ERIC Number: EJ616089
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: 0
Getting Remedial Mathematics Students To Prefer Homework with 20% and 40% More Problems: An Investigation of the Strength of the Interspersing Procedure.
Cates, Gary L.; Skinner, Christopher H.
Psychology in the Schools, v37 n4 p339-47 Jul 2000
Presents evidence extending previous research that determined high school students in remedial mathematics classes prefer homework that intersperses additional brief tasks in the assignment. Results show that high school students rated experimental homework assignments with 20% and 40% more target problems as more favorable for time, effort, and difficulty. (Author/JDM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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