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The impact of a Go MAD training programme on students' self-regulation / Jané Prinsloo.

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dc.contributor.author Prinsloo, Jané
dc.date.accessioned 2009-10-29T06:53:52Z
dc.date.available 2009-10-29T06:53:52Z
dc.date.issued 2008
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10394/2316
dc.description Thesis (M.A. (Psigologie)--North-West University, Potchefstroom Campus, 2008.
dc.description.abstract The aim of this study was to assess the impact of a Go Make a Difference (Go MAD) training programme on the self-regulation of a group of students at a higher education institution in South Africa. An availability sample of 20 university students took part in a simple pre-test, post-test experimental and control group design. Data were gathered with the Generalised Expectancy for Success Scale (GESS), the Personal Growth Initiative Scale (PGIS), the Problem Solving Inventory (PSI), and a self-compiled open-ended questionnaire to explore participants' subjective experience of the programme. It was found that Go MAD® shows potential as a valid tool to foster self-regulation in students and to help them ultimately to achieve their goals. However, students who chose unrealistic, non-feasible goals and who had to deal with unresolved emotional issues found it difficult to attain their goals. Findings support other impact studies regarding Go MAD. Further research on larger, random samples with presentation of Go MAD over a longer period of time, as well as longer-term follow-up assessments to determine the extent to which improved goal achievement is sustainable, is recommended.
dc.publisher North-West University
dc.subject Go MAD en
dc.subject Training programme en
dc.subject Self-regulation en
dc.subject Goals en
dc.subject Self-belief en
dc.subject Self-reflection en
dc.subject Higher education students en
dc.title The impact of a Go MAD training programme on students' self-regulation / Jané Prinsloo. en
dc.type Thesis en
dc.description.thesistype Masters


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