2014

CS Curricula Workshop

ACM Student Chapter, Chitkara University organized a workshop on the topic “CS Curricula” on 15th July, 2014 in Pulitzer Hall. The session witnessed a turnaround of about 45 participants, comprising of faculty members of Chitkara University Punjab, Chitkara University Himachal Pradesh and CURIN department.

The speaker on the occasion were Dr. Madhavan Mukund, Dean of Studies and a professor of Computer Science at Chennai Mathematical Institute, also the President and Member (Executive Council) of Indian Association for Research in Computing Science (IARCS) and the President of Association for Computing Machinery India Council and Dr. Abhijit Vichare, fellow at Persistent Systems Ltd and member of ACM india council. He has been a senior research scientist at the CRL and has been a faculty at the CS Department, University of Pune.

ACM Student chapter organized a CS Curricula workshop, One of the activities of ACM-IEEE CS2013 Computing Curricula model developed by the ACM and IEEE group in 2013. This one-day workshop presented the CS2013 and its India specific issues for a sample course, which helped in making the curriculum more relevant to the Indian context.

A highly interactive session ends up with an active level of the faculty members with real life examples. Audience gained lot of knowledge and exposure by data analysis done on operating system course and impact of course content on the performance of student.

 

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