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Student motivation typically has been studied as it relates to extrinsic (e.g., reinforcement) or intrinsic (e.g., personal choice) sources of influence, with scant attention to sociocultural context. This article builds on a previous article in this special issue which suggested that students differentiate the social (school, teacher, classmates) from the academic (math, reading) domains of school. This article explores individual differences in students’ global understandings of, and dispositions toward, school.
Updated: Dec. 22, 2008
The article examines an unsuccessful university-school collaboration project. The project which dealt with classroom behavior engaged researchers from the university and school sector in order to improve the management of behavior in classrooms. Despite the team's strong research background, strong collaborative base and mutual interest in devising new approaches to curb violence, the team was unable to progress.
Updated: Jan. 14, 2008