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Student Learning and Motivation: Help & Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. A statement from a teacher such as You scored well on this test. Did you guess the correct answers? is an example of a _____ attribution.

Question 2 2. Which of the following can impact the expectancy-value theory?

Question 3 3. Jerry's goal in class is to get more points on all assignments than any of his classmate. Jerry's goal orientation is _____.

Question 4 4. Mr. Roberts dresses up like George Washington during his lesson on presidents for his second grade class. Mr. Roberts is hoping to increase students' intrinsic motivation for history through the use of _____.

Question 5 5. Mrs. Cook helps her 5th grade class develop the classroom rules and create a list of rewards and consequences for following or breaking class rules. Mrs. Cook is hoping to increase students' intrinsic motivation through the use of _____.

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Question 6 6. The need for mastery and understanding of the environment is an example of _____.

Question 7 7. Julia has always liked science classes. A good grade in chemistry will help her gain admittance to City University, but Julia also truly wants to understand how to use chemistry. She sees it useful for her future profession and she enjoys the experiments. Julia's motive for enrolling in chemistry is an example of _____ motivation.

Question 8 8. Which of the following is a feature of self-concept?

Question 9 9. A _____ is long-term goal that drives much of what an individual does, while a _____ is a concrete goal that can be accomplished in a short duration of time.

Question 10 10. Effort, Ability, and Attitude are examples of _____ factors.

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Question 11 11. Peter observes Stephanie texting in class. Peter approaches Stephanie after class and states 'Don't you know texting is against school policy? You are going to get your phone confiscated.' Stephanie replies that she has been texting all year and none of the teachers have ever noticed. The next day, Peter brings his phone to class and starts texting. Which of the following effects of modeling does this situation illustrate?

Question 12 12. Which of the following situations clearly demonstrates the primary component of Bandura's P factor?

Question 13 13. Maria studied hard and received an A on her history assignment. She felt proud and was reinforced to continue to study hard for every history exam. Which motivational perspective is represented in this scenario?

Question 14 14. Bandura believes that learning:

Question 15 15. Self-efficacy is a term that refers to which of the following?

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Question 16 16. David has confidence in himself as a baker. However, the economy in David's city has recently turned downward, leading fewer people to purchase baked goods. When David applies for a job at the local bakery, he will likely have high _____ and low _____.

Question 17 17. Jason detests chemistry and is only taking the class because it is a requirement for admission to City University, where he desperately wants to go to college. Jason's reason for enrolling in chemistry is an example of _____ motivation.

Question 18 18. According to Social-Cognitive theorists, all of the following statements are correct, EXCEPT:

Question 19 19. Mrs. Jones is an elementary teacher. She holds her students to a high standard of performance and continually challenges them to take new academic risks. Mrs. Jones is exhibiting _____.

Question 20 20. Jennifer's goal in French class is to become fluent in the language because she is interested in the language and wants to be able to talk with other French-speaking students. Jennifer's goal orientation is _____.

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Question 21 21. All of the following are factors affecting attributions, EXCEPT:

Question 22 22. Bandura's study involving young children and a Bobo doll revealed that:

Question 23 23. Which of the following describes a way in which modeling affects behavior?

Question 24 24. All of the following statements are true, EXCEPT:

Question 25 25. Which perspective proposes that personality characteristics, such as risk-taking, affect motivation?

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Question 26 26. From the perspective of expectancy-value theory, the belief about how likely a behavior is to attain a certain goal is called _____.

Question 27 27. How can educators use indices of motivation?

Question 28 28. A student's motivation will likely decrease if _____.

Question 29 29. Low self-efficacy and low outcome expectations are most likely to result in _____.

Question 30 30. A learner's evaluation of current performance level compared to desired performance level is known as _____.

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