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BSD faculty honed in Research-Teaching Nexus

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The Business Studies Department (BSD) through the initiative of the Human Resource Development Committee organized a Faculty Development Programme on the topic “Implementing Research-Teaching Nexus in the Curriculum of Higher Education'' last March 18, 2021.

The programme was conducted with the support of the On-the-Job Training program and the Industrial Link Committee. Dr. Anand was the facilitator for the programme. He is the Director of Postgraduate Studies and Research Department, College of Banking and Financial Studies in Muscat.

During the session, the facilitator presented comprehensive data on connecting research with teaching. The session discussed essential aspects with of knowledge and subsequently the transfer of knowledge with students, transferring them as per the expectations of corporations. He elucidated on aspects considered for linking research with academics. He asserted that research oriented universities and institutions integrate research into teaching/learning while promoting research culture within the campus. This holistic approach helps students in acquiring employability skills.

Various models explaining the need to connect research and teaching were likewise discussed during the session. All models reviewed during the session primarily focused on providing applied knowledge by the academicians to the students through research by emphasizing prerequisites industries need from prospective employees applied knowledge, not mere conceptual understanding.

The programme was participative and lively as evidenced with the attendees’ thorough contributed thoughts and ideas during the questioning session. While attending the programme, the participants disclosed that they grasped the significance of integrating research into teaching-learning activities.

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  • Academic Year: AY 2020-2021
  • Semester: 2nd Semester
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