Mangaluru: The Department of Computer Applications at St Joseph Engineering College (SJEC), Mangaluru, organised a Faculty Development Program (FDP) on Google Suite for the faculty members of Father Muller Medical College (FMMC) on November 22 and 23.
The programme was aimed at empowering the teachers and doctors of FMMC with technical skills in order to enhance content delivery and bring in transformations in the teaching-learning process. The training was focussed on the application of Google Productivity tools and Google Classroom concepts. The sessions were designed specifically to suit the day to day requirements of faculty members through hands-on experiences.
The FDP was inaugurated the Chief Guest, Father Muller Charitable Institutions Director Fr Richard Aloysius Coelho.
Dr Sudheer said that the FDP provides a perfect opportunity for the people from health sciences to interact with their peers from physical sciences. He also expressed the need for both the branches of science to work collaboratively in order to make this world a better place.
Fr Richard Coelho addressed the gathering and expressed happiness on the conduction of this FDP which was intended to make the faculty of the medical college get a taste of using technology at their workplaces. He thanked the management of St Joseph Engineering College for taking this initiative to bridge the gap between the two domains of science.
Fr Wilfred Prakash D’Souza spoke about the usefulness of Google Suite for Education and said that it will facilitate the teaching-learning process at FMMC. He went onto say that the present generation was quite tech-savvy and that they expect a lot from their teachers and that, by leveraging Google Suite, the teachers of FMMC were certain to meet their expectations.
Sumangala welcomed the gathering and Nisha Jenifer Roche compered the inaugural programme.
The other dignitaries present on the occasion were SJEC Director Fr Wilfred Prakash D’Souza, FMMC Administrator Fr Ajith Menezes, Medical Superintendent and FMMC Department of Forensics Professor Dr Uday Kumar K, SJEC Assistant Directors Fr Rohith D’Costa and Rev. Fr Alwyn Richard D’Souza, SJEC Principal Dr Sudheer M, and MCA HOD Sumangala N.