ERIC Number: EJ667042
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003
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Intentions and Beliefs in Students' Understanding and Acceptance of Biological Evolution.
Sinatra, Gale M.; Southerland, Sherry A.; McConaughy, Frances; Demastes, James W.
Journal of Research in Science Teaching, v40 n5 p510-28 May 2003
Examines the intersection of students' understanding and acceptance of evolution and their epistemological beliefs and cognitive dispositions. Hypothesizes that there would be a relationship between understanding and acceptance. Involves (n=93) undergraduate, non-major biology students in the study. Reports no relationship between students, epistemological beliefs, or their general acceptance of animal evolution or photosynthesis. (Contains 58 references.) (Author/YDS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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