ERIC Number: EJ318492
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1985
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Cognitive Evaluation Theory: The Effects of External Rewards on Intrinsic Motivation of Gifted Students.
Rogers, Brenda T.
Roeper Review, v7 n4 p257-60 Apr 1985
E. Deci's cognitive evaluation theory, which suggests that external rewards undermine intrinsic interest in an activity, is applied to the decline of instrinsic motivation in gifted students. Implications for feedback, rewards, and teacher role are noted. (CL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Non-Classroom
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