Ohio High School Biology Teachers' Views of State Standard for Evolution: Impacts on Practice
Borgerding, Lisa A., Science Educator
High school biology teachers face many challenges as they teach evolution. State standards for evolution may provide support for sound evolution instruction. This study attempts to build upon previous work by investigating teachers' views of evolution standards and their evolution practices in a state where evolution standards have been much-contested. This study employed a sequential explanatory mixed methods approach investigating the views of 129 Ohio high school biology teachers. Participants completed two surveys targeting their views of evolution standards and evolution teaching practices. Using a checklist, participants also indicated the evolution topics they …
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Publication information: Article title: Ohio High School Biology Teachers' Views of State Standard for Evolution: Impacts on Practice. Contributors: Borgerding, Lisa A. - Author. Journal title: Science Educator. Volume: 21. Issue: 1 Publication date: Summer 2012. Page number: 19+. © National Science Education Leadership Association Spring 2008. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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