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Learner Control Modes and Incentive Variations in Computer-Delivered Instruction

Educational Technology Research and Development Volume 40, Number 4, ISSN 1042-1629


Describes a study of undergraduate students that investigated the effects of two types of learner control and two types of incentives--task-contingent and performance-contingent--on learners' achievement, attitudes, use of options, and time on program using computer-delivered instruction. Implications for instructional design and research are suggested. (21 references) (LRW)


Hicken, S. (1992). Learner Control Modes and Incentive Variations in Computer-Delivered Instruction. Educational Technology Research and Development, 40(4), 15-26. Retrieved January 24, 2020 from .

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