ERIC Number: EJ493388
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1993
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Improving Learning Persistence of Military Personnel by Enhancing Motivation in a Technical Training Program.
Whitehill, Betty V.; McDonald, Barbara A.
Simulation & Gaming, v24 n3 p294-313 Sep 1993
Describes a study that investigated the effect of motivational variables on task persistence and performance in Navy technical training by giving students problems in a self-paced computer simulation game or drill with variable or fixed payoff points. Student responses to an evaluation questionnaire are discussed. (14 references) (LRW)
Descriptors: Analysis of Variance, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Games, Computer Simulation, Drills (Practice), Evaluation Methods, Learning Strategies, Military Training, Performance Factors, Persistence, Postsecondary Education, Questionnaires, Student Attitudes, Student Motivation, Tables (Data), Training Methods
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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