COURSE SUMMARY
Course Title: 
Advanced Pedagogy of Physics
Course Code: 
18EDU311
Year Taught: 
2019
Semester: 
6
Degree: 
Integrated Degree
School: 
School of Arts and Sciences
Campus: 
Mysuru

'Advanced Pedagogy of Physics' is a course offered at the School of Arts and Sciences, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Mysuru campus.

On completion of the course, the student teacher will;

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

Unit I: Co-Curricular Activities in Physics

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

Unit II: Tools of Assessment in Physics

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

Unit III: Testing and Evaluation in Physics
3.1 Diagnostic test and remedial teaching in Physics.
3.2 Evaluation through projects, seminars and assignments.

Unit IV: Role of Teacher

4.1 Qualities of a Physics Teacher
4.2 Competencies of a Physics Teacher

Unit V: Professional Qualities of Teacher

5.1 Professional growth of a Physics Teacher.
5.2 Professional ethics of a Physics Teacher..

Tutorials
  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.

Practicum
  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.
Textbooks
  1. Agarwal D.D.(2001). Modern Methods of Teaching Biological Science, New Delhi: Sarup& Sons.
  2. Chand, B. (1986). Teaching of Science, Ludhiana: Prakash Brothers.
  3. Monika Davar (2012). Teaching of Science, New Delhi:PHI learning private Ltd.
  4. Siddiqui and Siddiqui (1998). Teaching of Science-Today and Tomorrow, New Delhi: Doaba House.

References
  1. Ameetha P. (2006). Methods of Teaching Biological Science, Hyderabad: Neelkamal Publications Pvt. Ltd.
  2. AnjuSoni(2000). Teaching of Science, Ludhiana: Tandon Publications.
  3. Chikkara and Sharma (2000). Teaching of Biological Science (Life Sciences), Ludhiana:Tandon Publications.
  4. Das, R. C. (1985). Science Teaching in School, New Delhi: Sterling Publishers.
  5. Ediger M and Rao D.B. (2003). Science Curriculum, New Delhi:Discovery Publishing House.
  6. Ediger M and Rao D.B. (2004). Teaching Science Successfully, New Delhi:Discovery Publishing House.
  7. Joyce, Bruce and Marsha Weil (2000). Models of Teaching (4thEdn.), New Delhi: Prentice hall Inc.
  8. Kalara, R. N. (1981). Innovations in Science Teaching, Lucknow: Prakashan Kendra.
  9. Miller, D. (1967). Methods and Materials for Teaching Biological Sciences. McGrawHill book Co.
  10. Myageri C.V.(2006).Teaching of Life Science, Gadag: Vidyanidhi Prakashana. 
  11. Nanda V.K.(2002). Teaching of General Science in Elementary Schools, New Delhi: Anmol Publication Pvt. Ltd.
  12. Nanda V.K.(2004). Science Education Today, New Delhi: Anmol Publication Pvt. Ltd.
  13. Radha Mohan(2013). Innovative Science Teaching for Physical Sience Teachers, New Delhi:PHI learning private Ltd.
  14. Rao, C. B. and Lakshmi, G. B.(2004). Methods of Teaching Life Sciences, New Delhi : Discovery Publishing House.
  15. PromilaSharama (2009). Teaching of life science, New Delhi: A P H Corporation Ansari Road,DaryaGanj. 
  16. Sharma, R. C. (1987). Modern Science Teaching, Delhi: DhanpatRai and Sons.
  17. Siddiqui M. H. (2005). Teaching of Science, New Delhi: A.P.H.Publishing Corporation.
  18. SotiShivendra Chandra (2003). Contemporary Science Teaching, New Delhi: Surjeet Publications.