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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. 2020; 82293–101 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.2.93
Published: 01 February 2020
... Before Genetics Course After Genetics Course Stayed with Theistic Evolutionism Mia: “Many people I know think [evolution] is wrong, and if you have the slightest interest in evolution you are a bad Christian. I strongly disagree.” Mia: “I strongly believe that evolution was part of God's plan...
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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. 2015; 776413–420 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2015.77.6.413
Published: 01 August 2015
...Mark W. Bland; Elizabeth Morrison Evolution is widely regarded as biology's unifying theme, yet rates of rejection of evolutionary science remain high. Anecdotal evidence suggests that cognitive dissonance leading to an emotional response is a barrier to learning about and accepting evolution. We...
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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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<b>Acceptance</b> of (A) <b>evolution</b> 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 <b>evolution</b> <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. 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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The American Biology Teacher. 2002; 64121–28 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4451231
Published: 01 January 2002
...), 115-125. Zimmerman 4 115 87 Ohio Journal of Science 1987 High School Biology Teachers' IRovv ede Sructure, Acceptance & Teaching of Evolution MICHAEL L. RUTLEDGE MELISSA A. MITCHELL volutionary theory is the central and unify- ing theme of the discipline of biology. Its broad explanatory...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1987; 49293–98 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4448445
Published: 01 February 1987
.... Creation Research Society Quarterly, 12, 84-88. Wolfrum 84 12 Creation Research Society Quarterly 1975 The Role of S>cientific Understanding in College Student Acceptance of Evolution Ronald L. Johnson E. Edward Peeples E. Edward Peeples is a professor of biological sciences/genetics at the...
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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. 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. 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; 802116–123 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.2.116
Published: 01 February 2018
.... Following this blueprint, we developed a program using Trinidadian guppies and implemented it in 7th grade classrooms in Colorado. Pre- and post-program assessments revealed significant increases in both the understanding and acceptance of evolution among participants. Authentic science experiments using...
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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; 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. 2015; 772113–116 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2015.77.2.6
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...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 80292–99 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.2.92
Published: 01 February 2018
... practices to learn about natural selection. We also report results from pre and post assessments in an AP Biology class which demonstrate students' learning gains and increased acceptance of evolution. Moving students to a desired understanding of a phenomenon is not merely a...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2014; 762109–117 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2014.76.2.7
Published: 01 February 2014
... the geological time frame in which each species lived. On the basis of their data, and using similar scientific methods as paleoanthropologists, students will come to evidence-based conclusions about hominin evolution similar to those accepted by the scientific community (e.g., Tattersall...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 825279–288 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.5.279
Published: 01 May 2020
... . Mojica , F.J. , Díez-Villaseñor , C. , García-Martínez , J. & Soria , E. ( 2005 ). Intervening sequences of regularly spaced prokaryotic repeats derive from foreign genetic elements . Journal of Molecular Evolution , 60 , 174 – 182 . Qiu , P. , Jiang , J. , Liu...