Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.)
The B.Ed. course is designed to integrate the study of subject knowledge, human development, pedagogical knowledge and communication skills. The program comprises three broad curricular areas: Perspectives in Education, Curriculum and Pedagogic Studies, and Engagement with the Field. Transaction of the course is dons using a variety of approaches, such as case studies,discussion on respective journals, observations of children, and interactions with the community in multiple socio-cultural environments, information and communication Technology (ICT), gender, yoga education, and disability/inclusive education forms and integral part of the B.E.d. curriculum.
The duration of course shall be of two Academic sessions The Final Examination leading to the award of degree shall be held at the end of second Academic session on the date notified by the University.
(A) Perspectives in Education : Perspective in Education inculudes coureses in the study of childhood, child development and adolescencs, contemporary India and education, philosophical and socilogical perspectives in Education, theoretical foundations of knowedge and curriculum. teaching and learning, gender in the context of school and society, and inclusive Education.
(B) Curriculum and Pedagogic Studies : Courses in curriculum and pedagogical studies include aspects of language across the curriculum and communication, understanding of a discipline, social history of a school subject and its pedagogical foundations, with a focus on the learner: and a course on the theoretical perspectives on assessment for learning.
School internship would be a part of the broad curricular area of ‘Engagement with the field’ and shall be designed to lead to development of a broader repertoire of perspectives, professional capacities, teacher sensibilities and skills. Student – teacher shall be equipped to cater to diverse needs of learners in school. Students are to be actively engaged in teaching for 4 weeks in the first year of the course and for 16 weeks in the final year of the course, besides practice teaching, an initial phase of one week for observing a regular classroom with a regular teacher and would also include peer observations, teacher observations and faculty observations of practice lessons.
Engagement With The Field
The B.Ed. program provides for a sustained engagement with the self, the child, community and school, at different levels and through establishing close connections between different curricular areas. This curricular area would serve as an important link between the above two broad curricular areas through it three components.
1. Task and assignment that run through all the courses.
2. School internship
3. Courses on enhancing Professional capacities.
These tasks and projects would help in substantiating perspectives and theoretical frameworks studies in a teacher education classroom with field based experience.