To provide in depth understanding about pedagogy of research and teaching in the domain of Law, the Centre for Post-Graduate Legal Studies at NCU’s School of Law (SOL) organized a Faculty Development Programme (FDP) on ‘Legal Research and Teaching Methodologies in Contemporary Era’ from 5-9 June 2017. The aim of the FDP was to provide better understanding about various methods of research and to create awareness about the role of legal research in the development of law.
Prof. (Dr) Furqan Ahmad, Indian Law Institute, Delhi chaired the first session of the FDP and spoke on ‘Effective Pedagogical Tools in Legal Education’ on 5 June 2017.
In the 2nd session Dr Kanu Priya, Head, SOL stressed upon the importance of Bloom’s Taxonomy to better understand a students’ level of understanding and accordingly the syllabi should be framed.
Ms Prema Iyer delivered a guest lecture on ‘Mentoring as a technique for effective teaching’ on 6 June 2017. She spoke about various issues such as student counselling, faculty counselling and how it can be effective in improving teaching and student receptiveness.
Prof.(Dr) M. Afzal Wani chaired a session on Research Methodology with special reference to Empirical Research on 7 June 2017.
Dr Keerti Jain conducted a training session on ‘Statistical Package for the Social Sciences’ (SPSS) which can be used in Empirical Research relating to socio-legal studies in the field of Law on 8 June 2017.
Cyber Security Expert, Capt. AK Kataria delivered an expert talk on the topic ‘Cyber Security and Recent Issues’ on 9 June 2017.
He discussed about issues relating to cyber security, current trends in the field of cyber security, possible cyber threats and their solutions.