Big Theories Revisited

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Dennis M. McInerney, Shawn Van Etten
IAP, 2004 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 376 pages
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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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Contents

Big Theories Revisited The Challenge
2
Attribution Theory Revisited Transforming Cultural Plurality into Theoretical Unity
14
SelfDetermination Theory A Dialectical Framework for Understanding Sociocultural Influences on Student Motivation
32
Motivation as Personal Investment
62
SelfWorth Theory Goes to College Or Do Our Motivation Theories Motivate?
92
SelfEfficacy in Education Revisited Empirical and Applied Evidence
116
Sociocultural Influence and Students Development of Academic SelfRegulation A SocialCognitive Perspective
140
Expectancy Value Theory in CrossCultural Perspective
166
Motivational Messages from Home and School How Do They Influence Young Childrens Engagement in Learning?
200
The Influence of Sociocultural Theory on Our Theories of Engagement and Motivation
224
Coregulation of Opportunity Activity and Identity in Student Motivation Elaborations on Vygotskian Themes
250
Metacognitive Theory Considering the SocialCognitive Influences
276
What We Have Learned About Student Engagement in the Past Twenty Years
300
How Schools Shape Teacher Efficacy and Commitment Another Piece in the Achievement Puzzle
330
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