The effects of feedback on students' achievement goals: Interaction between reference of comparison and regulatory focus
Jongho Shin, Center for Learning Science and Creative Talent Development ; You-kyung Lee, Department of Counseling, United States ; Eunjin Seo, Department of Educational Psychology, United States
Learning and Instruction Volume 49, Number 1, ISSN 0959-4752 Publisher: Elsevier Ltd
The purpose of the present study was to examine the effect of reference of comparison (i.e., self-referential vs. normative) and regulatory focus (i.e., promotion vs. prevention) on students' subsequent achievement goals. We hypothesized that the negative effect of normative feedback on students' achievement goals would decrease or disappear when the feedback is promotion focused. The results from an experimental study (
Shin, J., Lee, Y.k. & Seo, E. (2017). The effects of feedback on students' achievement goals: Interaction between reference of comparison and regulatory focus. Learning and Instruction, 49(1), 21-31. Elsevier Ltd.