Ch11_ppt_-_Motivation_and_Emotion

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Unformatted text preview: ly (hopefully with little effort) Situational level Motivational climate: encourages/ encourages/ rewards either mastery or ego approach to defining success success Achievement Goal Theory Individual Goal Orientation: • Mastery goals: focus on desire to master task & learn focus new knowledge or skills intrinsic motivation (exams intrinsic are are positive challenges) • Ego-approach goals: competitive orientation that competitive focuses focuses on being judged favorably relative to others • Ego-avoidance goals: avoiding negative judgments by avoiding oneself or others fear of failure (exams as anxietyprovoking threats) Who Who enjoys class more? Who gets better grades? Which is preferable? 21 Create PDF files without this message by purchasing novaPDF printer (http://www.novapdf.com) 11/30/2009 Achievement Goal Theory Motivational Motivational Climate (influenced by significant others) (influenced • Ego-involving climate: based on comparisons, involving based comparisons, urged urged to compete, get special attention Belief that ability, not hard work, leads to success • Mastery-involving climate: emphasis & reward on emphasis effort, enjoyment, & personal improveme...
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