GUWAHATI, Dec 22 � The Oxford University Press in collaboration with the Mechanical Engineering Department of Assam Engineering College organised a one-day faculty development programme in order to extend and strengthen the teaching-learning process among the young faculty members of the local government and private engineering colleges on the core subject �Engineering Mechanics� on December 17 last, a press release said.
The workshop was con-ducted by Prof Basudeb Bhattacharya, Department of Aerospace Engineering and Applied Mechanics, Bengal Engineering and Science University, Shibpur, West Bengal, who is author of the book Engineering Mechanics by Oxford University Press. The workshop focused on the teaching and learning proce-dure of the subject Engi-neering and the methods of monitoring the performance of both teachers and students in the class. Such a workshop was organized for the first time in the North-Eastern region where teachers, publisher, author and administrator came together for the benefit of technical education, the press release stated.
The inaugural session of the workshop was attended by Dr PK Goswami, VC of Assam Science and Technology University as chief guest and Dr Atul Bora, Director, Technical Education, Assam, as the guests of honour.