Relationship between philosophy and education (Foundation of Education unit 6)

Introduction Education without philosophy is a blind whereas philosophy without education becomes lame. The relationship between them can be discussed on the basis of following points; Both philosophy and education are related to human civilization. The aim of education will never attain complete clearness on itself without philosophy Philosophy and education are like two sides … Read more

General Introduction of Eastern Philosophy

Introduction In the Eastern world, a variety of philosophies keep on developing throughout the passage of history. A number of philosophers and a variety of philosophies arise and come to existence in the eastern part of the world concerning philosophical views on education. Eastern philosophy remains very subtle and extended. Veda is regarded as the … Read more

Scope/Fields/Branches of Philosophy

There are three branches/fields/branches of philosophy viz; Metaphysics (Theory of reality) Epistemology; (Theory of knowledge) Axiology; (Theory of value) Metaphysics (Theory of Reality) Metaphysics is related to the search for ultimate truth. It investigates the nature of being and the world. It is concerned with explaining the fundamental nature of being and the world. Metaphysics … Read more

Meaning and Definition of philosophy | Purpose of Philosophy | B.Ed First Year

Meaning of Philosophy The English word ‘philosophy’ is derived from two Greek words ‘Philos’ and ‘ Sophia’. The word ‘Philos’ means intense love and ‘Sophia’ means knowledge or wisdom. So, etymologically, philosophy is the love for knowledge or love for wisdom. The one who loves knowledge or wisdom is named as a philosopher. ‘Darshan’ is … Read more

Teacher effectiveness | Qualities of a good teacher | B.Ed. Note

“If you want to be an effective teacher, do what an effective teacher does.” Teachers’ teaching can be termed as effective if it produces desired change in the behaviour of students. The effectiveness of a teacher depends on the qualities he/she possesses. The qualities required in a teacher are as follows: Personal qualities Social qualities … Read more

Teaching training and its importance | B.Ed Note

Training refers to a process of shaping the conduct and skills that involve power, motion, duration, and coordination among sensory organs, muscles, and principles of learning by doing, practice and feedback. According to Torpey, “Training refers to a process of developing skills, habit, knowledge, and attitudes in employment.” Since teaching is a skillful job, the … Read more

Is Teaching a Science or an Art | B.Ed first year/BICT first semester note

Teaching is the process of facilitating the learners in order to achieve the expected learning outcomes with the assistant of teachers. Since teaching is a very complex phenomenon, there lies controversy about whether teaching is science or art. However, there are two views on the nature of teaching. Teaching as a science Teaching as an … Read more

Behaviourism and Its Educational Implications

Behaviorism was formally founded by John  B. Watson in 1913. During the 19th Century, these were similar views to psychoanalytic and Gestalt movements in psychology but in the 20th Century, there was a result of cognitive revolution and in the 21st Century, behavior analysis emerges as a  thriving field in psychology. The behaviorism theorists are … Read more

Cognitive Theory of Piaget

Jean Piaget a Swiss biologist as well as a Psychologist, was born on 9 August 1896  in Neuchatel and died on 16 September  1980 in Geneva, Switzerland. Arthur  Piaget, was his father, was a professor of medieval literature and Rebecca Jackson was his mother who encouraged him to be a devotee. Piaget started writing papers … Read more