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16.1: Motivation

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  • Acquired vs. intrinsic motivation

    • Bandura, A. (1997). Self-efficacy: The exercise of control. New York: W. H. Freeman. Deci, E. L. (1992). On the nature and function of motivational theories. Psychological Science, 3, 167-171.
    • Deci, E. L., & Ryan, R. M. (1985). Intrinsic motivation and self-determination in human behavior. New York: Plenum Press.
    • Hickey, D. T., & McCaslin, M. (2001). A comparative, sociocultultural analysis of context and motivation. In Volet, S. & Jaervelae, S. (Eds.), Motivation in learning contexts: Theoretical advances and methodological implications. Elmsford, NJ: Pergamon.
    • White, R. W. (1959). Motivation reconsidered: The concept of competence. Psychological Review, 66, 297-333.