Motivation for Achievement Possibilities for Teaching and Learning

ISBN-10: 0805860487
ISBN-13: 9780805860481
Edition: 3rd 2008 (Revised)
Authors: M. Kay Alderman
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Book details

List price: $59.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 9/25/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 360
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

Preface
Setting the Stage for Motivational Possibilities
Motivation: Perspectives, Problems, and Possibilities
Motivation Perspectives for Classroom Learning
Problems and Challenges: Achievement and Motivation
Motivation Possibilities and Goals
Review of Major Points
Social-Cognitive Processes that Influence Motivation
Attributional Beliefs and Motivation
Attributional Properties in Achievement Settings
Using Attributional Information
Individual and Situational Differences in Attributions
Two Attributional Consequences: Learned Helplessness and Help Seeking
Teacher Attributional Beliefs and Student Performance
Attribution Retraining
Developing Adaptive Attributions
Review of Major Points
Concepts of Ability and Motivation
Self-Perceptions of Ability: An Overview
Self-Efficacy Beliefs
Self-Worth Theory: Self-Protection of Perceived Ability
Achievement Goal Orientation
Concluding Thoughts
Review of Major Points
Goals and Goal Setting
Motivational Effects of Goal Setting
Goal Content and Multiple Goals
Properties of Goals that Enhance Motivation
Relation of Feedback and Goals
Classroom Interventions in Goal Setting
Guidelines and Strategies for Goal Setting in the Classroom
Combining Motivational Processes
Concluding Thoughts
Review of Major Points
Developing Student Self-Regulatory Capabilities
Self-Regulatory Capabilities and Academic Success
Overview of Self-Regulated Learning
Vision of the Future and Possible Selves
Volitional Control: Directing Motivation and Effort
Learning and Metacognitive Strategies
Self-Regulation through Self-Instruction and Self-Monitoring
Resource Management Strategies: Time and Environment
Self-Regulation in Classroom Contexts
Self-Regulation for Failure Adaptation and Resiliency
Conclusion
Review of Major Points
The Classroom Climate for Optimal Engagement and Motivation
Teacher Motivation: Expectations and Efficacy
Teacher Expectations
Teacher Efficacy
Collective Teacher Efficacy
Conclusion
Review of Major Points
Promoting Optimal Motivation and Engagement: Social Context
Sense of Membership and Belonging
A Classroom Environment for Optimum Membership and Engagement
Conclusion
Review of Major Points
Tasks, Recognition, and Evaluation for Optimal Engagement and Motivation
Classroom Task Motivation
Intrinsic and Extrinsic Motivation and Academic Engagement
Evaluation, Grading Practices, and Optimal Motivation
Conclusion
Review of Major Points
Possibilities for Motivational Equality and Student Achievement
Possible Concerns and Issues
Motivation Interventions
Planning and Implementing Motivational Strategies or Programs
Possibilities and Hope
Glossary
References
Author Index
Subject Index

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