ERIC Number: EJ444602
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1992
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Students' Motivational Goals and Beliefs about Effort and Ability as They Relate to College Academic Success.
Livengood, Janice M.
Research in Higher Education, v33 n2 p247-61 Apr 1992
A study of 125 first-year students at Peabody College (Vanderbilt University, Tennessee) investigated psychological processes underlying college success. Results indicated students' rules of reasoning about effort and ability, motivational goals, and confidence in their intelligence were strongly related to types of participation in college and levels of satisfaction. (Author/MSE)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Audience: Teachers; Administrators; Practitioners
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