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Comparative Survey, Descriptive Research

  Comparative survey research is a type of descriptive survey where it aims to compare the status of two or more variable, institutions, strategies etc. This technique often uses multiple disciplines in one study.This does not only compare different groups but also same group over time.Few points are to be kept in mind before starting the comparative survey. ·        Comparison Points -The research should be very clear regarding the points to be compared. This can also be identified through review of literature and experience of experts. ·        Assumption of Similarities -  One has to be clear about the similarities the two variable hold. If the researcher do not find this there is no point of comparison. Criteria of Comparison - The researcher has to identify the criteria of comparison keeping in mind the fairness and objectivity. Appropriate tools has to be identified for measurement of criterion variables. Comparative survey research is carried on when the researcher cannot

Sociolinguistics and Variation in Language

Schooling vs Education                      Different forms of Academic Discipline Education vs Learning                Concept of Privatization in Indian Education System History of Eng;lish Language Feminism and Feminist Theory Sociolinguistics is a meeting ground for linguists and social scientists. Broadly speaking, it studies the language variation of society. Sociolinguists believe that language is dynamic and not static. Variation is an inherent property of language and language variation can be investigated at any level- phonological, morphological, syntactic etc. It may also vary due to number of factors like geographical boundaries, age, education, sex, caste and social context. Sociolinguists try to examine and explain linguistic variation in terms of personal, geographical or social reasons.       Considering social context, it is found that sociolinguistic reality of a homogenous society (eg: America) is different from heterogeneous society ( eg: India). This is because

Teachers: Building Future Amid Crisis

  This global Covid-19 pandemic brought forth us the vital roles that teachers play in building and shaping the future of the nation. Teachers became even more important as they navigate how to help students adjust to distance learning and adapt to Covid-19 safety guidelines in and out of their classrooms. They became busy, a different kind of busy with no gaps and no breaks; working as hard as they possibly can to make the best out of this tough situation. The pandemic significantly added to the challenges faced by teachers. It will be no exaggeration to say that they not only accepted the challenge but proved themselves in building the future of the students, of the nation, of the world and also of the teaching profession. Therefore, 5 th September Teachers’ Day provide the occasion to celebrate the teaching profession and give due respect to the effort and hardwork of teachers who by unfolding the landscape of online education narrowed the learning gap leaving not a single child