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Title: Do prior attitudes influence epistemic cognition while reading conflicting information?
Authors: Van Strien, Johan
Brand-Gruwel, Saskia
Boshuizen, Els
Keywords: epistemic cognition
prior attitudes
conflicting information
multiple texts
Issue Date: 10-Sep-2012
Abstract: Students spontaneously engage in epistemic cognition when reading conflicting scientific information. This study examines how this epistemic cognition is related to students’ actual beliefs. In addition, the interplay of students’ epistemic beliefs and prior attitudes when encountering conflicting and partly attitude-inconsistent information on a controversial socio-scientific is studied using think-aloud methods.
Description: Van Strien, J. L. H., Brand-Gruwel, S., & Boshuizen, H. P. A. (2012, August). Do prior attitudes influence epistemic cognition while reading conflicting information? Poster presented at the biannual meeting of the EARLI Special Interest Group Comprehension of Text and Graphics, Grenoble, France.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1820/4390
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