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MEDU 763: Teacher as Researcher: Searching Systematically

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Does written individual feedback increase intrinsic motivation for students conducting research as part of a course more than oral feedback during library instruction?


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  • Intrinsic Motivation
  • Internal motivation
  • written feedback
  • individual feedback
  • formative feedback
  • library instruction
  • information literacy

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Keywords Database Limits # Results Notes            



Library and Information Science Source None 12 Saw the phrase "self-regulated learner" multiple times
Motivation and library instruction Library and Information Science Source Scholarly Articles 77 The phrase "Affective Learning" appeared often
Motivation and Affective Learning Library and Information Science Source Scholarly Articles 1 Not that helpful



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