Handbook of Motivation at School

Author: Kathryn R. Wentzel

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781317681267

Category: Education

Page: 545

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The second edition of the Handbook of Motivation at School presents an integrated compilation of theory and research in the field. With chapters by leading experts, this book covers the major theoretical perspectives in the field as well as their application to instruction, learning, and social adjustment at school. Section I focuses on theoretical perspectives and major constructs, Section II on contextual and social influences on motivation, and Section III on new directions in the field. This new edition will have the same popular organizational structure with theories at the beginning. It will also include new chapters that cover motivation as it relates to identity, culture, test anxiety, mindfulness, neuroscience, parenting, metacognition, and regulatory focus.
Handbook of Motivation at School

Author: Kathryn R. Wentzel

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781135592929

Category: Education

Page: 701

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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 children’s motivation at school. Theoretical & Applied – the book provides a review of current motivation theories by the developers of those theories as well as attention to the application of motivation theory and research in classrooms and schools. Chapter Structure – chapters within each section follow a similar structure so that there is uniformity across chapters. Commentaries – each section ends with a commentary that provides clear directions for future research.
The Cambridge Handbook of Motivation and Learning

Author: K. Ann Renninger

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9781316832479

Category: Psychology


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Written by leading researchers in educational and social psychology, learning science, and neuroscience, this edited volume is suitable for a wide-academic readership. It gives definitions of key terms related to motivation and learning alongside developed explanations of significant findings in the field. It also presents cohesive descriptions concerning how motivation relates to learning, and produces a novel and insightful combination of issues and findings from studies of motivation and/or learning across the authors' collective range of scientific fields. The authors provide a variety of perspectives on motivational constructs and their measurement, which can be used by multiple and distinct scientific communities, both basic and applied.
Handbook of Social Influences in School Contexts

Author: Kathryn R. Wentzel

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781317670865

Category: Education

Page: 462

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The Handbook of Social Influences in School Contexts draws from a growing body of research on how and why various aspects of social relationships and contexts contribute to children’s social and academic functioning within school settings. Comprised of the latest studies in developmental and educational psychology, this comprehensive volume is perfect for researchers and students of Educational Psychology. Beginning with the theoretical perspectives that guide research on social influences, this book presents foundational research before moving on to chapters on peer influence and teacher influence. Next, the book addresses ways in which the school context can influence school-related outcomes (including peer and teacher-student relationships) with specific attention to research in motivation and cognition. Within the chapters authors not only present current research but also explore best-practices, drawing in examples from the classroom. With chapters from leading experts in the field, The Handbook of Social Influences in School Contexts provides the first complete resource on this topic.
Motivation Science

Author: Mimi Bong

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780197662359

Category: Education

Page: 569

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"Motivational science has advanced tremendously in the last decade. However, it is now clear that future progress is going to be stalled by the extent of disagreement among motivation scientists to some basic, yet controversial, questions. To help move motivation science toward greater coherence, we decided to recruit prominent scholars to voice their contrasting perspectives. Such debate is not only interesting, but it also makes future research, discoveries, collaborations, and applications more fruitful. It is in this spirit that we put together a volume to addresses those controversies that are most likely to provide insight"--
Motivating Students to Learn

Author: Jere Brophy

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9780429648137

Category: Education

Page: 380

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Written specifically for teachers in training, Motivating Students to Learn offers a wealth of research-based principles on student motivation for use in the classroom. Positioning the teacher as the decisive motivator, the book is grounded in the realities of contemporary schools, curriculum goals, and peer dynamics. Twelve rich chapters offer extrinsic and intrinsic approaches to guide daily practice, guidelines for adapting to group and individual differences, and ways to reach discouraged or disaffected students. This revised fifth edition features new instructional strategies, summaries of effective interventions, chapters on family/cultural diversity and teacher motivation, and more.
Advances in Motivation Science

Author: Andrew J. Elliot

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 9780128226858

Category: Psychology

Page: 294

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Advances in Motivation Science, Volume Eight, the latest release in Elsevier's serial on the topic of motivation science, contains interesting articles that cover topics such as The functional architecture of human motivation: Personality systems interactions theory, Teacher motivational messages used prior to examinations: What are they, how are they evaluated, and what are their educational outcomes?, Understanding peer relationships during childhood and adolescence through the lens of social motivation, Self-efficacy and human motivation, The creation and curation of all things worthy: Inspiration as vital force in persons and cultures, and Motivational decision-making in achievement settings: A competence-in-context approach. Presents new research in the field of motivation science and research Provides a timely overview of important research programs conducted by the most respected scholars in psychology Gives special attention to directions for future research
Motivational Interventions

Author: Stuart Karabenick

Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing

ISBN: 9781784413088

Category: Education

Page: 370

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This established book series is designed to reflect current research and theory concerned with motivation and achievement in work, school and play. Each volume focuses on a particular issue or theme and the series has a special goal of bringing the best in social science to bear on socially significant problems.
Visible Learning Guide to Student Achievement

Author: John Hattie

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781351257824

Category: Education

Page: 336

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Visible Learning Guide to Student Achievement critically examines the major influences shaping student achievement today. A revision of the International Guide to Student Achievement, this updated edition provides readers with a more accessible compendium of research summaries – with a particular focus on the school sector. As educators throughout the world seek to enhance learning, the information contained in this book provides practitioners and policymakers with relevant material and research-based instructional strategies that can be readily applied in classrooms and schools to maximize achievement. Rich in information and empirically supported research, it contains seven sections, each of which begins with an insightful synthesis of major findings and relevant updates from the literature since the publication of the first Guide. These are followed by key entries, all of which have been recently revised by the authors to reflect research developments. The sections conclude with user-friendly tables that succinctly identify the main influences on achievement and practical implications for educators. Written by world-renowned bestselling authors John Hattie and Eric M. Anderman, this book is an indispensable reference for any teacher, school leader and parent wanting to maximize learning in our schools.
Classroom Motivation

Author: Eric M. Anderman

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781000282955

Category: Education

Page: 268

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Classroom Motivation is a comprehensive introduction to the practical applications of research on academic motivation to teaching and learning. Though grounded in theory, the book is uniquely structured around instructional practices that teachers use daily in schools, such as rewards, group activities, academic tasks, student assessment, and parent interaction. This thoroughly revised third edition includes new content on interventions, mindsets, technologies, engagement, and social-emotional learning. Each chapter’s case studies, application exercises, and updated empirical findings will further connect preservice teachers with motivation in practice.