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Year: 2018 impression


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ISBN: 9788193437964(SET)

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Education is deeply rooted in Indian culture. It was wide spread in ancient India. Though there has been phenomenal expansion of education after independence yet many are deprived of education even elementary. Sincere efforts for better infrastructure as well as quality education are being made by all those with a stake in education in India.

Many countries of world is looking towards Indian teachers to take up jobs in their countries it is hoped that the advantage shall be taken by the aspiring community. This Encyclopedia of Education has been specifically designed for the colleges of education teachers and pre-service teachers focusing the knowledge of basic subjects emphasized by UGC or the state agencies for quality tutors. This set of six volumes may be found useful by the readers research scholars and professionals.

About Author

M.K. Jain is former Director Planning Commission Government of India New Delhi. He widely travelled world over has been associated with several national and international library associations and honoured with several awards. He has to his credit more than a dozen of books.

J.C. Aggarwal is a former Deputy Director of Education and Executive Director of the Delhi Bureau of Textbooks Delhi Administration Delhi. He worked at the grassroots level as a Post-graduate teacher principal plan evaluation officer and educational supervisor and administrator. He also taught in a PG Teacher Training College. He has widely travelled and written extensively on education.


Volume I

Editor's Note

UNIT I: Education in Ancient India
1 Education System in the Vedic Period
2 Later Vedic Education (1200 B.C. to 200 B.C.)
3 The Buddhist Education
4 Religion-Oriented Ancient Education: Institutes of Higher Learning in Vedic and Buddhist Period
UNIT II Education in Medieval India

5 Education in Medieval Period: With Emphasis on Muslim Education
6 Hindu System of Education During the Medieval Period

UNIT III Education in India During the British Period

7 Macaulay's Minute (1835)
8 Wood's Despatch (1854) and Indian Education Commission (1882)
9 Lord Curzon's Educational Policy and National Education Movement
10 Growth of National Consciousness: National Education Movement
11 Gokhale's Bill, Government Resolution on Education and Sadler Commission (1917-1919)
12 Government of India Act (1935) and Wardha Scheme of Education
13 Sargent Report (1944)
14 Overview of the System of Education During the British Rule

15 University Education Commission (1948-49)
16 Secondary Education Commission (1952-53)
17 Education Commission (1964-66)
18 National Policy on Education - NPE (1986) and Programme of Action (1986)
19 Modified National Policy of Education (1992)

UNIT V: Contemporary Educational Problems and Issues
20 Universalisation of Elementary Education (UEE)
21 Women's Education
22 Distance Learning
23 National and Emotional Integration
24 Medium of Instruction
25 Education of Weaker Sections
26 Adult Education
27 Quality Control in Higher Education
28 Secondary Education and Its Major Problems: Expansion and Vocationalisation
29 Development of Teacher Education in India
30 Growth and Development of Education in Himachal Pradesh: Problems and Priorities

UNIT VI : Educational Statistics
31 Statewise Comparative Development of Education in India


Volume II

Editors' Note

1 Education : Nature and Meaning
2 Objectives of Education in Relation to Time and Place
3 Rousseau (1712-1778)
4 John Henrich Pestalozzi (1746-1827)
5 John Dewey (1857-1950)
6 Bertrand Russell (1872-1970)
7 Indian Thought and Its Contribution to Educational Practices
8 Philosophy and Education: Significance of Studying Philosophy in Understanding Educational Practices and Problems
9 Realism with Reference to Aristotle and Jainism
10 Naturalism with Reference to Rousseau and Rabindranath Tagore
11 Idealism with Reference to Plato, Socrates and Advatia Philosophy
12 Pragmatism with Reference to Dewey's Instrumentalism and Experimentalism
13 Humanism: Historical, Scientific and Buddhism
14 Child-Centred Education: Concept of a Learner with Reference to Giju Bhai
15 Mahatma Gandhi (1869-1948): Basic Tenets of Basic Education
16 Gijubhai and 'World of Children' (1885-1939)
17 Swami Vivekananda (1863-1902): Man-Making Education
18 Sri Aurobindo Ghose (1872-1950): Integral Education: Its Basic Principles and Stages
19 Frederich August Froebel (1782-1852): The Play-Way Method
20 Maria Montessori (1870-1952): The Didactic Apparatus
21 Indian Constitution: Directive Principles and Articles Relating to Education
22 Secularism, Social Goals, Democracy and Socialist Pattern of Society
23 National Integration and Emotional Integration: Economic Planning
24 Sociological Basis of Education
25 Education and Social Change: Education and National Welfare, Education and Human Resource Development
26 National Integration, Cultural Heritage: Contribution of Different Religions, Religious Festivals
27 Meaning of a New Social Order: Eradication of Illiteracy, Equality of Opportunity
28 Education of the Disabled. Eliminating Gender Bias. Education of the Minorities
29 Distance Education - Green and Clean Society (Environmental Education)
30 Povertyless Society Through Planning: Population and Available Resources, New Programmes
31 Agencies of Education
32 Paramhansa Yogananda (1893-1952): Philosophy and Its Impact on Education

Volume III

Editor's Note

1 Introduction
2 Information Technology: Process, techniques and Application of Information
3 Programmed Learning: Towards Individualised Instruction for Insured Learning,
4 Flanders Interaction Analysis Category System: Behaviour Modification of Teachers
5 Microteaching: Training in Teaching Skills
6 Models of Teaching: Innovative Strategies for Learning Process Skills
7 Action Research: Improving teacher functions
8 Communication Process: Models, System and Classroom Practices
9 Teaching and Teacher Performance: Enhancement in Quality of Teaching
10 Media Interventions in Pedagogy: Media Support in Teaching
11 ICT Inputs in Teacher Education: Technology Support for Quality Instruction


Volume IV

Editors' Note

Part One: Education for Values
1 Values: Concept, Nature and Classification of Values
2 Meaning and Need for Education of Human Values: Objectives of Education for Human Values
3 Five Universal Values and Their Sub-values as Listed by Gokak Committee
4 Value Development and Education: Approaches and Strategies
5 Sources of Values
6 Methods of Teaching Human Values: Direct, Indirect, Integrating Values with Curricular and Co-curricular Activities
7 Overview of Human Value Education
8 Documents on Human Values Education

Part Two: Education for Environment

9 Meaning of Environment and Environmental Concerns
10 Meaning, Aims, Objectives, Scope and Principles of Environmental Education
11 Objectives and Curriculum of Environmental Education (EE) at the School Stage
12 Environmental Pollution: Types, Causes and Remedies
13 Environmental Hazards: Global and Local Causes and Effects
14 Role of School in Environmental Conservation and Sustainable Development

Part Three: Education for Human Rights

15 Human Rights: Concept, Universal Declaration of Human Rights
16 Educational Implications of Human Rights
17 Human Rights and Indian Constitutional Provisions
18 Human Rights Education at Secondary Level: Curriculum and Activities
19 Enforcement of Human Rights
20 Mechanism in Schools for the Protection of Human Rights: NGOs, Press and Media

Quiz on Human Rights Education (With Answers)
Appendix 1: Human Rights Council
Appendix 2: Recent UN Reports on Climate Change and Global Warming


Volume V

Editors' Note

Unit I: Nature of Psychology and Learners
(Psychology and Educational Psychology)

1 Psychology Meaning, Nature, Methods and Scope
2 Methods of Psychology and Educational Psychology
3 Meaning, Scope, Functions/Significance of Educational Psychology
4 Stages of Human Development: Specific Stage Characteristics and Developmental Tasks
5 Human Physical Development Pattern
6 Human Social Development Pattern
7 Human Emotional Development Pattern
8 Human Cognitive Development Pattern
9 Characteristics, Needs and Problems of Adolescents
10 Adolescents, Sex Education: Problems, Worries, Fears and Development Tasks
11 Indian Adolescents: Needs, Aspirations, Interests, Attitudes and Self-Concepts
12 Guidance and Counselling for Adolescents: Meaning and Need for Educational Vocational Guidance and Counselling
13 Organisation of Guidance and Counselling Services for Adolescents in Schools

Unit Il: Learning and Motivation

14 Concept of Learning: Meaning, Nature and Process
15 Factors of Learning: Personal and Environmental
16 Nature, Types and Techniques of Enhancing Motivation
17 Theories of Learning and their Educational Implications

Unit III: Intelligence

18 Intelligence: Meaning, Nature, Characteristics and Development
19 Classification of Intelligence Tests and Theories of Intelligence

Unit IV: Personality

20 Personality: Meaning, Nature, Development of Integrated Personality
21 Theories of Personality and Their Educational Implications

Unit V: Exceptional Childrens
22 Exceptional Children, Their Education and Development
23 Children with Learning Disability (Dyslexia) and Other Problems
24 Individual Differences and Accommodating them in the Classroom
25 Learner Centred Techniques for Exceptional Children
26 Mental Hygiene and Delinquency
27 Memory and Forgetting
28 Assessment of Personality

Unit VI: Educational Statistics

29 Statistics: Meaning and Uses: Tabulation of Data Central Concepts
30 Central Tendency: Mean, Median and Modes. Uses
31 Measurement of Variability: Standard and Mean Deviation
32 Correlation: Rank Difference, Normal Curve


Volume VI

Editors' Note
List of Tables and Figures

1 Guidance-The Concept and Objectives
2 Foundations of Guidance
3 Types of Guidance
4 Personal and Social Guidance
5 Essential Guidance Services
6 Group Guidance
7 Individual Guidance (Counselling)
8 Career Information
9 Testing and Non-testing Techniques of Guidance
10 Career Education Models
11 Guidance Services in India
12 Guidance Programme in the Schools Various Levels of Education
13 Career Choice and Vocational Development
14 Job Analysis and Survey
15 Guidance for Women
16 Guidance for Children with Special Needs
17 Evaluation of Guidance Programme
18 Employment and Skill Scenario in India
19 Self-employment Promotion

I: Agencies Dealing with Psychological Tests
II: Agencies Publishing/Dealing with Career Literature
III: Websites Information


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