ABSTRACT: Children’s motivation towards Physical Education (PE) decreases over the elementary school year, but little is known about how and why those declines influence changes of children’s intention and Physical Activity (PA). Guided by the expectancy-value model, this study attempted to examine the relationship between changes of children’s motivation to changes in children’s.
Social cognitive models of achievement motivation (e.g., expectancy-value theory by Eccles and Wigfield, 2002; hierarchical model of achievement motivation by Elliot and Church, 1997) comprise a variety of motivation constructs that can be organized in two broad categories (see Pintrich et al., 1993, p. 176): students’ “beliefs about their capability to perform a task,” also called.
Outline for Motivation 8 Rules, Principles, Conditions, Cases. Motivation is an internal construct (Byrnes, 2001 Stipek, 1988) Motivation is personal and cultural (Berk, 2001 Wigfield, Eccles, Rodriguez, 1997) Motivational theorists try to explain the whys of human behavior (Wigfield, et al.) Motivational techniques are controversial.Guthrie and Wigfield (2000) and Wigfield and Tonks (2004) and of motivation in general in Pintrich and Schunk (2002) and Eccles, Wigfield, and Schiefele (1998). Measures of reading motivation are only beginning to be developed. Wigfield and Guthrie (1997) and Baker and Wigfield (1999), building on work in the general motivation literature, developed the Motivations for Reading Question-300 The.Eccles, Jacquelynne S; Wigfield, Allan This book discusses research and theory on how motivation changes as children progress through school, gender differences in motivation, and motivational differences as an aspect of ethnicity. Motivation is discussed within the context of school achievement as well as athletic and musical performance.
Motivation in children predicts motivation later in life, and the stability of this relationship strengthens with age. Traditionally, educators consider intrinsic motivation to be more desirable and to result in better learning outcomes than extrinsic motivation. In general, children appear to enter school with high levels of intrinsic motivation, although motivation tends to decline as.Read More
In this chapter we discuss the nature of children's achievement motivation and how it develops over the school years. We focus on the competence-related belief, value, goal, interest, and intrinsic aspects of motivation that have been emphasized in much of the research on motivation. We then discuss how different aspects of classroom and school practices influence motivation, and how teacher.Read More
Motivation for Achievement in Mathematics: Findings, Generalizations, and Criticisms of the Research James A. Middleton, Arizona State University Photini A. Spanias, Arizona State University In this review we examine recent research in the area of motivation in mathematics education.Read More
Effects of homework motivation and worry anxiety on homework achievement in mathematics and English. Educational Research and Evaluation, Vol. 21, Issue. 7-8, p. 491. CrossRef; Google Scholar; Tsai, Liang-Ting Yang, Chih-Chien and Chang, Yu-Jen 2015. Gender Differences in Factors Affecting Science Performance of Eighth Grade Taiwan Students. The Asia-Pacific Education Researcher, Vol. 24.Read More
Achievement motivation theories are used to understand gender discrepancies in motivation across various academic domains. Early on in the field of motivation research, researchers commonly used an attribution framework to study achievement-related outcomes among men and women. Self-efficacy theory and a revised expectancy-value theory of achievement-related choices dominate the current.Read More
This chapter begins with a discussion of the nature of children’s achievement motivation and how it develops over the school years, with a focus on the competence-related belief, value, goal, interest, and intrinsic motivation aspects of motivation that have been emphasized in much recent research on motivation. Following is a discussion of how different aspects of classroom and school.Read More
Historically, motivation theorists were concerned with individuals’behaviors, and they paid less attention to atti-tudes or beliefs about a learning activity. In the 1950s, B. F. Skinner conducted studies to see what external events or stimuli might lead to or reinforce particular behaviors. If the goal was to have students complete a homework.Read More
Relations of Children's Motivation for Reading to the Amount and Breadth of Their Reading Allan Wigfield and John T. Guthrie University of Maryland College Park The authors explored different aspects of children's reading motivation and how children's motivation related to the amount and breadth of their reading. The reading motives assessed included self-efficacy, intrinsic-extrinsic.Read More
Relationship between motivation, attribution and performance expectancy in children’s reading. The importance of reading engagement and reading attainment in the development of children has been well established in research; however, there is significantly less research into the factors that motivate children to read. This study looks to build upon previous reading motivation literature and.Read More