Unit 1 : Perspectives of Knowledge and Curriculum
1.1 : Education – Meaning, Definition, Characteristics
1.2 : Knowledge – Meaning, Types (philosophical: personal, procedural and propositional), sources (education: situational, conceptual, and strategic) and generation of knowledge. Distinction between knowledge and information, teaching and training, knowledge and skill, reason and belief.
1.3 : Modern Child-Centered Education, meaning and concept, Educational Thoughts on child centered Education of Mahatma Gandhi, Rabindranath Tagore, Swami Vivekananda( Indian Philosophers) Plato, Dewey, Buber and Freire ( Western Philosophers)
1.4 : Concept and use of Activity Method, Discovery Method and Dialogue Method.
Unit 2 : The Social Bases of Education
2.1 : Concept of society, culture and modernity. Historical changes introduced by industrialization, democracy and ideas of individual autonomy.
2.2 : Understand education in relation to modern values like equity and equality, individual opportunity and social justice and dignity, with special reference to Babasaheb Ambedkar.
2.3 : Interrelationship of education with reference to Nationalism (Krishnamurti) and Secularism (Tagore)
2.4 : Concept, need and significance of ‘critical multiculturalism’ and ‘Democratic education’ in Indian education system.
Unit 3 : Development of Curriculum
3.1 : Curriculum: Meaning and concept, Relationship with Curriculum framework, difference from syllabus, types of curriculum.
3.2 : Principles of curriculum development , Process of curriculum development
3.3 : Professional support for curriculum development: Role of NCERT and Maharashtra Rajya Shiksha Parishad (Maharashtra state education council)
3.4 : National Curriculum Framework 2005
Unit 4 : Language Across Curriculum
4.1 : Language – meaning, concept, functions of language and process of language development. Home language and school language- similarity & dissimilarity, standard language vs. home dialects.
4.2 : Language diversity in classroom – Bilingualism and multilingualism
4.3 : Importance of oral language in the classroom. Importance of Questioning and Discussion based learning
4.4 : Techniques to enhance reading comprehension ( Scanning, Skimming, Columnar Reading and Key word Reading)
|About the Book :
This Text Book is useful for Second Year (SY) Bachelor of Education (B.Ed) – Semester 3 Students of M.I.T. World Peace University, Pune Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU) , Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) , Banaras Hindu University (BHU) , Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University , U P Rajarshi Tandon Open University (UPRTOU) , Lovely Professional University, Chandigarh University (CU) , University of Mumbai (MU) , Central University of Jharkhand (CUJ) , Himalayan University , K. R. Mangalam University , Rampur Adarsha College of Education , Manav Rachna University , Rayat Bohra University , SGT University, Gurgaon , Maharshi Valmiki College of Education and Adamas University.
It can also be used for preparing for Competitive Exams.