Impact of Executive Function and Motivation-Engagement on Academic Success (PO313)

  • PMD: 5
  • Skill Level: Introduction
  • Session 5: Promoting Academic Success
  • Live Chat:
    Wednesday, February 24, 2021
    12:45 PM–1:30 PM
    (Posters available on demand at any time during the convention week and for sixty days thereafter.)

Learner Objectives

This session will help participants…

  1. gain an understanding of the relationship of executive functions and motivation, and engagement with academic achievement.
  2. develop a deeper understanding of the factors that influence academic success in students, helping them to further align themselves and their practice with the 2020 NASP Practice Model.
  3. gain an understanding of the relationship between executive functions and motivation and engagement.

Description

The purpose of this research study is to further understand the relationship between executive functioning and motivation-engagement and how they influence academic success. High school students (N = 2,800) will be invited to complete the Executive Skills Questionnaire (ESQ), Motivation and Engagement Scale (MES), and demographics questions. A two-way ANOVA will be used to analyze the results. We hypothesize that executive functioning and motivation-engagement will be correlated, and both will positively affect academic success.

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Presenter(s)

Ryan S. Clancy, University of Calgary
Kim Corrigan, University of Calgary

Contributor(s)

Gabrielle Wilcox, David Nordstokke, PhD

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