“TRAINING OF THE TRAINERS” PROGRAMME

The 5th “Training of the trainers” programme (6 day module) of the Dental Education Unit of IGIDS was conducted for the faculty of IGIDS (7 newly joined professors, reader and senior lecturers) and Karpaga Vinayagar Institute of Dental Sciences (11 faculty).
The first day (07/01/16) began with small introduction by Dr.Manoharan which was followed by an ice breaking session conducted by Dr.Shivsakthy. A pre test was then conducted. This was followed by the lecture on ‘Education as a system’ by Dr.Carounanidy Usha. This was followed by the lecture on “Taxonomy; domains and levels “by Dr.Manoharan .The post lunch session was on “specific learning objectives”, by Prof.Carounanidy Usha ,“Group Dynamics”. Dr.K.A.Narayan (Resource person- AHEAD, SBV) & Dr. Bindu used the concept of “fish bowl” to explain group dynamics. The day ended with report writing and tea break.
Day 2 (08/01/16) started with report reading by Dr.Harikrishnan. The first lecture was on “Teaching–Learning Principle’ & ‘Adult Learning Principles’ by Dr. K.R.Sethuraman (Resource Person- AHEAD,SBV). On the request of the participants teaching learning media- projected and non projected aids by Dr.Bindu, web 2.0 by Dr.Jananni, and mobile technology by Dr.Vignesan was preponed before lunch. This was followed by lunch break. The day ended with report writing and tea break.
Day 3 (09/01/16) started with report reading by Dr.Saravanan followed by the lecture on ‘Teaching learning methods-an overview” by Dr.Senthil. This was followed by video demo on ‘Chairside Teaching-do’s and dont’s’ & followed by plenary session on teaching learning methods by Dr.Pratebha. After refreshment break there was lecture “class room management“ by Dr.Sanguida followed by “ lesson plan” by Prof Carounanidy Usha. Post lunch session, lecture on SNACS AND SNAPS was taken by Dr.Shivsakthy and “introduction to microteaching “was taken by Dr.Saravana Kumar with the rules laid for the forth coming microteaching practice session. The day ended with report writing and tea break.
Day 4 (21/01/16) began with report reading by Dr.Shakila. The group then dispersed to four different halls for the microteaching practice sessions. Dr.K.R. Sethuraman, Dr. K.A.Narayan, Dr. Carounanid Usha & Prof.Adkoli were the supervisors. This was followed by the lecture on “Evaluation principles & process” by Dr.K.A.Narayan (Resource Person, AHEAD, SBV). Lecture on “written examination” was taken by Dr.Manoharan .The post lunch session was on “question paper setting and blue printing” by Dr.Manoharan.
Day 5 ( 22/01/16) began with report reading by Dr.Bala Guhan followed by the lectures on ‘OSCE/OSPE by Dr.Senthil. “Viva voce by Dr.Sanguida, “Time and stress management in teaching” by Dr.K.A.Narayan. Post luch session the lectures were “post validation” by Dr.Saravana Kumar, “Item analysis” by Dr.Vignesan. The day ended with report writing .
Day 6 (23/01/16) began with report reading by Dr. Aniz followed by the lecture on “Ethics for Educators” by Dr. K.R.Sethuraman. “SOLO taxonomy” by Dr.Bindu,”Quality assurance in education- feedback system” by Dr.Jananni. This was followed by a group discussion on Curriculum review’ moderated by Dr. Carounanidy Usha & Dr. Saravanakumar.R. In the post lunch session “Broken square” game was conducted & certificates were distributed to the participants. The program feedback, pre test–post test analysis and individual feedbacks were also obtained. At the end of the 6 day session exhaustive feed backs given by our mentors will be taken .