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Handbook of motivation at school

Author: Kathryn R Wentzel; Allan Wigfield
Publisher: New York, NY : Routledge, 2009.
Series: Psychological foundations of teaching and learning
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"The Handbook of Motivation at School presents the first comprehensive and integrated compilation of theory and research on children's motivation at school. It covers the major theoretical perspectives in the field as well as their application to instruction, learning, and social adjustment at school. Key Features: Comprehensive -- no other book provides such a comprehensive overview of theory and research on  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kathryn R Wentzel; Allan Wigfield
ISBN: 9780805862843 0805862846 9780805862904 0805862900 9780203879498 020387949X
OCLC Number: 468173800
Description: xiii, 686 p.
Contents: Introduction / Kathryn R. Wentzel and Allan Wigfield --
An attributional approach to motivation in school / Sandra Graham and Christopher Williams --
Self-efficacy theory / Dale H. Schunk and Frank Pajares --
Expectancy-value theory / Allan Wigfield, Stephen Tonks, and Susan Letz Klaudia --
Achievement goal theory: the past, present, and future / Martin L. Maehr and Akane Zusho --
Goal-directed behavior in the classroom / Monique Boekaerts --
Self-theories and motivation: students' beliefs about intelligence / Carol S. Dweck and Allison Master --
Self-worth theory: retrospection and prospects / Martin Covington --
Promoting self-determined school engagement: motivation, learning, and well-being / Richard M. Ryan and Edward L. Deci --
Situational and individual interest / Ulrich Schiefele --
Engagement and disaffection as organizational constructs in the dynamics of motivational development / Ellen A. Skinner ... [et al.] --
Motives to self-regulate learning: a social cognitive account / Barry J. Zimmerman and Timothy J. Cleary --
Commentary: building on a strong foundation: five pathways to the next level of motivational theorizing / Martin E. Ford and Peyton R. Smith --
Parenting and children's motivation at school / Wendy S. Grolnick, Rachel W. Friendly, and Valerie M. Bellas --
Students' relationships with teachers as motivational contexts / Kathryn R. Wentzel --
Peers and motivation / Gary W. Ladd, Sarah L. Herald-Brown, and Karen P. Kochel --
Teacher expectations and self-fulfilling prophecies / Lee Jussim, Stacy L. Robustelli, and Thomas R. Cain --
School as a context of student motivation and achievement / Robert W. Roeser, Timothy C. Urdan, and Jason M. Stephens --
Gender and motivation / Judith L. Meece, Beverly Bower Glienke, and Karyl Askew --
Achievement motivation in racial and ethnic context / Tamera B. Murdock --
Commentary: the role of environment in contextual and social influences on motivation: generalities, specificities, and causality / Adele Eskeles Gottfried --
Beliefs about learning in academic domains / Michelle M. Buehl and Patricia A. Alexander --
Reading motivation / John T. Guthrie and Cassandra S. Coddington --
Understanding motivation in mathematics: what is happening in classrooms? / Julianne C. Turner and Debra K. Meyer --
Motivation and achievement in physical education / Ang Chen and Catherine D. Ennis --
Emotions at school / Reinhard Pekrun --
Motivation and learning disabilities: past, present and future / Georgios D. Sideridis --
Teachers' self-efficacy beliefs / Anita Woolfolk Hoy, Wayne K. Hoy, and Heather A. Davis --
Commentary: what can we learn from a synthesis of research on teaching, learning, and motivation? / Barbara L. McCombs.
Series Title: Psychological foundations of teaching and learning
Responsibility: Kathryn R. Wentzel, Allan Wigfield.

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