The Second International Conference for “Personal Epistemology and Learning (PEL)”
National Taiwan University of Science and Technology
Taipei, Taiwan, 13-15, December, 2016

Personal epistemology refers to individuals’ beliefs about the nature of knowledge and knowing. This conference, with the theme of “Personal Epistemology and Learning (PEL),” is devoted to elaborating the interplay between personal epistemology and learning. This conference will discuss how personal epistemology may play a role in the learning process and outcome. In addition, instruction, curriculum design, emerging technologies, and the cultural impacts on the development of personal epistemology have received growing interests among researchers. It is encouraged that international researchers and practitioners contribute papers for presentation at the 2nd PEL conference to share their research findings and best practices, as well as exchange updated views of recent development in the field.

Possible topics for the conference may include:
• Conceptual/Developmental Models of Personal Epistemology
• Theoretical and Conceptual Issues about Personal Epistemology and Learning
• Methodological Issues about Assessing Personal Epistemology
• Empirical Studies on Cultural-specific Personal Epistemology and Learning
• Perspectives on Domain-Specific or Context-Specific Personal Epistemology
• Research about Personal Epistemology, Learning Process, and Epistemic Cognition
• Empirical Studies on Personal Epistemology in Technology-enhanced Learning Environment
• Research about Internet-Specific Epistemology and Learning