ERIC Number: EJ1093980
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015-Mar
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How College-Level Introductory Instruction Can Impact Student Epistemological Beliefs
Ding, Lin; Mollohan, Katherine N.
Journal of College Science Teaching, v44 n4 Mar 2015
This article describes a survey study of college students' epistemologies about biology and learning biology. Specifically, the authors examined the differences between science and nonscience majors and their changes in epistemologies over the course of a semester of instruction.
Descriptors: College Students, Student Surveys, Biology, Epistemology, Majors (Students), Nonmajors, Science Instruction, College Science, Student Attitudes
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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