Accession Number : AD0751582
Title : The Effects of Stimulating State Epistemic Curiosity on State Anxiety and Performance in a Complex Computer-Assisted Learning Task.
Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,
Corporate Author : FLORIDA STATE UNIV TALLAHASSEE COMPUTER-ASSISTED INSTRUCTION CENTER
Personal Author(s) : Leherissey,Barbara L.
Report Date : 01 DEC 1971
Pagination or Media Count : 188
Abstract : The study sought to: investigate the hypothesis that stimulating state epistemic curiosity within a complex Computer-Assisted Instruction(CAI) task would reduce state anxiety and improve performance; assess further the reliability and validity of the State Epistemic Curiosity Scale (SECS; Leherissey, 197lb); and integrate the findings within the theoretical framework of the Optimal Degree of Arousal concept.
Descriptors : (*LEARNING, *ANXIETY), (*PROGRAMMED INSTRUCTION, PERFORMANCE(HUMAN)), MOTIVATION, RELIABILITY
Subject Categories : Psychology
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE