Carol Dweck defines two main types of goals: Performance and Mastery goals. Mastery goals – also called learning goals correspond to the desire to learn, that is, to the desire to improve one’s knowledge and task-mastery. Performance goals correspond to the desire to promote a positive evaluation as compared to others.
Motivation and self-regulated learning

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