Mauritian Studies: Aspects of Contemporary History
Philosophy of the Bhagavad Gita II
Contemporary Indian Philosophy
Pedagogy I: Methodology of Teaching Indian Philosophy
Pedagogy II: Curriculum and Evaluation
Philosophy of Education
10. Outline Syllabus CSE 1010e - Introduction to Information Technology
The World of Computers; Main components of the computer; The evolution of computers; Input and output devices; Secondary Storage; Programming, Systems Software; Application software; Systems analysis and design; Communications and connectivity; The internet; Information technology and society.
EDS 2311 - Research Methodology
Different approaches to research in education. Identification of a research problem. Methods of data collection. Principles of research design and analysis. Writing a research proposal and reports. Major debates in approaches to educational research: Problem of objectivity, values, ethics, validity, reliability and critical evaluation of research finds.
EDS 3110 - Psychology of Education
Developmental and Educational Psychology. Basic factors affecting growth and development. Learning. Learning difficulties. Assessment of Learning. Motivation. Remediation. Communication. Cognition. The cognitive process: thinking, perceiving, problem solving, memory. Foundations of individual behaviour. Group behaviour. Leadership.
EDS 3120 - Principles of Teaching and Learning
Reflective teaching. Styles of teaching. Styles of Learning. Lesson planning: objectives and intellectual skills. Teaching strategies: expository teaching, discovery learning, active learning, collaborative learning. Teaching of concepts: concept mapping, brainstorming. Classroom management: managing classroom for effective learning.
EDS 3610 - Sociology of Education
Nature of sociological understanding. Application of the models of understanding to the world of education. Differential educational attainment: Equity and education. Gender issues in education. The social world of the child. Socialisation. Adolescence. The teaching profession.
Theory and practice of the curriculum. Course Planning. Content of the Curriculum. Analysis and Evaluation of the Curriculum. The Control of the Curriculum (administrative and political).
EDS 3650 - Philosophy of Education
In-depth analysis of philosophical principles; relationship between philosophy and the Theory and Practice of education as well as ends and means in education; critical analysis of current problems, issues and answers through a study of educational theories in relation to contemporary thought and practice.
HCIS 1215 - Contemporary Indian History and Society
Development aspects of Contemporary Indian History and a study of the cultural and societal forces that have shaped up Indian Society today.
INPH 1110 - Philosophy of the Vedas II
This module consists of an in-depth study of the main philosophical ideas of the Vedas through a critical analysis of selected Hymns. The main focus will be on Aurobindo’s appreciation of the philosophy and religion of the Vedas.
INPH 1120 - Philosophy of the Upanishads II
This module will enable students to study in detail two of the basic philosophical texts which have had a great impact on Indian thought and which have been instrumental in the development of many philosophical concepts in India.
INPH 1230 - Philosophy of the Ramayana
The Ramayana carries forward the culture and religion of the Vedas. This module comprises a comparative study of the main versions of the Ramayana with emphasis on their philosophical and ethical ideologies.
INPH 1240 - Philosophy of Saiva Siddhanta and Kashmira Saivism
This module surveys the philosophical precepts of the main schools of Saiva Siddhanta and Kashmira Saivism and their impact on Indian thought.
This module aims at studying in detail the philosophical concepts of the main Jain and Buddhist schools of thought.
INPH 2151 - Philosophy of Nyaya
This module analyses in detail the main principles of Indian logic and dialectics as laid down in the Nyaya Sutras of Gautama.
INPH 2250 - Philosophy of Sankhya/Yoga II
This module aims at studying in detail the philosophical ideas of the Sankhya and Yoga schools and their influence on Indian thought and way of life.
INPH 2260 - Vedanta Philosophy
This module consists of a critical study of the philosophies of two of the main exponents of Vedanta, viz. Shankara and Ramanuja. It will help understand many of the basic tenets of Hinduism.
INPH 3000 - Dissertation
Students will be expected to carry out research work and write a dissertation of 8000 to 10,000 words on one of the areas studied.
INPH 3130 - Philosophy of the Bhagavad Gita II
This module seeks to analyse the different interpretations given to the Bhagavad Gita, especially in the context of modern Indian thought. It focuses on the interpretations given by Sant Gyaneshwar, Aurobindo and Gandhi.
INPH 3170 - Contemporary Indian Philosophy
This module will enable students to analyse critically the philosophical concepts of Modern Indian Thinkers with special reference to New Vedanta. The study concentrates mainly on Vivekananda, Aurobindo and Ramana Maharshi.