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Gauhati University Question Papers:EDUCATION (General) (Educational Psychology) (May-June’ 2017)

Gauhati University Question Papers
EDUCATION (May-June’ 2017)
(Educational Psychology)
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 question as directed:                                                    1x7=7

a)         What does the word ‘psyche’ mean?
b)         Mention any one major law of learning.
c)          The word ‘motivation’ has been derived from the Latin word _____. (Fill in the blank)
d)         The word ‘interest’ has come from _____ language. (Fill in the blank)
e)         Which instinct is associated with the emotion of anger?
f)          Write one environmental factor that influences the development of personality.
g)         “Intelligence is the general capacity of the organism to act purposefully, to think rationally and to deal effectively with the environment.” Who said this?
2. Give very short answers:                                                         2x4=8
a)         Write any two advantages of the observation method of educational psychology.
b)         What is special memory?
c)          What are the marks of good memory?
d)         Mention two methods of modification of instinct.
3. Answer any three questions:                                                 5x3=15
a)         How can the teacher motivate student towards learning? Write five points.
b)         Discuss five causes of forgetting by giving suitable example.
c)          Mention five important characteristics of emotion.
d)         Write about the contribution in heredity in the development of personality.
e)         Write five characteristics of learning.
4. Answer any three questions:                                                 10x3=30
a)What is educational psychology? Discuss the scope of educational psychology?                        2+8=10
bWhat is memory? Write briefly how memory can be improved.                                                       2+8=10
c) Write about Spearman’s two-factor theory of intelligence. How does it differ from the multiple factor? Discuss. 5+5=10
d)  What is insightful learning? Write about the educational significance of insightful method of learning.        2+8=10
e)  Define personality. Explain Carl Jung’s ‘type theory’ of personality.                                2+8=10
f)  What is instinct? Write briefly about the major characteristic of instinct.                       2+8=10


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