ERIC Number: EJ422556
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
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Students' Motivation and Changes in Motivation during the First Year of College.
Stage, Frances K.; Williams, Palisa D.
Journal of College Student Development, v31 n6 p516-22 Nov 1990
Examined university students' (n=161) motivation for enrolling in college and characteristics and achievements of students with varying motivations. Explored changes in motivation during first year of college. Found students who had listed cognitive reasons as primary motive for enrolling in college experienced significant decrease in scores for cognitive motivation during first year of college. (Author/ABL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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