Basic Skills of Teaching Biology


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Basic Skills of Teaching Biology

Code: 208624
ECTS: 3.0
Lecturers in charge: prof. dr. sc. Ines Radanović - Lectures
doc. dr. sc. Mirela Sertić Perić - Lectures
Lecturers: v. pred. dr. sc. Damir Sirovina - Practicum
Take exam: Studomat

1. komponenta

Lecture typeTotal
Lectures 15
Practicum 15
* Load is given in academic hour (1 academic hour = 45 minutes)
Course objectives:
Become aware of the processes in the classroom, their interconnectedness and conditionality, starting from empirical experience of concrete situations during the teaching of science and biology. Develop a set of key skills necessary for the work of future teachers. Allow the experience of sovereign presentation of biological science to the development of organizational and interpersonal skills.
1. teacher of biology profession and historical overview of teaching biology;
2. communication skills of teachers with the preparation of interesting biology;
3. cognitive process in the classroom;
4. motivation;
5. verbal teaching methods in biology;
6. visual teaching methods in biology;
7. practical work in biology;
8. biology lessons;
9. organization of space for teaching;
10. sociological forms of work;
11. preparation for lecturing;
12. complementary and supplementary education, outdoor education and extracurricular activities;
13. external evaluation (including analysis of national exams, the state graduation, PISA and TIMSS projects)
14. selection of quality textbooks and insight into the curriculum of Nature and Biology;
15. learning portfolio.
Practical preparations for classes to developing the necessary skills for teaching:
1. material conditions of teaching biology;
2. demonstrations in the classroom;
3. carrying out rules for students practical work;
4. preparation and implementation of practical work in the teaching;
5. multimedia in teaching and preparing presentations for pupils;
6. image and film processing for use in teaching;
7. preparation of biological materials for teaching;
8. worksheets;
9. short lessons plan;
10. students notes;
11. biology teacher's cabinet;
12. rules for the preparation of the written tasks;
13. sample lesson of Nature and Biology in primary school;
14. sample lesson biology in secondary schools (high school and vocational school);
15. basic advice for teaching biological content.
  1. Radanović I., Sertić Perić M., Sirovina D.: Radanović I. Temeljna vještina poučavanja biologije
Prerequisit for:
Enrollment :
Passed : Pedagogy
Passed : Psychology of Learning and Teaching
Attended : Didactics
8. semester
Mandatory course - Regular study - Biology and Chemistry Education
Consultations schedule: