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Synopsis: This handbook explains why so many students reject evolution and helps science instructors better understand students' Creationist beliefs.
About the Author: Brian J. Alters, Ph.D. lead author, holds appointments internationally at McGill University, Montreal, where he was recently names William Dawson Scholar, and at Harvard University, Cambridge. Dr. Alters is Director of the newly created Evolution Education Research Centre.
Sandra M. Alters, Ph.D. is a former Associate Professor of Biology and Education at the University of Missouri-St. Louis, and former Associate Professor of Biology at Salem State College (MA). Dr. Alters has authored three textbooks in addition to her most recent, Understanding Life, 3/e, and has written over 60 chapters and features in books about biology, evolution, and science education.
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