Multiple Competencies And Self-Regulated Learning

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Eighteen international specialists in psychology and education<-- >many with extensive experiences in multicultural education<-- >discuss issues of interest to educators who wish to create optimal learning environments for culturally diverse students. Coverage includes the role of multiple competencies and self-regulated learning in multicultural education, the use of intelligence tests to measure developing expertise, authority and learning in Confucian- heritage education, the use of concept mapping for knowledge assessment, the use of analogical problem construction to assess comprehension of math problems, intelligence and emotion, motivation and self-regulation, influences of early reflection and goal orientation on setting long-term goals, motivational change, and academic performance and self-regulated learning strategies. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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List of Contributors
1 The Role of Multiple Competencies and Self-regulated Learning in Multicultural Education 3
Pt. I Multiple Competencies
2 Intelligence Tests as Measures of Developing Expertise 17
3 Authority and Learning in Confucian-heritage Education: A Relational Methodological Analysis 29
4 Implicit Concept Mapping: Methodology and Applications in Knowledge Assessment 49
5 Analogical Problem Construction as an Indicator of Understanding in Mathematics Problem Solving 67
6 The Changing Model of Intellectual Abilities: Effects on Schooling in Hong Kong 83
Pt. II Self-Regulated Learning
7 From Motivation to Self-regulation: Clustering Students' Motivational and Cognitive Characteristics and Exploring the Impact of Social Interaction on Learning 95
8 Motivation and Self-regulation: a Cross-cultural Comparison of the Effect of Culture and Context of Learning on Student Motivation and Self-regulation 123
9 Why Pursue a College Education? The Influence of Early Reflection and Goal Orientation on Adjustment During the First Semester 141
10 Motivational Change and Transition in the Transition from Primary School to Secondary School 163
11 Implicit Theories and Responses Achievement Setbacks 193
12 Relationship Between Academic Performance and Use of Self-regulated Learning Strategies among Form IV Students in Zimbabwe 205
13 An Investigative Research in Teaching and Learning in Chinese Societies 215
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