ERIC Number: EJ540338
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
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Intrinsic Motivation and the Process of Learning: Beneficial Effects of Contextualization, Personalization, and Choice.
Cordova, Diana I.; Lepper, Mark R.
Journal of Educational Psychology, v88 n4 p715-30 Dec 1996
The effects on the learning process of the strategies of contextualization, personalization, and provision of choices for enhancing students intrinsic motivation were studied with 72 fourth and fifth graders in one control and four experimental conditions. All three strategies produced increases in student motivation and in engagement in learning. (SLD)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Speeches/Meeting Papers; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
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Identifiers: Choice Behavior; Contextualization; Personalization
Note: Version of a paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association (102nd, Los Angeles, CA, August, 1994). Research supported by a National Science Foundation Doctoral Fellowship, a Ford Foundation Dissertation Fellowship, and Research Grant HD-25258 from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development.