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Pedagogy of Biological Science Syllabus


PEDAGOGY OF BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE B.Ed Second Year Syllabus 

pedagogy of biological science bed syllabus

OBJECTIVES  AND IMPORTANCE OF STUDYING PEDAGOGY OF BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE:

After completion of the course, student teachers will be able to:
·        develop awareness about developments in the area of biological sciences
·        orient prospective teachers in specific educational aspects of science e.g. aims and
·        objective of biological science, pedagogical analysis of contents in biological sciences,
·        methods of teaching, evaluation
·        enable prospective teachers to be effective teachers in order to perform the required role
·        as a biological teacher under Indian School conditions

COURSE CONTENT (SYLLABUS)

UNIT-1

·        Nature, History, scope and Interdisciplinary linkage of Biological Sciences
·        General Aims and Objectives of Biological Sciences
·        Facts and principles of  Biology  & its applications  consistent  with  the  stages  of  cognitive  development  of  learners,  Origin  of  life  and  evolution,  biodiversity, observation and experiments in Biological Science.
·        Bloom’s taxonomy of educational objectives
·        Formulation of the specific objective of Biological Science in behavioral terms

UNIT-2

Pedagogical Analysis
·        Meaning, importance and Steps of Pedagogical Analysis
·        Pedagogical Analysis on the following topics:
·        Photosynthesis,
·        Human digestive system,
·        Food Chain,
·        Ecological Balance
·        Respiratory System
·        Excretory
·        Circulatory
·        Hereditary and Environment

UNIT-3

·        Development of Instructional Material: Unit planning, Lesson planning, Preparation of Teaching aids, Development of Demonstration Experiments.
·        Development of Self-Instruction materials, Linear Programme
·        Teaching Strategies: Problem Solving, Investigatory approach, collaborative learning, experimental learning
·        Micro Teaching Skills: Skill of Introducing the Lesson, Skill of Questioning, Skill of Illustration, Skill of Explaining, Skill of Stimulus Variation
UNIT-4

·        Concept of measurement and evaluation
·        Types of evaluation: Formative, Summative, Diagnostic
·        Preparation of an objective type and achievement test, Attributes of a good Achievement Test
·        Different types of Grading
·        Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation

Task & Assignments: Any one of the following

·        Model of Food Chain
·        Model of Respiratory System
·        Model of Excretory System
·        Any other project/assignment given by the institution

SUGGESTED READINGS AND BOOKS FOR TEACHING OF BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE:

·        Aggarwal, D. D. (2008). Modern Method of Teaching Biology, Karanpaper Books. New Delhi.
·        Anderson, R.D. (1992). Issues of Curriculum Reform in Science, Mathematics and
·        Higher Order Thinking Across the Disciplines: The Curriculum U.S.A: University of Colorado.
·        Bremmer, J. (1967). Teaching Biology, Macmillan, London.
·        Buffaloe, N. and Throneberry, J.B. (1972). Principles of Biology University Press, New Delhi: Prentice- Hall of India Ltd.
·        Carin. &Robert, S. (1989).Teaching Modern Science  (5th  edition).  U.S.A:  Merill Publishing Co.
·        Green, T.L. (1965). The Teaching of Biology in Tropical Secondary Schools, London:  Oxford University Press.
·        Gupta, S.K. (1985).Teaching of Physical Science in Secondary Schools.  New  Delhi,  Sterling Publishing (Pvt. Ltd).
·        Heiss. E.D., Obourn. S., &  Hoffman.  C.W.  (1985)  Modern  Science  Teaching.  New  Delhi: Sterling Publishing (Pvt) Ltd. Macmillian Company Press.
·        Heiss, Obourn.,& Hoffman. (1985) Modern Science in Secondary Schools. New Delhi: Sterling Publishing Private Ltd.
·        Nayak, (2003). Teaching of Physics. New Delhi: APH Publications.
·        Pandey,(2003). Major Issues in Science Teaching. New Delhi: Sumit Publications.
·        Passi,            B.K.        (1976).  Becoming            a             Better    Teacher:              Micro    Teaching        Approach, Ahemedabad: Sahitya Mudranalaya.
·        Patton, M.Q. (1980).Qualitative Evaluation Methods. New Delhi: Sage Publications.
·        Sharma, R.C. (2006). Modern Science Teaching .New Delhi: Dhanpat Rai Publications.
·        Siddifit, S. (1985). Teaching of Science Today and Tomorrow. New Delhi: Doba's House.
·        Yadav, M.S. (2003) Teaching of Science. New Delhi: Anmol Publication.

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