ERIC Number: EJ663518
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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The Influence of Optimism and Pessimism on Student Achievement in Mathematics.
Yates, Shirley M.
Mathematics Education Research Journal, v14 n1 p4-15 Nov 2002
Considers students' casual attributions as fundamental motivational variables as well as critical motivators of their persistence in learning. Measures optimism, pessimism, and achievement in mathematics in a sample of primary and lower secondary students. Discusses the relationships between grade levels, gender, optimism, and pessimism in student achievement. (Author/KHR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Identifiers - Location: Australia