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Learning and Instruction Vol. 47, No. 1 (February 2017) pp. 53–64
According to expectancy-value theory, expectancies and task values are precursors for investing effort into learning. To date, it remains largely unknown (1) to what extent expectancies and values change from one learning situation to another and (2)...
Cross-lagged relations between task motivation and performance in arithmetic and literacy in kindergarten
Learning and Instruction Vol. 19, No. 4 pp. 335–344
To examine the cross-lagged relationships between children's task motivation in mathematics and literacy, and their related performance, 139 children aged 5–6 years were examined twice during their kindergarten year. The results showed that only...
Learning and Instruction Vol. 27, No. 1 (October 2013) pp. 21–30
Although students' affects and behaviors in achievement situations have been shown to be influenced by their previous learning experiences, less is known about how they relate to students' dispositional characteristics, such as temperament. This...
Jaana Viljaranta; Gintautas Silinskas; Marja-Kristiina Lerkkanen; Riikka Hirvonen; Eija Pakarinen; Anna-Maija Poikkeus; Jari-Erik Nurmi
Learning and Instruction Vol. 56, No. 1 (August 2018) pp. 54–63
The present study used a sample of 365 children to investigate the longitudinal associations between maternal homework assistance (i.e., help, monitoring, and autonomy granting) and children's task-persistent behavior in learning situations from...