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Can achievement emotions be used to better understand motivation, learning, and performance in medical education?

Artino, A. R.; Holmboe, E. S.; Durning, S. J.

Medical teacher. VOL 34; NUMBER 3, ; 2012, 240-244 -- Informa Healthcare Part: Part 3; (pages 240-244) -- 2012

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  • Title:
    Can achievement emotions be used to better understand motivation, learning, and performance in medical education?
  • Author: Artino, A. R.;
    Holmboe, E. S.;
    Durning, S. J.
  • Found In: Medical teacher. VOL 34; NUMBER 3, ; 2012, 240-244
  • Journal Title: Medical teacher.
  • Subjects: Medicine; Biotechnology; Pharmaceutical Chemistry; LCC: R; Dewey: 610
  • Publication Details: Informa Healthcare
  • Language: English
  • Abstract: In this article, we consider an emergent theory of human emotion. The overarching purpose of the article is to introduce medical education researchers to the notion of achievement emotions and provide a brief overview of how this work can inform the theory, research, and practice of medical education. First, we define achievement emotions and describe one of the leading contemporary theories of achievement emotions, control-value theory (Pekrun R. 2006. The control-value theory of achievement emotions: Assumptions, corollaries, and implications for educational research and practice. Educ Psychol Rev 18:315-341.). Next, we distinguish between different types of achievement emotions, their proximal causes, and their consequences for motivation, learning, and performance, and we discuss several implications for educational practice. Finally, we end with a call for more research on achievement emotions in medical education to facilitate our understanding of emotions and their impact on important educational outcomes.
  • Identifier: Journal ISSN: 0142-159X
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Physical Description: Electronic
  • Accrual Information: Monthly
  • Shelfmark(s): 5531.965000
  • UIN: ETOCRN307819441

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