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Day, H. I. – 1971
A great deal of literature concerning work, play and job satisfaction is summarized and integrated. The author discusses a number of different conceptions of what work actually is and concludes that, according to all definitions, work is an instrumental activity with only extrinsic satisfactions. It is his contention, however, that work may have…
Descriptors: Career Counseling, Career Guidance, Career Planning, Employment
Day, H. I. – Performance and Instruction, 1982
Defines the nature of curiosity, relates curiosity to exploration and discovery processes, examines the teacher's role in using student curiosity as an educational resource, and discusses the characteristics of curiosity in the school child. A figure illustrating the curiosity arousal curve and a reference list are included. (JL)
Descriptors: Anxiety, Arousal Patterns, Curiosity, Definitions
Day, H. I. – Canadian Counsellor, 1972
The notions of work and play are examined. It is suggested that the two not be seen as distinctly different activities but rather as elements that contribute to all activities. (Author)
Descriptors: Activities, Career Counseling, Counselor Role, Employment
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Day, H. I. – Journal of Psychology, 1972
Descriptors: College Students, Interest Inventories, Motivation, Personality Studies
Day, H. I. – 1974
This study was designed to test four groups of pupils entering the second grade in the York County School Board area--two groups in open schools and two in traditional schools--chosen because of the similarity in the schools' size and location and in the socioeconomic status of the pupils. The students were tested once each year for three years…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Creativity, Curiosity, Educational Facilities Design
Day, H. I.; Langevin, R. – J Spec Educ, 1969
Descriptors: Comparative Testing, Creativity, Creativity Research, Curiosity
Day, H. I.; Langevin, R. – 1968
It is proposed that both curiosity and intelligence are necessary but not sufficient conditions for creative production. Research literature is discussed concerning curiosity as a motivational construct (a state of arousal), and as a personality trait, supporting the notion that curiosity is necessary to creativity. Research relating intelligence…
Descriptors: Creativity, Creativity Research, Curiosity, Individual Characteristics
Day, H. I.; Crawford, Gail – 1969
In measuring affective evaluations of complexity, two questions have been generated by findings in the literature: (1) whether the response indicators, "interesting,""pleasing," and "liking," represent interchangeable labels for the same evaluative responses, and (2) whether these evaluations evidence a positive attitude towards complex…
Descriptors: Age Differences, Difficulty Level, Elementary School Students, Secondary School Students
Day, H. I.; And Others – 1971
The aims of this symposium were "to consider problems relevant to education, to allow researchers already in this area to communicate directly about common problems and to suggest new ideas and directions for research in the field of psychology in education." The proceedings were published because, in addition to the fact that there is no text or…
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Conferences, Curiosity, Educational Psychology