SRM Institute of Science & Technology, Ramapuram

College of Science & Humanities

(A Place for Transformation)

Department of English & other Foreign Languages




The Department of English & other Foreign Languages, College of Science & Humanities, SRM Institute of Science &Technology, organized Faculty Orientation program on “LOCF and Academic Excellence” on June 20, 2022 for the faculty members of EFL department as per the direction and guidance of Dr.C.Sundar, Dean (S&H). The key note speaker Dr. K. Shanthichitra, Associate Professor & Head, Department of English, Faculty of Science & Humanities, SRMIST, Kattankulathur, Chennai, deliberated on Learning Outcome Based Curriculum Framework (LOCF), which aims at enhancing the quality of education and brings in a holistic acquisition of knowledge not only for students, but also for teachers. She further insisted on the need to implement innovative strategies to motivate the students to get creative and push beyond the limits. She offered deeper insights into Bloom’s Taxonomy and also Anderson and Krathwohl’s revised taxonomy, where CREATION is the highest level of pyramid. It uses verbs instead of nouns to describe learner’s thinking process rather than behaviours. She emphasized the merits of National Education Policy, which would enable the learners to choose subjects based on their interests and aptitude. She articulated the pivotal role of the teachers as the path makers for the student community to march towards academic excellence. It was both an interesting and informative session. Dr.G.Immanuel, convenor cum HoD In-charge of Department of EFL delivered the welcome address followed by the felicitations by Dr.N.Asokan, Vice-Principal(Academic –S&H). The curtains rolled down with thanks rendering by Dr.B.Sridevi, Assistant Professsor/EFL.