Faculty of Education | Methods of Teaching


Department Methods of Teaching

The Department of Curricula and Teaching Methods was established in the year 1991 and it was entrusted with the teaching of educational courses related with the way of preparing the teacher in addition to field training of students at schools. At the beginning of the first semester of the academic year 2003/2004 the Department was given a new name "The Department of Teaching Methods"... More..

About the program آخر تحديث 5/28/2023 11:51:36 AM

Biology and its Teaching Methods Program at the Department of Teaching Methods at the Faculty of Education seeks to prepare and qualify student teachers to work in relevant institutions and organizations  through their knowledge, skills, and educational and modern technological capabilities, within educational programs appropriate to the needs of Palestinian society in accordance with Arab and Palestinian culture and the principles of Islam.

On the other hand, the program aims to train its cadres to be qualified to lead educational activities in accordance with the factors of scientific advancements and labor market variables.

Under the framework of the overall objectives of the Faculty of Education and the specific objectives of Biology and its Teaching Methods Program in the Department of Teaching Methods, the Department of Teaching Methods aims to:

1-Prepare skilled cadres to increase university education standards to match labor market requirements.

2-Collaborate with scientific and cultural authorities and institutions to identify and address educational concerns and challenges. 

3-Create a conducive environment for learning and teaching that conforms to overall quality standards in an effort to raise the quality of academic programs.

4-Promote originality in the culture of scientific research  in order to develop the educational process and solve its basic problems.

5-Establish justice and credibility in order to enhance relationships with its own staff members in particular and with other departments of the faculty in general in order to achieve and activate teamwork.

Graduate Attributes

1- Able to adapt to the different roles and tasks assigned to him in social and professional practices

2- Self-motivated and able to set personal goals and priorities.

3-The ability to interact with others, listen to information and express it clearly to others in a variety of ways - verbally, written and visual - using a range of techniques, communicate clearly and work well in a team.

4- The capacity to collect, examine, assess, and interpret biological data (in scientific reviews, primary sources, and media articles)

Able to perform basic biological laboratory activities safely and reliably.  5-

6-Able to apply modern educational and psychological strategies in teaching biology.

7-Possessing the ability to use information and communication technology in the educational learning process.

8-Capable to interact with students, find scientific solutions to their problems, while being dedicated to personal and professional ethics.

Admission Requirements

You must have obtained a high school certificate in the scientific stream with a rate that is at least as high as the university's acceptable admission rate for each academic year. The student must also possess average visual and motor skills that allow him to operate the lab's tools and undertake relevant practical experiments.

Job Opportunities

Biology is one of the specialties that is appreciated by people in society. A graduate with a bachelor's or postgraduate degree in biology can work in a variety of professions and fields, some of which are listed below:

Education Field

Graduates with a biology major are qualified to work in the following fields:

working as a biology teacher in both public and private schools, interacting with students and creating lesson plans and tests. If one has higher academic qualifications, they can work as a lecturer in a university.

Working in a museum or lab to impart knowledge to various visitors.

Health care field

Such as participating in widespread health campaigns to help develop methods of prevention and treatment of various diseases.

The field of environmental conservation

By helping to address environmental issues and safeguarding and preserving natural resources, as well as in the environmental consulting sector.

Business, industry and economics

This field allows biology graduates to work in the biological economics sector, which depends on examining the economic impact of biological problems on society, such as problems of increasing pollution and deforestation.

Research field:

Working as a biological researcher in scientific research facilities and labs.

The field of scientific publishing and communications

That’s through enlightening society's members about biological issues. It is possible to work as a writer in the scientific field for a magazine, newspaper, television

program, and others.