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John Foundation Journal of EduSpark

(A Quarterly Peer Reviewed/Refereed Multidisciplinary Journal)

Volume 3 Issue 3 July - September 2021

MODUS OPERANDI OF SEXUAL VIOLENCE AGAINST CHILDREN IN ARUNACHAL PRADESH

*Anga Padu, & **Narender Singh

*Associate Professor, Department of Education, Rajiv Gandhi University, Rono Hills, Doimukh, Papum Pare, Arunachal Pradesh, India.

 *Assistant Professor, Department of Education, Rajiv Gandhi University, Rono Hills, Doimukh – 791112, Papum Pare, Arunachal Pradesh, India.

Abstract


The present paper examined the modus operandi adopted by the perpetrators and the relationship between the perpetrators and victim of sexual violence in Arunachal Pradesh. To draw the result, the authors analyzed the cases of sexual violence against children reported in English daily – The Arunachal Times from January 2020 to October 20, 2021 supplemented by personal interview of acquaintances of the victims for two cases. The result of the study revealed that abduction, abduction and physical assault, abduction and confinement, physical assault and threats, promise to take the responsibility of education of the victim’s, showing concern to the victim and the family, and allurement of victim by creating an impression to provide the luxuries of life were the most common modus operandi adopted by the perpetrators for sexual violence against children; relatives, stepfather, employer, person known to either victim’s parents or victims, stranger, neighbor, and guardian were the perpetrators of sexual violence.

Keywords


modus operandi, perpetrators, rape, children, arunachal pradesh.

IS COVID-19 COMPELLED ONLINE PEDAGOGY, VEILED CHILD ABUSE? – AN INQUIRY

Chandrasekharan Praveen

Former Principal, Institute of Advanced Study in Education, Thrissur, Kerala, India.

Abstract


During the Corona virus pandemic compelled online pedagogy, children were compelled to sit in front of the computer for hours, often alone, cut off from friends and denied the opportunity to play outside their houses. The recently introduced midterm public examination for standard X led to a spurt of tests to help students prepare. Analysis of two case studies and data collected by the investigator from teachers and parents regarding online pedagogy and the effect on children when compared with opinions of Neuroscientists on brain development, gave a grim picture. The excessive demand on students, sans play and socialization in fact, led to a rise in mental health related issues. The findings from the inquiry underscores the need to re-think compelled online pedagogy which borders on child abuse. It is hoped that the findings of the study would prompt educators and curriculum developers to refine online pedagogic practices.

Keywords


child abuse, examinations, mental issues, neuroscience, online pedagogy.

AWARENESS OF DIGITAL ABUSE AMONG COLLEGE STUDENTS

Rethi, M.

Librarian, St. Justin’s College of Education, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India.

Abstract


Digital abuse refers to a range of harmful, interpersonal behaviours experienced via the internet, as well as via mobile phone and other electronic communication devices. While considerable attention has been given to various cyber crimes, such as hacking, identity theft, and online fraud, less focus has been given to the issue of technology-facilitated abuse between current and former intimate partners (digital abuse). The term digital abuse refers to repeated abuse committed by one person (the abuser) against a current or former intimate partner through the use of digital technology. It includes a range of controlling and coercive behaviours, such as threatening phone calls, cyber-stalking, location tracking via smartphones, harassment on social media sites, and the dissemination of intimate images of partners without consent Whereas much existing research has focused on the awareness of Digital abuse among college students

Keywords


digital abuse, hate speech, threatening

E-COMMUNICATIVE COMPETENCE: THE FUNDAMENTAL PHASE IN E-TEACHING

*Antro Swathy, J., **William Dharma Raja, B., & ***Viji, B.

*M.Ed Student, Department of Education, Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu, India.

**Professor & Head, Department of Education, Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu, India.

***Research Scholar, Department of Education Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu, India.

Abstract


Education is made available to the learners in this pandemic scenario by fusing technology in teaching learning process. There is a continuous shift, each and every day in using electronic devices in classrooms. Blending technology in education is a challenging task for teachers, as they are new to the e-classrooms and as they have to update themselves in teaching students by preparing teaching aids and materials in online mode. In this e-learning process communication plays a major role. The term e-communication is introduced where communication takes place through various electronic modes and medium. A good e-teacher should possess good e-communicative competence to prove his/her e-teaching as a successful path using educational technology. The e-communicative competence of an e-teacher is one of the key factors influencing the success of the students in e-learning. This paper focuses on how e-communication competence plays an important role in an interactive classroom and enhances e-learning and makes it more effective.

Keywords


communicative competence, e-teacher, e-communication, e-teaching, e-learning

AWARENESS ON CYBER SAFETY AMONG HIGH SCHOOLSTUDENTS

Vani Maheswari, D.

Assistant Professor in Mathematics, St.Justin’s College of Education, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India.

Abstract


In modern era digital devices are the part and parcel of everyday life. Easy access to internet across the globe has totally changed the pattern of life. Web has become the main source of acquiring knowledge and information. Email is replacing the postal mail system. Use of computer is a mandatory from primary education sector to government level enterprise. Facebook, twitter, Whatsapp, viber are becoming main way to social communication. All these developments made life of people easier and comfortable but at the same time crimes associated with technologies have also emerged. Cybercrime has become a vital issue. In this study, Investigator used survey method to collect the data from the students. Both online and offline version of the survey were created to conduct this study. The study finds that there is a patchy awareness level and it is not satisfactory. The general people are unaware of standard practices for cyber security. The government and respective organizations are not vibrant regarding cybercrime-related issues. A proper guideline is required. Also, it needs to be updated on timely manner. In this study Mean, Standard deviation, and t-test are used to analyzed the data.

Keywords


cyber safety, awareness, high school students.