Poster Session  |   July 2015
A Longitudinal Study of Occupational Therapy Students’ Beliefs About Knowledge and Knowing
Author Affiliations
  • University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Bartlett, Tennessee
Article Information
Education of OTs and OTAs / Health Services Research and Education
Poster Session   |   July 2015
A Longitudinal Study of Occupational Therapy Students’ Beliefs About Knowledge and Knowing
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, July 2015, Vol. 69, 6911510147p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2015.69S1-PO5100
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, July 2015, Vol. 69, 6911510147p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2015.69S1-PO5100
Abstract

Date Presented 4/17/2015

Epistemic and ontological cognition (EOC) affect learning and achievement and are important for educators to understand. This longitudinal study found that students demonstrated significantly weaker beliefs in justification of knowledge by authority by the end of the didactic portion of the program.