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Research in Sociocultural Influences on Motivation and Learning v. 2 - Dennis McInerney (University of Western Sydney, Australia)

Paperback Published: 1st January 2004
ISBN: 9781931576321
Number Of Pages: 396

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This volume covers topics including: translation issues in cross-cultural research; African American teachers for African American students; the social mediation of metacognition; and cross-cultural similarities and differences in affective meaning of achievement.

Forewordp. vii
Bridging the Sociocultural Divide: An Encouragement for Researchers to Consider a Wheel of Research Perspectivep. ix
Focus on Identity
The Self in Cultural Context: Meaning And Valencep. 3
Ethnic Identity and the Sociocultural Playing Field: Choices Made by Ethnically Mixed Adolescents in Hawaiip. 23
Self-Schema, Motivation and Learning: A Cross-Cultural Comparisonp. 55
Students "At Risk": Exploring Identity from a Sociocultural Perspectivep. 89
Person-Environment Fit in Higher Education: How Good Is the Fit for Indigenous Students?p. 129
Focus on Families and Communities
The Social Construction of Interest in a Learning Communityp. 153
Motivation to Improve Adult Education in Under-Educated Adults in Rural Communitiesp. 183
Teacher Immediacy and Student Motivationp. 207
The Social Mediation of Metacognitionp. 225
Motivation and African-American Youth: Exploring Assumptions Of Some Contemporary Motivation Theoriesp. 249
Communities Sharing Research: An American Indian Case Studyp. 273
Focus on Methods
Cross-Cultural Differences in Affective Meaning of Achievement: A Semantic Differential Studyp. 297
Motivation and Learning Strategies: A Cross-Cultural Perspectivep. 329
Translation Issues in Cross-Cultural Research: Review and Recommendationsp. 345
Author Biographiesp. 367
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ISBN: 9781931576321
ISBN-10: 1931576327
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 396
Published: 1st January 2004
Publisher: Information Age Publishing
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 15.6  x 2.0
Weight (kg): 0.55