Analysis of Academic Curriculum
Under the work package Department of Water Resources Engineering (DWRE), BUET and Department of Irrigation and Water Management (DIWM), BAU have reviewed the existing under graduate and post graduate curriculum at BUET and BAU respectively. Consultant Prof. Dr. M. R. Kabir, Pro Vice Chancellor, University of Asia Pacific and Dr. M A Gani was appointed as the consultant for curriculum Development for DWRE and DIWM respectively.
DIWM, BAU organized a workshop on 12 May, 2014, at BAU and DWRE, BUET organized a workshop on 8 June, 2014 at BUET. The distinguished participants in both the workshop contributed for necessary up gradation and modification of the existing and proposed course curriculum. DWRE has organized five (5) curriculum development consultation meeting between the faculty members of DWRE and the consultant. Also a FGD meeting was organized with the Water Resources graduates who are working in different organizations. So curriculum development report is based on the faculty needs, FGD meetings, questionaire survey with the professionals and feedback from the curriculum development workshops.
Based on the curriculam development report, upagradation of two (2) courses of DWRE, BUET and 2 courses of DIWM, BAU will be started and 2 new courses for the two departments will be developed according to the feedback from the curriculum workshops.
Three days long two pedagogical training workshops based on the theme of ‘Designing Courses’ and ‘New teaching requirements’ were organized by IHE, Netherlands at DWRE, BUET and DIWM, BAU separately in August 2014. The faculty members of DWRE, BUET and DIWM, BAU participated in the workshop. The professionals from CEGIS and WARPO also participated in the workshops.