Wednesday, 10 August 2011

B.A. (General)/B.Sc. (General) FIRST YEAR SYLLABUS ADULT EDUCATION OF PUNJAB UNIVERSITY, CHANDIGARH

B.A. I (GENERAL) FIRST YEAR EXAMINATION
Max. Marks 200
Theory 90 marks
Internal Assessment 10 marks
Time : 3 Hours
GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE PAPER-SETTER
The question paper will consist of five units: I, II, III, IV and V. Units I, II, III and IV
will have two questions from the respective units of the syllabus and will carry 18 marks
each. Unit V will consist of six short answer type questions which will cover the entire
syllabus uniformly and will carry 18 marks in all. Each short question will carry 3 marks.
GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE CANDIDATE
The students will be required to attempt one question each from units I, II, III and IV.
The students are required to attempt 6 short questions in Unit V which will be compulsory.
The question paper should preferably carry internal division of marks for all the subquestions
of one main question.

OBJECTIVES OF THE COURSE:
The objectives of the paper are:
1. To introduce students with meaning, scope and components of adult education
2. To provide an overview of history of adult education.
3. To equip students with objectives, strategies and implementation of National Literacy
Mission’s Programs.
4. To acquaint students with structuring of teaching- learning environment for an adult
learner.
UNIT- I
Adult Education: Concept, Meaning, Brief History during Post-Independence Period
Scope, Components of Adult Education i.e. Literacy, Numeracy, Awareness and
Functionality.
UNIT- II
National Literacy Mission: Objectives, Strategies & Implementation.
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UNIT- III
Structuring Teaching Learning Environment for Adult Learners:
Identifications of Area, Survey of the Community, Identification of
Learners, Campaign for enrolment, enrolment of the learners and day to
day functioning of Adult Education Centre, Involvement of Community
and Developmental Agencies. .
UNIT-IV
Various forms of Adult Education i.e. Social Education, Community Education, Basic
Education and Life Long Education.
PRACTICAL /FIELD WORK 100 marks
Participation of the students in the following and preparation of Project Report:
1. Survey of the Village/Area: General Information Regarding the Village; its
Economic, Social and Cultural Activities; Needs and Problems.
2. Preparation of Profile of the Area
3. Organization of Adult Education Centres for Basic Literacy Development.
The break up of 100 marks allotted to practical is as under:
External Internal
i) Viva-Voice 30 marks 3
ii) Written Questions Based on the Project 20 marks 2
iii) Project Report 40 marks 5
The Project Report must be submitted, 15 days in advance from the date/s of practical
examination, to the Principal of the concerned College/Institution.
Books Recommended
1. Pangotra, N.N. : Adult Education, Project through
Universities and Colleges, CACEE,
Panjab University, 1987.
2. Directorate of Adult Education Training of Adult Education Functionaries
Ministry of Education, Govt. of 1-4, D.A.E. 1980
India
3. Datta, S.C. Adult Education in India, Indian Adult
Education Association, New Delhi, 1986.
4. Directorate of Adult Education The National Adult Education Programme,
1978
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5. Directorate of Adult Education Fifty Years of Adult Education in India
6. Dept. of Education, Ministry of National Literacy, Mission - 1988
Human Resource Development
Govt. of India
7. Kundu, C.L. Adult Education : Principles, Practices and
Prospectus, Sterling Publishers, Delhi 1984.
8. Mali, M.G. Adult Education in India, Deep and Deep
Publication, New Delhi, 1984
9. Sharma, I.P. Adult Education in India, Natiional Book
Organization, 1985
10. Styler, W.E. Adult Education in India, Oxford
University Press, 1986
11. Singh Sohan History of Adult Education, The Indian
Adult Education Association, New Delhi,
1957
12. Brijendra, M. Mathur Adult Education & Social Change, The
Associated Publishers, Ambala Cantt, 1989.
13. Yadav, R.S. Adult Education Training & Productivity,
The Indian Publications, Ambala Cantt,
1991
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B.A. (General)/B.Sc. (General) SECOND YEAR SYLLABUS
ADULT EDUCATION
B.A. II (GENERAL) SECOND YEAR EXAMINATION, 2010
Max. Marks 200
Theory 90 marks
Internal Assessment 10 marks
Time : 3 Hours
GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE PAPER-SETTER
The question paper will consist of five units: I, II, III, IV and V. Units I, II, III and IV
will have two questions from the respective units of the syllabus and will carry 18 marks
each. Unit V will consist of six short answer type questions which will cover the entire
syllabus uniformly and will carry 18 marks in all. Each short question will carry 3 marks.
GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE CANDIDATE
The students will be required to attempt one question each from units I, II, III and IV.
The students are required to attempt 6 short questions in Unit V which will be compulsory.
The question paper should preferably carry internal division of marks for all the subquestions
of one main question.
OBJECTIVES OF THE COURSE:
The objectives of the paper are:
1. To expose students to the psychology of adult leaner and the strategies used to
motivate them.
2. To provide an overview of concept and strategies of Total Literacy Campaign.
3. To provide the basis of suitability of teaching-learning materials and audio visuals
material used for neo-literates.
4. To acquaint students with various agencies of adult education.
5. To expose students with the monitoring methods, procedures and levels of
monitoring.
6. To account students with evaluation of Adult Education programme.
7. To acquaint students with adult education and its linkage with development.
THEORY:
UNIT – I
i) Psychology of Adult Learners and Motivational Strategies.
ii) Total Literacy Campaign: Concept and Strategies.
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UNIT – II
i) Suitability of Teaching-Learning Materials and Audio Visuals; Material for
Neoliterates.
ii) Suitability of Training Material for Preraks and Nodal Preraks.
UNIT – III
i) Agencies of Adult Education : Government and Non-Government
ii) Monitoring of Adult Education Program: The Paradigm Context: General
Considerations, Need for Monitoring, Components in Monitoring Methods,
Procedures and Levels of Monitoring.
UNIT – IV
i) Evaluation of Adult Education Program : Meaning and Scope, its
Purpose, Preparation of Programs for Evaluation.
ii) Adult Education and its Linkage with Development.
PRACTICAL/FIELD WORK 100 marks
Participation of the students in the following:
i) Monitoring of 5 Adult Education Centres
ii) Evaluation of 5 Adult Learners.
The break up of 100 marks allotted to practical is as under:
External Internal
i) Viva-Voice 30 marks 3
ii) Written Questions Based on the Project 20 marks 2
iii) Project Report 40 marks 5
Books Recommended
1. Singh, Madan & Mahanty : Companion to Adult Education
National Literacy Mission
Director of Adult Education
Ministry of Human Resources
Development,
Dept. of Adult Education, New
Delhi,1999
2. Alan Rogers : Teaching Adults, Sterling Publishers
Pvt. Ltd.,New Delhi,1989
3. Mohanty J. : Adult & Non formal Education,Deep
Publications, New Delhi.1993
4. Chopra R. & Grover R. : Adult Education, The Indian
Publications, Ambala Cantt. 1982
5. Melcoln Tight : Education for Adults, Vol. I, Groom
Helm, London. 1983
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B.A. (General)/B.Sc.(General) THIRD YEAR SYLLABUS
ADULT EDUCATION
B.A. III (GENERAL) THIRD YEAR EXAMINATION, 2010
Max. Marks 200
Theory 90 marks
Internal Assessment 10 marks
Time : 3 Hours
GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE PAPER-SETTER
The question paper will consist of five units: I, II, III, IV and V. Units I, II, III and IV
will have two questions from the respective units of the syllabus and will carry 18 marks
each. Unit V will consist of six short answer type questions which will cover the entire
syllabus uniformly and will carry 18 marks in all. Each short question will carry 3 marks.
GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE CANDIDATE
The students will be required to attempt one question each from units I, II, III and IV.
The students are required to attempt 6 short questions in Unit V which will be compulsory.
The question paper should preferably carry internal division of marks for all the subquestions
of one main question.
OBJECTIVES OF THE COURSE:
The objectives of the paper are:
1. To expose students to the concept, importance and scope of continuing education.
2. To provide an overview of women empowerment.
3. To acquaint students with the basis of life skills education, its concept, meaning and
its various forms.
4. To acquaint students with role of ICTs and mass media in adult education
5. To expose students with life long learning and its future perspectives.
6. To equip students with role of universities in adult and continuing education
programs.
7. To explain students extension as third dimension.
THEORY:
UNIT – I
(a) Continuing Education : Concept, Importance, Scope and Objectives;
Types of Continuing Education Programs.
(b) Women Empowerment – Concept, Need and its Importance.
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UNIT – II
(a) Life Skills Education – Its Meaning, Concept and its Various Forms
1. Psycho-Social Skills
2. Communication Skills
3. Health Living Skills
4. Problem Solving and Decision Making Skills
5. Co-operation and Team Work Related Skills
6. Recreational Skills
7. Computer Related Skills
8. Work Related Skills
9. Disaster Management Skills
10. Entrepreneurial Skills
(b) Role of ICTs and Mass Media in Adult Education
UNIT – III
Life Long Learning – Meaning, Concept, Need, Scope, Strategies,
Implications and Future Perspectives.
UNIT – IV
(a) Extension – The Third Dimension : Major Thrust, Programs and
Activities.
(b) Role of Universities in Adult & Continuing Education Programs.
PRACTICAL/FIELD WORK 100 marks
Undertaking any one of the following and preparation of Report:
1. Organization of Two Awareness Generating Programs and Report Writing
2. Organization of Two Extension Lectures in Slum Village and Report Writing.
The break up of 100 marks allotted to practical is as under:
External Internal
i) Viva-Voice 30 marks 3
ii) Written Questions Based on the Project 20 marks 2
iii) Project Report 40 marks 5
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Books Recommended
1. Singh, Madan : Companion to Adult Educators
National Literacy Mission
Director of Adult Education
Ministry of Human Resource
Development,
Dept. of Adult Education, New
Delhi, 1999
2. Suriakanthi, A. : Perspectives of Continuing
Education, Dept. of Adult,
Continuing Education &
Extension,
Gandhi Gram Rural University,
Gandhi Gram, 2007
3. Parthasarathy, K. : Facets of Adult and Continuing
Education, School of Education,
Centre for Adult, Continuing
Education & Extension,
Bharathidasan University
Trichirappatti, 2006
4. Parthasarathy, K. : Population Education and Youth
Development, School of Education,
Centre for Adult, Continuing
Education and Extension,
Bharathidasan University,
Trichirappatti, 2007
5. Alan Rogers : Teaching Adults, Sterling Publishers
Pvt. Ltd.,New Delhi,1989
6. Mohanty J. : Adult & Non formal Education,
Deep Publications, New Delhi.1993
7. U.G.C.Guidelines. (X and XI Plan) : University Grants Commission,
for Adult, Continuing Education and Extension New Delhi

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