Institutional Quality Assurance Cell Operations Manual
Other facilities like clean, spatially adequate and separate leisure rooms for male and
female students , canteen facilities with nutritious and safe food, reading rooms,
theater, auditorium for staging cultural programs etc.
In addition, some discipline specific facilities, very critical for proper learning, need to be
ensured. For example, clinic & hospital and farmland facilities for disciplines like
Dentistry, Veterinary Science, Medicine and agriculture etc.
5.1.5 Teaching - Learning and Assessment
188.8.131.52 Teaching Learning
For the purpose of quality in teaching learning following factors are very critical:
Quality Staff: It is to be ensured that the staffs of all categories including academic,
support, technical and administrative are adequate and skilled to meet the
requirements of academic standards and strategies of teaching learning.
Appropriate teaching learning methods: Teaching learning method, in fact, sets the
stage for everything in terms of learning outcomes. Efforts in this area pay great
dividends in terms of attainment of learning goals and quality of education as well.
Attainment of learning goals depends on the role and involvement of students and
teachers in the process. Teachers need to be diligent in transferring new knowledge to
the students effectively so that the goal of teaching succeeds. The teachers should use
innovative teaching techniques to make the students keen, focused and interested to
learn the subjects taught, and are able to maintain a scholarly approach for engaging
students in academic activities.
Use of Lesson plan: Use of lesson plan is a growing practice in teaching learning
internationally. It specifies the subject matter to be taught, learning objectives and
assessment of that learning for each and every class. As a result, at the beginning of a
session students become very clear regarding what will be taught, how it will be
taught, how the attainment of learning will be assessed and subjects they supposed to
Technology integration: In this age of information technology work has become
increasingly computer centric. As such, technology integration in teaching is very
critical for quality in education. Technology integration in teaching learning will
make it a lot easier and more effective to communicate ideas and complex subjects
meaningfully in class rooms. In addition, use of technology in teaching will
encourage students to access e-resources for studying, use computer for academic
preparation and IT devices for problem solving.
Focus: Teaching learning in higher education must address the higher order of
learning in educational domain, i.e., application for creation. At the tertiary level of
education heightened cognitive skills are very important.
Skill Development Mechanism: It is required to keep in mind that education is all
about to gain a set of skills. Such skills will make the graduates competent to face the
reality of life, to develop the attitude of lifelong learning and to contribute in the
socioeconomic development of the country. As such, teaching learning should not be