50th BIOTA Annual National Convention & Scientific Sessions

Theme: Paradigm Shifts in the Curriculum: Challenges and Opportunities for Biologists

9 – 11 April 2015
Ateneo de Manila University, Loyola Heights, Quezon City

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Click here http://tinyurl/BIOTA2015 to fill-in online registration form to participate

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=== ABSTRACT SUBMISSION EXTENDED UNTIL FEBRUARY 20, 2015, FRIDAY ===

Please email abstracts to: biotafifty @gmail.com

Submission guidelines for abstract proposals (doc/docx format):

  1. Limit abstract to 300 words(excluding title, author name/s and affiliation/s, email address of corresponding author)
  2. CONTENTincludes: introductory sentence on background of study, objectives, very brief description of methodology, summary of results and discussion, conclusion and/or significance of findings.
    3. LAYOUT: TITLE (justify, Arial size 12, uppercase, bold);
    AUTHORS (align left, Arial size 10, sentence case, regular, presenting author underlined, superscript number for address placed after author’s name, email address of corresponding author);
    ADDRESS (align left, Arial size 9, sentence case, regular, superscript number placed before institution’s name);
    TEXT (justify, Arial size 10)

Submit under any of these three (3) categories:

  • Seminar: a 25-min lecture-seminar and Q&A to be presented during the Scientific Sessions.
    ·Poster: to be presented at the Poster Exhibit.
    · Workshop: a 1-hr. lecture-demonstration or hands-on activity to be presented during the Scientific Sessions. Please indicate willingness to give a repeat session.

Choose the sub-theme of your abstract submission by indicating it in Keywords

  • K to 12 science curriculum implementation (e.g., teaching-learning tools and materials, professional development models, etc.)
  • Pedagogical practices (e.g., inquiry-based, student-centered, transdisciplinary approach, etc.) as a way of acquisition of basic concepts in Life Science domains
  • Assessment beyond traditional methods
  • Research in the Life Sciences or on curriculum reform in Life Science domains
  • Integration of global issues and solutions
  • Technology in Biology education
  • Others (pls specify):

Only officially registered and paid participants (by March 4, 2015,Wednesday) are allowed to present a paper and to have their abstracts included in the souvenir program.