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  1. 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

  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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

  12. 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

  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. Although progress has been made in evolution education, many educators face significant barriers in their efforts to teach evolution specifically, and science in general. The purpose of this study was to ident...

    Authors: Ethan R. Tolman, Daniel G. Ferguson, Gabriella Hubble, Mahealani Kaloi, Megan Niu and Jamie L. Jensen
    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2021 14:12
  16. In American Creationism, Creation Science, and Intelligent Design in the Evangelical Market, Benjamin Huskinson presents a close examination of the two main American sociopolitical movements launched in oppositio...

    Authors: Glenn Branch
    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2021 14:11
  17. This is a review of A Most Interesting Problem: What Darwin’s Descent of Man Got Right and Wrong about Human Evolution, edited by Jeremy DeSilva. The book has ten chapters, the first seven evaluating and updating...

    Authors: Egbert Leigh
    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2021 14:10
  18. Instructors can teach evolution using any number of species contexts. However, not all species contexts are equal, and taxa choice can alter both cognitive and affective elements of learning. This is particula...

    Authors: Daniel Z. Grunspan, Ryan D. P. Dunk, M. Elizabeth Barnes, Jason R. Wiles and Sara E. Brownell
    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2021 14:9
  19. The technological revolution of past decades has led teaching and learning of evolutionary biology to move away from its naturalist origins. As a result, students’ learning experiences and training on the scie...

    Authors: Juliano Morimoto and Fleur Ponton
    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2021 14:7
  20. People with visual impairment have benefitted from recent developments of assistive technology that aim to decrease socio-economic inequality. However, access to post-secondary education is still extremelly ch...

    Authors: Telma G. Laurentino, Marisa Xavier, Fabrizia Ronco, Francisco Pina-Martins, Iolanda Domingues, Bruno Penha, Marta Dias, Alexandra de Sousa, Tiago Carrilho, Leonor R. Rodrigues, Carlota Pinheiro, Daniela Rato, Duarte Balata, Gonçalo Ayala-Botto, Margarida Matos, Maria Campelo…
    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2021 14:5
  21. To teach evolution efficiently teachers must be able to diagnose their students’ ideas and understanding of the phylogeny of organisms. This encompasses different facets of content-specific professional knowle...

    Authors: Julian Fischer, Thorben Jansen, Jens Möller and Ute Harms
    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2021 14:4
  22. Evolution is a key concept of biology, fundamental to understand the world and address important societal problems, but research studies show that it is still not widely understood and accepted. Several factor...

    Authors: Xana Sá-Pinto, Giulia Realdon, Gregor Torkar, Bruno Sousa, Martha Georgiou, Alex Jeffries, Konstantinos Korfiatis, 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 14:3

    The Correction to this article has been published in Evolution: Education and Outreach 2021 14:18

  23. Striving toward a better understanding of how the global spread of creationist ideology may impact biology teachers and teaching worldwide, this study comparatively examines how biology teachers from three Lat...

    Authors: Heslley Machado Silva, Alandeon W. Oliveira, Gabriela Varela Belloso, Martín Andrés Díaz and Graça S. Carvalho
    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2021 14:2
  24. Neil Shubin has written an excellent, accessible book explaining how innovations in biology evolve. The key insight—one provided by Darwin but fleshed out by biologists over the subsequent century and a half—i...

    Authors: Norman Johnson
    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2020 13:24
  25. Although personal, familial, and community conflict with evolution have been documented in the literature, these scales require conceptualization as a construct and operationalization as a measure. The Scales ...

    Authors: Gena C. Sbeglia and Ross H. Nehm
    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2020 13:23
  26. National institutes and education initiatives emphasize the need to prepare future biologists to apply discoveries in science towards solving problems that are both social and scientific in nature. Research fr...

    Authors: Erin Fried, Andrew Martin, Alexa Esler, Antoine Tran and Lisa Corwin
    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2020 13:22
  27. This is a review of Mitonuclear Ecology by Geoffrey E. Hill, which discusses the potential role of mitochondrial-nuclear (mitonuclear) interactions in key evolutionary processes.

    Authors: Logan W. Cole
    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2020 13:21
  28. A phylogeny depicts the hypothesized evolutionary relationships among taxa as a nested hierarchical branching diagram. Interpreting the relationships among taxa on a phylogeny is part of a set of skills called...

    Authors: Luke D. Blacquiere, Allia Fawaz and William J. Hoese
    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2020 13:20
  29. Many individuals reject evolutionary theory due to a perceived conflict with their religious beliefs. To bridge this gap, educators have attempted different approaches including approaching evolution rejection...

    Authors: Ethan R. Tolman, Daniel G. Ferguson, Mark Mann, April Maskiewicz Cordero and Jamie L. Jensen
    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2020 13:19
  30. Relatively little information is available regarding the level of acceptance of evolution and knowledge about evolution in different educational settings in Europe. The aim of the present study is to fill this...

    Authors: Paul Kuschmierz, Andra Meneganzin, Rianne Pinxten, Telmo Pievani, Dragana Cvetković, Evangelia Mavrikaki, Dittmar Graf and Anna Beniermann
    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2020 13:18
  31. Thomas Seeley reviews a half century of research, mostly conducted by himself and his colleagues on the ecology, evolution, and natural history of wild honey bees. He provides insights into how bees reproduce,...

    Authors: Norman A. Johnson
    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2020 13:17
  32. Over a decade ago, the first nationally representative probability survey concerning the teaching of evolution revealed disquieting facts about evolution education in the United States. This 2007 survey found ...

    Authors: Eric Plutzer, Glenn Branch and Ann Reid
    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2020 13:14
  33. If an instructional environment that is conducive to learning generally requires the development of good student–teacher relationships, then a classroom atmosphere of trust is an especially important considera...

    Authors: Lawrence C. Scharmann and Bette L. Grauer
    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2020 13:13
  34. Despite the importance of understanding the mechanism of natural selection for both academic success and everyday decision-making, this concept is one of the most challenging to learn in contemporary science. ...

    Authors: Sarah A. Brown, Samuel Ronfard and Deborah Kelemen
    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2020 13:12
  35. Students frequently explain evolutionary processes, such as adaptation, in a teleological way. These teleological explanations may involve goal-directedness, purpose, an external designer or the internal needs...

    Authors: Helge Gresch
    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2020 13:10
  36. The development of creationism to its multiple modern forms has been made possible in part by its appropriation and misuse of mainstream scientific terms. Here we illustrate how anti-evolutionary advocates hav...

    Authors: R. Joel Duff, Thomas R. Beatman and David S. MacMillan III
    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2020 13:9
  37. This is a review of Bruce MacFadden’s Broader Impacts of Science on Society. Here, MacFadden suggests how scientists should, and how the National Science Foundation tries to, spread interest in and understanding ...

    Authors: Egbert Giles Leigh Jr.
    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2020 13:8
  38. Regional academic conferences provide a variety of benefits to attendants, but hosting them can be costly. Here, we share benefits and drawbacks of hosting regional evolution meetings from the vantages of a te...

    Authors: Christopher Dana Lynn, Amanda Guitar, Chloe M. T. Keck and Amy L. Rector
    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2020 13:7
  39. Teleology is one of the critical aspects of students’ intuitive concepts about living beings and, specifically, their evolution. This cognitive bias imposes a substantial restriction on the process of learning...

    Authors: Leonardo González Galli, Gastón Peréz and Alma Adrianna Gómez Galindo
    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2020 13:6

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