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International Journal of Educational Research

Volume 45, Number 1

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Number of articles: 6

  1. The domain generality–specificity of epistemological beliefs: A theoretical problem, a methodological problem or both?

    Margarita Limón

    Research on epistemological beliefs has clearly increased in the last decade. Even though the construct is clearer and relevant data are being collected, there are important theoretical and... More

    pp. 7-27

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  2. Examining the dual nature of epistemological beliefs

    Michelle M. Buehl & Patricia A. Alexander

    With respect to the specificity and structure of epistemological beliefs, we contend that beliefs about knowledge are reflective of the multidimensional, multilayered, and interactive nature of... More

    pp. 28-42

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  3. Epistemological understanding in different judgment domains: Relationships with gender, grade level, and curriculum

    Lucia Mason, Angela Boldrin & Giovanna Zurlo

    This article reports a theoretically based study on the model of development of epistemological understanding proposed by Kuhn (2000) [Kuhn, D. (2000). Theory of mind, metacognition, and reasoning:... More

    pp. 43-56

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  4. Epistemic dimensions of students’ mathematics-related belief systems

    Peter Op ’t Eynde, Erik De Corte & Lieven Verschaffel

    Over the years, research on students’ epistemological beliefs has resulted in a growing common understanding but there are still some major points of discussion. Especially, the lack of consensus... More

    pp. 57-70

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  5. Teachers’ beliefs and practices within and across domains

    Lori Olafson & Gregory Schraw

    This article explores the issue of domain generality of epistemological beliefs and world views of practicing teachers in the context of elementary school teaching. We describe ongoing research... More

    pp. 71-84

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  6. Domain specificity of personal epistemology: Resolved questions, persistent issues, new models

    Barbara K. Hofer

    Beliefs that individuals hold about knowledge and knowing, or what has been termed “personal epistemology”, are related to learning and achievement in complex ways. These beliefs are also... More

    pp. 85-95

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