Toward a More Complete Picture of Student Learning: Assessing Students’ Motivational Beliefs




The purpose of this article is to provide an overview of the assessment of students’ motivational beliefs. The body of the article is focused on a particular type of motivational belief, namely, beliefs involving achievement goal orientations. I explain why these beliefs are an important aspect of academic learning, and suggest how teachers can incorporate assessments of them within existing classroom routines. Accessed 61,131 times on https://pareonline.net from August 08, 2004 to December 31, 2019. For downloads from January 1, 2020 forward, please click on the PlumX Metrics link to the right.