Ch11_ppt_-_Motivation_and_Emotion

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Unformatted text preview: h-need achievers (+ low in fear of failure): need (+ • On easy tasks: Don’t always outperform others On easy • On challenging or more important tasks: outshine others On challenging or more outshine (higher level of performance & more persistence; strive hard when: personally responsible, there’s risk of not succeeding, succeeding, & when given feedback by others) • Intermediate tasks are preferred when the outcomes are are uncertain uncertain Low-need achievers: choose easy or very difficult choose Perception of outcome uncertainty counts 20 Create PDF files without this message by purchasing novaPDF printer (http://www.novapdf.com) 11/30/2009 Achievement Goal Theory Stresses Stresses the manner in which success is defined both by by individual & within achievement situation itself Individual level Achievement Goal Orientation Achievement Goal Mastery orientation: focus on personal improvement, focus giving giving max effort, & perfecting new skills Ego orientation: goal is to outperform others goal (hopeful...
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