Students' epistemological beliefs and approaches to learning

Year: 2002

Author: Chan, Kwok-wai

Type of paper: Abstract refereed

This research attempts to examine the relationship between epistemological beliefs and study approaches of teacher education students. Pearson correlation coefficients analysis indicated there were significant relations among four dimensions of epistemological beliefs and three study approaches, including the associated motive and strategy components. Implications were drawn for class teaching and learning as well as future research in this area.