DOI: 10.17265/2159-5542/2012.05.003
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Yau Hon-keung, Kan Man-shan, Cheng Alison Lai-fong

Abstract:  The purposes of this paper are to identify: (1) the factors affecting the intrinsic motivation of university students in Hong Kong; and (2) gender differences in the perception of intrinsic motivation in Hong Kong higher education environment. The factors of curiosity and external regulation with intrinsic motivation are taken into investigation in this study, because these factors and intrinsic motivation of the local university students have seldom been examined. This study adopting a survey of 162 sample…

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