It pays to be motivated in a motivated country: The influence of person-culture match on school motivation and achievement

Ronnel Bornasal KING, Yuyang CAI, Hongfei DU

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Abstract

We tested how person-culture match in school motivation leads to better school outcomes. We used the PISA 2009 data which sampled 502,261 students from 73 countries. Results of multilevel random-coefficient modeling showed that the relationship between a students’ motivation and achievement was optimized in highly motivated countries. Copyright © 2018 Association for Psychological Science.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - May 2018

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King, R. B., Cai, Y., & Du, H. (2018, May). It pays to be motivated in a motivated country: The influence of person-culture match on school motivation and achievement. Poster presented at the 30th APS Annual Convention, Hilton San Francisco Union Square, San Francisco, USA.

Keywords

  • Education