Expectancy-value theory: retrospective and prospective

@inproceedings{Wigfield2010ExpectancyvalueTR,
  title={Expectancy-value theory: retrospective and prospective},
  author={Allan Wigfield and Jenna Cambria},
  year={2010}
}
Expectancy-value theory is prominent in different areas in psychology, and a number of educational and developmental psychologists who study the development of achievement motivation have utilized this theory in their work (see Schunk, Pintrich, & Meece, 2006; Weiner, 1992; Wigfield & Eccles, 1992; Wigfield, Tonks, & Klauda, 2009 for overviews). In this chapter, we discuss current expectancy-value theoretical models of achievement motivation and review research based on these models. Much of… 

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