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ERIC Number: ED277553
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985
Pages: 181
Abstractor: N/A
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)
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
Audience: Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: 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.