Motivation and gifted students: Implications of theory and research

  title={Motivation and gifted students: Implications of theory and research},
  author={Pamela R. Clinkenbeard},
  journal={Psychology in the Schools},
An analysis of contemporary motivation theories reveals implications for gifted and talented students. The expectancy-value framework, intrinsic-extrinsic motivation theories, goal orientations, self-efficacy and other self-perceptions, and attribution theory are described and discussed with respect to implications for the psychology and education of gifted and talented students. Illustrative empirical research on motivation and gifted students is presented, and a model of classroom motivation… 
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