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Year : 2022  |  Volume : 10  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 287-288

National webinar on newer teaching–learning methods and assessment modules in Ayurved education


Department of Rachana Sharir, Mahatma Gandhi Ayurved College, Hospital and Research Centre, Constituent Unit of Datta Meghe Institute of Higher Education and Research (Deemed to be University), Wardha, Maharashtra, India

Date of Submission08-Dec-2022
Date of Decision11-Dec-2022
Date of Acceptance12-Dec-2022
Date of Web Publication31-Dec-2022

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Gaurav Sawarkar
Department of Rachana Sharir, Mahatma Gandhi Ayurved College, Hospital and Research Centre, Salod (H), Wardha, Maharashtra
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/jism.jism_100_22

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Deshpande AM, Sawarkar G. National webinar on newer teaching–learning methods and assessment modules in Ayurved education. J Indian Sys Medicine 2022;10:287-8

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On November 22, 2022, the Department of Rachana Sharir, Mahatma Gandhi Ayurved College, Hospital, and Research Centre (MGACH & RC), a constituent unit of Datta Meghe Institute of Higher Education and Research (Deemed to be University), Wardha, Maharashtra, will host a national webinar on “Newer teaching–learning methods and assessment modules in Ayurved education.” The webinar includes new teaching–learning methods with appropriate examples, as well as various assessment methods and forms of periodic assessment as recommended by the National Commission of Indian System of Medicine.

The webinar commenced with the prayer of Lord Dhanwantari. Dr. Gaurav Sawarkar, professor in the Department of Rachana Sharir and vice dean of the MGACH & RC, delivered an introductory address.

Dr. Mohan Joshi, Professor and Head, Department of Ayurved Samhita, Tilak Ayurved Mahavidyalaya, Pune, Maharashtra, led the first session. He stressed the idea of edutainment while outlining the novel teaching–learning techniques used to impart fundamental concepts from the Samhitas. He described about the numerous online games used to teach Ayurvedic ideas and to administer periodic tests following the new NCISM curriculum [Figure 1].
Figure 1: Dr. Mohan Joshi delivered a speech

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Dr. Priti Desai, Professor, Department of Rachana Sharir, Mahatma Gandhi Ayurved College, Hospital, and Research Centre, Wardha, Maharashtra, emphasized early clinical exposure, problem-based learning, and integrated teaching methods in Rachana Sharir, as well as explaining newer technology to learn cadaveric dissection and practical aspects in the subject [Figure 2].
Figure 2: Dr. Priti Desai addressed the delegates

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Ramadas P. V., a professor of Sanskrit at the Amrita School of Ayurveda in Kollam, Kerala, describes numerous teaching–learning techniques to make the Sanskrit language more approachable for pupils. It is highly helpful to get students to overcome their fear of the Sanskrit language [Figure 3].
Figure 3: Ramadas P. V addressed delegates

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Dr. Kishor Patwardhan, Professor, Department of Kriya Sharir, Faculty of Ayurveda, IMS, BHU, highlighted several sorts of periodic assessments and explained novel teaching–learning strategies to teach basic principles in Kriya Sharir. He also highlights challenging practical aspects of the topic [Figure 4].
Figure 4: Dr. Kishor Patwardhan delivered a speech

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Dr. Vaishali Kuchewar (Dean), Dr. Anita Wanjari (Dean Academics), Dr. Gaurav Sawarkar (Vice-Dean) and Dr. Amol Deshpande as Organizing Secretary, and our colleague Dr. Vidya Dole all contributed to the program’s success. The national webinar concluded with a vote of gratitude and a statement of its conclusion. All delegates and speakers received e-certificates. A total of 437 delegates attend the national webinar. The average learning gain was 74.8%.

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