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Lesson Plan Template for Vidyalankar Live!

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Course details 2012-13 Meenakshi Nandula Assistant Professor First Year/Humanities FE EXTC 1 Semester 2 HSS First/Second Half Second Half

Academic Year Name Designation Department Course/ Semester Tech/HSS/Sc 2.1

Subject Core/Elective

Communication Skills Core

Program/ Educational Objectives (PEOs) of Undergraduate Program in (Department) Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)of Undergraduate Program in Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering To prepare students for successful careers that meets the global Industrial and Corporate requirements. To develop the Data Synthesis and Analysis capabilities in the student that assist in technical concept formation and electronic, telecommunication product design. To provide opportunity for students to work as member of the team on an electronic and telecommunication or cross discipline project.

Sr. No ET1 ET2

Remark

ET3

To provide students with sound foundation mathematics, science and engineering ET4 fundamentals necessary to formulate, solve and analyze engineering problems and prepare them for Graduate studies. ET5 To inculcate professional ethics and codes of professional practice. ET6 To impart proficiency in using hardware and software tools in order to deduce results, analyze, design and develop engineering solutions. Program Outcomes Program Outcomes Remark

2.2 Sr. No. ETa.

Graduates will demonstrate knowledge of Engineering Mathematics, Applied Sciences and Core Electronics Engineering. Graduates will demonstrate ability to identify , Formulate and sole Electronics and ETb. Telecommunication Engineering problems and design electronic/ telecommunication circuits. Graduates will demonstrate ability to design and implement Digital and Analog ETc. electronics systems,as per the specifications and use them in applications in the processing of analog and digital signals.

Graduates will develop an ability to make changes in the existing system or process as ETd. well as they will be capable of designing various system or process which will be a step towards new technology. Gradates will be able to gain knowledge of the subjects that are core to other branches ETe. and thus they will be able to perform multi- disciplinary task. ETf. Graduate will demonstrate skills to use electronic equipment, modern engineering tools & software in analysis, design and development.

ETg. Graduates will comply with the conduct and code of professional ethics. ETh. Graduate will develop effective verbal and written communications skills. ETi. ETj. Etk. Graduate will have the rationale to relate impact of engineering solutions on society, country and humanity. Graduate will show inclination for continuous learning and acquisition of knowledge at graduate and higher level of studies. Graduates will be able to compete in competitive exams like GATE, PSU,UPSC and MPSC which would enhance their academic growth.

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Proposed Outcome

What can the Student produce?

The student can learn to be a responsible communicator, especially in the professional context. The student will inculcate effective speaking, writing, listening and reading skills. He/She will be equipped to express his/her ideas in an effective manner and will learn interpersonal skills.
What can the Student use?

The student can use books (fiction and non-fiction), magazines, newspapers and online articles to gain exposure to current affairs, corporate communication and enhance his/her verbal ability.
What can the Student Knowledgably discuss?

Current affairs, explore new perspectives on prevalent issues and learn to respect different viewpoints.

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Scheme (As specified by university) Theory Practical Oral Term Work Total

Hours/Week Marks

02 40

02 -

10

25

04 75

Link to Mumbai University syllabus on V-Live: http://www.mu.ac.in/syllabus/4.76%20F.%20E.%20Sem.%20I%20&%20II.pdf

2.5.1 No.

Prerequisite Subject/s Branch Semester Name of the Subject

i. ii. iii.

English Language

2.5.2

Gap Analysis and Mitigation(Identify topics from pre requisite subject/s and map it to Unit Numbers) Unit No. Pre requisite Topic from subjects mentioned in Section 5.3

No.

1 2 3

Grammar Reading and Writing skills Speaking and Listening Skills

2.5.3 No.

Relevance to future subjects Semester Subject

1. 2.

Third Seventh

Presentation and Communication Techniques (Campus recruitment)

2.6 Content

Lecture One Agenda Tick*() () Content Relate to Real Life Applications Latest Technologies related to Subjects Displayed Assignment Schedule Displayed schedule and importance of Beyond Syllabus activities Relevance to future subjects Tick*() ()

Overview of Subject Discussed 2.5.2 Displayed Lesson Plan Mapping PEO Mapping Outcome

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3.1 Sr. No

Books Used and Recommended to Students Text Book Sr. No Reference Book Business Communication by Urmila Rai & S.M. Rai, Himalaya Publishing House Communication Skills by Meenakshi Raman & Sangeeta Sharma, Oxford University Press Business Correspondence & Reportwriting by R.C.Sharma & Krishna Mohan, Tata McGrawHill Education Effective Technical Communication by Ashraf Rizvi, Tata McGrawHill Technical Writing & Professional Communication for nonnative speakers of English by Thomas N.Huckin & Leslie A.Olsen, McGrawHill Mastering Communication by Nicky Stanton, Palgrave Master Series

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3.2

Relevant Websites(Reputed Universities and Others) for Notes/Animation/Videos Recommended to Students

www.nonverbalcommunication.com www.mindtools.com

www.majortests.com www.letterwriting.com

3.3

Magazines/Journals Used and Recommended to Students Magazines Journals

India Today Outlook


4.1 Lesson Plan (PEO Mapping with Content Delivery ) From : 07January 2013 To : 20 April 2013 Total No. of Weeks

Semester Duration as per University Scheme

14

Activity Beyond Syllabus Activity

Item Guest Lecture / Gadget Guru/ Session by Professional body or Student Association NPTEL / Ekalavya /YouTube / Movie Screening Industrial Visits / Exhibitions / Workshops / External Seminars Mini Projects / Seminars / Posters / Competitions/Debates / Panel Discussion Term Test Pop Quiz / Take Home Assignment Independent Study

Recom mended No. * 01

Covered in Week No. 12

Included in the Lesson Plan** Yes

01
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13

01 01 01 -

12 14 08

Evaluation

Lecture No.

Scheduled Date

Evaluation

Outcome

Beyond Syllabus Activities

Practical

Unit No.

Topics Planned to be covered

Teaching Aids Used

Week

1 &
1

10 Jan

Introduction to the subject Discussion on the need for soft skills Informing about the syllabus, paper pattern and marking scheme

ET1

PEO

ETh ETj

PPt Q&A

2 17 Jan 3 & 4

Communication Theory Concept, Meaning and Definitions Elements Process and communication cycle

ET1

ETh

PPt Q&A Case studies

5
3

24 Jan

Objectives of Communication Introduction to Methods of Communication

ET1 ET5

ETg ETh

PPt Q&A

& 6 31 Jan

Verbal Communication

ET1

ETg

PPt

7 & 8

Oral Communication Written Communication Comparison of merits and demerits of oral and written

ET5

ETh

Q&A

7 Feb 9
5

Non Verbal Communication Signs, symbols, signals Body language Paralanguage Silence, colors etc.

ET1 ET5

ETg ETh

Pop Quiz

PPt Q&A

& 10

11 &
6

14 Feb

Channels of Communication Formal channels Informal channels

ET1 ET5

ETg ETh

PPt Q&A

12

13 &
7

21 Feb

Barriers to Communication Types Methods to overcome barriers

ET1 ET5

ETg ETh

PPt Q&A Case Studies

14

15
8

28 Feb

Principles of business correspondence (7 Cs)

ET1 ET5

ETg ETh

PPt Q&A

& 16

17
9

7 Mar

Parts of a letter Layout Formats of letters

ET1 ET5

ETg ETh

PPt Q&A

& 18

10

19 & 20

14 Mar

Enquiries Reply to enquiries Order letters

ET1 ET5

ETg ETh

PPt Q&A

21
11

21 Mar

Complaints and Claims letters Adjustment of claims letters

ET1 ET5

ETg ETh

PPt Q&A

& 22

28 23 Mar
12

& 24

Student presentations on communication topics and current affairs Guest Lecture on Soft skills from the corporate perspective

ET1 ET5

ETg ETh

PPt Q&A

4 Apr
13

Comprehension Summarization

ET1 ET5

ETg ETh

PPt Q&A

25 & 26

27
14

11 Apr

Technical Writing

ET1 ET5

ETg ETh

PPt Q&A

& 28

4.2

Term Test Details

Test No 1.

Test Date

Type of Test R O

Unit Nos. for the Test

PEO

Outcome

08 April

All

2.

(Term Test Type: R: Regular, O: Open Book Test)

4.3

Assignment Details
Total no. of Questions in Assignment Thought Provoking Mumbai University PEO* T/R

Submission week

Assignment No

Week No.

Unit Nos.

Outcome

Assignment Questions

Batch 1

Batch 2

Batch 3

Batch 4

1. 2 3 4

1,3 4,6 7,9 10, 12

1 3 2 4&5

R R R R

3 3 2 2

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4.4

Assignment Questions

4.4.1

Assignment 1

Submission Date :

For Batch 1 1 2 Write a speech of 450 words on a topic circulated in the tutorial. a) Define the word Communication. Describe the process of communication with the help of a diagram, its elements and working. b) What kind of feedback is signalled by the following: - (i) Frown (ii) Bright eyes (iii) Dress of a person (iv) Late-coming (v) White flag. 3 4 5 A friend of yours has to appear for a job interview. Highlight three aspects of non-verbal and three aspects of spoken communication which your friend has to keep in mind. Why is Internal Communication' essential for the smooth functioning and efficiency of an organization? A student took a summer job in rural Maharashtra which involved interviewing farmers about water supply availability. The first few days he went to the field wearing a suit and tie. He also used a lot of technical words in his questions. He got little co-operation from the farmers. He decided to change his strategy-he began wearing kurta and pyjamas and started speaking to the farmers in native Marathi. The farmers were much more cooperative. Identify the barriers you feel were operating in this case? Suggest possible ways to avoid such barriers.

For Batch 2 1 2 Write a speech of 450 words on a topic circulated in the tutorial. Commuters rush to another platform following an announcement through the public address system at a railway station regarding a sudden change in the arrival of trains. Identify and elaborate on all the elements of communication in this scenario. Illustrate your answer with a diagram of the communication cycle. What is the role and importance of feedback in the process of communication? 3 How does one improve listening skills? What are the benefits of active listening in ones personal and professional life? 4 5 "Silence speaks louder than words". Discuss the statement in terms of the importance of 'silence' in communication. Mention the objectives and importance of downward communication. How can it be made effective? What media is used in downward communication? For Batch 3 1 2 Write a speech of 450 words on a topic circulated in the tutorial. a) Comment on the statement that communication is a two-way process. What role does feedback play in this process? (Illustrate your answer with the help of a suitable example and a diagram of the communication cycle). b) After an altercation with Marco Materrazi, in which the Italian had some not too nice things to say about some of his family members, Zinedine Zidane delivered possibly the most famous headbutt in sports history. Needless to say, after some deliberation between the center referee and his assistant, Zidane received a red card in the last game of his career, and one of the most important. Identify the elements. 3 4 5 "Hearing is natural; Listening needs effort". Explain the statement, giving reasons for your answer. What do you understand by the term 'grapevine' in the context of internal communication in an organization? What are its merits and demerits? Explain semantic barriers and physical barriers to communication with the help of suitable examples.

4.4.2

Assignment 2

Submission Date :

For Batch 1 1 You are the manager of an electronics store and you have received a consignment of refrigerators in a damaged condition due to poor packaging. Write a complaint letter to the distributor and demand an alternative replacement at his cost. Use the modified block format.

2 3

Write short notes on i) Consideration ii) Letterhead Bring out the differences between Semi-block format and the Complete Block format.

For Batch 2 1 2 3 Draft an order letter for stationery items that you need for your new office. Give all details regarding the same in response to the quotation you had received from the supplier. Use the semi block format. Write short notes on i) Conciseness ii) Complementary Close in a letter. Bring out the differences between the Modified block format and the Complete Block format.

For Batch 3 1 Write down a reply for the enquiry you have received for furniture items from a new educational institution which is opening shortly. Make a quotation for the same mentioning all details regarding quality, material used, type and cost involved. Use the modified block form. 2 3 Write short notes on i) Concreteness, ii) Salutation in a letter Draw a neat diagrammatic representation of the Complete Block form.

4.4.3

Assignment 3

Submission Date :

For Batch 1 1 2 3 Grammar - Pairs of confused words, synonyms, antonyms Grammar - One word substitution, common errors, agreement of the verb with the subject Grammar - Use of articles, prepositions, apostrophes

For Batch 2 1 2 3 Grammar - Pairs of confused words, synonyms, antonyms Grammar - One word substitution, common errors, agreement of the verb with the subject Grammar - Use of articles, prepositions, apostrophes

For Batch 3 1 2 3 Grammar - Pairs of confused words, synonyms, antonyms Grammar - One word substitution, common errors, agreement of the verb with the subject Grammar - Use of articles, prepositions, apostrophes

4.4.4

Assignment 4

Submission Date :

For Batch 1 1 2 Comprehension and Summarization of passage. a) Prepare a set of 8-10 instructions to be followed while welding. b) Explain with suitable examples (i) Precaution (ii) Caution For Batch 2 1 2 Comprehension and Summarization of passage. a) Write a technical description (including definition, labeled diagram, working and applications) of an electric iron. b) Write a list of instructions on changing a light bulb.

For Batch 3 1 2 Comprehension and Summarization of passage a) Write a technical description (including definition, labeled diagram, working and applications) of the process of soldering. b) Write precise one-line definitions of the following : (a) a mini-drafter (b) calculator (c) ammeter (d) thermometer