KIN 350 Week 2 Notes
KIN 350 Week 2 Notes KIN 350-001
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Date Created: 02/07/16
Week 2 Notes 1 Motivation Motivation: direction and intensity of one’s effort o Direction of effort refers to whether an individual seeks out, approaches, or is attracted to certain situations o Intensity of effort refers to how much effort a person puts forth in a particular situation o Types: Achievement motivation Motivation in the form of competitive stress Intrinsic and extrinsic motivation 3 approaches to motivation o Traitcentered view (aka participantcentered view): motivated behavior is primarily a function of individual characteristics Personality, needs, and goals of an individual are primary determinants of motivated behavior Says some people either have motivation trait or don’t Ignores environmental influence Not endorsed for guiding professional practice o Situationcentered orientation: motivated determined primarily by situation Ignores personal influence Not recommended for guiding practice o Interaction view: motivation comes from interaction of the person and the situation Most widely endorsed 5 Guidelines to build motivation o Consider both situations and traits in motivating people Because motivations may change over time, continue to monitor people’s motives for participation o Understand people’s multiple motives for involvement o Change the environment to enhance motivation Provide both competition and recreation Adjust to individuals with group o Influence motivation Direct and indirect actions can influence the motivational environment Competitiveness: a disposition to strive for satisfaction when making comparisons with some standard of excellence in the presence of others o Social evaluation is key point Achievement motivation: a person’s efforts to master a task, achieve excellence, overcome obstacles, perform better than others, and take pride in exercising talent
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