KTET | Category III | Psychology Chapter 34

THEORIES OF INTELLIGENCE  Faculty theory of intelligence: This is the oldest theory of intelligence given during the period of pre-experimental psychology. According to this theory mind is made up of different faculties like reasoning, logis, memory, imagination and...

KTET | Category III | Psychology Chapter 33

CONSTRUCT OF INTELLIGENCE Introduction The most important variable that affects schooling or performance on a job is intelligence. Psychologists have interpreted the term intelligence in different ways and there is no consensus among them on the term even so far. In...

KTET | Category III | Psychology Chapter 32

PROGRESSIVE EDUCATION During most of the twentieth century, the term *progressive education has been used to describe ideas and practices that aim to make schools more effective agencies of a democratic society. Although there are numerous differences of style and...

KTET | Category III | Psychology Chapter 31

CONCEPTS OF CHILD-CENTERED AND PROGRESSIVE EDUCATION Child-Centered Education Child-centered education is the idea that the needs and desires of the child should take precedence in structuring the learning day. The whole idea is that learning should be fun and...

KTET | Category III | Psychology Chapter 30

VYGOTSKY’S SOCIOCULTURAL THEORY Both Jean Piaget and Lev Vygotsky believed that children build knowledge through experiences. Piaget believed this happened through exploration with hands-on activities. Vygotsky, on the other hand, believed that children learn...

KTET | Category III | Psychology Chapter 29

HAVIGHURST’S THEORY OF DEVELOPMENT According to him at each stage of development, there are certain tasks, skills and understanding that must be completed before a person can proceed to a higher level of development. Havighurst Says – “At or about a...
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