ERIC Number: EJ312676
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: 0
Creationism and Doublespeak.
Koballa, Thomas R.; Montague, Earl J.
Science Teacher, v52 n1 p28-30 Jan 1985
Reports on techniques used by creationists to argue against evolution. They include intensifying or downplaying messages, omitting information, associating creationists beliefs with other beliefs, quoting out of context, and others. Also suggests that learning to read critically will help students evaluate creationists' rhetoric. (DH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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