ERIC Number: EJ518998
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: 0
Empowering the Marginal Student: A Skills-Based Extra Credit Assignment.
Junn, Ellen N.
Teaching of Psychology, v22 n3 p189-92 Oct 1995
Reports on the impact of extra-credit assignments on the academic performance of marginal college-level students. Finds that those who attempted the assignments improved their test performance, were less likely to drop out of the class than a control group, and evaluated the experience positively. (CFR)
Descriptors: Academic Ability, Academic Achievement, Assignments, At Risk Persons, Classroom Techniques, Credits, Higher Education, Learning Strategies, Psychology, Skill Development, Student Characteristics, Student Improvement, Student Needs, Study Habits, Study Skills, Teacher Student Relationship
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Information Analyses; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Researchers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A