Quality of Learning With an Active Versus Passive Motivational Set

@inproceedings{Benware1984QualityOL,
  title={Quality of Learning With an Active Versus Passive Motivational Set},
  author={Carl Benware and E. Deci},
  year={1984}
}
This study tested whether students who learned with an active orientation would be more intrinsically motivated to learn and would learn more than students who learned with a passive orientation. The active orientation was created by having subjects learn material with the expectation of teaching it to another student; the passive orientation was created by having subjects learn the same material with the expectation of being tested on it. The results indicate that subjects who learned in order… Expand
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