A Hierarchical Model of Approach and Avoidance Achievement Motivation

  title={A Hierarchical Model of Approach and Avoidance Achievement Motivation},
  author={Andrew J Elliot and Marcy and Church and Patashnick Nicholls},
A hierarchical model of approach and avoidance achievement motivation was proposed and tested in a college classroom. Mastery, performance-approach, and performance-avoidance goals were assessed and their antecedents and consequences examined. Results indicated that mastery goals were grounded in achievement motivation and high competence expectancies; performance-avoidance goals, in fear of failure and low competence expectancies; and performance-approach goals, in ach.ievement motivation… CONTINUE READING
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