ERIC Number: EJ253560
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1981-Nov
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Major Declaration and Academic Motivation.
Chase, Clinton I.; Keene, John M.
Journal of College Student Personnel, v22 n6 p496-502 Nov 1981
An entering university class (N=2,391) was observed across five semesters to study differences in motivational factors (adjusted for differences in talent) between students who declared majors and those who did not. Results indicated that the longer a student waited to declare a major, the lower were the motivation indicators. (Author)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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