ERIC Number: EJ463068
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: 0
"The Map Is the Territory!" The Viewpoints of Biology Students on the Theory of Evolution.
Zaim-Idrissi, Khadija; And Others
Alberta Journal of Educational Research, v39 n1 p59-72 Mar 1993
Semistructured interviews with 15 masters-level biology students revealed that most proposed deterministic explanations of evolutionary processes, ignored the role of chance, seemed unaware of debates over deterministic versus probabilistic models of evolution, and confused evolutionary theory (a model) with the actual complex processes it attempts to explain. (SV)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme issue focusing on educational research in Quebec.