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ERIC Number: EJ473765
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
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ISSN: ISSN-0022-0663
Epistemological Development and Academic Performance among Secondary Students.
Schommer, Marlene
Journal of Educational Psychology, v85 n3 p406-11 Sep 1993
An epistemological questionnaire assessing student beliefs about simple knowledge, certain knowledge, quick learning, and fixed ability to learn was administered to more than 1,000 high school students. Results demonstrate some epistemological development during high school and suggest that epistemological beliefs predict grade point average. (SLD)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Speeches/Meeting Papers; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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Note: An earlier version of this paper was presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Assn. (Atlanta, GA, April 12-16, 1993).