Remmele, M. & Lindemann-Matthies, P. (2020). Dead or alive? Teacher students’ perception of invasive alien animal species and attitudes towards their management, EURASIA Journal of Mathematics, Science and Technology Education, 16(5).
This study investigated the perception of 13 invasive alien animal species (IAAS) by 220 teacher students and their attitudes towards species management, either with or without prior information about the IAAS presented.
Material and methods
In a first questionnaire, the IAAS (eight vertebrates, five invertebrates) were presented as photographs and their invasive status was not revealed. In a second questionnaire, one half of the participants received information about the invasiv