ERIC Number: EJ679742
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2003
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Using a Contextual Approach in Teaching Evolutionary Theory and Its Attendant Controversy to Undergraduates.
Sheppard, Carol A.; Prischmann, Deirdre A.
Bioscene, v29 n2 p25-33 May 2003
Develops activities based on pedagogical research that indicate that student engagement and comprehension are enhanced by methodologies that promote active participation, critical thinking, and an interdisciplinary, contextualist approach to teach evolutionary theory to students in an upper-division, capstone course. Provides critical thinking questions, web sites, a rubric, and review of resources to place evolutionary theory in other contexts. (Contains 57 references.) (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
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