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Motivational profiles in mathematics: What role do gender, age and parents’ valuing of mathematics play?

  title={Motivational profiles in mathematics: What role do gender, age and parents’ valuing of mathematics play?},
  author={Rebecca Lazarides and Charlott Rubach and Angela Ittel},
  journal={International Journal of Gender, Science, and Technology},
This study investigated students’ motivational profiles in mathematics and the associations of these profiles with students’ gender, age, and perceptions of their parents’ valuing of mathematics. The study also examined whether students’ motivational profile membership was associated with their achievement in mathematics. Survey data were collected from 849 seventh- to tenth-grade students (boys: 54.8%; average age: 14.19) in 108 classes. Data analysis revealed four motivational profiles: a low… Expand

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