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Gauhati University Question Papers:EDUCATION (General) (May-June’ 2012)

Gauhati University Question Papers
EDUCATION (May-June’ 2012)
Full Marks: 80
Time Allowed: 3 hours
Answer either in English or Assamese
The figures in the margin indicate full marks for the questions
1. Answer the following in one sentence:                                             1x7=7

a)         What the meaning of the word ‘Psyche’ and ‘Logos’?
b)         Who is associated with the connectionism theory of learning?
c)          Name one economic method of memorization.
d)         Mention one type of memory.
e)         Which emotion is associated with the instinct ‘escape’?
f)          Mention one characteristic of instinct.
g)         Write the name of the psychologist associated with two factor theory of intelligence.
2. Write very short answer to the following:                                        2x4=8
a)         Write is educational psychology?
b)         What is the importance of trial and error method of learning?
c)          Write two ways to create motivation in the classroom.
d)         Mention two characteristics of emotion.
3. Write short notes on (any three):                                        5x3=15
a)         Scope of educational psychology.
b)         Thorndike’s laws of learning.
c)          Relation between instinct and emotion.
d)         Determinants of attention.
e)         Meaning and nature of personality.
Answer any three from Question Nos. 4 to 9:                                     10x3=30
4.  Define attention and describe in detail its characteristics.                                        10
5. What is forgetting? Write about the causes of forgetting.                                         4+6=10
6. Write about the meaning and concept of intelligence. Explain any one theory of intelligence.                                 5+5=10
7. What do you understand by learning through conditioning? Explain its educational significance.            5+5=10
8. Explain instinct. Discuss different ways by which instinct can be modified.                        4+6=10
9. What do you mean by traits of personality? Discuss Adler’s traits theory of personality.                             5+5=10


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