Measuring cognitive and psychological engagement: Validation of the Student Engagement Instrument

  title={Measuring cognitive and psychological engagement: Validation of the Student Engagement Instrument},
  author={James Appleton and Sandra L. Christenson and Dongjin Kim and Amy L. Reschly},
  journal={Journal of School Psychology},
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  • L. Babakova
  • Psychology, Education
    CBU International Conference Proceedings
  • 2019
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