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ERIC Number: EJ440457
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
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ISSN: ISSN-0022-0663
History of Motivational Research in Education.
Weiner, Bernard
Journal of Educational Psychology, v82 n4 p616-22 Dec 1990
The history of motivational research in education is traced through the "Encyclopedia of Educational Research." Major trends are documented, including (1) the drive concept; (2) the motivation-learning distinction; (3) individual differences; and (4) the emergence of cognitive concerns and the self. Current and future trends are discussed. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses; Speeches/Meeting Papers
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Language: English
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Identifiers: Drive Theory; Encyclopedia of Educational Research
Note: Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association (Boston, MA, April 16-20, 1990).