G19 Forms
PRE-RATINGS

1) Date: _____10/15/03______

2) What kind of a mood are you in? 

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negative                                                                                       positive

Please give an explanation for your answer:

6

I am feeling really, really tired right now.  I just finished work and I am going to start doing this.

3) Describe the task as you understand it--what you need to accomplish.

 The task that I am going to be doing is will be to create my Home Page, my Report 1, and uploading it all to the Web.

 

4) How many hours do you think this task will actually take? __4 hours__

Please give in an explanation for your answer: 

 Even though I already have experience with this type of task, just tweaking and doing the finishing touches takes a long time.

 

5) How important is it to you to succeed in this task?

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not important                                                             extremely important

Please give in an explanation for your answer:

 10

It is really important that I finish this tonight because I have so much things going on right now I’m not going to be able to get to it for awhile.

 

6) How much difficulty do you expect in performing this task?

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   not much                                                                              a lot

Please give in an explanation for your answer: 

 4

I do not think that this will be that difficult because I have already done this task before.  It is just time consuming.

 

 

7) How upset would you be if you did not succeed at this task?

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not upset                                                                           extremely upset

Please give in an explanation for your answer: 

 8

I will not be too upset.  I am sure that there will be a few problems with trying to upload my page and getting all the links to work.  It is just going to take a lot of time and patience to get it all to work right.

 

8) How sure are you that you will succeed in this task?

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doubtful                                                                               almost certain

Please give in an explanation for your answer: 

 7

Although my body is completely exhausted from working late, my mind is still awake, and that is all I need right now.

 

9) How likely is it that you will become good at this type of task?

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pretty doubtful                                                                       almost certain

Please give in an explanation for your answer: 

 9

Within the past year I have already learned so much about computers.  Although at the beginning it was really confusing, as soon as I caught on to how it works, making web pages and doing research on the Web has really gotten much less complicated.

 

 10) What is the main reason that you will probably succeed in completing this task?

(a)___ Luck

(b)__X_ The skills you've acquired

(c)___ Help you had from others

(d)___ Combination of things--please specify:

 

 

11) How motivated are you to keep on trying at this particular task until you succeed?

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slightly motivated                                                       very highly motivated

Please give in an explanation for your answer: 

 10

Although I am soooo tired right now, I am not going to stop until I finish this task.  I’ll just come back later and put the finishing touches on my page.

 

 

12) Computers will make it easier for me to perform this task.

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I strongly disagree                                                         I very much agree

Please give in an explanation for your answer: 

 10

There is so much things that computers can do now.  

 

 

13) How much effort do you expect this task to take?

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not much                                                                 a tremendous amount

Please give in an explanation for your answer: 

 10

I am not going to stop until I finish this task.

 

 

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