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Table 5 Multiple regression of invested effort on situation-specific aspects of motivation, separated by school track

From: The role of test-taking motivation for students’ performance in low-stakes assessments: an investigation of school-track-specific differences

  Model 1 Model 2
  Nonacademic track Academic track Nonacademic track Academic track
  b (SE) b (SE) b (SE) b (SE)
Test attractiveness 0.49* (0.01) 0.35* (0.01) 0.43* (0.01) 0.28* (0.02)
Usefulness of the test 0.13* (0.01) 0.10* (0.01) 0.10* (0.01) 0.08* (0.01)
Emotional state      0.04* (0.01) 0.03 (0.01)
Worry      0.06* (0.01) 0.02 (0.01)
Distraction      −0.16* (0.01) −0.19* (0.01)
R 2 (SE) 0.39* (0.01) 0.23* (0.01) 0.43* (0.01) 0.31* (0.01)
  1. *p < .001.
  2. Note: * p < .001.