EFFECT OF COMPUTER BASED INDIVIDUALISTIC AND COOPERATIVE LEARNING STRATEGY ON ACHIEVEMENT IN CHEMISTRY IN RELATION TO SCIENTIFIC CREATIVITY By Dr. Anuradha Sekhri

Abstract This study investigates the effect of computer based individualistic and cooperative learning strategy on achievement in chemistry in relation to scientific creativity. The sample of 216 students was drawn from IXth class taken from five different schools of Chandigarh affiliated to Central Board of Secondary Education Board, New Delhi. Computer based individualistic and cooperative learning was prepared and implemented to the experimental groups after pre- testing and gain scores were computed after post-test for all the students. The data was collected with the help of Scientific Creativity Test by…

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PSYCHOLOGICAL CHARACTERISTICS OF FOOTBALL PLAYERS ACCORDING TO THEIR PLAYING POSITIONS By Goswami, Sukanta[1] and Sarkar, L. N.

Abstract The purpose of this paper was to compare the psychological characteristics among the players of football in relation to the player position. The analysed sample included forty five male players who participated in the All India football competitions. The age levels of the subjects were ranged from 18-25 years. Subjects were divided into three groups (each group consists of fifteen players) on the basis of their position of play (defenders, midfielders and forwards). Purposive sampling method was used for the study. To measure the psychological characteristics of the subjects,…

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COMPETENCY BASED SECONDARY TEACHER EDUCATION PROGRAMME: A STUDY ON CONGLOMERATE ANALYSIS FOR CORE TEACHING COMPETENCY By Dr.N.Sasikumar

Abstract This study is aimed to conglomerate analyze the core teaching competency for secondary teacher education programme.   Teaching competency includes teaching behaviour and teaching skills. Teaching behaviours can be linked with knowledge of the subject matter and its presentation. The teacher acquires that knowledge through his continuous efforts and learns presentation during their training which determines his effectiveness. In India after independence the educational setup had changed a lot.  There was a tremendous change in higher education.  They formed many committees to review the quality of teacher education. In this…

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FROM MATRILINY TO PATRILINY: A STUDY OF THE DECLINE OF MARUMAKKATHAYAM AMONG MALABAR MUSLIMS By Dr. P.Musthafa Farook

Marumakkathayam is a peculiar social institution which was practiced in Kerala society during the medieval period. The social, economic and cultural aspects of the contemporary life of the period were influenced by this system. The emergence of feudalism, the predominance of Brahmins in the social hierarchy, absence of social mobility and political fragmentation were the developments that coincided with this system. The institution was the inheritance and succession through the sister’s children in the female line tracing descent from a common ancestress. A large group of people descended from a…

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ATTITUDE OF SECONDARY SCHOOL TEACHERS TOWARDS PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITIES By Dr.Hassankoya M.P.

Abstract Good school’s foundation is formed by good teachers and improving teacher’s skill and knowledge is one of the most important needs of today. Professional development helps to develop and expand the instructional flexibility with the help of emerging new technology. Professional development is an important element of school improvement and student achievement. Teachers’ professional development activities should be aligned with standards, assignments, workshop, seminar, research, travel, and working with other experienced person and colleagues. Teachers should routinely set their own, informal, ongoing professional development agendas like additional courses, pursuing…

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DIGITAL LEARNING: GAINING OR DRAINING By Reshma Majeed

Abstract In the 1950 s, at the dawn of the great television decade, some television companies ran campaign ads saying that a TV in the home would bring families closer and would improve student grades. A half century later studies revealed that TV had adverse effects on human relationships as well as the learning abilities of children. Some argue that digital learning too is promoted today as a cure-all for the problems of classroom learning. The past decade has produced more than a few advocates for digital learning. According to…

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CUSTOMER PERCEPTION TOWARDS SERVICE QUALITY WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO SPECIALTY RETAIL STORES By Kalaiselvi and Dr. V. Selvam

Abstract  This research is focused on the Customers perception and satisfaction towards retail specialty Stores in Chennai City. Various Dimension related to service quality are been analyzed and measured. This study helps us to understand the customer’s perception towards various dimensional SERVOQUAL and identifying those dimensions which have to be concentrated which leads to customer satisfaction and retain loyal customers by providing additional services preferred. Keywords: Customer perception, Satisfaction, Service quality.

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HandloomWeavers’ Awareness LEVEL about Government Schemes: A study in Erode District of Tamil Nadu By Dr.A.Selvaraj, and N.Tamilarasi

Abstract Handloom Industry is an ancient cottage industry in India with a decentralized set up, spread throughout the length and breadth of the country. The industry provides direct and indirect employment to several lakhs of people who are engaged in pre-loom, post-loom and marketing activities. The handloom weavers constitute the largest work force next only to agriculture in India.  The unique feature of the industry is its ability to provide employment to a large number of persons with far less average capital employed per worker compared to the other sectors…

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A COMPARATIVE STUDY ON INTENSITY OF INTIMACY, PASSION AND COMMITMENT IN ROMANTIC RELATIONSHIP BASED ON GENDER By Boban Eranimos and Surya Thankappan

Abstract The present study investigates the intensity of intimacy, passion and commitment in romantic relationship based on gender. The total sample consisted of 50 subjects, which include 25 males and 25 females. The descriptive survey method was used for the present study. Purposive sampling method was used for sample selection. Sternberg’s Triangular Love Scale (STLS) were used for assessing the intensity of intimacy, passion and commitment among people who are in romantic love. Results revealed that male subjects have significantly higher level of passion than female subjects. There were no…

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IMPACT OF MID-DAY MEAL SCHEME ON ENROLLMENT OF GIRL STUDENTS AND SC STUDENTS IN GOVT. SCHOOLS By Dr. Amandeep Kaur and Ritu Bansal

Abstract The present study deals with the impact of mid day meal scheme on the enrollment of students in govt. rural schools of Punjab. The study focused on enrollment of only girl students and only SC students before and after the implementation of scheme. The data was taken from the office record of schools. Analysis was done with help of percentage and graphical representation of data. The results showed that total strength of students, strength of girl students and strength of SC students increased after implementation of Mid Day Meal…

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