Kerala PSC Special Teacher Detailed Syllabus : Social Justice Department
Kerala PSC Special Teacher Detailed Syllabus :- Kerala Public Service Commission published has decided to conduct Special Teacher exam on 01/04/2019. Candidates who are applied for the exam can check detailed syllabus for home for mentally deficient children Special Teacher exam here.
Special Teacher exam details
Name of the post:- Special Teacher
Category number :- 365/2017
Exam date :- 01/04/2019 Monday
Kerala PSC Special Teacher Detailed Syllabus
PART – I&II
Education – Philosophical Dimensions
Definitions of Education, Basic ideas of Naturalism , Humanism , Idealism, Realism and Pragmatism
Educational Ideas of Rousseau, Froebel, John Dewey , Abraham Maslow, Howard Gardner, Lev Vygotsky and Carl Rogers ,Educational Ideas of Gandhi, Tagore , Vivekananda and Jiddu Krishnamurti
Commissions and Policies Indian Education Commission (1964-1966) National Policy of Education 1986 The National Curriculum Framework (NCF 2005)
Formal , Informal and Non-formal education and Alternative Educational ideas of Everett Reimer, Role of Teacher as a Social Engineer- Social Change, social control and social cohesion ,Peace education and education for international understanding and national integration,Constitutional values-Equality, justice and secularism inclusive education, Constitutional Provisions,Major Movements in Child Rights in the World and India Contributions of UNO in Child Rights
Software and Hardware Technology, Edgar Dale’s Cone of Experience Flanders’ Interaction, analysis category systems (FIACS) Emerging Roles of the teacher in the digital era e-content development Web 1.0, Web 2.0 and Web 3.0 , Cyber safety, cyber-crimes The changing roles of teachers in the Digital Era
Objective based evaluation, continuous and comprehensive evaluation, output based evaluation, evaluation based on rubrics and portfolio assessment, Grading system, Types of Grading,Major Tools and techniques of evaluation,Major qualities of an evaluation tool- validity, reliability, practicability and objectivity,Achievement test, diagnostic test and remedial education
Higher Education and Educational Research
The challenges in Indian Higher Education,Types of research in education, action research, the challenges in Indian educational research,Qualitative Improvement in Higher Education and Research
Biodiversity, Sustainable development, United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Pollution and Global Warming,Nature Conservation Movements in India,Nature Conservation Movements in Kerala
Educational Management, Curriculum Construction and Value Education
Functions of educational administration, management and supervision, Material resource management and Human resource management, Total quality management, Principles of curriculum construction, Value education and cultural lag
Individual difference in growth and development; in learning; in personality,Multiple intelligence and Emotional Intelligence,Exceptional Children: Giftedness, children with special needs, Learning disability, ImpairementmInclusion, Exclusion, Mainstreaming, Segragation, legal and ethical considerations, RTE Act 2009, PWD Act 1995
Intellectual Development Disorder
Pre natal – Post natal conditions associated with Intellectual Disabilities Intellectual disabilities: Down Syndrome, Fragile X Syndrome, Klinefelter Syndrome, William’s Syndrome – Identification, Assessment and Role of School Psychologist Educational approaches – Classroom management, instructional Methods Educational Placement
Emotional/ behavioural disorders: conduct disorders, adjustment disorders, social Anxiety disorders, dissociative disorders, Characteristics and diagnosis: screening tests – checklist, rating scale etc. Case study, Action research, Projective Tests – Children’s Apperception Test, Situational test, Word Test functional Behavioural Assessment Implications, Interventions and the Role of Teachers and School Psychologists
PARENTING CHILDREN WITH VARIOUS MENTAL DEFICIENCIES
- Parenting style
- Parental involvement
- Parenting stress
- Role of parent in Education and Management of mentally deficient children
AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS
- Definition of ASD
- Characteristics of children with ASD
- Assessment and identification – CARS and other commonly used scales
- Role of teacher in the management of autistic children – Academic intervention, Teaching social skills, classroom management
ATTENTION DEFICIT HYPERACTIVITY DISORDER
- Definition of ADHD
- Characteristics of children with ADHD
- Assessment of ADHD – Conner’s Rating Scale
- Role of teacher in the behaviour management of ADHD
- Psycho educating the parent
- Language disorder, Speech sound disorder, Stuttering, Social pragmatic communication disorder
- Characteristics of children with communication disorders
- Assessment and Identification
- Role of teacher in Education and Management of children with communication disorders
SPECIFIC LEARNING DISORDER
- Characteristics of SLD
- Assessment and Identification
- Role of teacher in Education and Management of children with
SLD SENSORY AND PHYSICAL IMPAIRMENT
- Assesssment approaches to visual impairment and hearing impairment
- Implication of sensory and physical impairment in school setting
- Role of teacher in Education and Management of children with sensory and physical impairment
LEGAL AND ETHICAL CONSIDERATIONS
- Current national and state policies, laws, acts and bills affecting mentally deficient children Ethical considerations in dealing with mentally deficient children
Part II –
General Knowledge and Current Affairs&Renaissance in Kerala
Salient Features of Indian Constitution
Salient features of the Constitution – Preamble- Its significance and its place in the interpretation of the Constitution.
Fundamental Rights – Directive Principles of State Policy – Relation between Fundamental Rights and Directive Principles – Fundamental Duties.
Executive – Legislature – Judiciary – Both at Union and State Level. – Other Constitutional Authorities.
Centre-State Relations – Legislative – Administrative and Financial.
Services under the Union and the States.
Amendment Provisions of the Constitution.
Social Welfare Legislations and Programmes
Social Service Legislations like Right to Information Act, Prevention of atrocities against Women & Children, Food Security Act, Environmental Acts etc. and Social Welfare Programmes like Employment Guarantee Programme, Organ and Blood Donation etc.
RENAISSANCE IN KERALA
Towards A New Society
Introduction to English education – various missionary organisations and their functioning- founding of educational institutions, factories.printing press etc.
Efforts To Reform The Society
(A) Socio-Religious reform Movements
SNDP Yogam, Nair Service Society, Yogakshema Sabha, Sadhu Jana Paripalana Sangham, Vaala Samudaya Parishkarani Sabha, Samathwa Samajam, Islam Dharma Paripalana Sangham, Prathyaksha Raksha Daiva Sabha, Sahodara Prasthanam etc.
(B) Struggles and Social Revolts
Upper cloth revolts.Channar agitation, Vaikom Sathyagraha, Guruvayoor Sathyagraha, Paliyam Sathyagraha. Kuttamkulam Sathyagraha, Temple Entry Proclamation, Temple Entry Act .Malyalee Memorial, Ezhava Memorial etc. Malabar riots, Civil Disobedience Movement, Abstention movement etc.
Role Of Press In Renaissance
Malayalee, Swadeshabhimani, Vivekodayam, Mithavadi, Swaraj, Malayala Manorama, Bhashaposhini, Mathnubhoomi, Kerala Kaumudi, Samadarsi, Kesari, AI-Ameen, Prabhatham, Yukthivadi, etc
Awakening Through Literature
Novel, Drama, Poetry,Purogamana Sahithya Prasthanam, Nataka Prashtanam, Library movement etc
Women And Social Change
Parvathi Nenmenimangalam, Arya Pallam, A V Kuttimalu Amma, Lalitha Prabhu.Akkamma Cheriyan, Anna Chandi, Lalithambika Antharjanam and others
Leaders Of Renaissance
Thycaud Ayya Vaikundar, Sree Narayana Guru, Ayyan Kali.Chattampi Swamikal, Brahmananda Sivayogi, Vagbhadananda, Poikayil Yohannan(Kumara Guru) Dr Palpu, Palakkunnath Abraham Malpan, Mampuram Thangal, Sahodaran Ayyappan, Pandit K P Karuppan, Pampadi John Joseph, Mannathu Padmanabhan, V T Bhattathirippad, Vakkom Abdul Khadar Maulavi, Makthi Thangal, Blessed Elias Kuriakose Chaavra, Barrister G P Pillai, TK Madhavan, Moorkoth Kumaran, C. Krishnan, K P Kesava Menon, Dr.Ayyathan Gopalan, C V Kunjuraman, Kuroor Neelakantan Namboothiripad,Velukkutty Arayan, K P Vellon, P K Chathan Master, K Kelappan, P. Krishna Pillai, A K Gopalan, T R Krishnaswami Iyer, C Kesavan. Swami Ananda Theerthan , M C Joseph, Kuttippuzha Krishnapillai and others
Kodungallur Kunhikkuttan Thampuran, KeralaVarma Valiyakoyi Thampuran, Kandathil Varghese Mappila. Kumaran Asan, Vallathol Narayana Menon, Ulloor S Parameswara Iyer, G Sankara Kurup, Changampuzha Krishna Pillai, Chandu Menon, Vaikom Muhammad Basheer. Kesav Dev, Thakazhi Sivasankara Pillai, Ponkunnam Varky, S K Pottakkad and others