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JournalISSN: 0361-476X

Contemporary Educational Psychology 

Elsevier BV
About: Contemporary Educational Psychology is an academic journal published by Elsevier BV. The journal publishes majorly in the area(s): Academic achievement & Psychology. It has an ISSN identifier of 0361-476X. Over the lifetime, 1819 publications have been published receiving 137528 citations. The journal is also known as: CEP.

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TL;DR: This review revisits the classic definitions of intrinsic and extrinsic motivation in light of contemporary research and theory and discusses the relations of both classes of motives to basic human needs for autonomy, competence and relatedness.

13,996 citations

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TL;DR: The expectancy-value theory of motivation is discussed, focusing on an expectancy- value model developed and researched by Eccles, Wigfield, and their colleagues, and its components are compared to those of related constructs, including self-efficacy, intrinsic and extrinsic motivation, and interest.

5,389 citations

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TL;DR: Researchers have succeeded in verifying its discriminant validity as well as convergent validity in predicting common motivational outcomes, such as students' activity choices, effort, persistence, and emotional reactions.

3,340 citations

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TL;DR: The authors constructed a 52-item inventory to measure adults' metacognitive awareness and classified items into eight subcomponents subsumed under two broader categories, knowledge of cognition and regulation of cognition.

2,131 citations

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TL;DR: Cooperative learning is one of the greatest success stories in the history of educational research as discussed by the authors, and the most frequent objective of this research is to determine the effects of cooperative learning on student achievement.

1,563 citations

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