Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Dibrugarh University (BA - 4th Semester) Question Papers - Education Major 2 (May' 2014)

Course: 402
(Great Educators and Educational Thought)
Full Marks: 80
Pass Marks: 32
Time: 3 hours
The figures in the margin indicate full marks for the questions

1. Answer the following questions: 1x8=8
  1. In which year was the Shantiniketan Ashrama turned into the Vishwabharti University?
  2. Who wrote the famous book, The Social Contract?
  3. Which year was declared as ‘Women Empowerment Year’ in our country?
  4. Name the scheme of education developed by Mahatma Gandhi.
  5. Where was Aurobindo Ghosh born?
  6. Name the famous book written by Sir T. P. Nunn.
  7. Mention one impact of globalization on Indian education.
  8. Mention one institution of distance education in Assam.
2. Write short notes on the following: 4x4=16
  1. Fundamental Principles of Montessori Method.
  2. Classification of Mind according to Sir Percy Nunn.
  3. Educational Philosophy of Gandhiji.
  4. Distance Education.
3. Discuss the main principles of basic education with special reference to the principles of self-sufficiency in Education. 8+6=14
Discuss the educational philosophy of Rabindranath Tagore. Explain how he tried to bring about a healthy coordination of the Eastern and Western educational philosophies. 6+8=14
4. How far is it correct to say that Rousseau is the father of modern educational theory and practice? Justify your answer with reasons. 6+8=14
5. Describe briefly the educational system as propounded by Sir T. P. Nunn. 14
Write a critically assessment of the educational philosophy of Sir Aurobindo.
6. What is privatization of education? Discuss the impact of privatization of higher education in India. 6+8=14
What is semester system? Discuss briefly the advantages and disadvantages of semester system in higher education. 4+5+5=14