<img height="1" width="1" style="display:none" src="https://www.facebook.com/tr?id=717202372148975&amp;ev=PageView&amp;noscript=1">

SP Jain in the News

COVID-19 and the transition to online learning – SP Jain’s Dr Nawazish Mirza writes in Edarabia

 
 

The COVID-19 outbreak has provided a unique opportunity for business schools to test their readiness for online teaching. In these dynamic times, a good online pedagogy provides much-needed flexibility to the students while not compromising on their skill development. How can institutions ensure students get the same learning experience online as they would in a conventional classroom? Dr Nawazish Mirza (Associate Professor and Area Head – Finance, SP Jain School of  Global Management) shares his insights in an article published in Edarabia, a leading education portal in the Middle East.

 

SP Jain’s new Engaged Learning Online (ELO) technology offers students a classroom-like learning experience in the safety and comfort of their home

SP Jain’s new Engaged Learning Online (ELO) technology offers students a classroom-like learning experience in the safety and comfort of their home

“Given that virtual teaching is part of the blended learning offered by top institutions, the professors should be conscious that online teaching is not "panic teaching". Like all other pedagogies, online sessions need to be carefully crafted. It should not be merely replicating face-to-face lectures in front of a webcam,” says Dr Mirza.

He shares six practices instructors can adopt to help them teach online and keep the students engaged. Here’s an extract from the article:

  • Make an assessment of the technology that is available.
  • Explain the class agenda at the beginning of the session and highlight the learning objectives. Also, specify how the students would communicate and participate in the discussion.
  • Engaging students in an online session is very challenging. Hence, attempt to blend your session with multiple activities like videos, quizzes, polls and simulations.
  • Online teaching is an optimal way to promote peer learning. You can split students into virtual groups and stimulate students using Socratic questioning.
  • The assessment of online courses is not similar to that of the conventional classroom. Therefore, instructors need to be very conscious of this and design their assessments accordingly.
  • The follow-up and out of classroom assistance are very critical for online courses.
 

LATEST NEWS

The role of International Business degree in career growth – Dr Christopher Abraham writes in Free Press Journal
Strategies to make a luxury business sustainable and exclusive – Shiksha interviews Smita Jain (Director - MGLuxM, SP Jain)
How is a Global MBA different from a regular MBA? - Dr Arindam Banerjee writes in the Education World
Why an EMBA is important in one’s career to make better decisions – Dr Bhanu Ranjan writes in K12 Digest
How to deal with challenges in digital transformation during COVID – Dr Karippur Nanda Kumar writes in Free Press Journal
Recruit the right faculty – Dr Christopher Abraham writes in the Pioneer
India is projected as the education hub of the world– Dr Vaidyanathan Jayaraman writes in Estrade
How can a Master’s degree in Global Business Management enable you to work in the post-pandemic world? – Dr Arindam Banerjee writes in Shiksha
How can MSMEs benefit from data science in their business? – Dr Abhijit Dasgupta writes in Financial Express
Higher Education - Trends, Disruptions & the Future – Dr Christopher Abraham writes in Shiksha
EMBA has a bigger impact on one's work-life; here’s how – Dr Bhanu Ranjan writes in The Sunday Pioneer