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Fries, Stefan; Schmid, Sebastian; Hofer, Manfred – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2007
Value orientations are believed to influence learning in school. We assume that this influence is mediated by the valences attached to specific school subjects. In a questionnaire study (704 students from 36 classes) achievement and well-being value orientations were measured. Students also rated valence scales for the school subjects German and…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Goal Orientation, Values, Questionnaires
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Schmid, Sebastian; Hofer, Manfred; Dietz, Franziska; Reinders, Heinz; Fries, Stefan – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2005
The assumption that today's German students are able to successfully combine synthesis achievement values and well-being values appears to be overly optimistic when regarded from the perspective of motivational psychology. The results of a qualitative-quantitative interview study with 25 students indicate that achievement and well-being values may…
Descriptors: Learning Processes, Leisure Time, Student Attitudes, Values