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ERIC Number: EJ273046
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1982
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A Preliminary Typology of Motivational Orientations of Community College Students.
Attinasi, Louis C., Jr.; And Others
Community/Junior College Quarterly of Research and Practice, v6 n4 p371-90 Jul-Sep 1982
Reviews a study of the reasons students enroll in individual community college courses. Classifying students as "requirement meeters,""knowledge seekers," or "specific information users," compares motivational orientations along three dimensions: major criterion of success; educational aspect emphasized (instrumental or expressive); and willingness to tolerate delay prior to applying knowledge. (AYC)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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