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ERIC Number: EJ634927
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-0261-4294
The Role of Motivation to the Academic Achievement of Gifted Secondary Students.
Street, Peter
Gifted Education International, v15 n2 p164-77 2001
A qualitative study investigated the role of motivation in academic achievement by gifted secondary students in five Australian schools. Results found that "personal pleasure in achievement and long-term goals" was the most significant motivational factor, positive links with a teacher was a high occurrence factor, and competitive environments maintained motivation. (Contains references.) (CR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Australia