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To acquaint the students with the need for addressing the issues and familiarizes with the polices of elderly
Module I Social Gerontology
Emergence and scope of Gerontology, historical perspective. Ageing process - Biological, Psychological and Sociological. Demographic Profile of Elderly. - Global, National and State level.
Module II. Perspective on Ageing
Biological Theories – wear and Tear Theory, declining Energy theory and Mutation theory. Psychological theories- theory of Loneliness and Theory of Isolation. Sociological Theories- Disengagement theory and Activity theory.
Module III Problem of Elderly and Social support Mechanism
Physical, Psychological, Social and Economic problems, Schemes and Programmes of elderly, Institutional and Non institutional support
|Semester||: 4||Type of course||: Complementary|
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Module I: Introduction to Women’s Studies
Nature, Scope and objectives of women’s studies in India. National Committees and Commissions for women, Women’s movement in Post Independent India, Women’s Studies- An International perspective
Module II: Concepts and Theoretical perspectives
Social construction of Gender, Gender and Sex, Gendering, Patriarchy ,Liberal feminism-Rationality, Freedom, Marxist feminism-Production, reproduction, Class, Alienation, Radical Feminism-gender, patriarchy, reproductive Technology, Socialist feminism-Class and gender, Division of Labor, Exploitation.
Module III: Major Issues of women in contemporary India
Issues Related to Female children: Female foeticide, Female Infanticide, child marriage, Issues Related to Women: Dowry, Divorce, Widowhood, Female commercial sex workers, Domestic violence, problems of Elderly and single women, Issues Related to marginalized Women: Problems of Dalit and Tribal Women; Devadasis- discrimination and exploitation in the name of tradition.Problems of Women prisoners, Women living with HIV/AIDS and women who are physically and mentally challenged.
Student activity: Prepare a street play on violence against women and children
Module I INTRODUCTION TO LIFE SKILL EDUCATION
Definition and Components of life Skill, Life Skills based education. Life Skill approach. Four pillars of Life Skill Education—learning to know , learning to be, learning to leave together, learning to do- , Enhancing capabilities through life skill education.
Module II SELF AND SOCIETY
Self esteem, Self control, Emotional intelligence Emotional quotient, Personality, Personality determinants-Physical, Psychological and Social- Healthy Personality and Sick personality, Conflict resolution, Positive thinking and Assertiveness.
Module III SOFT SKILL DEVELOPMENT
Definition of Soft Skill. Elements - Communication skill, Critical thinking and problem solving, Team work, Management, Professional skills ,Ethical and moral values , leadership skills - Importance and the need for the promotion of soft skill, competency matrix, techniques to improve soft skills, Hard skills and its importance.
Imparting knowledge to gain wisdom and to liberate the individual from all bondages to build a better world. The Bhagavat Gita Smriti. "Sreyohi Njanam Abhyasath" - Knowledge indeed is superior to constant practice - inscribed in the college emblem embodies the vision of the college.
Educate and illuminate the young generations to build a strong and progressive nation where the rich values and traditions are upheld.
This college is established for providing educational opportunities lo the young men and women of our country irrespective of their religion, caste or creed. The college aims to provide integral personality development oriented education and training, which will enable the students-
Through academic excellence, development of skills and character formation, the college hopes to produce committed and inspired young men and women with a holistic approach to life.
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