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ERIC Number: EJ389962
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1988
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Students' Goal Orientations and Cognitive Engagement in Classroom Activities.
Meece, Judith L.; And Others
Journal of Educational Psychology, v80 n4 p514-23 Dec 1988
Structural equation analysis of the cognitive engagement (CE) of 100 fifth and 175 sixth graders in science activities demonstrated that students who placed greater emphasis on task-mastery goals reported more active CE. Students oriented toward social recognition, pleasing the teacher, or avoiding work had a lower level of CE. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research; Speeches/Meeting Papers
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Language: English
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