ERIC Number: EJ584797
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
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An Interview Study of College Freshmen's Beliefs about Their Academic Motivation.
van Etten, Shawn; Pressley, Michael; Freebern, Geoffrey; Echevarria, Marissa
European Journal of Psychology of Education, v13 n1 p105-30 Mar 1998
Hypothesizes that students are conscious of their decision making regarding academics, and thus, are able to report factors affecting their academic motivation. Finds that they reported more factors than have been considered in previous theoretical analyses of academic motivation, with students perceiving interactions between motivational factors as determinative of academic efforts and achievement. (DSK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme Issue: The Development of Metacognition: Theoretical Issues and Educational Implications.