Mark Bland, Ph.D
Ph.D., Science Education, University of Northern Colorado, 2004.
Started at UCA in 2004
BIOL 1400 Biology for General Education
BIOL 4415 Evolution
SCI 4190 Internship I
SCI 4315 Integrated Methods for Mathematics and Science
SCI 4400 Secondary Science Methods
SCI 4410 Concepts of Science
SCI 4680/4681 Internship II
I am studying the perceptions of students, teachers and the general public towards scientific topics that are regarded as controversial or contentious, such as evolution education. I also am interested in visual learning and pattern recognition in humans and other species.
Bland, M. W., & Morrison, B. (2015). The Experimental Detection of an Emotional Response to the Idea of Evolution. The American Biology Teacher, 77(6), 16-23.
Bland, M. W., and Moore, R. (2011). McLean v. Arkansas (1982) and beyond: Implications for biology professors. Journal of College Science Teaching 40(5), 75- 84.
Bland, M. W., Saunders, G, & Kreps, J. (2007). In defense of the lecture. Journal of College Science Teaching 37(2), 10-13.