Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Get Latest Book News + FREE Shipping. Subscribe to the Boomerang Books Bulletin eNewsletter right now!

Description - Academic Motivation and the Culture of School in Childhood and Adolescence by Cynthia Hudley

Decades 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 by Cynthia Hudley from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780195326819
ISBN-10: 0195326814
Format: Hardback
(242mm x 164mm x 22mm)
Pages: 336
Imprint: Oxford University Press Inc
Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc
Publish Date: 14-Aug-2008
Country of Publication: United States

Book Reviews - Academic Motivation and the Culture of School in Childhood and Adolescence by Cynthia Hudley

» 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 Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review


Books By Cynthia Hudley

Adolescent Identity and Schooling by Cynthia Hudley
Paperback, July 2015
$78.29
You Did That on Purpose by Cynthia Hudley
Hardback, September 2008
$80.10
Pitfalls and Pratfalls by Cynthia Hudley
Paperback, November 2006
$37.76
Black Studies Reader by Cynthia Hudley
Hardback, April 2004
$238.50