Motivation In Education: Theory, Research, And Applications by Dale H. Schunk

Motivation In Education: Theory, Research, And Applications

byDale H. Schunk, Judith R Meece, Paul R. Pintrich

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The academic standard for texts on motivation in educational settings.  Clear and engaging, Motivation in Education: Theory, Research, and Applications, Fourth Edition presents the major motivation theories, principles, and research findings in sufficient detail to help students understand the complexity of motivational processes, and provide it provides extensive examples of the application of motivational concepts and principles in educational settings.

 

From reviews of Motivation in Education:

“I find it essential that students have access to such strong representations of the basic theories and work in the field of motivation. . . . This book goes a long way toward reinforcing the voices of experts who make data-driven decisions about how to foster motivation. . . . There are no available books [on motivation] as excellently crafted as this one.”               

—Theresa A. Thorkildsen, University of Illinois at Chicago

 

“This book is certainly the most comprehensive treatment of motivation. There are several others I have perused but they often take a certain approach to motivation whereas this book covers ALL approaches. The authors present a very complete and unbiased treatment of the literature.”   

—Daniel H. Robinson, University of Texas

About The Author

Dale H. Schunk is professor of education in the School of Education at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, where he served as dean from 2001-2010. Previously, he was head of the Department of Education Studies at Purdue University and on the faculties at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the University of...
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Title:Motivation In Education: Theory, Research, And ApplicationsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:448 pages, 9.1 × 7.2 × 1 inPublished:January 3, 2013Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0133017524

ISBN - 13:9780133017526

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Motivation: Introduction and Historical Foundations   

Chapter 2: Expectancy-Value Theory 

Chapter 3: Attribution Theory 

Chapter 4: Social Cognitive Theory 

Chapter 5: Goals and Goal Orientations

Chapter 6: Interest and Affect 

Chapter 7: Intrinsic Motivation

Chapter 8: Teacher and Classroom Influences

Chapter 9: School Influences

Chapter 10: Peer, Family, and Community Influences 

Editorial Reviews

“I find it essential that students have access to such strong representations of the basic theories and work in the field of motivation. . . . This book goes a long way toward reinforcing the voices of experts who make data-driven decisions about how to foster motivation. . . . There are no available books [on motivation] as excellently crafted as this one.”     —Theresa A. Thorkildsen, University of Illinois at Chicago   “This book is certainly the most comprehensive treatment of motivation. There are several others I have perused but they often take a certain approach to motivation whereas this book covers ALL approaches. The authors present a very complete and unbiased treatment of the literature.”         —Daniel H. Robinson, University of Texas   “I very much like the application pop-outs and the case studies, which illustrate applied examples of the concepts. I really think that this helps students to have a better understanding of the concepts the text is presenting. I also like that the text discusses specific studies.”        —William Watson, Purdue University