Dr. S. Babu Devasenapati, Director, Center for Learning and Teaching (CLT), SNS Group of Institutions. His role involves heralding continuous improvement in learning & teaching, design of pedagogies to foster excellence in student engagement, ensure the culture of Design Thinking in all facets of education and to champion the practices in learning and teaching across all our Institutions.
He has diverse experience in teaching, research and industrial consultancy. He served as Principal, Professor and donned various roles for more than 25 years in several leading institutions including Amrita University. He is a leadership coach and an acclaimed resource person for faculty development programs.
He is involved in several R&D projects at the postgraduate and doctoral level. He is responsible for curriculum design, pedagogy design and faculty training, aimed at excellence in education. CLT is responsible for the implementation of Design Thinking framework and mastery learning across all domains. In essence the CLT is geared to mould future ready engineers who will be an asset to any organization and the Nation at large.
Ms. A. Kowshika is a Coordinator at the Center for Learning and Teaching and an Assistant Professor from Department of Information Technology. She holds M.E., Degree and possesses eight years of experience in teaching. She is currently pursuing her doctoral degree under Anna University, Chennai. Her research area includes Multihop Wireless Networks, MANET. She takes up the job of coordinating the various events of CLT and she has interest towards implementing the variety of pedagogy in teaching and Collaborative teaching, which is a part of Learning and Teaching Process. Also she extends her dedicated help to her colleagues in all aspects of teaching preparations.
Ms. V. Savitha is a Coordinator at the Center for Learning and Teaching (CLT) and Faculty of Department of Computer Science and Engineering. She collaboratively works with our team to facilitate the best innovative practices in teaching with high focus on flipped classrooms, effective pedagogy principles, project based learning and active learning. She possesses 12 years of teaching experience and collaborates with her faculty members in the area of teaching learning that includes course design, curriculum mapping, assessment techniques and mentorship. She is always willing to work with her team to enrich the learning experience for the students and to promote the leadership qualities.
She is involved in variety of programmes that promotes the effective use of computer technology to enhance and enrich student learning & professional development.
He has 7 years of Teaching Experience and 2 years of Industrial Experience. He has Industry Relations experience of more than 7 years. His keen interest is to mentor teachers towards making Industry ready Engineers by implementing Bloom’s method of Innovative and best practice in Teaching and Learning Process. He has undergone several training in teaching learning Process conducted by Professional body of India. He conducted many faculty development program and Staff development program such as, Bloom’s Taxonomy, Active Learning Teaching Methodologies, and Student Assessment and Student Engagement techniques in Teaching Learning process. He is also a quality circle member of SNS Group of Institutions, guides and supports teachers in order to transform them as Facilitators.
As a member of centre for learning and teaching Mr. M.Sathish Kumar holds the responsibility of taking initiatives to introduce innovative pedagogical methods in the classroom. He posses three years of experience in teaching and learning. He teaches Courses related to Mechanical engineering where more practical applications are involved. Also he assists and facilitates those who wish to refine their teaching, design or update courses, and/or explore alternate teaching methods. He always believes that Learning is a gift; even when Pain is your teacher. He emphasizes that Service to learning and teaching is service to the future generation.
Ms. Aishwarya, is one of the members of CLT team in SNS Institutions. In addition to her work as CLT member, she is serving as an Assistant Professor in the Department of EEE. As an Educational developer and member of the e-learning team at the Centre, she works along with faculties to develop an innovative learning strategy to engage the students. She started her career in a classroom teaching Microprocessor and Microcontroller with nothing more than a chalk. Now after one and half years, she now can find the pragmatic insight into how technology can facilitate teaching and now encouraging the students to use the technology to overcome the challenging problems.
According to her statement, Learning by doing is best strategy to keep the students active throughout the session. Whenever the students are doing they tend to grasp the concept well which she noticed during the lab sessions. She uses role plays to her subject concept so that she can make an Interactive environment inside the class and the students too won’t feel boredom inside her class.
As the member of Center for Learning and Teaching (CLT) at SNS Institution, Ms. R. Monisha works with faculty members to build a community of best teaching practice. Ms. R. Monisha teams up with the members of CLT to enhance the culture and quality of teaching at our campus. Also she facilitates in offering individual teaching consultations, workshops, and discussions in which the students talk with and learn from each other. She will be working to encourage instructors to reflect on their own teaching, to engage with and gain insights from each other in collegial way. She involves herself in creating excellent learning environment for students through activities in CLT.
As a member of CLT, he holds the responsibility of introducing the various assessment techniques to examine the students in academics. He has eight years of teaching experience in the field of mechanical engineering and one year of Industrial experience. His current research area includes automation techniques in mechanical engineering and has published papers in reputed international journals and conferences.
Prior to joining SNS Institutions he has served as Deputy Controller of examinations in reputed institutions and is well experienced in handling autonomous examination systems.
As a member of CLT, she holds the responsibility of verifying the quality of question paper and introducing the various assessment techniques to examine the students in academics. She has five years of teaching experience in the field of mathematics. Her current research area includes differential equation in mathematics and has published papers in reputed international journals. She emphasizes Teaching is the one profession that creates all other professions.
As a member of Centre for Learning and Teaching Mrs. N.Nandhini holds the responsibility of SNS courseware to facilitate the faculty members and students be aware of E Learning. The goal is to produce a highly-interactive experience that not only facilitates knowledge transfer, but also changes the behavior of the Students and faculty members to improve the Learning and Teaching skill. Also she extends her dedicated help to all faculties in all aspects of preparing teaching materials. She possesses sixteen years of experience in teaching. She is currently pursuing her doctoral degree under Periyar University, salem.