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Dibrugarh University (BA - 1st Semester) Question Paper - Education (Nov' 2012)

2012
(November)
EDUCATION
(General)
Course: 101
(Foundation of Education)
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 in brief: 1x8=8
  1. Write one characteristic of nonformal education.
  2. Write one objective of ‘National Adult Education Programme’.
  3. Mention one important determinant of the aims of education.
  4. Which Education Commission first suggested implementing vocational education?
  5. Who is the writer of the book, The Principles of Educational Sociology?
  6. Give one important cause of social change.
  7. Give one example of co curricular activities.
  8. From which word is the term ‘curriculum’ derived?
2. Write short notes on the following: 4x5=20


  1. Four characteristics of formal education.
  2. Individualistic aim of education.
  3. Importance of socialization.
  4. Modernization and education.
  5. Aims of examination system.
3. What is meant by continuing education? Discuss its importance in present society. 4+6=10
4. “Individualistic and socialistic aims of education are not contradictory but complementary to each other.” Discuss the statement. 10
5. What is meant by educational sociology? Discuss its contribution to the field of Indian education. 3+8=11
6. What is meant by social change? Discuss the role of education as an instrument of social change. 3+8=11
Or
Discuss the nature and causes of social change. 5+6=11
7. Write a note on different types of examination. Discuss two defects of present examination system.       4+6=10
Or
Discuss the need of evaluation in our examination system. Suggest any two tools of evaluation and discuss their merits. 4+6=10

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