ERIC Number: ED277553
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985
Environmental Education: Module for In-Service Training of Teachers and Supervisors for Primary Schools. Environmental Educational Series 6.
Atreya, B. D.; And Others
The International Environmental Education Programme (IEEP) of UNESCO has developed a series of modules dealing with teacher training in environmental education. This module provides the contents of an experimental teacher training course in environmental education for the in-service training of elementary school teachers and administrators. The units in the document include: (1) the objectives of the module; (2) statements of the need for environmental education and background information on international efforts in environmental education since the Stockholm conference of 1972; (3) basic information about the environment (including descriptions of ecological systems and principles); (4) examples of environmental problems, along with a discussion of the sociocultural factors behind them and some possible solutions; (5) an explanation of several teaching methodologies in environmental education, with a special emphasis on problem solving; (6) experiments and teaching activities; (7) evaluation strategies; and (8) considerations for curriculum development, implementation and management. A bibliography and a glossary of terms are included. (TW)
Descriptors: Course Content, Course Descriptions, Curriculum Development, Ecology, Elementary Education, Elementary School Science, Environmental Education, Global Approach, Glossaries, Inservice Teacher Education, Interdisciplinary Approach, International Organizations, Learning Modules, Problem Solving, Science and Society
UNESCO, Documentation and Information Centre, Sector of Education, 7 place de Fontenoy, Paris 75700, France.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, Paris (France). Div. of Science, Technical and Vocational Education.
Note: For other publications in this series, see SE 047 645-652.