Orientation Program for the Newly Recruited Faculty Members
Jun 01, 2023
The Institutional Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) of East West University (EWU) organized a two-day long “Orientation Program for New Faculty Members” for the newly appointed faculty members of EWU who have joined in Summer 2023, which was held on 30-31 May 2023. Professor Dr. M. M. Shahidul Hassan, Vice Chancellor of EWU, and Professor Dr. Muhammad Ziaulhaq Mamun, Pro-Vice Chancellor, EWU were present in the program. The orientation program began with a welcome address by the director of IQAC Professor Dr. Basanta Kumar Barmon. Professor Dr. Muhammad Ziaulhaq Mamun, Pro-Vice Chancellor delivered a thoughtful lecture and inspired the new faculty members that will help to improve their teaching learning skills. Professor Dr. M. M. Shahidul Hassan, Vice Chancellor, gave a presentation on “Role of Universities in 4IR” and urged the new faculty members to adopt the competency-based teaching learning methods that will help the students competing with national and international job markets.
Following the orientation program, Professor Dr. Mohamad Ruhul Amin, Dean of the Faculty of Sciences and Engineering, Professor Dr. A. K. Enamul Haque, Dean of the Faculty of Business and Economics, and Dr. Farzana Akhter, Dean of the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences were joined as panelists in a panel discussion on “Teaching at EWU”. Professor Dr. A.K. Enamul Haque briefly explained teaching philosophy at university level and advised the newly recruited faculty members to engage in research along with teaching. At the end of the discussion, there was a Q&A session whereby the new faculty members vividly participated. In the second session of the program the distinguished resource person Professor Dr. Khairul Alam, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, EWU shared his knowledge and discussed “Quality Assurance in Higher Education”.
Professor Dr. Ahmed Wasif Reza, Department of Computer Science & Engineering, EWU, and Additional Director, IQAC discussed on “Experiences on Outcome-Based Teaching and Learning”, and Professor Dr. Basanta Kumar Barmon, Director, IQAC, lectured on “Course Outlines for Outcome-Based Education”.
The two-day long orientation program was very successful as praised by the participants. Fifteen new faculty members from seven departments participated in this event. The participants thanked the EWU authority and IQAC for organizing this orientation program. In concluding the orientation program, the additional director Professor Dr. Ahmed Wasif Reza expressed his immense gratitude to all the respected guests, Deans, speakers, and new faculty members for making the workshop a complete success.