Perspective

Peer Observation in Higher Education

A Systematic Approach to Peer Observation Peer Observation is an important factor in the teaching-learning process. Peer observation is a system of classroom observation of teacher-by-teacher. The general objectives of this exercise are to improve the quality of teaching and share innovative and effective practices in teaching and learning. Consequently, higher educational institutions are giving

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Value-added Behaviors of Managers

Managers in organizations perform various functions and shoulder multiple responsibilities. One of the essential roles of every manager is to inculcate the right kind of values in employees. Fundamentally, employees expect managers to do their job adorned with a set of values. Likewise, managers advocate a style of management centered on positive values and attitudes.

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Your Life’s Mission

Everyone is born to achieve something in life. There is a definite purpose in our birth. God has designed each one of us with a specific purpose and it is for you and me to know what it is and to go in search of it. Your Life’s Mission might be more challenging than mine

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Corporate Terms and Talks that would bruise your Ego

Come on, I am your Boss Talking! If you were working in a corporate setup, you would be familiar with countless phrases and expressions that people use all too frequently. At times, you may even wonder if they carry any meaning to the context. Corporate terms may drive you crazy and leave you baffled! If

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Woman’s Freedom

Woman’s Freedom means different things to different people. A person from a Women’s Rights organization looks at it from a perspective that is far different from how a suppressed woman views freedom. Generally, when you talk about woman’s freedom, it denotes her freedom in living her life, as she should. If a woman is able

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Steps in conducting a Research

Research is a scientific process and therefore, involves many steps in carrying out the Research. It requires proper planning, information gathering, analyzing and inferring of data. Steps in conducting a research may be presented in different ways by experts and academicians depending on the nature of study. However, they differ only in the way of

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Dealing with Stress

In today’s fast-paced world accentuated by competition, workplace challenges and survival of the fittest, people involuntarily suffer due to stress. If there is something that you cannot avoid in life, that is being stressed. Life brings stress in a variety of ways and the challenge lies in whether you deal with stress or stress deals

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Engaging Students of Business Studies / Management Courses in Higher Education for Effective Learning

Do and Learn Approach Students doing Business Studies or Management courses learn through different methods in classrooms. Case studies, group discussion, critical thinking exercises, assignments, seminars, presentations, quizzes and other classroom activities support regular lectures for enhancing students’ learning experiences. Furthermore, educational institutions use various strategies to assess students’ involvement and contributions in such activities.

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Making a Winning Presentation

Most people get nervous before a presentation. It happens whether you are a student, trainer or an eloquent speaker. Tension and anxiety are common symptoms when you will have to face an audience. However, when you have a well-prepared topic and have all the pre-presentation points covered (see my post on Pre-Presentation Tips), delivering the

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Pre-Presentation Tips

Pre-Presentation Tips Preparing for a presentation is an art by itself. There are so many things that you will have to give attention to and it needs a lot of your time and focus. Even if you are an eloquent speaker, delivering an effective presentation needs preparation. You will not be convincing and successful in

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