“It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives.  It is the one that is the most adaptable to change.”  Charles Darwin



BIOLOGY 702 – Teaching Evolution: Online Course for Teachers


Instructor:      Dr. Mildred A. Hoover, Assistant Professor, Biology Department

Telephone:     (978) 542-7905                                   Office:  MH 416

                                    Email:   mhoover@salemstate.edu


Description:  Evolution is one of the most important and most widely misunderstood concepts in science.  This online course helps science teachers and anyone interesting in learning more about evolution deepen their understanding of evolutionary concepts.


Prerequisites:  BA or BS in a Natural Science and prior permission of the instructor.  Within the context of this course, students must be prepared to use PowerPoint, Web Publishing, MSExcel, MSWord, spreadsheets for record keeping and data analysis, Internet search and retrieval, and abide by copyright laws.