Which science disciplines are pertinent?: impact of epistemological beliefs on students' choices

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The growth of scientific and technological knowledge in modern societies has lead to an increase of specialization of knowledge and expertise. Most socio-scientific issues are far too complex to be understood deeply by laypersons. From various disciplines we have to choose pertinent ones if we want to rely on expert advice. Epistemological beliefs might be… (More)

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@inproceedings{Porsch2010WhichSD, title={Which science disciplines are pertinent?: impact of epistemological beliefs on students' choices}, author={Torsten Porsch and Rainer Bromme}, booktitle={ICLS}, year={2010} }