*Any one of the Advanced Level Content – cum- Methodology Course from Group B (ii) (See, please Annexe: I) can also be opted by those who possess the Master’s degree in lieu of any One the subjects specified in Group B (i) provided there are at least 10 students in that subject and/or any Institute has the required facilities for opting that particular course without disturbing the basis/bases on which admissions have been finalized during the academic session 2001-02. The syllabi of the subject/s that is actually opted in any Institute/College shall be made available by the Dean Academic Affairs on demand.
The time – slots for these practical courses shall be provided in the Time Table for B. Ed. Programmes in such a manner so that the students stay at their respective campuses at least 7 hours on each working day.
1. The total number of the credits of the B. Ed. programme = 58.
2. Each student shall be required to appear for examinations in all courses. However, for the award of the degree a student shall be required to earn the minimum of 54 Credits.
Annexe – I
List of Advanced Level Content – cum Methodology Courses
To enable the pupil Teacher to understand the relationship between philosophy and Education & their interdependence.
The importance and role of education in the progress of Indian Society & Social Context.
To sensitize the pupil teachers towards the various facets of the realm of education
To help them understand the various concepts involved in expounding a theory of education
To enable the pupil teachers to translate their perception of education into practice / experiential pursuits in the social context.
To help pupil teachers to build their own philosophy of education / response to the reality of education
To achieve this, students will be provided with select material to study for analysis and syntheses. Discussions / presentations / Lectures will be held to encourage students to formulate their own logical, consistent viewpoint to become responsible, sensitive human beings and professional teachers.
UNIT - 1 44 periods Meaning of Philosophical inquiry and the relevance of philosophy for education and teacher.
Education: - its Meaning nature, aims in relation to time & place.
Conceptual Analysis of Fundamental concepts in philosophy of education - teaching, training, learning, indoctrination inquiry and education in the context of Child’s nature, growth and development
Major philosophical positions – Idealism, Realism, Pragmatism, Existentialism with reference to their basic postulates, aims curriculum, method and discipline
Analytical Study of Indian Thinkers Gandhi, Tagore, J. Krishnamurti and Sri Aurobindo. Western thinkers – Rousseau, Dewey,
With respect to their formulation about aims of education, nature of child, methodology, curriculum & teacher.
UNIT 2 12 periods Meaning and relevance of Sociological aspect of Education and social inquiry
Education as a sub-system. Impact of other systems (Culture, economy, Polity technology, history) on education and the role of education therein.
Social Processes: Socialization, social mobility, social change, Role of home, school, community & media in educational processes.
Aspirations of Indian Society
UNIT – 3 15 periods
(a) Values and Education Meaning of values in Education, their need and importance
Classification of Values, Criteria of Value selection with respect to Indian society.
Role of Education in resolving value crises.
Analysis of the concepts – Freedom, Democracy, Secularism & Discipline
(b) Culture & Education Culture - Meaning and characteristics of Culture with respect to India, Cultural Pluralism
Cultural lag, Cultural conflict, Ambivalence & Tolerance.
Role of Education in preserving conserving and developing cultural heritage.
UNIT – 4 09 periods Concept of National Integration, International Understanding & inter relationship between the two
Humanistic assumptions of education & Human Right Education with respect to child’s rights