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Title: The self-regulation of motivation: Motivational strategies as mediator between motivational beliefs and engagement for learning.
Authors: Smit, Karin
De Brabander, Cornelis
Boekaerts, Monique
Martens, Rob
Keywords: motivation
self-regulation
Issue Date: 2017
Citation: Smit, K., De Brabander, C., Boekaerts, M., & Martens, R. (2017). The self-regulation of motivation: Motivational strategies as mediator between motivational beliefs and engagement for learning. International Journal of Educational Research, 82, 124-134.
Abstract: In this research we studied students┬┤ motivational self-regulation as mediator between motivational beliefs and motivational outcomes. Dutch students in pre-vocational secondary education (N=3602, mean age 14) completed a questionnaire on five motivational strategies (Environmental Control, Interest Enhancement, Self Consequating, Performance Self-talk, Mastery Self-talk); motivational beliefs (value attached to schoolwork, competence); and motivational engagement (pleasure, effort, persistence, achievement). A validation of the self-report questionnaire on the five motivational strategies showed a good fit. Structural equation modelling indicated that strategy-use partly mediates the relation between value, and effort and pleasure. Competence showed a weak direct relation with effort an pleasure. No relations were found for achievement. Further implications of these findings for practical use and further research are discussed.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1820/8856
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