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Epistemic beliefs in action: Spontaneous reflections about knowledge and knowing during online information searching and their influence on learning
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Learning and Instruction Volume 21, Number 1, ISSN 0959-4752 Publisher: Elsevier Ltd

Abstract

In the present study it was investigated whether high school students are spontaneously able to reflect epistemologically during online searching for information about a controversial topic. In addition, we examined whether activating epistemic beliefs is related to individual characteristics, such as prior knowledge of the topic and argumentative reasoning skill; also whether learning from the Web is influenced by epistemic beliefs in action and the ability to detect fallacies in arguments. The participants (

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Mason, L., Ariasi, N. & Boldrin, A. (2011). Epistemic beliefs in action: Spontaneous reflections about knowledge and knowing during online information searching and their influence on learning. Learning and Instruction, 21(1), 137-151. Elsevier Ltd. Retrieved November 20, 2019 from .

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Full text is availabe on Science Direct: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.learninstruc.2010.01.001

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