University Evolution Education: The Effect of Evolution Instruction on Biology Majors’ Content Knowledge, Attitude Toward Evolution, and Theistic Position

@article{Rice2010UniversityEE,
  title={University Evolution Education: The Effect of Evolution Instruction on Biology Majors’ Content Knowledge, Attitude Toward Evolution, and Theistic Position},
  author={Justin W. Rice and Joanne Kaye Olson and James T. Colbert},
  journal={Evolution: Education and Outreach},
  year={2010},
  volume={4},
  pages={137-144}
}
Issues regarding understanding of evolution and resistance to evolution education in the United States are of key importance to biology educators at all levels. While research has measured student views toward evolution at single points in time, few studies have been published investigating whether views of college seniors are any different than first-year students in the same degree program. Additionally, students choosing to major in biological sciences have largely been overlooked, as if… CONTINUE READING

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