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Age and gender diGerences in children''s self-and task perceptions during elementary school

Age and gender diGerences in children''s self-and task perceptions during elementary school,J. Eccles,A. Wigfield,R. D. Harold,P. Blumenfeld

Age and gender diGerences in children''s self-and task perceptions during elementary school   (Citations: 100)
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    • ...Research on motivation in sports and physical education has utilized the Eccles et al. expectancy-value model of achievement choice (Eccles et al. 1993; Eccles & Harold 1991) and achievement goal theory (Duda et al. 1995; Duda 1989) to predict the choices and goal orientations of athletes...
    • ...Adolescents’ competence beliefs and valuing of activities tend to differ mainly in sex stereotypic ways where males have higher beliefs, values and goals compared to females (Gao & Xiang 2008; Eccles et al. 1993; Eccles & Harold 1991; Wigfield et al. 1990, 1989)...
    • ...However, some studies found no or little decline in the children’s competency beliefs and subjective task values in the sports and physical education domains across age (Xiang et al. 2006, 2005; Eccles et al. 1993; Wigfield et al. 1990)...
    • ...This finding was consistent with previous studies (Gao & Xiang 2008; Wigfield et al. 1997; Eccles et al. 1993, 1984b, 1983), which found that females have lower competence beliefs than males...
    • ...This implied that older athletes can have positive beliefs about track and field with the support of significant others, as shown in previous studies (Xiang et al. 2006, 2005; Eccles et al. 1993; Wigfield et al. 1990)...

    Ngien-Siong Chinet al. SEX, AGE GROUP AND LOCALITY DIFFERENCES IN ADOLESCENT ATHLETES' BELIEF...

    • ...Boys had higher perceptions of sport competence [27, 28] while girls believed themselves more competent at reading and music [29]...

    A.-C. Sollerhedet al. Factors associated with young children's self-perceived physical compe...

    • ...Eccles and her colleagues (Eccles & Harold, 1991; Eccles, Wigfield, Harold, & Blumenfeld, 1993; Fredricks & Eccles, 2002, 2004, 2005) have conducted many studies concerning children’s expectancy and value beliefs in reference to many settings including sports, whereas Xiang (Xiang, McBride, & Guan, 2004; Xiang, McBride, Guan, & Solmon, 2003) has been the most prominent researcher applying the expectancy-value model in ...

    Zan Gaoet al. Understanding Students' Motivation in Sport and Physical Education: Fr...

    • ...Like older children and adolescents, children in kindergarten and first grade distinguish between different domains when reporting their competence (Eccles, Wigfield, Harold, & Blumenfeld, 1993; Marsh, Craven, & Debus, 1991)...
    • ...However, young children do not differentiate between different types of value (e.g., liking, importance; Eccles et al., 1993; Wigfield & Eccles, 1992)...

    Helen Patricket al. Patterns of Young Children's Motivation for Science and Teacher-Child ...

    • ...The two long-term longitudinal studies in the USA (Fredricks & Eccles, 2002; Jacobs et al., 2002) were both based on the ‘‘Childhood and Beyond’’ (CAB) program of research (Eccles, Wigfield, Harold, & Blumenfeld, 1993)...
    • ...Because gender differences in ability beliefs and values have been identified in early school years (e.g., Eccles et al., 1993; Marsh, 1989; Wigfield et al., 1997), it seems that boys and girls begin school already having those gendered perceptions...

    Helen M. G. Watt. A latent growth curve modeling approach using an accelerated longitudi...

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