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ERIC Number: EJ510568
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1995
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ISSN: ISSN-0009-3920
Motivation and Mathematics Achievement: A Comparative Study of Asian-American, Caucasian-American, and East Asian High School Students.
Chen, Chuansheng; Stevenson, Harold W.
Child Development, v66 n4 p1215-34 Aug 1995
Examined academic achievement under a cultural motivational framework. Asian American students' performance in mathematics was found to be between that of Chinese and Japanese students and that of Caucasian Americans. Suggests that academic achievement reflects a cultural heritage that emphasizes education and the ability of all persons to benefit intellectually from diligent application of effort. (AA)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: China; Japan