Status of the Bachelor of Secondary Education programs major in Biology offered by selected institutions in the National Capital Region, SY 1994-1995

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Document Type


Degree Name

Doctor of Philosophy in Science Education Major in Biology

Subject Categories

Biology | Secondary Education


Br. Andrew Gonzalez FSC College of Education


Science Education

Thesis Adviser

Melecio Deauna

Defense Panel Chair

Milagros L. Relon

Defense Panel Member

Bee Ching U. Ong
Rose Marie Salazar-Clemena
Adelaida Bago
Florencia G. Claveria


This is a descriptive survey of four Colleges of Education which have graduating students who major in Biology.A survey questionnaire, opinionnaire, achievement test in Biology, observations, and ocular inspection were used. The faculty members were generally qualified to teach the subject. This was evidenced by the (1) degrees they earned, (2) teaching materials they developed, (3) research studies they conducted, and (4) relatively long years of teaching experience.The graduating students belonged to the lower middle class SES. They were slightly above average in mental ability as indicated by NCEE scores. The students felt that their knowledge of Biology was adequate enough to handle high school classes. However, they felt inadequately prepared in the other aspects of teaching. Such aspects were on (1) methodology and (2) student performance evaluation.The following conclusions were arrived at:1. The graduating students of BSED major in Biology in the four schools surveyed were considered average in the degree of preparation to teach high school Biology 2. The faculty members teaching Biology subjects to the students in the College of Education were qualified and prepared to teach the Biology courses 3. The support services which included laboratory apparatus, audiovisual aids, and library materials were moderately adequate to help faculty prepare the students for a teaching career in high school Biology and,

4. The curricula of the four schools were very similar in terms of course offerings for basic education and the major subjects. The variations could be considered minor.

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Archives, The Learning Commons, 12F Henry Sy Sr. Hall

Physical Description

121 leaves ; Computer print-out


Education--Curricula; Biology--Study and teaching; Curriculum evaluation; Education, Secondary; Science--Study and teaching (Secondary)

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