ERIC Number: EJ376900
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: 0
Impact of Positive Interdependence and Academic Group Contingencies on Achievement.
Mesch, Debra; And Others
Journal of Social Psychology, v128 n3 p345-52 Jun 1988
Describes a study that used fifty-four 10th grade social studies students to investigate the effect of positive goal interdependence and positive goal and positive reward interdependence on achievement. Results indicated that cooperation promoted higher achievement than competition and that both positive goal and reward interdependence are needed to maximize student achievement. (BSR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
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