Essay 3 Questions
1. Discuss and contrast extrinsic versus intrinsic motivation. Give an example of each type of motivation from your personal experience.
2. Describe Maslow’s hierarchy of needs. Provide an example of a deficiency need overpowering the need for growth.
3. Attributions can be described in terms of Locus (“place”), temporal stability, and controllability. Give an example of a time you were not able to perform well on a difficult task (a race, a test, etc.). Analyze 2 attributions you made about the situation in terms of locus, stability, and controllability. Explain your answers.
4. List and define the 7 motivational strategies that are listed in the mnemonic TARGETS. Select 3 of these strategies and give an example of how a teacher would incorporate each into classroom practice to motivate students.
This assignment is due by 11:59 p.m. (ET) on Friday of Module/Week 8.