The Creationist Down the Hall: Does It Matter When Teachers Teach Creationism?
Tags: CREATIONISM -- Study & teaching; BIOLOGY -- Study & teaching (Higher); EVOLUTION (Biology) -- Study & teaching; COLLEGE students -- Attitudes; COLLEGE students -- Religious life; BIOLOGY teachers
- America's Anti-Evolution Movement. Moore, Randy // Academic Questions;Spring2002, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p69
Discusses attacks on the teaching of evolution in schools in the United States. Certain states' encouragement of teachers to avoid evolution or to pretend that it does not exist; Attacks by creationists on the teaching of evolution; Legal decisions involving the creationism-evolution controversy.
- Evolutionary Excesses: A Response to Moore. Barr, Stephen M. // Academic Questions;Spring2002, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p79
Comments on an article by Randy Moore in the journal 'Academic Questions,' about the evolution-creationism debate in the United States. Reasons why many people oppose the teaching of evolution; Criticism of the way evolution is taught; Limits of the right to decide for other people what their...
- Don Aguillard. Moore, Randy // Reports of the National Center for Science Education;Jan/Feb2011, Vol. 31 Issue 1, p8
The article focuses on biology teacher Donald W. Aguillard. It narrates his participation as the lead plaintiff in the court case Edwards v. Aguillard, which challenges a Louisiana law that requires balanced treatment for creationism and evolution in public schools. It also mentions that the...
- Evolution critics seek role for unseen hand in education. Gura, Trisha // Nature;3/21/2002, Vol. 416 Issue 6878, p250
Focuses on the debate regarding the teaching of evolution and creationism in American schools in Cleveland, Ohio. Inclusion of 'intelligent design' in biology lessons; Protests of scientist; Views of Stephen Meyer and Jonathan Wells on 'intelligent design.'
- Creationist vs. Evolutionary Beliefs: Effects on Learning Biology. McKeachie, Wilbert J.; Yi-Guang Lin; Strayer, James // American Biology Teacher;Mar2002, Vol. 64 Issue 3, p189
Presents information on a study which examined the effects of evolutionary teachings on students in a biology class. Effect of biology courses in students' beliefs about evolution; Effects of the students' beliefs on their performance in biology class; Motivation and learning strategies of...
- CRITTERS! A Realistic Simulation for Teaching Evolutionary Biology. Latham II, Luke G.; Scully, Erik P. // American Biology Teacher;Jan2008, Vol. 70 Issue 1, p30
The article discusses using the Critters! computer model for teaching evolution in biology suitable for a college course. The heritable traits for digital organisms provided in the Critters! computer model are explored which include the egg hatching period, sensing range and adult size....
- NABT unveils new statement on teaching evolution. // American Biology Teacher;Jan1996, Vol. 58 Issue 1, p61
Reports on the National Association of Biology Teachers' (NABT) endorsement of several views of science, evolution and biology education. Outcome of evolution; Establishment of evidence for organic evolution; Confusions about the nature and processes of science.
- Student Attitudes toward Web-Enhanced Instruction in an Introductory Biology Course. Sanders, Diana W.; Morrison-Shetlar, Alison I. // Journal of Research on Computing in Education;Spring2001, Vol. 33 Issue 3, p251
Examines student attitudes toward the introduction of a Web component into a general biology course for undergraduate nonmajors at a midsized rural university. Chance for asynchronous learning outside the classroom; Assessment of effects of a Web-enhancement tool; College undergraduates'...
- College biology teaching: A literature review, recommendations & a research agenda. Gottfried, Sandra; Hoots, Rita // American Biology Teacher;Sep93, Vol. 55 Issue 6, p340
Discusses the thrust of the National Association of Biology Teachers (NABT) to support and define excellence in teaching at the collegiate level. Creation of a committee to carry out the NABT's objectives; Focus on the `seven fundamental topics' of a report by The Scientific Research Society...