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  1. Concept inventories (CIs) are commonly used tools for assessing student understanding of scientific and naive ideas, yet the body of empirical evidence supporting the inferences drawn from CI scores is often l...

    Authors: Robyn E. Tornabene, Erik Lavington and Ross H. Nehm

    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2018 11:6

    Content type: RESEARCH ARTICLE

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  2. This research builds on a previous study that looked at the effectiveness of a simulation-based module for teaching students about the process of evolution by natural selection. While the previous study showed...

    Authors: Jody Clarke-Midura, Denise S. Pope, Susan Maruca, Joel K. Abraham and Eli Meir

    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2018 11:4

    Content type: RESEARCH ARTICLE

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  3. While recent research indicates that using human examples can be an engaging way to teach core evolutionary concepts such as natural selection and phylogenetic thinking, teachers still face potential conflicts...

    Authors: Briana Pobiner, Paul M. Beardsley, Constance M. Bertka and William A. Watson

    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2018 11:3

    Content type: RESEARCH ARTICLE

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  4. Acceptance of evolutionary theory varies widely and is often associated with religious background. Some have suggested there exists an additional relationship between scientific reasoning ability and the accep...

    Authors: Katie F. Manwaring, Jamie L. Jensen, Richard A. Gill, Richard R. Sudweeks, Randall S. Davies and Seth M. Bybee

    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2018 11:2

    Content type: RESEARCH ARTICLE

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  5. Evolution education, in both schools and informal education, often focuses on natural selection and the fit of organisms through natural selection to their environment and way of life. Examples of evidence tha...

    Authors: Warren D. Allmon and Robert M. Ross

    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2018 11:1

    Content type: History and Philosophy

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  6. Evolution and its mechanisms of action are concepts that unite all aspects of biology, but remain some of the most difficult for students to understand. To address this challenge, we designed a hands-on activi...

    Authors: Teresa W. Lee, Kathleen E. Grogan and Justine S. Liepkalns

    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2017 10:11

    Content type: Curriculum and education

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  7. Evolution is everywhere in Galápagos, especially regarding the role the islands have played in the history of evolutionary thought. In turn, the Galápagos National Park guides are in a unique position as infor...

    Authors: Sehoya Cotner, Clayton Mazur, Tiffany Galush and Randy Moore

    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2017 10:9

    Content type: Research article

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  8. How acceptance of evolution relates to understanding of evolution remains controversial despite decades of research. It even remains unclear whether cultural/attitudinal factors or cognitive factors have a gre...

    Authors: M. Elizabeth Barnes, E. Margaret Evans, Ashley Hazel, Sara E. Brownell and Randolph M. Nesse

    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2017 10:7

    Content type: Research article

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  9. The focus of this study is a state-by-state comparison of middle school science standards on evolution in the United States. In 2009, Louise Mead and Anton Mates reviewed the high school science standards on e...

    Authors: Bertha Vazquez

    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2017 10:5

    Content type: Curriculum and education

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in Evolution: Education and Outreach 2017 10:6

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  10. Despite decades of education reform efforts, the percent of the general US population accepting biological evolution as the explanation for the diversity of life has remained relatively unchanged over the past...

    Authors: Ryan D. P. Dunk, Andrew J. Petto, Jason R. Wiles and Benjamin C. Campbell

    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2017 10:4

    Content type: Research article

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  11. Simulations can be an active and engaging way for students to learn about natural selection, and many have been developed, including both physical and virtual simulations. In this study we assessed the student...

    Authors: Denise S. Pope, Caleb M. Rounds and Jody Clarke-Midura

    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2017 10:3

    Content type: Research article

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  12. Preparing students to explore, understand, and resolve societal challenges such as global climate change is an important task for evolutionary and ecological biologists that will require novel and innovative p...

    Authors: Eileen A. Lacey, Talisin T. Hammond, Rachel E. Walsh, Kayce C. Bell, Scott V. Edwards, Elizabeth R. Ellwood, Robert Guralnick, Stefanie M. Ickert-Bond, Austin R. Mast, John E. McCormack, Anna K. Monfils, Pamela S. Soltis, Douglas E. Soltis and Joseph A. Cook

    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2017 10:2

    Content type: Curriculum and education

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  13. Mukherjee, S. The Gene: An intimate history.Scribner, NY.594 pages; ISBN: 978-1-4767-330-0; Price: $20.00.

    Authors: Diddahally R. Govindaraju

    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2016 9:12

    Content type: Book Review

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  14. Research has shown that students have a variety of ideas about natural selection that may be context dependent. Prior analyses of student responses to open-ended evolution items have demonstrated that students...

    Authors: Sara Catherine Heredia, Erin Marie Furtak and Deb Morrison

    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2016 9:10

    Content type: Research article

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  15. Evolution is a difficult subject for students, with well-documented confusion about natural selection, tree thinking, and genetic drift among other topics. Here we investigate the effect of a simulation-based ...

    Authors: Rebecca M. Price, Denise S. Pope, Joel K. Abraham, Susan Maruca and Eli Meir

    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2016 9:8

    Content type: Research article

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  16. The work is part of a wider research project wherein we are trying to further explore the conceptual ecology of evolutionary theory of present and prospective teachers in Greece.

    Authors: Kyriacos Athanasiou, Efstratios Katakos and Penelope Papadopoulou

    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2016 9:7

    Content type: Research article

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  17. Mobile DNA III, edited by Nancy L. Craig, Michael Chandler, Martin Gellert, Alan M. Lambowitz, Phoebe A. Rice, and Suzanne B. Sandmeyer. Washington: American Soci...

    Authors: Tyler A. Elliott and J. Arvid Ågren

    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2016 9:6

    Content type: Book review

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  18. Faculty perception of student knowledge and acceptance of subject matter affects the choice of what to teach and how to teach it. Accurate assessment of student acceptance of evolution, then, is relevant to ho...

    Authors: Meredith A. Dorner and Eugenie C. Scott

    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2016 9:4

    Content type: Research article

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  19. Mind and Cosmos: Why the Materialist NeoDarwinian Conception of Nature is Almost Certainly False, by Thomas Nagel. New York: Oxford University Press, 2012. Pp. x + 130. ISBN 978-0-19-9919...

    Authors: Egbert Giles Leigh Jr.

    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2016 9:2

    Content type: Book Review

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  20. The Deeper Genome: Why there is more to the human genome than meets the eye, edited by John Parrington, (Oxford, United Kingdom: Oxford University Press), 2015. pp. xx + 272. ISBN:978-0-1...

    Authors: Georgi K. Marinov

    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2015 8:22

    Content type: Book review

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  21. Students frequently hold an incorrect view of evolution. There are several potential barriers that prevent religious students, specifically, from engaging evolutionary theory in the classroom. This study focu...

    Authors: Katie F. Manwaring, Jamie L. Jensen, Richard A. Gill and Seth M. Bybee

    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2015 8:23

    Content type: Research article

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  22. Evolution Challenges: Integrating Research and Practice in Teaching and Learning about Evolution, edited by Karl S. Rosengren, Sarah Brem, E. Margaret Evans, and Gale Sinatra, (New York, ...

    Authors: Joseph L. Graves Jr.

    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2015 8:20

    Content type: Book review

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  23. Despite the fact that Latin-American countries present ideal environments to train young scientists, most of these countries lack local scientific capacity. Here I describe the design and implementation of an ...

    Authors: Catalina Pimiento

    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2015 8:19

    Content type: Curriculum and education

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  24. Paleontologists use multiple methods to reconstruct the anatomy and behavior of extinct animals, including direct observations from well-preserved fossils and inferences from the phylogeny of modern and extinc...

    Authors: Roy E. Plotnick, Jessica M. Theodor and Thomas R. Holtz Jr.

    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2015 8:17

    Content type: Curriculum and education

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  25. Students’ conceptions on the origins of human social behavior are poorly understood. The aim of this research was to quantitatively evaluate the conceptions on the origins of certain types of human behavior e...

    Authors: Filipe Cavalcanti da Silva Porto, Paulo Cesar Paiva, Ricardo F Waizbort and Maurício Roberto Motta Pinto da Luz

    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2015 8:16

    Content type: Research article

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  26. The origin of multicellularity was transformative for life on earth, allowing for the evolution of the large, complex organisms we see today. Despite its clear importance, the evolution of multicellularity rem...

    Authors: Jennifer T Pentz, Tami Limberg, Nicholas Beermann and William C Ratcliff

    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2015 8:13

    Content type: Research article

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  27. Although we are increasingly aware that an understanding of evolution is critical to all biological fields and to scientific literacy, evolution remains a challenge in the classroom. Here we present a hands-on...

    Authors: Amanda K Gibson, Devin M Drown and Curtis M Lively

    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2015 8:10

    Content type: Curriculum and education

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  28. Accepting the concept of evolution is important for the advancement of biological science and has many implications for daily life. However, a large portion of the general public does not currently accept biol...

    Authors: Louis S Nadelson and Kimberly K Hardy

    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2015 8:9

    Content type: Research article

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  29. Misconceptions about biological evolution specifically and the nature of science in general are pervasive in our society and culture. The view that biological evolution explains life’s origin(s) and that hypot...

    Authors: Justin W Rice, Michael P Clough, Joanne K Olson, Dean C Adams and James T Colbert

    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2015 8:8

    Content type: Research article

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  30. In his review of Bill Nye’s Undeniable, Nicholas Wade proposes a “treaty” to defuse controversies over the teaching of evolution: describing evolution as a theory ambiguously—as a well-established scientific theo...

    Authors: Stephanie Keep, Ann Reid and Glenn Branch

    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2015 8:7

    Content type: Overcoming obstacles to evolution education

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  31. Without an understanding of evolution, members of the public are unlikely to fully grasp many important issues necessary for the understanding science. In addition, evolutionary science plays an important role...

    Authors: Louise S Mead, Judi Brown Clarke, Frank Forcino and Joseph L Graves Jr

    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2015 8:6

    Content type: Research article

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  32. Science outreach programs have positive effects on students in both elementary and high school, but are often developed as internships, thus limiting access and requiring significant financial investment. Seve...

    Authors: Shoshanah R Jacobs, Susan Bender and Andrew McAdam

    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2015 8:4

    Content type: Curriculum and education

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