Suitable for motivation researchers, this volume presents social-psychological approaches to the study of motivation and achievement, and chapters that cover a broad range of topics, from the influence of peers to the influence of color, on motivation and achievement.
In the last two decades, goal orientation theory has become an important perspective in the field of achievement motivation, and particularly in academic motivation. However, as research in the theory has proliferated, the use of multiple methods to assess goal orientations seems to have contributed to theoretical vagueness, especially with regard to the origin, development, and stability of these orientations. This review article starts with a critique of methods used in goal orientation resear...
Presents a systematic approach to the topic of motivation and religion through the lens of theories of motivation as expectancy-value, self-determination, and achievement goal theory. This book features scholars offering views about how such theories help to understand religiosity and its impact on human experiences and behavior.
This article provides an integrative perspective on the articles presented in this special issue. It is also a very personal perspective. In such small space it is impossible to do justice fully to Paul's work or to the reflections on that work. What this final article attempts is a statement that emphasizes the scope and depth of this work as perceived, especially stressing the impact that it has, and will continue to have, for education and psychology for years to come.