Biology Education

Jurusan Pendidikan Biologi – Fakultas Pendidikan UPH

Jurusan Pendidikan Biologi kami membekali para calon guru dengan kurikulum komprehensif yang berfokus pada pedagogi, biologi dan subdisiplinnya, mata kuliah umum tentang ilmu pengetahuan terkait (kimia, matematika), serta landasan teologi Kristen. Program wajib Magang akan dipadukan pada semester ke-7 untuk memberikan pengalaman mengajar praktis bagi mahasiswa. Tujuan jurusan Pendidikan Biologi adalah menghasilkan guru biologi yang kompeten untuk mengajar bidang ini dalam konteks budaya Indonesia, serta memiliki pemahaman yang transformatif dan holistis berdasarkan wawasan dunia Kristen dalam kerangka Teologi Reformed.

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Biology Education.

Our Biology Education program equips teachers-in-training with a comprehensive curriculum that focuses on pedagogy, Biology and its sub-disciplines and general courses on related sciences (chemistry, math), as well as the foundation of Christian theology. A mandatory Internship program is integrated into the 7 th semester to give students a practical teaching experience. The aim is to produce Biology teachers who are competent in teaching this field within the Indonesian cultural context, as well as having transformative and holistic understanding based on the Christian worldview within the framework of the Reformed Theology.

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Graduate Profile.

A teacher who:

  • Is a mature Christian
  • Is a competent and skilled educator who reflects Christ and also helps students to develop spiritually
  • Meets international standards
  • Is a significant member of the community

What Will I Study.

You will learn things related to biology education, such as:

  • Theories about the origin of living things
  • Chemical reactions in all living thing
  • The science of plants, cells, animals, and the environment
  • Composition, structure, properties and changes of a substance

*For course details, you can see on curriculum

Study Plan.

1st Semester
Courses Credits
Survey of Old Testament 2
Prolegomena and Bibliology 2
Theology Proper 2
Teaching and Learning Alignment 3
Introduction to Christian Education 3
Bahasa Indonesia 2
The Learning Community 3
Calculus for Biological Science 3
2nd Semester
Courses Credits
Survey of New Testament 2
Christology 2
Spiritual Formation 2
Instructional Alignment 3
Intercultural Communication and Teachin 2
Fundamental of English 3
General Biology 2
General Biology Laboratory 1
General Chemistry 2
General Chemistry Laboratory 1
1st Short Semester
Courses Credits
Citizenship 2
Pancasila 2
The Developing Learner 3
Cell Biology 2
3rd Semester
Courses Credits
Anthropology and Hamartiology 2
Soteriology 2
Teaching Exceptional Learners 2
Assessment for Learning 3
Academic Writing 2
Ecology 2
Ecology Practicum 1
Genetics 3
Genetics Practicum 1
Organic Chemistry 2
Organic Chemistry Laboratory 1
Elective Course 1 - Human Biology 3
4th Semester
Courses Credits
Ecclesiology and Eschatology 2
Pneumatology 2
Curriculum Development and Evaluation 3
Theory of Origin 3
Microbiology 2
Microbiology Practicum 1
Biochemistry 2
Biochemistry Laboratory 1
Zoology 2
Zoology Practicum 1
Plant Anatomy, Morphology and Physiology 3
Plant Anatomy, Morphology and Physiology Practicum 1
Observasion Practicum 1
2nd Short Semester
Courses Credits
Christian Apologetics 2
Statistics 2
Elective Course 5 Literature Studies 2
General Physics 3
5th Semester
Courses Credits
Theological Philosophy 2
Theological Psychology 2
Methods in Educational Research 3
Philosophy of Education 3
PSAL Biology 3
Clinical Placement Practicum 4
Science Laboratory Practicum & Management 3
6th Semester
Courses Credits
Student Teaching 10
Theory of Origin 3
Zoology 2
Zoology Practicum 1
World History 2
7th Semester
Courses Credits
Final Projects 6
Genetics 3
Genetics Practicum 1
Study Fee
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Our Facilities.

LECTURERS.

Destya Waty Silalahi,
S.Pd., M.Pd.

Lecturer

Destya Waty Silalahi, S.Pd.Si., M.Pd. is a lecturer of Biology Education Study Program. She teaches Characteristics and Competencies of Christian teachers; Learning methods; Learning and Learning Theory; PSAL courses. Her research interests include pedagogy, Christian education, educational technology. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Biology Education from Universitas Negeri Yogyakarta, and Master of Education in Educational Technology from Universitas Pelita Harapan.

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Dr. Ir. Wahyu Irawati,
M.Si.

Lecturer

Dr. Ir. Wahyu Irawati, M.Si. is a Lecturer of Biology Education. She teaches Human Biology; Microbiology; Biotechnology; Research methodology; Classroom action research courses. Her research interests include microbiology and biotechnology. She earned her bachelor's degree in Agriculture from Universitas Pembangunan Nasional, Master of Science in Biology from Universitas Gajah Mada, and doctoral degree in Biotechnology from Universitas Gajah Mada. Aside from teaching at university, she is also a certified international research reviewer.

Awards:

  • URGE, SEARCA, HABIBIE
Journal Publications:
  • Molecular and physiological characterization of indigenous copper-resistant bacteria from Cikapundung River, West Java, Indonesia
  • Detection of plasmids and curing analysis in copper resistant bacteria Acinetobacter sp. IrC1, Acinetobacter sp. IrC2, and Cupriavidus sp. IrC4,
  • The potential capability of bacteria and yeast strains isolated from Rungkut Industrial Sewage in Indonesia as a bioaccumulators and biosorbents of copper
see journal publications (click here)

Lastiar Roselyna Sitompul,
S.Si., M.Pd.

Lecturer

Lastiar Roselyna Sitompul, S.Si., M.Pd. is a Lecturer of Biology Education. She teaches General biology; Learning and Learning Theory; PSAP Biology; Classroom Action Research courses. Her research interests include learning and learning theory, planning, strategy, and assessment in biology learning. She earned her bachelor's degree in Biology from Universitas Sumatera Utara and Master of Education from Universitas Pelita Harapan.

Journal Publications:

  • Peran Strategis Guru Mentor dalam Program Pengalaman Lapangan
    Polyglot UPH , Volume 13 No. 2. Tahun 2017
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Meilane Sahetapy,
S.Pi., M.Pd.

Lecturer

Meilane Sahetapy, S.Pi., M.Pd. is a Lecturer of Biology Education. She teaches Learning methods; PSAP Science & Technology; Practicum and Laboratory Management; Computers and Learning Media; General Biology; Basic Science; Learning & Learning Theory courses. Her research interests include learning & learning theory and educational technology. She earned her Bachelor of Fisheries from Universitas Sam Ratulangi and Master of Education from Universitas Pelita Harapan.

Journal Publications:

  • Penerapan Program Matrikulasi Biologi Umum Fakultas Ilmu Pendidikan Tahun 2016/2017 [On The Implementation of General Biology Matriculation Program Faculty of Education In 2016/2017]
    Jurnal Poyglot Vol 14, No 1 (Januari 2018). The Perceptive of Student Teachers
  • Faculty as Millennial Generations Towards Life Skills Through Learning to Design and Practical Implementation
    Journal of Biology Education - Vol 9 No 2 (2020): August 2020.
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Dr. Pingkan Imelda Wuisan,
S.IK., M.Pd.

Acting Department Chair

Dr. Pingkan Imelda Wuisan, S.IK., M.Pd. is the Acting Department Chair of Biology Education. She teaches Assessment and Evaluation of Learning; Educational Research Methodology; PSAP Science courses. Her research interest includes assessment and learning evaluation. She earned her bachelor's degree in Marine Science from Universitas Sam Ratulangi and Master of Education in Educational Technology from Universitas Pelita Harapan.

Awards:

  • LPDP - BUDI DN 2016
Journal Publications:
  • Becoming a Reflective Teacher Through Field Experience Program (2016)
  • Using Electronic Assessment System in Higher Education: Challenges and Solutions for Lectures, Students and Institutions (2019)
  • Development Of Electronic Assessment System Of Teachers Professional Competence At Faculty Of Education, Pelita Harapan University (2022)
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Jessica Elfani Bermuli,
S.Pd., M.Si.

Lecturer

Jessica Elfani Bermuli, S.Pd., M.Si. is a Lecturer of Biology Education. She teaches Ecology, Plant Morphology and Anatomy, Plant Physiology and Systematics, Invertebrate Zoology, Vertebrate Zoology, General Biology, and Basic Science courses. Her research interests include Botany, Plant Ecology, and Medicinal Plants. She earned her Bachelor of Education in Biology Education from Universitas Pelita Harapan and Magister of Science from Institute Pertanian Bogor.

Journal Publications:

  • POPULATION STRUCTURE OF Hoya spp. (APOCYNACEAE: ASCLEPIADOIDEAE) AT BODOGOL NATURE-CONSERVATION EDUCATION CENTER, INDONESIA
    Biotropia Journal, 2019.
  • The Effect of Using Natural Growth Regulators on the Seed Germination of Katokkon Pepper
    Bioeduscience, 2022.
  • THE EFFECT OF PASTEURIZATION STAGE ON THE PRODUCTION OF STRAW MUSHROOM (VOLVARIELLA VOLVACEA, BULL. EX. FR./SING.)
    BioLink, 2022.
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LECTURERS.

Dr. Pingkan Imelda Wuisan,
S.IK., M.Pd.

Acting Department Chair of Biology Education
Dr. Pingkan Imelda Wuisan, S.IK., M.Pd. is the Acting Department Chair of Biology Education. She teaches Assessment and Evaluation of Learning; Educational Research Methodology; PSAP Science courses. Her research interest includes assessment and learning evaluation. She earned her bachelor's degree in Marine Science from Universitas Sam Ratulangi and Master of Education in Educational Technology from Universitas Pelita Harapan.

Awards:
  • LPDP - BUDI DN 2016
Journal Publications:
  • Becoming a Reflective Teacher Through Field Experience Program (2016)
  • Using Electronic Assessment System in Higher Education: Challenges and Solutions for Lectures, Students and Institutions (2019)
  • Development Of Electronic Assessment System Of Teachers Professional Competence At Faculty Of Education, Pelita Harapan University (2022)
see journal publications (click here)

Destya Waty Silalahi,
S.Pd., M.Pd.

Lecturer
Destya Waty Silalahi, S.Pd.Si., M.Pd. is a lecturer of Biology Education. She teaches Characteristics and Competencies of Christian teachers; Learning methods; Learning and Learning Theory; PSAL courses. Her research interests include pedagogy, Christian education, educational technology. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Biology Education from Universitas Negeri Yogyakarta, and Master of Education in Educational Technology from Universitas Pelita Harapan.

see journal publications (click here)

Jessica Elfani Bermuli,
S.Pd., M.Si.

Lecturer
Jessica Elfani Bermuli, S.Pd., M.Si. is a Lecturer of Biology Education. She teaches Ecology, Plant Morphology and Anatomy, Plant Physiology and Systematics, Invertebrate Zoology, Vertebrate Zoology, General Biology, and Basic Science courses. Her research interests include Botany, Plant Ecology, and Medicinal Plants. She earned her Bachelor of Education in Biology Education from Universitas Pelita Harapan and Magister of Science from Institute Pertanian Bogor.

Journal Publications:
  • POPULATION STRUCTURE OF Hoya spp. (APOCYNACEAE: ASCLEPIADOIDEAE) AT BODOGOL NATURE-CONSERVATION EDUCATION CENTER, INDONESIA
    Biotropia Journal, 2019.
  • The Effect of Using Natural Growth Regulators on the Seed Germination of Katokkon Pepper
    Bioeduscience, 2022.
  • THE EFFECT OF PASTEURIZATION STAGE ON THE PRODUCTION OF STRAW MUSHROOM (VOLVARIELLA VOLVACEA, BULL. EX. FR./SING.)
    BioLink, 2022.
see journal publications (click here)

Lastiar Roselyna Sitompul,
S.Si., M.Pd.

Lecturer
Lastiar Roselyna Sitompul, S.Si., M.Pd. is a Lecturer of Biology Education. She teaches General biology; Learning and Learning Theory; PSAP Biology; Classroom Action Research courses. Her research interests include learning and learning theory, planning, strategy, and assessment in biology learning. She earned her bachelor's degree in Biology from Universitas Sumatera Utara and Master of Education from Universitas Pelita Harapan.

Journal Publications:
  • Peran Strategis Guru Mentor dalam Program Pengalaman Lapangan
    Polyglot UPH , Volume 13 No. 2. Tahun 2017
see journal publications (click here)

Reisky Megawati Tammu,
S.Pd., M.Sc.

Lecturer
Reisky Megawati Tammu, S.Pd., M.Sc. is a Lecturer of Biology Education. She teaches Mendelian Genetics; Molecular Genetics; Cell Biology; Theory of Origins courses. Her research interests include plant breeding genetics and molecular biology. She earned her bachelor's degree in Biology Education from Universitas Pelita Harapan and Master of Science from Universitas Gajah Mada.

Awards:
  • LPDP scholarship award 2014
Journal Publications:
  • Colchicine effects on the ploidy level and morphological characters of Katokkon pepper (Capsicum annuum L.) from North Toraja, Indonesia
    Journal of Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology (2021)
  • The Effect of Using Natural Growth Regulators on the Seed Germination of Katokkon Pepper
    Bioeduscience (2022)
  • The role of reflective journals for biology education students in genetics course
    Journal of Biological Education (2022)
see journal publications (click here)

Dr. Ir. Wahyu Irawati,
M.Si.

Lecturer
Dr. Ir. Wahyu Irawati, M.Si. is a Lecturer of Biology Education. She teaches Human Biology; Microbiology; Biotechnology; Research methodology; Classroom action research courses. Her research interests include microbiology and biotechnology. She earned her bachelor's degree in Agriculture from Universitas Pembangunan Nasional, Master of Science in Biology from Universitas Gajah Mada, and doctoral degree in Biotechnology from Universitas Gajah Mada. Aside from teaching at university, she is also a certified international research reviewer.

Awards:
  • URGE, SEARCA, HABIBIE
Journal Publications:
  • Molecular and physiological characterization of indigenous copper-resistant bacteria from Cikapundung River, West Java, Indonesia
  • Detection of plasmids and curing analysis in copper resistant bacteria Acinetobacter sp. IrC1, Acinetobacter sp. IrC2, and Cupriavidus sp. IrC4,
  • The potential capability of bacteria and yeast strains isolated from Rungkut Industrial Sewage in Indonesia as a bioaccumulators and biosorbents of copper
see journal publications (click here)

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Biology Education Student Council.

The aim of Biology Education Student Council is to facilitate Biology Education students through many student activities to shape Biology teacher (calling) who has a whole knowledge about Christ, His word, and His design for the world (competence), and has a leadership personality with holistic and transformative vision (character), and a citizen that has a stewardship heart for Christ, nation, and others in Biology Education, based on Biblical Christian Worldview (compassion).

Vision.

Being a Biology Education Student Council that is strengthened and driven by faith, builds a sense of belonging, and makes an impact in campus life.

Mission.

  • Developing educative, applicative, and proactive activities which focus on holistic student’s growth as a Christian future teacher in both academic and non-academic fields.
  • Conducting researches in Biology to improve student’s competency based on Christian values.
  • Improving student’s relationship and social awareness through programs that involve Biology Education student’s active participation.

ACTIVITIES

  • Tutorial
  • Microteaching competition
  • Biology quiz
  • Learning and Inspiring 1
  • Learning and Inspiring 2
  • Sport day
  • Biology Care Event (Christmas 2018)
  • Science Club
  • Lab. Life
  • Wall Magazine
  • Website
  • Bank Soal

Organization Structure.

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