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Replicating and Extending Research on the Partial Assignment Completion Effect: Is Sunk Cost Related to Partial Assignment Completion Strength?.
After students acquire a skill, mastery often requires them to choose to engage in assigned academic activities (e.g., independent seatwork, and homework). Although students may be more likely toExpand
Assignment choice, effort, and assignment completion: Does work ethic predict those who choose higher-effort assignments?
Abstract After completing the Multidimensional Work-Ethic Profile (MWEP), 98 college students were given a 20-problem math computation assignment and instructed to stop working on the assignmentExpand
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An investigation of the partial-assignment completion effect on students' assignment choice behavior.
This study was designed to investigate the partial assignment completion effect. Seventh-grade students were given a math assignment. After working for 5 min, they were interrupted and theirExpand
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