Journal article

Interest, enjoyment and pride after failure experiences? Predictors of students' state-emotions after success and failure during learning in mathematics

Maria Tulis, Mary Ainley

Educational Psychology | ROUTLEDGE JOURNALS, TAYLOR & FRANCIS LTD | Published : 2011


The current investigation was designed to identify emotion states students experience during mathematics activities, and in particular to distinguish emotions contingent on experiences of success and experiences of failure. Students' taskrelated emotional responses were recorded following experiences of success and failure while working with an individualised computer-based mathematics learning environment. In addition, relations between these patterns of emotional responses after success and failure experiences and trait-like motivational variables, self-concept of ability, subject value, orientation to learning from errors, goal orientation and causal attributions, were examined. Two separ..

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