Department of

History

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Youth is easily deceived, because it is quick to hope.!!
“The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet.”

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History Department

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About the Department

"The More you know about the Past, The better prepared you are for the future."
-Theodore Roosevelt.

Human life is always purposeful. History is the transmission of our mental, moral, technical and aesthetic heritage as fully as possible, to as many as possible for the enlargement of man’s understanding, control, embellishment and enjoyment of life. The vision of this department to work to create responsible citizens to fulfill the void of able administrators with human kindness, responsibility and honesty, to create worthy citizens to build the future India and to create unbiased historians to historical truths to this society and to the nation at large. In addition, we mould these students as value based historians and to create career opportunities both in public and private sectors.

Our department is an important centre for resource in history. Our student teachers are given practice to use different types of aids such as pamphlets, Maps, charts, scrapbooks, reference books, text books, projectors, LCD, OHP and using real objects etc. in the teaching learning process. Our department provides a lot of information through group discussion, team teaching, projects etc. We eagerly celebrate national festivals and important national days. Field trip is organized to provide an opportunity to the student teachers for discrete observation. “The History club” functions actively and releases our club magazines every year. We also organize lectures and seminars through our club.  We also conduct quiz programmes, essay and oratory competitions and number of Co-curricular activities are organized in our department. In Toto, our history department is an ideal department of Bethlahem College of Education.

Achievements

  • Our students produced cent percent results in History for past fifteen years in the University Examinations.
  • In 2008- 2009 Merojilatha achieved college second place (practical-I class and Theory I class) and she achieved university first mark in history education.

Mission

  • To develop an appreciation of 3R’s rights, responsibilities and relationships.
  • To develop qualities like clarity of thought, intellectual, conscience, courage, love of truth, initiative, self-reliance, spontaneity, and tolerance etc. which go a long way in the development of a well-balanced personality that is intellectively mature, emotionally stable and society efficient
  • Get familiarized with the various learning resources for their professional effectiveness.

Vision

  • To inculcate democratic norms and participating behavior
  • To strengthen the national identity and preserve cultural heritage coupled with India’s contribution to mankind
  • To equip the students to cope up with the challenges of globalization
  • To provide education to establish a socially cohesive society
  • To develop life skills and promoting social personal qualities