F-2.3 COGNITION AND LEARNING
This course offers an in-depth study of processes of cognition and learning and their socio cultural contexts. The course also deals with significant features off different theoretical approaches to the study of cognition and their educational applications.
F-2.4 LANGUAGE ACQUISITION
The aim of this course is to study the processes and patterns of language acquisition in children, and to examine the varying theoretical perspective and linkages with formal language learning.
F-2.5 HUMAN RELATIONS AND COMMUNICATION
The course attempts to develop the conceptual bases for exploring and understanding student's own self and the dynamics of dynamic of identity formation. It further seeks to develop in students a capacity to reflect on education as a relational processes, requiring communication skills, social sensitivity and receptivity.
F-2.1 LANGUAGE ACROSS THE CURRICULUM
This course aims to promote an understanding of language characteristics off learners, language usage, socio-cultural aspects of language learning, language as a process and the functional use of language across the curriculum.
Liberal courses offer studies in a specific discipline with academic rigor. These are designed to enrich knowledge-base to allow for further study in the chosen discipline and its pedagogy.
Our college offers three liberal courses which are
O-2.1 ENGLISH I
O-2.3 MATHS I
O-2.8 POLITICAL SCIENCE I
PR-2.3 OBSERVING CHILDREN
The practicum course on observing children provides opportunity for undertaking systematic observations in various naturalistic and semi-structured settings. Through specific assignments, students come in contact with children; construct scientific ways of understanding them l while also getting a chance to test universal developmental concepts.
PR 2.4 SELF DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOPS
The self-development workshops have been conceptualized to facilitate further the teacher trainee's process of personal development. The workshop aim to complement the learnings of the theory course on Human Relations and Communications. Self-development workshops are essentially meant to cover broad areas of : one's own attitudes , the ability to communicate and relate with children and adults and developing one's own personal aim and vision as a teacher and as a person.
PR-2.5 PHYSICAL EDUCATION
The essential aim of this course is to impart knowledge about physical activity, which is an important element in developing the quality of life. Physical education in B.El.Ed. ought to hold the promise of developing two crucial perspectives: first, sound physical and mental health is not absence of disease and second , body confidence, an important element of physical education is intimately related to an overall sense of well being and self worth. Another significant aspect of physical education is to develop a spirit of participation rather than competition. For this purpose equal importance is given to educating students on the fundamentals of physical education in actual field situations where they are instructed on minor games, lead up games and ultimately the actual game situation. They also provide inputs on psychological interaction and first-aid for actual situations on field.
COLLOQUIA: STORY TELLING AND CHILDREN'S LITERATURE
Through this colloquia activity, students are trained to examine and develop a criterion of evaluating children's literature, develop skills of building resources for children and hone their story-telling skills.