Prof. B. C. Das

Education Department, Tura Campus

Designation: Professor

Qualifications:

M.A. (Utkal), M.Phil. (DAV, Indore), Ph.D. (B.H.U.)

Teaching Experience: 28 Years

Areas of Interest/Specialization:

  1. Research Methodology
  2. Teacher Education
  3. Educational Technology

Research Projects

Major Research Projects (Completed)

  1. Title: Evaluation of the Orientation Programmes for University and College Teachers in the Academic Staff Colleges in India. Funding Agency: UGC, New Delhi, 2002.
  2. Title: A Study of the Organization of Teacher Education Programmes for Secondary School Teachers in North Eastern Region of India. Funding AgencyICSSR, New Delhi 2010.  
  3. Title: A Critical Evaluation of the Teaching Learning Systems adopted for the Management of Refresher Courses in the Academic Staff Colleges in India. Funding Agency: UGC, New Delhi 2010. 

Publications

Research Papers/ Articles Published:

  1. Teachers’ Retraining: Some Concerns for Further Development, Dibrugarh University Journal of Education, No1, 1992, PP.103-107, Dibrugarh, Assam.
  2. Effectiveness of Concept Attainment Model in terms of Teaching Competence of Pre-service Student Teachers. Perspectives in Education, Vol,9, No1, January 1993, ISSN 0970-1575, pp-35-44, Baroda.
  3. Effectiveness of Self-learning Material for the Orientation of University and College Teachers. Experiments in Education, Vol.xxi, No4, April1993, ISSN 0970-7409, PP.85-93, Madras.
  4. Effect of Traditional Teaching Method on Teachers’ Professional Awareness. The Educational Review, Vol. xix, No3, March1993, ISSN 0013-192X, PP.43-45Madras.
  5.  Orientation of the University and College Teachers through Distance Mode. Indian Journal of Open Learning, Vol.3, No2, 1994, IGNOU, ISSN 0971-2690, PP.29-33, New Delhi.
  6. Educational Technology in the Future. Dibrugarh University Journal of Education, Vol.II, No1, 1994-95, PP.60-72, Dibrugarh.
  7. Effect of Self-learning Material on Teachers’ Professional Awareness. The Educational ReviewVol.1, No7, July 1995, ISSN 0013-192X, PP.105-111, Madras.
  8. Open University: Taking Education to the Doorsteps of the Students. Dibrugarh University Journal of Education, Vol.III, No1, 1996, PP.31-47, Dibrugarh.
  9. Indian Society and Education in the Twenty First Century. University News, Vol.35, No.25, June 1997, ISSN-0566-2257, PP.9-13, AIU, New Delhi.
  10. Parameters of Quality of Research. Dibrugarh University Journal of Education Vol.IV, No4, 1996-97, PP.67-74, Dibrugarh.
  11. A Study of Students Perception of Teachers Accountability. Dibrugarh University Journal of Education, Vol.IV, No4, 1996-97, Dibrugarh.
  12. Sense of Accountability among University Teachers. Progress of Education, Vol. XXII, No. II, June 1998, ISSN 6154-57, PP.242-246 Pune.
  13. Orientation Programme and Professional Awareness of Teachers. University News, Vol.36, No.51, 1997, ISSN-0566-2257, PP.3-6, AIU, New Delhi.
  14. A Comparative Study of Sense of Accountability between English medium and Assamese medium Secondary School Teachers. Journal of Indian Education. Vol.XXIII, No. 4, February, 1998,  ISSN-26915-75,PP.34-43,NCERT, New Delhi
  15. Evolving a Code of Professional Ethics for Teachers. The Progress of Education, Vol.LXXIII, No. 1, August 1998, ISSN 6154-57, PP19-22, Pune.
  16. Teachers Attitude towards the Orientation Programme of Academic Staff College. The Progress of Education, Vol.LXXIII, No. 8, March, 1999, ISSN 6154-57, PP.177-183, Pune.
  17. Orientation Programmes in Higher Education: Retrospect and Prospects. Dibrugarh University Journal of Education, Vol.V, No.5, 1998-99, PP.17-26, Dibrugarh.
  18. Attitude of Students Teachers towards Microteaching. Dibrugarh University Journal of Education. Vol. V, No.5, 1998-99, PP.59-66, Dibrugarh. (Joint Paper).
  19. A Model Approach to Teacher Training Programme: an Experiment. University News, Vol.37, No.22, May 1999, ISSN-0566-2257, PP.10-14, AIU, New Delhi.
  20. Viewing Doordorshan (TV) Programmes: Preferences of High School Students. Indian Journal of Open Learning, Vol.10, No.1, January 2001, ISSN 0971-2690, PP.100-109 IGNOU, New Delhi.
  21. Orientation Programmes of the Academic Staff Colleges in India: An Evaluation. University News, Vol.39, No. 6, November2001, ISSN-0566-2257, PP.06-10, AIU, New Delhi.
  22. Relevance of Orientation Programmes for University and College Teachers. Dibrugarh University Journal of Education, Vol. VII, No.7, 2000-2001, PP.51-55, Dibrugarh.
  23. Effect of Microteaching on Attitude and General Teaching Competence of B.Ed. Trainees. Dibrugarh University Journal of Education. Vol. VII, No.7, 2000-2001, PP.19-25, Dibrugarh, Joint Paper.
  24. Issues and Priority Areas of Research in Teacher Education. Dibrugarh University Journal of Education. Vol. VI, No. 6, 2000. PP.1-6, Dibrugarh.
  25. Community Perception of Teachers Accountability. Dibrugarh University Journal of Education, Vol.VI, No.6, 1999-2000, PP.48-63, Dibrugarh.
  26. Relevance of Higher Education Today. EDUTRACKS, Vol.2, No.3, 2002, ISSN4982-12, PP. 9-13, Hyderabad.
  27. Feedback Mechanism for Effective Teaching. Maharshi Dayanand University Research journal, Vol.1, No.2, October 2002, ISSN0972-706X, PP.39-48, Rohtak.
  28. Problems of Academic Staff Colleges in India: An Evaluation. EDUTRACKS, Vol.2, No.7, March2003, ISSN 4982-982, PP34-40, Hyderabad.
  29. Development of Academic Staff Colleges in India. EDUTRACKS, Vol.3, No.1, September 2003, ISSN4982-05, PP.32-38, Hyderabad.
  30. Teaching learning Systems at the Academic Staff Colleges: A Critical Evaluation. University News, Vol.42, No.44, 2004, ISSN0566-2257, PP.5-13, AIU, New Delhi.
  31. Sense of Accountability among Teachers. EDUTRACKS, Vol.5, No.3, November2005, ISSN4982-05, PP.21-22, Hyderabad.
  32. Students Perception of Immediacy Behaviour University Teachers. EDUTRACKS, Vol.6, No.11 July 2007, ISSN 4982-08, PP29-35, Hyderabad.
  33. Declining Standard of University Education in Assam. University News, Vol.45, No.41, October2007, ISSN0566-2257, PP.11-15, AIU, New Delhi.
  34. Staff Development in the Academic Staff Colleges in India. Staff and Educational Development International, Vol.12, No.2 &3, December2008, ISSN0971-9008, PP.93-110, IGNOU, New Delhi.
  35. Teaching School Students through Distance Mode: Some Reflections. Journal of Indian Education, Vol.XXXVI, No.2, August2010, ISSN0972-5628, PP66-77, NCERT, New Delhi.
  36. Facilitative Factors in the spread of Innovations in Teacher Education. Vetri Education, Vol.6, No.1, March2011, ISSN-0973-8614, PP.5-11, Puducherry, Tamilnadu.
  37. What Prevents Teacher Education Institutions from being Innovative. EDUTRACKS, Vol.10, No.6, February2011, ISSN4982-11, PP.3-8, Hyderabad.
  38. Effectiveness of Self-study Material for teaching General Science to School Students.  Journal of Indian Education, Vol. XXXVII, No.4, February 2012, ISSN 0972-5628, PP.114-132, NCERT, New Delhi.
  39. Professional Training in the Academic Staff Colleges in India. EDUTRACKS, Hyderabad. Vol.16, No.12 August 2017, ISSN: 0972-9844.
  40. Problems of Staff Training in the Academic Staff Colleges in India. Staff and Educational Development International. IGNOU, New Delhi.2018.
  41. Teacher Education in the North- eastern Region of the Country: An Evaluation. NCERT, New Delhi, 2018.

Books Published

  1. Educational Technology, Kalyani Publishers, ISBN81-7096-986-7, PP.1-162, New Delhi, 1996.
  2. Microteaching, Kayani Publishers, ISBN 81-7096-811-9, PP. 1-103, New Delhi, 1998.
  3. Teacher education at a Distance, Kalyani Publishers, ISBN81-7663-475-1, PP.1--225, New Delhi, 2000.
  4. Educational Technology (Assamese- co-authored), Kalyani Publishers, ISBN81-272-0539-7, PP.1-206, New Delhi, 2002.
  5. Secondary Education and the Teacher, Kalyani Publishers,ISBN 978-272-3981-7,PP1-164, New Delhi.2007
  6. Management of Teacher Education, APH Publishing Corporation, ISBN978-81-313-0514-0, PP.1-231, New Delhi, 2009.

Ph. D. Degree Awarded / Supervised

  1. A Study of Professional Awareness among the College and University Teachers in Relation to their Job Satisfaction. 10th January 2003. Scholar: Mrs. Sukla Das.
  2. Factors Promoting Diffusion of Innovations in the Secondary Teachers’ Training Institutions in Assam. 6th November 2003. Scholar: Mr. Beda Kumar Chaliha.
  3. Development of Self-learning Material and its Effectiveness for Teaching General Science to Class IX Students of Assam State.. 24th November2008. Scholar: Mr Basanta Gogoi.
  4. A Critical Study of the Existing Systems of Teaching and Learning in the Secondary Teacher Education Institutions in Assam.15th December2008. Scholar: Mr Lekhan Gogoi.
  5.  A Study of the Sense of Accountability in Relation to Job Satisfaction, Socio-economic Status, Qualification, and Experience of Secondary School Teachers in Sivasagar District, Assam. 18th September, 2009. Scholar: Mr Paramananda Sonowal.

Papers Presented in Conferences/ Seminars

  1. Thirty Days Orientation Programme for University and College Teachers. Organized by: UGC-ASC, BHU in 1992. Paper Presented: Do We Teach Well?
  2. Twenty one Days Refresher Course for University and College Teachers. Organized by: UGC-ASC Devi Ahilya University, Indore in 1995. 
  3. National Seminar on Problems of Professional Ethics in Present Day Society. Sponsored by: UGC, Organized by: Sivsagar College, Assam in 1998. Paper Presented: Evolving a Code of Professional Ethics for Teachers.
  4. UGC Sponsored Workshop on Major Research Project. Organized by: Pandit Ravishankar University, Raipur, M.P. in 1998. Presented Paper on the Progress and Findings of the Research Project.
  5. National Seminar on Emerging Issues of Teacher Education in Assam. Organized by: All India Associations for Educational Research jointly with Dept. of Education, Dibrugarh University in 2002. Presented Paper on: Research in Teacher Education in Assam: Some Emerging Issues.
  6. National Seminar on Ensuring Quality in Higher Education Institutions in North-East India. Sponsored by: NAAC. Organized by: Sivsagar College, Assam in 2005. Presented Paper on: Sense of Accountability among Teachers in Assam.
  7. Workshop on Distance Education (Preparation of Course Materials for Undergraduate Students. Organized by: Rajiv Gandhi University in 2005.
  8. Workshop on Action Research. Sponsored by: ICSSR, Shillong. Organized by: Dept. of Education, NEHU, Tura Campus, Tura in 2006. Presented Paper on: Solving a Problem through Action Research in Elementary Education.
  9. Twenty One Days UGC-ASC Refresher Course for University and College Teachers. Organized by: ASC, NEHU, Shillong in 2009. Delivered Six Lectures to and interacted with Participants.
  10. Eight Days Training Programme on Research Methodology. Sponsored by: ICSSR, NEC and NEHU in 2010.  Organized by: Dept of Education, NEHU Tura Campus, Tura. Delivered Lectures on: Purpose of Research Questions/ Hypotheses and development of Research Tools.
  11. One Week National Level workshop on Research Methodology and SPSS in2011. Sponsored by: UGC, ICSSR and NEC. Organized by: Sivsagar College, Assam. Delivered Lectures on: Preparing Research Proposal and Objectivity and Ethical Neutrality in Research.
  12.  One week Workshop on Teacher Empowerment for the Secondary School teachers of Garo Hills in 2011. Sponsored by DERT, Shillong, Meghalaya. Organized by: CTE, Tura. Delivered Lectures as Resource Person on Teacher Empowerment at secondary Level.
  13. Workshop on Appraisal of Research Projects in 2011. Sponsored by: ICSSR, New Delhi. Organized by: Tripura University, Agartala. Presented Paper on: Progress and Findings of Research Work.
  14. National Seminar on Examination Reforms in Secondary Schools in February 2012 sponsored by ICSSR, NEC, NEHU NIT, Mysore and presented paper entitled Examination Reforms in Secondary Schools: A Study of Tura Town.
  15. National Seminar on Issues and Challenges on Teacher Education in India in 21st Century with reference to North-Easter Region. Organised by Doomdooma College, Assam, from 3rd to 4th August 2012. Presented paper on: Teacher Education in India: Emerging Issues.
  16. Workshop on Approaches to Social Science Research organized by the Department of Education, North Eastern Hill University on 25th September 2014, and delivered lecture on ‘Introduction to Scientific Method.’
  17. Six Days Training Programme on’ Experimental Research Methodology’ organized by  the department of education , North Eastern Hill University from 17th to 22nd November 2014, and delivered lectures on experimental designs as a resource person.

International Conference Attended and Paper Presented

  1. International Conference on Higher Education for the 21st Century. Organized by: Curtin University of Technology, Malaysia, 2002. Presented Paper on: Relevance of Higher Education in India in the 21st Century.