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Basic Ideas in Education

J C Aggarwal

ISBN 10: 8175413255 / ISBN 13: 9788175413252
Published by Shipra, Delhi, 2006
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Contents Preface. 1. Education its conceptual development traditional and modern. 2. Educational aims functions direction and priorities in Indian context. 3. Basic concepts teaching training learning inquiry and education. 4. Basic assumptions about human nature (idealistic naturalistic pragmatic existential behavioural). 5. Education as a dialogue (Upanishadic Socratic and Friarian approach). 6. Knowledge and its sources (experience observation beliefs and social awareness). 7. Basic concepts in the sociology of education socialisation equality authority. 8. Knowledge and ideology in relation to curriculum and textbooks. 9. Education and the societal context social transformation/change. 10. Education in the cultural context. 11. Education and values. 12. Education and the modern ethos modernization of education. 13. Education and democracy. 14. Education and the challenges of science and technology. 15. Curriculum basic principles established and innovative practices. 16. Curriculum reconstruction in India. 17. Rabindranath Tagore (1861 1941). 18. Mahatma Gandhi (1869 1948). 19. J. Krishnamurti (1895 1986). 20. Rousseau (1712 1778). 21. Paulo Freire (1922 1997). 22. John Dewey (1857 1950). 23. Confucius (551 479 B.C.). 24. Socrates (469 399 B.C.). 25. John Amos Comenius (1592 1670). 26. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan (Dr.) (1888 1975). 27. Zakir Hussain (Dr.) (1897 1969). 28. Eminent educational philosophers and thinkers. Problems for discussion and review questions. The book attempts to present penetrating and subtle thoughts of the masterminds on educational thoughts and practices in a simple way. It includes the thinking of eastern educational philosophers from Yajna Valkya to Gandhi and of the western thinkers from Socrates to Dewey. It provides a detailed analysis of the contribution of Tagore Gandhi Krishnamurthy Sarvapalli Radhakrishnan Zakir Husain Rousseau Freire John Amos Comenius Confucius and Dewey. It also incorporates a brief life sketch publications and essence of the work of some outstanding educators who have made a very significant contribution to educational principles and practices. It includes informative and inspiring material relevant to the emerging problems in a developing society. The book also throws light on issues like why to educate. What to educate. How to educate. 236 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 60301

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Title: Basic Ideas in Education

Publisher: Shipra, Delhi

Publication Date: 2006

Binding: Hardbound

Book Condition:As New

Edition: Reprint

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