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About the Author
J C Aggarwal :- J C Aggarwal retired as the Deputy Director of Education/Executive Director of Delhi Bureau of Textbooks, Delhi Administration. He has authored more than 250 books on Social Science, Education and Current Affairs.
A prolific writer, his recent publications include Essentials of Educational Technology, Teacher and Education in a Developing Society, Theory and Principles of Education, Development and Planning of Modern Education, Teaching of History: A Practical Approach, Survey of Educational Documents in the World Since 1983, Educational Reforms in India, Documentation Encyclopaedia of UNESCO and Education among others.
About the Book
Theory and Principles of Education discusses the latest trends and current educational thoughts. This thoroughly revised edition covers a wide range of issues and themes related to the philosophical and sociological basis of education. All possible efforts have been made to include the latest trends on the theory and principles of education.
This book, Theory and Principles of Education, provides an exhaustive treatment of the subject in a very lucid and cogent manner, so that even an average student can grasp the subject matter easily. The book is essentially student-centred and examination-oriented. It is primarily written for the students of B.Ed., M.Ed., M.Phil. and MA (Education). It will be equally useful in the Middle East and South-East Asian countries by virtue of its authoritative coverage of the subject. The extensive coverage and detailed explanations will also make it very useful for students preparing for teacher training courses. It will also serve as a reliable hand book for in-service teachers.
The only book of its kind on the subject that discusses the latest educational trends and covers a wide range of issues and themes related to philosophical and sociological basis of education.
Part-I: Philosophical Bases of Education: 1. Education: Definition, Meaning and Functions, 2. Education and Allied Terms, 3. Types of Education: Formal, Informal and Non-formal: Agencies of Education, 4. Aims of Education, 5. Democratic and Totalitarian Aims of Education, 6. Philosophy and Education, 7. Philosophies of Education, 8. Knowledge and its Sources,9. Indian Tradition of Philosophical Thinking and Educational Implications, Part-II: Sociological Bases of Education: 10. Educational Sociology, 11. Education and Social Change, 12. Democracy and Education, 13. Socialisation of the Child, 14. Education for Citizenship, 15. School as a Social Institution, 16. The Home and the School, 17. The State as an Agency of Education, 18. The Community and Peer Groups as Informal Agencies of Education, 19. Mass Media as an Agency of Education, Part-III: Western Educational Thinkers: 20. Socrates, Plato and Aristotle, 21. Rousseau, 22. Pestalozzi and Herbart, 23. Froebel, 24. Maria Montessori, 25. John Dewey, 26. Bertrand Russell, 27. Paulo Freire, Part-IV: Indian Educational Thinkers: 28. Swami Dayanand, 29. Swami Vivekananda, 30. Sri Aurobindo, 31. Rabindranath Tagore, 32. Mahatma Gandhi, 33. Dr Radhakrishnan, 34. Dr Zakir Husain, 35. J. Krishnamurti, Part-V: Current Educational Thought: 36. Religion and Education, 37. Education and Culture, 38. Discipline and Freedom, 39. Basic Education, 40. Education through Work, 41. Education for Emotional and National Integration, 42. Education for International Understanding, 43. Modernization of Indian Education, 44. Philosophical, Sociological and Psychological Basic of Curriculum Construction, 45. Population Education, 46. Environmental Education, 47. Value-Oriented Education, 48. A Philosophy of Education and Education for the Twenty-first Century, Part-VI: Pathfinders in Education (Indians and Other in the World): 49. Pathfinders in Modern Indian Education, 50. Twentieth Century Pathfinders in Education in the World (Other Than India) • Illustrative Objective Type Questions with Answers
• Discusses the latest trends and current educational thought on the theory and principles of education
• Exhaustive treatment of the subject in a lucid and cogent manner
• Simple and effective language to help students grasp the subject easily
New in this Edition
• Review exercises in the form of objective-type tests with answers
• A new chapter on Jiddu Krishnamurti, a prominent Indian educational thinker