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Editors: Desmond H. Elsworth
Book Description:
Understanding student and teacher motivation and developing strategies to foster motivation for students at all levels of performance are essential to effective teaching. Motivation in education can have several effects on how students learn and their behavior towards subject matter.This book presents new research in the field.

Table of Contents:

Chapter 1: A Motivational Perspective on the Self-Regulated Learning in Higher Education (pp. 1-28)
(Anotonio Valle, Ramon G. Cabanach, Susana Rodriguez, Univ. of A Coruna, Spain, Jose C. Nunez, Julio A. Gonzalez-Pienda, Univ. of Oviedo, Spain, Paula Solano, Pedor Rosario, Univ. of Minho, Portugal)

Chapter 2: An Empirical Study of Boys' Academic Motivation (pp. 29-48)
(Roger Vallance, Notre Dame Univ.)

Chapter 3: Honoring the Differences: A Re-Examination of Academic Motivation with Reference to Student Gender (pp. 49-70)
(Caroline Mansfield, Roger Vallance, Notre Dame Univ.)

Chapter 4: The Influence of Motivation on the Use of Learning Strategies in the Classroom (pp. 71-90)
(Ayumi Tanaka, Kiho Tanaka, Doshisha Univ. Kyoto, Japan)

Chapter 5: College Students' Stress and It's Impact on their Motivation and Communication with their Instructors (pp. 91-112)
(Matthew M. Martin, Jacob L. Cayanus, Keith Weber, Alan K. Goodboy,
West Virginia Univ., Morgantown, West Virginia, Oakland Univ., Rochester, Michigan)

Chapter 6: Enhancing Student Motivation Through the Pursuit of Possible Selves (pp. 113-130)
(Michael F. Hock, Donald D. Deshler, Jean B. Schumaker, The Univ. of Kansas, KS, U.S.A)

Chapter 7: Psychosocial Profile of Unsuccessful Univ. Student: Personality and Motivational Factors Revisited (pp. 131-146)
(Eduardo Infante, Manuel Marin, Social Psychology Dept., Univ. of Sevilla, Sevilla, Spain)

Chapter 8: Improving Motivation and Performance in Secondary School Science (pp. 147-158)
(Wendell M. Jackman, Michael Townsend, Richard Hamilton)

Chapter 9: Self-Concept and Self-Efficacy in Mathematics: Relation with Mathematics, Motivation and Acheivement (pp. 159-182)
(Einar M. Skaalvik, Sidsel Skaalvik, Norwegian Univ. of Science and Technology, Norway)

Chapter 10: The Relationships Between Topic Involvement, Topic Sensitivity and Two Motivational Factors as Response Inducements, in a Mail Survey Context (pp. 183-208)
(Katrien Wijnen, Ghent Univ., Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Dept. of Marketing, Belgium, Iris Vermeir, Marketing at Hogeschool Gent, Dept. of Business Administration and Public Management and Ghent Univ., Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Dept. of Marketing, Belgium, Patrick Van Kenhove, Ghent Univ., Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Dept. of Marketing, Belgium)

Index (pp. 209-221)

      Education in a Competitive and Globalizing World
   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2009
   Pages: pp.221
   ISBN: 978-1-60692-234-7
   Status: AV
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