ERIC Number: EJ308837
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
Determinants of Academic Achievement: The Interaction of Children's Achievement Orientations with Skill Area.
Licht, Barbara G.; Dweck, Carol S.
Developmental Psychology, v20 n4 p628-36 Jul 1984
Examines the degree to which experiencing confusion during the acquisition of new academic material differentially affects classroom performance of helpless and mastery-oriented fifth-graders. Provides an initial test of a theoretical approach to understanding differences between male and female performances in different subject areas. (AS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Researchers; Teachers; Practitioners
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