Integrals part of our Institution is Research Centre, Dr.A.M.Ajathaswamy is the Director. Recognizing the infrastructural and human resources available in JSS College of Education, RCU sanctioned a Research Centre in the year 2012. Three staff members were identified as Research guides and were allotted 22 students for doing research work in the area of Education . Five staff members have taken up UGC Minor Projects and are about to complete the projects and successfully.
The Research Centre provides resources for researcher to take up projects and try out innovations in the area of teaching & teacher Education. Resources in the form of reference books, National, International Education, Reports, Journals, Research surveys, Digital materials, Internet facilities are made available for researchers. American and British council Library (Chennai) membership has been procured. A Psychological test library is being developed which would be of great help to researches for the preparation of tools.
A workshop for Analysis of data & interpretation for research scholors is being planned to be held shortly.
Enlightened and empowered teachers lead communities and nations in their march towards better quality of life. The country has to address this challenge of providing well qualified and competent teachers who have futuristic perspective. BLDEA Association has taken up this challenge of empowering its teachers. The centre has initiated the task of setting up a resource centre which is provided with NCERT text Books, Laboratory hand Books, teachers manuals Assessment source books and several CDs and digital materials related to teaching & learning. The centre acts as a forum for teachers to get themselves acquainted with recent trends in education, systematic changes teaching strategies ICT tools & try out innovations. This centre has a vision of empowering our teachers for the future challenges. In this regard training needs of teachers and heads have been already identified and orientation workshops would commence shortly .
A three day programme for Head masters & Principals education Commissioners office,Dharwad to empower them with school leadership & management skills. Mr.Arun Shahapur, MLC has sanctioned a grant of Rs. 10.00 lakhs for this teacher empowerment centre for the purchase of Books & equipment. We express our sincere gratitude to him on this occasion.
On-going Research projects.
UGC has sanctioned 05 Miner Research Projects to faculty
1. Name of the Staff: Dr.Jagadeesh.B
Topic : A study on Academic Achievement in relation to social phobia & Socio Economic status.
Amount allotted : 130000/-
Completed Minor Projects
2. Name of the Staff: Dr.V.D.Aiholli
Topic : The effect of implementation of RTE in Bijapur City: A Study
Amount allotted : 140000/-
3. Name of the Staff: Dr.A.V.Bamagond
Topic : A Study of Secondary School Teachers Attitude towards e-learning
Amount allotted : 90000/-
4. Name of the Staff: Dr.G.R.Angadi
Topic : A Frame work evaluating the ICT use on Teacher Education A case Study of the Colleges of Teacher Education in Karnataka.
Amount allotted : 82000/-
5. Name of the Staff: Sri.B.S.Hiremath
Topic : A Study on Adoption of e-Learning Approach in Degree Colleges
Amount allotted : 145000/-
Competency Building Centre
BLDE Association established the competency building centre during 2015-16 located at JSS college of Education,Vijayapur. Competency building centre owes its origin to the vision of Honable Vice-chancellor Dr.B.G.Mulimani, General Secretary . Sri. G.K.Patil and Prof.S.H.Lagali.
This centre offers pre-examination career Guidance to prepare for competitive examinations conducted by UPS,KPSC, Civil Services and Banking services.
Presently, the centre is conducting CSIR-UGC NET, UGC_NET & K-SET programme, 37 students have registered for the same. Eminent scholars have been identified as over Resource- persons from all over Karnataka like Dr.GangaBoraih from KIMS Banglore, Dr.S.S.Patil from Kuvempu University Shivamoyga, Dr.Shreedhar & other.
It is planned to have a IBPS, RBI,BI & other competitive Exam guidance to commence from 1st week of Dec 2015. Similarly we have planes to 2015 UPSC Civil Services guidance programme community from Jan 2016. Prof.S.G.Gani is Director of Competency Building. Centre.