Date of Award
Master of Music (MMUS)
Dr. Stefan Stuber
Adult education has changed in the last 20 years with a marked increase in the number of nontraditional students at the collegiate level. Prior educational research had focused on the traditional student. Research on the nontraditional student has increased as well as the number of nontraditional students on campuses. Though studies on motivation and achievement have been done with traditional students in general education, few have applied to the nontraditional college student. A review of literature has revealed that no research has been done on the relationship of motivation and achievement with nontraditional collegiate music students. The purpose of the study was to investigate the relationship of achievement motivation goals to academic performance in traditional and nontraditional college music students.
DeLay, Carolyn, "Relationship of achievement motivational goals and academic performance in traditional and nontraditional college music majors." (1999). Student Work. 2950.