Author: Gk Scientist

Psychological Tendency of Herbart

Psychological Tendency of Herbart: It has been very well recognized that Herbart is the father of educational psychology. It was he who lent colour to the outline of educational psychology given out by Pestalozzi. Let us examine the situation. Conditions Before Herbart: It will be useful to study the situations that prevailed before Herbart in the …

Life Sketch of John Fredrick Herbart

Life Sketch of John Fredrick Herbart: John Fredrick Herbart is the man who further emphasized the employment of psychology in the field of education. He was the disciple of Pestalozzi and tried to enforce more successfully and powerfully the ideas of Pestalozzi. Herbart was born at Oldenburg in Germany in a respectable family on May 4, …

Spectrophotometer

Spectrophotometer: The instrument used to measure the amount of radiation absorbed by an organic molecule is called a spectrophotometer. Working- Radiation from the source passes through the vertical entrance slit S1 onto the spherical mirror M1, from which a parallel beam is reflected onto the grating. The source emits white light i.e., it radiates energy over …

Emission and Absorption Spectrum

Emission and Absorption Spectrum: Suppose EA and EB are the two possible states of an atomic or molecular system. The energy difference between the two states is given by Δe i.e., ΔE = EB – EA Transitions can take place between two energy levels either by the absorption of energy or by the emission of energy …

Mood of Verbs

Mood of Verbs: (1) A Mood is the mode or manner in which the idea denoted by a Verb is expressed. The Moods are of four types- Indicative Mood. Imperative Mood. Subjunctive Mood. Infinitive Mood. (2) A Verb is in the Indicative Mood when it makes a statement, positive, negative or interrogative, or expresses a supposition …

Idealism and its Features

Idealism and its Features: What is Idealism? J. S. Ross briefly describes idealistic philosophy in the following words: “Idealistic philosophy takes many and varied forms, but the postulate underlying all is that mind or spirit is the essential world-stuff, that the true reality is of a mental character”. The pioneers of this school of philosophy are …

Aims of Education in Vedic and Brahmanic Age

Aims of Education in Vedic and Brahmanic Age: (1) Close Tie between Education and Religion- Education and religion have a close relationship. Though these are guiding forces, they have their own importance in themselves. They affect society in different ways. The main aim of Vedic education was religious obeisance. In those days, the leaders of the …

Aims of Education during Buddhist Period

Aims of Education during Buddhist Period: (1) Development of Human Qualities- The main aim of education during the Buddhist period was the development of human qualities in the life of society. It stood for the inculcation of the feeling of world brotherhood in human beings. The education of those days was aimed at ignoring the communal …

How International Conflicts are Resolved?

How International Conflicts are Resolved? Alliances play a major role in resolving international conflict. The political significance of alliances writes R. Osgood is all the greater in this era of popular (including undemocratic) governments because alliances generally presuppose national or ideological affinities that go beyond the matter-of-fact expediencies involved in more restricted contracts. In fact, ‘alliances …