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Symposium on Vision for Media & Communication Education in India (2015)

Author - | Published - 2015

Faculty Development Programme to Support Research and Innovation in Media Institutions in India and United Kingdom. Media  education  specifically  require  faculty  that  have  both  practical  and  theoretical knowledge of subjects. Media institutes struggle to cope with this challenge to update their students with hands-on knowledge of the field while providing theoretical grounding. Given this context, an assessment of training needs of Faculty teaching journalism or other related  courses  was  conducted  as  part  of  the  UKIERI  funded  project  titled “Faculty Development Programme–to support Research  and  innovation  in media institutions in India and the United Kingdom”. This project envisions faculty  development  as  the  mode  to  develop  quality  standards  and  standardizations  in this  sector.