Brownlee, Jo, Gregory Schraw, and Donna Berthelsen, "The Nature of Teachers' Personal Epistemologies," pp 3-21 in Jo Brownlee, Gregory Schraw, and Donna Berthelsen, eds., Personal Epistemology and Teacher Education. New York: Routledge, 2012.


Describes the field of educational research that focuses on teachers' personal epistemologies; reviews paradigms and samples research in this field; ties the discussion to the preparation of pre-service teachers and in-service teachers.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Enactment and Teaching

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Teacher Knowledge


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