ANALYSIS OF PUNJAB TEXTBOOK OF GENERAL SCIENCE IN CONTEXT OF ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION AT 8TH GRADE

Authors

  • Nazir Haider Shah, Nadia Nazir, Mahek Arshad

Abstract

The current research was carried out to analyze the content and to assess teachers’ perception regarding content of general science textbook at the elementary level for grade 8th in the environmental education context. For content analysis general science recommended by Punjab Textbook has been taken. For getting teachers perception, five-point Likert scale was utilized which consisted of 27 statements under the consideration of three components of Palmer’s teaching and learning model a) education about the environment b) education in or from the environment c) education for the environment. The outcomes of the research showed that activities of the content related to environment are more emphasizing towards psychomotor domain instead of equally focusing all domains. On the other hand, teachers’ perception indicate that more improvement is needed in textbook in relation to providing opportunities to boost the skills, knowledge, attitudes among students in order to protect the environment. For instance, an environmental day can be organized in which awareness, knowledge, skills related to environment are provided

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Published

2021-09-30

How to Cite

Nazir Haider Shah, Nadia Nazir, Mahek Arshad. (2021). ANALYSIS OF PUNJAB TEXTBOOK OF GENERAL SCIENCE IN CONTEXT OF ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION AT 8TH GRADE. Pakistan Journal of Educational Research, 4(3). Retrieved from https://pjer.org/index.php/pjer/article/view/259