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Table 5 Percentage (and number) of participants that expressed culture-free beliefs and also expressed consideration of student identity or enactment of CRP in their teaching

From: The role of epistemological beliefs in STEM faculty’s decisions to use culturally relevant pedagogy at Hispanic-Serving Institutions

Evidence of Biology (n = 17) Chemistry (n = 7) Physics (n = 6) Mathematics (n = 10) Total (n = 40)
Culture-free epistemological beliefs concerning their discipline 12% (2) 14% (1) 17% (1) 30% (3)* 18% (7)
Culture-free epistemological beliefs AND identity: yes 12% (2) 14% (1) 17% (1) 10% (1) 13% (5)
Culture-free epistemological beliefs AND enactment of CRP 12% (2) 0% 17% (1) 30% (3) 15% (6)
  1. *One of the mathematics instructors was speaking about the beliefs of instructors in her department, not her own