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Can achievement goal theory enhance our understanding of motivation and performance of African American students?

Freeman, K; Gutman, L; Midgley, C; (2002) Can achievement goal theory enhance our understanding of motivation and performance of African American students? In: Midgley, C, (ed.) Goals, Goal Structures, and Patterns of Adaptive Learning. (pp. 174-204). Erlbaum: Mahwah, NJ.

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Type: Book chapter
Title: Can achievement goal theory enhance our understanding of motivation and performance of African American students?
ISBN: 0 8058 3884 8
Additional information: This chapter examined the achievement goal theory and how it relates to differences in motivation between African American and European American students. The chapter also examined quantitative and qualitative research pertaining to whether achievement goal theory can explain the underachievement of minority students.
Keywords: Secondary school, Children at risk
UCL classification: UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Brain Sciences
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Brain Sciences > Div of Psychology and Lang Sciences
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Brain Sciences > Div of Psychology and Lang Sciences > Clinical, Edu and Hlth Psychology
URI: http://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/id/eprint/1541628
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