ERIC Number: EJ463360
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1993
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Motivational Effects on Test Scores of Elementary Students.
Brown, Steven M.; Walberg, Herbert J.
Journal of Educational Research, v86 n3 p133-36 Jan-Feb 1993
To examine the effect of motivational manipulated conditions on students' mathematics scores, elementary students received either ordinary standardized test instructions or special instructions (do as well as possible for themselves, parents, and teachers). Those given special instructions scored significantly higher in the test, implying that motivation makes a substantial difference. (SM)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Iowa Tests of Basic Skills