Refining and Redefining Basic Education in the Perspective of Blended Learning: A Constructivist Outlook


Contemporary education aims atpreparing socially useful productive entity. In order to achieve this aim, emphasis should be laid upon hands on activity and productive work. In this investigation we are to explore a constructive teaching-learning strategyfor enhancing professional and vocational efficiency among the young generation learner. This strategy is a thoughtful integration of the classical and modern educational findings which entails a structured form of educational process to fulfil that aim in Indian socio-cultural landscape. Indian society needs vocational up gradation with healthy competition, cooperation and moral value of the pupils. So, it is not the question about method of the educational process but also mode of interaction to fulfil that aim through the proper guidance. This new teaching-learning strategy follows the principles of ‘learning by doing’ with necessary theoretical content knowledge amalgamated with digital media as well as traditional classroom interactions. More clearly this paper focuses on redefining of basic education concept of Gandhiin the light of Blended learning.

Authors and Affiliations

Arnab Kumar Dutta, Chandan Adhikary


Related Articles

Nutrient adequacy of school going children can be determined by dietary diversity scores within different food groups

The adequate amount of nutrient intake required at the age of pre-puberty in girls is the prerequisite for good health and overall development. The present cross sectional study was conducted to find nutrient intake ad...

Comparison of Self- Efficacy in Athlete and Non- Athlete Male Students of Iran and India

This study compared self-efficacy in 200 athlete and non- athlete male students (50 athlete and 50 non- athlete male students ,each from Iran and India). The students completed the Self-Efficacy Scale (SES). Data from b...

Financial Literacy Level of Expatriates in United Arab Emirates and Its Effect on Investment Decision

This study measures the level of financial literacy and evaluates the impact ofdemographic characteristics on financial literacy among the expatriates in the UAE. The financial literacy level is found to be affected by...

Projection of populations by age and sex for States in North East of India for 2011- 2031

So far the studies dealing with the population projection are at the national level and only a few studies have shown the size of the population in the future at state level. There are Scanty studies in population proje...

An Analysis of Growth of MSMEs in India and Their contribution in Employment and GDP of the Country

The Micro, Small and medium enterprises of India is an important driving factor for the growth of Indian Economy. These MSMEs not only provide the employment opportunities but helps in the process of industrialization i...

Download PDF file
  • EP ID EP31123
  • DOI -
  • Views 229
  • Downloads 2

How To Cite

Arnab Kumar Dutta, Chandan Adhikary (2017). Refining and Redefining Basic Education in the Perspective of Blended Learning: A Constructivist Outlook. International Journal of Interdisciplinary and Multidisciplinary Studies (IJIMS), 4(3), -.