Book 2012

Biology Education for Social and Sustainable Development


ISBN: 978-94-6091-927-5 (Online)

Table of contents (42 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxii

  2. Visions and Challenges of Biology Education for Sustainability

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-3

    2. Chapter

      Pages 5-18

      Linking Education to Socially-Relevant Bioentrepreneurship for Sustainable Development

    3. Chapter

      Pages 19-27

      Promoting Public Understanding of Sustainable Development

    4. Chapter

      Pages 29-39

      Actions and Opportunities

    5. Chapter

      Pages 41-50

      From Gene to Education – the Ecng Research Framework

    6. Chapter

      Pages 51-59

      Biology Education in China 2000–2010

    7. Chapter

      Pages 61-67

      Biology Education in the Future

  3. Biology, Community and Higher Education

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 71-72

    2. Chapter

      Pages 73-86

      A Visualisation Tool for Experiential Learning in Environmental Science

    3. Chapter

      Pages 86-96

      Using Metacognition as a Tool to Advance Reading Comprehension in a Science Class

    4. Chapter

      Pages 97-100

      De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde in the Philippines

    5. Chapter

      Pages 101-104

      Oil Producing Plants as Alternative Source of Energy for Sustainable Development

    6. Chapter

      Pages 105-112

      Research as an Integral Component of Biology Education in Philippine Schools

    7. Chapter

      Pages 113-119

      Biology for Non-Majors at the University of the Philippines Diliman Extension Program in Pampanga (Updepp)

    8. Chapter

      Pages 121-126

      An Assessment of the Pantabangan Reforestation, Livelihood and Other Community Involvement Projects of La Consolacion College of Manila, Philippines

    9. Chapter

      Pages 127-143

      Indigenous Knowledge and Taxonomy of Bats in Loboc Watershed Forest Reserve, Bohol, Philippines

    10. Chapter

      Pages 145-151

      Anatomical Characterization of Oil Cells and Oil Cavities in Jatropha Curcas L. Using Light and Electron Microscopy

    11. Chapter

      Pages 153-159

      Extent of Escherichia Coli Contamination of Cagayan De Oro River and Factors Causing Contamination

    12. Chapter

      Pages 161-171

      Biophysico-Chemical and Socioeconomic Study of Two Major Manila Esteros

    13. Chapter

      Pages 173-181

      Sustainable Intensification of Agricultural Production

  4. Teaching Practice & Student Learning of Biology and the Environment

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 183-195

    2. Chapter

      Pages 187-195

      Improving Science Learning Through Writing-To-Learn Strategy

    3. Chapter

      Pages 197-204

      The Influence of Prompts on Students’ Thinking Processes in Dinosaur Exhibits

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