International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 2, Issue 4, Part H (2016)
An Analysis of Core Papers and Miscellaneous Papers Taught in B.P.Ed. Course of West Zone Universities of India
Many varied core papers are available in the absence of any model professional preparation structure prescribed by National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE) or any other competent authority to award the B.P.Ed. Degree. The proposed research work is an attempt in this direction to study the existing state of affairs in the core and miscellaneous papers of this recently originated pre-service teacher training course in Indian universities. A scientific evaluation and finding of core structure will also help the existing scenario to have some uniform pattern for a best professional model of B.P.Ed. in Universities conducting this course. Fifteen universities of West Zone were selected using convenient sampling. The Selection of sample is drawn from the universities of West Zones of India as per classification of Association of Indian Universities. For the present study the variables of the study are: 1) Syllabi of B.P.Ed. Course in selected West Zone Universities in India, 2) Theory papers & theory papers practical’s. The syllabi of B.P.Ed course in selected universities was collected by the research scholar. Research Scholar personally visited the physical education department of all the selected universities of West Zone. The data for the present study was collected through different syllabi was analyzed by computing the following statistic stepwise: 1) Data was coded in the numerical form for the statistical analysis. 2) Frequency distribution is used for assessing the objectives of the present study. Following conclusion was drawn from the obtained results: It was found that Core Group-A (Anatomy, Physiology and Health education related subject) was taught as main subject 15 times in selected fifteen West Zone Universities. Whereas Core Group-B (Sports Psychology & Educational Psychology related subject) was taught 13 times as main subject. Result also revealed that Core Group-C (Foundation, History & Principles of Physical education related subject) was taught 21 times in fifteen selected West Zone Universities. While result shows that Group-D (Methods and Organization, Administration & Supervision of Physical education related subject) was taught as main subject 22 times. It was found that Core Group-E (Sports Training, Officiating & Coaching related subject) was taught as main subject 12 times in fifteen selected West Zone Universities. Whereas result also explains that Group-F (Kinesiology, Biomechanics & Care of Athletic Injures related subject) was taught as main subject 07 times. Result revealed that Group-G (Test, Measurement & Evaluation and Statistics in Physical Education related subject) was taught as main subject only 5 times while it was found that Core Group-H (Sports Management related subject) was also taught as main subject only 04 times and Group-I (Health Education, Fitness, wellness & Yoga Education related subject) was also taught as main subject only 06 times in fifteen selected West Zone Universities. It was also found that Miscellaneous Group-J (Miscellaneous Papers -yoga, recreation, and computer application etc. related subject) was taught as optional Subject 11 times in 15 selected West Zone Universities. It was found that there is varied structure in core papers and miscellaneous papers availability as theory papers & theory papers practical’s in selected 15 West Zone universities in B.P.Ed. Course.
How to cite this article:
Gautam Kumar Chaudhary, Dr. Rakesh Gupta. An Analysis of Core Papers and Miscellaneous Papers Taught in B.P.Ed. Course of West Zone Universities of India. Int J Appl Res 2016;2(4):521-523.