Feedback Session of QEEE Coordinators
23rd December, 2017
A Feedback Session of QEEE Coordinators was held on 23rd December 2017 in the Department of Electrical Engineering at IIT Madras. It was aimed at gathering college’s views / comments about the Phase V QEEE Program conducted during August- November 2017 and to discuss its effectiveness. Faculty member Mr. Gaurav Thakur represented Dronacharya College of Engineering, Gurgaon at the session. Forty QEEE Heads of colleges from all over the country participated in the event.
Dr. Akhila Vijayakumar initiated the feedback program at the aforementioned time. The session was initiated with a presentation on various courses offered during the August - November 2017 session and various new offerings offered in the last session.
Various problems and suggestions were discussed in the session. QEEE team put forward two major concerns i.e minimal registration of the students and low participation and interaction of the faculties during the faculty training program. Some suggestions were also put forward by various QEEE Heads. One suggestion was that the first six hours of each of the courses will be taught by the college faculty and the next six hours will be taught by the IIT faculties. For the project activity, it was suggested that a two hours lecture should be given before the project actual project activity. It was also suggested that the project activity should be done in the first two weeks of the session.
The feedback session consisting of feedbacks and suggestions was carried forward by Prof. T.G. Venkatesh. Some of the suggestions given by DCE college were:
- SMS alert of the assignments and quizzes activities for the students.
- Consideration of the quizzes and assignments before the proctored quizzes and assignments for the final preparation of marks and distribution of certificates.
- Effort to be made for the conduction of the online sessions in the morning to avoid clashing with the college closing time, proper utilization of student’s energy and maintaining interest in the online session etc.
Many more points were also kept by the college in the feedback session.
After the QEEE feedback session, NPTEL awareness program was also conducted in which various points related to NPTEL were discussed. A brief introduction to NPTEL was given to all the QEEE Heads from different colleges. Some of the topics discussed during the NPTEL session were one to two hours online session by the QEEE faculties and merging of QEEE and NPTEL programs. It was discussed that the QEEE and the NPTEL programs will now be combined and the QEEE Heads will now have to look for both the programs.
Overall the feedback session was very productive.