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Book Details

  • Hardcover
  • Bookstore's Wholesale Price: $106.00
  • February 2016
  • ISBN: 978-0-393-93793-0
  • 896 pages
  • Territory Rights: Worldwide


Second Edition


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Carl T. Bergstrom (Author, University of Washington), Lee Alan Dugatkin (Author, University of Louisville)

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The free Coursepack offers a variety of review activities and assessment materials for instructors who use Blackboard and other learning management systems. In addition to chapter-based assignments, test banks, and animations, the Coursepack includes InQuizitive modules that develop the core foundational skills students need to do well in the course. All modules were written by Christine Andrews, Senior Lecturer at University of Chicago. Multiple choice and short answer questions—new to the Second Edition—correspond to key charts and graphs from the text.

Blackboard 9 Coursepack Access Resource
Desire2Learn Coursepack Access Resource
Moodle 2.5 Coursepack Access Resource
Canvas IMS Access Resource

Instructor's Manual

The Instructor’s Manual, revised by Matthew Gruwell of Penn State—Erie, assists professors in preparing rich classroom lectures. Every chapter of the manual includes learning objectives, a chapter summary, answers to review or end-of-chapter questions from the text, and an updated video list.

Instructor's Manual, PDFSample, PDF
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Art Slides

All of the art is prepared for instructor use and presentation, in both labeled and unlabeled forms.

Art Slides, PowerPoint Access Resource
Unlabeled Art Slides, PowerPoint Access Resource
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Based on feedback from reviewers regarding the topics that students find most challenging, nine process animations—available in tablet- and mobile-compatible formats—bring some of the course’s most complex topics to life. Animation topics include:
- Natural Selection (Chapter 3)
- Phylogenetic Trees (Chapter 4)
- Mutations (Chapter 6)
- Population Genetics (Chapter 7)
- Genetic Drift (Chapter 8)
- Molecular Evolution (Chapter 8)
- Adaptive Landscape (Chapter 9)
- Speciation (Chapter 14)
- Non-random Mating (Chapter 17)

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Test Bank

The Test Bank has been extensively revised for the Second Edition. Every chapter now includes 35 multiple choice questions and 15 short answer questions—5-10 of which are based on modified art from the text. Each question is classified by Bloom’s taxonomy, section, learning objective, and difficulty level, making it easy for instructors to prepare meaningful and diagnostic exams.

Test Bank, EXAMVIEW® 9.1 Assessment Suite, Win
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Test Bank, EXAMVIEW® 9.1 Assessment Suite, Mac
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Test Bank, Blackboard 6-7 Access Resource
Test Bank, Blackboard 7.1-9 Access Resource
Test Bank, Angel Access Resource
Test Bank, RTF Access Resource
Test Bank, PDF Access Resource
Test Bank, Desire2Learn Access Resource
Test Bank, Canvas Access Resource


Likelihood Methods and Bayesian Methods for Phylogenetic Inference Access Resource