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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. Public interest in Charles Darwin and in scientific climate of the Victorian era continues to grow. Darwin hobbyists are visiting sites around the world relevant to the life of Charles Darwin: The Galápagos Is...

    Authors: Martha Monica Muñoz

    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2015 8:1

    Content type: Review

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  21. Tree Thinking: An Introduction to Phylogenetic Biology, by David Baum and Stacey Smith. Greenwood Village, CO: Roberts and Company Publishers, 2013. Pp. xx +476. ISBN:9781936221165. H/b $75.00.

    Authors: Kate L Hertweck

    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2014 7:29

    Content type: Book review

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  22. The Tree of Life is revolutionizing our understanding of life on Earth, and, accordingly, evolutionary trees are increasingly important parts of exhibits on biodiversity and evolution. The authors argue that i...

    Authors: Laura R Novick, Jane Pickering, Teresa MacDonald, Judy Diamond, Shaaron Ainsworth, Adriana E Aquino, Kefyn M Catley, Jeff Dodick, Evelyn Margaret Evans, Camillia Matuk, Janis Sacco and Monique Scott

    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2014 7:25

    Content type: Curriculum and education

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  23. Professional development (PD) efforts have improved acceptance and pedagogical practice related to the theory of evolution in high school biology teachers. However, these teachers express need for more PD rela...

    Authors: William L Romine, Ellen Barnett, Patricia J Friedrichsen and Aaron J Sickel

    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2014 7:27

    Content type: Research article

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  24. There is a negative relationship between education and religiosity and a positive relationship between education and acceptance of evolution, but how this manifests in college students who differ in degree of ...

    Authors: Leslie J Rissler, Sarah I Duncan and Nicholas M Caruso

    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2014 7:24

    Content type: Research article

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  25. Cooperative behaviors are both prevalent and perplexing because selfish behaviors often return higher immediate fitness benefits. Additionally, cooperative behaviors are a prominent component of the human beha...

    Authors: Gavin M Leighton

    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2014 7:19

    Content type: Curriculum and Education

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  26. Studies of the U.S. general public have demonstrated that acceptance of evolution is a function of both religion and education. To test if this is true of natural history museum patrons as well, we conducted a...

    Authors: Lindsay M Barone, Andrew J Petto and Benjamin C Campbell

    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2014 7:23

    Content type: Research article

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  27. Fostering pre-service teachers’ acceptance of evolutionary theory and their preference for its teaching implies knowledge of the factors which influence both constructs. This study aims to explore how cognitiv...

    Authors: Jörg Großschedl, Christiane Konnemann and Nicolai Basel

    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2014 7:18

    Content type: Research article

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  28. Here we present a stand-alone, upper level undergraduate laboratory exercise that integrates organismal ecology and evolutionary concepts and minimizes the need for student memorization. This laboratory seeks ...

    Authors: Michelle M Casey and Bruce S Lieberman

    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2014 7:20

    Content type: Curriculum and Education

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  29. EvoGrader is a free, online, on-demand formative assessment service designed for use in undergraduate biology classrooms. EvoGrader’s web portal is powered by Amazon’s Elastic Cloud and run with LightSIDE Lab’...

    Authors: Kayhan Moharreri, Minsu Ha and Ross H Nehm

    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2014 7:15

    Content type: Research article

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  30. Brandon Haught, author of Going Ape: Florida’s Battles over Evolution in the Classroom, is interviewed about his book.

    Authors: Glenn Branch

    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2014 7:14

    Content type: Overcoming obstacles to evolution education

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  31. Public acceptance and understanding of evolution is among the most investigated themes within studies of science and society. In the past decades, scientists and educators have explored acceptance and understa...

    Authors: Federica Crivellaro and Alessandra Sperduti

    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2014 7:13

    Content type: Research article

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