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ERIC Number: EJ351551
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1987
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Task as a Heuristic for Understanding Student Learning and Motivation.
Blumenfeld, Phyllis C.; And Others
Journal of Curriculum Studies, v19 n2 p135-48 Mar-Apr 1987
Describes the cognitive characteristics and procedural "forms" associated with common school learning tasks. Illustrates how variations in these can affect student motivation and learning. Concludes that simple task content and unvaried procedures tend to result in limited thinkers and alienated workers. (JDH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - General
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Language: English
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