EDU501: Contemporary Indian Education

CIE001

Education: Concept, Nature, purpose; education as concept and its distinct nature: Classical, Liberalists and Progressivists views on Education; Analytical and normative concept: training, instruction, teaching.

CIE002

Brief historical inquiry into purposes and determinants of education from ancient India to contemporary India: individual, community, religion, state, market.

CIE003

Aims of education from ancient to contemporary Indian society; determinants of aims of education in emerging India.

CIE004

Liberalization, Privatization and Globalization: concept, their implications on educational sector and Indian Society.

CIE005

Dimensions of education: cognitive, normative, as family process, as worthwhile activity, as system; differentiate educated person from education; modes of education: formal, informal, non-formal.

CIE006

Educational thoughts and practices: critical reflection on the educational thoughts and practices of Mahatma Gandhi with respect to the relevance in the present education system.

CIE007

Educational thoughts and practices: critical reflection on the educational thoughts and practices of Rabindranath Tagore with respect to the relevance in the present education system.

CIE008

Educational thoughts and practices: critical reflection on the educational thoughts and practices of   Sri Aurobindo with respect to the relevance in the present education system.

CIE009

Educational thoughts and practices: critical reflection on the educational thoughts and practices of Swami Vivekananda with respect to the relevance in the present education system.

CIE010

Educational thoughts and practices: critical reflection on the educational thoughts and practices of Jiddu Krishnamurthy with respect to the relevance in the present education system.

CIE011

Educational thoughts and practices: critical reflection on the educational thoughts and practices of B.R Ambedkar with respect to the relevance in the present education system.

CIE012

Educational thoughts and practices: critical reflection on the educational thoughts and practices of Plato with respect to the relevance in the present education system.

CIE013

Educational thoughts and practices: critical reflection on the educational thoughts and practices of Rousseau with respect to the relevance in the present education system.

CIE014

Educational thoughts and practices: critical reflection on the educational thoughts and practices of John Dewey with respect to the relevance in the present education system.

CIE015

Educational thoughts and practices: critical reflection on the educational thoughts and practices of Montessori with respect to the relevance in the present education system.

CIE016

Education and socio- Cultural context: education as discipline and inter disciplinary in nature; education as an instrument of social change; influence of education on society and family; socio cultural influences on the aims of education.

CIE017

Equality of educational opportunities: meaning, provisions, outcome; meaning of diversity, inequality, Marginalization in society from the perspective of economic, social, religious, language and the implications for education.

CIE018

Autonomy: meaning, extent; teacher autonomy: meaning, extent, nature; areas of teacher autonomy: their limit, situations, curriculum making, learning resources, material selection, use; teacher as autonomous professional.

CIE019

Learner Autonomy: meaning, extent, nature; learner as an autonomous act: meaning, opportunities, constraints.

CIE020

Autonomy and Accountability: Teacher accountability, teacher commitment; pedagogical practices: assessment modalities; limit-situations: structures-structured curriculum, examination system, time table.