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Lin, Yi-Guang; McKeachie, Wilbert J. – 1999
This paper investigates the joint effects of intrinsic and extrinsic goals on college students' learning in an introductory psychology course, a biology course, and several social science courses. The study questioned whether higher levels of motivation lead to better student performance. College students were surveyed using the Intrinsic Goal…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, College Students, Educational Objectives, Higher Education