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  • 1. 
    What is the relationship between cognition and motivation?
  • 2. 
    What is self-efficacy? Summarize your answer in no more than 25 words.
  • 3. 
    What four common and basic reasons do people give for success or failure on a task?
  • 4. 
    Describe one thing you can do to increase students' motivation.
  • 5. 
    Do you agree or disagree with the statement below?  Support your answer. ". . . the single greatest need for underachieving schools and underachieving students is building vocabulary and background “(Gunning, 2010, p.285).
  • 6. 
     Motivation is an external state that arouses, directs, and maintains behavior.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    What is cognition? (Please choose one answer only)
    • A. 

      Set of processes that allow us to pay attention to things.

    • B. 

      Transference of information to long-term memory.

    • C. 

      Content of our thoughts.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 8. 
    The more prior knowledge a person has on a topic, the more interest he/she has in it.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    What are the current Cognitive Theories of Motivation? Check all that apply.
    • A. 

      Social Cognitive Theory, i.e. Self-efficacy

    • B. 

      Self-Determination Theory

    • C. 

      Attribution Theory

    • D. 

      Expectancy Value Theory

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 10. 
    Which Tier do domain specific vocabulary words belong?
    • A. 

      Tier 1

    • B. 

      Tier 2

    • C. 

      Tier 3

  • 11. 
    My name is                                      .
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