Academic Motivation and the Culture of School in Childhood and Adolescence
Normal Price: $56.95
Your Price: $51.26 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $5.70! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $2.56 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply
Academic Motivation and the Culture of School in Childhood and Adolescence by Cynthia Hudley
Book DescriptionDecades of reserach indicate the important connections among academic motivation and achievement, social relationships, and school culture. However, much of this research has been conducted in homogenous American schools serving middle class, average achieving, Anglo-student populations. This edited volume will argue that school culture is a reflection of the society in which the school is embedded and comprises various aspects, including induvidualism, competition, cultural stereotypes, and extrinsically guided values and rewards. They address three specific conceptual questions: How do differences in academic motivation for diverse groups of students change over time? How do students' social cognitions influence their motivational processes and outcomes in school? And what has been done to enhance academic motivation? To answer this last question, the contributers describe empirically validated intervention programs for improving academic motivation in students from elementary school through college.
Buy Academic Motivation and the Culture of School in Childhood and Adolescence book by Cynthia Hudley from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780195326819
(242mm x 164mm x 22mm)
Imprint: Oxford University Press Inc
Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc
Publish Date: 14-Aug-2008
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Cynthia Hudley
You Did That on Purpose, Hardback (September 2008)
Underscores the risks of long-term problems for elementary-school-age children who demonstrate aggressive behaviour. This work helps parents and professionals who work with children to learn what can be done to better understand and control children's aggression. It describes methods for reducing children's peer-directed aggression.
Pitfalls and Pratfalls, Paperback (November 2006)
This volume examines the problem of null or negative evaluation findings, a topic rarely discussed in the literature but all too commonplace in the experience of evaluators.
Black Studies Reader, Paperback (April 2004)» View all books by Cynthia Hudley
'The Black Studies Reader' takes on the history and future of this multi-faceted academic field.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Academic Motivation and the Culture of School in Childhood and Adolescence book by Cynthia Hudley and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2017. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.