About The Book
During the past few years many changes are taking place in education system in India at all levels. People started demanding quality education Now, Education is to be need based and demand driven especially at the tertiary level of the higher education. The author being an educationist for about four decades was invited to give endowment lectures present papers in seminars and conference, on different issues relating to education and development. In this book entitled "Education and Development" she has traced the evolution of education some crucial issues in higher education and development. The book will be of Interest to the public as well as to the teacher educators and student teachers. Certain issues, especially relating to globalization of Education, Women's Development and their participation in Nation building and Gandhian Approaches to Peace Making might be of interest to the public.
Preface • A Survey of Indian Education • The University Education Commissioin-1948 • Secondary Education Commission-1952 • Kothari Commissions Report-1964-66 A Fore Runner of Education Policy of India • National Education Policy on Education (1986) • Research in Higher Education Institutions • Towards an Englightened and Humnane Society • A Paradigm Shift from Literacy to Open Distance Learning • Gloabalising Higher Education-An Analysis • Quality Assurance in Higher Education in the Context of Globalisation • Indicators of Quality Higher Education System • Quality Education-The Need of the Hour • Technology in Teaching and learning • Classroom without Boundaries Virtual Classroom • Role of Higher Education in Value Creation • Teacher Education in India • Teaching with Devotion • Micro Teaching-A Technique of Teacher Preparation. • Systems Approach in Education • Taxonomy of Educational Objectives • Students Evaluating Teachers in Higher Education • Linkage between Higher Education and Community-GRI Experience • Linkage between Universities and Communities Action Programmes • Renewable Energy Development: The Need of the hour • Environmental Issues and Challenges: Role of Higher Education • Institutes of Higher Education-Instrument for a New Social Order • Rural and Cottage Industries for Eradication of Poverty and Unemployment in Villages • Tourism Development and Alleviation of Rural Poverty • UN and Global Peace • Towards a Peaceful and Just Society without Violence • Satyagraha as an Alternative to Terrorism • A Disabled-Friendly Campus of Higher Education • Stress Management for Wellbeing • Bibliography • Index.
About The Author/Editor
Professor G. Pankajam, M.Sc., M.A., M.Ed., Ph.D., had her education at Gandhigram, Coimbatore, Baroda, Bombay and Madurai. She specialish in Home Science-Child Development and Education and several the nation. She has 32 years of experience in Lakshmi College of Education as Lecturer, Professor, Principal and Vice-Chancellor of Gandhigram Rural University till October 2004. During her tenure she has introduced an innovative course in Teacher Education. Her contributions to the field of Child Development and Education brought many laurels to her. To mention a few, Alumni Achievement Award from M.S. University, Baroda, Best Principal Award from Government of Tamil Nadu, Fulbright Fellowship of US. Dr. Pankajam visited many countries to present papers in International Conferences and delivered lectures in many Universities. She has to her credit 14 books and this book Education and Development is the 15th book.