KIN 350 Week 3 Notes
KIN 350 Week 3 Notes KIN 350-001
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Week 3 1 Motivation (cont.) 4 theories of achievement motivation o Need achievement theory: considers both personal and situational factors as important predictors of behavior; it is an international view 5 components: Personality factors or motives Situational factors Resultant tendencies (approach success or avoid failure) Emotional reactions (focus on pride or shame) Achievement related behaviors Important aspects are task preference (does one seek to find challenging situations, or prefer not to engage in behaviours that may result in negative evaluations of failures) Performance predictions (who will perform in which way in different situations Need achievement theory explains (a) what types of situations an individual prefers, and (b) what way they are likely to perform in different situations o Attribution theory: focuses on how people explain their successes and failures Classified into 3 categories Stability: a factor to which one attributes success or failure is either permanent or unstable Locus of causality: a factor is either external or internal to the individual Locus of control: a factor is or is not under our control Attributions can affect cognitive, behaviors, and affective (emotions) Attributes affect expectations of future success or failure and emotional reactions, which influences future achievement motivation o Achievement goal theory: 3 factors interact to determine a person’s motivation Achievement goals: outcome or task oriented? Perceived ability: high (I know I can do this) versus low (I don’t think I can) Achievement behavior: effort, persistence, task choice Must understand what success and failure mean to the person Goal Orientation Task goal orientation (aka mastery goal orientation): focus on improving relative to own past performances Week 3 2 o Protects people from disappointment, frustration and lack of motivation Outcome goal orientation: focus on comparing self with and defeating others Social goal orientation o Affiliation to the group and recognition of being liked by others o Desire for social connections and need to belong to a group o Competence motivation theory: people are motivated to feel worthy or competent Athletes’ perception of control work along with selfworth and competence evaluations to influence their motivations Assumes that people are motivated to feel worthy & competent = primary determinants of motivation It is multidimensional motive: social, cognitive, and physical Doesn’t directly influence individual Aims to explain why individuals want to engage in mastery attempts Influences emotional states which in turn influence motivation Especially used within the context of children
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