Development of achievement motivation /

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Imprint:San Diego : Academic Press, c2002.
Description:xvii, 366 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series:Educational psychology series
Educational psychology series (Academic Press)
Subject:Achievement motivation in children.
Academic achievement.
Achievement motivation in children.
Motivation in education.
Format: Print Book
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Other authors / contributors:Wigfield, Allan.
Eccles, Jacquelynne S.
ISBN:0127500537 (alk. paper)
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Table of Contents:
  • Contributors
  • Ethnicity, Gender, and the Development of Achievement Values
  • The Development of Self-Determination in Middle Childhood and Adolescence
  • Student Interest and Achievement: Developmental Issues Raised by a Case Study
  • The Development of Goal Orientation
  • The Contribution of Social Goal Setting to Children's School Adjustment
  • Part 3. What Do I Need to Do to Succeed?
  • The Development of Academic Self-Regulation: The Role of Cognitive and Motivational Factors
  • What Do I Need to Do to Succeed...When I Don't Understand What I'm Doing!?: Developmental Influences on Students' Adaptive Help Seeking
  • Part 4. Motivation and Instruction
  • Good Instruction in Motivating
  • Preface
  • Instructional Practices and Motivation During Middle School (with Special Attention to Science)
  • Index
  • Introduction
  • Part 1. Can I Do This Activity?
  • The Development of Academic Self-Efficacy
  • The Developmental Course of Achievement Motivation: A Need-Based Approach
  • The Development of Ability Conceptions
  • Part 2. Do I Want to Do this Activity, and Why?
  • The Development of Competence Beliefs, Expectancies for Success, and Achievement Values from Childhood Through Adolescence