MARKETING PROBLEMS AND SUICIDES OF THE HANDLOOM WEAVERS-A STUDY IN KADAPA DISTRICT OF ANDHRA PRADESH By Dr. S.Babu Praveen Kumar[1]

Abstract Weaving is an ancient art of making cloth and other fabrics and the Indians have been expert of weaving since the ancient period.Apart from weaving, people in the Indian villages are also involved in other occupations like dying, designing, etc. Weaving in Indian villages is one of those rare assets for which India can feel proud of. Handloom industry, the largest segment in the unorganized sector, plays a vital role in India’s socio-economic development. The struggle of the community was symbolised through the charkha. But today, despite being a 5000- year…

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A DIAGNOSTIC STUDY OF ERRORS IN SOLVING PROBLEMS IN GEOMETRY BY STUDENTS OF 7th GRADE By Dr. Shruti Anand[1] and Dr. Avinash Pandey[2]

Plato advocated the inclusion of mathematics in school curriculum because mathematics reasoning disciplined the mind. It is only subject that encourage and develops logical thinking, it enables the student to discriminate between essential and non essential, it helps them to understand the facts, to draw necessary conclusion etc. Except mother tongue there is no other subject which is more closely related to our daily life as mathematics. Geometry is an important branch of mathematics which dominates the learning of the mathematics in high school classes, whereas arithmetic and algebra both…

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EFFECTIVENESS OF AN INSTRUCTIONAL PACKAGE IN PHYSICAL SCIENCES BASED ON EXPLICIT INSTRUCTION STRATEGY FOR ENHANCING CREATIVITY AMONG HIGHER SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS By Prakash Alex[1]

Abstract The present study enlightens the importance of innovative strategies adopted for teaching and learning and for the enhancement of certain psychological variables such as personality, interest, creativity and attitude. This study revealed that Explicit Instruction strategy group performed slightly better than Conventional Issue Based Method on the attainment in Creativity. And also when comparing the categories of Creativity; Fluency, Flexibility, Originality and Elaboration, it is seen that Explicit Instruction strategy enhances Fluency, Flexibility, Originality and Elaboration objectives of Creativity shows marked growth than the Conventional Issue Based method. Hence…

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EXPLORING PERSPECTIVES OF SCIENTIFIC LITERACY:  AN OVERVIEW By Dr. Animesh K.Mohapatra[1]

  Abstract The late 20th century and beginning of 21st century have witnessed unprecedented rapid economic development due to advances in technology and globalization. In response to this development, educationists and political leaders worldwide are increasingly placing emphasis on developing scientific literacy. This also is the case in India with science education influenced by educational reform, in which the goals of science education are shaped by the notion of scientific literacy. Indian science education emphasizes scientific knowledge, the nature of science, and relationship between science, technology and society. This paper…

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EFFECT OF ARGUMENT MAPPING TECHNIQUE ON ACHIEVEMENT IN PHYSICS OF STUDENTS AT SECONDARY LEVEL By Mrs. Rajasree S.[1] and Mrs. Rakhy Radhakrishnan[2]

Abstract                 Learning is an internal process which takes place in the mind of a child.  Argument mapping (AM) is a method of visually diagramming arguments using a ‘box and arrow’ format with the aim of simplifying the reading of an argument structure and facilitating the assimilation of core statements and relations. The overall aim of the current programme of research was to evaluate the use of AM as a learning tool. The main objective of the present study was to find out the effectiveness of Argument mapping technique on…

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VALUE EDUCATION AND NATIONAL RECONSTRUCTION By Dr. Uday Singh[1]

  Abstract The goal of national reconstruction can be achieved only if the citizens of the nation are furnished with human values like mercy, compassion, mutual cooperation patriotism, commitment, sense of duty and forward look etc. Promotion and inculcation of values among new generations is need of the time in present scenario of social violence, violence against women, terrorism and threat of various man made hazards. These values, generally lacking in youths now can successfully be inculcated through a strong system of value education. Inculcation of values and their practice…

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THE ROLE OF OPEN AND DISTANCE LEARNING IN  QUALITY EDUCATION By Preety Agarwal[1]

  Abstract Education in modern times is changing rapidly due to rapid changes in the society. India is a democratic society where every citizen has the right to get education from the primary to the university level. The state must fulfill the needs and aspirations of the people for acquiring education. In the early 1990s, only 5% of the total eligible population enrolled in higher education institutions of India. A developing country like India cannot afford that a large segment of its population be deprived of higher education only because…

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‘THE IDEA OF INTEGRATED EDUCATION: FROM THE POINT OF VIEW OF WHITEHEAD’S PHILOSOPHY OF EDUCATION’ By Beena Indrani[1]

The article focuses on ‘the idea of integrated education’. The goal is not about how to find a good job or make big money, but about how to develop a complete human being. Every part of the individual- mind, body, emotion and spirit should be developed at the same time and be integrated into the whole person. The concept of integrated education emphasizes methods which concentrate on viewing the student as a whole person. This idea comes from the Whitehead’s philosophy of education. Whitehead’s philosophy of education was built on…

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ROLE OF EDUCATION IN DETERMINING THE AWARENESS LEVEL ABOUT WELFARE SCHEMES AMONG BACKWARD CLASSES: A STUDY OF RURAL HARYANA By Dr. Prem Kumar[1], Dr. Sunil Kumar[2] and Suresh Kumar[3]

Abstract The present study was carried out to know the awareness level regarding welfare schemes among Backward Classes in rural Haryana. On the basis of literacy rate six villages namely, Ramgarh, Kardhan, Bharawas were selected from the high literacy rate category and Talwara Khurd, Bhuna, Ahrawan from the low literacy rate. Stratified Random sampling was used in the present study and 305 respondents were selected from universe. It was concluded that those respondents who acquired Sr. Sec. and above educational standard of education were more aware about reservation policy, scholarships,…

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AWARENESS OF SPECIAL EDUCATORS REGARDING PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES ACT 1995 By Dr. Sreeja S[1] and Sinimol P.S[2]

                                     India is the largest democratic country with a population of over a billion people and with one of the highest densities of population in the world. It is geographically and ethnically heterogeneous with numerous languages, religions and customs. The people with disabilities have been the largest minority group. The disabled persons are those who suffer some kind of bodily impairment that interfere with their normal functioning. Indian heritage has viewed persons with disabilities as contributing members of the larger…

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