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ERIC Number: EJ644667
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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ISSN: ISSN-0022-0663
The Classroom Environment and Students' Reports of Avoidance Strategies in Mathematics: A Multimethod Study.
Turner, Julianne C.; Midgley, Carol; Meyer, Debra K.; Gheen, Margaret; Anderman, Eric M.; Kang, Yongjin; Patrick, Helen
Journal of Educational Psychology, v94 n1 p88-106 Mar 2002
The relation between learning environment (perceptions of classroom goal structure and teachers' instructional discourse) and students' reported use of avoidance strategies (self-handicapping, avoidance of help seeking) and preference to avoid novelty in mathematics was examined. High incidence of motivational support was uniquely characteristic of high-mastery/low-avoidance classrooms, suggesting mastery goals include an affective component. (Author)
Publication Type: Journal Articles
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Language: English
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IES Cited: ED498581