PEDAGOGY OR TEACHING OF SOCIAL SCIENCE SYLLABUS

PEDAGOGY OR TEACHING OF SOCIAL SCIENCE SYLLABUS


PEDAGOGY OF SOCIAL SCIENCE OR SOCIAL STUDIES B.ED SYLLABUS 

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OBJECTIVES AND IMPORTANCE OF STUDYING PEDAGOGY OR TEACHING OF SOCIAL SCIENCE IN B.ED:

After completion of the course, student teachers will be able to:
1.      initiate pupil-teacher to various concepts and technology of teaching of Social Studies
2.      for promotion of National and International Peace and Understanding
3.      have an overview and integrate the knowledge drawn from various sources-History, Geography, Civics, Sociology, and Economics
4.      acquire knowledge and develop an understanding of the various pedagogical principles involved in the teaching of Social Studies
5.      understand the principles of curriculum development, its transaction, and evaluation
6.      explain use of teaching aids effectively in the classroom
7.      develop lesson plan with the help of advanced  technology  and  explain  challenging situations in society

COURSE CONTENT (SYLLABUS)

UNIT 1 
Foundation and Context of Social Sciences

·        Meaning, Nature and Scope of Social Sciences as a school subject
·        Aims and Objectives of teaching Social Sciences at School level
·        Taxonomy and behavioral Objectives in Social Sciences
·        Values of Teaching Social Sciences
·        Correlation of Social Sciences with History, Economics, Civics, Geography,
·        Sociology, Mathematics, Natural Science and Psychology 

UNIT-2 
Pedagogy & Lesson Planning

·        Meaning, importance and Steps of Pedagogical Analysis
·        Pedagogical Analysis on the following topics:
o   Constitution of India
o   Size, Location and Physical features of India
o   French Revolution
o   Population
o   Democracy in the contemporary world
o   Disaster Management
·        Lesson planning in Social Sciences: Need & Importance, Basic Elements & its Preparation

UNIT-3 
Curriculum, Teaching Learning Material and Skills of Teaching Social Sciences

·        Meaning, Importance  and  Principles  of  designing  a  good  Curriculum  of  Social  Sciences; Critical Appraisal of the  Existing  Curriculum  in  Social  Sciences,  Suggestions for improvement; Approaches of organizing social sciences curriculum logical, concentric, spiral, chronological.
·        Teaching Learning Material:  Textbook  &  Reference  Books,  Documentaries,  News  Papers, Maps, Community, Atlas, and E-resources (Blog, World Wide Web, and Social Networking)
·        Skills of teaching Social  Studies:  Skill  of  Explaining.  Skill  of  Illustration  with  Examples, Skill of Reinforcement, Skill of Questioning and Skill of Stimulus Variation 

UNIT-4 
Classroom Processes and Evaluation in Social Sciences

·        Classroom Processes: Discovery method, Discussion method, Computer-Assisted
·        Instruction (CAI) Educational broadcasting and telecasting, e-tutoring, Survey Method,
·        Field Visits, Concept Mapping, and Story Telling.
·        Meaning, Importance and Types of Evaluation in Social Sciences.
·        Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation: Meaning, importance & Process.
·        New approaches to Assessment –  Question bank, Open Book Examination, Grading &  Credit System
·        Construction of Achievement Test – Concept and Steps

Tasks & Assignments: Any one of the following

·        Understanding a slum in terms of its economics, subsistence,  politics  and  historic  memories.
·        Study the transport needs of a community by analyzing different kinds of vehicles
·        people own in relation to gender and socio-economic standards.
·        Explore how cartoons, stamps, currency, magazines,  globes and so on be used in the teaching of social science.
·        Trace any consumer product from its raw form and how various factors of geography, economics, politics, and history influenced it.
·        Any other project/assignment given by the institution.

LIST OF SUGGESTED READINGS AND BEST BOOKS FOR PEDAGOGY OF SOCIAL SCIENCE FOR B.ED:

1.      Agarwal,              J.C.         (1993).The teaching of           Social    Studies-A             Practical               Approach.           The second (Revised Edition): Vikas Publishing House.
2.      Batra, P. (ed) (2010). Social Science Learning in Schools: Perspective and Challenges. New Delhi, Sage.
3.      Dhamija, N. (1993). Multimedia Approaches in Teaching Social Studies, New Delhi:  Harman Publishing House.
4.      Eklavya (1994). Samajik Adhyayan Shikshan: Ek Prayog, Hoshangabad, Eklavya.
5.      George, A. and Madan, A. (2009). Teaching Social Science in Schools, NCERT’s New Textbook, New Delhi, Sage.
6.      Khan, S. U. (1998). History Teaching-Problems: Prospective and Prospect, New Delhi:  Heera Publications.
7.      Kochhar, S.K. (1998).The teaching of Social Studies,  New  Delhi:  Sterling  Publishers  Pvt.  Ltd, NewDelhi.
8.      NCERT (2006). Position Paper National Focus Group on Teaching of Social Sciences, New Delhi, NCERT.
9.      NCERT Social Science Textbooks for classes VI-X, New Delhi, NCERT.

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