The positive effect of role models in evolution instruction

  title={The positive effect of role models in evolution instruction},
  author={E. Holt and T. Ogden and S. Durham},
  journal={Evolution: Education and Outreach},
  • E. Holt, T. Ogden, S. Durham
  • Published 2018
  • Evolution: Education and Outreach
  • BackgroundPrevious research has identified numerous factors to explain why students have difficulty learning about evolution. [...] Key Result Likewise, knowledge and perceived relevance of evolution increased in sections with a role model instructor and with evidence-based evolution instruction. Otherwise, tested factors (the type of evolution instruction, inclusion of NOS, biology-major/nonmajor, GPA, or religiosity) were not shown to be associated with these three constructs.Expand Abstract
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