publication . Research . 2017

The effect of distal utility value intervention for students’ learning

KERA, Masaki; NAKAYA, Motoyuki;
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  • Published: 31 Mar 2017 Journal: 次世代教員養成センター研究紀要, volume 3, pages 111-116 (issn: 2189-3039, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: 奈良教育大学次世代教員養成センター
The purpose of this study was to determine whether a utility value intervention influenced students’motivation and performance. Specifically, we examined the effect of distal utility value (i.e., the recognition of content usefulness for skill development that can improve daily and future endeavors) instruction in this study.Fifty-one Japanese undergraduate students completed an experimental session in the laboratory, in which they performed a series of logical reasoning problem-solving tasks. The experimental group was told that the task would prove their logical thinking while the control group was not. The results indicated that the information about the dist...
free text keywords: motivation|expectancy-value theory|task value|utility value intervention
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