ERIC Number: EJ485762
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
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Variables Affecting Students' Intrinsic Motivation for School Mathematics: Two Empirical Studies Based on Deci and Ryan's Theory on Motivation.
Valas, Harald; Sovik, Nils
Learning and Instruction, v3 n4 p281-98 1993
Effects of the controlling strategies of the mathematics teacher on student achievement, interest, and mathematics self-concept were demonstrated in a longitudinal study involving 161 seventh graders and 164 eighth graders. This empirical test of the self-determination theory of Deci and Ryan provides insight into student motivation. (SLD)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Note: Companion volume to the International Journal of Educational Research; v20 n4 1993.