ERIC Number: EJ533517
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
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The Relative Effectiveness of Incentive Motivation and Prescribed Learning Strategy in Improving College Students' Course Performance.
Tuckman, Bruce W.
Journal of Experimental Education, v64 n3 p197-210 Spr 1996
Two experiments involving 226 college students were conducted to determine the relative effectiveness of increasing students' incentive motivation for studying and prescribing a text-processing strategy for them to use in studying. Findings suggest that the use of students' acquired learning strategies depends on their motivational levels. (SLD)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Speeches/Meeting Papers; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
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Note: Experiment One reported on at the Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association (101st, Toronto, Canada, August 1993), and Experiment Two reported on at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association (New Orleans, LA, April 4-8, 1994).