The Examination for the B.Ed. Course shall be held at the end of the academic year of the Course. A Supplementary Examination may also be held in the middle of the academic year.
There shall, be a minimum of two periodical tests in each term of the course and the average of the two will be taken as the final award. The internal assessment shall be based on assignments, tests and initiative in learning and the progress and regularity of the students.
The marks of the internal assessment separately for each subject shall be communicated to the Registrar (Evaluation) at least 15 days before the visit of the co-coordinating board. The Registrar shall have access to the record of such assessment.
The internal assessment marks of the theory papers will be published on the notice board of the institution for information of the students.
PRACTICUM: EdP 01 and EdP 0 – Practice Teaching and Related Assignments in CCM-1 and CCM-II
i. A student teacher shall practice teaching in the Secondary School/s for a Block Period of Forty days or about SIX WEEKS or spread over with two blocks of teaching.
ii. Every student teacher shall plan and execute seventeen lessons in each school subject, thus, THIRTRY FOUR lessons in two methods and maintain a record thereof. The seventeen lessons would include five micro lessons, each of two cycles to master the five skills, ten classroom based macro type regular teaching lessons, two innovative type lessons (remedial teaching, models of teaching/ problem solving/ project method based lesson). (10 macro+5micro+2innovative =17)
iii. The ten regular classroom lessons the student teachers are required to teach in the practice teaching schools will include a proportionate number of lessons in the components of the subjects. Hence, prose, poetry composition lessons will be taken up in English and Kananda; history, civics, economics, geography in Social Science; physics, chemistry in Physical Science; different components of Biological Science from the textbooks; algebra, arithmetic, geometry in Mathematics. These lessons have to be based on Activity Centered approach as recommended by the DSERT in the schools Four to six phased activity based approach to teach a concept/competency in each subject of the choice to be followed in all the colleges of Education.
iv. The innovative lessons may include Models of Teaching/ remedial teaching / or any other recognized research based practices.
v. The student teachers shall be exposed to a minimum of three demonstration lessons in each methodology subject before they are sent for practice teaching.
vi. It is required that all the lessons are observed and guided by the college staff/supervising teachers. However, at least four lessons out of twelve should be supervised and assessed by the college faculty and another four lessons by the supervising teachers. The weightage to be given for assessing shall be fifty marks for the lessons supervised by the college staff and ten marks for those by the supervising teachers. (Total of 60 Marks)
At .east three teaching learning material will be prepared in each subject by the student teacher, trying to see that one among them is of innovative or improvised type.
ix. A unit plan or pedagogical analysis of one lesson in each subject is prepared in order to get a better grasp of the textual content of secondary schools.
x. A minimum of fifty test items on the secondary school textual content on each subject to be prepared by the student teacher is meant to develop the skill of 1 posing objective type questions on the school content.
THE CO-ORDINATION BOARD AND UNIFORMITY IN INTERNAL ASSESSMENT i. There shall be a Co-ordination Board for moderating the internal assessment marks of the student teachers. The composition of board shall be as follows:,
a. Three (3) Principals of the affiliated B.Ed. Colleges in order of the
Seniority by rotation.
1. One from Government College
2. One from aided College
3. One from unaided College
The senior most Principal among them shall be the Chairman of the Board
b. Dean, Faculty of education if Dean is not a Principal otherwise senior most Teacher Educator by rotation (1)
c. One (1) Principal from a sister University of Karnataka.
d. The Principal of the host college if he’she is not a member (1).
ii. The Co-ordination Board shall be empowered to interview candidates, inspect the records and assignments submitted by the candidates and examine whether the range of internal assessment marks ensure uniformity and objectivity in assessment made in the colleges.
iii. The Co-ordination Board must also ensure that the evaluation done is based on the performance of the students and the records submitted by them. The Board is empowered to modify/moderate the internal assessment as it deems fit. If any of the college is aggrieved by the decision of the Co-ordination Board, such college may appeal to the University with sufficient justification within ten days from the date of receipt of the report from the Chairperson of the Co-ordination Board. The University may take appropriate decision in consultation with the Dean, Faculty of Education, the Chairman, Board of Studies in Education and Chairman of the Co-ordination Committee which shall be final.
iv. The colleges shall modify the internal assessment marks as suggested by the Co-ordination Board and three copies of the modified marks to be sent to the Chairperson of the Co-ordination Board for verification. Two copies of the modified marks after verification by the Chairperson shall be duly signed and sent to the concerned college and the third copy to the University.
With the Grades the student teachers have obtained for the subjects under Community Orientation S.U.P.W. and Co-curricular Activities. The University will use this for entry of marks. The examiner shall award marks based on performance of the student in the examination and shall do objective assessment
CONDUCT OF PRACTICAL EXAMINATION:
The university shall conduct practical examination vdth the help of Practical examination boards approved by the chairman. Board of Examinations. Each practical examination board shall consist of two members i.e. one from the B.Ed college and the other from practicing schools. Chairman Board of Examiners will scrutinise the members of the boards well in advance i.e. two months prior to the examination. For
the sake of objectivity it is suggested that examiners are allotted where the teacher educators do not visit the schools during practice in teaching and the school where the college is opted for practice in Teaching.
A teacher educator with a minimum of five years of teaching experience at B.Ed level and H.M. or a senior teacher with 10 years of teaching experience can be examiner for practical examination. The marks awarded to the students shall be the average of the marks awarded by the examiner 1 and 2 for each method of teaching. In order to ensure quality and objectivity it is recommended that the examiners fix the upper limit