2.6.4 How does the institution collect and analyze data on student learningoutcomes and use it for planning and overcoming barriers of learning?
The examination committee of the college, along with the help of the administrative staff, regulates and collects the data of the two house exams. Onthe basis of house examination results the students are divided into three categories: weaker, average and advance learners. In order to improve the performance of the students‘remedial classes for the weaker students, special coaching classes for the average students and special guidance for the advance learners are arranged in the improvement period. The assessment process includes a step for remediation, where warranted, until student achieves mastery of knowledge and/or skills.
Institution head conduct meetings with academic faculty to discuss the need todevelop a formative assessment plan.
2.6.5 How does the institution monitor and ensure the achievement of learning outcomes?
After each term the respective teacher has a complete report of the entire activities of student, i.e. marks in house examination, class test, absentees, lecture shortage, efforts made by the students in the class etc. The teacher categorizes the students accordingly and students are asked to attend the special classes designed for them depending upon their outcomes in the house examination. During these classes, the students are provided assignments and seminars keeping in view their present level of their learning. The teacher monitors the academic growth of the students and design further tests, assignments, seminars accordingly. The parents of irregular students are also informed from time to time. Since many of the learning outcomes include higher level cognitive abilities, the academic audit committee and examination committee make sure that the analytical and application types of questions are included in the question paper. Monitoring is done by IQAC through student feedback which includes a component on the achievements of learning outcomes. This is obtained for each course annually. Student centric teaching - learning methods are adopted to ensure the achievements of these learning outcomes.
2.6.6 What are the graduates attributes specified by the college/affiliating university? How does the college ensure the attainment of these by the students?
Graduate Attributes of RDG as specified by the college:
Good citizens with knowledge and understanding as well as a range of generic skills.
Attitudes of intellectual curiosity and motivation for independent thinking.
Critical and creative thinkers, with an ability to examine, synthesize and evaluate knowledge across a broad range of disciplines.
Capacity to participate fully in collaborative learning and to confront unfamiliar problem.
Communicating effectively and appropriately in a range of contexts.
Developing, planning and managing independent work.
Working effectively as part of a team.
Effectively using information and communication technologies.
Practical application of knowledge acquired.
Socially Responsible citizens
Awareness of ethical issues, social responsibility and cultural diversity.
Awareness of environmental sustainability issues and the contribution of the field of study to address such issues.
Imbued with Nationalistic Spirit
Adept to address the larger issues of life and become effective in building a strong and modern India The college ensures the attainment of these attributes by including them in handbook descriptions, induction programs, unit guides, course materials, assessment criteria, assignment feedback and other media as developed by Course Teams. The students are encouraged to document their achievement of the specified attributes by compiling individual portfolios.
Any other relevant information regarding Teaching-Learning and Evaluation which the college would like to include.
CRITERION III: RESEARCH, CONSULTANCY AND EXTENSION
3.1.1 Does the institution have recognized research center/s of the affiliating University or any other agency/organization?
The college has one research centre --Gandhian Studies Centre, recognized by UGC. Gandhian Studies Centre: Set up under the Epoch-Making Social Thinkers of India scheme of UGC, the Centre aims to popularize and apply the philosophy of Mahatma Gandhi in the contemporary context.
1. M. Phil. Students in the subject of Economics and Music are guided by respective heads of the department and faculty member’s respectively.
2. Ph. D. students in the subject of Economics and Music, Home Science are guided by the head of departments and faculty member respectively.
3.1.2 Does the Institution have a research committee to monitor and address the issues of research? If so, what is its composition?
Mention a few recommendations made by the committee for implementation and their impact.
A Research Committee has been constituted to facilitate and monitor funded and non-funded research projects. The committee invites proposals for Minor and Major Projects funded by the University Grants Commission. It facilitates access to research oriented activities like presentations of research papers at national and international conferences and publications of research papers in research journals of national and international repute. The Research Committee of our college circulates information regarding workshops, seminars and conferences to be held at various places for the staff and students. It also encourages and ensures enrollment and registration of our faculty members for Ph.D. Approximately 10% of our faculty members are actively engaged in guiding research.
Composition of Research Committee:
Dr. Mrs. Kumudini Dhore (Convener)
Dr. Miss. Sulochana Mankar (Member)
Dr. Mrs. Anjali Rajwade (Member)
Dr. Mrs. Archana Ambhore (Member)
Recommendations of the Research Committee
1. Publication of Research Journals: To give an impetus to research both among teachers and students, the research committee recommended that post graduate departments should bring out research journals.
2. Major and Minor Research Projects: Proposals for research projects to be submitted by faculty members to UGC are recommended.
3. To enlighten the faculty on the availability of research grants of different funding agencies.
4. To strengthen the Research culture.
Teachers are taking keen interest in:
Publishing research papers/ articles in reputed national and international journals.
Faculty members are seeking grants from UGC for organizing seminars/workshops etc.
Research culture is being strengthed.
Minor research project: During 11 plan period of UGC 16 minor research projects have been completed with financial assistance of UGC details are as under
5) 1 Major Projects have been sanctioned by the UGC in the subject of the Economics to Dr.
Y P. Sigh and a grant of 6, 57,000/- for this project the project is in process.
6) As many as 12 members have obtained Ph.D degree after first accreditation and 6 staff members are registered for the doctoral programme.
7) Mr. V L. Agrawal has completed 90% of research work for Ph.D in the field of Heterocyclic Chemistry and has published four research papers in the international ljournals.
3.1.3 What are the measures taken by the institution to facilitate smooth progress and implementation of research schemes/projects?
The college Management and Principal encourage the faculty members to pursue
Ph.D. programs, to facilitate smooth progress and implementation of research in the college.
Faculty members are provided with funds to pursue short term research and to attend seminars and workshops related to research.
Faculty members who have registered for research are given flexibility in the time table to carry out data collection and analysis, library work and laboratory experiments.
Utilising the overhead charges sanctioned by funding agencies for enhancing the infrastructural facilities, supply of continuous electricity and water usage for research.
By ensuring timely availability or release of resources.
By providing adequate infrastructure and human resources.
By sanctioning study leave/special leave for Research Programmes.
By sanctioning purchase of books in the concerned areas.
By facilitating timely auditing and submission of utilization certificate to the funding authorities.
3.1.4 What are the efforts made by the institution in developing scientific temper and research culture and aptitude among students?
Students are encouraged to do short term research projects so that they can pursue career in research.
Wide participation of students in National and International conferences encourage them to do research and gain knowledge in latest developments.
3.1.5 Give details of the faculty involvement in active research (Guiding student research, leading Research Projects, engaged in individual/collaborative research activity, etc.
College teachers are active in research and there is a remarkable increase in the research activity of the collage following the NAAC Accreditation.
Dr. Sulochana Mankar is recognized guide for Ph.D in the subject of Economics 13students are enrolled for Ph.D., 4 students have been awarded Ph.D.,3 students submitted Thesis, 6 students are presently working for Ph.D, 12 students have been awarded M.Phil Degree.
Dr. Kumudini Dhore is recognized guide for M.Sc F&N projects.
Dr.Anjali Rajwade is recognized as Ph.D guide by SGB Amravati University.
Dr. Dhanashree Pande is recognized as Ph.D guide by RTM Nagpur University.
Dr. Archana Ambhore is recognized as Ph.D guide by SGB Amravati University.
DR. Y.P.Singhis recognized as Ph.D guide by SGB Amravati University.
Dr. Narendra Gondane of Music Dept.is a recognized guide for Ph.D work and he is recognized by four universities (SGB Amravati University, Nagpur University, marathwada university Aurangabad and Pune University) He is guiding 10 Ph.D students and 6 M.Phil students.
Published 25 research papers in subject of Music.
12 faculty members have completed their Ph.D and 10 are registered/enrolled for Ph.D Ongoing Faculty Research Projects (Minor and Major Projects, funding from the Government, UGC, DST, CSIR, AICTE, Industry, NGO or International agencies)
Socio economic determinate and performance of woman entrepreneur.
4 faculty members have submitted their proposals for major research projects.Faculty is actively engaged in research and publishes research paper in journalsof national & international repute. No. of Research Publication in International/National Journals & Seminar Proceedings: