Intrinsic motivation and its association with cognitive, actitudinal and previous knowledge processes in engineering students

Waldyr Fong Silva, Remedios Pitre Redondo, Meredith Jimenez Cardenas
2018 Contemporary Engineerng Sciences  
The present research allowed to make a study of the relationship between the intrinsic motivation and cognitive, attitudinal and previous knowledge processes in engineering students of the University of Cartagena. The sample was made up of nine hundred sixty (960) students between 2014 and 2016. The instrument for collecting the information was the Self-Regulation Inventory for Learning (SRLI) designed by Lindner, Harris and Gordon (1993) . The relationship study was advanced by crossing the
more » ... endent variable intrinsic motivation with the independent ones: cognitive processes, attitudinal processes and previous knowledge which allowed to make the correlation bar diagram throwing statistical significance between the intrinsic motivation with the cognitive and attitudinal processes to a confidence level of 95% while with previous knowledge was not significant.
doi:10.12988/ces.2018.79114 fatcat:hnc7tgvyebevnm7gy5cp7lp7ym