Education in India: Perspectives, Opportunities and Challenges


Series: Education in a Competitive and Globalizing World

BISAC: EDU000000

Education builds the individual, so it builds the nation. Education is the primary means of socialization in every society and plays a very important role in the economic development of any country. Education helps people increase knowledge, results in skill development, and enables them to know their rights and duties towards their family, society, and the nation. Various future prospects have been considered and policies have been drafted to ensure quality education in India. The aim of education should always be to improve and raise the entire system and to impart knowledge, develop vision and good moral values. The rapid changes and complexity of today’s world present new challenges and put new demands on our education system. In confronting this challenge, it is necessary to understand the various perspectives and opportunities of education. This edited collection mainly focuses on the following issues regarding education:

• Higher Education System: Ancient to Modern Age
• Human Rights Education: Needs and Future Actions
• Mixed Mode Course Contrive and Distribution
• Open and Distance Education
• Reflective Practice in Teaching and Learning
• Changing Scenario in Higher Education of India
• Indian Education System: Opportunities and Challenges
• New Education Environment: Issues, Challenges and Constraints.

Table of Contents


Chapter 1. Indian Higher Education System: A Study from Ancient to Modern Age
(Surendra Singh and Rajesh Kumar – Department of Political Science, Atma Ram Sanatan Dharma College Delhi University, New Delhi, India, et al.)

Chapter 2. Human Rights Education in India: Needs and Future Actions
(Surendra Bhaskar and B.L. Bhamoo – Asst. Settlement Officer, Sikar (Rajasthan), India, et al.)

Chapter 3. Blended Course Design and Delivery in the Present Scenario
(Deepak Maheshwari – Associate Professor, Geography, Government Meera Girls College, Udaipur, Rajasthan-India)

Chapter 4. Open and Distance Education Evolution in Contemporary Situations
(Santosh Sharma – Faculty of Education and Director, Directorate of Distance Education, Swami Vivekananda Subharti University, Meerut, Uttar Pradesh-India)

Chapter 5. Reflective Practice – Creating A Supportive and Productive Learning Environment
(Priyanka Baweja – Research Scholar, Department of Anthropology, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur, India)

Chapter 6. Changing Scenario in Higher Education of India
(Jagdeep Singh – Department of Political Science, Govt (P.G) College, Naraingarh, Haryana, India)

Chapter 7. Opportunities and Challenges in Indian Education System
(Hina Khan – Faculty of Management Studies, Janardan Rai Nagar Rajasthan Vidyapeeth Deemed to be University, Udaipur (Rajasthan) – India)

Chapter 8. Transition to New Education Environment: Issues, Challenges and Constraints
(Monika Dave – Department of Economics, Government Meera Girls College, Udaipur, India)


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