Assignment 3: Essay: MotivationPart I:
Compare and contrast how the motivation-performance relationship is explained by the cognitive evaluation, achievement goal, and attribution theories. Provide examples from sport and/or cite research to support your answer. Follow APA guidelines for writing and citing sources.
Imagine that you are the coach of a Division I university team. Discuss how you would create the ideal motivational climate for your team based on the implications for athletes provided by the cognitive evaluation, achievement goal, and attribution theories.
In your answer, be sure to create a hypothetical team in a sport of your choice, and provide specific examples and details to illustrate your understanding of the theories and implications for athletes.
Write your answers in a 2–3-page essay and present it in Microsoft Word document format. Name the file M4_A3_LastName_Motivation.doc and submit it to the
Submissions Area by the due date assigned.All written assignments and responses should follow APA rules for attributing sources.
Assignment 3 Grading Criteria Maximum PointsCompared and contrasted cognitive evaluation, achievement goal, and attribution theories with respect to the motivation-performance relationship.
12Relevant examples from research and professional experience are provided.
8Wrote in a clear, concise, and organized manner; demonstrated ethical scholarship in accurate representation and attribution of sources, displayed accurate spelling, grammar, and punctuation.
8Described motivational climate created considering implications for athletes with respect to evaluation, achievement goal, and attribution theories.
12Provided illustrative examples.