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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. Vestigial features of humans and other organisms are well known and have long been used as key evidence for evolution. Such features include not only anatomical structures but also physiological processes, bio...

    Authors: Alexander J Werth
    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2014 7:12
  9. It is overwhelmingly acknowledged by the scientific community that evolution and global climate change (GCC) are undeniably supported by physical evidence. And yet, both topics remain politically contentious i...

    Authors: B Elijah Carter and Jason R Wiles
    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2014 7:6
  10. Commonplace biodiversity labs in introductory undergraduate biology typically emphasize declarative knowledge. We contend that shifting these labs to emphasize evolution, higher-order cognition, and science re...

    Authors: John M Basey, Anastasia P Maines, Clinton D Francis, Brett Melbourne, Sarah B Wise, Rebecca J Safran and Pieter TJ Johnson
    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2014 7:10
  11. Research has revealed that high school students matriculate to college holding misconceptions related to biological evolution. These misconceptions interfere with students’ abilities to grasp accurate scientif...

    Authors: Tony B Yates and Edmund A Marek
    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2014 7:7
  12. Jeffrey P. Moran’s American Genesis examines the Scopes trial in particular and the antievolution movement in general through the prisms of gender, region, and race. The diversification, of both ideology and stra...

    Authors: Glenn Branch
    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2013 6:32
  13. Misinterpretations of entropy and conflation with additional misunderstandings of the second law of thermodynamics are ubiquitous among scientists and non-scientists alike and have been used by creationists as...

    Authors: Joshua S Martin, N Adam Smith and Clinton D Francis
    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2013 6:30
  14. A recent report from the Kentucky Department of Education summarizes and responds to comments from the public about the treatment of evolution in the Next Generation Science Standards, under consideration for ...

    Authors: Glenn Branch
    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2013 6:29
  15. There is no place on Earth like the Galapagos Islands and no better destination to discuss the reality of evolution. Under the theme ?Why Does Evolution Matter?, the University San Francisco of Quito (USFQ), E...

    Authors: Guillermo Paz-y-Miño-C and Avelina Espinosa
    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2013 6:28
  16. Because human evolution is often a stumbling block for accepting evolution, creationist legends about paleoanthropology are persistent. Three such legends, according to which paleoanthropology is based on find...

    Authors: Glenn Branch and Eugenie C Scott
    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2013 6:27
  17. Evolution is considered the unifying concept in biology and is also a key theory underlying many areas of human knowledge. Teaching evolution from as early as kindergarten allows children to better understand ...

    Authors: Rita Campos and Alexandra Sá-Pinto
    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2013 6:25

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  18. This research investigated the knowledge of the complex concept of evolution in a sample (n=1108) of final-year high school students of Rome. Particular attention was given to the evolution of Homo sapiens and to...

    Authors: Fabrizio Rufo, Marco Capocasa, Veronica Marcari, Enzo D’arcangelo and Maria Enrica Danubio
    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2013 6:19
  19. People have preconceived notions about how the world works from personal experiences. When these notions are scientifically inaccurate they can encourage unintended learning outcomes. Thus assessing students’ ...

    Authors: Kristy L Halverson, Carrie J Boyce and Jill D Maroo
    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2013 6:24
  20. The theory of evolution is the fundamental backbone to the discipline of biology, yet many students possess misunderstandings. The teacher is the most important school-based factor in student learning, and the...

    Authors: Aaron J Sickel and Patricia Friedrichsen
    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2013 6:23
  21. Professional papers in evolutionary biology continue to host expressions in agreement with the pre-evolutionary metaphor of the scala naturae (the great chain of being), when contrasting ‘lower’ to ‘higher’ repre...

    Authors: Emanuele Rigato and Alessandro Minelli
    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2013 6:18
  22. We describe a National Science Foundation-funded project called ‘Evolution Readiness’ that used computer-based interactive models as well as hands-on activities to help fourth grade students learn Darwin's mod...

    Authors: Paul Horwitz, Cynthia A McIntyre, Trudilyne L Lord, Laura M O’Dwyer and Carolyn Staudt
    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2013 6:21
  23. Phylogenies are ubiquitous in college-level biology textbooks, yet many college students continue to struggle to interpret them correctly. Multiple activities and frameworks for teaching phylogenies have been ...

    Authors: Sarah L Eddy, Alison J Crowe, Mary Pat Wenderoth and Scott Freeman
    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2013 6:13
  24. The purpose of this study was to investigate evolution acceptance among pre-service primary teachers who opted to study biology (n=35). In this part of their teacher training course they were introduced to the th...

    Authors: Shagufta Arthur
    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2013 6:20
  25. The board game ACAGATATA simulates how randomness originates biodiversity. An individual (genotype ACAGATATA) produces offspring with a chance of error during DNA replication (mutation) at each generation, sho...

    Authors: André Eterovic and Charles Morphy D Santos
    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2013 6:22
  26. Current university-level evolution instruction often suffers from a disjointed curriculum that separates molecular and ecological processes, at times omitting the former altogether. At the same time, national ...

    Authors: Peter JT White, Merle Heidemann, Miles Loh and James J Smith
    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2013 6:17
  27. An in-depth understanding of the process and products of evolution is an essential part of a complete biology education. Phylogenetic trees are a very important tool for understanding evolution and presenting ...

    Authors: Aimee K Young, Brian T White and Tara Skurtu
    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2013 6:16
  28. Darwin: A Graphic Biography provides a lighthearted, generally accurate, and overall delightful account of Darwin’s life and work in the form of a graphic novel.

    Authors: Glenn Branch
    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2013 6:14
  29. Informal education, especially if in collaboration with formal education, can be an important vehicle for communicating current research in science to the public as well as significant in drawing the young nea...

    Authors: Veronica Padovani, Carlyn S Buckler, Alessandro F Gualtieri and Alessandro Vescogni
    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2013 6:7
  30. Current reforms in undergraduate biology education are advancing research experiences in laboratory courses. Such experiences in evolutionary biology have largely been limited to microbial systems.

    Authors: Christopher W Beck, Lawrence S Blumer and Jakob Habib
    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2013 6:5
  31. As outlined in the introductory article “The Neverending Story—Using the Narrative as a Fundamental Approach to Teaching Biology and Beyond,” historical storytelling has the potential to add understanding and ...

    Authors: Marcus Kumala
    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2010 6:278

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