Innovative Teaching - Top Engineering Colleges in Tamil Nadu

Counselling Code: 2622

Innovative Teaching

Chemical Engineering Department consists of a set of dedicated, qualified and experienced faculty and supporting staff members meeting the requirements as prescribed by AICTE and Anna University. A variety of interactive pedagogical activities used to be organized to draw the interest of budding minds of students towards theoretical subjects and the development of cutting-edge technologies.

The following are the various teaching methodologies used in different aspects for the delivery of course:

  1. Creative Teaching and Interactive Learning
  • Stimulation of creativity in students that excites young minds and capture their interest.
  • By encouraging different fresh ideas with the freedom to explore, the young minds could be nurtured.
  • Audiovisual aids, chalk, and board are used by the faculty for teaching.
  • Students are encouraged to clarify their doubts, during the lecture hour itself.
  • Tutorial Sessions for Problem-Oriented subjects are done by two faculty members.
  • During the lecture hour, the first 5 minutes are used for revising topics taught in the previous class that too done by the students and the last 5 minutes is used to give a summary of the current class. Hence the students will get continuity of the previous day topics.

 

  1. Audio & Video Tools
  • Incorporation of audio-visual materials as supplement textbooks during teaching sessions in the form of models, filmstrips, movies, pictures, infographics help the students’ imagination thrive and grow.
  • These methods will not only develop their ability to listen but will also help them understand the concepts better.

 

  1. “Real-World” Learning
  • Infusing real-world experiences during teaching make teaching moments fresh, and enrich classroom learning.
  • Relating and demonstrating through real-life situations will make the material easy to understand and easy to learn.
  • After completion of 2nd year, the students will be encouraged towards attending workshops, based on which students may plan for the development of Projects/ Mini Projects.
  • All students are encouraged to get involved in attending seminars and conferences.
  • Students are encouraged for an internship in the industry during vacations.
  • Students are taken to industrial visit at least once a semester to see the real-time operation.

 

  1. Practical Learning:
  • Practical exercises are taught in the laboratory.
  • In addition to the experiments given in the syllabus, students are instructed to practice additional experiments as suggested by the concerned by the faculty.
  • Softwares for programming (Python) CAD, CAM are installed in systems for the development of applications.
  • Wet Laboratories (Chemical Analysis Laboratory, Electrical Engineering Laboratory, Mechanical Engineering Laboratory) are accessible for the students during the scheduled periods and also during leisure hours for doing experiments.
  • Charts are displayed in laboratories through which the students can gain a basic idea about different experiments.
  • Students are taken to the industries through industrial visits through that acquiring knowledge about real-time applications.
  1. Other Innovative Teaching methods adopted by the faculty
  • Real-Time Demonstration– Models are displayed in laboratories.
  • Industry Projects– Students are encouraged and guided by faculty members to do real-time projects in various industries during the semester break.
  • Online courses– Online courses are being conducted through NPTEL online courses and google classrooms so that students can post and clear their doubts at any time without hesitation and can download course materials.
  • College automation software– Each student is provided with a personal login wherein they can download Course Material, Syllabus, a Question bank, Assignment topics, Short videos, NPTEL video links.