Read 6350 Quiz One

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Read 6350 Quiz One

This quiz covers content topics and information presented on the Course Calendar (class two) page of the course wiki. Please respond to the questions posed below. Use course resources and your own schema to supply answers.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Motivation is an external state that arouses, directs, and maintains behavior.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    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.

  • 3. 
    What is the relationship between cognition and motivation?
  • 4. 
    The more prior knowledge a person has on a topic, the more interest he/she has in it.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    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

  • 6. 
    What is self-efficacy? Summarize your answer in no more than 25 words.
  • 7. 
    What four common and basic reasons do people give for success or failure on a task?
  • 8. 
    Describe one thing you can do to increase students' motivation.
  • 9. 
    Which Tier do domain specific vocabulary words belong?
    • A. 

      Tier 1

    • B. 

      Tier 2

    • C. 

      Tier 3

  • 10. 
    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).
  • 11. 
    Fill in the blank with your name.