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Handbook of competence and motivation : theory and application

Author: Andrew J Elliot; Carol S Dweck; David S Yeager
Publisher: New York : The Guilford Press, [2017]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Second editionView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew J Elliot; Carol S Dweck; David S Yeager
ISBN: 9781462529605 1462529607 9781462536030 1462536034
OCLC Number: 961457526
Description: xiv, 722 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents: Competence and motivation : theory and application --
Intelligence and competence in theory and practice --
Achievement motives --
Achievement goals --
An attribution perspective on competence and motivation : theory and treatment interventions --
Competence self-perceptions --
Achievement values : interactions, interventions, and future directions --
Mindsets : their impact on competence motivation and acquisition --
Challenge and threat appraisals --
Competence assessment, social comparison, and conflict regulation --
Competence as central, but not sufficient, for high-quality motivation : a self-determination theory perspective --
Competence for pay for performance --
Achievement emotions --
The many questions of belonging --
Stereotype threat : new insights into process and intervention --
The role of self-efficacy and related beliefs in self-regulation of learning and performance --
Interest : theory and application --
On becoming creative : basic theory with implications for the workplace --
Motivation, competence, and job burnout --
Early reasoning about competence is not irrationally optimistic, nor does it stem from inadequate cognitive representations --
Self-regulation in early childhood : implications for motivation and achievement --
Competence and motivation during adolescence --
Competence and motivation at work throughout adulthood : making the most of changing capacities and opportunities --
Motivational factors as mechanisms of gene-environment transactions in cognitive development and academic achievement --
Gender and competence motivation --
Social class and models of competence : how gateway institutions disadvantage working-class Americans and how to intervene --
Race and ethnicity in the study of competence motivation --
Social striving : social group membership and children's motivations and competencies --
The role of parenting in children's motivation and competence : what underlies facilitative parenting? --
Peer relationships, motivation, and academic performance at school --
The roles of schools and teachers in fostering competence motivation --
Competence and motivation in the physical domain : the relevance of self-theories in sports and physical education --
Competence and the workplace --
Turning point : targeted, tailored, and timely psychological intervention.
Responsibility: edited by Andrew J. Elliot, Carol S. Dweck, David S. Yeager.


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