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The influence of task difficulty on engagement, performance and self-efficacy

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dc.contributor.author Power, Jason Richard
dc.contributor.editor D. Barlex.
dc.contributor.editor Williams. J. P.
dc.date.accessioned 2020-05-07T10:51:47Z
dc.date.available 2020-05-07T10:51:47Z
dc.date.issued 2018
dc.identifier.citation Jason Power (2018) 'The Influence of Task Difficulty on Engagement, Performance and Self-Efficacy' In: Explorations in Technology Education Research. Melbourne : Springer. en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/8792
dc.description peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description.abstract My research examined the impact of a person’s belief about their own capabilities and how this influences their performance. In order to examine this I needed a task that was both relatively enjoyable, so that participants would engage with it in their own free time without pressure to do so, and a task that was not heavily linked to a particular subject as this would influence performance. That is the line of thinking that led to a PhD examining self-efficacy theory by getting hundreds of children to play Pacman, a popular arcade game en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher Springer en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Explorations in Technology Education Research:Helping Teachers Develop Research Informed Practice, Williams, John P & Barlex, David (eds);pp. 157-169
dc.relation.uri http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-3010-0_11
dc.rights The original publication is available at www.springerlink.com en_US
dc.subject Self-efficacy en_US
dc.subject education en_US
dc.subject technology en_US
dc.subject retention en_US
dc.title The influence of task difficulty on engagement, performance and self-efficacy en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/bookPart en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.type.supercollection ul_published_reviewed en_US
dc.date.updated 2020-04-30T09:36:12Z
dc.description.version ACCEPTED
dc.identifier.doi 10.1007/978-981-13-3010-0_11
dc.rights.accessrights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess en_US
dc.internal.rssid 2908925
dc.internal.copyrightchecked Yes
dc.identifier.journaltitle Explorations in Technology Education Research
dc.description.status Peer reviewed


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