Practical & Written Examinations

Programme content
The programme will consist of a theory component and a        practicum component.

B.Ed. – First Year Theory Courses for (2016-2018)

S.No.

Course Name

Marks
for
Theory

Marks for
T&A

Total

Course 1

Childhood and Growing Up

70

30

100

Course 2

Contemporary India and Education

70

30

100

Course 3

Learning and Teaching

70

30

100

Course 4

Language across the Curriculum

35

15

50

Course 5

Understanding Disciplines and Subjects

35

15

50

Course 6

Gender, School and Society

35

15

50

Course 7(a)

Pedagogy of a School subject – Part – I(Methodology)

35

15

50

  Sub – Total

350

150

500

Engagement with the Field for First Year
[Courses on Enhancing Professional Capacities (EPC)

Course EPC 1

Reading and Reflecting on Texts

50 

Course EPC 2

Drama and Art in Education

50 

Course EPC 3

Critical Understanding of ICT

50 

  Sub – Total

150 

  Grand Total (500+150)

650 

Note: T & A refers to ‘Tasks and Assignments’ which are evaluated by continuous internal assessment.
[The courses on ‘Enhancing Professional Capacities’ (EPC 1, EPC 2 & EPC 3) are evaluated by continuous internal assessment.]

B.Ed Second Year:(2015-2017) Details of Theory Courses & Practical Components

  Group – A: Perspectives in Education
Course

Code

Name of the Course Internal Mark External Mark Total Mark
SPEKC Knowledge and Curriculum Development 30 70 100
SPECS Creating an Inclusive School 15 35 50
SPEGS Gender, School, and Society 15 35 50
  Sub – Total 60 140 200
 
Group – B : Curriculum and Pedagogic Studies  
Course Code

 

Name of the Course Internal Mark External Mark Total Mark
SCPTA Pedagogy of Tamil : Part –II (Content Mastery) 15 35 50
SCPEN Pedagogy of English : Part –II (Content Mastery)
SCPMA Pedagogy of Mathematics : Part –II (Content Mastery)
SCPCS

 

Pedagogy of Computer Science : Part –II (ContentMastery)
SCPPS

 

Pedagogy of Physical Science : Part –II (Content Mastery)
SCPBS

 

Pedagogy of Biological Science : Part –II (Content Mastery)
SCPHI Pedagogy of History : Part –II (Content Mastery)
  Sub – Total 15 35 50
Grand Total (200+50) 250
Course Code Name of the Course Internal Mark External Mark Total Mark
SOCIP Innovations in Pedagogical Sciences 30 70 100
SOCEA Educational Administration and Management
SOCVE Value Education
SOCWE Work Education
SOCGC Guidance and Counselling
Sub – Total 30 70 100
           

B.Ed Second Year: Details of Practical Components

Sl.No ACTIVITIES Level – I Level -II Total Marks
Marks Marks

 

School Internship (16 Weeks)(Allotment of Schools for School Internship for student teachersare subject to prior approval from the concerned District Educational Authorities. ThePrincipals of the Colleges of Education have to submitthe School Internship Schedule to the Tamil Nadu  Teachers Education University)

 

 

 

 

1

Teaching Competency                                           (a) Level – I (Pertaining to the School Subject of the student-teachers)                                            (b) Level – II (Pertaining to the School Subject of the student-teachers)

50 50 100
 2

Lesson Plan Records                                            a) Lesson Plan Record : Level – I(30 Lesson Plans pertaining to the School Subject of the student-teachers)                                                   b) Lesson Plan Record : Level – II (30 Lesson Plans pertaining to the School Subject of  the student – teachers)

15 15 30
 3

Test and Measurement Records                 (Based on the Achievement Tests Constructed and administered by student –Teachers)                                                                  a) Level – I (Pertaining to the School subject of the student teachers)                                            b) Level – II (pertaining to the School Subject of the student – teachers)

15 15 30
  4

Preparation and Use of TLM relating to Lesson Plans                                                            a) Preparation and Use of 30 TLM : Level – I       b) Preparation and Use of 30 TLM : Level – II

10 10 20
5

Work Experience Record                              (Preparation of socially useful productive materials like pickles, phenol, soap powder, candle, files, office covers, etc.)

10
 6

Field Trip Record / Education Tour Record (Organisation, participation and reporting on One-day Field Trip/Education Tour related to any concept of B.Ed Curriculum with prior approval from the competent authorities and the Tamil Nadu Teachers Education University)

10
 7

Drama and Art Record  (Conducting any 5 activities by the student-teachers  with an emphasis on self-realization through Drama, Puppet show, Dance, Music, Song, Painting, Drawing, Clay modeling, Rangoli, Paper cutting, Paper folding,  Visits to places of importance of Art & Architecture, Exhibitions, Cultural centers, Book Fair, Art Gallery etc. either at Level – I or Level – II)

50
  Grand Total 250     250

 NOTE:

(a) Level – I refers to Standard VI to VIII (Upper Primary), compulsory for all student –teachers. For activities pertaining to Level – I, student-teachers shall select eitherStandard VI or VII or VIII as per the requirement of the co-operative schools.  (b) Level – II refers to Standard IX & X (Secondary) for UG qualified student – teachers /Standard XI & XII (Higher Secondary / Senior Secondary) for PG qualified student –teachers.

           SCHEME OF CONTINUOUS AND COMPREHENSIVE EVALUATION FOR                     FULL COURSE (30 MARKS) (Full Course: 1. Knowledge and Curriculum)

S.No Components Marks
1 Assignments (An average of Two Assignments) 10
2 Seminar 10
3 Class Tests (An average of 2 Unit Tests) 10
  Total 30

                   SCHEME OF CONTINUOUS AND COMPREHENSIVE EVALUATION FOR                                                                     HALF A COURSE (15 MARKS)                                                                  (Half a Course: 1. Creating an Inclusive School; 2.Gender,                                         School, and Society; 3. Pedagogy of aSchool Subject – Part – II                       [Content Mastery].)

S.No Components Marks
1 Assignments (An average of Two Assignments) 5
2 Seminar 5
3 Class Tests (An average of 2 Unit Tests) 5 5
  Total 15

                                          SCHEME OF TERM-END EXAMINATION                                              SECOND YEAR: FOR A FULL COURSE AND FOR HALF A COURSE     Question paper pattern for Term-End Examination

Type of Course

 

Type of Questions

 

Marks Total Marks

 

Maximum words / page limits for each question 

Duration of Examination

Full Course Essay Questions   ( 7 out of        10 ) 7 x 10 70 600 words/ 5 pages for each question 3 hours
Half a Course Essay Questions    ( 5 out of 7 ) 5 x 7 35 300 words/ 3 pages foreach question 1 ½ hours

M.Ed., FIRST YEAR (2016-17)    I THEORY COMPONENTS

Sl. No.

Course Code COURSES

MARKS

PERSPECTIVE COURSES

Internal External Total
1 FPHPE Historical and Political Economy of Education in India

30

70

100

2 FPAEP Advanced Educational Psychology

30

70

100

3 FPCDD Curriculum Design and development

30

70

100

TOOL COURSE

4 FTBER Basics in Educational Research

30

70

100

TEACHER EDUCATION COURSE

5 FTEEL Teacher Education in India: Secondary and Higher secondary Level

30

70

100

SPECIALISATION: CORE COURSE

6 FSCPA curriculum, pedagogy and assessment at elementary level 

30

70

100

SPECIALISATION: THEMATIC COURSE
(Choose anyone of the following courses)
7 FSPAE  Planning And Administration Of Elementary Education

30

70

100

FSECE Early Childhood Care And Education

TOTAL

210

490

700

M.Ed., FIRST YEAR   II – PRACTICUM COMPONENTS

Sl. No.  ACTIVITIES

MARKS

1

Field Immersion with Co-operative Schools (2 Weeks): (The prospective Teacher Educators shall be present in the cooperative schools concerned to the Teacher Education Institutions and prepare Reflective reports upon the administration, curriculum transaction, mode of evaluation and student – teachers’ curricular and co-curricular activities. The report of the same has to be submitted during the Practical Examinations).

50

2

Field Visit (2 Weeks): The prospective teacher educators shall visit and write reflective reports on anyone of the Teacher Education Institutions that are engaged in developing innovative curriculum and pedagogic practice, educational policy planning, educational management and administration etc.

75

3

Communication Skills I: Expository Writing The Prospective Teacher – Educators shall write the conceptual framework related to the problem/topic chosen for the dissertation and present it in the form of seminars for discussions and suggestions. The record of the same need to be submitted during thePractical Examination.

75

4

Self – Development : Yoga The Prospective Teacher – Educators shall demonstrate and conduct five sessions of yoga teaching to practice Yoga by the students of the cooperative schools. Proceeding of these activities has to be recorded and the same has to be submitted on the days of Practical Examinations.

50

 

TOTAL

300

M.Ed., SECOND YEAR (2016-17)  I – THEORY COMPONENTS

Sl. No.

Course Code COURSES

MARKS

PERSPECTIVE COURSES

Internal External

Total

1

SPPSE Philosophical and Sociological

30

70

100

2

SPATI Advanced Techniques of Instruction

30

70

100

TOOL COURSE

3

STAER

Advanced Educational Research and Statistics

30

70

100

TEACHER EDUCATION COURSE

4

STESL

Teacher Education in India:Secondary and Higher SecondaryLevel

30

70

100

SPECIALISATION: CORE COURSE

5

SSCCA Curriculum, Pedagogy and  Assessment at Secondary Level

30

70

100

SPECIALISATION: THEMATIC COURSE
(Choose anyone of the following courses)

6

SSTED

Education for Differently Abled  Learners

30

70

100

SSTAM

Planning, Administration and Management of Secondary and Higher   Secondary Education

SSTHE

Trends in Indian Higher Education

TOTAL

180

420 600

 

M.Ed., SECOND YEAR II – PRACTICUM COMPONENTS

Sl. No.

 ACTIVITIES

MARKS

1

a) Dissertation: (The dissertation includes: Appropriate title/topic, statement of the problem; scope and limitations; objectives; operational definitions of variables; need and importance of the study; review of  related studies; method of study; analysis and interpretation of data; results, discussion and conclusion; bibliography and appendices).

100

b) Viva-Voce: (The prospective teacher educators shall submit the data  sheets, master table, analysis output and the completed dissertation during the Vive-voce examinations).

50

2

a) Field based Internship in the Cooperative School (1 Week): (The prospective teacher educators shall observe the teaching and other co curricular activities both at level I & II of student – teachers in the cooperative schools and submit their Reflective records on the same during the practical examinations).

50

b) Field based Internship in the Teacher Education Institution (3 Weeks): Each prospective teacher educators should be attached with their Parent Teacher Education Institution or anyone of the Teacher Education Institution for field immersion for a period of 3 weeks continuously to undertake the following activities. The prospective teacher educators shall be engaged handling 12 classes during the field immersion @ 4 classes per week in their Parent Teacher Education Institution or nearby Teacher Education Institutions attached with  TNTEU, offering B.Ed., course. Each prospective teacher educators should submit their field attachment appraisal reports duly endorsed by the mentor as well as by the Head of the Institutions, where he/she is attached with and the same need to be submitted at the time of Practical examinations.

75

3

Communication Skills II: Academic Writing  (Publication of minimum ONE Research article (Full paper) related to  the dissertation topic of the prospective teacher educators in Educational  Journals and the same need to be appended in the M.Ed., dissertation).

75

4

Hands on Training: (The prospective teacher educators shall prepare a  master table based on the data collected and the data shall be statistically  analyzed using any software. The output of the data has to be submitted  during the Practical examinations).

50

TOTAL

400

Passing Minimum for written Examination:

Each candidate should apply for the written examination in the first attempt, A candidate shall be declared to have passed the Written Examination only if he or she secures not less than 50% in each of the 7 courses, with a minimum of 45% in the external examination in each paper. All other candidates shall be deemed to have failed in the Written Examination. A candidate who fails in one or more courses in the Written Examination shall be permitted to appear again only for those courses in which he/she failed.

Reappearance for Written Examination:

A Panel consisting of Three members (one Convener and One Members) dully appointed by the Tamil Nadu Teachers Education University will examine the teaching competency of each candidate and also his/her practical works/ records.

Students should develop and maintain work Books/ Record Note Books and other Reports of the activities related to all practicum components bearing the following weightage.

Passing Minimum for Practicum Components:

Each candidate should apply for the practical examination in the first attempt. Candidates who have secured not less than 50% in each of the practical activities for which weightage is given shall be deemed to have passed in the practical examination. Others will be treated as unsuccessful candidates in the practical examination.

All the records related to the Practical Components should be made available to the duly appointed Practical Examination Board at the time of Practical Examination and whose decision on the marks to be awarded shall be final.

Reappearance for practicum component:

 Each unsuccessful candidate shall be permitted to reappear for the practical components examinations within the next three consecutive academic years.

 Retotalling or revaluation:

 Candidates can apply for either retotalling or revaluation or both to the Tamil Nadu Teachers Education University within 10 days after the publication of results by paying necessary fee prescribed by the university.

Classification of successful candidates:

A candidate shall be awarded the B.Ed degree if he/she has passed both the theory component and the practicum components.

Successful candidates shall be classified as specified hereunder by taking into account their total marks secured both in theory and practical examinations.

Percentage of Marks Classification
50 to 59 Second Class
60 to 74 First Class
75 and above Distinction