Student-Centered Learning: We believe in placing students at the center of the learning process. Our teachers strive to create a supportive and inclusive classroom environment where students are actively engaged in their own learning journey. We encourage participation, collaboration, and the exploration of diverse perspectives. We focus on skills and practices that enable lifelong learning of student and make student independent problem-solving. Our faculty helps them to Work in collaboration with other learners. Teachers encourage students to share in decisions, believing in their capacity to lead, and remembering how it feels to learn. Our teachers become comfortable with changing their leadership style from directive to consultative. Students take leadership in classroom, present their work, and facilitate groups. Students take ownership of their reading, writing, and learning to develop, test, and refine their thinking. They engage in talk that is accountable to the text or task, the learning community, and standards of reasoning. In our intuition students work in flexible, cooperative groupings to solve problems and analyze texts to demonstrate understanding of a task or concept through multiple perspectives. The school supports the inclusion of all students, including English-language learners and special needs students, in regular academic classrooms through the use of best practices, such as dual-certified teachers, differentiated instruction, qualified aides, and individualized learning plans.
We embrace innovative pedagogical approaches to enhance student learning. Our faculty members employ a variety of teaching methods, including lectures, discussions, case studies, group projects, and hands-on experiments. We leverage technology and digital resources to enrich the learning experience and foster interactive engagement. Introducing more technology in the classroom to create a blended classroom where students experience technology as they would in the real world. Discussing or debating scientific topics helps students deepen their understanding of science and mathematics by encouraging them to attend to contrasting ideas and refine their claims. Moreover, publicizing technical reasoning helps students learn how scientists collaborate to establish or refute claims. All students do work on projects at the end of a unit. Project-based learning also revolves around projects, but it allows students to solve real-world issues and come up with new solutions over a more extended period. Provide a facility of online learning using web portal. Students can learn at their pace and place.
As a research-focused institution, we integrate research into our teaching practices. We encourage students to engage in research projects, inquiry-based learning, and critical analysis of scholarly literature. By connecting theory with practice, we prepare our students for real-world challenges and nurture their intellectual curiosity. Research-based learning consists of a framework that helps to prepare students to be lifelong inquirers and learners. The term “research,” which often conjures up a picture of students writing research reports, is here defined as a way of thinking about teaching and learning, a perspective, a paradigm. It is a specific approach to classroom teaching that places less emphasis on teacher-centered learning of content and facts and greater emphasis on students as active researchers. A key component of research-based learning is the identification and clarification of issues, problems, challenges and questions for discussion and exploration. The student is able to seek relevancy in the work they are doing and to become deeply involved in the learning process. Students are provided with the opportunity to use their researched information to compare and contrast, interpret, apply, infer, analyze, synthesize, and think creatively. Our teacher provides a environment that supports student curiosity and questioning. Teachers enable students to ask questions and pose problems. Students are invited to ask and answer questions. The classroom environment is conducive to using higher-order thinking and problem-solving skills to apply knowledge to solve problems.
We understand the importance of personalized support in students' academic and personal development. Our instructors serve as mentors, providing guidance, advice, and individualized attention to help students thrive. We have a strong support system in place, offering academic advising, tutoring, and resources to assist students in achieving their goals. Our mentors identify individual strengths and potential opportunities of students for meaningful work. They work on improving performance and developing an individual. Mentoring is a great way to help students to develop their skills. The responsibilities of our teacher are to provide guidance, advice, feedback and support to the students. Mentors having responsibility to interact their students and find out the problems related to academics as well as personal and tried to solve the problem through various discussions.
The purpose of feedback in the assessment and learning process is to improve a student's performance. Our assessment methods are designed to evaluate students' understanding, critical thinking, and practical skills. We employ a variety of assessment techniques, including exams, projects, presentations, and reflective journals. Timely and constructive feedback is provided to students to support their growth and improvement. Assessment allows our teachers to monitor students and intervene when necessary but also offers students opportunities to develop their own self-assessment skills and therefore monitor themselves through being better able to recognize their own strengths and weaknesses. Our teachers evaluate student effort at the end of a course or a learning unit against a set of criteria and results in awarding a grade that counts towards their final classification. Feedback has a significant impact on learning. The main objectives of feedback are to: justify to, students how their mark or grade was derived, identify and reward specific qualities in student work, guide students on what steps to take to improve, motivate them to act on their assessment, develop their capability to monitor, evaluate and regulate their own learning.
We believe in continuous professional development for our faculty members. We invest in training and workshops to enhance their teaching skills, stay updated with emerging trends in education, and foster a culture of excellence in teaching. Our university motivates the staff member to attend conferences, seminar, and workshops in their respective subjects to buildup strong confidence on new technology. When educators discover new teaching strategies through professional development, they are able to go back to the classroom and make changes to their lecture styles and curricula to better suit the needs of their students. Professional development programs can enable teachers to expand their knowledgebase in different subject areas. Professional development for teachers ensures that teachers should be able to answer every question that a student throws in. PD programs will allow teachers to expand their knowledge base in various areas of the subject. Our institution nurtures the skills of teachers willing to take on leadership positions in education, and teachers need to learn from other experienced leaders to become effective leaders themselves in the future.
We encourage interdisciplinary collaboration and integration of knowledge across disciplines. Our students have opportunities to work on interdisciplinary projects, engage in cross-disciplinary discussions, and develop a holistic understanding of complex issues. Students of all cultures engage in interdisciplinary activities and construct knowledge rooted in their own personal experiences. University allows students and faculty members from different academic fields to work together to solve complex problems and create new knowledge. Interdisciplinary collaboration can lead to the advancement of knowledge by bringing together different perspectives and approaches to problem-solving. This can lead to the development of new ideas, theories, and methods. This can help students develop important skills such as teamwork, communication, and problem-solving.
We promote community engagement as an integral part of our teaching practices. Our students are encouraged to participate in service-learning projects, internships, and community-based research initiatives. Through these experiences, they develop a sense of social responsibility and contribute to positive social change. Students gain a more adaptable skill set by engaging in experiential and community-based learning, better preparing them for higher education. Community engagement can lead to improved outcomes. Community engagement increases the visibility and understanding of issues and empowers students to have their say over decisions that affect their lives. Learning about different causes and getting hands-on experience with real-world problems, students can gain valuable skills such as problem-solving and communication and build relationships with community members.
At Nirwan University Jaipur, we are dedicated to nurturing well-rounded individuals equipped with the knowledge, skills, and values needed to thrive in their careers and make a positive impact in society. Our teaching practices empower students to become lifelong learners, critical thinkers, and leaders in their fields.
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