This edited book examines some of the current inquiry related to the study of emotions in educational contexts. There has been a notable increased interest in educational research on emotions. Emotion in Education represents some of the most exciting and current research on emotions and education, and has the potential to impact research in this area. This combination of variety, timeliness, potential for transformation of the field, and uniqueness make this a "must-have" resource for academics in the fields of education, educational psychology, emotion psychology, cultural psychology, sociology, and teacher education. The chapters have been written for scholars in the area, but authors also wrote with graduate students in mind. Therefore, the book is also be a great volume for graduate seminars.

Key Features

*Provides in-depth examination of emotions in educational contexts *Includes international roster of contributors who represent a variety of disciplines *Represents a number of different research approaches


Scholars and graduate students in general psychology, social psychology, developmental psychology, and educational psychology

Table of Contents

I Introduction 1. Introduction to Emotions in Education by Paul A. Schutz, and Reinhard Pekrun, II Theoretical Perspectives on Emotions in Education 2. The Control-Value Theory of Achievement Emotions: An Integrative Approach to Emotions in Education by Reinhard Pekrun, Anne C. Frenzel, Thomas Goetz, and Raymond P. Perry 3. Understanding Students’ Affective Processes in the Classroom by Monique Boekaerts 4. The hierarchical model of approach-avoidance achievement motivation and emotion by Andrew Elliot, and Reinhard Pekrun 5. Examining Emotional Diversity in the Classroom: An Attribution Theorist Considers the Moral Emotions by Bernard Weiner 6. A Macro Cultural-Psychological Theory of Emotions by Carl Ratner III. Students’ Emotions in Educational Contexts 7. The Role of Affect in Student Learning: A Multi-Dimensional Approach to Considering the Interaction of Affect, Motivation, and Engagement by Elisabeth A. Linnenbrink, 8. A Dynamical Systems Perspective Regarding Students’ Learning Processes: Shame Reactions and Emergent Self-Organizations by Jeannine E. Turner, and Ralph M. Waugh 9. Being and feeling interested: Transient state, mood, and disposition by Mary Ainley 10. Test Anxiety in Educational Contexts: Concepts, Findings, and Future Directions by Moshe Zeidner 11. Students’ Emotions: A Key-Component Of Self-Regulated Learning? By Peter Op 't Eynde, Erik De Corte, and Lieven Verschaffel 12. The Impact of Race and Racism on Students’ Emotions: A Critical Race Analysis by Jessica DeCuir-Gunby, and Meca Williams IV. Teachers’ Emotions in Educational Contexts 13. Teacher identities, beliefs and goals related to emotions in the classroom by Paul A. Schutz, Dionne I. Cross, Ji Yeon Hong, and Jennifer N. Osbon 14. Scaffolding Emotions in Classr


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