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International Journal of Educational Research

Volume 33, Number 7

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Number of articles: 7

  1. The volitional basis of Personality Systems Interaction Theory:: applications in learning and treatment contexts

    Julius Kuhl

    This chapter discusses the volitional basis of Personality Systems Interaction Theory (PSI), and applies it to the improvement of conditions for learning and psychological treatment. The theory... More

    pp. 665-703

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  2. Effective self-regulation of goal attainment

    Gabriele Oettingen, Gaby Hönig & Peter M. Gollwitzer

    Self-regulatory strategies of goal setting and goal striving are analyzed in three experiments. Experiment 1 uses fantasy realization theory (Oettingen, in: J. Brandstätter, R.M. Lerner (Eds.),... More

    pp. 705-732

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  3. Exploring volitional problems in academic procrastinators

    Siegfried Dewitte & Willy Lens

    The study tested the hypothesis that focusing on details of studying (i.e., a low-action identity) would enhance performance and persistence. The data supported this hypothesis for non... More

    pp. 733-750

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  4. Individual differences in trait motivation: development of the Motivational Trait Questionnaire

    Eric D. Heggestad & Ruth Kanfer

    The development and initial evaluation of a measure of motivational traits, the Motivational Trait Questionnaire (MTQ), is described. Based upon theorizing by Kanfer and Heggestad (In B.M. Staw, & ... More

    pp. 751-776

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  5. Volitional strategies and future time perspective: embracing the complexity of dynamic interactions

    Jenefer Husman, Erin McCann & H. Michael Crowson

    This study investigated the dynamic interaction, over time, between volitional strategy use and perceptions of endogenous instrumentality, two constructs associated with choice and executive... More

    pp. 777-799

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  6. The relation between students’ motivational beliefs and their use of motivational regulation strategies

    C.A Wolters & H Rosenthal

    The goal of this study was to investigate the relation between a set of pre-decisional beliefs including students’ task value, self-efficacy, and learning and performance goal orientations and five... More

    pp. 801-820

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  7. Creating classroom contexts that support young children's development of self-regulated learning

    Nancy E Perry & Karen J.O VandeKamp

    The purpose of the research reported in this chapter is twofold: first, to identify features of classroom environments that promote self-regulated approaches to reading and writing in young... More

    pp. 821-843

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