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ERIC Number: ED010991
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1961-Feb-1
Pages: 269
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Reference Count: 0
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BIOLOGICAL EDUCATION IN AMERICAN SECONDARY SCHOOLS 1890-1960.
HURD, PAUL DEHART
CHANGES IN AMERICAN SECONDARY SCHOOL BIOLOGICAL EDUCATION DURING THE PERIOD 1890-1960 ARE DESCRIBED. INFORMATION FROM THE REPORTS OF IMPORTANT COMMITTEES SUMMARIZES CHANGES IN BIOLOGICAL EDUCATION DURING EACH DECADE OF THE PERIOD COVERED BY THE STUDY. CHANGES IN COURSE CONTENT, TEACHING METHODOLOGY, AND RATIONALE ARE RELATED TO CORRESPONDING CHANGES IN SOCIAL STRUCTURE, EDUCATIONAL PHILOSOPHY, AND EXISTING KNOWLEDGE OF LEARNING THEORY. TOPICAL AREAS ANALYZED INCLUDE (1) COURSE OBJECTIVES, (2) CRITERIA FOR THE SELECTION OF COURSE CONTENT, (3) TEXTBOOKS, (4) THE LEARNING OF BIOLOGY, AND (5) INSTRUCTIONAL RESOURCES. UNRESOLVED PROBLEMS IN BIOLOGICAL EDUCATION AND PROBLEMS AND ISSUES IN TEACHING BIOLOGY ARE DISCUSSED. (AG)
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Authoring Institution: American Inst. of Biological Sciences, Washington, DC.
Identifiers: AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES; BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES CURRICULUM STUDY; DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA; NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION