Teaching Aptitude (Updated Study Material)
Teaching: Concept, Objectives, Levels of teaching (Memory, Understanding and Reflective), Characteristics and basic requirements.
Learner’s characteristics: Characteristics of adolescent and adult learners (Academic, Social, Emotional and Cognitive), Individual differences.
Factors affecting teaching related to: Teacher, Learner, Support material, Instructional facilities, Learning environment and Institution.
Methods of teaching in Institutions of higher learning: Teacher centred vs. Learner centred methods; Off-line vs. On-line methods (Swayam, Swayamprabha, MOOCs etc.
Teaching Support System: Traditional, Modern and ICT based.
Evaluation Systems: Elements and Types of evaluation, Evaluation in Choice Based Credit System in Higher education, Computer based testing, Innovations in evaluation systems.
MCQs/Practice Questions Teaching Aptitude
Communication (Updated Study Material)
Communication: Meaning, types and characteristics of communication
Effective communication: Verbal and Non-verbal, Inter-Cultural and group communications, Classroom communication.
Barriers to effective communication.
Mass-Media and Society
Research Aptitude (Updated Study Material)
Research: Meaning, types and characteristics, positive and post-positivistic approach to research.
Methods of Research: Experimental, Descriptive, Historical, Qualitative and Quantitative and Qualitative methods.
Steps of Research
Thesis and Article writing: Format and styles of referencing.
Application of ICT in research
MCQs/Practice Questions (Research Aptitude) (Revised Syllabus)
Higher Education System (Updated Study Material)
Institutions of higher learning and education in ancient India.
Evolution of higher learning and research in Post Independence India.
Oriental, Conventional and Non-conventional learning programmes in India
Professional, Technical and Skill based education
Value education and environmental education
Policies, governance and administration
Information and Communication Technology (Updated Study Material)
ICT: General abbreviations and terminology.
Basics of Internet, Intranet, E-mail, Audio and Video-conferencing.
Digital initiatives in higher education.
ICT and Governance
People and Environment
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Number series, letter series; codes, Relationships, classification.