New Delhi: The Faculty of Dentistry, Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) organized an Online Workshop on ‘Objective Structured Viva-Voce’ on May 11, 2022.The workshop was designed with the intention of sensitizing faculty members for creating a roadmap of formulating and implementation of Objective Structured Viva-Voce, within the rules and regulations of regulatory educational and institutional bodies.
Organizing Chairperson of the workshop, Prof. Eram Perwez, welcomed the Chief Guest, Prof. Najma Akhtar, Vice-Chancellor, JMI and Patron Prof Sanjay Singh, Dean, Faculty of Dentistry along with Resource person Prof Chinmay Shah and all the participating delegates.
Vice-Chancellor JMI Prof. Najma Akhtar expressed profound interest in the theme of the workshop. She highlighted the need to adopt newer trends in education, specially modifications in oral assessment. Noting the lack of objectivity in traditional viva-voce she unfolded the strengths of Objective Structured Viva-Voce (OSVV) and deliberated upon the facts that the best outcomes of OSVV can only be obtained after training the examiners and students for the same.
Delegates also participated actively during the interactive sessions.
A very well-known personality in the field of Health Professional's Education, Prof Chinmay Shah, is M.D., Ph.D. in Physiology as also GSMC-FAIMER Fellow and Faculty.
The actors for the role play were Prof. Amit Kumar Tamrakar, Prof. Harneet Kaur, Prof. Mukesh Hasija as students, Prof. Panchali Batra as Faculty Expert, Prof. Anuradha Sharma as the Internal Examiner and Prof. Chinmay Shah as the External Examiner.
More than 129 people attended the online training workshop which was held on CISCO-WEBEX platform.
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