a. Define learned helplessness and its 3 components.
b. Using examples from your own life, discuss how learned helplessness can impact motivation, learning, and emotion.
c. Discuss the relationship between learned helplessness, depression, and attribution styles. Assuming you were a counselor, how might you motivate your client to overcome a feeling of depression based upon a sense of learned helplessness?
- Self-schemas often change in response to social feedback. Providing a personal example from your own lives, discuss the concept of possible selves, including hoped for possible selves and feared possible selves, and how these impacted your own motivation.
- Self Regulatory skills are imperative for sustaining motivation in any setting, but especially in higher education, especially for working adults.
a. Explain what self-regulation is and why it is important for motivation.
b. Discuss ways of developing more competent self regulatory skills