ERIC Number: EJ517186
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
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Effects of a Mastery versus Competitive Motivation Situation on Learning.
Bergin, David A.
Journal of Experimental Education, v63 n4 p303-14 Sum 1995
College students randomly assigned to mastery goal (n=26) or competitive goal (n=25) situations read a passage and took a free-recall test. The mastery situation resulted in higher achievement and greater interest, and there was no significant difference between groups in learning strategies. (SLD)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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