Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Dibrugarh University (BA - 2nd Semester) Question Papers - Education Major (May'2013)

Course: 201
(Sociological Foundation of Education)
Full Marks: 80
Pass Marks: 32
Time: 3 hours
The figures in the margin indicate full marks for the questions

1. (a) Who said the following? 1x4=4
  1. “Educational Sociology is the study of the interaction of the individual and his cultural environment.”
  2. “Socialization is the process in which the individual learns to comfort to the norms of the society.”
  3. “Social change means change in the social relationship.”
  4. “A social group is a system of social interaction.”
(b) Fill in the blanks: 1x4=4
  1. Two types of social mobility are ____ mobility and vertical mobility.
  2. ____ was the author of the famous book, Society an Introductory Analysis.
  3. The word ‘Secularism’ was derived from ____ language.
  4. According to ____ Act, “Equality in education means to provide for equal opportunity to all not only is access but also in conditions of success.”
2. Write short notes on the following: 4x5=20
  1. Scope of Educational Sociology.
  2. Role of UNO in the field of education for peace.
  3. Nature of social change.
  4. Weakness of totalitarian aim of education.
  5. Education for the economically dis-advanced section.
3. What is Educational Sociology? Discuss briefly the relationship between education and sociology. 4+7=11
Discuss about the structural functionalism as a theory of educational sociology. 11
4. Describe the ways to establish peace through education in our society. 10
What do you mean by socialization? Mention the characteristics of socialization. 3+7=10
5. “Education as a instrument of social change.” Explain. 10
What is Human Resource? Discuss the functions of Human Resource Development. 3+7=10
6. What is democracy? Write the differences between democracy and totalitarianism. 4+7=11
Write about the education for secular society. What are the problems of difficulties in secular educational system? 5+6=11
7. What do you mean by social group? What are the main characteristics of social group? 3+7=10
What is equality? Write about the importance of equality in education. 3+7=10