• The Icfai University, Dehradun

Teaching and Evaluation Methodology

Teaching and Evaluation Methodology

ICFAI Education School (IEdS) believes in concentric learning approach that is specifically designed to facilitate ‘learning for wisdom and understanding’. The approach adopted aims at imparting intellectual and creative skills to the learners in an integrated and well-processed manner. The educational methodology followed here is an optimal blend of innovative teaching approaches that strengthen the learners in the age of mounting competition. It includes the following:

Classroom Instruction

Students receive classroom instruction, which help them to learn and consolidate their understanding of the subjects.

Independent Study

Students are encouraged for self-study so that they can develop critical analytical skills.

Intensive Teaching Workshops

Students undergo training in intensive teaching workshops that facilitate minds-on learning in them.

Soft Skills Development

Soft Skills are provided to all students by allotting significant part of its curriculum on soft skills development. This will help them in their overall personality development.

IT Labs

In the age of technological revolution, Faculty of Education realizes the need to train its students on IT skills through its specially designed IT Labs, which are equipped with latest hardware and software infrastructure. Round the clock internet facility is available for the students for continuous search of knowledge.

Seminars

Students are encouraged to take part in seminars on various topics related to education. The faculty evaluates these seminars and provides necessary inputs to the students for further improvement.

Co-curricular Activities

Co-curricular activities (CCA’s) are organized every week to promote personal development outside the classroom.

Talk Fests

Faculty of Education has created a niche for itself in imparting quality teacher education through its Talkfest Program. The objective behind Talkfest is to instill a research bent of mind among the students by helping them gain a pragmatic understanding of contemporary pedagogy.

Mentoring Sessions

Faculty of Education believes in developing its prospective teachers into complete individuals with harmonious development of personality. In an attempt to realize this objective, each student is attached to a mentor who will provide individualized assistance to the student in developing skills and competencies to emerge triumphant in all spheres.

Assignments

Students are given assignments on regular basis so that they will be able to learn what has been taught to them in an effective manner.

Projects

Faculty of Education believes in promoting hands-on learning among its students through various projects on Foundation Courses and Case Study.

Examinations

Continuous Comprehensive Evaluation (CCE) system is adopted. The evaluation process serves to assess and certify student’s understanding of the subject and their level of knowledge and skills.

Teacher Internship Program

The Teacher Internship Program (TIP) forms an important component. TIP, which is a simulation of real work environment in schools requires the student to undergo the rigors of professional environment both in form and substance through micro-teaching and simulated social skill teaching session.

Case Study Project

This approach helps the B.Ed. trainee to have an overall picture of the child’s environment and to have an observation of child’s health and physical, emotional and social development from conception up to data collection.

FedUni Journal of Higher Education

The University publishes a journal of higher education every quarter, named as FedUni Journal of Higher Education. This academic quarterly deals with latest developments, emerging trends and research findings on various facets of higher education.