ERIC Number: EJ442296
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1990
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Children's Help-Seeking in the Classroom: The Role of Motivational Factors and Attitudes.
Newman, Richard S.
Journal of Educational Psychology, v82 n1 p71-80 Mar 1990
Characteristics related to help-seeking (perceived competence, motivational orientation, attitudes and beliefs, and age) were examined for 177 children in grades 3, 5, and 7. By grade seven, positive and negative attitudes were influential. Developmental and individual difference factors are discussed in connection with help-seeking and academic achievement. (SLD)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Age Differences, Beliefs, Child Development, Classroom Techniques, Comparative Testing, Competence, Elementary Education, Elementary School Students, Grade 3, Grade 5, Grade 7, Help Seeking, Instructional Program Divisions, Middle Schools, Questionnaires, Structural Equation Models, Student Attitudes, Student Motivation
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research; Speeches/Meeting Papers
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