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John Foundation Journal of EduSpark

(A Quarterly Peer Reviewed/Refereed Multidisciplinary Journal)

Volume 3 Issue 1 January - March 2021

ENHANCING SOCIAL SKILLS THROUGH CRAFT BASED PEDAGOGY AT ELEMENTARY LEVEL SCHOOL CHILDREN

*Nurcilin Asha, N., & **Taj Aysha, A.

*Lecturer, DIET, T.Kallupatti, Madurai district, Tami Nadu, India.

**Lecturer, DIET, T.Kallupatti, Madurai district, Tami Nadu, India.

Abstract


Social skill is an important aspect for every human being to succeed in life. This study examines the level of social skills of elementary school children of Madurai district. Building social skill among the children is necessary and it helps children to design their aim for themselves and build positive relationship with peers. This study analyse the five components of social skill among the elementary children. Social skill questionnaire was prepared under five dimensions such as communication, self-confidence, co-operation, active listening and empathy. Experimental method was adopted for the study. The sample consists of sixty elementary school children from two blocks of Madurai district. The investigator employed craft based and Nai- talim activities as a strategy for experimental group and conventional method for control group. Post test was conducted for both the groups. After a period of time delayed post test was conducted for both the groups. Experimental group children performed better than the control group students.

Keywords


social skill, craft, pedagogy, elementary, Scholl, children, nai-talim.

GENDER GAP INDEX: A CRITICAL ANALYSIS OF INDIA’S POSITION AND PROGRESS

Keerthana.B.S

Research Scholar, Department of Economics, University of Kerala, Thiruvanthapuram, India.

Abstract


Are men and women equal here? It’s been great to ask while we live in India, the largest democratic country in the World. The truth is that in a complex country where customs, beliefs, power, and rights are all confused, the gender gap is dangerously growing high. This year too the World Economic Forum is reminding us about the growing gender gap in the country. In 2021, India ranks 140th out of 156 countries in Global Gender Gap Index. Its noteworthy as compared to 2020, India stands 28 places behind in Global Gender Index. Despite a high economic growth and surfeit of government measures to create gender equality in the country, gender gap still exists. It has been widely argued that “Gender equality is not only a fundamental human right, but a necessary foundation for a peaceful, prosperous and sustainable world”. This article evaluates the gender gap that still persist in India and the reasons for the increasing gender inequality. The rising Gender Inequality will be a challenge to the sustainable development of India. Therefore, the Government must plan and implement effective policies to reduce the mounting gender inequality.

Keywords


gender inequality, gender gap, global gender index, discrimination.

A STUDY ON CUSTOMER ATTITUDE TOWARDS INTERNET BANKING SERVICES IN KANNIYAKUMARI DISTRICT

Mohamed Umma, M, I.

**Associate Professor, Department of Commerce, Government Arts College, Kovilpatti, Affiliated to Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli, Tamilnadu, India.

Abstract


Banking transactions that takes place in a virtual ambience on the website of a banking company or a financial institution is termed as ‘Internet banking or E-Banking’. The essence of internet banking lies in on-line access by customers of banking and financial services. Online banking or Internet banking allows customers to conduct financial transactions on a secure website operated by their retail or virtual bank, credit union or building society. E-banking implies performing basic banking transactions by customer’s round the clock globally through Electronic Media. The important objectives of the study are:  To analyze the difficulties in internet banking services and to evaluate the customer satisfaction towards internet banking services in Kanniyakumari District. The study was undertaken to analyze the customer attitude towards internet banking services in Kanniyakumari District and it is mainly based on both primary and secondary data. For the purpose of the study 50 bank customers who are using internet banking services are selected randomly from Kanniyakumari District on the basis of random sampling method.

Keywords


internet banking, services, problems and benefits

SOCIAL DIVISION OF MARGINALIZED COMMUNITIES AMONG MUSLIMS IN KERALA

Shahna, K., A.

Research scholar, Department of History, University of Calicut, Kerala, India

Abstract


This study explores the issues related to the silence imposed historically, socio-culturally and politically on the marginalised community among the Muslims. It brings to the fore their voices and visions, issues and struggles, shares their achievements and critically highlights weaknesses and limitations. There is an attempt to address questions of Dalit Muslims’ exclusion, their identity, their ambiguous relationship with other Dalits and the assertion of their rights and dignity. Discriminations and deprivations of caste Muslims in all the sector of the country have its own context specificities. This paper is an ethnographic account adds to the evidence base of the calm for scheduled caste status and attempt to gain some grounded understanding caste like subdivisions among Muslims.

Keywords


marginalized muslim, dalit, kerala muslims.

TECHNOLOGICAL DEVICES IN TEACHING AND LEARNING

*Jaini, C., & **Vel Murugan, P.

*M.Ed. Scholar, Bishop Agniswamy College of Education, Muttom, Kanyakumari District, Tamil Nadu, India.

**Associate Professor, Bishop Agniswamy College of Education, Muttom, Kanyakumari District, Tamil Nadu, India.

Abstract


Technology plays a vital role in our life. Technological devices such as computer, cellular phone, smartphone, digital camera, video camera, audio recording devices and other electronic devices that can have a significant role in education. Now-a-days, interactive white board, smartphone, tablet, iPad are very much helpful in teaching and learning process. These devices are a boon in the digital world for updating our knowledge instantly.

Keywords


technological devices, teaching, learning