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ERIC Number: EJ427773
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1990
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ISSN: ISSN-0305-5698
The Hawthorne Effect: A Fresh Examination.
Diaper, Gordon
Educational Studies, v16 n3 p261-67 1990
Reexamines definitions of and explanations for the Hawthorne Effect in research subjects. Notes that the Hawthorne Effect was tested in a study of the effectiveness of paired classroom reading among students. Challenges the notion that subject's behavior is modified by participation in research. Reviews various research studies that question the validity of the original explanation of the Hawthorne Effect. (NL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Researchers
Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (England)