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Academic Motivation of Adolescents : Adolescence & Education - Frank Pajares

Academic Motivation of Adolescents

Adolescence & Education

By: Frank Pajares (Editor), Tim Urdan (Editor)

Paperback Published: 1st January 2002
ISBN: 9781931576628
Number Of Pages: 388

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A discussion of the academic motivation of adolescents. It addresses: self-efficacy and adolescents' motivation; situating motivation in sociocultural contexts; rewards and intrinsic motivation - a needs-based developmental perspective; and perceived peer norms and the need to be accepted.

Forewordp. vii
Achieving Self-Regulation: The Trial and Triumph of Adolescencep. 1
Self-Efficacy and Adolescents' Motivationp. 29
Adolescents' Expectancies for Success and Achievement Task Values during the Middle and High School Yearsp. 53
The Pivotal Role of Frames of Reference in Academic Self-Concept Formation: The "Big Fish-Little Pond" Effectp. 83
Adolescents' Achievement Goals: Situating Motivation in Sociocultural Contextsp. 125
Rewards and Intrinsic Motivation: A Needs-Based Developmental Perspectivep. 169
What Adolescents Need: A Self-Determination Theory Perspective on Development within Families, School, and Societyp. 193
From Duty to Desire: The Role of Students' Future Time Perspective and Instrumentality Perceptions for Study Motivation and Self-Regulationp. 221
Interest and Adolescencep. 247
Social Determinants of Public Behavior of Middle School Youth: Perceived Peer Norms and Need to be Acceptedp. 277
The Development and Consequences of Stereotype Vulnerability in Adolescentsp. 299
Studying Motivation to Learn during Early Adolescence: A Holistic Perspectivep. 331
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ISBN: 9781931576628
ISBN-10: 1931576629
Series: Adolescence & Education
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 388
Published: 1st January 2002
Publisher: Information Age Publishing
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 15.6  x 2.0
Weight (kg): 0.54