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ERIC Number: EJ438662
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1991
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ISSN: ISSN-0360-0025
Mastery Motivation in Boys and Girls: The Role of Intrinsic versus Extrinsic Motivation.
Boggiano, Ann K.; And Others
Sex Roles: A Journal of Research, v25 n9-10 p511-20 Nov 1991
Two studies with 277 intermediate grade students (106 males, 107 females, and 64 males and females) show that motivational orientations, measured by the scale of S. Harter (1981), are not distributed similarly across gender but that girls are more likely to be extrinsically motivated and influenced by adult feedback. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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