.

2. Outcomes – This workshop is part of a series of workshops organized by CREATES, IISER Bhopal under the PMMMNMTT Scheme, MHRD. The primary objective of these workshops is to empower faculty members and provide professional development in various technical content areas, pedagogy and educational technology.

This particular 3 day online workshop will provide an opportunity for faculty members to critically examine and reflect upon their roles and responsibilities in the digital era. Participants will gain an awareness of research based model of learning and development of students. Participants will also be exposed to evidence based teaching and learning strategies that can be customized in their own context for the benefit of students. This workshop will also provide a common platform to participants to share their own experiences and best practices in teaching and learning.

3. Format – This workshop will use a combination of digital mechanisms including online video lectures, interactive discussion forums, and other e-learning materials. Various technology platforms will be used to conduct the online sessions, such as Examineer, etc. The detailed procedure for joining the workshop will be made available to the registered participants.

4. Required: Participants are required to have access to laptop/desktop with robust internet connectivity. Headphone and microphone will also be required for online interactions.

5. Assessment and Evaluation – Participants need to commit at least 6 hours per day during the 3 day workshop. Participants are expected to actively participate in all the sessions, and will have quiz, reading and writing assignments that have to be completed within the stipulated timings.

6. Workshop Certificate – It is expected that all participants will actively participate during the entire duration of the 3 day workshop. Upon successful completion of all workshop activities, participants will receive the e-certificate after 2 weeks. Kindly note that all programs under PMMMNMTT Scheme, MHRD, are valid for promotion under CAS as per the UGC notification dated 18th July, 2018. Sample Certificate


Day Morning (10 AM to 1 PM) Afternoon ( 2 PM to 5 PM)
Day 1 Video Lectures, Live Chat & Interaction, Quiz, Assignments through Examineer live section. 2 PM to 4 PM: Assignment work (individual)
4 PM to 5 PM: Q&A, Experience Sharing through video conferencing.
Day 2 10 AM to 11 AM: Discussion on Literature Reading Assignment through video conferencing.
11 AM to 1 PM: Assignment work (individual)
2 PM to 4 PM: Assignment work (individual)
4 PM to 5 PM: Q&A, Experience Sharing through video conferencing.
Day 3 Assignment work (individual) 2 PM to 4 PM: Assignment work (individual)
4 PM to 5 PM: Q&A, Experience Sharing through video conferencing.
* Tentative Schedule - subject to change. Video conferencing link and any other relevant details will be shared with registered participants only.

Workshop Instructor

Dr. Yogesh Velankar earned his Ph.D. in Engineering Education from Purdue University, USA; a unique and first of its kind doctoral program in the world. He holds a M.S. in Electrical Engineering, and M.Ed. in Mathematics Education as an Instructional Specialist, both from the University of Texas at El Paso, USA. His B.E. is in Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering from Mumbai University, India. He is a certified high school Mathematics teacher, and a Six Sigma Green Belt holder. Read More

Previously, Dr. Velankar has worked in the U.S. and India in multinational and diverse organizations such as Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Indo Universal Collaboration for Engineering Education (IUCEE), Infosys Limited, Caterpillar, Schlumberger, and others. His industrial experiences include strategic talent management, competency and knowledge management, and enhancing the effectiveness and efficiency of workplace learning, training, and professional development offerings. Dr. Velankar also has academic research and teaching experience across various educational levels in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, Humanities, Social Sciences, Management and Leadership domains.

Dr. Yogesh Velankar currently provides independent consultancy, advisory and mentoring services to various stakeholders (e.g. students, faculty, academic leaders and administrators, policy makers, industry etc.) in the educational ecosystem at all levels. For instance, Dr. Velankar is presently consulting for Inter University Centre for Teacher Education (IUCTE), BHU, Varanasi; an apex body for teacher education of the University Grants Commission (UGC), Government of India. Dr. Velankar is also a consultant for Indian Institute of Technology (Banaras Hindu University) (i.e. IIT (BHU)) and part of the core team and Advisor for Government of India - Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) flagship Leadership for Academicians Program (LEAP) implemented by IIT (BHU). Dr. Yogesh Velankar has also been selected by MHRD as a Mentor and Performance Auditor under the third phase of Technical Education Quality Improvement Program (TEQIP – III); a Central Sector Scheme of Government of India with support from the World Bank. He also contributes as an expert resource person for various capacity building initiatives under TEQIP – III. Dr. Velankar also contributes pan-India as an expert resource person and consultant for various centres under MHRD's signature scheme of Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya National Mission on Teachers and Teaching (PMMMNMTT). Dr. Velankar is also a member of the Academic Council and Course Coordinator for the course entitled ‘Information and Communications Technology for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Education’ at Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Bhopal, which has been designated as a National Resource Centre (NRC) for offering Annual Refresher Programme in Teaching (ARPIT) through the MOOCs platform SWAYAM; a major and unique initiative of MHRD. Dr. Velankar is also Technical Advisor and Reviewer for ARPIT 2019-2020 under NRC in Pharmacy at IIT (BHU). Read Less


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