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ERIC Number: ED017481
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967
Pages: 1
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BIOLOGY FOR THE NON-MAJOR.
Commission on Undergraduate Education in the Biological Sciences, Washington, DC.
REPORTED IS A CONTENT ANALYSIS OF RESPONSES RECEIVED FROM SELECTED INDIVIDUALS IN THE BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES AND RELATED FIELDS ON CHARACTERIZING AN IDEAL BIOLOGY COURSE FOR COLLEGE JUNIOR AND SENIOR NON-MAJOR STUDENTS. INCLUDED ARE (1) SUGGESTED COURSE AIMS AND PHILOSOPHY, (2) SUGGESTED COURSE CONTENT, (3) THE CONSIDERATION OF AN "IN-DEPTH" APPROACH, (4) OPINIONS ON THE USE OF A MOLECULAR VERSUS A NON-MOLECULAR APPROACH, (5) THE RELATIONSHIP OF THE COURSE TO OTHER DISCIPLINES, (6) OPINIONS ON THE INCLUSION OF A LABORATORY, (7) A DISCUSSION ON THE TYPES AND SCOPE OF INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS WHICH ARE NEEDED, (8) THE TYPE OF TEACHER NEEDED FOR SUCH A COURSE, (9) THE NEED FOR CONSIDERING THE STUDENT'S NATURE AND BACKGROUND IN COURSE PLANNING, AND (10) CONSIDERATION OF WHETHER THERE SHOULD BE A "SEPARATE" UPPER LEVEL BIOLOGY COURSE CREATED FOR NON-MAJORS. THIS DOCUMENT IS AVAILABLE FROM THE COMMISSION ON UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION IN THE BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES, SUITE 403, 1717 MASSACHUSETTS AVENUE, N.W., WASHINGTON, D.C. 20036. (DS)
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Authoring Institution: Commission on Undergraduate Education in the Biological Sciences, Washington, DC.
Identifiers: Commission on Undergraduate Educ Biological Scis