Changing epistemological beliefs: the unexpected impact of a short-term intervention.

  title={Changing epistemological beliefs: the unexpected impact of a short-term intervention.},
  author={Dorothe Kienhues and Rainer Bromme and Elmar Stahl},
  journal={The British journal of educational psychology},
  volume={78 Pt 4},
BACKGROUND Previous research has shown that sophisticated epistemological beliefs exert a positive influence on students' learning strategies and learning outcomes. This gives a clear educational relevance to studies on the development of methods for promoting a change in epistemological beliefs and making them more sophisticated. AIMS To investigate the potential for influencing domain-specific epistemological beliefs through a short instructional intervention. SAMPLE On the basis of their… CONTINUE READING

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