Focus on interdisciplinary pluralism in curricula design
Given the complex conceptual history of evolution science in the human domain, students should be explicitly engaged in understanding the similarities and differences between gene-centric conceptions of evolution and interdisciplinary, trait-centered conceptions of evolutionary change in complex adaptive systems, especially within the domains of human behavior, cognition, and culture (see Hanisch & Eirdosh 2020).
- Type OpenEvo Policy Synthesis
- School Improvement Goals Conceptual coherence
- Learning goals Conceptual Thinking, Metacognitive Competency
- Relevant projects OpenEvo
Relevant frameworks for supporting pluralism in the curriculum
- Culturally competent evolution education (ReCCEE practices; Barnes & Brownell 2018)