INFRASTRUCTURE

 

INFRASTRUCTURE

MULTI PURPOSE INTERACTIVE SMART STUDIO 

  • Spacious Multi purpose interactive Smart Studio to accommodate more than 200 aspirants at a time for pre-placement talk.
  •  Four Air-conditioned Interview chambers with all facilities.
  •  A State- of –the- art Group Discussion Chamber.
  • Telephonic interview cubicle.
  • Well-furnished reading room with internet connected computers.
  • Public address system
  • Seating capacity of 75 Nos.
  • Interactive smart board
  • Short thro projector
  • A plasma T.V in front of the Directorate to flash the latest information on the successful candidates selected for Placement in leading organizations and Higher Education in the institutes of National and International repute besides focusing on the on-going career development courses.



 

 

STUDENTS STUDY CENTRE

           

 
                

Students Study Centre

  • Functions in DSW with more than 1422 books pertaining to National and International Exams   besides subject books.
  • Journals and magazines related to competitive exam, career education, personality

          development and leading Tamil  and English Dailies are subscribed. 


ADVANCED DIGITAL LANGUAGE LAB


             Communication Skills play a pivotal role in promoting employability of graduates in any educational programme. Particularly, students who opt for agriculture as their profession primarily hail from rural background and they should compete in the global market. To do so, they need strong communication skills.  The employers of various agro-based industries, banking sector and multi-national companies have expressed the view that TNAU-graduates have depth of knowledge but lack of power of expression. The Advanced Digital Language lab of DSW was established in 2007 with an objective of sharpening the communicative and grooming the soft skills soft skills of our students for Placement, Higher education in India and abroad, and English language learning by means of self learning packages.

               The lab is regularly used by teachers to impart English language learning and soft skills for all disciplines The lab is equipped with a Hi-Class net work software which enables the teacher to facilitate several classroom interactions.  It has a good amount of authentic CDs on career skills/soft skills, competitive examinations and English language learning. While the study centre has printed materials on such themes, the Advanced Digital Language Laboratory supports them in the form of software.

What is an Advanced Digital Language Lab?

          The Advanced Digital Language lab serves as a hub where the teacher and students are bridged through a cable networking system Hi-Class net work software for effective learning. It is an innovative method of teaching English with the assistance of sophisticated software that facilitates interactive teaching and effective learning. The lab carries audio and video systems which enable to achieve these objectives.

Teacher Console

         This is the pivot of the Lab where in teacher monitors all the 41 work stations through oral, written and non-verbal modes of communication. The Teacher Console has two computer monitors, head phones and system equipped with software.


                     

Work Stations      

        There are 41 work stations intended to handle a class size of 41 students. Each work station carries a computer and head phone and free access to interact with the teacher. The lab is equipped with a well knit public address system for effective teaching of regular English courses and coaching classes.

 

 
Classification of software

1.  Communicative skills

2.  Career skills and Soft skills

3.  Higher education abroad

 

 

NAME OF THE SOFTWARE

1.

Hi-Class Net Work Software

2.

Clear Pronunciation 1

3.

Clear Pronunciation 2

4.

Issues in English 2- International

5.

Study Skills success

COMMUNICATIVE ENGLISH

1.

Effective Communication

2.

ENG 101 English for effective communication

3.

Oxford dictionary

4.

Spoken English  

5.

Learning English

6.

Learning & Speaking English II

7.

8 in 1 English dictionary  

8.

Listening English 1

9.

English for Science & Engineering

10.

English Grammar

11.

Business English

12.

Learn to speak English CD1,2,3 & 4

13.

Longman English Business Dictionary

14.

Listening English 2

15.

Language In Use

16.

Longman Pronunciation Coach

17.

New Interchange audio CD

18.

Oral Communication Skills

19.

English Pronouncing Dictionary

20.

Oxford Practice Grammar

21.

Oxford Word Skills (Advanced)

22.

Oxford word skills basic

23.

Peter Funk Word Power

24.

English Phonetics and Phonology

25.

Speaking English

26.

English for Presentation

27.

English Vocabulary in Use

28.

Telephoning in English audio CD 2

29.

Telephoning in English audio CD 2

30.

English Meetings

31.

The Theory of Everything

32.

Vocabulary for IELTS

33.

Yes We Can

34.

Freedom is not free

35.

Spoken English Jayashree Balan

36.

The Greatness Guide

37.

Business English Meetings

38.

Face to face Cambridge university

39.

Speaking Accurately

CAREER SKILLS / SOFT SKILLS

1.

Brain Teasers

2.

Career Smart

3.

 Creative Thinking

4.

Group Discussion

5.

Interviewing Skills

6.

MBA TOOL KIT

7.

Negotiation Skills

8.

Positive Thinking

9.

Preparing for Being Interviewed

10.

Presentation Skills

11.

Psychometric Tests

12.

Reliving

13.

Stress Management

14.

Telephone skills

15.

U.K. Presentation

16.

World Link Develop Engineering  CD 2

17.

World Link Develop Engineering CD 1

18.

Soft Skills

BUSINESS ENGLISH CERTIFICATE

1.

BEC CAMBRIDGE AUDIO CD PRELIMINERY

2.

BEC Higher ( Cambridge )

3.

BEC Inf.CD 2

4.

BEC information CD 1

5.

BEC VANTAGE MASTER CLASS

6.

Cambridge Audio CD 1

7.

Cambridge Audio CD 2

8.

CAMBRIDGE Teaching Recourses

9.

Diagnostic Test

10.

BEC VANTAGE Test builder

GRE, GMAT AND CAT

1.

NEW GRE 2011

2.

Barons GRE CD-ROM

3.

Cracking the GRE

4.

General Test Power Preparation

5.

GRE 2009

6.

GRE Exam 2006

7.

GRE Practice Test

8.

Higher Score on the GRE

9.

KAPLAN GMAT

10.

McGraw-Hill GRE

11.

POWERPREP II

12.

Test Preparation Course

13.

REA GRE

14.

Barons GMAT 2009

15.

Yaksha CAT

16.

CIVIL SERVICE PRELIMS (Yaksha)

INTERNATIONAL ENGLISH LANGUAGE TESTING SYSTEM (IELTS)

1.

IELTS Audio CD 1 and 2 - Test 1

2.

IELTS Audio CD 1 and 2 - Test 2

3.

IELTS Audio CD 1 and 2 - Test 3

4.

IELTS Audio CD 1 and 2 - Test 4

5.

IELTS Audio CD 1 and 2 - Test 5

6.

IELTS Audio CD 1 and 2 - Test 6

7.

IELTS Audio CD 1 and 2 - Test 7

8.

Cambridge Audio CD 1

9.

Cambridge Audio CD 2

10.

Intermediate Listening Program CD 1

11.

Intermediate Listening Program CD 2

12.

Objective Audio CD 1

13.

Objective Audio CD 3

14.

Objective IELTS Intermediate

15.

Test Builder CD 1

16.

Test Builder CD 2

17.

Upper Intermediate Listening Program 1

18.

Upper Intermediate Listening Program 2

TEST OF ENGLISH AS A FOREIGN LANGUAGE (TOEFL)

1.

Barrons toefl1

2.

CAMBRIDGE Toefl

3.

Longman iBT 2.0

4.

Cliff Toefl

5.

Listening Links 1-3

6.

The Complete Guide to the TOEFL(R) Test

7.

McGraw-Hill

8.

Thomson Heinle

9.

TOEFL 2009

10.

TOEFL iBT CD 1 Kaplan

11.

TOEFL iBT CD 2 Audio Files

HOW SCIENCE WORKS (DISNEY) DVD VIDEO

1.

Deserts & Lakes And Ponds

2.

Digestion & Respiration 

3.

Earth’s Crust & Earthquakes

4.

Flowers & Plants

5.

Food Web & Animal Locomotion

6.

Heart & Genes

7.

Inventions & Do-It-Your Self Science

8.

Magnetism & Chemical Reactions

9.

Motion & Friction

10.

Ocean Life & Mammals

11.

Pollution Solutions & Populations

12.

Storms & Atmosphere




































































































































































































         As the university has decided to establish an additional language lab in all the constituent colleges based on the model of the main campus, the Director and faculty undertook campus visit to all the constituent colleges. 

            Based on the recommendations/ suggestions given by the directorate the University has decided to establish Advanced Digital Language Lab at Agricultural College and Research Institute , Madurai.

Functions:

Teacher has a complete control over all students’ computers. They


  • can broadcast lessons by a click.
  • can arrange group discussions and workshops among students.
  • can broadcast one student’s activity to other students in the class.
  • can go for voice-chat with a student without disturbing others.
  • can save the teaching material for further use.
  • can conduct tests and model examinations.
  • can block or control all key boards and mouse of computers.     

             The Advanced Digital Language Laboratory  of TNAU has a highly upgrade version of the H1 High class network  software capable of carrying out a wide range of operations like broadcasting, intercom,  observe, file transmission, recording, G-talk etc., in digital format. The Teacher Console has a web camera to carry out video conferencing and effective monitoring.

             
The Lab carries a permanent LCD that is used for a pep- talk by the teacher. Further, it assists him/her to provide on-line help in performing the task assigned.

Benefits of the Advanced Digital Language Lab

·   Effective learning of listening, speaking, reading and writing skills.

·   Multi-functional facility which can be used for coaching the students for TOEFL, IELTS,  

    BEC, GRE and National competitive examinations.

·   The students are be trained in career skills like brainstorming, group discussion,  and interview  simulation.


Creation of Students Personal Counselling Chamber

Personal Counseling Chamber was established in the year 2012 to facilitate students in personal counseling and career guidance for the under graduate and post graduate students of TNAU. 

The following are the infrastructures developed. 

 1. Erection of Cubicle and

 2.  Air Conditioner 

Group Discussion Chamber

The Group Discussion chamber established with state –of the– art facilities on 21.11.2011 in the Directorate of Students Welfare for the benefit of the students of TNAU. This chamber would fulfill the long - felt need and the two objectives of the Directorate, facilitating placement for the graduating students of Tamil Nadu Agricultural University and grooming them for employability by means of soft skills courses, personality development workshops and career guidance courses.


 


                     
  This Group Discussion chamber includes supportive facilities like Plasma TV, DTH facilities to enable the faculty and resource persons to impart Group Discussion techniques by verbal code and visual code. It will go a long way to tap the talents and skills of the students implied in Group Discussion techniques. The Group discussion chamber was upgraded during the year 2012-13 with two dome camera with Digital Video Recording Unit to document, review and analyse the performance of individuals. It is a need – based Group Discussion chamber for the effective conduct of selection of candidates for placement and simulation – based Group Discussions.
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