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Volume 7 Issue 7
July-2020
eISSN: 2349-5162

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JETIR2007283

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2206-2214

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GENDER BIASED IN TEXTBOOK’S PICTURE OF WEST BENGAL BOARD OF PRIMARY EDUCATION

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2349-5162

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"GENDER BIASED IN TEXTBOOK’S PICTURE OF WEST BENGAL BOARD OF PRIMARY EDUCATION", International Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (www.jetir.org), ISSN:2349-5162, Vol.7, Issue 7, page no.2206-2214, July-2020, Available :http://www.jetir.org/papers/JETIR2007283.pdf

Abstract

Education prepares future generation to take their due place in the society. It becomes essential that substandard educational goal, materials and method of instruction are not retaining but up to date with the advance of social, cultural, and scientific field. Curriculum is the main root of action that can confirm the supply of effective and efficient human resource for the development of a nation and a progressive society. It helps to generate and to promote among the children’s language ability of listening, speaking, reading, writing, thinking, values, creativity, social interaction, positive attitude and create of atmosphere of co-operation, develop interpersonal relation, create to help academic and social relationship, communication skill for social living .Text books are the direct real and particular manifestation of curriculum and it is a key instructional media which play an important role in the field of education and the child mental and social development. The sense of sight processes the most unique place of providing knowledge of information of the environment suffering us in a most comprehensive and stable way that is why the knowledge gained through a picture of the object, person or event said to be 100 times better, than mere description in word. Picture in the textbook is a one of the main instructional media which help the student to understand the topic easily, it provide the clear structure for student, it influence the student learning and imagination, strength the visual thinking and allowing kids to connect how they reason with what they observed, child link concept with word. Picture shape children mind and help the teacher discussing story and picture help should always make the reading fun and enjoyable and affect on children effective domain and also it has been understood that textbooks are a basic vehicle of socialization, conveying Knowledge, values and also play a significant role in transmitting a society’s culture; it is also a tool for Social change because it disseminates universal values. Textbooks are very needful and potential vehicle for gender equality. The main objective of the study was to describe gender bias present in the textbook’s picture. It is a descriptive study. Through the purposive sampling the text book of class-V namely “BHASA PATH” which is prescribes by West Bengal Board of Primary Education was chosen. The visual content analysis method use for conducting this research paper. The data were analyzed quantitatively though percentage shown by table and graph and qualitatively the researcher give insightful, rational and realistic description of the textbook’s picture. The result of the study shows that gender is unequally presented in this textbook’s picture.

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Gender bias, Text book, Primary Education, Picture, and Content Analysis

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"GENDER BIASED IN TEXTBOOK’S PICTURE OF WEST BENGAL BOARD OF PRIMARY EDUCATION", International Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (www.jetir.org | UGC and issn Approved), ISSN:2349-5162, Vol.7, Issue 7, page no. pp2206-2214, July-2020, Available at : http://www.jetir.org/papers/JETIR2007283.pdf

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Published Paper ID: JETIR2007283
Registration ID: 235482
Published In: Volume 7 | Issue 7 | Year July-2020
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Page No: 2206-2214
ISSN Number: 2349-5162

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"GENDER BIASED IN TEXTBOOK’S PICTURE OF WEST BENGAL BOARD OF PRIMARY EDUCATION", International Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (www.jetir.org | UGC and issn Approved), ISSN:2349-5162, Vol.7, Issue 7, page no. pp2206-2214, July-2020, Available at : http://www.jetir.org/papers/JETIR2007283.pdf




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