Department of Education
About the Department
The Department of Education is one of the most popular and oldest departments of this college. The subject education was introduced with the inception of D.R. College. Prof. Nripen Phukon was the pioneer teacher of the Department. As profession Nripen phukon left the job for some other appointment, Prof. Tarun Kr. Sarmah , a renowned teacher of the state was appointed in that post. In the period between 1960-70, some teachers were also appointed temporarily. Initially the department started only with core course. Since the beginning the subject was very popular among the students and considering the increasing demands from the students to introduce honours course, the college authority decided to introduce the same and the dream became a reality in 1974.
The department has a laboratory of Psychology which is one of the best laboratories in D.U.. The laboratory is now in possession of many equipments related to the subject. The students get sufficient facilities to perform psychological and mental testing. The instruments now available in laboratory are memory drum, simple reaction time, mirror drawing apparatus, techistoscope, per in experimental box, Bhatia’s performance apparatus, maze learning etc. Recently a computer has been installed in the department to carry out departmental activities.
Learning Resources of the Departments
In addition to the college library, the department has its own library, which contains more than 200 invaluable books. Two national journals have been subscribed for staying on acquainted with the latest development in the field of literature. The departmental library is open for use by the students during college hours. The department has its own computer to carry out its activities. Internet facilities are also available now for both the teachers and the students.
Future Plan of Action
- Publishing departmental journal
- Workshop on education for methods of teaching and question paper setting