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Cultural Continuity Between Home and School as a Predictor of Student Motivation: What We Know, What We Need to Learn, and Implications for Practice

Kristen Bogner Warzon and Marika Ginsburg-Block

in Academic Motivation and the Culture of School in Childhood and Adolescence

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195326819
eISBN:
9780199847532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326819.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Recent studies have observed disparities on cultural continuity between home and school as predictors of students' motivation. This chapter illustrates the results of such studies and the ... More


‘For how long can you expect a child to blow into a French horn?’

Gary E. McPherson, Jane W. Davidson, and Robert Faulkner

in Music In Our Lives: Rethinking Musical Ability, Development, and Identity

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199579297
eISBN:
9780191738463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579297.003.0031
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Social Psychology

Chapter 2 and 3 raised doubts about how long the majority of young students could be expected to commit to ongoing instrumental learning in the face of a range of demotive factors: serious ... More


Academic Motivation and the Culture of School: Thematic Integration

Cynthia Hudley

in Academic Motivation and the Culture of School in Childhood and Adolescence

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195326819
eISBN:
9780199847532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326819.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter concentrates on presenting the themes that emerge within each of the three divisions that organize the chapters in this volume. Firstly, the developmental and contextual aspects of ... More


Cultural Mistrust, Academic Outcome Expectations, and Outcome Values Among African American Adolescent Males

Miles Anthony Irving

in Academic Motivation and the Culture of School in Childhood and Adolescence

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195326819
eISBN:
9780199847532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326819.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Research on student motivation has been a particularly robust area of study for examining student underachievement. Recent evidences show that African Americans as a group have continued to struggle ... More


Strings Attached: Untangling the Ethics of Incentives

Ruth W. Grant

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151601
eISBN:
9781400839742
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151601.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

Incentives can be found everywhere—in schools, businesses, factories, and government—influencing people's choices about almost everything, from financial decisions and tobacco use to exercise and ... More


Essential Solidarities for Understanding Latino Adolescents' Moral and Academic Engagement

Theresa A. Thorkildsen, Courtney J. Golant, and Elizabeth Cambray-Engstrom

in Academic Motivation and the Culture of School in Childhood and Adolescence

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195326819
eISBN:
9780199847532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326819.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter observes the structure of one large urban school and the community in which it is located with the aim to have a better understanding on the influence of perceived school culture on ... More


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