Lec 8 - Student Motivation Part II Lecture Notes Prof. P....

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Student Motivation – Part II Lecture Notes Prof. P. Mantzicopoulos Important Reminders Final Exam Information o Day: Friday, December 15 o Time: 7-9pm o Place: CL50 Rm 224 Study guides are on the www Review Sessions (optional): o Section 1: Wednesday, Dec. 6th o Section 2: Friday, Dec. 8th What is Covered in this Lecture Goal Theory Attribution Theory Goal Theory Goals communicate information about a person’s reasons for engaging in a task Understanding Learning and Performance Goals Learning goals o Refer to mastery and understanding of the material o Reflect an intrinsic orientation to learning Performance goals o Refer to performance to a set standard in order to: Demonstrate that you are smarter than others Win approval Gain something that is extrinsic to the task Learning and performance goals affect student achievement beliefs and behaviors Implications for Task and Strategy Choice Students with Learning Goals: o o o
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This note was uploaded on 03/01/2012 for the course EDPS 235 taught by Professor Doe during the Fall '09 term at Purdue University-West Lafayette.

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Lec 8 - Student Motivation Part II Lecture Notes Prof. P....

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