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Understanding children in inclusive context 2 – Personality Development of Children

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Unit 3 : Development of Personality and Assessment

  • 3.0 Introduction
  • 3.1 Learning Objectives
  • 3.2 Nature and Concept of Personality
  • 3.3 Characteristics of Personality
  • 3.4 Theories of Personality
  • 3.4.1 Trait Theory of Personality
  • 3.4.2 Psychoanalytic Theories of Personality
  • 3.5 Development of Personality
  • 3.5.1 Self-concept
  • 3.5.2 Motivation
  • 3.5.3 Attitudes
  • 3.5.4 Values
  • 3.6 Assessment of Personality
  • 3.7 Role of Teachers in the Development of Personality
  • 3.8 Let Us Sum Up
  • 3.9 Answers to Check Your Progress
  • 3.10 Suggested Readings and References
  • 3.11 Unit-End Exercises

Unit 4 : Developing Thinking Skills

  • 4.1. Introduction
  • 4.2. Learning Objectives
  • 4.3. Why development of thinking skill in child?
  • 4.3.1. What are thinking Skills?
  • 4.3.2. Need and Importance for developing thinking skills in child
  • 4.4. Stages, types and tools of facilitating thinking
  • 4.4.1. Stages of thinking
  • 4.4.1.1. Piaget’s Theory
  • 4.4.1.2. Bruner’s Theory
  • 4.4.1.3. Information Processing Theory
  • 4.4.2. Types of thinking
  • 4.4.3. Tools of thinking
  • 4.4.3.1. Questioning
  • 4.4.3.2. Concepts
  • 4.4.3.3. Mind Maps
  • 4.4.3.1. Cognitive Research Trust (CoRT)
  • 4.5. Development of critical, convergent, and divergent thinking
  • 4.5.1. Critical thinking
  • 4.5.1.1. Stages of development of Critical Thinking
  • 4.5.1.2. Characteristics of Critical thinkers
  • 4.5.2. Convergent thinking
  • 4.5.2.1. Convergent thinking in classroom
  • 4.5.3. Divergent thinking
  • 4.5.3.1. Methods that stimulate divergent thinking
  • 4.5.3.2. Stages of creative thinking
  • 4.5.3.3. Characteristics of Creative thinker
  • 4.5.3.4. Barriers to creative thinking
  • 4.5.3.5. Ways to foster creative thinking
  • 4.6. Empowering child to take rational decisions based on thinking
  • 4.6.1. Decision Making
  • 4.6.2. Factors influencing decision making
  • 4.6.3. Six steps decision making process
  • 4.6.4. How thinking can lead to better decision making in children
  • 4.7. Facilitating questing skill among children in classroom
  • 4.7.1. What are questioning skills?
  • 4.7.2. Development of questioning skills in children
  • 4.7.3. Uses of questioning strategies in the field of education
  • 4.7.4. Advantages of questioning
  • 4.7.5. Guidelines to enhance questioning skills among children in classroom
  • 4.8. Role of school and teacher in developing thinking skill
  • 4.8.1. How teachers can stimulate thinking skills in children
  • 4.8.2. Classroom techniques employed to develop thinking skills in children
  • 4.9. Let us sum up
  • 4.10 Answers to Check your progress
  • 4.11 Suggested Readings & References
  • 4.12 Unit End Exercises

Unit 5 : Development of self

  • 5.0. Introduction
  • 5.1. Learning Objectives
  • 5.2. Development of self concept in children
  • 5.2.1. Concepts and how self concepts are formed
  • 5.2.2. Factors affecting the self concept
  • 5.3 . Development of Values in Children
  • 5.3.1. Role of discipline in the development of values
  • 5.4 . Development of attitude in children
  • 5.4.1. Meaning of attitude
  • 5.4.2. Component of attitude
  • 5.4.3. Development of attitude in children
  • 5.4.4 Role of teacher in development of good attitude in children
  • 5.4.5 Five effective teacher attitude
  • 5.5. Importance of perception and its development in children
  • 5.5.1. Development of Perception in the Child
  • 5.5.2. Importance of perception in a Developing Child
  • 5.5.3. Knowledge, Memory and Perception
  • 5.5.4. Importance of playing in development of perception
  • 5.6 Motivation
  • 5.6.1. Characteristics of Motivation in Young Children
  • 5.6.2. Developing motivation
  • 5.6.3. Enhancing Motivation
  • 5.7. Let us sum up
  • 5.8. Answers to check your progress
  • 5.9. Suggested Readings & references
  • 5.10. Unit-End Exercises

Unit 6 : Development Creativity in Children

  • 6.0 Introduction
  • 6.1 Learning Objectives
  • 6.2 Concept and Nature of Creativity
  • 6.3 Steps in Creative Thinking
  • 6.3.1 Factors affecting creativity
  • 6.4 Strategies for developing creativity through curricular and extra-curricular activities
  • 6.4.1 Brain storming
  • 6.4.2 Attribute listing and changing
  • 6.4.3 Instructional materials to foster creativity
  • 6.4.4 Some more ideas
  • 6.4.5 Questioning
  • 6.4.6 Some more activities
  • 6.5 Developing learning materials to foster creativity
  • 6.6 Role ICT in fostering creativity
  • 6. 7 Assessment of creativity
  • 6.8 Let Us Sum Up
  • 6.9 Answer Check Your Progress
  • 6.10 Suggested Readings and References
  • 6.11 Unit End Exercises

This study material was originally published on the National Institute of Open Schooling – NIOS website as part of the study material for the Diploma in Elementary Education (D.El.Ed) programme.


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