Teaching Practice

125 Teaching Methods followed at Nandha

  1. Lecture by teacher

  2. Class discussion conducted by teacher

  3. Recitation oral questions by teacher answered orally by students

  4. Discussion groups conducted by selected student

  5. Lecture-demonstration by teacher

  6. Lecture-demonstration by another instructor(s) from a special field

  7. Presentation by a panel of instructors or students

  8. Presentations by student panels from the class: class invited to participate

  9. Student reports by individuals

  10. Student-group reports by committees from the class

  11. Debate (informal & formal) on current issues by students from class

  12. Class discussions conducted by a student or student committee

  13. Forums

  14. Bulletin boards

  15. Small groups such as task oriented, discussion, Socratic

  16. Textbook assignments

  17. Reading assignments in journals, monographs, supplementary books etc.

  18. Assignment to outline portions of the textbook

  19. Assignment to outline certain supplementary readings

  20. Crossword puzzles

  21. Construction of vocabulary lists

  22. Diaries

  23. Construction of summaries by students

  24. Required term paper

  25. Panel discussion

  26. Biographical reports given by students

  27. Reports on published research studies and experiments by students

  28. Library research on topics or problems

  29. Written book reports by students

  30. Jigsaw puzzle maps

  31. Hall of Fame by topic or era (military or political leaders, heroes)

  32. Use of pretest

  33. Gaming and simulation

  34. Flash cards

  35. Flowcharts

  36. Interviews

  37. Maps, transparencies, globes

  38. Mobiles

  39. Audio-tutorial lessons (individualized instruction)

  40. Models

  41. Music

  42. Field trips

  43. Drama, role playing

  44. Open textbook study

  45. Committee projects--small groups

  46. Notebook

  47. Class projects

  48. Individual projects

  49. Quizdown gaming

  50. Modeling in various media

  51. Photographs

  52. Laboratory experiments performed by more than two students working together

  53. Use of dramatization, skits, plays

  54. Student construction of diagrams, charts, or graphs

  55. Making of posters by students

  56. Students drawing pictures or cartoons vividly portray principles or facts

  57. Problem solving or case studies

  58. Puppets show

  59. Use of diagrams, tables, graphs, and charts by instructor in teaching

  60. Use of exhibits and displays by instructor

  61. Reproductions

  62. Construction of exhibits and displays by students

  63. Use of slides

  64. Use of filmstrips

  65. Use of motion pictures, educational films, videotapes

  66. Use of recordings

  67. Use of radio programs

  68. Use of television

  69. Role playing

  70. Verbal illustrations

  71. Service projects

  72. Stamps, coins, and other hobbies

  73. Use of community or local resources

  74. Story telling

  75. Surveys

  76. Tutorial: students assigned to other students for assistance, peer teaching

  77. Coaching: special assistance provided for students having difficulty in the course

  78. Oral reports

  79. Word association activity

  80. Workbooks

  81. Using case studies reported in literature to illustrate psychological principles and facts

  82. Construction of scrapbooks

  83. Applying simple statistical techniques to class data

  84. Time lines

  85. "Group dynamics" techniques

  86. Units of instruction organized by topics

  87. Non directive techniques applied to the classroom

  88. Supervised study during class period

  89. Use of technology and instructional resources

  90. Open textbook tests, take home tests

  91. Put idea into picture

  92. Write a caption for chart, picture, or cartoon

  93. Reading aloud

  94. Differentiated assignment and homework

  95. Telling about a trip

  96. Mock convention

  97. Filling out forms (income tax, checks)

  98. Prepare editorial for school paper

  99. Attend council meeting, school boar meeting

  100. Exchanging "things"

  101. Making announcements

  102. Taking part (community elections)

  103. Studying local history

  104. Compile list of older citizens as resource people

  105. Students from abroad (exchange students)

  106. Obtain free and low cost materials

  107. Collect old magazines

  108. Collect colored slides

  109. Follow a world leader (in the media)

  110. Start a campaign

  111. Conduct a series

  112. Investigate a life

  113. Prepare an exhibit

  114. Join an organization

  115. Collect money for a cause

  116. Elect a "Hall of Fame" for males

  117. Elect a "Hall of Fame" for females

  118. Construct a drama

  119. Prepare presentation for senior citizen group

  120. Invite senior citizen(s) to present local history to class including displaying artifacts

  121. Prepare mock newspaper on specific topic or era

  122. Draw a giant map on floor of classroom

  123. Research local archaeological site

  124. Exchange program with schools from different parts of the state

  125. Brainstorm and identify a list of techniques and strategies that best fit their class.

PREPARING FOR INDUSTRY

When your course is ending and the outside world is beginning to scare you – we won’t leave you be at the mercy of sweet luck. 
Instead, we at Nandha Institutions believe in preparing our students for the Industry. We understand that, while ‘Good Academic Achievement’ is the foundation of a successful future, yet you need to go beyond it and develop other competencies also so as to be an effective performer and achiever.
We do this by making corporate activities such as presentations, group discussions, simulated interviews a part of your ongoing curriculum. We enhance your understanding of real life business situations by regular use of case studies in class. We take you on Industrial visits where you get firsthand knowledge of the working of a company like Tech Mahendra or Cognizent. We let you try your hand at organizing talk shows and events right here in college, where no one will hold your mistakes against you. 
We offer you a ‘Personality Development Program’ which gives you a chance to increase your employability manifolds. There are Employability Assessment Tests which can be downloaded and you can assess your own marketability.
A dedicated team called the ‘Placement Department’ - which comprises of professionals from Industry, Faculty members and students – is always there to guide you and support you in getting the interview call and thereafter cracking the interview rounds. 
To name a few of our recruiters - TCS, Infosys, Wipro Technolgoies, Wipro Infotech, HCL Technologies, IBM, CSC, NIIT Technologies, Patni Computers, Philips Electronics, R Systems, I-Gate, Global Logic, Interglobe Technologies, Birlasoft, Goodyear, Escorts, Mahindra & Mahindra, LG Electronics, Torrent Power, Thomson Digital, Cognizant, HCL Comnet, AON Hewitt, Syntel Inc., HDFC Bank, DLF Limited, Audi, ITC, Future Group, Dish TV, Citibank Limited, Standard Chartered Bank, Capital IQ, Grail Research, Naukri.Com, Puma, HSBC Bank, Pepsico, Dabur India, Manpower Services, Mastech, TNT India, Zydus Cadilla, Copal Partners, F1F9, Axis Bank, IDBI Bank, Singtel, HT Media, Coffee Day and others.

PROFESSIONAL EXCELLENCE PROGRAMME

Professional excellence occurs when you are able to deliver good quality work in an environment that is outside your control and alongside a set of people who you sometimes know very little about.
At Nandha Institutions, we understand the nuances of the professional space and therefore design our curriculum to combat these factors. 
To excel professionally, you will need to - Work effectively and develop your networks and expertise; Get results working with different and difficult personality types; Maintain focus in pressure situations; Build and leverage your professional reputation; Work effectively within your organization’s political environment. And we make sure that we strengthen our students on all these counts through:  

Management Games

Management games are designed to give our students the edge over the challenges of a typical working environment in a zero-risk space. The instant feedback and risk-free environment invite exploration and experimentation, stimulating curiosity, discovery learning and perseverance. Competitive simulation games encourage self-learning – players have more incentive to learn because of the motivation to win.

Group Discussions

Group discussions are part and parcel of selection process in majority of companies. It gives recruiters an opportunity to view the behavioral and attitudinal response of the candidate in a demanding situation. At Nandha, Group discussions are regular part of management students’ day. It is an academic activity for assessment. We also rope in corporate experts to help students mould their GD skills to a level suitable for corporate discussions and business meets. 

Simulated Interviews

Simulated Interview is a process which helps the student to do their own competitive analysis and find their strengths and weaknesses. In Simulated Interview Nandha provides virtual corporate environment for the interviews. Nandha Institutions invite industrial professional to be a part of every interview panel and judge the students. This complete process is recorded audio-visually and shown to students to judge themselves. The experts from industries share their experiences and valuable feedback on individual basis. The individual student is given counseling and a recorded copy is given to him for improvement.
This complete process is recorded audio-visually and shown to students to judge themselves. The experts from industries share their experiences and valuable feedback on individual basis. The individual student is given counseling and a recorded copy is given to him for improvement. 

Presentation

Presentation is the most important part for a working professional and every company expects its employees to be a good presenter. Presentations are used to explain products to the client, results to management, future plans, processes to subordinates etc. The importance of presentation is insisted to the Nandha students. Thus a student is polished throughout the course duration till he reaches the perfection level, so that when he passes out of this institution he / she  shall be having all the qualities of a high performer employee. 

Mentoring

Nandha follows a unique system of assigning a professor to a certain number of students as their mentor. This gives the students the benefit of an easy access to the solution to any challenge faced by him. The challenge could be any, ranging from curricular help to living away from home to assistance required in training for their professional future.