Course Title: 
Advanced Pedagogy of Physics
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Year Taught: 
Integrated Degree
School of Arts and Sciences

'Advanced Pedagogy of Physics' is a course offered in the sixth semester of Integrated B.Sc. - B.Ed. in Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics program at the School of Arts and Sciences, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Mysuru campus.

On completion of the course, the student teacher will;

  • Develop the skill of analyzing the Physicscontent in terms of content and learning experiences.
  • State objectives in behavioural terms, prepare Year Plan, Unit Plan and Lesson Plan.
  • Acquire the knowledge of professional Competencies of a PhysicsTeacher.
  • Conduct experiments and does demonstrations in Physics.
  • Construct Achievement and Diagnostic Tests, organise Co-Curricular Activities.

Unit I: Co-Curricular Activities in Physics

  1. Meaning, Importance and organization of Science Club.
  2. Organization of activities of Science Club - Field Visits, Science fair, exhibition, Museum, celebrating ‘Days of Scientific Significance’.

Unit II: Tools of Assessment in Physics

  1. Construction of an achievement test, Port folios, Checklists and rubrics.
  2. Different types of test items – merits and demerits.

Unit III: Testing and Evaluation in Physics

  1. Diagnostic test and remedial teaching in Physics.
  2. Evaluation through projects, seminars and assignments.

Unit IV: Role of Teacher

  1. Qualities of a Physics Teacher.
  2. Competencies of a Physics Teacher.

Unit V: Professional Qualities of Teacher

  1. Professional growth of a Physics Teacher.
  2. Professional ethics of a Physics Teacher.


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  1. Preparation of blue print.
  2. Preparation of Test Items.
  3. Preparation of a well-balanced question paper for 8th and 9th std.
  4. Preparation of work book for existing 8th and 9th Physics text book.
  5. Preparation of self-evaluation tool.
  6. Preparation of different types of questions for different levels of learning and analysis.
  7. Procedure to be followed for item analysis and its interpretation.


  1. Organization of a science club.
  2. Organization of science fair, science competitions, field trips and exhibition with reference to Physics.
  3. Expected and existing competencies of a Physics teacher.
  4. Preparation of model question paper with blue print.