Essay 3 Questions
Answer these questions in essay format, using the instructions provided in the Assignment Instructions folder. Review the Essay 3 Grading Rubric to see how your essay will be graded.
- Discuss and contrast extrinsic versus intrinsic motivation. Give an example of each type of motivation from your personal experience.
- Describe Maslow’s hierarchy of needs. Provide an example of a deficiency need overpowering the need for growth.
- 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.
- 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.