ISBN-10:
0133017524
ISBN-13:
9780133017526
Pub. Date:
01/17/2013
Publisher:
Pearson
Motivation in Education: Theory, Research, and Applications / Edition 4

Motivation in Education: Theory, Research, and Applications / Edition 4

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ISBN-13: 9780133017526
Publisher: Pearson
Publication date: 01/17/2013
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 448
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Dale H. Schunk is professor of education in the School of Education at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, where he served as dean from 2001-2010. Previously, he was head of the Department of Education Studies at Purdue University and on the faculties at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the University of Houston. His research and teaching interests include motivation, self-efficacy, and self-regulated learning. He has published several books, articles, and chapters, is author of Learning Theories: An Educational Perspective (6e, Pearson Education, 2012), and is editor with Barry Zimmerman of Handbook of Self-Regulation of Learning and Performance (Routledge, 2011). His awards include Who’s Who in America, the Distinguished Service Award from the Purdue University School of Education, the Early Contributions Award in Educational Psychology from the American Psychological Association, and the Albert J. Harris Research Award from the International Reading Association.

Judith L. Meece is a professor of education at the School of Education at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Her research and teaching interests include motivation, child and adolescent development, and gender issues. She has published numerous books, articles, and chapters, and is editor with Jacquelynne Eccles of Handbook of Research on Schooling, Schools, and Human Development (Routledge, 2012). She currently is president-elect of Division 15 (educational psychology) of the American Psychological Association.

Paul R. Pintrich was a professor of education in the School of Education at the University of Michigan. His research interests included motivation, cognition, and self-regulated learning. He published many books, articles, and chapters. He was an internationally respected scholar and a cherished colleague, advisor, and mentor. Among other honors, he received the Best Research Review Article from the American Educational Research Association. He died unexpectedly in 2003.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Motivation: Introduction and Historical Foundations

Chapter 2: Expectancy-Value Theory

Chapter 3: Attribution Theory

Chapter 4: Social Cognitive Theory

Chapter 5: Goals and Goal Orientations

Chapter 6: Interest and Affect

Chapter 7: Intrinsic Motivation

Chapter 8: Teacher and Classroom Influences

Chapter 9: School Influences

Chapter 10: Peer, Family, and Community Influences

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