ERIC Number: EJ394028
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1989
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Task Motivation: Learner Selection of Intrinsic versus Extrinsic Orientation.
Newby, Timothy J.; Alter, Pamela A.
Educational Technology Research and Development, v37 n2 p77-90 1989
Discussion of task motivation focuses on study that investigated the choice behavior of college students within a computer problem solving task as they controlled and selected problem difficulty levels which maximized either intrinsic interest or extrinsic reward. Sex differences are examined, and treatment for experimental and control groups is described. (36 references) (Author/LRW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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