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Evaluation of the Big-Two-Factor Theory of academic motivation orientations: An evaluation of jingle-jangle fallacies

Abstract:

Academic motivation orientation research has consistently found two factors, typically called Performance (or Ego) and Learning (or Mastery or Task) that appear to overlap substantially with other factors coming from different theoretical perspectives. Similar to related work in the Big Five Theory of Personality, we posit a Big-Two-Factor Theory of academic motivation orientation and evaluate the implicit but largely untested assumption that selected motivation constructs can be represented ...

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10.1207/S15327906MBR3802_3

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, SSD, Education
Craven, RG More by this author
Hinkley, JW More by this author
Volume:
38
Issue:
2
Pages:
189-224
Publication date:
2003
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EISSN:
1532-7906
ISSN:
0027-3171
URN:
uuid:2951b14e-5242-47a8-8459-f8fbe7e94a89
Source identifiers:
103251
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pubs:103251

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