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Eley, Charlotte Victoria; Young, Vicki Louise; Hoekstra, Beverley Ann; McNulty, Cliodna Ann Miriam – Journal of Biological Education, 2018
Introduction: e-Bug is an international educational resource for young people covering microbes, hygiene and antibiotics. e-Bug supports NICE guidance on changing public behaviour around antibiotic use. This study aimed to determine educators' views of the e-Bug teacher resources to inform further development and dissemination of e-Bug. Methods:…
Descriptors: Online Surveys, Foreign Countries, Teacher Attitudes, Lesson Plans
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Scott, Graham W.; Boyd, Margaret; Scott, Lisa; Colquhoun, Derek – Journal of Biological Education, 2015
This paper considers a range of factors that may contribute to an unwillingness or inability of teachers to participate in the teaching of biology through fieldwork. Through a synthesis of the views of both pre-service teachers in training and primary school teachers in practice we explore the relative importance of a wide range of potential…
Descriptors: Biology, Barriers, Field Instruction, Student Attitudes
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Byrne, Jenny; Grace, Marcus; Hanley, Pam – Journal of Biological Education, 2009
Different views exist about whether anthropomorphic ideas assist or hinder learning in biology. This paper discusses the anthropomorphic and anthropocentric ideas children have about micro-organisms, and whether they affect their understanding. The research was carried out in primary and secondary schools in the South of England and involved 414…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Constructivism (Learning), Scientific Attitudes, Brainstorming
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Barraza, Laura; Cuaron, Alfredo D. – Journal of Biological Education, 2004
In this study we analysed the familiarity and understanding of 10 environmental concepts amongst Mexican and English school children (aged 7 to 9). The investigation considered the impact of the educational system and the school ethos on the formation of environmental concepts. Results reveal that in general, children of this age have a low to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Environmental Education, Familiarity, Values