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Analyse the meaning, nature and functions of psychology as a science by following the historical trends in the problems and methods of various approaches in studying human behaviour so as to identify the relevance of each of these for the teaching and learning systems and practices.

Course Objectives On completion of this course, the students will be able to: 

1. understand the nature of science as a dynamic, expanding body of knowledge and as a social endeavour; 

2. understand the difference and complementarities between Science and Technology; 3. understand the need to evaluate curricula and evaluate the same on the basis of different validities;

 4. know about and critically study innovative curricular efforts in India and abroad; 5. appreciate the role of co‐curricular activities in science education; 6. understand the Constructivist approach to science instruction; 7. understand the role of assessment in the teaching –learning process in science; 8. familiarize with new, innovative trends in assessment; 9. analyze various issues in Science education 10. acquaint with the modern psychological theories and their bearing on Science curriculumdevelopment and methods of teaching 11. acquaint with the recent developments and research in modern Science education. 12. familiarize with resources for teaching/learning Science 13. appreciate linking science with society 14. familiarize with I T related inputs of science teaching. 118 15. acquaint with some modern procedures and techniques in teaching Science.

AN  ELECTIVE SOR  M ED STUDENTS

(Instructional hours – 90)

Course Learning Outcomes On the successful completion of the course, the learner will be able to: 

1. Analyse the nature and method of science

 2. Detect the landmarks in the development of science and significance of science inKCF and NCF

 3. Execute microteaching 

4. Construct lesson plans based on different models of teaching 

5. Select appropriate approaches, methods and techniques in teaching science 

6. Analyse the theoretical bases of constructivism and familiarise techniques of Implementing constructivism in class room 

7. Review the latest happenings in the state schooling procedures 

8. Focus the influence of science and science teacher in modern society 

9. Analyse the principles and stages of curriculum construction 

10. Evaluate the curriculum reforms abroad 

11. Correlate science with other subjects

 Major school subjects – languages, social sciences, mathematics and sciences.  Reasons for including different subjects – o languages – Language related skills/communication skill. o Social Sciences - Understanding Social environment, citizenship. Historical mindedness, economic efficiency etc.- o Science – development scientific attitude and temper, critical thinking, technical skills. o Mathematics – Problem solving, Reasoning abilities etc.

Importance of essential records - Admission Register - Attendance Register for Staff &

students - Stock Registers - Acquittance .Teaching Manual – Student Profile - Cumulative

Record - Service Book

EDU 02- DEVELOPMENT OF THE LEARNER

COURSE OBJECTIVES

To enable the prospective teachers to

1. understand the process of development; developmental aspects, stages, factors influencing development, developmental tasks, developmental needs and hazards

2. acquire theoretical perspectives regarding development

3. develop a sensitivity and positive attitude towards the major socio-cultural issues affecting development.

4. develop skills in observing, analyzing and adopting appropriate strategies to deal with developmental problems and hazards

5. familiarize about the research strategies and approaches to study the socio- cultural and political issues pertaining to development.

Course Learning Outcomes On the successful completion of the course, the learner will be able to: 

1. Attribute the characteristics and organization of aims, objectives and national goals of Natural Science. 

2. Check the cohesiveness and organization of Pedagogic analysis and content analysis of 8th, 9th and 10th Std. Biology textbook. 

3. Construct Lesson plan based on constructivist and behaviorist formats.

4. Check the validity and worth of various resource materials in teaching Natural Science. 

5. Plan the different co-curricular activities such as science club, science fair, science exhibition etc.

 6. Judge the criteria and procedures of various co-curricular activities in teaching Natural science.

 7. Design the science lab, science library in a school. 

8. Plan different test items based on Biology text book. 

9. Construct achievement test and diagnostic test based on Upper primary, Highschool and Higher secondary Biology text book. 

10. Judge the criteria and standard of CCE.

On completion of this course, the students will be able to: 

1. Describe the meaning and role of assessment in learning. 

2. Know the principles of assessment practices. 

3. Understand the assessment practices in various approaches of teaching

 4. Differentiate different types of assessment 

5. Identify tools and techniques for classroom assessment 

6. Develop necessary skills for preparation of achievement test and diagnostic tests 

7. Point out key issues in classroom assessment

 8. Understand how assessment can be possible in inclusive settings 

9.  Master various statistical techniques for reporting quantitative data


The Internship Program forms an integral and important component of B.Ed. programme; internship serves as a capstone experience that informs about and prepares them for the expectations of and how to succeed in the profession. Student teaching internships is an essential component for a student‘s success as a professional teacher. Student Teaching Internships provides students the opportunity to practice what has been learned on the university campus and, more importantly, it is an opportunity to continue academic and professional growth. 

COURSE OBJECTIVES

 1. To observe children and the teaching learning process in a systematic manner.

 2. To understand the content and pedagogical principles, issues and problems related to teaching

 3. To develop a repertoire of resources which can be used by the intern later in her teaching– textbooks, children‘s literature, activities, games, and excursions

 4. To participate in teaching school subjects for the children of Class VI to X. 

5. To experience the school in its totality

6. To assume the role of a regular teacher with appropriate planning taking into account the diverse needs of students and the varying contexts that impact the teaching learning process.

7. To acquire competencies and skills required for effective classroom teaching, class management and evaluation of student learning, organization of co-curricular activities, and working with the community 

8. To be able to innovate within existing systemic limitation

 9. To critically reflect on her own school experiences and keep records of the same. 

10.To learn to assess different aspects of children‘s learning without a focus only on Achievement. 

11. To develop proper professional attitudes, values and interests.

Course Learning Outcomes

 On the successful completion of the course, the learner will be able to: 

1. Co-ordinate seminar on teaching profession, competency, and soft skills.

 2. Judge the relevance of resources and agencies in professional growth of science teacher.

 3. Prepare a review based on the information collected from ERIC and INFLIBNET.

 4. Analyse the relevance of techno pedagogy, TPACK, techno-pedagogic skills of natural science teacher. 

5. Create digital resource, online publishing and analyse school biology topic by using appropriate ICT tools. 

6. Evaluate the nature of scientifically gifted students. 

7. Analyse the use of information communication technology inscience classroom. 

8. Evaluate the significance of IT resources and dynamic learningenvironment in teaching learning process. 

9. Construct an e-content in biology.

The objectives of this course are 

 To sensitise the students about the new trends in education.

 To make the students reflect and critically evaluate the new trends and

issues in education.


Online FDP Programme

Online FDP Programme

This is a free certificate course on M Learning For Students of NSS training College Ottapalam. NSSTraining college Ottapalam is launching a certificate course on M-learning for students of the college. Interested students can join the course by using the following link. There is no registration fee and at the end of the course, a certificate will be issued from the college to the students who have secured 75% marks in the online examination. The number of seats for the course is limited to 40.

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