Departmental Activities for the Session 2021- 2022

One Week FDP on ‘Spark your basic computing skills’

Day/ Date Sessions
Day 1

September 6, 2021

Basic Computer Skills
Day 2

September 7, 2021

Gmail Basics
Day 3

September 8, 2021

MS Excel Bootcamp (Part-I)
Day 4

September 9, 2021

MS Excel Bootcamp (Part-II)
Day 5

September 10, 2021

Google Forms: The Basics
Day 6

September 11, 2021

Unlock the power of Google Forms

Valedictory Session

Amarpreet Kaur Inderjit Kaur Punpreet Kaur
Dr. Balbir Kaur Jyoti Rachna Kanojia
Balwinder Kaur Kirti Loomba Rajveer Kaur
Dr. Kuldeep Kaur Kritika Gupta Rajwinder Kaur
Dr. Anupam Vatsyayan Maninder Kaur Sandeep Kaur
Dr. Madhu Dhawan Manmeet Kaur Sarabjeet Kaur
Dr. Neetu Prakash Manpreet Kaur Seema Devi
Gurarpan Kaur Neha Dawar Seema Dua
Harpreet Kaur Nidhi Shikha Bajaj
Harvinder Kaur Parveen Shikha Kalra

As a preparatory step, a survey regarding participant awareness of the technological tools was conducted. The data of the survey formed the basis of the planning and conduction of the sessions.

The first day of the FDP started with the inaugural session. The principal of the college, Dr. Maneeta Kahlon, encouraged the participants to enthusiastically participate in the FDP.  Ms. Daisy Wadhwa, Head of, Department of Computer Science and Applications shared the FDP plan. Ms. Harpreet Kaur explained the agenda of the day. 

On Day 1, the session focused on the topics of working with documents, USB drives, WhatsApp web, as well as taking screenshots and creating zipped files. The lab session that followed provided participants with ample opportunities for hands-on practice.

On Day 2, a demonstration session on how to use the different features of Gmail was conducted.

The participants worked on the features explained by the resource person simultaneously on their devices and the session buzzed with doubts and clarifications. The interactions and queries were taken up and resolved during the session by the instructor.

On Day 3, a session was conducted to explain to the participants of the importance and use of spreadsheets. The session saw energetic participation from the participants posing interesting questions. 

To mark International Literacy Day a one-hour session on email management was also conducted for Class IV employees of the college.

On Day 4, a session on Advanced features of the spreadsheet, including, formatting cells, applying formulas, setting up the spreadsheet for printing was conducted. The activities for the lab session were designed based on the spreadsheet utility in education scenarios.

Day 5 focussed on the use of Google Drive as cloud storage. A demonstration on the creation and sharing of Google Forms was provided. Participants were also informed about the ways of accessing and analyzing the data collected through the form.

Day 6 built upon the previous day’s session on Google Forms. The entire session focussed on creating a quiz out of a Google Form. This was followed by a review of assignment submissions and a clarification of queries. 

During the grand finale- valedictory session, the principal of the college, Dr. Maneeta Kahlon congratulated the participants and the Department of Computer Science on the successful completion of the FDP.  During her valedictory address, she emphasized that learning is a lifelong process and as educators, it is important to stay updated with the latest in the world of technology. She further highlighted that regular training programs are essential for the professional development of the teachers.

Feedback from participants highlighted the interactive and immersive learning strategy of the FDP. Some feedback and reviews shared by the participants are provided below:

  • It was a wonderful experience. I learned a lot. Especially when I created Google form, it gave me immense pleasure.
  • Better equipped to handle spreadsheets.
  • It was really satisfying to be part of this creative workshop and learnt many new things such as MS Excel, Google Forms.
  • This was a very immersive and interesting course. I got to experience different kinds of tools that are useful and effective. The instructor was an expert who explained all the concepts very well. Thank you!!!!

Departmental Activities for the Session 2020- 2021

  • The Department organized a six-day Faculty Development Program on “Effective Online Facilitation” in July 2020. The program covered various aspects of online facilitation like Content Management, Communication, Collaboration, and Assessment. The resource persons for this training program were Ms. Daisy Wadhwa and Mrs. Satwant Kaur.
  • The Department organized “Designage”, an online, inter-class designing competition in October 2020. The competition invited entries for designing Facebook covers and Instagram posts on the themes of Makeup Artist, Pastry Chef, and Calligraphy Artist. The results of the competition are: First Prize was bagged by Shivangi of BCA- First Semester, Second prize was awarded to Jeevika Pansari of BA-First Semester, and Third Prize was obtained by Parampreet Kaur of B.Com- Fifth Semester.
  • To celebrate the 400th birth anniversary of Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur ji, the department organized “Sirjana”, an inter-class Digital Poster making contest in April 2021. The results of the contest are: First prize was obtained by Avneet Kaur of BCA- Sixth Semester, Second prize was bagged by Muskaan of BCA- Second Semester, and Third prize was awarded to Jeevika Pansari of BA- Second Semester.