ERIC Number: ED277556
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: 0
Environmental Education: Module for In-Service Training of Social Science Teachers and Supervisors for Secondary Schools. Environmental Educational Series 10.
Muthoka, Margaret; Rego, Assumpta B.
The International Envrionmental Education Programme (IEEP) of UNESCO has produced a series of teacher training modules in environmental education. This experimental module focuses on the inservice training of social science teachers and supervisors in environmental education. The document is divided into chapters which cover: (1) the history and philosophy of environmental education, along with some goals, objectives, and guiding principles; (2) basic ecological principles and some of the interactions between natural and cultural environments; (3) environmental problems and possible solutions and/or methods of prevention; (4) several teaching methodologies in environmental education, with a particular emphasis on problem solving; (5) suggested activities and experiments intended to facilitate the teaching of the environmental dimension of secondary social science subjects; (6) evaluation in environmental education; and (7) strategies for planning, developing, implementing and managing an environmental education program. A glossary of terms is included, as well as a bibliography. (TW)
Descriptors: Course Content, Ecology, Educational Games, Environmental Education, Evaluation Methods, Global Approach, Higher Education, Inservice Teacher Education, Interdisciplinary Approach, International Organizations, Learning Modules, Secondary Education, Social Sciences, Social Studies, Teaching Methods
UNESCO, Documentation and Information Centre, Sector of Education, 7 place de Fontenoy, Paris 75700, France.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France). Div. of Science, Technical and Environmental Education.
Note: For other publications in this series, see SE 047 645-652.