An intervention to improve motivation for homework
Akioka, Elisabeth & Gilmore, Linda (2013) An intervention to improve motivation for homework. Australian Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 23(1), pp. 34-48.
A repeated measures design, with randomly assigned intervention and control groups and multiple sources of information on each participant, was used to examine whether changing the method of delivery of a school’s homework program in order to better meet the students’ needs for autonomy, relatedness and competence would lead to more positive student attitudes to homework and whether there would also be a positive change in overall motivation. The participants were 104 male students aged 10 to 12 years who attended a single sex high school. There was no overall intervention effect on motivation; however, the intervention appeared to have a protective effect on the quality of motivation.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||homework, motivation, self-determination theory, intervention|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > PSYCHOLOGY AND COGNITIVE SCIENCES (170000) > PSYCHOLOGY (170100) > Educational Psychology (170103)|
|Divisions:||Current > Schools > School of Cultural & Professional Learning
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2013 Please consult the authors.|
|Deposited On:||15 Feb 2013 04:28|
|Last Modified:||17 Aug 2013 11:58|
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