Student Learning and Motivation Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. From the perspective of expectancy-value theory, the belief about how likely a behavior is to attain a certain goal is called _____.

Question 2 2. Bandura's reciprocal causation model focuses on continuous interaction between the following three factors:

Question 3 3. All of the following statements are true, EXCEPT:

Question 4 4. 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 _____.

Question 5 5. Jose is in a casino. He sees his friends Amy and Sandra win money at a nearby slot machine. Amy and Sandra cheer and clap. Jose wants to feel the same excitement, so he sits down at a slot machine and begins to gamble. This is an example of _____.

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Question 6 6. 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 7 7. 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 8 8. While working with patients with snake phobias, Bandura found that _____ were more effective in treating phobias than persuasion.

Question 9 9. Sara studies all the time, makes straight As in her courses, and is always prepared in class. Sara also suffers from high anxiety and fear of failure. According to Covington's model of need for achievement, Sara would be classified as _____.

Question 10 10. How would Mrs. Purdue implement learning by observation in her class?

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Question 11 11. Mr. Parker always begins each physics class by asking 'What do you think will happen if…' He believes that acknowledging students' previous beliefs about physical laws will increase their motivation to understand new and accurate concepts. Mr. Parker is utilizing the _____ perspective.

Question 12 12. What is the first and most important need highlighted in Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs?

Question 13 13. Which perspective proposes that personality characteristics, such as risk-taking, affect motivation?

Question 14 14. Self-efficacy is a term that refers to which of the following?

Question 15 15. How can educators use indices of motivation?

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Question 16 16. According to Bernard Weiner's theory, all of the following are factors affecting attributions, EXCEPT:

Question 17 17. The part of the self-regulation cycle in which learners establish specific strategies for success toward their goal is the _____ phase.

Question 18 18. 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 19 19. Madeline always feels like she is never included in group activities or social events. She has become depressed and lonely. According to Maslow, which category of needs has not been fulfilled?

Question 20 20. While Andrew is not always happy about the amount of chemistry homework he has each week, he understands that it is an important subject to master if he wants to pursue a degree in medicine. Andrew's motivation is an example of _____.

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Question 21 21. According to Maslow's hierearchy of needs, when all of the physiological needs are met, people tend to become concerned with whichof the following?

Question 22 22. The tendency of observers to underestimate the impact of the situation and overestimate the impact of inner dispositions upon another's behavior is called the _____.

Question 23 23. 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 24 24. A _____ is a 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 25 25. The order of Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs, from bottom to top is:

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Question 26 26. Which of the following describes a way in which modeling affects behavior?

Question 27 27. Low self-efficacy and high outcome expectations are most likely to result in _____.

Question 28 28. 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 29 29. Emily is in middle school and tries to imitate her sister, who plays volleyball really well. Which characteristic of effective models does this behavior fit under?

Question 30 30. The part of the self-regulation cycle in which learners establish short- and long-term goals is the _____ phase.

Student Learning and Motivation Chapter Exam Instructions

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