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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 81271–76 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.2.71
Published: 01 February 2019
... knowledge, evolution acceptance, and understandings of the nature of science compared to results that have been found in similar studies in general biology teachers and preservice science teachers. Our results indicate that AP Biology teachers in the Southeast have understandings and levels of acceptance...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 80274–86 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.2.74
Published: 01 February 2018
... on student understanding and acceptance of evolution. We found that engagement in lessons with Avida-ED both supported student learning of fundamental evolution concepts and was associated with an increase in student acceptance of evolution as evidence-based science. In addition, we found a...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2015; 774250–257 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2015.77.4.4
Published: 01 April 2015
... cognition (NFC) – preference to engage in and enjoy thinking – and the student’s acceptance of ACC and evolution. The results revealed that students with a higher NFC were more accepting of both ACC and evolution. Future investigations should include evaluating the efficacy of different instructional...
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Average <b>acceptance</b> score increased significantly from pre- to post-test in ...
Published: 01 February 2018
Figure 5. Average acceptance score increased significantly from pre- to post-test in four of the ten cases. Figure 5. Average acceptance score increased significantly from pre- to post-test in four of the ten cases. Figure 5. Average acceptance score increased significantly from pre- to post-test in four of the ten cases. Figure 5. Average acceptance score increased significantly from pre- to post-test in four of the ten cases. More
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The American Biology Teacher. 2007; 696332–335 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4452173
Published: 01 August 2007
... Rutledge, M.L (1996). Indiana high school biology teachers and evolutionary theory: Acceptance and understanding. Doctoral dissertation, Ball State University. Rutledge, M.L. & Warden, M.A. (1999). The development and vali- dation of the Measure of Acceptance of the Theory of Evolution Instrument...
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Rates of <b>accepted</b> or published papers from course assignments written by un...
Published: 01 March 2020
Figure 2. Rates of accepted or published papers from course assignments written by undergraduate students in 2015 and 2016. Each student worked on only one article within the given period. Figure 2. Rates of accepted or published papers from course assignments written by undergraduate students Figure 2. Rates of accepted or published papers from course assignments written by undergraduate students in 2015 and 2016. Each student worked on only one article within the given period. Figure 2. Rates of accepted or published papers from course assignments written by undergraduate students More
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<b>Acceptance</b> of (A) evolution and (B) anthropogenic climate change (ACC) as g...
Published: 01 April 2015
Figure 2. Acceptance of (A) evolution and (B) anthropogenic climate change (ACC) as grouped by high, medium, and low need for cognition (NFC). Bars marked “A” are significantly different from those marked “B” (P &lt; 0.01). Figure 2. Acceptance of (A) evolution and (B) anthropogenic climate Figure 2. Acceptance of (A) evolution and (B) anthropogenic climate change (ACC) as grouped by high, medium, and low need for cognition (NFC). Bars marked “A” are significantly different from those marked “B” (P &lt; 0.01). Figure 2. Acceptance of (A) evolution and (B) anthropogenic climate More
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The relationship between precourse evolution <b>acceptance</b> and course achievem...
Published: 01 February 2015
Figure 1. The relationship between precourse evolution acceptance and course achievement. In this figure, the x-axis represents students’ numeric scores on the Measure of Acceptance of the Theory of Evolution (MATE) instrument from before the course began. The y-axis represents course Figure 1. The relationship between precourse evolution acceptance and course achievement. In this figure, the x-axis represents students’ numeric scores on the Measure of Acceptance of the Theory of Evolution (MATE) instrument from before the course began. The y-axis represents course More
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The American Biology Teacher. 2002; 64121–28 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4451231
Published: 01 January 2002
... Teachers College Record 1989 Hashweh, M.Z. (1987). Effects of subject- matter knowledge in the teaching of biology and physics. Teaching and Teacher Education, 3(2), 109-120. Hashweh 2 109 3 Teaching and Teacher Education 1987 Johnson, R.L. (1986). The acceptance of evolutionary theory...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1987; 49293–98 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4448445
Published: 01 February 1987
... Bible Science Newsletter 1973 Johnson, R.L. (1985). The acceptance of evolutionary theory by biology majors in colleges of the West North Central States. Greeley, CO: University of Northern Colorado; 229 p. Dissertation. Kitcher, P. (1982). Abusing science: The case against cre- ationism...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1987; 493149–152 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4448465
Published: 01 March 1987
... Folk Definitions Influence the Acceptance of Technical Vocabulary Joseph E. Laferriere Joseph E. Laferriere is a doctoral student in the Dept. of Ecology at the Univ. of Arizona (Tucson, AZ 85721). He has five years' expe- rience as a graduate teaching assistant at both the Univ. of Arizona and at the...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1975; 374244–247 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4445196
Published: 01 April 1975
... ACCEPTANCE OF THE THEORY OF EVOLUTION IN AMERICA: LOUIS AGASSIZ VS. ASA GRAY One of the strangest stories in this history of Amer- ican science is that involving the lives, thoughts, and publications of two men-Louis Agassiz and Asa Gray. These two men, who were so very different both in education and...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2014; 762101–108 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2014.76.2.6
Published: 01 February 2014
... achievement in introductory biology, but (2) assessment with constructed response was associated with a closed performance gap between students with and without a conflict. We suggest that differences in exam format and focus on student acceptance of evolution (either evidence-based or opinion), rather than...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 82293–101 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.2.93
Published: 01 February 2020
... at an evangelical Christian university. This included the presence of an instructor as a religious scientist role model who accepts evolution, and the use of the book The Language of God . We explored how this curriculum affected students' conceptions of religion and evolution using pre- and post...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 82272–79 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.2.72
Published: 01 February 2020
... consistently yields a falsely young radiocarbon “date” of a few thousand to a few tens of thousands of years, despite the fact that it is millions of years old. Science educators need to be aware of the details of these phenomena, to be able to advise students whose acceptance of biological evolution has been...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 792112–119 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.2.112
Published: 01 February 2017
...William L. Romine; Amber N. Todd Increasing both knowledge and acceptance of evolution are important outcomes of efforts to educate our students about the theory of evolution. Data were collected in the context of an 11-day short course focused on examining the evidence for evolution at a suburban...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 802106–115 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.2.106
Published: 01 February 2018
... affect their acceptance of evolution. In a previous study, we found that illustrating the potential compatibility of religion and evolution decreased the number of students who perceived a conflict between religion and evolution by 53 percent. However, in the previous study, the instruction on the...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1977; 392109–117 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4445813
Published: 01 February 1977
..., however, I understood field research design. I feel accomplished when a parallel insight dawns on a student of mine, and I enjoy teaching for such aware- nesses. Competency-Based Education: Can We Accept the Mettle of the Model? Ronald D. Simpson North Carolina State University Raleigh 27607 Contrary to...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 805353–358 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.5.353
Published: 01 May 2018
... accept or reject the four proposed locations, given their knowledge of possible pollutants from different land-use activities. Students work in teams to integrate methods used in determining water quality, such as chemical testing, macroinvertebrate surveys, and bacterial monitoring, into a defendable...
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Students’ ( N  = 125) average performance on a series of open-ended (OE) qu...
Published: 01 February 2020
Figure 3. Students’ ( N = 125) average performance on a series of open-ended (OE) questions that tested their ability to describe evolutionary principles. The mean percentage of acceptable responses before Avida-ED instruction (pre-Avida) was 43.60%. The mean percentage of acceptable responses Figure 3. Students’ ( N = 125) average performance on a series of open-ended (OE) questions that tested their ability to describe evolutionary principles. The mean percentage of acceptable responses before Avida-ED instruction (pre-Avida) was 43.60%. The mean percentage of acceptable responses More