ERIC Number: EJ434964
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1990
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Characteristics of the Cognitive Interests of Upper-Grade Students under Conditions of Differentiated Instruction.
Iakimanskaia, I. S.; Iudashina, N. I.
Soviet Education, v32 n5 p72-87 May 1990
Examines relationships between student interests and aptitude in selected academic fields and their success in intensive courses on these subjects. Discusses a two-year study of 33 mathematics students and 32 literature students in the eighth and ninth grades in the Soviet Union. Shows that differentiated, intensive study did not strengthen students' interests in particular subjects. (CH)
Descriptors: Academic Aptitude, Classroom Research, Cognitive Development, Comparative Analysis, Course Selection (Students), Curriculum Design, Elementary School Students, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Grade 8, Grade 9, Learning Processes, Literature, Secondary School Mathematics, Secondary School Students, Student Attitudes, Student Development, Student Interests, Student Motivation
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research; Translations
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Audience: Teachers; Researchers; Practitioners
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Identifiers - Location: USSR