|TITLE:||A COMPARISON OF ACADEMIC MOTIVATION BETWEEN CURRENT AND FORMER DIVISION II ATHLETES|
|PRINCIPLE INVESTIGATOR:||GRONER, SCOTT|
|OTHER INVESTIGATORS:||LAURYN ROBERTS|
File Created: March 7, 2013|
Department Chair Action Date: March 7, 2013
Current Status: Expired. Final Status Report or Extension Needed.
|Confidentiality||Data are not linked to individuals|
STATEMENT OF PURPOSEThe purpose of this study is to determine if there is a correlation between NCAA eligibility and motivation to complete a baccalaureate program.
STATEMENT OF RESEARCH METHODOLOGYParticipants Approximately 40 students from a college setting. 20 currently still participating on an NCAA team and 20 who have exhausted their eligibility but are still attending school.Participants surveyed will be both male and female students who are current or former athletes from the following sports:Football, Soccer and Volleyball. Measures Set of items will be developed for this survey to examine level and type of academic motivation of current and former division II student athletes.Scope of items created was added on to the existing, valid academic motivation scale. -ACADEMIC MOTIVATION SCALE (AMS-C 28) COLLEGE (CEGEP) VERSION(Vallerand, R. 1992-1993) Procedures The same surveys will be administered to both former and current NCAA students athletes with it taking <15 minutes to complete.Surveys will be scored accordingly by the researchers and statistical analysis will be ran to prove significance.
ANTICIPATED RISKS AND BENEFITSBy participating in this study, the participant will be helping increase knowledge about how academic motivation style may play a role in the likelihood of a student completing a degree after exhausting NCAA eligibility The study does not involve any risks (or discomforts) that are greater than those one would experience in daily life.
SUBJECT SELECTIONCoaches will be providing a list of current student athletes and senior students who's eligibility was exhausted at the end of 2012. From this list we will randomly select 20 current and 20 form student athletes with the number of male and female subjects being held constant between both groups.
CONFIDENTIALITYParticipation will be completely anonymous. Informed consent forms will be detached from the surveys and surveys will remain nameless. The final report will not include any names of the particpants.
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Extension Request on 04-07-2013We are yet to complete collecting our data. Could we please get an additional 30 days to finish our research?
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