ERIC Number: EJ458051
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
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Motivational Themes and Academic Success of At-Risk Freshmen.
Wambach, Cathrine A.
Journal of Developmental Education, v16 n3 p8-10,12,37 Spr 1993
Describes a study of motivational factors influencing 19 first-year students who made the dean's list their first quarter in college, despite a poor academic performance in high school. Applies Weiner's attributional theory of motivation. Most students attributed their prior academic performance to a lack of motivation/effort. (DMM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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