Using Avida-ED for Teaching and Learning About Evolution in Undergraduate Introductory Biology Courses

  title={Using Avida-ED for Teaching and Learning About Evolution in Undergraduate Introductory Biology Courses},
  author={Elena Bray Speth and Tammy M Long and Robert T. Pennock and Diane Ebert-May},
  journal={Evolution: Education and Outreach},
Evolution is a complex subject that requires knowledge of basic biological concepts and the ability to connect them across multiple scales of time, space, and biological organization. Avida-ED is a digital evolution educational software environment designed for teaching and learning about evolution and the nature of science in undergraduate biology courses. This study describes our backward design approach to developing an instructional activity using Avida-ED for teaching and learning about… CONTINUE READING
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