Martin Luther Christian University, Shillong holds a three-day teaching-learning workshop for its faculty and theological institutes associated with the university from January 22 to 24.
The workshop was attended by faculties from the different departments, schools and centres of the university along with institutes of Manipur, Nagaland and Meghalaya, which includes Mason Phillips Academy, Meghalaya, Indian Institute of Theological Study, Meghalaya, INPI Educational Trust, Manipur, Evangelical College of Theology, Manipur, Reformed School of Theology, Manipur, United College Theology and Missions, Nagaland, Logos College, Nagaland.
With the shift in the teaching-learning processes and to meet the learning outcome of the learner, the workshop was conducted to enable them to keep abreast with the changing pedagogical approaches, academic concepts and policies of MLCU, and to be familiar with the guidelines of National Education Policy, 2020.
The faculty members were oriented on the importance of developing innovative, interactive teaching approaches and learning materials as per the 21st-century learner skills which are learner-centred.
There is a felt need to recognise the learning style and the multiple intelligences of the learners to connect and achieve effective learning opportunities.
Through the workshop, the faculty was able to comprehend the need for the incorporation of technology, hands-on learning activities and practical engagement which will meet the learning ability of individual learners.
As part of the learning outcome of the workshop, a micro-micro-teaching practice session was conducted on the third day of the workshop to ensure that the faculty members were able to apply the different teaching skills and methods which are learner-friendly. The workshop ended with a certification for the participants and the facilitators.