Date of Award

5-8-1996

Degree Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Master of Science

Department

Liberal Studies

First Advisor

Ruth L. Meese, Ph.D.

Second Advisor

Patricia R. Whitefield, Ph.D.

Third Advisor

Rachel Mathews, Ed.D.

Abstract

The purpose of this study was to determine if productivity and accuracy would increase if subjects recorded the amount of time it took to complete assignments. Two students with learning disabilities were taught to record the times assignments were started and finished and to calculate the difference. Data were collected on the time spent on assignments, the percentage of the assignment completed, and the percentage of the assignment completed correctly. The results showed that productivity and the amount of time spent on assignments improved slightly. The accuracy of the work, however, decreased. Implications for future research are discussed.

 
 

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