The purpose of an editorial is to present a point of view on an issue or event of significance to a particular organization. Such editorials are found in a range of publications and are written by the members of the organization and compiled by the editor to convey the organization’s thoughts and opinions.
The Institution is striving to become the proficient user of modern technology for its tech savvy consumers, i.e. the current generation of aspiring teachers.
In this direction, it intends to publish an online journal on a yearly basis that can help the readers from all over the globe to understand the writers; and Institution’s vision and perspectives.
Following objectives in line with the Institution’s philosophy are laid down for the publication of the yearly journal.
- To harness the creativity and literary talent of students
- To showcase the achievements of the Institution for the current year in the form of reports on various events, organized by Institution, achievements of staff and students within and outside the Institution etc.
- To encourage and provide the forum for the staff and the students to express their view in the form of articles, thoughts, poems etc.
Formation of the Editorial board
The editorial board comprises of the Staff members and student representatives headed by the principal.
The student members for the department are selected based on their literary talent and work. The Principal and the faculty in charge members oversee the department activities and the meetings.
Members of the current Editorial Committee:-
- Dr. Savita Manchekar (Principal)
- Prof. Soma Guha
- Prof. Sonali Singh
- Ms. Raksha Parekh ( Second year student)
- Ms. Jennie D’Souza ( First year student)
Committee starts the collection of articles and other literary work of students and staff. It is ensured that the creative work given by students is their own original work.
The members of the editorial board then scrutinize the articles and sort the articles worthy of publishing.
These articles are then edited and checked against any plagiarism.
The compilation of the write ups is done as per the category before uploading online.
Hence the board members work towards the fulfillment of all the above stated objectives and to present readers with a variety of information on their desk.
Two meetings in a year with the principal and monthly meetings with the members to plan and implement the process of publishing the Editorial are conducted.
Minutes of the meetings are recorded and documentation of the entire process is done.
The Institution intends to publish it’s very first online journal by the end of the term.
Minutes of the first Editorial meeting on 17th March, 2017
Principal Dr. Savita Manchekar commenced the meeting by welcoming the members of the Editorial committee. The highlights of the meeting were how to go about the process of publishing a new magazine both printed as well as online which will showcase the self composed works of the students and the staff on various aspects or any particular issues.