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Part I Commentary: So What Is Student Engagement Anyway?

  • Jacquelynne Eccles
  • Ming-Te Wang
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Abstract

This chapter, by the esteemed motivation scholar Jacque Eccles and Ming-Te Wang, provides a commentary on the five chapters in Part I. The authors offered additional critique of the issues raised by authors in this part, as well as their perspectives on future directions for the engagement construct. In addition, Eccles and Wang described links between the theories of engagement and the Expectancy-Value Theoretical Model of Achievement-Related Behavior espoused by Eccles.

Keywords

Student Engagement Extracurricular Activity School Engagement School Success Academic Motivation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute for Social ResearchUniversity of MichiganAnn ArborUSA

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