UGC NET Paper 1 June Shift (Pack of 7) - UGC NET PAPER 1 20th June 2019 Evening Shift

6. Position papers are:

 

  • Option : D
  • Explanation : a report,
    A position paper is a detailed written report from an organization or government which outlines its position/attitude/ intention regarding a particular issue; or, explains/ justifies! recommends some particular policy or course of action it proposes.
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7. Case studies are:

  • Option : B
  • Explanation : Case studies are
    A case study is a research strategy involving an in-depth holistic investigation, empirical inquiry or descriptive/exploratory analysis of persons, groups, phenomena, decisions, periods, policies, institutions or other systems within real-life context.
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8. Which of the following is the key behavior contributing to effective teaching? 

  • Option : D
  • Explanation : 'Teaching for understanding' i.e., reducing textbook information to concepts/areas of critical understanding and presenting logical step-by-step instruction/explanation around big ideas is a key behaviour contributing to effective teaching.
    Several other research· based teaching behaviours or presentation techniques have been found to be effective for all students at all levels. For instance,
    Explicit Instruction: informing students about what they are going to learn, what is its rationale and its relation with their previous learning and what learning outcome is expected of them; and providing a standard! model work for students to compare their output with.
    Scaffolded Instruction: providing students continual support as they proceed but gradually reducing the level/quantum of help as students demonstrate competence in working independently.
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9. Tertiary source of data is:

  • Option : C
  • Explanation : Primary sources contain original thinking, report on new discoveries, or share fresh information. Secondary sources offer an analysis or restatement of primary sources. Tertiary sources index, abstract, organize, compile, or digest primary and secondary sources. Reference materials and textbooks are considered tertiary sources when their chief purpose is to list, summarize or simply repackage ideas or other information. Tertiary sources are usually not credited to a particular author.
    Examples of Tertiary Sources: Dictionaries / encyclopaedias (may also be secondary), almanacs, filet books, Wikipedia, bibliographies (may also be secondary), directories, guidebooks, manuals, handbooks, and textbooks (may be secondary), indexing and abstracting sources.
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10. Which type of evaluation focusses on the identification of deficiencies and difficulties of the learner?

  • Option : C
  • Explanation : Diagnostic evaluation allows a teacher to determine students' individual strengths, weaknesses, knowledge, and skills prior to instruction. It is primarily used to diagnose student difficulties and guide lesson and curriculum planning.
    Summative assessment is evaluating student learning, skill acquisition, and academic achievement at the conclusion of a defined instructional period.
    Formative assessment is in-process evaluation serving as feedback (for self-reflection) to identify strengths and weaknesses in teaching learning process and target problems/areas that need to be addressed.
    Follow-up evaluations is done to test if the program objectives of teacher education programs have been achieved by observing the behaviours of teacher education graduates.
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