ERIC Number: EJ576019
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: 0
Perceived Control and the Development of Academic Motivation. Commentary.
Eccles, Jacquelynne S.
Monographs of the Society for Research in Child Development, v63 n2-3 p221-31 1998
Comments on Skinner, Zimmer-Gembeck and Connell's study (PS 528 522) which investigated the relationship between elementary school students' beliefs-performance cycles and their perceived control and classroom engagement. Notes methodological and theoretical issues and controversial issues raised by the study. Discusses the links to other motivational theories and problems in studying dynamic systems of influence and behavior and of providing context. (JPB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Serial No. 254.