Misconceptions about the Settlement of the Americas: Interview with Kenneth L. Feder Authors
Overcoming Obstacles to Evolution Education
First Online: 21 May 2011 DOI:
Cite this article as: Branch, G. & Meikle, W.E. Evo Edu Outreach (2011) 4: 262. doi:10.1007/s12052-011-0340-7 Abstract
Kenneth L. Fedder
Kenneth L. Feder, a specialist in archaeological pseudoscience, addresses prevalent misconceptions about the settlement of the Americas, discussing how they are stimulated by ethnic pride and religious faith, propagated uncritically in the media, and accepted by students. Sources of information on such misconceptions and strategies for helping students to overcome them are briefly sketched.
Keywords Kenneth L. Feder Settlement of the Americas Archaeology Pseudoscience
Interview conducted by Glenn Branch and W. Eric Meikle
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