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ERIC Number: EJ401879
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
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Motivational Profiles of Adult Basic Education Students.
Beder, Hal W.; Valentine, Thomas
Adult Education Quarterly, v40 n2 p78-94 Win 1990
Structured interviews with a random sample of adult basic education students in Iowa (N=323) and an academic ability test administered to a 50 percent subsample identified reasons for participation. Factor analysis revealed 10 motivational dimensions, and cluster analysis categorized 6 subgroups: mainstream women, the urged, young adults, the climbers, least affluent and least employed, and low ability strivers. (SK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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