ERIC Number: EJ482595
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1993
The Relationship of School Belonging and Friends' Values to Academic Motivation among Urban Adolescent Students.
Goodenow, Carol; Grady, Kathleen E.
Journal of Experimental Education, v62 n1 p60-71 Fall 1993
The relationships among early adolescents' sense of school belonging, perceptions of their friends' academic values, and academic motivation were studied for 301 African American, white (Anglo), and Hispanic students in 2 urban junior high schools. Correlations between school belonging and motivation-related measures is positive and statistically significant. (SLD)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Adolescents, Anglo Americans, Black Students, Correlation, Dropouts, Females, Friendship, Hispanic Americans, Junior High School Students, Junior High Schools, Males, Peer Influence, Peer Relationship, School Attitudes, Sex Differences, Student Attitudes, Student Motivation, Urban Schools, Values, White Students
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A