Using Cognitive, Motivational, and Emotional Constructs for Assessing Learning Outcomes in Student Services: An Exploratory Study by ProQuest

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Using Cognitive, Motivational, and Emotional Constructs
for Assessing Learning Outcomes in Student Services: An
Exploratory Study
Jerry Rudmann
Coastline Community College


Kari L. Tucker
Irvine Valley College


Shañon Gonzalez
Coastline Community College



Several cognitive motivational scales were examined for their ability to predict short-range academic outcomes (grades, percentage of units
earned over units attempted, units earned), and to measure cognitive gains as a consequence of services provided by community college
counseling offices. The findings suggest that scales measuring self-regulation, academic self-efficacy, academic and career goal clarity, and to
a smaller extent dispositional hope for academic success can help identify potentially at-risk students, assist in suggesting appropriate
interventions, and provide cou
								
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