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FACULTY OF EDUCATION AND PSYCHOLOGY
Department of Education (CASE)
Faculty of Education and Psychology
The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda
OFFICERS OF THE UNIVERSITY
HON’BLE GOVERNOR OF GUJARAT
Dr. (Mrs.) MRUNALINIDEVI PUAR
Prof. Yogendra Singh
Dr. Amit Dholakia Dean Prof. R.G. Kothari I/c Head Department of Education (CASE) Prof. S.C. Panigrahi I/c Head Department of Educational Administration Prof. N. Pradhan Head Department of Psychology Prof. Urmi Nanda Biswas 2 3
During the year 1951, the Department of Educational Administration was added in the Faculty of Education and Psychology. The Department of Educational Administration has been offering Post-Graduate Diploma in Educational Management (PDEM) and Master degree in Educational Management (M.Ed.M.). The Department has UGC-DRS project since 1994. It has undertaken research work on educational management at all levels and women in educational management. Its faculty also guides Ph.D. in Education. The Department of Psychology offers courses leading to the B.A, M.A, and Ph.D degrees in Psychology. This department also offers professional courses leading to the Post-Graduate Diploma in Clinical and Community Psychology, P.G. Diploma in Human Resource Development and P.G.
Diploma in Clinical and Applied Hypnosis. The Faculty set up its Extension Service Centre in
1955. This Centre used to organize seminars, workshops, summer-schools, orientation and training courses, talks, visits, etc fulfilling the needs of the Secondary schools and Primary Teachers‟ Training Colleges of Baroda and Panchmahal district.
In the year 1964, the Department of Education was raised to the status of Centre of Advanced Study in Education (CASE) by the University Grants Commission. The CASE offers the
(i) One Year full time B.Ed (ii) One Year full time M.Ed (iii) M.Phil. in Education (iv) Ph.D in Education (accessible to Post Graduates in Education and in any allied discipline) (v) Post Graduate Diploma in Guidance and Counselling CASE offers Research Fellowships for four years to those who have passed the University Grants Commission‟s Junior Research fellowship examination to pursue their doctoral studies.
Teacher Fellowships for a stipulated period of time are offered to teachers of colleges and universities to enable them to pursue doctoral studies.
The above paragraphs are brief resume of the Faculty‟s activities and the following pages are devoted to the discussion of M.Ed programmes only.
List of Members of the Teaching Staff:
The list of the members of the teaching faculty with their qualifications.
List of members of the Department of Education and CASE
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MASTER IN EDUCATION
This programme visualizes developing in the students the right skills, competencies, attitudes
and values to enable them to effectively undertake the activities of :
The supervisory personnel in the educational institutions.
The teachers in the Colleges of Education as well as in the University Departments of Education.
The teachers in the Primary Teachers Training Institutes.
The researchers in the professional centres of research in education and other allied disciplines.
The educational technologies pertaining to the instruction and its management.
Guidance personnel in education.
Distance educators at different levels of education.
Professionals in Educational Planning and Policy Development.
Educational Consultants and Monitoring and Evaluation of Educational Programmes and Institutions.
O.M.Ed I : ADMISSION A candidate seeking admission to the course leading to the degree of Master of Education must satisfy the following conditions for eligibility.
He/She must have taken degree of Bachelor of Education (B.Ed) of this University or a degree of any other University recognized as equivalent there to with 50% marks or „B‟ Grade in eleven point scale or („C‟ grade in seven point scale).
If the candidate has obtained the B.Ed degree of this university or a degree of any other university recognized as equivalent there to with less than 50% marks or a grade less than „B‟ in eleven point scale or a grade less than „C‟ in seven point scale, he/she must have completed not less than five years of teaching in a recognized Secondary/ Higher Secondary School, after obtaining the B.Ed degree.
He/ She shall have to qualify in the entrance test of the M.Ed course.
A candidate admitted to M.Ed course should not do any other job/course during the same academic year.
The total enrolment in M.Ed. courses shall not exceed 30 students in the academic year.
O.M.Ed 2 : Duration of the Course A Candidate admitted to the M.Ed. course shall undergo a regular course of study as full-time student for one academic year i.e two semesters, 18 weeks per semester. The instruction time will not be less than 24 hours per week.
O.M.Ed 3: Courses Offered
Each M.Ed candidate shall offer two types of courses:
(A) Compulsory Course, (B) Optional Course along with, (C) Dissertation (D) Seminar and (E) Viva-voce Total credits of the entire M.Ed courses are forty eight.
O.M.Ed 3 (C): Dissertation Each candidate shall write a dissertation on an educational topic approved by the Head, Department of Education (CASE) in consultation with the teacher concerned. Four copies of dissertation along with the synopsis shall be submitted to the Faculty office on or before a date fixed by the Dean on the recommendation of the Head, Department of Education (CASE). The dissertation will carry six credits.
O.M.ED.3 (D): Seminar The M.Ed. candidate is required to participate in all the M.Ed. seminars and present at least one paper in each semester. One of the papers should be the research proposal for the M.Ed.
Dissertation. The seminar participation and presentation will carry four credits.
O.M.Ed 3 (E) : Viva –Voce Test (i) Internal Viva-voce Test The candidate shall have to appear before Viva-Voce committee twice during the course at the end of each semester. The internal viva-voce test will carry four credits.
7 8 (ii) External Viva-voce Test There will be an external viva-voce test at the end of the M.Ed. Course. The external Vivavoce Test at the end of the M.Ed. course. The external Viva-voce Test will carry four credits.
O.M.Ed 4: Attendance Every candidate must have 80% attendance in each of the courses offered.
O.M. Ed 5 : Scheme of Evaluation (A) The student‟s performance in each course will be judged on the basis of (1) Periodical tests, (2) Practicum and (3) Semester end Comprehensive test.
The practicum will be assessed in terms of term papers, assignments or fieldwork report. The Semester end Comprehensive test will assess the whole course covered during the semester.
The comprehensive test in each course will have the same weightage as of sessional assessment covering periodical test and practicum.
The following eleven-point scale will be used for grading the performance of the candidate in all the courses where the grade ranges from A to E.
(B) The dissertation will be assessed by (i) An external examiner appointed by Vice-Chancellor and he shall submit his/her written evaluation report and grade assigned to the Chairman of Viva-voce Committee;
(ii) The guiding teacher in consultation with two internal co-examiners appointed by the Head, Department of Education (CASE) will evaluate the dissertation.
The guiding teacher and the two internal Co-examiners will submit their grades along with a written evaluation report indicating the strengths and weaknesses of the dissertation to the guiding teacher. The guiding teacher shall submit the consolidated grade and the three evaluation reports to the Chairman of the Viva-Voce Committee.
In case where grade assigned to the dissertation by the internal and external examiner do not differ by more than two grade points, the final grade will be decided by the average of the two grades.
In case where the grades assigned by the external and internal examiner differ by more than two grade points, the external and internal examiner will decide the final grade in consultation with the Chairman of the viva-voce committee considering the evaluation reports.
(C) Each candidate shall also take internal and external viva-voce test.
Internal Viva-Voce test shall be conducted twice during the course by committees of teachers appointed by the Head, Department of Education (CASE).
The Viva-voce test will focus on candidate‟s grasp of knowledge in various courses offered by him/her, dissertation and participation in seminars organized throughout the M.Ed.
Programme. The internal viva-voce test will carry four credits.
External Viva-voce Test: The Board of examiners consisting of three internal and five external examiners to be appointed by Vice-Chancellor shall assess the performance of such 8 9 candidate and held a viva-voce test of each candidate. The viva-voce test will focus on the candidate‟s grasp of educational problems in general and problems of his/her area of specialization and dissertation topic in particular. The external viva-voce test will carry four credits.
The candidate‟s performance will be assessed on participation and presentation in all seminar sessions. The teachers organizing the seminar session will assess the performance of the candidate on the basis of three major consideration viz, attendance, participation and presentation. The seminar will carry four credits.
O.M.Ed 6: Standard of Passing:
To qualify for appearing in the comprehensive test the candidate must fulfill the following
(i) The periodical test and practical work in each of the courses he/she has offered.
(ii) The candidate failing to fulfill the specific requirements for appearing at the comprehensive examination of the first semester s/he will not be allowed to appear at the said examination.
(iii) To qualify for the degree of Master of Education, the candidate must obtain at least C+ in
each theory course, (b) B in dissertation, (c) C+ in seminar, (d) C+ in Viva-Voce.
(iv) The details regarding Standard of passing in each course group are given below.
(A) Theory Courses: (Compulsory and Optional Courses) (i) A candidate must obtain at least C+ grade in comprehensive test and an aggregate grade of C+ in each of theory courses.
(ii) If a candidate fails to obtain C+ grade in comprehensive test s/he shall have to appear in the comprehensive test of the concerned course/ courses at the end of subsequent semester within a period of three years.
His/Her grade in periodical and practical work assessment will be carried over for calculating aggregate grade of C+ or higher in the concerned course he/she shall be declared to have passed.
(iii) If a candidate fails to obtain C+ grade in periodical test and or practical work assessments and also in comprehensive test s/he shall have to appear in comprehensive test at the end of subsequent semesters within a period of three years. S/he can take the periodical test and or practical work if s/he desires and them appears at the comprehensive text of the same course. If s/he takes the periodical test and/or practiced work assessment his/her new grades will be considered in calculating an aggregate grade, otherwise his/her grades in previous periodical test and/or practical work will be carried over for calculating an aggregate grade. If s/he gets C+ grade in comprehensive also, and an aggregate grade of C+ s/he shall be declared to have passed in the concern course/s.
(iv) If a candidate obtain C+ grade in comprehensive test but fails to obtain an aggregate grade of C+ in any theory course he/she may take the periodical assessments and/or comprehensive test in the concerned course in the subsequent semesters within a period of three years. If he/she gets an aggregate grade of C+ he/she shall be declared to have passed in that course.
(C ) Seminar If a candidate obtains less than C+ grade in seminar, s/he will participate in regular seminar sessions and present the papers required in seminars within a period of three years and if s/he obtained C+ grade s/he shall be declared to have passed.
(D)Viva-Voce If a candidate obtains less than C+ grade in Viva-voce test, he/she shall appear in internal and external viva-voce test respectively and if he/she obtains C+ grade in aggregate he/she shall be declared to have passed.