Yerevan State University Ijevan Branch

BOARD MEETING HELD AT YSUIB

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On May 21th, 2019, YSU Ijevan Branch hosted regular Board meeting, headed by Acting Director of YSUIB A. V. Tsutsulyan.

On the agenda were the preparatory work for the 2nd semester of 2018-19 academic year, the results of student surveys for the first semester of 2018-19 academic year, the list of professions of Part-time training system of 2019 academic year and a number of current issues.

 Deans of faculties reported on the preparations for the II semester mid-term examinations, in particular, mentioning that the schedule of mid-term examinations and summer examination period have been drawn up, discussed with lecturers and students, presented in a timely manner, mid-term exam tickets, tests and variants were compiled and sealed.

 As far as the results of the 1st semester student surveys are concerned, the Deans mentioned that problems were identified and appropriate steps were taken.

A.Davtyan, Head of Educational-Methodological Department, introduced the list of specialties for Part-time training system (entrance exams, places and tuition fees).  In connection with this issue, it was noted that over the past five years, admission was not implemented in Part-time training system of the specialty “Armenian Language and Literature”.  Based on the study of labor market requirements, it was proposed in 2019 include “Armenian Language and Literature” in the list of professions, which was approved by the members of the Board.

 

AT THE BOARD MEETING

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On May 3, 2019, YSU IJEVAN BRANCH hosted the regular Board Meeting, headed by YSUIB Acting Director A. V. Tsutsulyan.

On the agenda were the results of the first mid-term examinations of 2018-2019 academic year second semester, and the reports of the deans of the faculties.

 Dean of the Faculty of Humanities, in particular, mentioned that on April 8-13,2019 200 students took a part in the first mid-term examinations and (74 fourth-year students passed the final exams).  The average point of the mid-term examinations is 3.10 (3.88, among the students enrolled in a free education system), the average point of checks is 6.63 (8.65, among students enrolled in a free education system).

 Acting Dean of the Faculty of Economics mentioned that 74 students (“Finance”, “Economics”, 49 students, “Tourism”, “Service”, 25 students) took a part in the mid-term examinations  and 33 students of the fourth year passed the final exams.  The average of the mid-term examinations is 2.68 (3.77, among the students enrolled in a free education system), the average point of checks is 5.92 (7.83, among the students enrolled in a free education system).

 46 students of the Faculty of Applied Arts took a part in the mid-term examinations and tests and 16 students of the fourth year passed final exams.  Overall progress in the faculty made 90.3% (an increase of about 8% compared to last year).  Heads of Departments also participated in the assessment process.

Based on the results of the examinations in the Faculty of Natural Sciences, the following comparisons of this and previous year’s progress have been recorded:

              2017-18 and                                                                    2018-19 academic year

  1. “Informatics and Applied Mathematics” I year8%   1. “Informatics and Applied Mathematics” I year 33%
  1. “Informatics and Applied Mathematics” II year 85,7% 2. “Informatics and Applied mathematics” II year – 51,6%
  1. “Informatics and Applied Mathematics” third year 84.5% 3. “Informatics and Applied Mathematics” III year – 57.2%
  1. “Cartography and Cadastre” II year 85,2% “Cartography and Cadastre” II year – 82,6%
  1. “Cartography and Cadastre” III year 90% 5. “Cartography and Cadastre” III year – 51.8%.

At the Board meeting, the results of the first mid-term and examinations of 2018-2019 academic year, second semester, were evaluated satisfactory.

 The other item of discussion was the attendance of students during 2018-19 academic year, second semester(11.02.2019-03.04.2019) and several current issues on which the reports were taken into consideration.

BOARD MEETING HELD AT YSU IJEVAN BRANCH

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On April 4th, 2019, YSU Ijevan Branch hosted Board Meeting headed by YSUIB Acting Director A. V. Tsutsulyan.

On the agenda were the preparatory works for the mid-term and final exams of 2018-19 academic year second semester and current issues. Deans of the faculties reported on preparatory works for mid-term and final exams of 2018-2019 academic years, second semester.

It was noted that according to the schedule of the II semester of 2018-2019 academic year, on April 8-13, 2019, YSU Ijevan Branch would host I mid-term and final examinations of Bachelor’s Full-time training system of the II semester of 2018-19 academic years.

Necessary preparatory works have been carried out to properly conduct exams. Faculties have been provided with handouts for mid-term examinations and exam papers for the tests were sealed. The presented schedules were checked and then a timetable was drawn to carry out the exam process in the classrooms equipped with cameras. A schedule has been created to carry out day-to-day oversight during the exam. The Branch is ready to start the exam period.

Another item of discussion was the issue of YSUIB Part-time training system students’ dismissal due to poor academic performance after first examination period of 2018-2019 academic years, as well as due to unpaid tuition fees. In this regard, it was particularly mentioned that 28 students have accumulated credits and 17 students were subject to dismissal.

 

AT THE BOARD MEETING OF FEBRUARY 14

DSCN5755On February 14th, 2019, YSU Ijevan Branch Board Meeting was held headed by A. V. Tsutsulyan.

On the agenda were the discussion of YSUIB  training program of specialized departments of the II semester of  2018-2019 academic year, as well as the readmission of a number of students in the same semester and other current issues.

In particular, it was mentioned that on February 1-8, 2019, the staff of the Educational-Methodological Department, found some drawbacks in terms of training programs at the Departments of YSUIB and the Department of Part-time training.

Accordingly, the director was offered:

  • To instruct the specialized departments to eliminate the drawbacks within a short period of time
  • To organize trainings for the staff who do not have experience in developing material programs and other necessary documents (in particular, training package, portfolio) for this purpose, provide necessary consultation
  • To maintain a constant check after the deadline and subject the disciplinary liability to responsibles

At the board meeting, it was decided to instruct the heads of specialized departments to ensure availability of training program (Full-time and Part-time training) of the II semester of  2018-2019 academic year.

The decision was made on the readmission of 14 students in the Full-time and Part-time training program of 2018-19 academic year, second semester.

YSU IJEVAN BRANCH BOARD MEETING OF JANUARY 31

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 On January 31, 2019,  Ijevan Branch of “Yerevan State University” Foundation hosted an extended Board meeting headed by YSUIB Acting Director A. V. Tsutsulyan.

On the agenda were the summary of the results of Full-time training semester exam of 2018-2019 academic year and the preparations for the II semester of the same academic year and other current issues.

Acting Deans of the Faculties reported on the results of the first semester of 2018-19 academic year.

Acting Dean of the Faculty of Humanities K. Poghosyan particularly mentioned that the overall number of students in the faculty is 272,  76 students are enrolled in a free system of education, 196: paid system of education.

At the end of the 1st semester of  2018-2019 academic year, the following results were recorded at the Faculty of Humanities:

  • During the exam period, the students of the following specialties made absolute progress; “Armenian Language and Literature”  II and III, “Psychology” IV, “French language and literature” IV, “Foreign language and literature” I.
  • The student of the following specialties made a poor academic performance, that is, failed the exam: one student of I and II courses of “History” and “English language and literature IV”,  “Armenian Language and Literature IV”, 2 students of “Elementary pedagogy and methodology I”, “Foreign language and literature IV”specialties, 3 students of “Elementary pedagogy and methodology II” “ Foreign language and literature III”, 4 students of “History III”, 5 students of “History IV” and 11 students of “Elementary pedagogy and methodology III”.
  • The students of “Armenian language and literature III, “History IV” and “English language and literature” IV made high academic performance (18-20).

Acting Dean of the Faculty of Economics G. Avetisyan particularly mentioned that 101 students ( 70 students of “Finance”, “Economics” and “The Theory of Economics” specialties, 31 students of “Tourism” and “Service”) participated in the exams  of the first semester of 2018-2019 academic year.  63 students managed to pass the exam,  two students received excellent marks (“Economics” III, “Service” IV). The absolute progress made at the Faculty was 62.4%.

There are 36 students enrolled in the free education system, with absolute progress of 94.4%. 2 students received excellent marks (“Economics” III, “Service” IV). Two students (“Finance” I, “Economics” III) failed to pass the exam. Insufficient marks of the third year  student enrolled in a free system of education are conditioned by the fact that the student has not been in the country for the first half of the year with the permission of YSU and will pass the exams during the liquidation period of the first semester of 2018-19 academic year.

 65 students enrolled in the paid education system, with absolute progress of 44.6%.

Acting Dean of the Faculty of Applied Arts A. Margaryan, presenting the results of  the examinations for the first semester of the 2018-2019 academic year, mentioned that all the tests, mid-term and final exams of the 1st semester were held in accordance with the approved schedule, except for one student all the students of the faculty took part in the exams. It was noted that there were no students in the faculty with high academic performance. Six students had academic debt. The highest rate was at the Faculty of “Design” IV (100%), and the lowest is the “Design” II course (85.7%).

The overall academic performance of the faculty was 90% (100% in free system, 65.96% in paid system). The spectrum of ratings is broad, as a rule, it is higher than those of the professional subjects,  low from humanistic and non-professional subjects.

While summarizing the results of YSUIB Full-time training first semester exam of the 2018-19 academic year, Head of the Educational-Methodological Department A. Davtyan added that the overall academic performance of the Branch students is 76%.

At the board meeting, the results of the examination were evaluated as satisfactory.

  1. Davtyan, the Head of the Educational-Methodological Department and Deans of the Faculties, reported on the preparatory work for the second semester of 2018-19 academic year.

Mr. Davtyan specifically noted that the curriculum for the organization of Full-time and Part-time training for the second semester of the 2018-2019 academic year by the Educational-Methodological Department was submitted to the director for approval. The reports of the professional staff working on hourly paid basis in the 2nd semester presented by the deans of the faculties were checked.

The students’ applications for passing the academic debts in the approved schedule has been implemented.

A number of issues related to the material and technical resources of the university, sanitary and hygienic conditions, furnishing of library,  classrooms, computer rooms and technical equipment were highlighted in connection with the preparations for the II semester of  2018-19 academic year.