Effects of domain-specific epistemic beliefs and prior attitudes on source rankings

Saskia Brand-Gruwel, Johan Van Strien, Sander Kurvers

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    Abstract

    The study evaluated the effect of personal epistemic beliefs (domain specific) and prior attitudes on source evaluation of sources with a variety of trustworthiness from a hard and soft domain (biology and economics)? The study is conducted in higher education. A strong relation was found of attitude and sourcing activities of students.
    Original languageEnglish
    Publication statusPublished - 2017
    Event17th Biennial EARLI Conference for Research on Learning and Instruction - Tampere, Finland
    Duration: 29 Aug 20172 Sep 2017

    Conference

    Conference17th Biennial EARLI Conference for Research on Learning and Instruction
    Country/TerritoryFinland
    CityTampere
    Period29/08/172/09/17

    Keywords

    • sourcing
    • attitude
    • epistimic cognition

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