A Motivational Science Perspective on the Role of Student Motivation in Learning and Teaching Contexts.

  title={A Motivational Science Perspective on the Role of Student Motivation in Learning and Teaching Contexts.},
  author={Paul R. Pintrich},
  journal={Journal of Educational Psychology},
  • P. Pintrich
  • Published 1 December 2003
  • Education
  • Journal of Educational Psychology
A motivational science perspective on student motivation in learning and teaching contexts is developed that highlights 3 general themes for motivational research. The 3 themes include the importance of a general scientific approach for research on student motivation, the utility of multidisciplinary perspectives, and the importance of use-inspired basic research on motivation. Seven substantive questions are then suggested as important directions for current and future motivational science… 

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