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Table 1.
The differences and similarities between the six minutes of ReCCEE practices used in the current study and ReCCEE practices used in Barnes et al. (2017a).
Component of InstructionSix minutes of ReCCEE practices in the current studyAbout two hours of ReCCEE practices in Barnes et al. (2017a) 
Presentation of a spectrum of viewpoints on evolution and religion 
  • Presentation of viewpoints on the relationship between religion and evolution from atheistic evolution to special creationism on a PowerPoint slide

 
  • Presentation of viewpoints on the relationship between religion and evolution from atheistic evolution to special creationism on a PowerPoint slide

  • Presentation of different religious denominations and their views on evolution on a PowerPoint slide

 
Presentation of religious scientist role models 
  • Presentation of two religious scientist role models on a PowerPoint slide

 
  • One religious biologist video-conferenced with students for half of a class period and discussed his reconciliation of religion and evolution

 
Explanation of the bounded nature of science 
  • Presentation on the bounded nature of science using the Non-Overlapping Magisteria (Gould, 1997) on a PowerPoint slide

 
  • Students read Science, Evolution, and Creationism to understand the nature of science (NAS, 2008)

  • Students watched videos of instructor describing the nature of science

 
Component of InstructionSix minutes of ReCCEE practices in the current studyAbout two hours of ReCCEE practices in Barnes et al. (2017a) 
Presentation of a spectrum of viewpoints on evolution and religion 
  • Presentation of viewpoints on the relationship between religion and evolution from atheistic evolution to special creationism on a PowerPoint slide

 
  • Presentation of viewpoints on the relationship between religion and evolution from atheistic evolution to special creationism on a PowerPoint slide

  • Presentation of different religious denominations and their views on evolution on a PowerPoint slide

 
Presentation of religious scientist role models 
  • Presentation of two religious scientist role models on a PowerPoint slide

 
  • One religious biologist video-conferenced with students for half of a class period and discussed his reconciliation of religion and evolution

 
Explanation of the bounded nature of science 
  • Presentation on the bounded nature of science using the Non-Overlapping Magisteria (Gould, 1997) on a PowerPoint slide

 
  • Students read Science, Evolution, and Creationism to understand the nature of science (NAS, 2008)

  • Students watched videos of instructor describing the nature of science

 
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