ERIC Number: ED205372
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: 0
Biology Education in Asia: Report of a Regional Workshop (Quezon City, Philippines, August 18-23, 1980).
Philippines Univ., Quezon City.; United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Regional Office for Education in Asia and Oceania.; Asian Centre of Educational Innovation for Development, Bangkok (Thailand).
Proceedings of a Workshop organized by the Unesco Regional Office for Education in Asia and Oceania and with the Science Education Center of the University of the Philippines are presented. The primary purpose of the workshop was to review biology education at the secondary level, focusing on: (1) environmental aspects; (2) molecular and genetic aspects; and (3) applications to health, nutrition, and agriculture; and to propose teaching competencies for biology teachers. The workshop was conducted in nine plenary sessions and fifteen group sessions; an agenda of the workshop is presented in Annex I. Contents include six chapters which review biology education in Asia and cover the main aspects listed above. Four appendices include information on strategies and methods for teaching and learning biology for general education; notes for discussion on content of secondary school biology; tables from papers showing content, practical experiences, methods and skills in three aspects of biology teaching; and an inventory of science teaching competencies at the secondary level. (CS)
Descriptors: Agriculture, Biological Sciences, Biology, Competency Based Teacher Education, Environmental Education, Foreign Countries, Genetics, Health Education, Nutrition, Science Curriculum, Science Education, Science Instruction, Secondary Education, Secondary School Science, Teaching Methods, Workshops
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Philippines Univ., Quezon City.; United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Regional Office for Education in Asia and Oceania.; Asian Centre of Educational Innovation for Development, Bangkok (Thailand).
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