Meaning Making Inside and Outside the Academic Arena: Investigating the Contextuality of Epistemological Development in College Students
- The Journal of General Education
- Penn State University Press
- Volume 56, Numbers 3&4, 2007
- pp. 228-251
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By investigating undergraduates’ epistemological orientations and processes in academic and personal contexts, this study examined whether and how epistemological development in one context is related to development in another context. It is difficult to know how holistic epistemological development is. Our findings suggest there are contextual differences in students’ epistemologies.