Big Theories Revisited
Dennis M. McInerney, Shawn Van Etten
IAP, 2004 - Social Science - 367 pages
This text seeks to revisit major theories of motivation and learning in order to evaluate the relevance of each theory to our complex educational environments. The chapters are written by the renowned authors of theories, or authors who have critiqued theories.
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ability achievement motivation activities African American American approach assessed attribution theory autonomy autonomy-supportive Bandura behavior beliefs causal chapter classroom cognitive colleagues commitment competence concept constructs context coregulation cross-cultural cultural Deci dents Eccles Educational Psychology Educational Research effects effort ences engagement environment evaluation expectancy value experience extrinsic factors failure feedback goal theory goals grades groups Hickey homework identity individual influence instruction interactions internal intrinsic motivation Journal of Educational judgments knowledge learners Maehr math McCaslin Mclnerney ment metacognitive metamemory moti needs one's opportunities outcomes parents participation perceived performance perspective Pintrich practices predict processes Professor X rewards role Ryan Schunk self-concept self-determination self-determination theory self-efficacy self-esteem self-regulated learning self-regulatory self-worth skills Social Psychology social-cognitive sociocultural specific strategies success task values teacher efficacy teaching theories of motivation tion tional tive understanding value theories Vygotsky Weiner Wigfield Zimmerman