AP Teacher Eligibility Test Paper II Syllabus

TEACHER ELIGIBILITY TEST JULY 2011
PAPER II
SYLLABUS

I. CHILD DEVELOPMENT AND PEDAGOGY (Marks: 30)
1. DEVELOPMENT OF CHILD
– Development, Growth & Maturation – Concept & Nature
– Principles of development
– Factors influencing Development – Biological, Psychological, Sociological
– Dimensions of Development and their interrelationships – Physical & Motor, Cognitive, Emotional, Social, Moral, Language relating to Infancy, early Childhood, late Child hood, Adolescence.
– Understanding Development – Piaget, Kohlberg, Chomsky, Carl Rogers
– Individual differences – Intra & Inter Individual differences in the areas of Attitudes, Aptitude, Interest, Habits, Intelligence and their Assessment
– Development of Personality – Concept, Factors effecting development of Personality
– Adjustment, Behavioural problems, Mental Health
– Methods and Approaches of Child Development – Observation, Interview, Case study, Experimental, Cross sectional and Longitudinal
– Developmental tasks and Hazards
2. UNDERSTANDING LEARNING
– Concept, Nature of Learning – input – process – outcome
– Factors of Learning – Personal and Environmental
– Approaches to Learning and their applicability–Behaviourism (Skinner, Pavlov, Thorndike), Constructivism (Piaget, Vygotsky), Gestalt(Kohler, Koffka) and Observational (Bandura)
– Dimensions of Learning – Cognitive, Affective and Performance
– Motivation and Sustenance –its role in learning.
– Memory & Forgetting
– Transfer of Learning
3. PEDAGOGICAL CONCERNS
– Teaching and its relationship with learning and learner
– Learners in Contexts: Situating learner in the socio-political and cultural context
– Children from diverse contexts–Children With Special Needs (CWSN), Inclusive Education
– Understanding of pedagogic methods – Enquiry based learning, Project based learning, Survey, Observation and Activity based learning
– Individual and Group learning: Issues and concerns with respect to organizing learning in class room like Study habits, Self learning and Learning to learn skills
– Organizing learning in heterogeneous class room groups – Socio-economic background, Abilities and Interest
– Paradigms of organizing Learning-Teacher centric, Subject centric and Learner centric
– Teaching as Planned activity – Elements of Planning
– Phases of Teaching – Pre active, Interactive and Post active
– General and Subject related skills, competencies required in teaching and attributes of good facilitator
– Learning resources – Self, Home, School, Community, Technology
– Class room Management: Role of student, teacher, Leadership style of teacher, Creation of non-threatening learning environment, Managing behaviour problems, Guidance & Counselling, Punishment and its legal implications, Rights of a child, Time Management.
– Distinction between Assessment for Learning & Assessment of Learning, School based Assessment, Continuous & Comprehensive Evaluation : Perspective & Practice
– Understanding teaching & learning in the context of NCF, 2005 & Right To Education Act, 2009.

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One Comment

  1. RAMESHD says:

    hi
    please clarify me where the standard books are available
    for the syllabus “PEDAGOGICAL CONCERNS” FOR the APTET 2011.

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