ERIC Number: EJ464545
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1993
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Reinventing Schools for Early Adolescents: Emphasizing Task Goals.
Maehr, Martin L.; Anderman, Eric M.
Elementary School Journal, v93 n5 p593-610 May 1993
Suggests that a school environment that stresses learning or task goals is more conducive to cognitive engagement than an environment that emphasizes the demonstration of ability. The initial results of a case study in a middle grades school illustrate how stress on task or ability goals affects the school learning environment and student motivation and learning. (PAM)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Identifiers - Location: Michigan (Detroit)