The Expectancy-Value Theory of Motivation


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Which of the following questions is relevant to the expectancy-value theory?

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1. Which of the following can expectancy-value theory best explain?

2. The expectancy-value theory primarily focuses on which of the following as an important part of motivation?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Know that on this quiz/worksheet you will be examined on the types of questions that are pertinent to the expectancy-value theory, the chief focus of the expectancy-value theory, and the theory's declaration.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Specifically, you'll be answering questions on the expectancy-value theory pertaining to:

  • Inquiries that apply to the theory
  • The question the theory answers
  • The motivation facet on which the theory focuses
  • Impacts on achievement
  • Individuals most likely to succeed

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the expectancy-value theory of motivation and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding motivation
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about goal-setting in a different light

Additional Learning

With our related lesson, The Expectancy-Value Theory of Motivation, you will have the opportunity to learn more about motivation. If you decide to take advantage of this lesson, you will have an even greater understanding of topics such as:

  • Short-term goals
  • Long-term goals
  • Questions you should ask yourself
  • The expectation of success
  • The fear of failure