SEMESTER II 2011
CORE PAPER VI THEORETICAL BASE OF EDUCATION-NATIONAL
PROBLEM BASED LEARNING SCENARIO FOR PRACTICUM
PRACTICUM I - Online ‘BINGO’ on Indian Education
The objective of this activity is to help student teachers acquire certain basic ICT skills as well as to develop a comprehensive picture of the development of Indian education. The activity is very simple; student teachers have to ask a set of questions - one each to one of their peers- using e-mail. Student teachers have to collect all the answers, compile them and submit it in a file electronically. The questions will be supplied individually to student teachers as an attachment to email. Select questions and ask one by one to each one of your peers.
How do the print and the visual media address the needs and issues of our education system? – A documentary analysis.
Student teachers are advised to look critically at various educational news items and special educational pull outs of print media and special educational programs of various channels for a period of two weeks and note down your observations and comments on these programs. On the basis of your observation develop a report of about 6-8 pages. Show evidences by pasting a sample of the news item or titles of the visual programs.
PRACTICUM III –
How much relevant and viable are the recent innovative schemes and programs of education development at national and state level? A critical analysis.
Student teachers are advised to go thru the websites or original documents regarding the various schemes and programs started recently by central and state governments for educational development or regulation. Prepare your notes on at least ten such schemes and submit your practicum.
How do Local Self Governments (LSGs) plan and implement educational development programs? A micro level study of …….Panchayath / municipal corporation/council.
Student teachers are advised to discuss with chairpersons of education standing committee of LSGs about education plans and their implementation. You may also collect Plan Document from the LSG office Meet the Education Implementing officer (HMs) and discuss the issues related to implementation of development projects. Prepare your report on the basis of your discussions and on the basis of the plan documents.