One Day Coordinators' Workshop on "Python"
25th May 2019
A one-day coordinators' workshop on 'Python' was organized at Dronacharya College of Engineering, Gurgaon, on 25th May 2019 for coordinators. The workshop was organized by the Teaching Learning Centre (ICT) at IIT Bombay under the scheme of 'Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya National Mission on Teachers and Teaching' (PMMMNMTT), an initiative of the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India. Â Karanvir Kaur, Assistant Professor attended the workshop.
The workshop started with the inaugural address by Prof. Prabhu Ramachandran, Faculty in Department of Aerospace Engineering, IIT Bombay. He discussed the importance of Python Programming. The inaugural session ended with Interaction with Remote Centres (Rcs).
After inaugural session, hands-on practice on Python started. Coordinator also completed assignments where in their knowledge and understanding was tested. The videos were self-explanatory and well designed to be understood.
Topics covered in the workshop workshop: Getting started with IPython,Â Using the plot command, Embellishing a plot, Saving Plots, Multiple Plots, Additional features of IPython, Loading data from files, Plotting the data, Sage notebook, Symbolics, Using sage, Getting started with lists, Getting started with for, Getting started with strings, Parsing data, Statistics, Arrays.
The workshop ended with the one-hour question/answer session in which Prof. Prabhu Ramachandran along with his team answered all the questions put up by the teachers of various remote centres.
Overall, it was a very knowledgeable workshop as it was a completely hands-on workshop.