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Table 3 Survey versions used in study

From: Freshman Undergraduate Biology Students’ Difficulties with the Concept of Common Ancestry

Survey version Response choices Common ancestor definition
C 5-Level Yes
D 5-Level No
E 3-Level No
  1. This shows the three versions of the survey used in the study. Response choices describe the number of levels used in the Likert-type response choices. Common ancestor definition indicates whether students were asked to define what it means for two organisms to have a common ancestor before responding to the statements