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Fall Faculty Conference 2017: Personal Epistemology

Presentation and links for Fall Faculty Conference 2017

Personal Epistemologies


Primary Article

Crooks, S. M. (2017). Finding place in higher education: An epistemological analysis. Canadian Journal For The     
Scholarship Of Teaching And Learning, 8(1), p. 1-13.


Baxter-Magolda, M. B. (1992). Knowing and reasoning in college: Gender-Related patterns in students’ intellectual      
     development. San Francisco: Jossey Bass.

Baxter-Magolda, M. B. (1999). Creating contexts for learning and self-authorship: Constructivist-developmental pedagogy.
     Nashville, TN: Vanderbilt Press.

Baxter-Magolda, M. B; (2004). Making their own way: Narratives for transforming higher education to promote self–
Sterling V: Stylus Press.

Beers, S. (1988). Epistemological assumptions and college teaching: Interactions in the College classroom. Journal of
     Research and Development in Education
, 4, 87-94.

Festinger, L. (1957). A theory of cognitive dissonance. California: Stanford University Press.

Finnie, R., & Qiu, T. (2008). Patterns of persistence in post-secondary education in Canada: Evidence from the YITS-B
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Hofer, B. K. (2001). Personal epistemology research: Implications for learning and teaching. Journal of Educational
     Psychology Review,
13(4), 353-383.

Hofer, B. K. (2004). Exploring the dimensions of personal epistemology in differing classroom contexts: Student
     interpretations during the first years of college
. Contemporary Educational Psychology, 29 (2), 129-163.

Hofer, B. K., & Pintrich, P. R. (1997). The development of epistemological theories: Beliefs about knowledge and knowing
     and their relation to learning
. Review of Educational Research, 67(1), 88-140.

Kaartinen-Koutaniemi, M., & Lindbloom-Ylaanne, S. (2012). Personal epistemologies of university students: Individual
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King, P. M., & Kitchener, K. S. (1994). Developing reflective judgment: Understanding and promoting intellectual growth and
     critical thinking in adolescents and adults
San Francisco, CA:

Jossey Bass. King, P.M., & Kitchener, K.S. (2004). Reflective judgment: Theory and research on the development of
     epistemic assumptions through adulthood
. Educational Psychologist, 39(1), 5-18.

Kuhn, D. (1991). The skills of argument. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.

Perry, W. (1970). Forms of intellectual and ethical development in college years: A scheme. New York: Holt, Rinehart and

Schommer, M. (1998). The influence of age and education on epistemological beliefs. British Journal of Educational
68(4) 551-562.

Tinto, V. (1987). Leaving college: Re-thinking the causes and cures of student attrition. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago