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ERIC Number: EJ255869
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1981-Dec
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Factors Influencing the Choice of Nonrequired Mathematics Courses.
Lantz, Alma E.; Smith, Gregory P.
Journal of Educational Psychology, v73 n6 p825-37 Dec 1981
In a study involving students currently enrolled in their last semester of required mathematics and students already enrolled in nonrequired mathematics, it was demonstrated that a factor involving encouragement from significant others and subjective value placed on mathematics was the best predictor of taking nonrequired mathematics courses for both sexes. (Author/CE)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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