VOLUME 6, ISSUE 3, SEPTEMBER 2017
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 "Crimes and Security in E-Banking "
Annirudh Vashishtha, Dr. Vijendra Singh

Abstract: Banks are an important institution of the economy for providing institutional credit to its customers. A banking company in India is the one adding from the public, repayable on demand or otherwise and withdrawal by cheques, draft, order or otherwise. In simple terms, a bank accepts money on deposits, repayable on demand and also earns a margin of profit by lending money. A bank stimulates economic activity in the market by dealing in money. It mobilises the savings of people and makes funds available to business financing their capital and revenue expenditure. It also deals in financial instruments and provides financial services for a price i.e, interest, discount, commission, etc The growth of internet and e-commerce is dramatically changing in everyday life, with the world wide web and e-commerce transforming the world into a digital global village. The latest wave in information technology is internet banking. It is a part of virtual banking and another delivery channel for customers. In simple terms, internet banking means any user with a PC and a browser can get connected to the banks website to perform any of the virtual banking functions and avail of any of the bank's services. There is no human operator to respond to the needs of the customer. The bank has a centralised data base that is web-enabled. All the services that the bank has permitted on the internet are displayed on a menu. Any service can be selected and further interaction is dictated by the nature of service. The range of services offered by e-banking are: Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT0: Automated Teller Machines (ATM) and point of sales (PoS), Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) and Credit Electronic or Digital cash. What is addressed generally with regard to E-Commerce under the title of safety of communication and data protection is a specific problem of banking law since bank secrecy is one of the most crucial and important problems of bank business. This is more or less true for all countries. Therefore, the question arises how the requirements of protecting of bank secrecy can be complied with in electronic transactions.


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"A Relationship between Emotional Maturity and Life Satisfaction among Employees"
Tanya Tandon

Abstract: The current study investigates the relationship between Emotional Maturity and Life Satisfaction among Employees. Emotional Maturity is an aspect that is very close to the personality. Personality is what will shape the individual brought in daily life for themselves and their environment. A person can be said to have matured emotionally when they have been able to think objectively. Emotional maturity is an expression of emotion that is constructive and interactive. Individuals who have reached emotional maturity is characterized by the presence in the ability to control emotions, to think realistically, understand themselves and be able to show emotion when and where appropriate. Life Satisfaction is an assessment of the overall conditions of existence as derived from a comparison of one's aspiration to one's actual achievement. It is expected that there is a relationship between emotional maturity and life satisfaction among the employees. The test was administered on 60 employees working in Canara Bank , Chandigarh. The age range was kept 25 to 30 years. Purposive Random sampling was used. Intercorrelation between Emotional Maturity and Life Satisfaction among Employees was taken out. Pearson's r was used to analyze the data. It was seen that the value of intercorrelation came out to be significant which means that there is a relationship between emotional maturity and the understanding and life satisfaction. In other words, the deeper the emotional maturity, the more will be the life satisfaction among employees.


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"Differential Effects on Playing and Watching Videogames on the Problem Solving and Pro Social Behaviour of Middle School Students "
Dr. Smitha Baboo , Dr.Vasimalairaja

Abstract: Many researches that have done earlier on violent video games have deleterious effects (Anderson & Bushman, 2001; Anderson et al.). Contrary to conventional beliefs that playing video games is intellectually lazy and sedating, it turns out that playing these games promotes a wide range of cognitive skills. Evidences prove that skills that are important can be built or reinforced by videogames, like; playing games can improve the spatial visualization ability. Decades of research already exists on the effects of violent videogames on children and adolescents and its negative impact on their physical and mental health. More balanced perspective is needed for the negative effects of videogames and should throw more lights on the benefits of playing these games. This research article is aimed on the positive effects of videogames while playing and watching videogames on the problem solving and pro social behaviour. The present experimental study was based on forty five boys and forty five girls from 5th to 7th grade middle school children belonging to the age group 10-13 years. The results show that there is a difference in the problem solving and pro social behaviour while playing the videogame than while watching and boys show more significant difference than girls in problem solving and vice versa for the pro social behaviour.


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"Conflict Resolution Among Children with Mild and Moderate Disabilities in Mainstream Classroom "
Anjali

Abstract: This study is an attempt to investigate the conflict resolution among the disabled children in mainstream classroom. A sample of 404 children with special needs as identified by S.S.A (H.P) was selected from districts Shimla and Solan of Himachal Pradesh. The Conflict Resolution Scale constructed by the investigator herself was used for the data collection. The results of the study show that the female and male disabled children having different disabilities studying in mainstream classroom do not differ significantly in their conflict resolution style. The female and male disabled children having different disabilities exhibit near about equal conflict resolution style in dealing with various conflicting situations in mainstream classroom.


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" Towards a mission to create Superior Learners World Cognition Project in Bhavan Vidyalaya School, Chandigarh a pilot study"
Shruti Marwaha

Abstract: The in hand research study proposes the evaluation of cognitive abilities particularly Intelligence Quotient, Focus Factor, Decision making ability and Creative Quotient of an esteemed educational institute, Bhavan Vidyalaya school in Chandigarh. In-depth study was conducted on a sample of 52 students of the school. At initial stage, Test-1 was conducted on a sample of 52 subjects. In the second phase, 30 days of customized training (IPCT-1) was provided to the subjects. Third phase included Monthly Monitoring of QIMI. In the fourth phase, next 30 days of customized training (IPCT-2) was provided to the subjects. Fifth phase included Monthly Monitoring of QIM2. In the next phase, another 30 days' customized training (IPCT-3) was provided to the subjects. The seventh phase included Monthly Monitoring of QIMI. Monthly Monitoring of QIM3. Tracker test for first quarter was conducted on subjects and finally the data were analyed. To make the inferences lucid, the sample was divided into two groups: Group A and Group B. After the assessment of customized solutions of the students for three months, they were categorized on the basis of the regular completion of the task sheets. Those having attempted over 75% of the tasks given were called as Group A, while rest of them were taken for Group B. The results indicated that the increase in IQ, FF,DMA and CQ of the students in Group A was quite higher than that of Group B.


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"Effectiveness of Play way technique to teach prepositions to children with hearing impairment at primary school level "
Dr Alok Kumar Upadhyay, Mrs. Neetu Pandey

Abstract: The current study was undertaken to investigate the effectiveness of play-way technique in teaching preposition in primary school children with hearing impairment. ten children with hearing loss of 60dB and above, in the age group 5 to 6 years, and having been inducted into primary education for more than a term of 6 months were selected for the study. The children had been formally introduced to prepositions in class, following which the group was randomly assigned to two experimental groups of five children each. This was followed by supplementary training through two play-way techniques akin to table and ball in one of the experimental group, while the other group continued with traditional paper-pencil exercises. At the end of a fortnight of training, the participant-children were tested for their skills for recall and comprehension. As the sample size was small lacking normality, the performance scores were subjected to non-parametric comparison employing Mann-Whitney test. The results revealed that play-way exercises were resulted in better learning with a statistically significant mean rank difference.


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"Interactional Effect of Social Intelligence and Emotional Intelligence on Mental Health Status of Secondary School Students "
Dixon P. Thomas , Dr. K. V. Jeeva Rathina

Abstract: The study aims to find out the main effect and interaction effect of social intelligence and emotional intelligence on the mental health status of secondary school students of Kerala. Data were collected from a stratified random sample of 628 secondary school students (289 boys and 339 girls) in the age range 13-16, studying in grades VII to X, with the help of standardized psychometric instruments. The consolidated were subjected to two way ANOVA with the help of SPSS to test the hypotheses. It was revealed from the analysis that social intelligence and emotional intelligence have significant main effect and interaction effect on mental health status of secondary school students. Such significant effects exist not only in the total sample but also in sub-samples based on gender. Though there exists a significant main effect of social intelligence and emotional intelligence on the mental health of students from joint-, and nuclear families, interactive effect of the independent variables upon the dependent variable was found limited to adolescents from nuclear families. Social intelligence and emotional intelligence have significant main effect and interaction effect on the mental health of students from all socio-economic strata and all levels of achievement.


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" Work Related Stress of High School Teachers"
Dr. A. Balamallika Devi

Abstract: Stress is inevitable in the execution of any piece of work in any organization. To certain extent it mobilizes individuals' potentialities to work more effectively. Systematic study of teachers job stress, job satisfaction job involvement and the related personality disposition would suggest the educational administrators the required steps to be taken in ameliorating the debilitating effect of undue stress experienced by teachers in their profession.


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"Personality Types as Correlates of Achievement "
Shuchita Awasthi , Dr. Santosh Vishvakarma

Abstract: The purpose of this study was to assess the effect of different personality types on academic achievement. 600 Participants were selected through quota sampling from Various Schools of Lakhimpur-kheri (U.P.). Age related factors treated as control variable. For obtaining the score on perceived parenting style, Type A,B ad C Personality inventory was used, which has 45 items. It is five point scale based on five options: strongly agree, agree, undecided, disagree and strongly undecided response of Subject Through this scale three type of personality has been taken and 100 Participants were selected through quota sampling from Various Schools of Lakhimpur-kheri (U.P.) for each personality types. Research was based on ex-post facto research design. Statistically analysis was done by paired t test. Results indicate that children of Type B personality have high academic achievement.


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"Analysis of the effectiveness of Self Questioning as a meta cognitive classroom practice on the academic achievement and the meta cognitive awareness of Malayalam language students at secondary level"
Dr. Sreevrinda Nair. N

Abstract: Questioning is a rich resource to promote intellectual involvement of learners in the learning task to advance student thinking, learning and achievement. Effective use of questions serves as the first foundational skill for active processing of information and it helps students to deeply engage in orchestrated learning experience. It will create a culture of inquisitiveness towards helping students to develop the skills needed for asking good questions. This learning strategy can guide learners' performance of a learning task before, during and after the task is completed. The present study intends to find out the effectiveness of Self Questioning as a meta cognitive classroom practice on the academic achievement and the meta cognitive awareness of Malayalam language students at secondary level .For that purpose the investigator used tools like Lesson transcript based on Self Questioning and Meta cognitive awareness rubric. In the present context, Duke and Pearson's Apprenticeship Model was effectively implemented towards developing systematic questioning practices among the students . The components of Meta cognition like Planning, Monitoring and Evaluating are systematically implanted. The investigator felt that this questioning process, classroom discussions and sharing of thoughts help them to internalize quality practices in questioning and the appropriate wait time allows them to make thoughtful responses towards attaining improvement in learning. The present study substantiated the fact that the expositions of the select Meta cognitive practices sharpened the power of learners and sparked their interest towards enhancing improvement and intellectual capacities with regard to the specific content.


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"Student preferences among the different teaching strategies employed by faculty in RAK Medical and Health Sciences University (RAKMHSU), UAE-An Interdisciplinary Study"
Zita Lobo , Rajani Dube ,Omar Al Jadaan, Syed Arman Rabbani , Sudha Arumugam

Abstract: Effective teaching learning methodologies beget effective learning in outcome based education. This study aimed at finding the teaching methodology that is most preferred by students of RAK Medical and Health Sciences University,(United Arab Emirates both in the basic sciences and in clinical teaching as they determine the attitude and performances of the students in medical and health sciences education.


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"A Study of Web 2.0 Technologies in Teaching-Learning Process "
Mohammad Shakique , Dr. Shazia Mansoori

Abstract: The present study explored the awareness and usage of Web 2.0 Technologies in the teaching learning process of students enrolled in the B.Ed. Course. Web 2.0 Technologies are a revolution in education; the network of these technologies involves sharing and contribution of content, collaboration, and creativity. These technologies have facilitated the shift from instructorbased teaching to student-centered learning. The sample (N= 150) of the study comprised B.Ed. Trainees of Aligarh Muslim University. The tool used to collect data was a self-constructed questionnaire by the researcher. Descriptive statistics were used to analysis the data. The researcher studied the awareness of B.Ed. Trainees about Web 2.0 Technologies and found that the students were highly aware of various Web 2.0 tools available for them on the internet. It was also found that the students used Web 2. Technologies in their teaching learning process quite frequently, which includedpreparing a presentation, lesson plans, teaching aids, and gaining knowledge about a particular knowledge. The findings of the research study concluded that Web 2.0 has great potential to be used in teaching andlearning. It was also suggested that with proper guidance and facilitation by teachers, the students will be able to effectively utilize Web 2.0 technologies in their course of study.


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"Application of Standard Screening Test Tools For Preliminary Detection of Alzheimer's Disease "
Vijaya V. Handore , Ganesh A. Mengane , Anita V. Handore

Abstract: Population aging is a powerful and transforming demographic forceoccurringin almost all countries of the world.It has given rise to host of medical conditions like Alzheimer's diseases (AD) and different types of dementia .Objective of this exploratory study was to assess the usefulness of screening tools as facilitator for preliminary detection of AD. Eighty two subjects of different age groups from 21 to 60 years and abovewere randomly selected.Identification of cognition status for preliminary detection of AD was carried out by use of standard screening test tools viz. Brief screening, Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MoCA)and Mini-Mental State Examination (MMSE) inthe consecutive manner. The results of Brief screening test tool showed normal cognition status for age group 21 to 60 and 82.35% subjects of 60 and above were found to have mild cognitive impairment (MCI). In the MoCA test, 100 % subjects of age group 21 to 50 showed normal cognition status .7.14 % subjects of age group 51 to 60 and 79.41% subjects of age group 60 and above showed mild cognitive impairment. In MMSE, 100 % subjects of age group 21 to 30 showed normal cognition status whereas, highest percent of subjects i.e. 94.12 % with significant mild cognitive impairment was observedin agegroup of61 and above.Findings of the current study indicated that age group of 60 and above seems to have mild cognitive impairment which may increases the risk of (AD).It's early detection can be helpful to prevent the later progressing to dementia .Therefore,application of these accessible, time-efficient and cost effective screening tools might be helpful to facilitate the pre detection of AD for avoiding the disabilities in late life as well as to minimize the future burden of Alzheimer's disease.


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"Socio - Demographics of English Language Anxiety of Secondary School Students's Disease "
Beena Nanda Kumar , Dr. K. V. Jeeva Rathina

Abstract: The aim of the study is to find out the differential effect of selected socio-demographic factors on English language anxiety of secondary school students. The study was on a random sample of 224 secondary school students (average age 14.7) with Malayalam as their first language, selected from the schools of Ernakulam district (Kerala). Data pertained to the English language anxiety was collected by administering the English Language Anxiety Scale, and the socio-demographic information by a personal data sheet. Analysis of the data revealed that while age, gender, and medium of instruction play decisive role in English language anxiety of secondary school students, the residential locale do not have a mediating role in alleviating academic anxiety from English classroom.


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