ERIC Number: EJ426013
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
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Motivating College Students: A Model Based on Empirical Evidence.
Tuckman, Bruce W.
Innovative Higher Education, v15 n2 p167-76 Spr-Sum 1991
Students in an educational psychology course were offered the opportunity to earn a grade bonus by writing test items on content to be covered the following week. Results show both internal (student) and external (manipulable) factors had considerable influence on effort and persistence. A classroom procedure to enhance student motivation is outlined. (Author/MSE)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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