Higher Education and Challenge of Social Change
Education is a powerful instrument of social change, but it alone is inadequate to realize the goal.
In this book the author has presented the futuristic social perspective on higher education by highlighting the role of education in the fast-changing society. He has discussed the ways and means as to how, the higher education institutions should acquire the change and future-readiness for intelligently facing the challenges of social change.
The process of education is to conserve and preserve the best and usable part of the cultural heritage; and also to eradicate the time-worn beliefs, and practices.
With rapid social change many ideas, skills and appliances are rendered obsolete. Therefore, to arrest professional obsolescence, teachers must be prepared to learn continuously, and to cultivate a Knack of learning. What matters most is the continuing education of the teachers in the changing times.
About the Author: Dr. Umrao Singh Chaudhari is former vice-chancellor and retired Professor of Education of Devi Ahilya University, Indore (Madhya Pradesh). He had done his Post-Doctoral Research at the University of Pittsburgh (US). He has, so far, authored ten books on Education and Culture. His research papers have been published in the educational journals and magazines of America, Canada, and New Zealand.
Professor Chaudhari was nominated as a Member of the Governing Committee of the Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR) for two consecutive terms. He was also nominated as Member of Editorial Advisory Board of the Journal of Educational Psychology, published by Princeton University (US). Dr. Chaudhari was also nominated as Member of the Senate of Banaras Hindu University (BHU) by the President (Visitor) of India. He is winner of the Dr. Hari Singh Gaur Award, which was instituted by the Government of Madhya Pradesh.
Recently, the “Leading Educational of India Award for Educational Excellence,”was presented to Prof. Chaudhari by the “Friendship Forum, New Delhi”. This award was bestowed on him for his outstanding contribution to educational excellence.
- Paperback: 146 pages
- Publisher: White Falcon Publishing; 1 edition (2023)
- Author: Umrao Singh Chaudhari
- ISBN-13: 9781636409016
- Product Dimensions: 7 x 1 x 10 Inches
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