Evolution Education Around the Globe

  • Hasan Deniz
  • Lisa A. Borgerding

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
  3. North and South America

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 13-13
    2. Patricia J. Friedrichsen, Larry G. Brown, Johannes Schul
      Pages 41-58
    3. Alma Adrianna Gómez Galindo, Alejandra García Franco, María Teresa Guerra Ramos, Eréndira Alvarez Pérez, José de la Cruz Torres Frías
      Pages 101-118
    4. Alandeom W. Oliveira, Kristin L. Cook
      Pages 119-136
  4. Europe

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 153-153
    2. Michael J. Reiss
      Pages 155-167
    3. J. Roger Downie, Ronan Southcott, Paul S. Braterman, N. J. Barron
      Pages 169-194
    4. Panagiotis K. Stasinakis, Kostas Kampourakis
      Pages 195-212
    5. Marie-Pierre Quessada, Pierre Clément
      Pages 213-233
    6. Erich Eder, Victoria Seidl, Joshua Lange, Dittmar Graf
      Pages 235-260
  5. Middle East

  6. Asia

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 313-313
    2. Yoon Fah Lay, Eng Tek Ong, Crispina Gregory K. Han, Sane Hwui Chan
      Pages 357-374
    3. Kamisah Osman, Rezzuana Razali, Nurnadiah Mohamed Bahri
      Pages 375-390
  7. Africa

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 407-407
  8. New Zealand

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 429-429
    2. Alison Campbell
      Pages 431-446
  9. Conclusion

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 447-447
    2. Lisa A. Borgerding, Hasan Deniz
      Pages 449-464

About this book


This edited book provides a global view on evolution education. It describes the state of evolution education in different countries that are representative of geographical regions around the globe such as Eastern Europe, Western Europe, North Africa, South Africa, North America, South America,Middle East, Far East, South East Asia, Australia, and New Zealand.Studies in evolution education literature can be divided into three main categories: (a) understanding the interrelationships among cognitive, affective, epistemological, and religious factors that are related to peoples’ views about evolution, (b) designing, implementing, evaluating evolution education curriculum that reflects contemporary evolution understanding, and (c) reducing antievolutionary attitudes. This volume systematically summarizes the evolution education literature across these three categories for each country or geographical region. The individual chapters thus include common elements that facilitate a cross-cultural meta-analysis. Written for a primarily academic audience, this book provides a much-needed common background for future evolution education research across the globe.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Hasan Deniz
    • 1
  • Lisa A. Borgerding
    • 2
  1. 1.College of EducationUniversity of Nevada Las VegasLas VegasUSA
  2. 2.College of Education, Health, and Human ServicesKent State UniversityKentUSA

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature 2018
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Education
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-90938-7
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-90939-4
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