Anweshan is the Research Cell of Pushpanjali College of Education. The cell organises the following activities:

  1. Research Paper Reading Sessions
  2. Research Methodology Course for students
  3. Rendering guidance to those pursuing research
  4. Encouraging faculty to carry out research and publish research findings
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Doctoral Researches of faculty members

Dr Mariamma Joseph : A Comparative study of motivational Needs of Secondary school Teachers of Vasai Virar and Suburban Mumbai (guided by Dr Mehroo Bengalee)

Dr Sheetal Chaudhari:A Critical Study Of The Nature Of Peace Education In Selected English And Marathi Medium  Schools  Established In Urban Area (Guided by Dr Usha Rao) 

Dr Mabel Pimenta : Development of programme for Emotional Intelligence of Secondary School students
(Guided by Dr Veena Deshmukh)

Dr Helen Jadhav : A Study Of Life Skills Found In Adolescents In Selected English And Marathi Secondary Schools In Virar To Vasai Belt (Guided by Dr Usha Rao)

Dr Agnes D'Costa : A Study of the Relationship Between Multiple Intelligences and Teacher Effectiveness of Secondary School Teachers (Guided by Dr Veena Deshmukh)
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Researches conducted  by Faculty

AWARD WINNING RESEARCH


Title: Open Education Resources in Teacher Education

Researchers:Dr Agnes D'Costa, Dr Sheetal Chaudhari, Ms Angelina Nunes
This research was recognised as an innovative practice Teacher Education by NCERT in 2012.  (Paper published)


MINOR RESEARCHES 


Title: ‘Development of Modules for development of Intelligence of Adolescent Tribal Girls’
Researcher: Dr Mabel Pimenta

Minor Research Project , University of Mumbai, 2012-13
(paper published)

Title: Use of Blended Learning in Development of Multiple Intelligences of Pre Service Teachers
Researcher: Dr Agnes D'Costa

Minor Research Project , University of Mumbai, 2012-13
(paper published)

OTHER RESEARCHES CONDUCTED BY FACULTY

Dr Sheetal Chaudhari:
• A study on ‘Quality Audit for Excellence’ 
• A study on ‘Knowledge Navigation Vis-à-vis Online Discussion Boards’ 
• School Garden as an Effective Learning Resource: A Case Study of St. Aloysius Girls’ High School, Vasai 
• Empowering Teacher to be a Reflective Practitioner

Dr Mabel Pimenta
•A study of Use of Assistive Technology for Inclusive Approach in Secondary schools. 
• A study of Bio Waste Management and Preparation of Compost. 
• A Study of Water Foot Print to regulate the use of water.
• Case study of students with Disability studying in regular stream in  schools in Vasai
A Study of the Use of Internet and Mass Media-An online research

Ms. Angelina Nunes
•Effect of 5 E Model on Achievement in Mathematics—An Experimental Study
• Personal Transformation through Transactional Analysis
• Nurturing Leadership Skills Among Student Council

Dr Helen Jadhav
• A Study of Impact of Mobile Phones on English Language Learning.
• Building a Learning Organisation 

Dr Agnes DCosta
• Leveraging the power of MOOCs in Teacher Education
• Analysis of Television Role Models of children *

* Collaborative researches with students


2010-11
Title: Preparation and Usage of Training Package on Inclusive Education (2010)
Researchers: Dr Mabel Pimenta, Dr Mariamma Joseph, Dr Helen Jadhav

Title: Development of Modules of Geography for Content Enrichment of Students (2010)
Researcher: Dr Mabel Pimenta

Title:A Study Of The Relationship Between Teaching Styles Of Student-Teachers And Their Performance In Practice Teaching Lessons   (2011)
Researcher: Dr Agnes D'Costa  (Paper Published)

Title: Development of Global Perspective through Online Discussion (2010)
Researcher: Dr Agnes D'Costa  (Paper Published)

Title:Constructivist Approach to Teacher Education vis-a-vis Online Learning (2011)
Researchers: Dr Agnes D'Costa, Dr Sheetal Chaudhari and Ms Angelina Nunes (Paper Published)