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ERIC Number: EJ676832
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2003
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ISSN: ISSN-0959-4752
Goal Orientation and Achievement: The Role of Ability Self-Concept and Failure Perception.
Spinath, Birgit; Stiensmeier-Pelster, Joachim
Learning and Instruction, v13 n4 p403-22 2003
Tested the prediction that performance goals only entail poor achievement outcomes in individuals with a low self-concept of ability. In 3 experiments (n=55 university students; n=51 university students; n=33 university students) participants with performance goals showed impaired performance only when their self-perceived ability was low. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Note: Research supported in part by German Science Foundation Grant Sti, 84/3.