Editor: Stuart Karabenick and Timothy C. Urdan
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This established book series is designed to reflect current research and theory concerned with motivation and achievement in work, school and play. Each volume focuses on a particular issue or theme and the series has a special goal of bringing the best in social science to bear on socially significant problems.
Advances in Motivation and Achievement, as the premier series in its field, explores current issues at the cutting edge of motivational science and reflects the richness and variety that exists across achievement and motivation research today. It brings together researchers in motivation from around the world to address new directions in measures and methods for motivational research.
This book series:
• has a long-standing tradition of highlighting innovative work of leading scholars in the field.
• offers new theoretical, conceptual, methodological, and pragmatic tools and perspectives on measuring and assessing motivation.
• reflects and chronicles the interests, insights, findings and concerns of motivational researchers.
With contributions from some of the most well-respected veterans in motivation research to influential new voices and an emphasis on excellent and groundbreaking research this series is a must-have for all motivation researchers.
Subject coverage reflects the richness and variety that exists across motivation research today and includes, but is not restricted to:
• prominent theories of motivation
• sociocultural approaches to the study of motivation
• the application of motivation research in classrooms
• the policy implications of motivation research.
• social-psychological approaches to the study of motivation and achievement
• motivation and religion
• contextual influences on motivation
• motivation and health, work, sports and education.
Volume 16, The Decade Ahead, takes stock of the current state of knowledge in several areas of motivation research and looks forward to the most likely and promising avenues for research in the coming decade. The chapters, from a mix of both new and veteran researchers, summarize the current state of the research in a particular area of motivation and then offer informed speculation about where the research will go in the coming decade.
The volume has published in a two part set, Volume 16A, The Decade Ahead: Theoretical Perspectives on Motivation and Achievement and Volume 16B, The Decade Ahead: Applications and Contexts of Motivation and Achievement and both published in July 2010.
Timothy C. Urdan
Santa Clara University
University of Michigan
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