1 Dynamism in Academic Leadership

Author: Dr Sunita Magre & Dr Reni Francis

Leadership is an art of engaging the hearts and minds of ordinary people to achieve extraordinary results. Leadership spans all humans' collective activities relating to different professions where the leader has the responsibility to realize the objective of the organisation. The power of the leader precedes the power of the rest including the organization. Leadership in education is different. The goals are different. Government of India brings lots of efforts and reforms to improve the quality of higher education.

2 A Study of Magnitude of Malnutrition among Children under 6 Years of Age

Author:Dr. Surendra Kumar Gupta

The paper entitled “A Study of Magnitude of Malnutrition among Children under 6 Years of Age” is an attempt to analyze malnutrition among the selected subgroups of children and their various categories and factors responsible for malnutrition. According to Global Nutritional Report 2016 'The economic consequences represent losses of 11 percent of gross domestic product (GDP) every year in Africa and Asia, whereas preventing malnutrition delivers $16 in returns on investment for every $1 spent.

3A Study On Impact Of Usage Of Plastic Money

Author:Bharati Bahen Bacheta

The term innovation means that to create one thing new banks no longer restricted themselves to traditional banking activities, however explored newer avenues to extend business and capture new market. Today, we are having a reasonably well developed banking industry with totally different categories of banks. A number of them have engaged within the areas of consumer credit, master cards, merchant banking, net and phone banking, leasing, mutual funds etc. Some banks have already started subsidiaries for merchant banking; leasing and mutual funds are within the method of doing.

4Achievement Motivation of Secondary Student Teachers in relation with their Academic Achievement and some other variables

Author: Dr. Mahesh Narayan Dixit

There are several factors that positively or negatively affect the teacher training programme. Among those factors achievement motivation towards becoming a successful teacher is very important. The paradigm of education is going to be gradually changed in 21st century. It is being learner centric education and emphasise is being laid down not to just create a knowledgeable student but the endeavour is for making a self-motivated lifelong learner. Achievement motivation leads an individual to do hard and smart work with full of persistency to be successful in desired field of life. This study was carried out to explore the achievement motivation among secondary student teachers in relation with their academic achievement, academic qualification, type of institutions and streams of the study. There were 175 secondary student teachers selected as the sample.

5 An Analysis of Marxist Feminism with Reference to Saving & Property in Different Universities of Chhattisgarh

Author: Dr. Amrita Bohra

The governing principles of feminism are that women should enjoy the same rights in the society as men and they should share equally in society’s opportunities and scarce resource. Marxist feminism is a form of feminism concentrated on considering the ways in which women are oppressed through systems of capitalism and private property. For this study researcher has taken two dimensions of Marxist Feminism which are Saving and Property. The purpose of this study is to find out which university gives the most positive consent with reference to Saving and Property among the three Universities (Central, State and Private).

6 Cooperative learning – A Teaching and learning innovation approach

Author: B. Jhansirani

Cooperative learning is a system of teaching strategy which promotes the students to cooperate in heterogeneous teams toward a common goal and is rewarded according to the success. To enhance their ability to manage ideas and information, to observe, imitate and learn from each one through collaboration with others. Teaching strategy expands cooperative relationships among students in academic tasks in the class room. Keeping them abreast with the latest innovations and pedagogies in teaching would provide better learning atmosphere in classroom setting. Sustaining the learning environment with appropriate application of technology is necessary to promote innovation in bringing real life scenarios into class room settings.

7 Impact of Feeling Minds® Experiential Emotional Education program on school children

Author: Dr. Chinu Agrawal

A scientific study of the impact of Feeling Minds® Experiential Emotional Education (EEE) on school children was conducted. The sample of this study was 180 students of 6th grade studying in Bhawan’s R.K. Sarda Vidya Mandir, Raipur. It was hypothesised that Experiential Emotional Education intervention will not have any significant impact on converting the emotional thinking patterns of children to rational thinking pattern. Children’s Rational Belief Inventory (CRBI) was used to collect data before the EEE intervention. After the program was conducted the test was administered again. Paired sample t-test was used to analyse the pre-post data. It was found that the EEE program had a significant impact on improving the irrational belief systems of children and helping them develop rational thinking and belief systems. Keywords: Experiential emotional education, Feeling Minds, rational thinking

8 Impact of self esteem on Psychological well being

Author: Dr. Preeti Tamta & Ms. Pooja Arya

The study intended to examine the psychological well being of college students belonging to arts and science course. A 2x2 factorial design, with stream (Science & Arts) X level of self esteem (high self esteem and low self esteem) was used in present study. Self esteem scale was used to identify the level of self-esteem. Ryff’s Psychological Well Being Scale were used to assess the well being. Results revealed that the main effect of self esteem were significant, which evinced that low self esteem student show poor psychological well being than high self esteem .The role of stream in psychological well being was found non -significant. Various forms of self esteem were found positively related with psychological well being and its dimensions.

9 Early Childhood Care and Education: It’s Need, Significance and Challenges

Author: Jantu Das

Nowadays, in the current digital arena, there are hardly some peoples who are not in the busy life. The present advanced society leads man to pass life in the tremendous way where the world’s people are habitual to live in the said scenario. As a result the care about the child in their early stage of life is going towards the lackadaisical phenomenon. But it cannot be ignored that the care about the child in their early life is very crucial for their future development. Children who lack adequate nutrition, nurturing and care from the parents and others formal agencies of education in this crucial period may lead them towards developmental deficiency. The early stage is the foundations of the entire life where the fountain of an individual is created. Thus the concept of early childhood education is being emphasized by the many educationists and this is why it is needed to have an indispensable care and education for the aforementioned phase of life. Therefore the present paper aims at providing a basic idea of early childhood care and education by citing its need and significance. The paper also aimed at identifying the challenges arises in this stage in a very simple way so that the possible solution may bring out.

10 Employment Prospective Of Organic Farming System Over Inorganic Farming System In Hilly Zone Of Shimoga District Of Karnataka.

Author: Dr. E. Thippeswamy

This study examined the employment potentialities in organic farming system over inorganic farming system in hilly zone of Shimoga district of Karnataka. Field survey has been conducted during 2013-14 for collecting data from the four taluks lies in the hilly region of the district. Data have collected regarding paddy production under organic and inorganic farming systems. The results of the study showed that the organic farming is a sustainable form of farming and alternative to inorganic farming. Organic respondents have socially and economically ahead than the inorganic respondents. Educated respondents are more conscious about food and agro ecosystem thereby farmers with higher level of knowledge adopt the resource conserving and environmental friendly organic farming. It is found that forward caste people are more inclination towards the organic farming and backward caste people are still sticking to inorganic farming system. The mean value of organic respondents land holding is considerably higher than that of inorganic respondents land holding. Finally, it also reveals the fact that the organic farming is more labour intensive farming system compared to the inorganic farming system. Hence, it is necessary to encourage organic farming system in rain fed areas.

11 Implications of the Economically Weaker and Socially Disadvantaged (EWS) Quota under Right to Education Act 2009 for the Underprivileged

Author: Dr. Minakshi Rana

Though the RTE Act 2009 has propagated free education to EWS children in private schools but in the present study it is revealed that a substantial amount had to be spent by the EWS parents for sending their children to the private schools. For most of the EWS families, the expenses on uniform and books, home tuitions, co-curricular activities and transportation to school were difficult to manage. Further, no financial assistance was given by the administration to support the EWS parents for the various expenses besides the tuition fees. This indicates that the education to EWS children under the EWS Quota had not happened to be free of cost as envisioned by the RTE Act 2009. Moreover, the EWS parents had to bear the brunt of various expenses which they could not afford and this has created stress among them Further, the present studies reaffirms one of the significant issues that remains unattended most of the times as far as policy formulation and implementation in India is concerned. It is the involvement of the stakeholders in the development and implementation of the welfare policies aimed at social upliftment of the marginalised. Keywords: Social Inclusion, RTE Act 2009, EWS Quota.

12 Empowering Women through Education

Author: Puja Mishra

Today the empowerment of women has become one of the most important concerns of 21st century. But practically women empowerment is still an illusion of reality. In our day to day life we witness so many cases of how women become victimized by various social evils. Women Empowerment is the vital instrument to expand women’s ability to have resources and to make strategic life choices. Empowerment of women is essentially the process of upliftment of economic, social and political status of women, the traditionally underprivileged ones, in the society. Education on the other hand is the act or process of imparting or acquiring general knowledge, developing the powers of reasoning and judgment, and generally of preparing oneself or others intellectually for mature life. So in this paper we would discuss about the role of education in achieving the goal of women empowerment and gender equality. Key words: Women empowerment, Education, Gender Inequality.

13Stress and mental health among college students: A study of Jammu Division (India)

Author: Dr. Mohd Haneef Kumar

Stress is normal psychological reaction in response to an external event. Stress is both positive and negative. It is fact of every human life, only dead people are excluded from it. Objectives: The main objectives of the present study were to find the significant differences in stress and mental health among college students with respect to their type of family and locality. Methodology: The investigator has used cross descriptive cum survey method of research. Multi stage randomized sampling techniques were used to draw a sample of 1000 students (500 male and 500 female). Results: The results revealed no significant differences in pressure, physical stress; anxiety, frustration and total stress score among college level students belongs to nuclear and joint families. Further no significant differences were found in mental, somatic and total mental health scores among college students belongs to nuclear and joint families. Moreover, no significant difference was observed in pressure, physical stress; anxiety however significant differences were reported in frustration among college students belongs to rural and urban areas. No significant differences were found in mental health among rural and urban college students. Significant positive correlation was observed in the dimensions of stress and mental health with respect to both male and female college students.

14Co-Curricular Activities For Development Of Social Skills Among Mentally Retarded Students

Author: Mr. Sandip A. Pawar & Dr. (Ms.) P. S. Patankar

Co-curricular activities are major parts of curriculum of special schools for mental retardation. Social skills are important aspects for educating mentally retarded students. Various co-curricular and extracurricular activities are useful for development of social skills among mentally retarded students. This paper is discussed major areas of co-curricular activities and social skills and its aspects and also discussed relationship between co-curricular activities and social skills. This study was found that various co-curricular activities were directly and indirectly influenced on developing social skills among educable, trainable and custodial mentally retarded students.

15 Reflections on Using Self Evaluation as a Technique to Improve Outcomes in Education

Author: Dr. Shalini Yadava & Ms. Deepti Chopra

Assessment and Evaluation are two important cornerstones of teaching and learning but these are seldom focused upon with respect to Self Evaluation . The paradox is that we often use these terminologies only in the context of learners and our lens is restricted to cover mostly just the cognitive domain .We easily or intentionally forget about the affective and the psychomotor domains of learning, thus deeming them to be of less value. In this technology enabled and technologically driven century wherein the learners have an easy access to information, isn’t it important to look beyond the cognitive aspects and rather strengthen the assessment and evaluation procedures so that we are able to know how well our education system is attuned to cater to the affective and psychomotor domains of the tender minds. We also need to focus on the teacher education institutions so as to see if these are equipping the teachers of tomorrow in a way that they are able to engage in critical thinking and reflection in order to evaluate their own self before they evaluate their students. The present paper discusses the role of self evaluation for improving the outcomes of education.

16 Teachers’ Stress Symptom in the milieu of Organizational Climate of School in Tripura

Author:Dr Tinku De (Gope)

The paper aims to explore the influence of organizational climate of school on teacher stress symptom with special reference to Tripura. To investigate this issue Stress Symptom Scale and School Organizational Climate Questionnaire were administered on 394 secondary teacher of Tripura. The result reveled that for the male secondary teachers; organizational climate of school did not affect on stress symptom, but for the female secondary teachers it contributes on stress symptoms. The female teacher belonging to the Paternal School Climate experienced more stress symptom in comparison to the female teachers of Open, Autonomous and Controlled school Climate.

17 Vikram Samvat: Ancient Indian Calendar

Author: Dr. Nilesh Sharma

Vikram Samvat is the most ancient calendar of India. Also it has been created very easy and perfectly accountable by mathematical postulates. The classical method of running a new calendar is that the monarch, who has to run his calendar, before announcing it, should pay all the debts of every person in his state. Emperor Vikramaditya is believed to be the master of 'Vikram Samvat'. Kalidas is considered to be a gem of this Maharaja. It can not be said that this rule was not followed anywhere outside of India. Even in India, the followers of great men only run their faith; But India's unanimous 'Vikram Samvat' is the same and Maharaj Vikramaditya initiated it by giving the entire loan of the country, regardless of the person being himself. The names of the months of this system are not gods, humans or numerical artificial names like foreign edicts. The same thing is also in relation to date and period, they are also dependent on the speed of the sun-moon. Summarily, this system is based on the scientific truth with its all parts.

18 Examination In Higher Education: Concerns & Trends To Reform

Author: Goussia Nissar Shah & Dr Zaffar Ahmad Nadaf

Examinations have specific objectives. They evaluate the performance and judge the academic achievement of the students. The traditional examination system does not bring out real ability, achievement or potentiality of students. The examinations are seen as an unwelcome ordeal to be gone through for the system is seen possessing serious voids. Hence, the present paper elucidates the contemporary concerns in higher education examination system in India and the suggestion to improve, thereof. The paper envisions a better examination system leading to a more skill and competencies based evaluation.

20 "मा. अण्णा हजारे शैक्षणिक कार्याचा चिकित्सक अभ्यास

Author: प्रा. डॉ. शर्मिला भाऊसाहेब पारधे

RNI MAHBIL/ 2012/54586
ISSN 2319-5525

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