• Education for learning disabled,  Fundamentals of Education

    CHILD WITH LEARNING DISABILITY: HOW TO DEAL WITH

      Source: Learning by Jesper Sehested                            Are you a parent or teacher who often has to deal with children with special needs in particular child with learning disability? Are you feeling any difficulties  in understanding an dealing with them? Then you are in the right place. In this article we should try to figure out the basic concept and problems of learning disabled. It will help you to understand how to deal with the learning disabled child? And how to take care of them? What is learning disability:                  …

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    EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY: Its nature, meaning and importance

    Educational psychology is that school which studies the interrelations between psychology and education. It is a branch of applied psychology. As we know that our mental state is very much important in the process of learning. That is why educational psychology emerges. It consists of the application of psychological principles and techniques to human behavior in educational environment. What is educational psychology? Educational psychology is the study of behavior of students during teaching- learning process. In educational psychology the teacher look for any unusual or disturbed state of mind in students so as to provide remedy to them. According to Skinner, “Educational Psychology is that branch of psychology which deals…

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    A short account on Physical education

                           Education is a system through which students were prepared for future life. Physical education is a form of education. It gives importance to the development of physical health. As we know development of physical as well as mental health is very important for the growth and development of an individual.   “Exercise and recreation are as necessary as reading.  I will rather say more necessary, because health is worth more than learning.”   – Thomas Jefferson                           Perhaps, every ancient civilization gave importance in the development of physical and…

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    National development: meaning, scope and different perspectives

                            The term ‘National Development’ is very broad and comprehensive. It includes all aspects of the development of a nation namely, political, social, economic etc. So, it is a dynamic and revolutionary development of the society. Moreover, it is both qualitative and quantitative.                          According to John Vaizey, ”National development is the total effect of all citizens, forces and addition to stock of physical, human resources, knowledge and skill.”                          According to UN Decade report, ”National development…

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    PRAGMATISM and EDUCATION

                                  Pragmatism is a modern school of philosophy and plays an important role in educational system. Pragmatism is essentially a humanistic philosophy which stress that human creates his own values and course of activity.                                According to William James ”Pragmatism is a temper of mind, an attitude, it is also a theory of the nature of ideas and truths; and finally it is theory about reality”                                The…

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    NATURALISM  and  EDUCATION

                                     Naturalism is the philosophy that separates nature from God, subordinates spirit to matter and set up unchangeable laws as supreme. In naturalism efforts are made to develop personality of a child in order to make him a natural man. According to naturalism, the personality of the child disintegrates in the attempt for making it cultured and civilized. It is like destroying the useful elements of food in the attempt of making it delicious.                                 Rousseau, in his book ‘Emile’,…

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    Idealism In education

    Education is acquisition of knowledge and experience as well as the development of abilities, skills, habits, and attitudes which help a person to complete a meaningful life in this globe. Idealism is a major philosophical foundation of education. Although there were many philosophical foundations were found which gives a wide view of aim of education, curriculum, method of teaching etc. Among these ‘IDEALISM’ occupies a special role compared to others. As the name suggests idealism believes in idea and ideals. That is to say according to them the entire universe is an extension of the mind and soul. The word ‘Idealism’ has derived from ‘Ideals’ or ‘Ideas’. So according to…

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    An Essay on Education

    Education is the most important discovery of mankind. In particular it is the basic factor which counts for the development of our civilization. It is the process of acquisition of knowledge, skill, beliefs, values and habits. Often we encounter many questions such as what is Education? that how it is originated? that why it is necessary? that what are the Types of Education? that what are the different characteristics  of Education? In this article we have tried to answer these questions. What is Education?                    Education is the guiding to light in the path of our success. In other words it can be defined as the process of acquiring knowledge, belief, values,…

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    LEARNING: It’s meaning, nature and types

    Learning is relatively permanent change in behaviour resulting from conditions of practice or experience.  Also it is the act of acquiring new or modifying and reinforcing existing knowledge, behaviour, skill or value or preferences. According to Edward Gates, ”Learning is the modification of behaviour through experience and training. Erikson similarly opines that, “Learning is a process which improves our efficiency of working and making adjustments. Therefore, we can say it is a process which can be inferred from the change in performance. Furthermore it does not  happen all at once, but builds upon, and this is saved by their previous knowledge. There are some basic factors of it which includes- (a)  Arousal…

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