Motivation and Emotions in Competition Systems for Education: An Empirical Study

@article{Merino2014MotivationAE,
  title={Motivation and Emotions in Competition Systems for Education: An Empirical Study},
  author={Pedro Jos{\'e} Mu{\~n}oz Merino and Manuel Fern{\'a}ndez Molina and Mario Mu{\~n}oz Organero and Carlos Delgado Kloos},
  journal={IEEE Trans. Educ.},
  year={2014},
  volume={57},
  pages={182-187}
}
A lack of student motivation is a problem in many courses in electrical engineering. Introducing competition between students can enhance their motivation, but it can also generate negative emotions. This paper presents an empirical study of students in a telecommunications engineering degree; it measured their level of motivation, and their emotions about competition in education in general, and in particular about the Information System for Competition based on pRoblem solving in Education… 

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