Achievement

Achievement - Achievement Why is Achievement in adolescence...

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Achievement Why is Achievement in adolescence important? Relevance for educational and career plans Influence on self-esteem Achievement is a global indicator of adjustment Academic demands become especially challenging during adolescence Components of Achievement Motivation  – the desire to do well Commitment  – willingness to work hard Self-efficacy  – belief that you can do well Motivation Intrinsic Motivation  – Desire to achieve that focuses on mastery of the material and an interest  in learning Extrinsic Motivation  – Desire to achieve that is determined by anticipation of external rewards Goal Orientation Performance Goal Orientation  – Goals for involvement in academic activities that focus on  outcomes (such as grades) Mastery Goal Orientation  – goals for academic activities that focus on learning and mastery of  the material Efficacy beliefs for Academic Outcomes An individual’s understanding of the effectiveness of their own behavior Does the adolescent believe that he or she has the capacity to do well in school? Achievement Attributions:
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This note was uploaded on 04/28/2008 for the course PSYC 338 taught by Professor Lindsey during the Spring '07 term at USC.

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