Social context, student's motivation, and academic achievement: Toward a process model

  title={Social context, student's motivation, and academic achievement: Toward a process model},
  author={Fr{\'e}d{\'e}ric Guay and Robert J. Vallerand},
  journal={Social Psychology of Education},
The purpose of the present research was to propose and test a motivational process model of academic achievement. The model posits that parental, teachers, and school administration support for students' autonomy positively influences students' perceived school competence and autonomy. In turn, perceived school competence and autonomy affect positively self-determined school motivation which in turn influences academic achievement. Two studies using a prospective design tested the adequacy of… Expand

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