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Publisher:Shipra Publications
Published In:2008
ISBN-10:8175412488
ISBN-13:9788175412484
Binding Type:Paperback
Pages:pp. 471

The Title "Education in Emerging India Teachers' Role in Society" is written by S. Gupta. This book was published in the year 2008. The ISBN number 8175412488|9788175412484 is assigned to the Paperback version of this title. This book also comes in Hardback . This book has total of pp. 471 (Pages). The publisher of this title is Shipra Publications. We have about 747 other great books from this publisher. Education in Emerging India Teachers' Role in Society is currently Available with us.

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About the Book

The Book attempts to analyse the role of education in bringing about a peaceful and silent revolution for ushering in an era of harmony, peace, progress and prosperity in India. Various emerging problems of education in India are discussed in their philosophical, sociological and global perspectives. The special focus of this publication is on the realization of the aspirations, ideals and values as enshrined in the constitution of India and the vital role of education in this task. Role of education in population planning, conservation, protection and promotion of environment, eradicating poverty and generation employment, and strengthening emotional and national integration is suitably highlighted.

About the Author

S. Gupta is Post Graduate from Delhi University, Delhi and has been associated with teaching since 1986. She has widely travelled abroad and participated in several seminars. She has co-authored two books with Sh. J.C. Aggarwal, a prolific writer.

Contents

Preface

I. EDUCATION : NATURE AND MEANING :
1. Significance of Education
2. Divergent Views on the Meaning of Education
3. Views of Great Indian and Western thinkers on Education
4. Analysis of Some Definitions of Education
5. Nature of Education
6. Broad and Narrow Meaning of Education
7. Formal, Non-Formal and Informal Nature of Education : Their Comparison
8. What Education is not and What Education is
9. Functions of Education
10. Scope of Education
11. Characteristics of the Process of Education

II. OBJECTIVES OF EDUCATION IN RELATION TO TIME AND PLACE :
1. Significance of Aims and Objectives in Education
2. Aims and Objectives of Education : According to the State of Time and Place i.e., Society at a Particular Time and Place
3. General Aims of Education
4. Controversy Over Individual and Social Aims and Objectives in Education
5. Individual Aim and Objective in Education
6. Social Aim in Education
7. Important Social Aims of Education Accepted by Democratic States
8. Synthesis between Individual and Social Aim of Education
9. Sea Change in the Situation and in the Objectives of Education in India
10. Functions and Directions of Education in India : Factors Influencing the Aims of Education in India

III. ROUSSEAU (1712-1778) :
1. Brief Life Sketch of Rousseau
2. Publications of Rousseau and Essence of His Writings
3. Rousseau's Suicide
4. Rousseau's Views on Educational Theory and Practices
5. Emile' : An Important Treatise on Education
6. An Analysis of Rousseau's Views on Education
7. Rousseau's Contribution to Education

IV. JOHN HENRICH PESTALOZZI (1746-1827) :
1. Brief Life Sketch of Pestalozzi
2. Publications of Pestalozzi
3. Main Educational Ideas and Practices Propounded by Pestalozzi
4. Anschauung' of Pestalozzi
5. Major Contributions of Pestalozzi
6. Limitations of Pestalozzi's Educational Ideas and Practices
7. Summing up

V. John Dewey (1857-1950) :
1. Brief Life Sketch of John Dewey
2. Publications of John Dewey
3. Dewey's Views on Various Aspects of Education
4. Functions of the School : School Related to Social Life
5. Laboratory School, University of Chicago
6. Essence of John Dewey's Work : Contribution to Education
7. Evaluation of Dewey's Work

VI. Bertrand Russell (1872-1970) :
1. Brief Life Sketch of Russell
2. Publications of Russell
3. Basic Ideas of the Philosophy of Russell
4. Logical Atomism of Russell
5. Russell's Views on Education
6. Beacon Hill School
7. Russell's Scheme of Education
8. Contribution of Russell to Education
9. Evaluation of Russell's Contribution to Education

VII. INDIAN THOUGHT AND ITS CONTRIBUTION TO EDUCATIONAL PRACTICES :
1. Meaning of Indian Thought
2. Chief Sources of Indian Thought
3. Vedic Thought
4. Educational Implications of the Vedic Thought
5. Philosophic Thought as Contained in the Upanishads
6. Philosophical Thought of the Bhagwad Gita
7. Educational Implications of Philosophic Thought of Gita
8. Systems of Philosophy and Their Educational Implications
9. Salient Features of Indian Thought and Implications

10. VIII. PHILOSOPHY AND EDUCATION : SIGNIFICANCE OF STUDYING PHILOSOPHY IN UNDERSTANDING EDUCATIONAL PRACTICES AND PROBLEMS :
11. Philosophy is Old as Human Life: Significance of Philosophy
12. Meaning and Definition of Philosophy
13. Chief Characteristics of Philosophy
14. Why Do We Need Philosophy?
15. Scope of Philosophy : Different Areas of Philosophy
16. Relationship between Philosophy and Education : Their Interdependence
17. All Great Philosophers as Great Educators
18. Significance of Studying Philosophy in Understanding Educational Practices and Trends : Contribution of Philosophy to Education
19. Teacher's Role and the Knowledge of Philosophy

IX. REALISM WITH REFERENCE TO ARISTOTLE AND Jainism :
1. Realism
2. Meaning and Definition of Realism
3. Basic Concepts of Realism
4. Contribution of Realism to Education
5. Limitations of Realism
6. Main Forms of Realism
7. Aristotle (384-322 B.C.)
8. Aristotle's Philosophy of Realism and Its Implications
9. Chief Features of Aristotle's Educational Philosophy and Practices
10. Evaluation of Aristotle's Views
11. Origin and Sources of Jain Philosophy
12. Principal Tenets of Jainism
13. Educational Implications of Jainism
14. Jainism and Realism

X. NATURALISM WITH REFERENCE TO ROUSSEAU AND Rabindranath Tagore :
1. Meaning of Naturalism
2. Chief Characteristics of Naturalism
3. Types of Naturalism
4. Prominent Naturalist Philosophers
5. Naturalists and Its Various Dimensions of Education (Implications of Naturalism in Education)
6. Limitations of Naturalism in Education
7. Contribution of Naturalism to Education
8. Essence of Rousseau's Naturalism
9. Rousseau's Naturalism in Edu-cation
10. Rousseau's Naturalism and His Theory of Negative Education
11. Limitations of Rousseau's Naturalism in Education
12. Contribution of Rousseau to Education
13. Brief Life Sketch of Tagore : Tagore a Multi-splendored Personality
14. Tagore's Publications
15. Tagore's Naturalism: Background of Tagore's Naturalism
16. Chief Characteristics of Tagore's Naturalism in Education
17. Tagore's Contribution to Education

XI. IDEALISM WITH REFERENCE TO PLATO, SOCRATES AND ADVATIA PHILOSOPHY :
1. Meaning of Idealism
2. Chief Exponents of Idealism
3. Fundamental Principles of Idealism
4. Idealism in Education
5. Limitations and Weaknesses of Idealism
6. Contribution of Idealism to Educational Theory and Practice
7. Brief Life Sketch of Plato
8. Plato's Publications
9. Plato as an Idealist Philosopher
10. Plato's Views on Different Dimensions of Education
11. Plato's Dialectic
12. Contribution of Plato to Educational Thought and Practices
13. Brief Life Sketch of Socrates
14. Socrates' Philosophy
15. Socratic Method of Instruction : Dialectic Method
16. Educational Implications of Socrates' Philosophy
17. Shankara or Sankara Acharya (788-820 A.D.)
18. Essence of Sankara's Philosophy : Advaitvad
19. Educational Implications of Advaitvad

XII. PRAGMATISM WITH REFERENCE TO DEWEY'S INSTRUMENTALISM AND EXPERIMENTALISM :
1. Meaning, Definition and Forms of Pragmatism
2. Chief Promoters of Pragmatism in Modern Times
3. Broad Features of Pragmatism in Education
4. Limitations of Pragmatism
5. Contribution of Pragmatism to Education
6. Pragmatism with Reference to Dewey's Instrumentalism and Experimentalism
7. Educational Implications of Instrumentalism
8. Experimentalism
9. Role of the Schools: Educational Implications
10. Instructional Process and Dewey's Instrumentalism and Experimentalism : Contribution of Pragmatism
11. Comparative Impact of Idealism, Naturalism and Pragmatism on Educational Theory and Practice

XIII. HUMANISM : HISTORICAL, SCIENTIFIC AND Buddhism :
1. Meaning of Humanism
2. Factors that gave rise to Modern Humanism
3. Chief Characteristics of Humanism
4. Some Prominent Western and Indian Humanists
5. Educational Implications of Humanism
6. Historical Humanism
7. Scientific Humanism
8. Humanism of Buddhism or Buddhist Humanism
9. Basic Tenets of Buddhist Philosophy
10. Educational Implications of Buddhist Philosophy

XIV. CHILD-CENTRED EDUCATION : CONCEPT OF A LEARNER WITH REFERENCE TO GIJU BHAI :
1. Meaning of Child-Centred Education
2. Prominent Educators Who Stress Child-Centred Education
3. Why Child-Centred Education?
4. Implications of Child-Centred Education
5. Role of the Teacher in Child-Centred Education
6. Limitations of Child-Centred Education
7. Child-Centred Education and Teacher-Centred Education
8. Concept of the Learner With Reference to Gijubhai as Teacher Educator
9. Brief Life Sketch of Gijubhai
10. Bases of Gijubhai's Philosophy : Concept of the Learner
11. Contribution of Gijubhai

XV. MAHATMA Gandhi (1869-1948) : BASIC TENETS OF BASIC EDUCATION :
1. Brief Life Sketch of Gandhiji
2. Principal Features of Gandhiji's Philosophy of Life
3. Factors that Influenced Gandhiji's Philosophy of Life and Philosophy of Education
4. Thoughts of Gandhiji on Various Dimensions of Education in His Own Words
5. Gandhiji's Philosophy : A Mix of Idealism, Pragmatism and Naturalism
6. Gandhiji's Dissatisfaction with the Existing System of Education and Formulation of Basic Systems of Education
7. Origin of Basic Education, (Nai Talem) Wardha Scheme or System of Education
8. Curriculum of Basic Education as It Emerged in Due Course
9. Tenets Merits of Basic Education/Chief Features
10. Criticism of Basic Education
11. Future of Basic Education and the Education Commission (1964-66)

XVI. GIJUBHAI AND 'WORLD OF CHILDREN' (1885-1939) :
1. Gijubhai : A Great Pioneer in Pre-Primary Education in India
2. Gijubhai's 'World of Children'
3. Environment of the Bal Mandir (Children's School or Children's Temple or Children's World)
4. Gijubhai as an Author

XVII. Swami Vivekananda (1863-1902): MAN-MAKING EDUCATION :
1. Brief Life Sketch of Swami Vivekananda
2. Principal Features of Swami Vivekananda's Philosophy
3. Swami Vivekananda's Philosophy of Education
4. Swami Vivekananda on Various Aspects of Education
5. Contribution of Swami Vivekananda to Education: Relevance of His Views Today
6. Concept of Man-Making Education
7. Chief Elements of Man-Making Education
8. Educational Implications of Man-Making Education

XVIII. Sri Aurobindo GHOSE (1872-1950): INTEGRAL EDUCATION: ITS BASIC PRINCIPLES AND STAGES :
1. Brief Life Sketch of Sri Aurobindo
2. Most Prominent Features of Aurobindo's Philosophy
3. Sri Aurobindo's Main Ideas on Education
4. National System of Education
5. Contribution of Sri Aurobindo to Education
6. Select Quotes of Sri Aurobindo on Education
7. Meaning of Integral Education
8. Two-fold Bases of Integrated Education
9. Task of Integral Education
10. Measures for Achieving the Ends of Integral Education

XIX. FREDERICH AUGUST FROEBEL (1782-1852): THE PLAY-WAY METHOD :
1. Brief Life Sketch of Froebel
2. Froebel's Interest in Education
3. Main Features of Froebel's Educational Philosophy and Principles
4. Meaning, Objective and Environment of the Kindergarten
5. Chief Characteristics of Kindergarten
6. Meaning of Play-Way
7. Principles of Play-Way Method
8. Gifts, Occupations, Songs, Gestures and Construction in the Play-Way
9. Play-Way Activities Based on Gifts and Educational Objectives: Some Examples
10. Role of the Teacher
11. Merits of Froebel's Play-Way Method
12. Limitations of Froebel's Play-Way Method
13. Froebel's Contribution to Educational Thought and Principles

XX. Maria Montessori (1870-1952) : THE DIDACTIC APPARATUS :
1. Brief Life Sketch
2. Origin of Children's House and Development of the Montessori Method
3. Contact Between Mahatma Gandhi and Maria Montessori
4. Essence of Montessori's Philosophy
5. Publications of Madam Montessori
6. Chief Features of Montessori's Educational Theory and Principles
7. Children's House
8. Meaning of Didactic Apparatus
9. Didactic Apparatus
10. Forms of Didactic Apparatus
11. Details of the Didactic Apparatus and Its Application
12. Evaluation of the Montessori Method and Didactic Apparatus
13. Contribution of Maria Montessori to Educational thoughts and Practices
14. Comparison between Froebel and Montessori

XXI. INDIAN CONSTITUTION : DIRECTIVE PRINCIPLES AND ARTICLES RELATING TO EDUCATION :
1. The Constitution of India as a Guiding Force and Source of Inspiration
2. Constitution of India at a Glance
3. Chief Features of the Constitution of India
4. Summary of the Salient Features of the Constitution of India
5. Significance of the Directive Principles of State Policy
6. Provisions of Articles contained in the Directive Principles of State Policy
7. Nature of the Directive Principles of State Policy
8. Implementation of the Directive Principles of State Policy
9. Federal Structure of Indian State : Division of Responsibilities
10. Articles in the Constitution Relating to Education
11. Controversy on Putting Education in the Concurrent List
12. National Policy on Education (1986 and as amended in 1992) : Meaningful Partnership

XXII. SECULARISM, SOCIAL GOALS, DEMOCRACY AND SOCIALIST PATTERN OF SOCIETY :
1. Secularism in the Indian Constitution
2. Indian Concept of Secularism and a Secular State
3. Constitutional Provisions and Secularism
4. Educational Implications of Secularism
5. Meaning of Social Goals
6. Constitutional Provisions for the Achievement of Social Goals
7. Meaning and Definition of Democracy
8. Significance of Each Letter in the term Democracy : Values of Democracy
9. Dimensions of Democracy
10. Most Essential Elements of Democracy
11. Relationship between Democracy and Education
12. Democracy in Education
13. Meaning of a Socialist Pattern of Society
14. Major Policy Provisions in the Constitution for the Development of a Socialist Pattern of Society
15. Role of Education in Establishing a Socialist Pattern of Society

XXIII. NATIONAL INTEGRATION AND EMOTIONAL INTEGRATION : ECONOMIC PLANNING :
1. Meaning of National and Emotional Integration
2. Why National and Emotional Integration! Need for National and Emotional Integration
3. Role of Education in Developing National Integration
4. Appointment of the Emotional Integration Committee (1961) and its Recommendations
5. Major Recommendations of the Emotional Integration Committee
6. Programmes Undertaken for Promoting National Integration
7. Importance of Planning in Socio-Economic Development
8. Socio-Economic Profile of India on the Eve of Independence. Harmful Consequences of the British Rule. Need for Planning
9. Main Objectives of Planning in India
10. Planning Machinery : Planning Commission
11. Evaluation of Socio-Economic Achievement During Planning
12. Objectives of Educational Planning in India
13. Evaluation of Achievements in the Field of Education

XXIV. SOCIOLOGICAL BASIS OF EDUCATION :
1. Origin, Meaning and Definition of Sociology
2. Meaning of Sociological Basis of Education : Educational Sociology
3. Scope of Educational Sociology and its Development
4. Sociological Basis of Education : Importance of Educational Sociology : Contribution of Educational Sociology to Education
5. Meaning of Society
6. Relationships between Individual and Individual
7. Norms of the Society and Relationship between Individual and Society
8. Norms of the Existing Social Order and the Old Social Order
9. Meaning of Liberal Education
10. Merits of the Utilitarian Education
11. Synthesis between Liberal Education and Utilitarian Education : Complete Living Education
12. Role of Education in Economic Development : Views of Great Thinkers
13. Ways and Means in Which Education Contributes to Economic Development

XXV. EDUCATION AND SOCIAL CHANGE : EDUCATION AND NATIONAL WELFARE, EDUCATION AND HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT :
1. Meaning of Social Change
2. Causes/Factors of Social Change
3. Process of Social Change
4. Education as an Instrument of Social Change
5. Inter-relationship between Education and Social Change
6. Agencies of Education and Social Change
7. School as a Social Institution and an Agent of Social Change and the Role of the Teacher
8. Meaning of National Welfare
9. National Development and national Welfare
10. Meaning of Human Resource Development and Its Need
11. Education Commission 1964-66 on the Importance of Manpower Development
12. Estimates Involved in Human Resource Development or Manpower Planning
13. Limitations of the Manpower or Human Development Approach

XXVI. NATIONAL INTEGRATION, CULTURAL HERITAGE: CONTRIBUTION OF DIFFERENT RELIGIONS, RELIGIOUS FESTIVALS :
1. Meaning of National Integration
2. Why National Integration?
3. Hindrances and Obstacles in National Integration
4. Role of Education in National Integration
5. Role of Teachers and Educational Institutions in Achieving National Integration through Democratic Interaction
6. Role of the Teachers in Promoting National Integration
7. Rich Cultural Heritage of India
8. Meaning of Culture and Cultural Heritage
9. Chief Characteristics of Indian Cultural Heritage
10. Major Influences in Indian Culture
11. Cultural Heritage and Education
12. Meaning of Religion and Tenets of Each Religion in Brief
13. Integrative Influence of Religions on Cultural Values
14. Philosophy of Celebration of Festivals and Description of Some Festivals
15. A Comprehensive List of Indian Principal Festivals and Anniversaries

XXVII. MEANING OF A NEW SOCIAL ORDER : ERADICATION OF ILLITERACY, EQUALITY OF OPPORTUNITY :
1. Meaning of a New Social Order
2. Social Order as Envisaged in Directive Principles of State Policy
3. Illiteracy in India in the World Context
4. Measures for Eradicating Illiteracy
5. Promotion of Adult Education/Literacy in India
6. Need for Social, Cultural and Economic Equality
7. Measures for the Development of SCs and STs
8. Progress Achieved in the Promotion of Education of SCs and STs in India Since Independence
9. The Measures Contemplated for Education of SCs Include
10. Promotion of Education Among STs
11. Other Backward Classes (OBCs)

XXVIII. EDUCATION OF THE DISABLED. ELIMINATING GENDER BIAS. EDUCATION OF THE MINORITIES :
1. Meaning of the Disabled Persons and the Magnitude of the Issues
2. National Policy on Education (1986 and 1992) on the Education of the Handicapped
3. Meaning of Gender Bias and Its Indicators
4. Role of Women
5. Measures for the Uplift of Women and Removing Gender Bias
6. Acts Passed in Independent India for the Welfare and Empowerment of Women
7. Total Population of Minorities in India and Prominent Characteristics
8. Specific Constitutional Provisions Regarding Cultural and Educational Rights of Minorities
9. National Policy on Education (1986 and 1992) on Education of the Minorities
10. National Commission for Minority Educational Institutions

XXIX. DISTANCE EDUCATION-GREEN AND CLEAN SOCIETY (ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION) :
1. Meaning of the Concept of Distance Education
2. Objectives, Merits and Limitations of Distance Education
3. Brief History of Distance Education in India
4. Problems and Suggestions for Improvement of Distance Education
5. Meaning of Green and Clean Society : Need for Such a Society
6. Green Area in India and Measures for Preservation Protection and Promotion
7. Major Steps Taken by the Government of India Towards A Green and Clean society
8. Better Life and Environment
9. Meaning and Type of Environment
10. Pollution Control
11. Meaning of Environmental Education
12. Goals, Objectives and Guiding Principles of Environmental Education
13. Curricular Patterns of Environmental Education

XXX. POVERTY LESS SOCIETY THROUGH PLANNING : POPULATION AND AVAILABLE RESOURCES, NEW PROGRAMMES :
1. Meaning of Poverty and its Extent in the World and India
2. Poverty in India in the World Context
3. Need for Population Planning in India
4. Population Planning
5. Population Planning : National Population Policy of India and its Chief Features
6. Meaning of Population Education
7. Objectives, Need and Importance of Population Education
8. Population Education Programme
9. Problems and Suggestions for Introducing Population Education
10. Planning Resources

XXXI. AGENCIES OF EDUCATION :
1. Different Types of Agencies of Education
2. Broad Classification of Agencies of Education
3. No Watertight Division of Agencies of Education
4. Family as an Agency of Education
5. School as an Agency of Education
6. Functions of the School in Behavioural Terms
7. Community as an Agency of Education
8. Mass Media as Agencies of Education

XXXII. Paramhansa Yogananda (1893-1952) : PHILOSOPHY AND ITS IMPACT ON EDUCATION :
1. Brief Like Sketch of Shri Paramhansa
2. Essence of Yogananda's Teachings and Philosophy
3. Paramhansa Yogananda Kriya Yoga
4. A True Yogi According to Parmahansa
5. True Religion
6. Paramhansa's Views on Education
7. Education for Life
8. Why Education for Life
9. Knowing Four Tools which Relate us to Life
10. Four Stages and Contents of Education

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