Research on Sociocultural Influences on Motivation and Learning - 2nd Volume

Edited by:
Dennis M. McInerney, The Education University of Hong Kong
Shawn Van Etten, SUNY Cortland

A volume in the series: Research on Sociocultural Influences on Motivation and Learning. Editor(s): Dennis M. McInerney, The Education University of Hong Kong.

Published 2002

CONTENTS
Foreword. Martin L. Maehr. Introduction. Bridging the Sociocultural Divide: An Encouragement for Researchers to Consider a Wheel of Research Perspective. Shawn Van Etten and Dennis M. McInerney. Part I. FOCUS ON IDENTITY. The Self in Cultural Context: Meaning And Valence. David Yun Dai. Ethnic Identity and the Sociocultural Playing Field: Choices Made by Ethnically Mixed Adolescents in Hawaii. William L. Greene. Self-Schema, Motivation and Learning: A Cross-Cultural Comparison. Chi-hung Ng and Peter Renshaw. Students “At Risk”: Exploring Identity from a Sociocultural Perspective. Jennifer A. Vadeboncoeur and Pedro R. Portes. Person-Environment Fit in Higher Education: How Good Is the Fit for Indigenous Students? Gerard J. Fogarty and Colin White. Part II. FOCUS ON FAMILIES AND COMMUNITIES. The Social Construction of Interest in a Learning Community. Kimberley Pressick-Kilborn and Richard Walker. Motivation to Improve Adult Education in Under-Educated Adults in Rural Communities. Eric M. Anderman, Jane Jensen, Diana Haleman, and Beth Goldstein. Teacher Immediacy and Student Motivation. Nanette Potee. The Social Mediation of Metacognition. Gregory P. Thomas. Motivation and African-American Youth: Exploring Assumptions Of Some Contemporary Motivation Theories. Tamera B. Murdock, Megan Brooks Bolch, George Dent, & Natalie Hale Wilcox. Communities Sharing Research: An American Indian Case Study. Dawn Iwamoto and Henry Radda. Part III. FOCUS ON METHODS. Cross-Cultural Differences in Affective Meaning of Achievement: A Semantic Differential Study. Farideh Salili and Rumjahn Hoosain. Motivation and Learning Strategies: A Cross-Cultural Perspective. David Watkins, Dennis McInerney, Clement Lee, Adebowale Akande, and Murari Regmi. Translation Issues in Cross-Cultural Research: Review and Recommendations. Teresa García Duncan. Author Biographies.