Syllabus | B. Ed. | CPS 2 Part II: Pedagogy of Biological Sciences

CPS 2 Part II: Pedagogy of Biological Sciences

S. No Topic Domain Hours
Unit – I Evaluation in Biological Science

    • Concept of measurement and evaluation
    • Types of Evaluation: Formative, Summative, Diagnostic
    • Preparation of an Objective type Achievement Test in Biological Science
    • Attributes of a Good Achievement Test
    • Different types of Grading
    • Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation

Must Know


Unit – II Learning Resources in Biological Science

  • Peer Learning, Group Learning and Team Teaching
  • Biology Laboratory: Design, Organization & Management
  • Use of ICT tools and Online resources in Biological Science at various stages of school
  • Use of Science and Biology Experiment Kits in teaching-learning of Biology
  • Need and significance of various learning resources in Biology
Must Know

Desirable to Know


Tasks & Assignments: Any One Activity

  • Actual experience of a Biology laboratory of school and presentation of report.
  • Make a list of safety measures being taken in the laboratories.
  • Report of one Action Research carried out in practicing school.


Suggested Reading:

  • R. (1967). New Trends in Biology Teaching, Paris: UNESCO.
  • David F. (1963). Methods and Materials for Teaching the Biological Sciences, New York, McGraw Hill.
  • NCERT (1969). Improving Instructions in Biology, New Delhi.
  • J.D. (1970). The Improvement of Biology Teaching Modern Science Teaching, Delhi: Dhanpat Rai & Sons.
  • Nunn, Gordon (1951). Handbook for Science Teachers in Secondary Modern Schools, London: John Murray.
  • Thurber, Walter (1964), Teaching of Science in Today’s Secondary Schools, New Delhi: Prentice Hall.
  • Vaidya, N. (1971). The Impact of Science Teaching, New Delhi: Oxford and IBH Publication Co.