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Which of the following is a strategy of lowered expectations despite previous success, coupled with extensive preparation and anxiety?

Defensive pessimism
Procrastination
All of the listed responses
Underachieving

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Question 121 pts

“Even though I don’t enjoy this subject, I work hard because I see myself as a good student,” is an example of which value orientation?

None of these options
Extrinsic value (usefulness value)
Attainment value (importance value)
Intrinsic value (personal interest)

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Question 131 pts

All of the following are sociocultural factors that influence motivation EXCEPT:

Self-efficacy
Parental expectations
Socioeconomic levels
Level of parental education

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Question 141 pts

Tom studied and revised for his finals for two weeks, but as the deadline approached he started to worry that he would fail his Business final. This class was important because he needed a good grade on his final to raise his overall class grade. He started to plan out what he would do if he should fail the final and end up failing the class. He figured he could study over the winter break and retake the course during the spring semester. Tom was engaging in:

Overachieving
Procrastination
Self-handicapping
Defensive pessimism

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Question 151 pts

. It is important for you to become aware of your possible selves because:

Possible selves only help your motivation if you are conscious of them
Possible selves play a role in directing your behavior
a and b (Possible and You)
You may work harder to avoid a feared future self

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Question 161 pts

An example of an internal and controllable attribution for failing an exam is

“I didn’t put enough effort into studying.”
“I had the flu.”
None of the above.
“I have the worst luck on exams.”

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Question 171 pts

All of the following are sources of self-efficacy EXCEPT

Vicarious experiences
Self-worth
Mastery experiences
Physiological state

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Question 181 pts

Stereotype threat is:

The fear of threatening someone else with a stereotype and causing them to fail
The fear of doing something that would inadvertently confirm a stereotype
The anger a person feels when someone uses a stereotype against them
The belief that a person cannot succeed because of a largely known stereotype

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Question 191 pts

Which of the following environmental factors may influence your motivation?

All of these options
Diversity of your classmates
The amount of time it takes to receive feedback from the professor
Whether or not you are being graded on a curve

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Question 201 pts

According to Covington, students often procrastinate in order to protect their:

Self-worth
Self-efficacy
Self-concept
Self-esteem

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Question 211 pts

A friend is taking a class you took 3 semesters ago. She asks you to explain a concept she is struggling with, but you are having difficulty remembering the details of the concept. This is an example of which flaw of memory?

Transience
Absent-mindedness
Suggestibility
Persistence

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Question 221 pts

This component of the information-processing system has a limited duration and small capacity

Working memory
Attention
Sensory store
Long-term memory

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Question 231 pts

You put your keys in a different place and now cannot find them. This is an example of which flaw of memory?

Suggestibility
Transience
Absent-mindedness
Persistence

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Question 241 pts

A student who is disappointed about failing a test and tells himself, “I don’t know why I took this class. I’m just not a math person,” likely has a:

Growth mindset
Fixed mindset
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Question 251 pts

You are excited about an upcoming event, and it prevents you from being able to concentrate. This is an example of which flaw of memory?

Absent-mindedness
Transience
Suggestibility
Persistence

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Question 261 pts

In order to take advantage of the malleability of our brains, we must continue to challenge ourselves with new learning.

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False
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True

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Question 271 pts

Currently, there is no evidence for the theory that people learn and perform better when instruction is designed to match their learning style.

True
No answer text provided.
No answer text provided.
False

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Question 281 pts

This component of the information-processing system has an unlimited capacity and a very long duration.

Working memory
Attention
Long-term memory
Sensory store

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Question 291 pts

When we make meaning out of information in order to transfer it to long-term memory, this is referred to as

Maintenance rehearsal
Attention
Encoding
Retrieval

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Question 301 pts

This component of the information-processing system briefly stores input from the environment.

Sensory store
Long-term memory
Working memory
Attention

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Question 311 pts

The Metacognitve Awareness Inventory assessed three different kinds of knowledge. Which of the following would be an example of declarative knowledge?

Knowing the mass of an object and its rate of speed and how to do the calculation.
Knowing the formula for calculating momentum in a physics class (momentum=mass times velocity).
Knowledge that is not real because it was goggled and forgotten after declared.
Recognizing that an exam problem requires that calculation of momentum as part of its solution.

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After distributed study for an exam, Alek wants to take steps to fill in any gaps in his understanding of the material. He reviews the course syllabus, notes and textbook to self-test his understanding. Which Self- Regulation Component best describes Alek's behavior?

Monitoring Performance
Control of one's physical environment
Methods of Learning
Control of one's social environment

Whenever Ryan gets a poor grade on an exam or assignment, he just throws it away without reviewing the feedback or asking any questions. This is an issue with:

Monitoring performance
Regulation of physical environment
Use of time
Regulation of social environment

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Question 341 pts

One good thing about using a specific learning strategy is that it can be used for all types of learning.

True
False

There are six components to academic self-regulation; each has its own set of skills to help you control your own learning. Which of the following is not one of those components?

Control of the social environment
Control of the physical environment
Monitoring Performance
Control of financial resources
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