About the BookEducation can be defined as a form of learning in which the knowledge, skills, values, and beliefs are transferred from one human being to another through discussion, teaching, training, and/or research. Any experience that has a formative effect on the way one thinks, feels, or acts may be considered educational. Teaching, which is the job or profession of a teacher, is an integral part of education.
The book, which is the result of the author’s more than four decades of experience and experimentation in teaching profession, covers all the important aspects of teaching. Ten important rules of pedagogy—the discipline that deals with the theory and practice of education—have been explained. After reflecting on what is good teaching, the book covers a wide range of topics, including effective assignment preparation, the relevance of project works, the art of paper setting, resolving the heterogeneity of class structure, achievement assessment, moderation and its importance, teaching of mathematics, thesis writing, interviewing, and how to fare well in an academic interview.
The book also covers vital parameters of academic administration which is an important aspect of the system of education. Besides, it diagnoses the problems arising in the teaching learning process, giving new insights into the subject.
The book comes as a friend, philosopher and guide for everyone in the field of education. It will be useful for teachers of every level and standard, and academic administrators and educators.
About the Author/sA prolific writer, educationist and scholar, Dr. Dipak Chatterjee started his academic career in St. Xavier’s College, Kolkata as a Lecturer and retired from there as a distinguished Professor and Head of Mathematics Department. His teaching experience spans more than 40 years during which he also taught in Calcutta University, IGNOU, IISWBM, NSO University, and many engineering colleges and management institutes.
Dr. Chatterjee who obtained his Ph.D. from Indian Statistical Institute and Calcutta University, was rated the best teacher. The courses he taught and guided include Ph.D., M.Phil., M.Tech., M.Sc., M.B.A., M.Com., M.C.A., B.Tech., B.Sc., B.C.A., B.Com., and B.B.A.
Dr. Chatterjee has contributed over 200 research articles and published 35 books.