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White's competence motivation (4)

- natural impulse to feel competent
- develop a drive for mastery
- competence -> drive for mastery
-confidence -> curiosity

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mastery experiences/enactive influences

- past performance
- successful history -> confidence

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vicarious influences

info derived from social comparison

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persuasion influences

self-persuasion or that of others

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physiological emotional influences

- how we feel about whether we are: comfortable, capable, etc

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Weiner/Dweck Attribution theory

- expected performance depends on perception individual holds for causes of success/failure

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attributions (w/d)

explanations given for our performance

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locus

(dimension of attribution) degree to which cause is believed to be internal/external to the person

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stability

(dimension of attribution)
degree to which cause is stable (fixed) /unstable (varies in time)

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controllability

(dimension of attribution)
degree to which cause is controlled by person

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weiner's attribution theory

- dimension classification vs reason for failure
- how explanations/justifications/excuses influence motivation/behaviour

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entity theory vs incremental theory (dweck)

e: ability fixed/unmodifiable
i: modifiable

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ego-involved learners

concerned w/what others think of them

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epistemological beliefs

beliefs about structure, stability, certainty of knowledge, and how knowledge is best learned

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achievement motivation (McClelland/Atkinson)

2 desires: achieve/excel, avoid failure

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resultant motivation

tendency that is stronger given a need to achieve and need to avoid failure

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atkinson's expectancy-valence model

- motivation = perceived probability of success X incentive value of success

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problem-based learning

authentic task; realistic problems that don't necessarily have right answers