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Enhancing Student Motivation Through the Pursuit of Possible Selves

Hock, M.F., Deshler, D.D., & Schumaker, J.B. (2006). Enhancing student motivation through the pursuit of possible selves. In C. Dunkel & J. Kerpelman (Eds.), Possible Selves: Theory, Research and Application. Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science Publishers.

Topic: Motivation
Subcategory: Research
Summary: This chapter describes the Possible Selves program, an intervention designed to enhance academic motivation and improve student performance across different instructional levels on key outcome measures. It describes the results of three studies involving university-level student-athletes and middle school students.

 

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