ERIC Number: EJ446456
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: 0
Teaching Evolution: Understanding and Applying the Nature of Science.
Scharmann, Lawrence C.; Harris, William M., Jr.
Journal of Research in Science Teaching, v29 n4 p375-88 Apr 1992
Indicates statistically significant increases for participants in three-week institute involving measures of their acceptance of theory of evolution, measures of their understanding of both applied evolutionary principles and nature of applied science, and measures of their reduced anxieties regarding teaching of evolution. Further, participants retained effects of institute as indicated on all measures, eight months later. (39 references) (JJK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Policymakers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special Issue. Teaching about the History and Nature of Science and Technology.