Motivation and emotion/Assessment/Quizzes

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Quizzes about each of the 17 Reeve (2018) textbook chapters

Summary[edit | edit source]

17 equally-weighted 10-question, 10-minute, multiple-choice, online quizzes. One quiz per textbook chapter.

Overview[edit | edit source]

  1. Weight: 35%
  2. Due: Week 15 Mon 9am 8 Nov 2021
  3. 17 equally-weighted online quizzes assess understanding of motivation and emotion theories and research as presented in the Reeve (2018) textbook and discussed in lectures and tutorials.

Learning outcomes[edit | edit source]

How the learning outcomes are addressed by this assessment exercise:

Learning outcome Assessment task
Identify the major principles of motivation and emotion The quizzes test understanding of key theories and research in the field of motivation and emotion as emphasised in the textbook, lectures, and tutorials.

Graduate attributes[edit | edit source]

How this assessment exercise addresses the graduate attributes:

Graduate attribute Assessment task
Be professional - up-to-date knowledge and skills Develop a broad understanding of current psychological theory and research about motivation and emotion.

Guidelines[edit | edit source]

There are 17 online quizzes (one per textbook chapter; each quiz counts equally):

  1. Attempts:
    1. Quizzes can be attempted at any time before the due date from any internet-connected computer. Google Chrome is the recommended browser.
    2. Each quiz can each be attempted once or twice. If attempted twice, the average of the two attempts will be used as the quiz mark.
    3. Missed quizzes receive 0.
  2. Availability: Quizzes will be available on UCLearn throughout semester.
  3. Content: Quizzes consist of 10 randomly selected multiple-choice questions from a test bank designed to assess knowledge of content covered in the related textbook chapter.
  4. Reviewing results: Once a quiz attempt has been submitted, the questions, responses, and correct answers will be viewable. Once the review screen has been closed, this information will no longer be available.
  5. Time limit: 10 minutes.
  6. Academic integrity: Quizzes should be completed independently, with no assistance from other people. Study materials such as the Reeve (2018) textbook, lecture/study notes, and internet resources are permitted.
  7. Bonus marks: Email the unit convener if you identify a quiz error or improvement. Accepted revisions will earn bonus quiz marks.

Schedule[edit | edit source]

The recommended schedule for regularly completing the quizzes is:

Week Quiz
01 00: Practice
01: Introduction
02 02: Motivation and emotion in historical perspective
03 03: The motivated and emotional brain
04: Physiological needs
04 05: Extrinsic motivation
06: Psychological needs
05 07: Implicit motives
08: Goal setting and goal striving
06 09: Mindsets
10: Personal control beliefs
11: The self and its strivings
07 12: Nature of emotion
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09 13: Aspects of emotion
10 14: Individual emotions
11 16: Unconscious motivation
12 15: Growth motivation and positive psychology
13 17: Interventions

Alternatively, develop your own schedule, or sit all quizzes in Week 14 similar to a final, take-home exam.

See also[edit | edit source]