Department of Education

about the department

Education is a process, which transmits accumulated knowledge, values, and skills from generation to another. In general, sense, Education is an act or experience, which has a formative effect on the character, mind, and physical ability of the people. Faith, diligent practice, increases knowledge. Human life is bound to the synthesis of creation. In an attempt to grasp him deeply, the analysis has become inevitable. From this analysis, it has noticed that, in the human life, two aspects are present. One is the direction of its Biological Aspect and another is the direction of its Sociological Aspect. In this combination of both sides, his life flow remains intact. Thinkers think that the social or cultural needs of the people that are inherent in human life can satisfied only by Education. People are full of life through Education. Education is the general sense is any act or experience that has a formative effect on the mind, character or physical ability of an individual. In its technical sense, Education is the process by which society deliberately transmits its accumulated knowledge, skills and values from one generation to another.

Course Outcomes:
Semester I (B.A. General) DSC 1A/GE 1
Philosophical Foundation of Education

After completion, the course the learners will be able to:
Discuss the meaning, nature, scope and aims of education (i.e. Individualistic, Socialistic and Democratic view). Understand the contributions of Philosophy in the discipline of Education. Explain the factors of education, their relationships and forms of Education likes Formal, Informal and Open Education. Develop insights to apply the above competencies in the practices of education. Discuss value and Education, their relationship and importance of Values in Education. To be acquainted with the contribution of great educators or educational philosophies of Rabindranath Tagore, S. Radhakrishnan and F. W. A. Froebel.

Semester II (B.A. General) DSC 1B/GE 2
Psychological Foundation of Education
After completion, the course the learners will be able to:
Discuss the Relationship between Psychology and Education, Branches of psychology and uses. Describe the concept, nature and Contribution of Educational Psychology. Know the patterns of different aspects of human developments and relate this knowledge with Education. Explain the influence of growth and development in education. Describe Importance of Piaget’s Cognitive Development and Kohlberg’s Moral Development in Education. Discuss concept, nature, types, and determinants of Attention and role of Attention in Education. Discuss concept, nature, types of Memory, process of Memorization and Causes of Forgetting. Describe Concept, characteristics, types, Measurement of Personality (MMPI) and Importance of Personality in Education Personality Theory by Freud.

Semester III (B.A. General) DSC 1C/GE 3
Development of Educational Policies since Independence
After completion, the course the learners will be able to:
Acquaint with the education system of modern India and with the education system of colonial India. Recognize the development of education at different levels. Determine the current trends of education in India. Identify the important problems and their needed solutions in the field of education in India. Discuss the development of education in India in historical perspectives. Describe the salience Understand the development of educational policies in ancient and medieval period. Understand the development of educational policies for the period 1813 to 1947. Understand the development of educational policies for the period 1947 to 1970. Understand the development of educational policies for the period 1970 to 2000. Understand the development of educational policies for the period 2000 to 2016. Elaborate the National Policy on Education and National Education System. SSM, RMSA of Universalization of Elementary Education. Explain the concept, role of Higher Education and RUSA and PWD act.

Semester IV (B.A. General) DSC 1D/GE 4
Evaluation in Education
After completion, the course the learners will be able to:
Discuss the concepts, principles, types and importance of Evaluation in the field of education. Explain Comparison between Evaluation and Measurement. Explain the different types of measuring scales. Describe different types of Tools and Techniques (i.e. Questionnaire, Interview, Observation and CRC) in the field of Education. Describe Comparison between Evaluation and Examination. Discuss Concept, types and characteristics of Educational Test and Difference between Educational and Psychological Tests. Describe the concept, utility, tabulation of statistics and its use in education. Discuss concept, types uses of Measurement of Variability and Calculation SD and QD.

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Semester V (B.A. General) DSE 1A
Sociological Foundation of Education
After completion, the course the learners will be able to:
Discuss the concept, nature and scope of Sociology of Education and Educational sociology. Discuss Relation between Education and Sociology and Relation between Sociology and Philosophy. Describe the Social Groups and their Role in Education. Define socialization and Social Agencies of Education. Explain the Social change and its impact on Education. Explain Emerging Social Issues in India like Population Explosions, Poverty and Unemployment.
Psychology of Learning
After completion, the course the learners will be able to:
Discuss the concept, nature of higher mental processes (Intelligence), Measurement and Theories of Intelligence. Describe the meaning and concept of learning and influencing factors. Explain the application of learning theories in classroom situation. Discuss the concept and measurement of creativity. Describe Relationship between Creativity and Psychology.
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Semester VI (B.A. General) DSE 1B
Ancient Indian Education and Contemporary Issues in Indian Education
After completion, the course the learners will be able to:
Identify the educational problems faced by Backward Community. Discuss the development of education in India in historical perspectives. Describe the salience features of education in India: Brahamanic and Buddhist system of Education. Develop an understanding of significant trends in contemporary education. Develop awareness of various organizations and their role in the implementation of policies and programmers. Explain focus attention on certain major national and social issues and role of education in relation to them. Develop understanding of the concept and need for Women education.

Guidance and Counselling in Education
After completion, the course the learners will be able to:
Understanding the meaning and importance of guidance and counselling. Develop the ability to interpret various records for assessing the student’s strengths and weaknesses. Understand the qualities of an ideal counselor. Develop interest in one’s own personal and professional growth. Understand the concepts of adjustment and maladjustment. Understand the concept of mental health and processes of healthy adjustment and good interpersonal relationships. Describe basic data necessary for guidance and techniques of data collection.

Semester VI (B.A. General) GE 1
Teacher Education in India
After completion, the course the learners will be able to:
Understand the meaning, scope, objectives of teacher education and its development in India. Develop in the students an understanding about the Pre-service and Post-service in India. Acquaint the students with different agencies of teacher education in India and their roles and functions. Discuss Modern concept in Teacher Education.

Semester VI (B.A. General) GE 2
Inclusive Education in India
After completion, the course the learners will be able to:
Discuss the Concept, nature, need of Inclusive Education. Explain the development of competencies for Inclusive Education in British and Post-Independence period. Discuss the Adult and Social Education and Issues in Inclusive Education. Discuss the Role of teacher in Inclusive Classroom setting

Semester VI (B.A. General & Hons) SEC 1
Development Skill for Social Awareness
After completion, the course the learners will be able to:
Describe the basic concept of Social Awareness. Discuss need for development of Social Awareness Programme. Explain Planning of Social Awareness Programme and Skill development in Social Awareness. Discuss concept of NCC, NSS Traffic awareness and Various Literacy Programme.

Semester VI (B.A. General and Honors) SEC 2
Development of Observational Skill
After completion, the course the learners will be able to:
Describe the basic concept, Classification, Advantages and Disadvantages of Observation. Explain Planning and execution of Observation Skill. Developed Observation and Writing Skill with visit to a socio-cultural Event like Book Fair, Local Cultural Fair, Market Survey etc.

Programme Specific Outcomes:
The newborn infant is a helpless human being. He has neither any friend nor enemy. He is not aware of the social customs and traditions. He has influenced by the informal and formal agencies of Education. Education is able to instill in the child a sense of maturity and responsibility by bringing in him the desired changes according to his needs and demands of ever changing society, of which is an integral part. Not only the education culturists’ the individual and help him in his needs all over the world. Thus, Education develops the individual like a flower, which distributes its fragrances all over the environment. In this sense, Education is that conductive process which drags a person from darkness, poverty and misery by developing his individuality in all its aspects – Physical, Mental, Emotional and Social. With this type of all round development, he becomes a responsible, dynamic, resourceful, enterprising citizen of strong good moral character who uses all his capacities contributing is best to national honor, National glory, National culture, and civilization of the nation of which is a part, an integral part. Education educates the person’s social and cultural needs and creates a perfect personality.
Education is a process, which transmits accumulated knowledge, values, and skills from generation to another. In general, sense, Education is an act or experience, which has a formative effect on the character, mind, and physical ability of the people. Faith, diligent practice, increases knowledge. Human life is bound to the synthesis of creation. In an attempt to grasp him deeply, the analysis has become inevitable. From this analysis, it has noticed that, in the human life, two aspects are present. One is the direction of its Biological Aspect and another is the direction of its Sociological Aspect. In this combination of both sides, his life flow remains intact. Thinkers think that the social or cultural needs of the people that are inherent in human life can satisfied only by Education. People are full of life through Education. Education is the general sense is any act or experience that has a formative effect on the mind, character or physical ability of an individual. In its technical sense, Education is the process by which society deliberately transmits its accumulated knowledge, skills and values from one generation to another.
B.A. Education or Bachelor of Arts in Education is an Undergraduate Academic Degree Course. Education is the means through which the aims and habits of a group of people lives on from one generation to the next. It can pursue either as a Regular course or as a Distance Education Course, the duration being the same, unless mentioned by the institute. This degree course meant for future educators and education administrators.
After completion of the course, Graduates may get opportunities in areas like Museums, Public relations and Journalism, Editing and Publishing houses, Educational departments, Creative, Technical writing, Home tuition, etc. and work in positions like Teacher, Advisor, Novelist, Public relation journalist, etc. They should be of the mind to lead and participate in discussions and have confidence in their own opinions, work with others when presenting ideas and information. The major job option after this course is school level teaching since it is a course specially designed to fulfill the prerequisites of a teacher at the high school level.

B.A. Education Course Suitability:

Students should known about educational issues, theories of learning, equality and diversity, education policy and practice.
They must have creativity and education, understanding of education in Philosophical, Psychological, Communication Skill, Social, Political and Economic contexts.
Those who want to go for further higher studies also are suitable for it.
Students those who are interested in Education and its related areas, etc. are most suitable for this course.
Those who are willing to go for teaching fields at higher degree level i.e. college and university level both in private and govt. institutions.
They should have good communication and interpersonal skills, which are necessary for it. They developed his humanity, honesty and good behavior through Education.
They should also be hard worker, patient and up to date with knowledge in their field of career.

B.A. Education Course Beneficial:

There are excellent prospects in teaching within primary education, including subject specific teaching. Newly qualified Teachers (NQTs) have one of the highest employment rates of all graduates and are in great demand, especially those who are in trained in particular subjects.

At the secondary level, teachers are required to processes a degree in their functional area, in addition to the Bachelors in Education degree. One can take a various jobs types like Tutors, Researchers, CEO of School, Day-Care Centre, Camp Organizer, Part Time Consultants in related fields like Economists can offer their expertise to Companies, Engineers And Academic Labs can develop products for Private Industry; Humanities, Professors can contribute articles to Newspapers and Magazines.

They can go for further studies for Master Degree and then for research works.

They can go for higher degree programmes in respective subjects such as Masters Degree and then for research work.

They should work independently, develop time managements, skills,, for example, when meeting essay deadlines; plan and research written work; articulate knowledge and understanding of texts, concepts and theories.

They should be of the mind to lead and participate in discussions and have confidence in your own opinions; work with others when presenting ideas and information.

 

faculty

Vision

To develop an original student who should be able to weigh evidence to follow and criticize argument and put his own value on authorities.

 

Mission

“We may forego material benefits but we cannot forego our right and opportunity to reap the benefit of higher education to the fullest extent as education is the greatest material benefit”.—-Dr. B. R. Ambedkar

Affiliation

Affiliated to West Bengal State University,Barasat.
Govt.Aided College.