Head: Prof. Tahseen Bilgrami , Director (Incharge)
EMail(s): hrdcmanuu[at]manuu[dot]ac[dot]inPhone Number(s): phone: Phone & Fax : 040—23008312/13/23008325
The University Grants Commission sanctioned a UGC Academic Staff College to Maulana Azad National Urdu University in January 2007. The UGC – Academic Staff College was inaugurated by Prof. Moolchand Sharma, Vice-Chairperson, University Grants Commission on 24th March 2007.
The HRDC, MANUU provides state of art facilities, expert resource persons, and serene atmosphere in its University’s 200 acres of sprawling green campus. It also provides a suitable residential accommodation to the participants of various programmes of the HRDC.
The UGC Academic Staff College, Maulana Azad National Urdu University started its mission in March 2007 and has devoted itself to training and professional development of College and University teachers, Principals and Academic Administrators, non teaching staff and also research scholars. The UGC - Academic Staff College(ASC) was renamed as Human Resource Development Centre(HRDC) in February, 2015. This HRDC, MANUU has served as the meeting ground for teachers and intellectuals belonging to diverse disciplines and to make them better human beings with an updated knowledge and skills in their specialized subjects, competent enough to face global challenges in Higher Education.
The Vision of the HRDC, MANUU is to inculcate the basic concepts associated to create an environment of quality teaching-learning among the newly recruited teachers and also to provide motivational training, exposure to innovative technological trends and advanced knowledge in various disciplines among the teachers and scholars.
The mission of HRDC, MANUU is to improve the status of the teachers and to provide opportunity for professional and career development to fulfill their role and responsibility within the system of higher education and thereby inculcate in them the right kind of values that would in turn encourage them to take initiatives for innovative and creative work.
Keeping the above objectives in view; HRDC, MANUU is continuously making consistent effort to achieve its mission by offering diversified programmes and through that to enhance the teaching capabilities of participants. The HRDC MANUU has planned its programmes to incorporate all the components prescribed by the UGC, National Education Policy, 2020 and many other aspects relevant to its vision and mission.
The UGC HRDC MANUU has been organizing Faculty Induction Programmes(Orientation Programmes), Refresher Courses (Subject-specific, Inter-disciplinary, & multi-disciplinary), Short Terms Courses (One week /three day’s duration) Workshops (One week duration) and Webinars (One/three day’s duration) for various stakeholders.
Faculty Induction Programme:
The Faculty Induction Programme is mainly intended for the newly recruited staff. The FIP focus is to improve the status of the teachers and to provide opportunity for professional and career development to fulfill their role and responsibility within the system of higher education. This programme, thereby inculcate in them the right kind of values that would in turn encourage them to take initiatives for innovative and creative work.
Objectives of Faculty Induction Programme: -
- The Faculty Induction Programme is intended to inculcate in the young lecturers the quality of self- reliance through awareness of the social, intellectual and moral environment as well as to discover self-potential and confidence.
- The FIPs contributes to the teacher awareness and the problems of the Indian society and the role of education, higher education leaders and educators in the resolution of these problems to achieve desired goals in national development.
- To focus on improvement of status of newly recruited teachers;
- To provide opportunity for Professional and Career Development to fulfill their role and responsibility within the system of Higher Education;
- To inculcate in them the right kind of values that would in turn encourage them to take initiative for innovative and creative work;
- To enhance teaching capabilities;
The Refresher Course Programmes are subject oriented based on different disciplines. Broad topic is selected for this Course, from which sub-topics are prepared. Refresher Course is a training course in which the participants improve their knowledge and skills and learn about new developments and challenges in respective disciplines.
Objectives of Refresher Course:
- To enhance knowledge and skills;
- To focus on latest developments and techniques;
- The goal of the Refresher Course is to ensure that skills learnt during the initial training are not lost, due to lack of use.
- It gives an opportunity for individuals to learn about changes, updates and developments.
Workshop is a type of interactive training, where participants carryout number of training activities rather than passively listening to the Lecture/Presentation.
Objectives of Workshops:
- To enhance intensive knowledge on a specific topic opted for the Workshop;
- To ensure active participation and carryout number of training activities;
Assessment, Evaluation & Certification of FIPs, and Refresher Courses:
- There are 5 Assessment and Evaluation techniques in FIP Programmes:
- Seminar Presentation;
- Group Discussion;
- Multiple Choice Tests (MCQ Test); and
- Overall Performance, which includes holistic approach of the participants;
- For Refresher Course also, 5 Assessments and Evaluation techniques are there:
- Seminar Presentation;
- Preparation of Research Proposal;
- Group Discussion;
- Multiple Choice Questions Test (MCQ Test); and
- Holistic approach and responses;
- E-Certificate is issued after verification of day-to-day attendance and based on Evaluation.
Outcome of the Feedback Analysis: -
The majority of participants have graded the programmes organized by the HRDC MANUU as Excellent/Very Good and the remaining participants rated the programmes as Good. No major negative feedback was received from the participants. They also appreciated study materials provided by the resource persons, maintenance of punctuality, positive academic atmosphere in the classroom, introduction of the resource person, and ever available HRDC staff support. Some participants pointed out that a few resource persons limiting their topics to their research work which at times is not directly relevant to the program and participants.
Most of the participants appreciated the state-of-the-art facilities and rated the Class rooms and the University campus as Very Good/Excellent accommodation, boarding and other facilities at HRDC Guesthouse. Most of them cherished their stay in the campus and enjoyed the peaceful and lavish green environment, internet accessibility, University Library facilities, Instructional Media Center visit etc. Some of the participants had given suggestion to have independent rooms with air condition facility.
RESULT OF THE “FEEDBACK ANALYSIS” OF THE PARTICIPANTS FOR THE PROGRAMMES CONDUCTED DURING 2020-21 TO TILL DATE
The feedback analysis is carried out for each and every programme with effect from the academic year 2020-2021 to till date. The following graphical representation is the illustration of the outcome of the analysis from the responses of the participants with regard the knowledge acquired and accurate and deep understanding of the concepts: -
Graphical Representation of Participants feedback on Insight of the Programmes
The feedback analysis for the Programmes conducted during 2020-21 to till date on Insight of the Programmes, the is that the Participants scored an average of 24.29 out of a score of 40; the median for score was 25 and the score ranged between 9 and 32.
Graphical Representation of Participants feedback on Quality of inputs in the Programmes
The quality of inputs for the Programmes conducted during 2020-21 to till date, the feedback result is that out of the 46 respondents 47% (n=22) respondents rated the inputs at the programme of the UGC-HRDC, MANUU with a 10 (10 being the highest and 1 being the lowest). Another 13% (n=6) respondents rated the quality of inputs at the Centre with a 9 out of 10. And 26% (n=12) of the respondents rated the inputs with an eight out of ten.
86% of the candidates combined together rated between the quality of the inputs of the HRDC between 8 and 10.
The result of the feedback analysis with regard to the contents of the Lecture for Programmes conducted during 2020-21 to till date is that an overwhelming 78% (n=48) participants rated the content of the Lectures conducted at the UGC-HRDC, MANUU as ‘Very Good’. And 21.3% (n=13) rated the same as being ‘Good’.
Feedback Analysis of Graphical Representation on “Presentation of the Resource Persons”
The result of the feedback analysis on “Presentation of the Resource Persons is 68.9% (n=40) participants deemed the presentations of the Resource Persons (RP) to be ‘Very Good’, Whereas, 31.1% (n=21) regarded the same as ‘Good’.
Professional Development Programme for Non-Teaching Staff–6th–10th October, 2021
The feedback analysis for the Professional Development Programme for Non-Teaching staff held from the 6th October to the 10th October 2021, 75% (n=09) of the respondents rated the quality of the programme with a 10 out of 10, and 25% (n=3) deemed the programme with a 9 out of 10.
Short Term Course in Research Methodology in Social Sciences – 13th to 18th December, 2021
The feedback analysis for the Short Term course in Research Methodology kn Social Sciences conducted from 13th December to 18th December 2021, more than half of the participants that is 53.6 (n= ) rated the quality of the programme with a ten out of 10. Whereas 25% (n=14 ) of the participants gave a score of 9 out of 10. All participants rated the quality from 7 to 10.