Correction to: The role of educational context in beliefs about knowledge, information, and truth: an exploratory study

European Journal of Psychology of Education, Dec 2017

An earlier version of this paper contained incorrect tables due to a publication error. Tables have now been corrected.

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Correction to: The role of educational context in beliefs about knowledge, information, and truth: an exploratory study

Correction to: The role of educational context in beliefs about knowledge, information, and truth: an exploratory study Alexandra List 0 1 2 3 4 Emily Grossnickle Peterson 0 1 2 3 4 Patricia A. Alexander 0 1 2 3 4 Sofie M. M. Loyens 0 1 2 3 4 Instituto Superior de Psicologia Aplicada 0 1 2 3 4 Lisboa 0 1 2 3 4 Portugal 0 1 2 3 4 Springer Science 0 1 2 3 4 Business Media B.V. 0 1 2 3 4 part of Springer Nature 0 1 2 3 4 0 Department of Human Development and Quantitative Methods, College of Education, University of Maryland , 3304 Benjamin Building, College Park, MD 20742 , USA 1 School of Education, American University , 4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Spring Valley, Building, Washington, DC 20016 , USA 2 Department of Educational Psychology , Counseling, and Special Education , The Pennsylvania State University , 227 Cedar Building, State College, PA 16820 , USA 3 University College Roosevelt , P.O. Box 94, 4330 AB Middelburg , Netherlands 4 Universiteit Utrecht , Utrecht , Netherlands An earlier version of this paper contained incorrect tables due to a publication error. Tables have now been corrected. The original article has been corrected. - % 15.3 84.7 Percents for major do not add up to 100 because two students in the USA and three students in the Netherlands did not report their major Category “It is what you know and learned in many different ways like in lectures, books, and experiences.” “Knowledge is the information someone has about a certain subject.” “Amount of information you know” “Information stored in an individual’s memory” “Knowledge is all the information in your long term memory that you can recall at any time” “I think knowledge is how a person uses and applies information in meaningful ways” “Processed information that can be used and applied outside of the situation in which it was gathered” “Proven facts/truth that is known” “Ideas you know and believe personally in your mind” “Intelligence” “Being wise. Not just in education and books but in giving advise.” “What you know about the world” “What a person knows” “The perceptual interplay of information and reality” “Information is simply hard data or facts.” “Information is statements of known facts.” “Information is something you get out of books, tv, from other people, etc.” “Information is any input that one must comprehend” “Knowing a lot.” “Information is for me that you know something about a subject.” “Things that you put together to form fact, opinions…etc. Eventually mold this into knowledge.” “Facts about things that actually happened or are true.” “Information is factual evidence stemming from the truth.” “Information could be defined as of the world; coming from the enemy in the form of feelings or thoughts.” “Concrete facts” “Truth is actuality. What is real” Substantiated/ proven “Something that can be proven and substantiated, that is reliable” Subjective “Truth can mean different things to different people” “Truth is different in each individual. Truth is what each person believes in and what each person thinks is real. Truth to one person could be untrue to another.” Truthfulness/ moral character “To me truth does not mean fact, but rather it has more to do with character. Being truthful to friends and family is the most important thing.” Related to knowledge and information “Understanding and comprehension of information and knowledge over time” “Information must be truthful to get good new knowledge.” Recursive “Truth is simply that; truth. It is what is true amongst all of the information.” Other “What the topic or material inevitably encompasses” *Significant differences by educational context, determined based on standardized residuals Category Real/factual Substantiated/proven Subjective Truthfulness/moral character Related to knowledge and information Recursive Other Truth establishment Knowledge establishment Relative relation Interrelated Subjectivity of knowledge/information Subjectivity of truth Knowledge origin Information origin Truth origin No relation Other **Significance at the a < 0.01 level


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Alexandra List, Emily Grossnickle Peterson, Patricia A. Alexander, Sofie M. M. Loyens. Correction to: The role of educational context in beliefs about knowledge, information, and truth: an exploratory study, European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2017, 1-5, DOI: 10.1007/s10212-017-0362-9