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Zhijiang Cao Associate Professor

Academic Area: 
Research Interests: 
Middle School Biology Curriculum and Pedagogy

Educational Background

  1. MA, College of Education Science, Nanjing Normal University (2005)
  2. BA, College of Life Science, Nanjing Normal University (1993)

Research Interests

  • Middle School Biology Curriculum and Pedagogy

Research Projects

  1. Study on Case of biology teaching promoting biological teachers' teaching ability,Nanjing Normal University,2005
  2. Teaching design and Case Teaching,Nanjing Normal University,2010, 
  3. Research and Practice about Teacher Education Mechanism of double Tutorial system of graduate education, Department of Education of Jiangsu Province, 2012
  4. Investigation and ractice on critical incident in the development of teachers,Education Fund of Jiangsu Province, 2012
  5. Research and Practice of Bilingual teaching of Science education literature reading curriculum,Nanjing Normal University,2015
  6. Gauge analysis on Measurement of the normal and expert teachers’  PCK ,Education Science Fund of Jiangsu Province, 2015

Journal Articles

  1. The study of activity curriculum evaluation issue,Education Science ,2001,(2):19-21
  2. The biology teaching assignments change with the new curriculum idea in compulsory education,Biology Teaching ,2004,(7):21-22
  3. Study on three senior high school students’ critical thinking ability,Journal of Jiangsu Education College,2010
  4. Introduction and analysis of network experiment in the biology textbooks of U.S.A.,Biology Teaching ,2011,(4):32-33
  5. The cultivation of high school students’ social express in biology teaching ,Education study and Review,2011,(2):75-78
  6. Geotropism : plant under the action of gravity movement experiment and analysis in USA’s biology textbook,Biology Teaching ,2012,(6):12-14
  7. Structural work menu’s application in evaluation of biology inquiry experiment ,Middle school biology,2012,(5):57-58,60
  8. Research on using critical teaching events to promote teachers' professional development,Middle school biology,2013,(10):11-13
  9. Stomata number measurement experiment in "A + Project in biology,Experiment teaching and Instrument,2015,(4):39-40


  1. Senior high school new curriculum reform,Nanjing Normal University Press,2005
  2. Biology-Morden biology science and technology,Jiangsu Education Press,2005
  3. Middle school biology Pedagogy,East China Normal University Press,2006
  4. Biology teaching skills training,East China Normal University Press,2008
  5. China basic education yearbook (biological volume),Beijing Normal University Press,2011
  6. High school biology teachers' professional development and classroom teaching narrative case analysis,Science Press,2012

Honors and Awards

  • The second prize of jiangsu province higher education teaching achievement,2000
  • Outstanding teacher of master education,2012

Academic Title

  • Editor of Journal of "Middle School Biology" 


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