Mathematics plays a very important role in the modern world. We are living in a scientific era of rapid development. So, the Mathematics that we teach in the classroom should cater to the needs of every individual. Keeping this in mind, this workshop has been arranged to share and gain knowledge in the teaching and learning process in mathematics and mathematical techniques for the development and progress of students of Oman.
The Math Section of the IT Department organized the Oman Math Day Celebration on 26th November & 3rd December 2019 with a Knowledge Sharing Workshop on Mathematics in the Math Forum gathering held at CGC Lab from 12 Noon to 2 PM.
Title: Sharing Experiences and Current Practices in Teaching and Student Assessment
Speakers and Topics Covered:
Dr. Mallika Natarajan, HOS of Math section discussed the Approaches and Strategies in Mathematics Teaching and Learning which includes classroom management, teaching with technology, increase learner engagement, and creating effective learning assessments.
Dr. Akhilesh Kumar Mishra presented the usage of GeoGebra software in teaching math courses and Mr. Brahma Dutta Pandey discussed the usage of Latex in preparing the students assessments and handouts.
Mr. P. Suresh Kumar discussed the online assessments specifically on creating calculated questions’ through Moodle.
Mr. Nookaraju Amarnath shared his way of teaching in class to motivate the students and Mrs. Asra Anjum shared her thoughts on motivation.
Mrs. Shradha Dwivedi shared her experience in blended learning teaching in the previous college where she worked before.
Overall, the workshop was very successful and appreciated by all the participants. All staff from the Math Section are very thankful for all the support and guidance received from our Head of Department, Dr. Fatima Al Shanfari.