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  1. Muslim students have a high perceived conflict between religion and evolution. For this reason, constructivist teaching was implemented to emphasise the balance of the nature of science (NOS) on evolution and ...

    Authors: Muhammad Saefi, Hadi Suwono and Yusuf Hanafi
    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2024 17:8
  2. Evolution is one of the controversial topics in biology primarily because of the perceived conflict between religion and evolution. Religiosity is one of the biggest predictors of evolution acceptance, i.e., t...

    Authors: Daniel G. Ferguson, Ross A. Larsen, Elizabeth G. Bailey and Jamie L. Jensen
    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2024 17:7
  3. A major challenge of evolutionary biology is making underlying concepts accessible to wide audiences. One method for doing so is to utilise multi-media formats that have potential to engage and inform through ...

    Authors: Edward J. Martin, Shelly Knotts, Michelle Phillips, Nicholas Weise, Thomas R. Meagher and Daniel Barker
    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2024 17:6
  4. Human evolution is a topic that is largely excluded from K-12 classrooms for a variety of reasons, including the inability, unwillingness, or lack of preparedness of educators to teach a topic that has been se...

    Authors: Molly C. Selba, Michael J. Ziegler, Amanda L. Townley and Pavlo D. Antonenko
    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2024 17:5
  5.  We used college-level evolution textbooks to examine the presentation of sexual selection research—a field with ongoing debates related to sex, sexuality and gender identity. Many classic sexual selection con...

    Authors: J. Kasi Jackson, Linda Fuselier and Perri Eason
    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2024 17:3
  6. Random genetic drift is a difficult concept for biology undergraduates to understand. Active learning activities in a collaborative setting have the potential to improve student learning outcomes compared to t...

    Authors: John R. True and Evan Abreu
    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2024 17:2
  7. Hundreds of studies have explored student evolution acceptance because evolution is a core concept of biology that many undergraduate biology students struggle to accept. However, this construct of “evolution ...

    Authors: M. Elizabeth Barnes, Rahmi Q. Aini, James P. Collins, Ryan D. P. Dunk, Emily A. Holt, Jamie Jensen, Joanna R. Klein, Taya Misheva, Louis S. Nadelson, Michael J. Reiss, William L. Romine, Andrew Shtulman, Amanda L. Townley, Jason R. Wiles, Yi Zheng and Sara E. Brownell
    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2024 17:1
  8. The theory and practice of evolutionary tree-thinking is pervasive through many scientific fields and is a critical component of biological literacy. Many elements of tree-thinking are introduced early in unde...

    Authors: Thomas J. Firneno Jr, Gabrielle T. Welsh, Peter J. Nimlos and Erica L. Larson
    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2023 16:13
  9. Practical-based laboratory instruction represents a substantial component of education in biological anthropology, a multidisciplinary field concerned with investigating human evolution, biology, and behaviour...

    Authors: Stacey M. Ward, Katharine L. Balolia and Laura A. B. Wilson
    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2023 16:12
  10. The centrality of evolution to the biological sciences is recognized by many authors. Given the importance of evolution to biology, we intend to understand if, and how, science and biology teachers teach about...

    Authors: Leonardo Augusto Luvison Araujo, Carolina Maria Boccuzzi Santana and Fernanda Franzolin
    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2023 16:11
  11. Creationist religious views have a large influence on the public’s views and learning related to evolution, especially human evolution. Creationism has been shown to reinforce students’ design teleological sta...

    Authors: Jason R. Wingert, Gennie M. Bassett, Caitlin E. Terry, Kedai Cheng and Jimin Lee
    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2023 16:10
  12. The theory of evolution serves as an overarching scientific principle for all areas of biology. Hence, knowledge about and acceptance of evolution are indispensable for holistic education. However, the levels ...

    Authors: Roxanne Gutowski, Helena Aptyka and Jörg Großschedl
    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2023 16:9
  13. Storybooks are an effective tool for teaching complex scientific mechanisms to young children when presented in child-friendly, joint-attentional contexts like read-aloud sessions. However, static storybooks a...

    Authors: Samuel Ronfard, Sarah A. Brown, Emma Pitt and Deborah Kelemen
    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2023 16:8
  14. Although evolutionary theory is foundational and integrative in modern biology, there remains widespread lack of acceptance among U.S. residents. An interdisciplinary approach to teaching evolutionary theory a...

    Authors: Scott A. Kreher and Ellen McManus
    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2023 16:7
  15. In introductory biology classrooms, cell and molecular concepts are often taught separate from those related to evolution and ecology, and usually in completely different courses. Furthermore, many examples us...

    Authors: David C. S. Filice, Joseph J. Riedy, Merle K. Heidemann, James J. Smith and Peter J. T. White
    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2023 16:6
  16. What types of coursework prepare biology teachers to teach evolution effectively? The present study provides answers to that question based on evidence from a nationally representative sample of public high sc...

    Authors: Glenn Branch, Eric Plutzer and Ann Reid
    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2023 16:4
  17. With the advent of high-throughput genome sequencing, bioinformatics training has become essential for research in evolutionary biology and related fields. However, individual research groups are often not in ...

    Authors: Julia M. I. Barth, Scott A. Handley, Daniel Kintzl, Guy Leonard, Milan Malinsky, Michael Matschiner, Britta S. Meyer, Walter Salzburger, Jan Stefka and Emiliano Trucchi
    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2023 16:2
  18. Scientist-teacher partnerships are highly beneficial to K-12 STEM education. While much is known about the benefits for teachers in these partnerships, the corresponding benefits for scientists are less well k...

    Authors: Bruce J. MacFadden, Claudia Vargas Vergara and Bradford T. Davey
    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2022 15:20
  19. Many students enter science classrooms with misconceptions about scientific principles. One of the most perceived controversial scientific principle for students is evolution. Students struggle to learn and ac...

    Authors: Daniel G. Ferguson, Jessica Abele, Sarah Palmer, Jordan Willis, Connor McDonald, Chandler Messer, Juliana Lindberg, T. Heath Ogden, Elizabeth G. Bailey and Jamie L. Jensen
    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2022 15:19
  20. In evolution education, consensus is widespread that diagnosing and addressing well-known student alternative conceptions is particularly important. As classrooms are complex environments with many activities ...

    Authors: Jens Steinwachs and Helge Martens
    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2022 15:17
  21. Millions of people across the world have been exposed to the wildlife documentaries of David Attenborough and Bernhard Grzimek, who have thus greatly influenced the public’s views on nature and biodiversity. W...

    Authors: Calum J. McKay, Carolin Sommer-Trembo and Marcelo R. Sánchez-Villagra
    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2022 15:15
  22. Authors: Paul Kuschmierz, Anna Beniermann, Alexander Bergmann, Rianne Pinxten, Tuomas Aivelo, Justyna Berniak-Woźny, Gustav Bohlin, Anxela Bugallo-Rodriguez, Pedro Cardia, Bento Filipe Barreiras Pinto Cavadas, Umran Betul Cebesoy, Dragana D. Cvetković, Emilie Demarsy, Mirko S. Đorđević, Szymon M. Drobniak, Liudmyla Dubchak…
    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2022 15:11

    The original article was published in Evolution: Education and Outreach 2021 14:17

  23. Intelligent Personal Assistants (IPAs), such as Amazon’s Alexa, are now widely used for an ample variety of tasks, ranging from personal management to education. These tools have shown considerable promise for...

    Authors: Luan Pinto Rabelo, Davidson Sodré, Marcelo Soares dos Santos, Caio César Silva Lima, Stephen F. Ferrari, Iracilda Sampaio and Marcelo Vallinoto
    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2022 15:10
  24. The presumed conflict between religion and evolution is considered one of the main causes of rejection of evolution worldwide. However, there is a unique group of religious people who accept, study, and teach ...

    Authors: Reut Stahi-Hitin and Anat Yarden
    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2022 15:8
  25. Comprehensive understanding of evolution is essential to full and meaningful engagement with issues facing societies today. Yet this understanding is challenged by lack of acceptance of evolution as well as mi...

    Authors: Susan L. Johnston, Maureen Knabb, Josh R. Auld and Loretta Rieser-Danner
    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2022 15:6
  26. Natural selection is a core principle of evolution. Understanding natural selection enables students to think about the evolution and the variability of life. Despite its great importance, understanding natura...

    Authors: Helena Aptyka, Daniela Fiedler and Jörg Großschedl
    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2022 15:5
  27. Teleological reasoning is a cognitive bias purported to disrupt student ability to understand natural selection. Few studies have described pedagogical efforts to decrease student endorsement of teleological r...

    Authors: Jason R. Wingert, Gennie M. Bassett, Caitlin E. Terry and Jimin Lee
    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2022 15:4
  28. Neutral evolution is a fundamental concept in evolutionary biology but teaching this and other non-adaptive concepts is especially challenging. Here we present Genie, a browser-based educational tool that demo...

    Authors: Andreina I. Castillo, Ben H. Roos, Michael S. Rosenberg, Reed A. Cartwright and Melissa A. Wilson
    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2022 15:3
  29. Does asking students to apply concepts from evolution to a fictional context, compared to a novel biological context, improve their understanding, exam performance or enjoyment of the material? Or does it harm...

    Authors: Carlo C. Maley and Sareh Seyedi
    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2022 15:2
  30. While there is little doubt that the species is the lowest independent evolutionary unit, understanding the many different species concepts is a difficult task, even for university students. In the present stu...

    Authors: Camila Moraes Gomes, Davidson Sodré, Rauquírio Marinho da Costa, André Magalhães, Renata Furtado do Rosário, Stephen Francis Ferrari, Grazielle Fernanda Evangelista Gomes, Iracilda Sampaio and Marcelo Vallinoto
    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2022 15:1
  31. Throughout the twentieth century, Carl Weinberg explains in Red Dynamite: Creationism, Culture Wars, and Anticommunism in America, American antievolutionists regularly attempted to vilify evolution through its su...

    Authors: Glenn Branch
    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2021 14:19
  32. Authors: Xana Sá-Pinto, Giulia Realdon, Gregor Torkar, Bruno Sousa, Martha Georgiou, Alex Jefries, Konstantinos Korfatis, Silvia Paolucci, Patrícia Pessoa, Joana Rocha, Panagiotis K. Stasinakis, Bento Cavadas, Angelica Crottini, Tanja Gnidovec, Teresa Nogueira, Penelope Papadopoulou…
    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2021 14:18

    The original article was published in Evolution: Education and Outreach 2021 14:3

  33. Investigations of evolution knowledge and acceptance and their relation are central to evolution education research. Ambiguous results in this field of study demonstrate a variety of measuring issues, for inst...

    Authors: Paul Kuschmierz, Anna Beniermann, Alexander Bergmann, Rianne Pinxten, Tuomas Aivelo, Justyna Berniak-Woźny, Gustav Bohlin, Anxela Bugallo-Rodriguez, Pedro Cardia, Bento Filipe Barreiras Pinto Cavadas, Umran Betul Cebesoy, Dragana D. Cvetković, Emilie Demarsy, Mirko S. Đorđević, Szymon M. Drobniak, Liudmyla Dubchak…
    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2021 14:17

    The Correction to this article has been published in Evolution: Education and Outreach 2022 15:11

  34. Despite the large quantity and wide variety of popular science books available in biology, most undergraduate biology majors seldom read full-length books outside of class. To ensure that the students in my Wr...

    Authors: Norman A. Johnson
    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2021 14:15
  35. Despite the rising emphasis on STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) education in the last two decades, the United States has seen little change in student performance, based on internationa...

    Authors: Cory M. Redman, Susumu Tomiya, Kathleen Bitterman, Kacia Cain and Julie A. Meachen
    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2021 14:13

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