India has bought into the idea that progress is only possible with English medium studies. Engineering, medicine, law, High Courts function in India only in English resulting in the rush to English medium. The English Medium Myth dismantles this idea. People in the richest countries are studying sciences in their mother tongue. Numerous studies show that better science outcomes from students learning in the own language.
This book covers the proceedings of Conference epiSTEME-5, the fifth in a series of biennial conferences aimed at reviewing research conducted world-wide in science, technology and mathematics education. The conference was organised by the Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education, a National Centre of the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai, India.
The broad field of agriculture, which is counted among the prime drivers of the global economy, needs to be explained to people in a manner that can be understood. Simultaneously, it is important to make the younger generations curious and inquisitive about the field, in a method that allows them to relate to it.
This second volume attempts to disseminate the multi-faceted field of agriculture in an engaging format and has been primarily targeted at school and college going students as well as students, faculty and professionals in the disciplines of agriculture, horticulture, veterinary science, forestry and fishery. In addition, students preparing for the civil services and other competitive examinations such as ARS, NET, JRF, and SRF will also find this book useful.
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