Unformatted text preview: Dealing with attributions: • Concentrate on the task at hand rather than failing • Cope with failures be retracing their steps to discover mistakes • Attribute their failures to a lack of effort rather than lack of ability Mastery Orientation-focuses on the task rather than on their ability, have positive affect, and generate solution-oriented strategies to improve performance Helpless Orientation-focus on their personal inadequacies, often attributes their difficulty to a lack of ability, and display negative affect. Performance Orientation-being concerned with outcome rather than with process Self-efficacy-the belief that one can master a situation and produce positive outcomes....
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- Fall '11
- extrinsic motivation, internal motivation, display negative affect