Chapter 10

Self evaluation is when students judge their behavior

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Unformatted text preview: sk questions about their progress.” Self-Monitoring/Self-Evaluation In order for students to self-manage their behavior, they first must be aware of that behavior (Bandura, 1986). Self-monitoring and self-evaluation are the processes used to develop this type of self-awareness. With self-monitoring, students identify and record occurrences of target behaviors (O’Reilly, et al., 2002; Shapiro & Cole, 1994; Trammel, Schloss, & Alper, 1994). For example, 31 students may make a mark on an index card every time they raise their hand before speaking in a class discussion. Self-evaluation is when students judge their behavior in terms of a standard or criterion (Manning, 1991). An example of a self-evaluation technique would be students using a five-point scale to rate their ability to follow directions. Self-monitoring. Self-monitoring can be viewed as both an assessment and intervention approach. When self-awareness leads to modification of a behavior, it is called the reactive effect (Schloss & Smith, 1994). For example, asking you to count the number of times you daydream while reading this text may cause you to daydream less often. If so, that would be an example of the react...
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