Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Carey, Robert F.
Feinstein School of Education and Human Development
Employing grounded theory methodology informed by microethnographic discourse analysis, studies the classroom conversations, interviews with students and teachers, and students' written texts in a high stakes test preparation program for tenth graders to determine the effects students and teachers have upon one another's epistemological beliefs concerning the source of knowledge. Students were preparing for the Connecticut Academic Performance Test (CAPT).
Bierman, Donald Bruce, "A Qualitative Study of the Epistemological Interplay between Teachers and Students in a High Stakes Testing Environment" (2008). Master's Theses, Dissertations, Graduate Research and Major Papers Overview. 11.
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