Student Influence Methods

Students can directly influence their own motivation and engagement and are partners in the influence process to improve their course performance. Students can drive their own improved performance outcomes by engaging in self-regulated learning and assessing their personal moods, emotions, and paradigms, and actively self-modulating to adapt and become a better student. The following are specific recommendations of influences methods students can apply to themselves.


Self Regulation

  • Perceive task
  • Evaluate task
  • Evaluate self
  • Identify Standards
  • Set Goals
  • Plan
  • Act
    • Time on task
    • Quality work
    • Meet deadlines
    • Thoughtful consideration
  • Monitor self
  • Evaluate performance
  • Evaluate reactions


Learning Identity

Develop an improved learning identity
  • Self-efficacy
  • Develop a growth mind-set (grit)

Emotions and Moods

Reinterpret negative past experiences as opportunities for growth

Socio-economic Influences

Strive to recognize and adapt to cultural and societal influences that improve and restrict your performance


Personality traits
  • Strive to be open to experiences
  • Strive to be more conscientious
  • Strive to be open to interactions with others
  • Strive to be cooperative and agreeable with others
  • Strive to be optimistic



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