Dr P Ravi Shankar, Associate Dean of Medicine and Professor of Pharmacology at the American International Medical University, Saint Lucia conducted a faculty development session at Saveetha University on Friday, 29th December 2017. The sessions were held at the Department of Biochemistry, Saveetha Dental College between 1.30 to 2.30 pm and was attended by faculty members of Saveetha Dental College
The session was on the topic ‘Self-directed learning’. During the interactive session, Dr Shankar provided an overview of self-directed learning, adult learning and the special needs and challenges of millennial learners. During the group activity, members presented about self-directed learning activities at the institution, and the opportunities and challenges regarding further strengthening Self-directed learning at the institution. At the end of the session, Dr Sheeja Varghese, Associate Dean of Academics presented Dr Shankar with a memento and a certificate of appreciation.