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Keywords

Motivation in education; Rewards and punishments in education;

Abstract

This paper reviews the current literature on the advantages and disadvantages of the use of different extrinsic rewards and their impact on student intrinsic motivation. A review of literature will address three central questions: 1.What are the advantages of extrinsic rewards? 2.What are the disadvantages of extrinsic rewards? 3.What are the special conditions under which external rewards impact intrinsic motivation?

Year of Submission

1998

Degree Name

Master of Arts in Education

Department

Department of Educational Psychology and Foundations

First Advisor

Sherry Gable

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Date Original

1998

Object Description

1 PDF file (32 pages)

Language

en

File Format

application/pdf

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