The Psychology Of Beliefs About Knowledge And KnowingeBook - 2002
This is the first book to provide a comprehensive overview of the theoretical and methodological approaches to the study of personal epistemology from a psychological and educational perspective. Both theory building and empirical research have grown dramatically in the past decade but, until now, this work has not been pulled together in a single volume. That is the mission of this volume whose state-of-the-art theory and research are likely to define the field for the next 20 years. Key features of this important new book include: Pioneering Contributors--The book provides current perspectives of each of the major theoreticians and researchers who pioneered this growing field, as well as contributions from new researchers. Diverse Perspectives--The contributors represent a variety of perspectives, including education, educational psychology, developmental psychology, higher education, and science and mathematics education. Editorial Integration--Opening and closing chapters by the editors set out key issues confronting the field.
Publisher: Mahwah, N.J. : L. Erlbaum, c2002.
Characteristics: xii, 430 p. : ill., charts ; 25 cm.