Examples of Self-Management Studies
I identified my problem as laziness and procrastination of tasks. As I looked back at my work in this course, I realized that I wrote about this problem in my first journal entry (see attachment 1). My scores on the Learning and Study Strategies Inventory also reflect this problem. For example, my scores were below average on the Motivation scale that assesses "motivation, diligence, self-discipline, and willingness to work hard," and on the concentration scale that assesses "concentration and attention to academic tasks." Furthermore, my grades in this course reflect a lack of motivation. (Student attached homework and quiz scores indicating a low performance). So far, I have turned in three of the five homework assignments late and have received partial or no credit for my work. My quiz scores, which range from 2 to 10 on a scale of 10, also reflect an inconsistent pattern of motivation.
When I was in junior high, I achieved good grades because I was motivated by my mom's constant supervision. She would sit me down every night at the
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Publication information: Book title: Motivation and Learning Strategies for College Success:A Self-Management Approach. Contributors: Myron H. Dembo - Author. Publisher: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates. Place of publication: Mahwah, NJ. Publication year: 2000. Page number: 237.
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