Three things you already know:
- The correlation between intentions and behaviour is modest
- Intentions account for only around 30% of variance in behaviour
- Past behaviour is a reliable predictor of future behaviour
So, how can we help students to achieve their targets? Well, the psychologist Peter Gollwitzer has the answer… In short: getting students to identify when they will do their work and where they will do it is likely to increase the likelihood of success.
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