Vol. 2, Issue 2 (2017)
A study on interest in history as a subject among the students of tenth standard
Author(s): Swapna Lahon
Abstract: Secondary education occupies a very important place in the hierarchy of education. It is that stage of education which helps students to become a full member of a society. In secondary stage of education students have to study many subjects. History is a subject under social science which is included in secondary school curriculum. History helps the students to know about the complete past of the society and it enables them to understand how society has come to its present form. History helps the students to know about the present, past and future of the society or world he lives in. Unfortunately, it has been seen that many students are not interested to learn history subject. There are some causes behind their lack of interest to learn history subject. Lack of interest, motivation, lack of teachers’ effort, the use of audio visual aids and the use of the appropriate teaching method are some causes behind the students’ lack of interest to learn history. This paper seeks to explore why students are not interested to learn history and also tries to provide some ways and means to motivate the students to learn history.