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ERIC Number: EJ174723
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Publication Date: 1977
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Effects of Conceptual System and Quality of Feedback on Voluntary Task Persistence
Wiederanders, Mark R.; Harvey, O. J.
Journal of Educational Psychology, 69, 4, 442-51, Aug 77
College students' willingness to persist in a learning activity was studied in relation to personal versus impersonal methods of feedback. The 80 subjects represented four different belief systems, according to Harvey's This I Believe Test. Mechanized teaching aids were not conducive to persistence for all types of students. (GDC)
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