1 MORAL VALUE OF SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS IN RELATION TO THEIR GENDER AND LOCALITY

Author: Dr. S.K. Lenka

The purpose of this study was to measure the moral values of secodnary school students of Odisha. the study find out the differences in moral values among students with different gender and locality. The study was conducted on 200 secondary school students those were studying in different govt and private schools. Results provides evidence that rural secondary school students had good moral values as comapre to their urban students.students. Further, girls students had also more and good moral values than the boys students. Keywords: Moral values, senior Secondary School students

2 IMPACT OF HOME ENVIRONMENT ON THE ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE AMONG STUDENTS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS

Author:Dr. R.K.Parua

While an extensive body of research has examined the outcomes of home environment for pupils with special needs, in particular visual impairment, its effects on the development of students with special needs have been less explored. The sample consisted of 100 students with special needs studying in elementary classes of different special schools of Orissa. Result provided evidence that home environment had significant impact on the academic performance of students with special needs. It was also found that the students those were better academically performed had better home environment than their less achievers students. It was also suggested by findings that conducive home environment has significant effect in developing scholastic achievement of visually impaired students.

3LEADERSHIP STYLES OF PRINCIPALS OF PRIMARY SCHOOLS- A COMPARATIVE STUDY.

Author: Dr. Beena S Khemchandani

In the recent past years, leadership has engaged as a new effective approach for managing the employees and organization at large. The traditional concept of personnel administration has gradually replaced with the human resource management. This give importance to the strategic integration of new leadership styles into effective management of employees and to improve the employee performance. Kenneth and Heresy [1] assert that; “The effective leader must be a good diagnostician and adopt style to meet the demands of the situation in which they operates. Different leadership styles are used that fit to employees on the basis of amount of directions, empowerment, and decision making power. An administrative phenomenon reflects the contingency of leadership, and style, situation and performance criteria have been left to suffocate on their own.

4UNDERSTANDING THE RELEVANCE OF EDUCATION FOR PEACE IN CONTEMPORARY TIMES

Author: Dr Shalini Yadava

This paper is an attempt examine the need and relevance for Education for Peace in educational institutions in order to create an environment of cordiality such that students ,teachers and the staff co-exist peacefully and in harmony with self and others around them. The paper delves into understanding the meaning of peace through a few definitions given by practitioners in the field of Peace Studies such as Dalai Lama and Galtung along with the values which are considered to be of paramount importance for being at peace. The author then tries to explore the need of nurturing a culture of peace in educational settings throwing light on the complexity of problems in the Indian context. Further the key policy guidelines to foster peace in educational institutions have been explored and examined in order to foster a climate of peaceful co-existence wherein there is love, compassion ,empathy, contentment and freedom from fear and greed.

5 “SCHOOL HEALTH EDUCATION: A BRIEF OVERVIEW ON AMERICAN PUBLIC SCHOOLS ”

Author: Vishal Gupta

The School Health Education is a crucial field for transforming health education as experienced in American public schools. It has been entitled, "the most significant school health education initiative of the 1960s" and was largely responsible for establishing the value and importance of comprehensive health education rather than separate disease-specific units and in introducing the concept-based approach to education in general. Most health curricula developed since have followed the model set by the School Health Education Schools in its School Health Curriculum Assignment. In 1960 millionaire distiller and philanthropist Samuel Bronfman asked Dr. Granville Larimore, then Deputy Commissioner of the New York State Department of Health and a member of the Joint Committee on Health Problems in Education of the American Medical Association(AMA) and the National Education Association(NEA), to recommend several schemes in health or education that should receive funding but were being neglected by governmental and private funders. Dr. Larimore advocated three priorities:

6 AN ANALYTICAL STUDY OF SCIENTIFIC APTITUDE AT SECONDARY LEVEL IN BILASPUR DISTRICT.

Author: Hemlata Thakur & Dr. Sunil Kumar Sain

We live in world of science. Every citizen knows the wonder of science. Science gives us countless manifestations. Science now totally changed the life of mankind. Education should help the children to express and bring out their talents to limelight. The main aim of education is to help the child to grow to his fullest extent possible using all his potentialities. In this modem society, education is thought to bring about desirable changes in the behavior of its members. Science has occupied almost all spheres of human life. The wonderful achievements of science have glorified the modem world, transformed the modem civilization into a scientific civilization and illuminated the human creative potential.

7 A STUDY OF ENVIRONMENTAL VALUES AMONG JUNIOR COLLEGE STUDENTS

Author: Prof. Dr. Avinash O. Bhandarkar

Values are an important factor in human life. This research work is an attempt made to study the environmental values among junior college students in relation to sex, faculty and area. For this purpose, a sample comprising of 900 Junior College students was selected randomly from four rural and four urban Junior Colleges of Nagpur District of Maharashtra. Out of this, 450 were boys and 450 girls. The tool used for this study is environmental valuesscale prepared by the researcher. Statistical technique used for the study was 't' - test. The resultsindicate significant differences between rural students and urban students, girls and boys, rural girls and rural boys, arts students and science students, as well as commerce students and Science students. There was no significant difference between urban girls and urban boys as well as arts students and commerce students.

8 A STUDY ON THE EFFECT OF PERSONALITY AND LEADERSHIP BEHAVIOR ON DECISION MAKING OF SECONDARY SCHOOL TEACHERS

Author: Mrs. Pushpa Sharma

A Teacher acts as a mason who builds the fabric of the society. The teacher has to perform number of managerial functions such as to plan, organize lead and control all the class and to do so, have to take certain decisions. Present study has been designed to examine the effect of personality and leadership behavior on decision making style of secondary school teachers. Total 300 secondary school teachers (150 males and 150 females) was taken as sample from Bhilai city. The investigator has selected random sampling method. The leadership preference scale (1995), English version by L.I. Bhushan, Personality Behavior Scale by UpinderDhar and Manisha Jain and Decision making style scale (2009), Hindi version by Sharma and Sharma was used. The data obtained were subjected to statistical analysis such as F-ratio 2x2x2. From the result it was being concluded that there is no effect of Leadership Behavior on the decision making style of teachers and there was effect of Personality, area and sex on Routine decision making.

9 A STUDY OF RELATIONSHIP OF ACADEMIC ANXIETY, DEPRESSION, STRESS AND ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT OF HIGHER SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS

Author: Kavya Panga

The present study is undertaken with a view to find out the academic anxiety, depression, stress and academic achievement of higher secondary school students. The data was collected from 160 higher secondary school students of Durg district of Chhattisgarh. The findings of the present study revealed that there exists no significant difference in academic anxiety, depression and stress and there exists significant difference in academic achievement of CG and CBSE boys and girls higher secondary school students. Girls found to be better academic achievement than boys.

10 ROLE OF HIGHER EDUCATION IN PROMOTING SOCIAL MOBILITY

Author: Mrs. Anjali G. Kirkindel

Abstract: This paper is an attempt to discuss role of higher education in promoting social mobility. The paper give detailed discussion of meaning, type of social mobility. The present paper also highlights the role played by higher education in promoting social mobility.

11 ENGLISH LANGUAGE TEACHING COMPETENCE OF TEACHERS AT DELTA CLASS IN TERMS OF USE OF ENGLISH IN CLASSROOM AND INSTRUCTIONAL STRATEGIES.

Author: Dr. Madhu Mathur & Sweety Acharya

This study aims to analyze English language teaching competence of teachers teaching English language at delta class. The language competence was analyzed for use of English language in classroom for communication in general as well as for instruction. Also the teaching competence was analyzed for instruction strategies adapted by English teachers. the instructional stretagies is studied for teachers' effectiveness in- addressing or responding to problems or difficult questions/tasks, crafting good question, using variety of measurement, adjusting lessons with students' individual needs, providing alternative explanation and examples, providing appropriate challenges for capable students.

12 TEACHING SCIENCE WITH TECHNOLOGY: FOSTERING LEARNER'S PARTICIPATION

Author:Anu Rawat & Dr. Kiran Lata Dangwal

Today's science can't be separated from technology, they are complementary to each other. Technology advances the tools to facilitate and upgrade the way of imparting education.We live in a world of science and technology and there are so many innovative teaching strategies helping students to discover and explore science every day. The integration of technology depends upon the level of the class or standard, what works for a primary class might not work for secondary or higher classes or vice-versa. Digital technologies help in empowering the students. Interactive techniques like internet, smart phones providing the way to exchange ideas, thoughts and information. Technology facilitates the learners to engage in interaction in many innovative ways.

13A PERSPECTIVE OF QUALITY ASSURANCE PRACTICES IN HIGHER EDUCATION

Author: Mr. Susanta. Kumar. Giri & Dr. Ashok Dansana & Dr. Bikali Charan Das

In the post independent period University Grants Commission was established to maintain quality of higher education at national level. Consequent on the adoption of the national policy of education (NPE, 1986) by the parliament of India, the programme of action (1992) advocated the establishment of an Independent national accreditation body. Consequently, the NAAC was established in the month of September 1994 with its headquarters at Bangalore. NAAC proposes that every accredited institution should establish an Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) as a post accreditation quality sustenance measure. Since quality enhancement is a continuous process, the IQAC will become a part of the institution's system and work towards realisation of the goals of quality enhancement and sustenance.

14RURAL DEVELOPMENT IN INDIA BY INTERVENE SOCIAL WORKS

Author: Astha Pandey & Dr. Gyanesh kumar Trivedi

India is an agricultural based country where 68% of population of India reside in villages. 58% of population of labour power is involved in agriculture and other related cooperative institutions in spite of it, the contribution in GDP (Gross domestic product) is only about 16% which indicate that agriculture is not a profitable business. Because of non employment I agriculture sector, this affects the social, mental and physical aspects of village youths. In order to examine the problems in to villages of Bahadurpur block of Allahabad, 300 people were interviewed as per enclosed schedule through available data's and advices given by different stockholders regarding unemployment and its related problems.

15 “ADAPTATION EXPERIENCES OF INDIAN SOJOURNERS IN AMERICAN ENVIRONMENT – A QUALITATIVE STUDY”

Author: Ms. Chanchal Bhawankhel & Dr. Madhu Mathur

The aim of this qualitative study is to explore the academic and cultural learning experiences of students from India in United States of America. The results of this study will be useful for future international students in U.S.A. in smooth transition from one culture to another. This study explores the learning experiences and challenges of Indian scholars in the of United States of America.This is a multiple case study. For data collection, a semi structured questionnaire was constructed to conduct interviews of thirty Indian students, these students are studying on F1 visa in different universities of the United States of America. Most of the students reported lack of social interaction, financial issue and unawareness of learning style and U.S. English language ascent problem. Students praised the education system of the United states. They also reported limited interaction with Americans peers.

16 THE ROLE OF HIGHER EDUCATION IN BRINGING SOCIAL CHANGE.

Author:Dr. Vidyullata N. Kolhe & Mrs. Archana A. Bhople

The Higher Education system in India has grown in a remarkable way mostly in the post-independence period to become one of the largest organizations of its kind in the world. The aim of Higher education is to enable society to make progress through an understanding of itself and its world. Higher education is the instrument of positive and progressive social change and growth.

17 A STUDY ON: METACOGNITIVE AWARENESS AMONG TRAINEE TEACHERS' IN HOOGHLY DISTRICT, WEST BENGAL

Author: Anindita Bachhar & Dr. Sanghamitra Ghosh (Gayen)

The quality of a student depends upon the competency, dedication, teaching strategies of a teacher. It acts as catalyst for changes, changes in classroom environments, exchanging information, teaching process, methods, learning approaches etc. The knowledge of self is very important for a trainee teacher to develop their teaching skills as they will be constructors of future generation. Therefore the present paper aimed to study the Metacognitive Awareness of trainee teachers in Hooghly District, West Bengal. Researcher also likes to study whether there is any significant difference in Metacognitive Awareness of trainee teachers based on their gender, subject and study level. The necessary data were collected from 150 trainee teachers of Hooghly district. We found a significance difference between two groups of students in the same institution regarding their Metacognitive awareness.

18 A STUDY OF TEACHER EFFECTIVENESS OF SECONDARY SCHOOL TEACHERS IN RELATION TO THEIR GENDER AND TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Author: Shivangi Nigam & Dr. Asha Rani Arora

The present study has tried to explore the teaching effectiveness of secondary school teachers on the basis of their gender and work experience. A representative sample of 240 teachers from the secondary schools of New Delhi was randomly selected. Teaching Effectiveness Scale by Kumar & Mutha (1974) was used to access teaching effectiveness of the secondary school teachers. The study revealed that there was a significant difference between teaching effectiveness of secondary school male and female teachers. No significant difference was found between the teacher effectiveness of the secondary school teachers with more than 10 and less than 10 years of teaching experience.

19 ROLE OF ACADEMIC BUOYANCY IN ENHANCING STUDENT ENGAGEMENT OF SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS

Author: Mrs. Reshma Rodrigues & Dr. Sunita Magre

Secondary school students who are in their adolescent stage needs to be kept engaged in school related activities by developing their capabilities to deal with minor setbacks of academic life. This can be achieved by developing academic buoyancy in students and raising their level of engagement in school. Therefore, the purpose of this research was to study academic buoyancy and student engagement of secondary school students. This study was also intended to ascertain the relationship between academic buoyancy and student engagement. The study adopted descriptive research methodology of correlation and causal comparison type. Participants included 1169 secondary school students of Greater Mumbai studying in State Board of Maharashtra.

22 INTERACTION EFFECT OF CYBER BULLYING SENSITIZATION PROGRAM (CBSP) AND ICT COMPETENCY ON STUDENTS' CYBER BULLYING BEHAVIOUR

Author: Ms. Surabhi Negi & Dr. Sunita Magre

The present study was to ascertain the interactive effect of cyber bullying sensitization program (CBSP) and ICT competency on cyber bullying behaviour among middle school students. For this purpose, an intervention program was developed by the researcher for the participants. The participants of the study included 94 and 92 students in theexperimental and control groups respectively. The cyber bullying behaviour of the participants was significantly affected by the cyber bullying sensitization program (CBSP) whereas ICT Competency skill of the participants had no effect on theircyber bullying behaviour.The implications for prevention and intervention programs were discussed.

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