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Learning Theories: An Educational Perspective
Chapter 1 -- Learning: Introduction, Issues, Historical Perspectives Learning Defined Learning Theory and Research Functions of theory Conducting research Methods of Assessing Learning DirectExpand
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Motivation in Education: Theory, Research, and Applications
Chapter 1. Motivation: Introduction and Historical Foundations Chapter 2. Expectancy-Value Theories of Motivation Chapter 3. Attribution Theory Chapter 4. Social Cognitive Theory Chapter 5. Goals andExpand
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Self-Efficacy and Academic Motivation
Academic motivation is discussed in terms of self-efficacy, an individual's judgments of his or her capabilities to perform given actions. After presenting an overview of self-efficacy theory, IExpand
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Perceived self-efficacy, or students' personal beliefs about their capabilities to learn or perform behaviors at designated levels, plays an important role in their motivation and learning.Expand
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Social Cognitive Theory and Self-Regulated Learning
Current theoretical accounts of learning view students as active seekers and processors of information (Bandura, 1986; Pintrich, Cross, Kozma, & McKeachie, 1986). Learners’ cognitions can influenceExpand
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The development of academic self-efficacy.
Publisher Summary This chapter describes the development of academic self-efficacy. This chapter focuses on the development of one type of motivational process: perceived self-efficacy. Self-efficacyExpand
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Cultivating competence, self-efficacy, and intrinsic interest through proximal self-motivation.
The present experiment tested the hypothesis that self-motivation through proximal goal setting serves as an effective mechanism for cultivating competencies, self-percepts of efficacy, and intrinsicExpand
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Self-Efficacy and Education and Instruction
Current theoretical accounts of learning and instruction postulate that students are active seekers and processors of information (Pintrich, Cross, Kozma, & McKeachie, 1986; Shuell, 1986). ResearchExpand
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Goal Setting and Self-Efficacy During Self-Regulated Learning
This article focuses on the self-regulated learning processes of goal setting and perceived self-efficacy. Students enter learning activities with goals and self-efficacy for goal attainment. AsExpand
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Social Origins of Self-Regulatory Competence
This article reviews the social origins of students' development of self-regulatory skill with special emphasis on observational learning through modeling. A social cognitive perspective onExpand
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