ERIC Number: EJ585733
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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Black Female Secondary Honor Graduates: Influences on Achievement Motivation.
Grant, Dale F.; Battle, Dorothy A.; Murphy, Sue C.; Heggoy, Synnove J.
Journal of Secondary Gifted Education, v10 n3 p103-19 Spr 1999
This study investigated influences on achievement motivation with nine rural, black, female high-school honor graduates. Participants reported and exhibited adaptive-achievement-motivation patterns that were mastery-oriented. Being black was a significant factor that was manifested though the goal of disproving incompetence and peer support that sustained their efforts. (Author/CR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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