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ERIC Number: EJ1006963
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013-Jan
Pages: 7
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0360-1315
Motivational Beliefs, Student Effort, and Feedback Behaviour in Computer-Based Formative Assessment
Timmers, Caroline F.; Braber-van den Broek, Jannie; van den Berg, Stephanie M.
Computers & Education, v60 n1 p25-31 Jan 2013
Feedback can only be effective when students seek feedback and process it. This study examines the relations between students' motivational beliefs, effort invested in a computer-based formative assessment, and feedback behaviour. Feedback behaviour is represented by whether a student seeks feedback and the time a student spends studying the feedback. The motivational beliefs examined in this study are success expectancy and task-value beliefs. Results show that the effort invested in the formative assessment was predicted by task-value beliefs, but not by success expectancy beliefs. Furthermore, feedback seeking was predicted by success expectancy as well as task-value beliefs, while feedback study time was not. In addition, feedback seeking was predicted by student effort invested in the formative assessment. (Contains 2 tables and 1 figure.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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