The Development of Epistemologieal Theories : Beliefs About Knowledge and Knowing and Their Relation to Learning

@inproceedings{Hofer2002TheDO,
  title={The Development of Epistemologieal Theories : Beliefs About Knowledge and Knowing and Their Relation to Learning},
  author={Barbara Hofer and Paul R. Pintrich},
  year={2002}
}
There have been a number of research programs that have investigated students' thinking and beliefs about the nature of knowledge and knowing, including definitions of knowledge, how knowledge is constructed, and how knowledge is evaluated. However, these different research programs have pursued varying definitions and conceptual frameworks and used quite different methodologies to examine students' epistemological beliefs and thinking. In the first section of this article, we provide a… CONTINUE READING
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