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Goal orientation scale

Performance and learning goals - Vandewalle 1997

Learning goal:

  1. I am willing to select a challenging assignment that I can learn a lot from
  2. For me, development of my ability is important enough to take risks
  3. I often look for opportunities to develop new skills and knowledge
  4. I enjoy challenging and difficult tasks where I'll learn new skills
  5. I prefer to work in situations that require a high level of ability and talent

Avoidance performance goal:

  1. I would avoid taking on a new task if there was a chance that I would appear rather incompetent to others
  2. Avoiding a show of low ability is more important to me than learning a new skill
  3. I prefer to avoid situations where I might perform poorly
  4. I'm concerned about taking on a task if my performance would reveal that I had low ability

Prove performance goal:

  1. I'm concerned with showing that I can perform better than my peers
  2. I prefer to work on projects where I can prove my ability to others
  3. I try to figure out what it takes to prove my ability to others
  4. I enjoy it when others are aware of how well I am doing

compute goallearning=mean(goal1 to goal5).
compute goalavoid=mean(goal6 to goal9).
compute goalprove=mean(goal10 to goal13).
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