Handbook of Competence and Motivation

ISBN-10: 1593856067
ISBN-13: 9781593856069
Edition: 2008
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Book details

List price: $75.00
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Guilford Publications
Publication date: 7/2/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 704
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.662
Language: English

Andrew J. Elliot, PhD, is Professor of Psychology at the University of Rochester, and is currently an associate editor of thePersonality and Social Psychology Bulletinand a section editor ofSocial and Personality Psychology Compass.Dr. Elliot has published approximately 100 scholarly works, has received research grants from public and private agencies, and has been awarded four different early- and mid-career awards for his research contributions. His research areas include achievement and affiliation motivation; approach-avoidance motivation; personal goals; subjective well-being; and parental, teacher, and cultural influences on motivation and self-regulation. nbsp; Carol S. Dweck, PhD, is the Lewis and Virginia Eaton Professor of Psychology at Stanford University, and has published significant work in the area of achievement motivation since the early 1970s. Dr. Dweck is one of the first researchers linking attributions to patterns of achievement motivation, an originator of achievement goal theory, and a pioneer in the area of self-theories of motivation. Her recent books includeSelf-Theories: Their Role in Motivation, Personality, and Development;Motivation and Self-Regulation across the Lifespan(coedited with Jutta Heckhausen); andMindset: The New Psychology of Success. Her research is extensively cited in social, developmental, personality, and educational psychology.

Introduction
Competence and Motivation: Competence as the Core of Achievement Motivation
Central Constructs
Intelligence, Competence, and Expertise
An Implicit Motive Perspective on Competence
A Conceptual History of the Achievement Goal Construct
Motivation from an Attributional Perspective and the Social Psychology of Perceived Competence
Competence Perceptions and Academic Functioning
Subjective Task Value and the Eccles et al. Model of Achievement-Related Choices
Self-Theories: Their Impact on Competence Motivation and Acquisition
Evaluation Anxiety: Current Theory and Research
Developmental Issues
Temperament and the Development of Competence and Motivation
The Development of Self-Conscious Emotions
Competence Assessment, Competence, and Motivation between Early and Middle Childhood
Competence, Motivation, and Identity Development during Adolescence
Competence and Motivation in Adulthood and Old Age: Making the Most of Changing Capacities and Resources
Contextual Influences
The Role of Parents in How Children Approach Achievement: A Dynamic Process Perspective
Peer Relationships, Motivation, and Academic Performance at School
Competence Motivation in the Classroom
Motivation in Sport: The Relevance of Competence and Achievement Goals
Work Competence: A Person-Oriented Perspective
Legislating Competence: High-Stakes Testing Policies and Their Relations with Psychological Theories and Research
Demographics and Culture
Gender, Competence, and Motivation
Race and Ethnicity in the Study of Motivation and Competence
Children's Competence and Socioeconomic Status in the Family and Neighborhood
Stereotypes and the Fragility of Academic Competence, Motivation, and Self-Concept
The "Inside" Story: A Cultural-Historical Analysis of Being Smart and Motivated, American Style
Cultural Competence: Dynamic Processes
Self-Regulatory Processes
The Hidden Dimension of Personal Competence: Self-Regulated Learning and Practice
Engagement, Disengagement, Coping, and Catastrophe
Defensive Strategies, Motivation, and the Self: A Self-Regulatory Process View
Social Comparison and Self-Evaluations of Competence
The Concept of Competence: A Starting Place for Understanding Intrinsic Motivation and Self-Determined Extrin

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