Enriching the hierarchical model of achievement motivation: Autonomous and controlling reasons underlying achievement goals


Michou A., Vansteenkiste M., Mouratidis A. , Lens W.

BRITISH JOURNAL OF EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY, vol.84, no.4, pp.650-666, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SSCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 84 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/bjep.12055
  • Title of Journal : BRITISH JOURNAL OF EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.650-666

Abstract

BackgroundThe hierarchical model of achievement motivation presumes that achievement goals channel the achievement motives of need for achievement and fear of failure towards motivational outcomes. Yet, less is known whether autonomous and controlling reasons underlying the pursuit of achievement goals can serve as additional pathways between achievement motives and outcomes.