Motivating students to learn : overcoming barriers to high achievement /

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Imprint:Berkeley, Calif. : McCutchan Pub. Corp., c1993.
Description:xii, 270 p. ; 24 cm.
Series:Series on contemporary educational issues
Subject:Motivation in education.
Academic achievement -- United States.
Academic achievement.
Motivation in education.
United States.
Format: Print Book
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Other authors / contributors:Tomlinson, Tommy M.
Notes:Includes bibliographical references.
Table of Contents:
  • Education reform: The ups and downs of good intentions / Tommy M. Tomlinson
  • Historical perspectives on academic work: The origins of learning / Robert L. Hampel
  • Academic effort in international perspective / Lois Peak
  • School culture, social politics, and the academic motivation of U.S. students / B. Bradford Brown
  • Carrots and sticks: Can school policy influence student motivation? / Florence R. Webb, Martin V. Covington, and James W. Guthrie
  • Creating prescriptions for success in urban schools: Turning the corner on pathological explanations for academic failure / Antoine M. Garibaldi
  • Expectations and effort: Course demand, students' study practices, and academic achievement /John W. Thomas
  • Attributional applications in the classroom / Sandra Graham and Bernard Weiner
  • Children's knowledge of differential treatment in schools: Implications for motivation / Rhona S. Weinstein
  • Perceiving and display effort in achievement settings / Sharon Nelson-LeGall
  • Classroom management and motivated student learning / Mary McCaslin and Thomas L. Good
  • Summary and recommendations / Tommy M.Tomlinson.