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The Asian Journal of Biology Education

ISSN 1447-0209

 

Volume 1 (April 2002)
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Preface

Water Management – Policy, Research, Community and Business

       Robert L. Wallis ………………….……………………………………….…………………       2

 

Research Papers

Physical Change of Lake Biwa and Its Consequences

       Shuichi Endoh ……………………….…………………….…..……………………………       3

The Need for Effective Information Exchange between Knowledge Generators and

         Knowledge Users in Water Management

       Brad Mitchell and Anne Wallis ……….……….……………………………………………       8

Water Quality Techniques and Analysis: Teaching Activities for Philippine Schools and Communities

        Merle C. Tan and Elma A. Tamura …………………………….…………………………..     28

Environmental Studies on the Ashimori River in Okayama City, Japan

        Masanobu Tara ………………….………………………………………………………….     34

Regional Policy Processes and Water Related Management Issues

        Kevin O’Toole ……………………………………..……………………………………….      37

Water Resource Management and Inclusive Democracy: A Case Study of the Environmental

         NGO Movement and Its Role in Shiga Prefecture

        Manabu Kondo …………………...……………..…………………………………………      45

Industry and Water Management in Shiga Prefecture

        Akihisa Mori ……….………..………………………..……………………………………      59

Water Management Policy in Lake Biwa Basin and Local Government Finance

        Keishi Tadatomo ……………………………..………………………………………..……     72

 

Volume 2 (April 2004)
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Invited Paper

Sustainable Development and Minamata Disease

        – Some Lessons from Japan’s High-Speed Economic Growth –

      Manabu Kondo ………………….……………………………………………………………   2

 

Research Papers

Development of an Inquiry Laboratory Experiment for Upper Secondary School Biology

        – A Simple Preparation Method for Bacillus natto Cells from a Traditional Japanese

        Food “Natto” for Gram Staining and DNA Extraction –

     Tomoko Kaga and Motoo Arai ……………………….…………………….…..……………  19

A Study on Ferns as Teaching Material

    Toshiyuki Kawakami and Hideo Ikeda ……….……….……….……….……….…………...   25

Fluctuating Asymmetry: An Early Warning Indicator of Environmental Stress 

     Salvacion P. Angtuaco and Maite Leyesa …………………………….……………………..   35

Environment, Resource Sustainability and Sustainable Behaviour

       – Exploring Perceptions of Students in South West Victoria 

     Anne Wallis and Laurie Laurenson …………………..……….……….……….……….……  39

Current State of Nature Experiences Activities and Nature Schools in Japan

        with Special Reference to Educational Reform

    Hideo Kitano ……………………………………..…………….……….……….……….……  50

Development of Teaching Material Using a Cellphone to Connect to the Internet

       – For Collecting Liverworts to Use Them for Observation Activities in the Classroom and in the Field

    Takayuki Sato, Kiyoyuki Ohshika and Hideo Ikeda  …………………...…….………...……   58

Effects of Cadmium on Oxygen Consumption and Tissue Accumulation in Tiger Shrimp

    Penaeus monodon Fabricius  Nongnud Tangkrock-Olan and Voravit Cheevaporn ……..….    65

Crisis of Biology Education in Japan

    Nobuyasu Katayama, Hisaki Takamori and Yasuhiro Kanaizuka ……………………....…..    75

 

Practical Report

A Survey of Insects in the Mangrove Forest at the Mouth of the Bangpakong River in Thailand

   Pragrom Prayoonrat …………………….…………………….…….………..……..……..…    81

 

Abstracts of the Papers Presented at the 19th Biennial Conference of the AABE

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Volume 3 (December 2005)
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Research Papers

Changes in Attitudes to Nature in University Students

         Robert L. Wallis and Leah Douglas…………..……………………….………………..………    2

Influence of “Biological Experiments for Junior High School Science Teachers”

           on the Skillsand Ability of Students in Pre-service Teacher Education Course

         Kiyoyuki Ohshika, Takayuki Sato, Heiwa Muko, Shunji Takeshita

         and Kenji Torigoe ……………………….………………………………….………….………    11

 

Practical Reports

Teaching First Year Biology at a Rural University Campus

         Anne M. Wallis and Robert L. Wallis ……………………….…………………………….……   19

Biological Terms in Science Textbooks Used in Compulsory Education in Japan

         Kunio Umeno ……….……………….………………………………….………….……….…     23

 

Reports on Biological Resources from Thailand

Combining Yeasts and Chitosan Treatment to Reduce Anthracnose Fruit Rot in Mangoe

         Parinya Chantrasri, Vicha Sardsud, Somsiri Sangchote and Uraporn Sardsud ………………    40

Microscopic Observation and Pathogenicity Determination of Common Molds

          on Posthervest Longan Fruit cv. Daw

         Ptchayaporn Suwanakood, Vicha Sardsud, Somsiri Sangchote and Uraporn Sardsud …..….     47

Effects of Hydrocooling on the Quality of Fresh Longan Fruits cv. Daw

         Wittaya Apai, Vicha Sardsud and Uraporn Sardsud ………………………………….…….….   54

Effect of Some Edible Mushroom Extracts on Fruiting Body Formation of Volvariella volvacea

         Mungkorn Thevasingh, Vicha Sardsud, Usanee Vinitketkumnuan, Chaiwat Jatisatienr

         and Uraporn Sardsud ………………………………………………………..…….…….…….    58

Wild Mushroom Database of Chiang Mai Community Forest

         Sirisak Butkrachang, Ekkarat Boonchieng, Uraporn Sardsud, Morakot Sukchotiratana,

         Abhinya Plikomol, Griangsak Chairote and Pitoon Narongchai ………………………..……    65

 

A Survey of Medical Weeds of Family Acanthaceae and Family Asteraceae in Chonburi, Thailand

         Pragrom Prayoonrat …………………….…………………….…….………………………...    71

 

Abstracts of the Papers Presented at the 20th Biennial Conference of the AABE

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Instructions to Contributors for the Asian Journal of Biology Education

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From the Editor

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Volume 4 (November 2010)
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Research Papers

Use of a Blind to Observe the Breeding Behaviour of the Asian Paradise Flycatcher (Terpsiphone paradise L. )

Pattamavadee Ngoenjun and Narit Sitasuwan …...............................................................    2

A Comparative Study on the Blood Osmolality of the Mud Crab (Scylla serrata)
and the Blue Swimming Crab (Portunus pelagicus) Exposed to Different Salinities
: A Case Study for the Topic “Osmotic Regulation”in High School Biology

Nongnud Tangkrock-Olan and Ratsamee Ketpadung ......................................................      8

 

Practical Reports

A Support to the Integrated Study at a Junior High School in the Local Community

              Mitsuo Saitoh ....................................................................................................................      15

Educational Significance of “Fish dissection” in Elementary School Science for Realizing the Preciousness of Life

               Junko Iwama, Taro Hatogai, Shizuo Matsubara, Ryoko Yamagishi

               and Takashi Shimojo ........................................................................................................      19

 

Country Reports

Indigenous Protected Areas in Australia – A Role to Play in the UN’s Decade for Sustainable Development –

Robert Wallis ..................................................................................................................      28

 

Abstracts of the Papers Presented at the 21st Biennial Conference of the AABE

         .................................................................................................................................................      33

 

Abstracts of the Papers Presented at the 22nd Biennial Conference of the AABE

         .................................................................................................................................................      55

 

Instructions to Contributors for the Asian Journal of Biology Education

         .................................................................................................................................................      95

 

From the Editor

         .................................................................................................................................................     101

 

Volume 5 (September 2011)
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Research Papers

Progress toward Construction of an International Web-based Educational System Featuring an

Improved Version of “SimRiver” for the Understanding of River Environments

Shigeki Mayama, Kazuhiro Katoh, Hiroshi Omori, Satoquo Seino, Hiroyuki Osaki,

Matthew Julius, Jung Ho Lee, Cheol Cheong, Eduardo A. Lobo, Andrzej Witkowski,

Rattanaporn Srivibool, Ptumporn Muangphra, Regine Jahn, Maxim Kulikovskiy,

Paul B. Hamilton, Ya-Hui Gao, Luc Ector and Tri R. Soeprobowati ..............................      2

Embedding Academic Skill Development in Course Delivery

Anne M. Wallis and Linda Thies ......................................................................................     15

 

Practical Reports

Determining the Antioxidant Property of Plant Extracts:A Laboratory Exercise

              Sonia D. Jacinto, Everly Faith Ramos, Anthony Paolo T. Siguan and

              Reynand Jay C. Canoy .......................................................................................................     22

 

Country Reports

Transitions in the Course of Study for Biology Education in Japan Focusing on Lower Secondary Schools

Teiko Nakamichi ..............................................................................................................      26

 

Archives

Abstracts of the Papers Presented at the 18th Biennial Conference of the AABE

(Hong Kong, 2000) ..........................................................................................................      33

 

Instructions to Contributors for the Asian Journal of Biology Education

         .................................................................................................................................................      58

 

From the Editor

         .................................................................................................................................................      64

 

Volume 6 (December 2012)
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Research Papers

Curriculum Design of and Rationale in Managing Agroecosystems ― A Core Subject in the

Sustainable-Agriculture Postgraduate Coursework Programme in Australia

Anantanarayanan Raman, Anthony McKenzie and Dennis Hodgkins .............................      2

 

Development and Evaluation of an Activity to Teach Molecular Phylogeny, Deep Time and

Classification Systems for Japanese High School Students

              Takahiro Yamanoi, Masaharu Takemura, Osamu Sakura and

              Tomoko Kazama .................................................................................................................     13

 

Abstracts of the Papers Presented at the 23rd Biennial Conference of theAABE ...................     26

 

From the Editor

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Volume 7 (December 2013)
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Research Papers

Students’ Perceptions about Climate Change

Arnold D. Pitpitunge .........................................................................................................       2

 

A Lab Guiding Tool for a Life Science Experiment that Possibly Provides

Teachers’ Tacit Knowledge: Evaluation of Its Efficacy for Auto-tutorial

Support in Upper Secondary Schools

              Hiroshi Okuda .....................................................................................................................      12

 

Practical Note

“Meet a Microbiologist” (MAM) Program:A Teaching Strategy for Motivating

Undergraduate Microbiology Students

              Thomas Edison E. dela Cruz, Ma. Victoria B. Pangilinan,

              Nikki Heherson A. Dagamac, Jeremy Martin O. Torres,

              Krystle Angelique A. Santiago, and Sittie Aisha B. Macabago   ..........................................     25

 

Abstracts of the Papers Presented at the 24rd Biennial Conference of theAABE .....................     31

 

Obituary

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From the Editor-in-Chief

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Volume 8 (October 2015)
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Research Paper

Teachers’ Assessment of Biology Education in Comparison to Other Areas of Science in Lower

Secondary Schools of Japan - A Case Study -

Kseniya Fomichova and Taku Misonou ..............................................................................       2

 

Abstracts of the Papers Presented at the 25th Biennial Conference of the AABE .....................     17

 

Publication

         .....................................................................................................................................................    53

 

From the Editor-in-Chief

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Volume 9 (December 2016)
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Research Paper

Problem-Based Learning: Effects on Critical and Creative Thinking Skills in Biology

Jason A. Orozco and Rosanelia T. Yangco .........................................................................       2

 

Abstracts of the Papers Presented at the 26th Biennial Conference of the AABE .....................     11

 

Publication

         .....................................................................................................................................................    78

 

From the Editor-in-Chief

         .....................................................................................................................................................    78

 

Instructions to Contributors

         .....................................................................................................................................................    79