Unit I - NATURE, PLACE , IMPORTNCE and METHODS OF ECONOMICS
a) Concept and meaning of Economics
b) Nature and Scope of Economics.
c) Place of Economics in the secondary and higher school curriculum.
d) Aims and objectives of Economics subject on the secondary and higher secondary school level.
e) Methods, Techniques, and devices.
Unit II - ASPECTS OF TEACHING ECONOMICS
a) History of Economics (with Special Emphasis on Indian Economy) 3 hours
b) Difference between Economic growth and economic development- Sustainable Development.
c) Economic planning poverty, food security, present price-rise. 3 hours
d) Economic reference and Globalization (discuss these developmental Issues with reference to India.)
UNIT III - LEARNING RESOURCES
a) Print resources: Resources for communicating verbal experiences: textbook, workbook, and
instructional material. 4 hours
b) Learning experiences: types of nature, criteria of good learning experiences. 3 hours
c) Audiovisual Aids: Audio Resources: meaning, purpose, Educational radio broadcast, Tape recorder
visual Resources: meaning, purpose. Non- Projected visual resources: graph, map, poster, models and
materials, Projected visual resources: - still visuals – slides, transparencies, film strips moving visuals –
the film, video animation 4 hours
d) Innovative Resources: Computer and web resources for economics.
- Teacher: Vidyanand Khandagale