Motivation, Engagement And Educational Performance: International Perspectives On The Contexts For Learning by J. ElliottMotivation, Engagement And Educational Performance: International Perspectives On The Contexts For Learning by J. Elliott

Motivation, Engagement And Educational Performance: International Perspectives On The Contexts For…

byJ. Elliott

Hardcover | August 17, 2005

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Key factors that impact upon children's educational motivation and engagement are here considered from an international and comparative perspective. Based upon a major programme of research undertaken in sites in England, the USA and Russia, the authors identify interrelated elements operating at international, national and local levels. These include children's self-perceptions, goals, interests and aspirations, curriculum and pedagogy, peer and parental influences, teacher perceptions, school traditions and practices, together with the pervasive influence of broader social, cultural, historical and economic factors.
JULIAN G. ELLIOTT is Professor of Education at the University of Durham, UK. Formerly a teacher in mainstream and special schools, he subsequently practised as an educational (school) psychologist before entering higher education. In addition to achievement motivation, his research and publication interests include: the treatment of ch...
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Title:Motivation, Engagement And Educational Performance: International Perspectives On The Contexts For…Format:HardcoverDimensions:272 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.75 inPublished:August 17, 2005Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0333920597

ISBN - 13:9780333920596

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Table of Contents

Introduction Psychological Theories of Achievement Motivation Culture and Practice in Education Student Perspectives Classroom Behaviour and Peer Influence Teacher Perceptions, Beliefs and Practices Parental Perspectives and Influences, Homework and Life Outside of School Russia: A Society in Transition Summary and Conclusions References Index