Weekly News Bulletin 21-OCT-2018
FACULTYBOX-WEEKLY is a weekly news bulletin that has been launched by Facultybox, providing top trending news and articles in order to help faculties and students to have an overview of important things happened during the week. Here is the top Trending News of the week. Check out the top trending news regarding IBPS PO.
IBPS PO PRELIMS 2018
Institute of Banking personnel selection IBPS PO has conducted the prelims 2018 on October 13 and 14. IBPS PO examination was conducted in 4 slots on a single day and candidates are required to answer 100 questions in 60 minutes. The expected cut off was based on the number of candidates who appeared for the examination and the difficulty level of various sections. The detailed slot wise analysis IBPS PO is given below.
|Good Attempts||Expected Cut – Off (Marks)|
|Quantitative Aptitude||16 – 18||10 – 12 marks|
|Reasoning Ability||18 – 20||9 – 11 marks|
|English Language||15 – 17||10 – 12 marks|
|Overall||49 – 55||
48 – 50 marks
HIGH IMPACT ON COURSE LEVEL
Since the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) published George D.kuh’s seminal report on “High impact educational practices: What they are, Who has access to them and Why they matter”. It is believed that there is a high negative impact on unsystematic utilization of active learning practices. It was also mentioned that all the Institutions ensure that students should practice the above practices at least for 2 years.
- First-year experiences
- Common intellectual experiences
- Learning communities
- Writing-intensive courses
- Collaborative assignments and projects
- Undergraduate research
- Diversity/global learning
- Service learning, community-based learning
- Capstone courses and projects
- ePortfolios (added 2016)
Faculties who are interested in developing the courses with the concepts instead of focusing on behavioral underlying concepts can work on the following practices.
- Invest time and effort
- Interact with faculty and peers about substantive matters
- Experience diversity
- Respond to more frequent feedback
- Reflect and integrate learning
- Discover the relevance of learning through real-world applications
With the help of these practices students and faculties can improve their potential and enable the standard of courses in institutions.
FIRST EVER QS RANKING OF INDIA
QS Quacquarelii Symonds, the global higher education responsible for the worlds university ranking was consulted for the very first time. The ranking is designed to offer an independent analysis of the performance of Indian institutions.
Below is the top list of the Indian Institutions.
|1||Indian Institute Of Technology Bombay|
|2||Indian Institute Of Science Bangalore|
|3||Indian Institute Of Technology Madras|
|4||Indian Institute Of Technology Delhi|
|5||Indian Institute Of Technology Kharagpur|
|6||Indian Institute Of Technology Kanpur|
|7||University Of Hyderabad|
|8||University Of Delhi|
|9||Indian Institute Of Technology Roorkee|
|10||Indian Institute Of Technology Guwahati|
|11||University Of Calcutta|
|14||University Of Mumbai|
Banaras Hindu University
NEET MDS 2019
The online application process for the Master In Dental Surgery Examination has started. Candidates can apply on the official website in nbe.edu.in on or before November 6, 2018. The examination is scheduled to be conducted on November 14. The examination will be conducted on a single day in a single session. The pattern of examination is an online based MCQ format. The examination is 3 hours long and it includes three sections of physics, chemistry, and Biology, every correct answer is awarded 4 marks and every incorrect answer will result in a negative mark. To know more about the application fees and details check out the link below.
#MeToo MOVEMENT CAMPAIGN
#MeToo Movement took India by storm. What is it? How it got publicity? What is its relevancy? These questions are breaking the Internet. There are millions of people, who are curious to know about the #MeToo Movement. The trending #MeToo Movement is basically a movement against sexual harassment. This movement got limelight back in October 2017, to mark the existence of sexual harassment, especially at the workplace. It started in 2006, when Tarana Burke, an American social activist, and community organizer, has quoted the term “Me Too”. This phrase soon became viral in 2017, after Alyssa Milano, an American actress took to her twitter handle. She encouraged the victims of such obscene crime to tweet about it. This “#MeToo Movement” helped the people to understand the gravity of the problem.
8000 NEW SCHOOLS – CBSE BOARD
CBSE BOARD has cleared 8000 Pending applications that were dated far back from 2007. CBSE BOARD has reduced the number of documents for schools (i.e. to 2 documents) that needs to be submitted for Government. Minister for human resource development Prakash javadekar, says that the focus is on a transparent and hassle-free process. CBSE BOARD has to Re-verify all the documents that are submitted by the schools, so this transparent and hassle-free process make the process very and fast. CBSE BOARD wanted all the principals and vice-principals to undergo 2-day training program on annual basis. With the help of these training programs, they can implement new innovative ideas and skill development programs for students.
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