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ERIC Number: ED263004
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984
Pages: 159
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-85837-537-0
Teaching Science Out-of-School with Special Reference to Biology.
Meyer, G. Rex, Ed.; Rao, A. N., Ed.
This book contains a selection of previously unpublished papers from an international Asian symposium on out-of-school science activities. These papers include: "Educational and Social Values of Out-of-School Science" (Peter Kelly); "School Versus Out-of-School: An Artificial Dichotomy" (William Mayer); "Biology of Leisure" (A. Rao); "Influences of Out-of-school Activities on Concept Formation in Science" (Gerhard Schaefer); "Problems and Prospects of Popularising Science and Technology Through Non-school Activities--Some Thoughts on the African Situation" (Michael Atchia); and "The Continuing Professional Development of School Teachers for Out-of-school Science Activities" (G. Rex Meyer). The volume also includes papers addressing regional trends and case studies: "Development of Out-of-school activities in Science Education in Jordan" (Elias Baydoun); "A Checklist of Out-of-school Science Activities in Kuwait" (M. Subbarini and A. Kablaoui); "Out-of-school Science Activities in Malaysia" (Cheong Siew Yoong); "Field Trips and School Camps--Developments in British Columbia" (Fred Gornall); "Out-of-school Activities in Japan for Primary and Secondary schools" (Kozo Imahori); "Out-of-school Science Activities--Retrospect and Prospects in the Caribbean" (Winston King); "Out-of-school Science Activities in the Federal Republic of Germany--An Historical Note" (Gerhard Schaefer); and five papers on out-of-school biology activities in Singapore. The conclusion contains the paper "The Place of Out-of-school Science in General Education--Current Trends and Future Prospects" (G. Rex Meyer). (JN)
Professor A. N. Rao, Secretary, ANBS, Botany Dept., National Univ. of Singapore, Lower Kent Ridge Road, Singapore 0511 ($5.00).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France).
Authoring Institution: International Union of Biological Sciences. Commission for Biological Education.; Asian Network for Biological Sciences.
Identifiers - Location: Singapore