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Advances in Motivation and Achievement Vol: 10

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18 Nov 1997
Emerald Group Publishing Limited
492 pages - 156 x 234 x 26mm
Advances in Motivation and Achievement


This volume has chapters from leading researchers and scholars on the state-of-the-art for different theoretical perspectives in motivation research. The chapters provide an overview of the leading social cognitive motivational theories and the current issues that these models and perspectives are confronting at the edge of motivational science. There are chapters on self-efficacy theory, self-concept theory, goal theory, social motivation theory, motivation and cognition models, motivation and health, motivation and work, motivation and sports, and motivation and education.
Current directions in self-efficacy research (F. Pajares). Issues in research on self-concept (E.M Skaalvik). Achievement goal theory: past results, future directions (T.C. Urdan). Integrating the "classic" and "contemporary" approaches to achievement motivation: a hierarchical model of approach and avoidance achievement motivation (A.J. Elliot). Social motivation in the classroom: attributional accounts and developmental analysis (J. Juvonen, A. Nishina). Mapping the multidimensional nature of domain learning: the interplay of cognitive, motivational, and strategic forces (P.A. Alexander). Motivation and knowledge acquisition: searching for mediating processes (U. Schiefele, F. Rheinberg). Motivation and school reform (E.M. Anderman). Motivation and health (C.E. Michaels et al.). The motivation to work: what we know (E.A. Locke). Motivation in physical activity contexts: an achievement goal perspective (G.C. Roberts et al.).

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