Achievement Goal Orientations and Age

Volume 1 - Issue 1
Abdullah Akın
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Abstract:


The purpose of this research is to examine the relationships between achievement goal orientations and age. Participants were high school and 473 university students. The 2X2 Achievement Goal Orientations Scale and personal information sheet were used as measures. The relationships between achievement goal orientations and age were examined using ANOVA. As hypothesized learning-approach/avoidance goal orientations have increased while performance-approach/avoidance goal orientations have decreased with age. Results were discussed in the light of literature.

Keywords

  • Achievement goal orientations
  • age
  • ANOVA
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